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140 Students Abducted in Northwestern Nigeria?

Armed kidnappers have taken 140 students from their boarding school in northwestern Nigeria, local officials announced Monday. Attackers opened fire on the Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna state early Monday, abducting most of the 165 pupils boardi…

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MAScIR, Canadian University Moncton Join Forces to Develop Cooperation

This cooperation agreement was signed by the rector and deputy-chancellor of Moncton University, Denis Prud’homme, and the director general of MASclR, Nawal Chraibi, during a virtual ceremony attended by the ambassadors of Morocco in Ottawa, Souriya Ot…

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National Education: Official Launch of “Massar” Mobile Version

Launched during a ceremony chaired by Minister of National Education, Vocational Training and Scientific Research, Saaïd Amzazi, these applications, downloadable via the official website of the ministry (www.men.gov.ma) and accessible free of charge on…

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Creation of 21 Universities between 2021 and 2023 Approved (Official)

Rabat – The national commission for the coordination of higher education approved the creation of 21 new universities between 2021 and 2023, said on Tuesday Driss Ouaichi, minister delegate for higher education.Answering a question at the house of advi…

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Solar Energy Brings Promise, Challenges to Sahel Region

BAMAKO, MALI – The African Development Bank held a virtual conference this week focused on solar energy in the Sahel region. Experts at the African…

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Number of Americans Studying in Morocco Up 24% in 2018-2019 Academic Year – Report

Rabat – During the 2018/19 academic year, the number of U.S. students coming to Morocco for study jumped by 24%, according to an annual report released Monday by the Institute of International Education, with support from the U.S. Department of State’s…

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Adoption of Remote Teaching at Start of 2020-2021 School Year (Ministry)

Rabat – Remote teaching will be adopted as an educational model at the start of the 2020-2021 school year which begins on September 7, all grades and levels combined, in all public and private establishments as well as in foreign mission schools, annou…

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Morocco, Model in Monitoring Nuclear Research Reactors in Africa, IAEA

Vienna – Morocco is a model for monitoring nuclear research reactors in Africa and beyond, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday. Morocco,…

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Morocco, Switzerland Discuss in Bern Means to Strengthen Cooperation in Vocational Training Area

Bern – Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, Said Amzazi, held talks Tuesday in Bern with Swiss State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation, Martina Hirayama, which focused on the mean…

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National Education Minister Starts Visit to Switzerland to Strengthen Cooperation in Vocational Training

Bern – Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, Said Amzazi, started Tuesday a working visit to Switzerland with the aim of discussing the means to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the areas of e…

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