(MENAFN- Muscat Daily) Muscat- The State Council discussed at its tenth meeting a proposal on 'Development of Educational Training System' by the Education and Research committee.
At the meeting chaired by H E Dr Yahya bin Mahfoudh al Mantheri, chairman of the State Council, in the presence of bureau members and the secretary general of the council, the discussions dwelt on several subjects, stated a press release.
In this regard, the bureau hosted Hon Dr Abdullah bin Mubarak al Shanfri, committee head for discussing the proposal which aims to identify the current reality associated with the role of education in imparting among the learners, the practical skills necessary to engage in the labour market, and to forge a clearer vision of linking theoretical education with practical operational aspects.
The proposal will be presented at the forthcoming regular session of the council, following the inclusion of the observations made by the members of the bureau.
During the meeting, the bureau also hosted Hon Raya Salim Said al Manthri for discussion on the 'Language Policy Proposal in the Sultanate, its Reality and its Challenges and Mechanisms for their Development and Activation'.
Hon Raya explained that one of the objectives of the proposal is to identify the reality of using Arabic in the sultanate, highlight its challenges and its effects and to formulate appropriate proposals through which the status of the Arabic language can be highlighted.
It also aims to ensure that its usage is promoted in various governmental and private institutions and propose a law or an official document to protect the Arabic language in addition to the proposal of the appropriate government entity which could be the official reference to this document and follow up on the implementation of the policies contained therein.
The bureau also discussed the proposal by the committee on Education and Research on the study, 'Strengthening the Role of Education in Supporting the Knowledge-based Economy'.
It reviewed the proposal by the committee on Culture, Information and Tourism on the 'The Traditional Crafts: Reality and Ambition Culture'.
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