Projected share of Oman’s GDP by end 2025
Legislation permits foreign investment in education
Projected to climb to 6.2%
Education, will become an important driver of Oman’s GDP growth with its current share of 4.9% projected to climb to 6.2% by the end of 10th Five Year Plan (2021-2025).
Automation & digitization
Growth in career-long reskilling of workers in response to the 4th Industrial Revolution, automation and digitization of the workplace
Increased public – private sector co-operation to drive digital skills.
Use of AI, machine-learning technologies, tutoring apps and video-assisted remote learning.
Greater demand for hyper-personalized, blended and experiential learning.
Deployment of virtual reality tools to enable experiential, scenario-based learning and workplace training.
Growth in the private provision of tertiary education and lifelong training.
Greater emphasis on vocational training, internships and work-based learning.