Muscat, The 5th International Conference of the

College of Education will be held at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU)

from 8 to 9 October 2018.

The conference this year is entitled Sport and Sustainable

Development. The conference aims to shed the light on the

importance of sport and its role in advancing and sustaining

development of individuals.

The conference is an opportunity for scholars, and professionals

interested in educational issues to communicate, consult with each

other, exchange expertise and successful experiences in the sport and

physical education on regional and international levels. It also expected

to make recommendations and suggestions to improve the level of

preparation and development of individuals who constitute a part of

society contributing to sustainable quality of individuals and

development of the society.

Dr. Suliaman al-Balushi, Dean of the College of Education at SQU

said that more than 100 papers covering various themes would be

presented throughout the two days of the conference.

This initiative of the Department of Physical Education at Sultan

Qaboos University is a manifestation of the University’s message that

seeks to achieve a sophisticated level in scientific research, and

highlight the recent scientific developments in the physical education

and sport sciences. Participants from various countries such as Egypt,

Jordan, Algeria, Libya, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Tunisia, the UAE,

Sudan, Kuwait, Palestine, Qatar and Morocco will attend the event, he

said.

Source: Oman News Agency