Posts Tagged ‘education’

Morocco’s attempt to reform Islamic teachings could impact the world | Al Arabiya

Morocco’s renowned moderate culture and religion to be further bolstered by education reform: To try and sum up extremism in one word or reason will ultimately lead to a vast generalization. But the main reason behind the cause of extremism is the educational curricula, because this lays the foundations that shape one’s thoughts. So when these curricula teach extremism, extremists will be born. Secondly, education is the wide arena where ...

Building Capacity through Partnerships – Jean R. AbiNader

How the International University/Rabat is Supporting Morocco’s Future Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC January 29, 2016 The first ever public-private higher education partnership in Morocco, the International University Rabat (IUR), was established in 2010 to accelerate the country’s capacity to undertake world-class research, and to provide specialized offerings for students in partnerships with universities in other countries.  It is a unique proposition, in which students who meet the requirements receive dual ...

From Small Seeds, Morocco-Mississippi State University Partnership – Jean R. AbiNader

Wide-ranging Collaboration Addresses Key Growth Sectors Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC October 15, 2015 It seemed like a good idea – to interview Mark E. Keenum, the president of Mississippi State University (MSU), recently named an honorary consul for Morocco in the US. It was an opportunity to discover why a partnership between a leading SEC football powerhouse and a frontier market economy makes sense, and what lies ahead for both ...

Middlebury to Open School in Morocco | Middlebury

Middlebury College is opening a new school in Rabat, Morocco: Middlebury C.V. Starr Schools Abroad will add a 17th country in the fall of 2016 when it opens a new School in Morocco. The program, approved by the Board of Trustees at their September meeting, will join the School in Amman, Jordan, as a second official Middlebury program in the Arabic-speaking world. “We’re thrilled to be launching this new program ...

King Inaugurates Preschool Educational Center in Tangiers | AllAfrica

Morocco continues building and reforming its education system to better meet the demands of the global marketplace: King Mohammed VI inaugurated, Wednesday in Bir Aharchoune neighborhood in Tangiers, a preschool educational center, as part of the National Human Development Initiative (INDH) for a total investment of 6.5 million dirhams. Mirroring the community-based policy advocated by the King, this project shows the sovereign’s special interest in issues related to protecting children, ...
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