National Youth Program for Skills Development
Following the high keenness of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, May His Soul Rest in Peace, on youth, and His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tariq dedicated commitment to equip them with future skills to operate advanced future technologies, the Diwan of Royal Court launched a national initiative designed to equip young Omanis with the attitudes, skills and knowledge to be successful in the future world of work and the 4th Industrial Revolution Era in line with Oman's 2040 Vision
The National Youth Program
The National Youth Program

“Youth are the wealth of a nation, its inexhaustible resource and the arms that build it. They are its present and future. We will always listen to them, and sense their needs, interests and aspirations which will definitely be accorded the attention that they deserve”

His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik

The National Youth Program

We will continue – with God’s willing - our full sponsorship of the Omani Youth, believing in the youth’s role in creating the present and future

From the speech of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, May His Soul Rest in Peace, on the 15th National Day Anniversary.

Welcome to the National Youth Program for Skills Development

The Diwan of Royal Court welcomes you in the National Youth Program for Skills Development.

Welcome to the Initiative designed specifically for you, the emerging Omani youth and its promising future; in order to provide you with the skills, knowledge and values ​​of the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) to contribute in creating the present and the future ...

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Al Nashia
Scheme

This Scheme targets the age group between 14 - 17 years old and is designed to give participants an impressive educational experience full of challenges and opportunities to provide them with skills of the future; such as programming, robotics, computational thinking, digital media and other 21st century skills; thus contributing to enhancing their creativity and self-confidence to go through the 4th Industrial Revolution and its applications at global levels.

14-17 years old

14-17 years old

Future Skills

Future Skills

All schools; public and private

All schools; public and private

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Al Shabab
Scheme

This Scheme targets the age group between 18-29 years old and is designed to give participants a unique educational experience to equip them with the (4IR) skills, values ​​and knowledge. It starts with a 3-month E-Learning Stage, where those who successfully complete the requirements will be qualified for the Omani Youth Tech Ideathon to develop ideas for the startup technology projects; followed by the Applied Learning Stage within and outside the Sultanate to benefit from the successful international experience before they work on the establishment of their startup technology projects on the ground and presenting them to the investors.

18-29 years old

18-29 years old

tech-startup projects

tech-startup projects

1,000 participants

1,000 participants

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Partners

The National Youth Program for Skills Development is keen on identifying the highest standards in selecting the Program’s partners; in order to provide the best experience that lives up to the aspirations of the Omani youth based on the 4th Industrial Revolution and its skills.

Google
Lego Education
Firetech
GUtech
Seedstarts
Arabnet

Outward Bound Oman
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Nanyang Technology University in Singapore
Udacity
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)
Events
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