The House of Representatives works on preschool

Habib El Malki: A theme that is of paramount importance insofar as it concerns the future of future generations Preschool education remains the linchpin of the reform of the Moroccan education system, members of the House of Representatives said in Rabat on Tuesday. During a plenary session devoted to the examination of the report of the thematic working group responsible for the evaluation of public policies in preschool education, parliamentarians insisted on the need to put in place an adequate educational framework for preschool. , which covers teaching methods, quality standards, training of educators, parity (boys, girls) and territorial equality (urban, rural), in order to raise the level of this education in all regions of the Kingdom. This theme is of capital importance insofar as it is at the heart of the development of the education system and concerns the future of the generations of tomorrow who will take up the torch of building the Morocco of tomorrow to meet the various challenges, observed the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Habib El Malki, in an introductory speech at this meeting. In this sense, he welcomed the special attention that HM King Mohammed VI gives to this large-scale project, while thanking the members of the thematic group for the efforts made in the preparation of this report. The parliamentarians who spoke at this session emphasized the importance of preschool education for future generations, while stressing that the size and content of this report demonstrate in many ways its importance, as well as the effort expended for its development. After presenting the working methodology and the criteria adopted by the group in the preparation of this report, the members of the group indicated that they had faced many challenges, in particular because of the Covid19 pandemic, which prevented them to hold all the listening sessions and to learn about international experiences in the matter in order to benefit from them. And to specify that the members of the group went to four regions, namely Rabat-Salé-Kénitra, l’Oriental, Dakhla-Oued Ed-Dahab and Casablanca-Settat, and visited about thirty educational establishments. preschool. In terms of governance, the parliamentarians welcomed the creation of primary education classes and establishments, while stressing the need to increase the number of girls benefiting from this education and to lay the foundations for a balance between urban and rural environment. They also sounded the alarm about the level of supervision of human capital, but above all in relation to the weakness of the financial resources allocated to primary education. In addition, parliamentarians noted in this context a certain lack of support for preschool before the 2000s, which hampered its development and made it a traditional and vulnerable education that did not respond to quality and consistency measures. by highlighting the National Education and Training Charter, which constitutes an important step towards the establishment of an education system, in which preschool education occupies a primordial place. “The National Charter has made primary education a fundamental element for the reform of the education system in line with Morocco’s international commitments”, they stressed. The report, prepared by the thematic working group responsible for evaluating public policies relating to preschool education in the House of Representatives, made a series of recommendations aimed at improving public policies in this area. the main conclusions of the evaluation of public policies in primary education, advocates the adoption of the concept of preschool education instead of primary education, taking into account the specificity of the target age group and the experiences international standards in terms of preschool education. On the other hand, the report recommended the strengthening of rapprochement and coordination between the different ministerial sectors, the combination of efforts, the consolidation of educational practices and initial and continuing training, as well as the acceleration of the integration of children. in difficult situations and facilitating their access to primary education, through the implementation of inclusive education mechanisms and the recruitment of executives specially trained in inclusive education. Parliamentarians welcome the Royal initiative concerning MRE Parliamentarians on Tuesday highly welcomed the initiative of His Majesty King Mohammed VI aimed at facilitating the return of Moroccans residing abroad (MRE) to the mother country in better conditions. During a meeting of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, National Defense, Islamic Affairs and MRE in the House of Representatives, devoted to the examination of “the measures taken to make Operation Marhaba 2021 a success”, the parliamentarians welcomed the High Royal Instructions aimed at facilitating the return of the Moroccan diaspora to the Kingdom at affordable prices and strengthening the logistics of the various airports and ports to accommodate the large number of Moroccans around the world in better conditions. This Royal gesture reflects the constant interest that HM the King grants to the Moroccan community established abroad and to the protection of their rights, in particular during this difficult situation marked by the repercussions of the coronavirus, they estimated, adding that this human initiative will allow the MRE to find their brothers and their families in the Kingdom. Parliamentarians also called for simplifying administrative procedures in the judicial field, highlighting the measures taken to manage trials remotely for the benefit of members of the Moroccan community established abroad. They also highlighted the vital role of Moroccans around the world in the revival of the national economy, through their significant currency transfers which have increased this year. Adoption in second reading of the bill on cannabis Bill No. 13.21 relating to the legal use of cannabis was adopted by a majority in the House of Representatives on Tuesday at second reading. Adopted by 61 votes to 25, the text was sent to the House of Representatives for a second reading after amendments to the House of Councilors. Drafted in harmony with the Kingdom’s international commitments, Bill 13.21 aims to submit all activities related to the cultivation, production, processing, transport, marketing, export and import of cannabis and its products to a licensing system.Exhaustive scientific studies have been prepared by the Ministry of the Interior focusing on the feasibility of the project, its socio-economic and environmental potential, as well as the advantages and challenges that the Morocco must rise to the success of this large-scale project.