2020 (EN)

The Fondazione Mediterraneo and the Federazione Anna Lindh Italia participated in this event which took place under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI.
The city of Marrakech hosted, from January 6 to 10, 2020, the organization of this major scientific event organized by the Ministry of National Education, Professional Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Center Moroccan Civic Education in coordination with the "International Congress for School Efficiency and Improvement".
"This event is part of the implementation of the High Royal Directives which make education the second national priority after territorial integrity - said President Michele Capasso - as well as the implementation of the provisions of the framework law 51.17 which defines the characteristics of the Moroccan school, a school of equity, quality and promotion of the individual and society, and considers that its reform is a shared responsibility which depends on the concerted efforts of all”.
Thus, 1000 participants from 65 countries representing national and international bodies belonging to governmental and non-governmental organizations and interested in the education, training and scientific research sector debated on the following axes: education and empowerment young people and their qualifications with a view to strengthening their participation in social and economic development and improving quality in schools and better preparing them for the professional world, improving teaching practices, promoting the roles of decision-makers, researchers and practitioners in educational change, promotion of the teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, school guidance, educational leadership and finally inclusive education for migrants and refugees. An axis has also been devoted to strengthening the governance of educational establishments through the establishment project.
Through more than 460 presentations, conferences, workshops and round tables, this edition aims to share good practices between the various participants in the field of improving the quality of education and training.
The aim of this edition was also to study the role of the school in the empowerment of young people and prepare them to participate in the social and economic development of their country, and to discuss ways of improving methods and approaches to ensure the best performances of educational establishments as well as to exchange views and experiences linked to the integration of immigrants in education systems as well as in the social fabric.
The organization of this congress in Morocco is of great importance, since it will make it possible in particular to present the strategy of the Kingdom of Morocco to reform its educational system and to discuss it with experts of international renown. It also aims to share experiences with various approaches to educational reform as well as promote the image of Morocco as a destination for investments in the knowledge economy and the consecration of Morocco's African policy by its presence not only as an economic partner, but also as an important actor in the development of education at the continental level, through the participation of 20 African countries in this edition.