The promotion of education, science and culture is an essential lever for achieving the SDGs (M. Benmoussa) | Conso news

Speaking at the ordinary session of the General Assembly of the National Commission for Education, Science and Culture held at the headquarters of the National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco, Mr. Benmoussa highlighted Morocco’s commitment, as part of its new development model, to give priority to the education, science and culture sector.

Also chairman of the said commission, Mr. Benmoussa emphasized the urgent reforms to be implemented in favor of a new inclusive school, based on the principles of equity, equal opportunities and quality for all.

Dwelling on the actions of the Commission, Mr. Benmoussa welcomed the positive results of its activities in terms of the completion of its restructuring and the implementation of various projects and programs in full interaction with the three organizations (UNESCO , ICESCO and ALESCO).

Likewise, he expressed the Commission’s determination to act according to its next action plan, while referring to the most important institutional references for the reform, in particular the NMD, the 2026-2021 government program and the framework law no. 51-17 relating to the system of education, training and scientific research.

During this meeting, the interventions focused in particular on international experiences in terms of technical and managerial reforms and the training of young job seekers as well as on a global reform of the education system.

During this meeting, partnership and cooperation agreements were also signed between the Commission and institutional players, in particular the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation, the Economic, Social and Environmental Council , Moroccan universities, the Ministerial Delegation for Human Rights, the Moroccan Association of Presidents of the Councils of Prefectures and Provinces, as well as certain actors from civil society.

In addition, the Commission held a session devoted in particular to the presentation of its activity report for the year 2021, the action plan and the budget for the year 2022.

The action plan provides for the development of a guide comprising a set of cultural and educational initiatives including tributes to Moroccan personalities in the fields of human and social sciences, and the establishment of three Moroccan prizes to select the best academic research.

The meeting was attended by the Minister for Youth, Culture and Communication, the Minister for Economic Inclusion, Small Business, Employment and Skills, the Minister for Solidarity, Social Integration and the Family, the Interministerial Delegate for Human Rights, the Director General of ICESCO and the President of the Moroccan Association of Presidents of Councils of Prefectures and Provinces.

Source: MAP