A deep crisis in medical education in Morocco: Medical students threaten a white year in front of the government’s deaf ears

Rabat, Morocco: Medical students in Morocco have been boycotting classes for nearly six months, protesting the government’s decision to reduce the length of study from seven to six years.

They insist on their demands:

Despite all this time, the government has shown no willingness to respond to the students’ demands, threatening to ruin their current academic year.

Refusal of dialogue:

The Minister of Higher Education, Abdellatif Merawi, is adamant, insisting that the government has responded to most of the students’ demands.

Resorting to grievances:

In an attempt to break the deadlock, the National Committee of Medical Students of Morocco has collected more than 4,000 signatures on a petition demanding the opening of a national dialogue with the government and the cancellation of all sanctions taken against student representatives.

The petition’s demands:

The petition calls for:

Opening a national dialogue on the issue of medical education.

The cancellation of all sanctions taken against student representatives.

Maintain the seven-year duration of medical studies.

Fears of losing the academic year:

Observers warn that the continuation of the crisis could lead to the loss of the current academic year for medical students, which would have negative repercussions on their future careers.

Call for dialogue:

Many people interested in the higher education sector are calling on the government to open a serious dialogue with medical students in order to find consensual solutions that satisfy all parties and ensure the continuation of the educational process.

A crisis that requires urgent solutions:

The crisis in medical education in Morocco is a deep crisis that requires urgent solutions from all stakeholders, including the government, students and civil society.

The future of medical education is at stake:

The future of medical education in Morocco hinges on the ability of all parties to sit down at the dialogue table and reach solutions that ensure the quality of medical education and meet the aspirations of students and the needs of society.

From the website: Fez News

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