Moroccan Educational Institutions to Celebrate Human Rights

Marrakech - More than a thousand Moroccan educational institutions will celebrate the culture of human rights through an educational activity that will be performed from 10:00 to 10:30 on Thursday morning during the International Forum of Human Rights, which is being held in Marrakech from November 27 to 30. 6.8 million students will participate in the activity. Primary school students will create posters a ...

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Journals of a Moroccan Fulbrighter in America (13): A conference in New Mexico

Austin - An important activity that graduate students in the U.S. get involved in is attending and/or organizing conferences in their field of study. Both Masters and PhD students try to participate in a conference at least once a year. One of the students from the Arabic section at the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at UT was going to give a presentation in a linguistics conference organized by the U ...

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In Pictures, Moroccan Youth Protest: ‘’We Are Students, Not Customers’’

Rabat - Moroccan youth mobilized in a public square in Rabat against the privatization of education in Morocco, opening a social dialogue under the slogan, ‘’we are students, not customers.’’ With privatization, education becomes a commodity like any other thing that you can buy and sell,’’ they say. On Tuesday evening, twenty students stood in a public square, near the Moroccan Parliament in Rabat, asking ...

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Journals of a Moroccan Fulbrighter in America (12): The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Program

Austin - Fulbright visiting scholars in America can participate in programs called “Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Seminars." The Enrichment Program is implemented by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) on behalf of the U.S Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). According to the website of the Fulbright Scholar Program, “these activities are design ...

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Morocco, Country With Lowest English Proficiency in the World

Rabat- Morocco is among the countries with the lowest level of English proficiency, a recently published report has concluded. In the 2014 English Proficiency Index released by International training company Education First, which looked at proficiency of the English Language in a total of 63 countries and territories, Morocco was ranked among the ten countries with 'very low proficiency' of English. The ki ...

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Six Moroccan Schools Among 1000 Business Schools Worldwide

Rabat - Six Moroccan universities and schools of trade and management have been included in the Eduniversal global ranking of The Best 1000 Business Schools in 154 countries around the world. The ranking, which is conducted by Eduniversal, a global ranking and rating agency specializing in higher education, is 'designed to provide information to prospective graduate students to help them in their search for ...

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Morocco Wins Two Awards At Intel Science Competition In Doha

Doha - Morocco won two awards at the fifth Intel Science Competition Arab World 2014 (ISC AW) in Doha, an annual pan-Arab science, technology, engineering and math competition for students in grades 9 to 12. Two 17-year old Moroccan students Ahmed Amrani and Dounia Jaoui won the "modern technologies award" for their project Smart Cane, a white cane designed to facilitate movement to visually impaired people ...

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Education: Morocco’s Gross Enrolment Ratio up 2.3 % in 2014/2015 Academic Year

Rabat  - The Gross enrolment ratio in Morocco grew by 2.3 % during 2014-2015 academic year, the minister delegate for National Education and Vocational Training Abdeladim El Guerrouj said Tuesday. The minister who was speaking at the the House of Councillors, added that the overall number of students enrolled during the 2014-2015  school year amounted to 6.8 million, including 39 % in rural areas, noting th ...

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Eduniversal Ranks HEM as Top Business School in Morocco

Fez - Eduniversal, a global ranking and rating agency specializing in higher education, has selected HEM Business School in Casablanca as the number one business school in Morocco based on the Deans Vote Survey for 2014.  The mission of the agency is to provide the tools and expertise to enable individuals, regardless of nationality, income level or background, to be able to navigate the best global educati ...

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Morocco: Minister Presents New Educational Project Vision 2030

Marrakech- The Minister of National Education and Vocational Training, Mr. Rachid Belmokhtar, unveiled a new educational project, called Vision 2030. The project aims to change the status of Moroccan schools and provide all citizens with a high-quality education. During the presentation of national education budget projection for 2015 to the lower of parliament’s Committee of Education, Culture, and Communi ...

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Princess Lalla Hasna to Open World Conference on Education in Japan

Taroudant - Princess Lalla Hasna, sister of the king of Morocco, the Crown Prince of Japan and Unesco's director-general will open the World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan on November 10-12, 2014. On the occasion of the end of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, Lalla Hasna, the President of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection o ...

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Marrakech to Host 2nd International Conference on Education for Democratic Citizenship

Marrakech - The Moroccan Center for Civic Education in collaboration with its international and local partners will organize the Second Annual International Conference on Education for Democratic Citizenship, in Marrakech, on February 4 through 8, 2015. The conference specifically tackles aspects of education for democratic citizenship under the theme of “The Role of Youth in Promoting Global Citizenship Ed ...

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