Education Opportunities

An Expert's View about Printing and Media in Morocco

Last updated: 16 May 2011

Morocco has ambitious plans in education and training to become more competitive and adapt to the new technologies on offer (ICT, E-Learning, Internet).The Ministry of Education launched Genie programme to provide 100,000 computers, software and train 30,000 teachers by 2012 to the use of new technologies.

Sector briefing Education Opportunities in Morocco Why Morocco? Morocco has ambitious plans in education and training to become more competitive and adapt to the new technologies on offer (ICT, E- Learning, Internet).The Ministry of Education launched Genie programme to provide 100,000 computers, software and train 30,000 teachers by 2012 to the use of new technologies. The Ministry of Trade and Industry has also an IT plan to help SME?s to use more new technologies. The Government encourages the creation of new private schools and universities teaching English at all levels. Copyright: Getty Images The British Consulate General in Casablanca with BESA , UKTI and The Academy of Education in Casablanca worked on an ICT pilot project in education using UK interactive whiteboards, software and providing training to Morocco sees the next teachers in a secondary school. The project decade as a critical period for was successful and generated interest from other academies. The Education sector benefits developing the use of IT in from significant financial support from the education World Bank and the EU. Find general information on the Moroccan market conditions on UKTI?s website. The doing business guide for Morocco gives an overview of Morocco?s economy, business culture, potential opportunities and an introduction to other relevant issue. UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Education opportunities in Morocco 6- development policy programme in Opportunities education 2009-2012 Education in Morocco offers good opportunities Financed by the Word Bank for UK companies in English language teaching, Project under execution vocational training, introduction on new Amount: 100 million Euros technologies, didactic and pedagogic equipment, software, consultancy services, Support the implementation of the Government investments in new schools. education emergency plan 2009-2012. Improve effectiveness and efficency of service The Major projects are: delivery and educational outcomes. 1-Software: 7- Study about higher education, employment and vocational training Launch of several tenders by the Ministry of Education about supply of language software Under negociation with the World Bank (English,French, Spanish, German) Deadline to submit:04/05/2010 Published on the website: If you have any questions on the opportunities http://genie.men.gov.ma above, contact the UKTI Morocco contacts named in this report. Business opportunities 2-Supporting scheme for implementing aimed specifically at UK companies are added the education programme daily to UKTI?s website. These leads are sourced by our staff overseas in British Consultancy services to the emergency Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates, programme of the Ministry of National across all sectors and in over 100 markets. Education especially for primary and secondary schools. You can be alerted to business opportunities on a regular basis by registering on the UKTI EU donation of 93 million Euros. Programme website. Find out more on UKTI?s business signed in December 2009 opportunities service on the UKTI website 3-Neighbourhood investment programme From: 2009 to 2010 Amount: 15 million Euros ( financed by EU) This programme is focused on school construction and technical assistance 4-Literacy programme From: 2008 to 2011 EU financial support of 17 million Euros to the literacy programme of the Ministry of National education 5-Human resources for the Economy Project under negociation with the EU Amount: 30 million Euros Financial support to the sector training policy Technical assistance required Tenders to be launched in 2011 UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Education opportunities in Morocco Major events and activities UKTI contacts Inward mission to the BETT Show Miss Najat Benyahia Contact: Miss Najat Benyahia, Trade Adviser Trade & Investment Adviser Email: najat.benyahia@fco.gov.uk British Consulate General -Casablanca Time: January 2012 Tel: 212 522 85 74 13 Email: Najat.benyahia@fco.gov.uk Inward mission to the Education Show Contact: Miss Najat Benyahia, Trade Mr David Flint Adviser Consul General Email: Najat.benyahia@fco.gov.uk British Consulate General- Casablanca Time: March 2012 Tel: 212 522 85 74 00 Email: david.flint@fco.gov.uk Find full details of all events in this country and sector on the UKTI website. New export events are added daily to the site and you can register to be alerted to them on a daily, weekly or monthly basis UKTI?s Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) provides grant support for eligible Small & Medium Sized Enterprises (SME's) to attend trade shows overseas. Find out more about UKTI support for attendance at overseas events UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Education opportunities in Morocco Next steps - ? Arranging appointments How UKTI can help ? Organise seminars or other events for you to meet contacts and promote your British companies wishing to develop their company in the Moroccan market business in the Moroccan market are advised to undertake as much market research and This work is available via our Overseas Market planning as possible in the UK. UKTI?s team in Introduction Service (OMIS) a chargeable Morocco with its wide local knowledge and service which assists British-based companies experience, can provide a range of services to wishing to enter or expand their business in British-based companies wishing to grow their overseas markets. business in global markets. To find out more about commissioning this This can include: work, or accessing other UKTI services and ? Provision of market information specialist advice, please visit the UKTI website ? Validated lists of agents/distributors to find contact details for your local UKTI ? Key market players or potential office. customers in the Moroccan market ? 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Posted: 14 May 2011, last updated 16 May 2011