Science Education in Oman: Taking Oman to Better Future

Abdullah K. Ambusaidi*, Mohamed A. Shahat, Ali S. Al Musawi

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The purpose of the present chapter is to give the reader an overview of the current science education research in Oman. The chapter focuses on three main sections as an overview of the country, an overview of the education development, and the current situation of science education. It addresses the emerging technologies in relation to science education including blended education and e-learning developments. The chapter then discusses the requirements for better implementation of science education along with the future strategies to overcome the challenges and issues that facing science teachers in Oman. It concludes by recommending the importance of making greater efforts to instill the twenty-first-century skills in the future graduates of science to enable them to respond to the requirements of the global economic market.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Educational Technology
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Pages113-127
Number of pages15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Educational Technology
ISSN (Print)2196-4963
ISSN (Electronic)2196-4971

Keywords

  • Education system
  • Oman
  • Research and international collaboration
  • Science education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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