Ministry of Education Announces 11000 New Teaching Positions

Rabat – The Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training’s regional academies issued an announcement on Tuesday regarding the urgent recruitment of 11,000 teachers in order to solve the serious deficit of professors currently plaguing the 2016-2017 school year.This offer follows the agreement that was ratified earlier this year between the Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training and the Ministry of Economy and Finance to recruit civil servants under a contract system.The recruitment offers were released earlier today on the public employment website. Each academy will release the number of the teachers it intends to hire. The 11,000 prospective teachers were pleased to discover that, as part of the offer, the usual 1 year training term will be forfeited, giving them the same rights concerning upgrade and salary, as those currently enjoyed by second degree professors.Applications will be considered from November 25-26. Official signing of these new contracts will take place December 14 at the Regional Academies of Education and Training  (AREF). read more

Côte dIvoire Jordanian UN blue helmets donate medicines to educational institute

18 July 2007Peacekeepers from the Jordanian battalion serving with the United Nations peacekeeping operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) have contributed medicines to an educational institute in Cocody as part of their broader humanitarian efforts to help the divided country. Peacekeepers from the Jordanian battalion serving with the United Nations peacekeeping operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) have contributed medicines to an educational institute in Cocody as part of their broader humanitarian efforts to help the divided country. “Our soldiers, messengers of peace, offer all that they are able with the sole goal of helping Côte d’Ivoire achieve stability and tranquility,” said Colonel Ali Bairat, who commands the battalion. He said the gift, aimed at helping to fight malaria and provide aid, comes as part of humanitarian activities carried out by the mission in order to help alleviate the suffering of the local population. Emile Bih, director of the Institut Pédagogique National de l’Enseignement Technique et Professionnel which received the donation, thanked the Jordanian battalion and ONUCI at a ceremony on Monday, saying that the medicine would help the health of the students so that the could better develop. UNOCI is working to assist the parties in Côte d’Ivoire – which has been divided between the rebel-held north and Government-controlled south since 2002 – to implement the Ouagadougou peace agreement signed earlier this year. read more