- 22,500 graduates in various training cycles in digital sectors by 2027;
- Launch of 144 new digital programs in data analysis, digital technologies, cybersecurity, program development, metadata, and artificial intelligence.
The Head of Government, Mr. Aziz Akhannouch, presided over the signing ceremony on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, in Rabat, for an agreement related to the implementation of the program to strengthen enrollment and graduation in digital sectors in Moroccan public universities. This is in accordance with the Royal High Directives, urging the utilization of the digital transformation that the world is undergoing.
The objective of this agreement, signed by Mr. Abdellatif Miraoui, Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation, Fouzi Lekjaa, Delegate Minister to the Minister of Economy and Finance, in charge of the Budget, and Ms. Ghita Mezzour, Delegate Minister to the Head of Government in charge of Digital Transition and Administrative Reform, is to design and implement new digital university training programs across all Moroccan public universities. These programs will be tailored to the needs of the job market and the expectations of both national and foreign investors. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Ms. Nadia Fettah, Minister of Economy and Finance.
The agreement aims to increase the number of graduates, currently around 8000 in various training cycles, to 22,500 graduates by 2027. The new digital training programs launched at 12 universities across the regions of the Kingdom include 144 new programs in data analysis, digital technologies, cybersecurity, program development, metadata, artificial intelligence, and others.Haut du formulaire
The Head of Government emphasized on this occasion the importance of developing digital skills and talents in our country as a driving force for digital transition and a lever for the economy. He highlighted that the establishment of an adequate workforce in digital specialties will accelerate the dynamics of digital transition and meet the expectations of both national and foreign investors.
The Head of Government also emphasized the need to ensure the strengthening and quality of training programs, scientific research, and innovation in order to guarantee the desired convergence between employment and the upgrading of human capital, in accordance with Royal High Directives.
It should be noted that this agreement also aims to design digital training sessions at the level of public universities, in line with technological advancements, to strengthen the diversification of the national economy and contribute to making Morocco a preferred destination for investors in the fields of digital and information technologies.