Global impact of COVID-19 on education systems: the emergency remote teaching at Sultan Qaboos University

Mohamed El Tahir Osman*

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Abstract

In response to the lockdown of Sultan Qaboos University and closure of all schools in Oman, the college of education activated an E-learning ‘Emergency Remote Teaching’ Plan for the Spring semester, and the student teacher practicum programme. The primary purpose of the intended paper is to highlight the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the Sultanate of Oman in general, and the education system in particular. The paper will also provide an analytic description of the college experience and lessons learnt from the impact of the pandemic on the changing teaching and learning landscape, and the diffusion and adoption of e-learning in teacher education.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)463-471
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Education for Teaching
Volume46
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • emergency e-learning
  • Oman
  • remote teaching

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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