[Morocco] Vivo Energy and Zakoura Foundation partners with Education Ministry to educate on environment
18-12-2018 10:07:00 | by: Pie Kamau | hits: 5315 | Tags:

Vivo Energy and the Zakoura Foundation have signed a partnership agreement with the Ministry of Energy National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research to bolster environmental education in Morocco.

The aim of this innovative partnership is to unite the efforts of the Mama Tabiaa environmental education program. The Mama Tabiaa program will be generalized in the primary cycle in order to benefit a maximum of students. To support this objective, an online training platform has been created to enable teachers to complete comprehensive program training through tutorial videos (MOOCs).

It offers comprehensive training on the educational content of the environmental education program. This online platform is free and guarantees a quality training fast and certified by Zakoura Academy. It is accessible at www. mamatabiaa.ma, and will also benefit from this program to young children.

"We are proud of the Mama Tabiaa initiative, launched with the Zakoura Foundation in 2015. To date, nearly 150 public primary schools have rolled out this program, with more than 6,000 children between the ages of 8 and 11 being sensitized. The new takeoff that it is taking today is the commitment to this initiative, which is our commitment to contribute to the future of tomorrow's Morocco. said Asaf V. Sasaoglu, CEO or Vivo Energy Morocco.

Based on innovative teaching methods, which combine interactivity and learning through play, the "Mama Tabiaa" program to develop eco-citizen behavior among primary school students. The digitalisation of the Mama Tabiaa training offers teachers the pedagogical tools they need to deliver this program in their classes. Through this new platform, nearly 130,000 public primary school teachers will benefit from this training.

"The development and launch of a training platform dedicated to the" Mama Tabiaa "environmental education program reflects our common desire, with our loyal partner Vivo Energy Maroc, to democratize our actions in a sustainable perspective. the support of the Ministry of National Education, this innovative and enriching extra-curricular program can be integrated into a larger number of public primary schools and thus raise awareness of the environment. Jamal Belahrach, President of the Zakoura Foundation.

As a reminder, it was in February 2015 that the environmental education program was launched, in partnership with the Regional Academy of Education and Training of the Casablanca-Settat region, in schools. Hay Hassani public schools in Casablanca and non-formal education schools of the Foundation. A first step before its extension to other cities in Morocco. Nearly 6,000 children and their relatives have been sensitized to environmental issues.

Beyond its investment in environmental awareness through citizen actions, Vivo Energy Morocco has a global strategy for sustainable development whose protection of the environment is a major focus. In this context, Vivo Energy Maroc has been implemented for a number of years in order to improve its environmental footprint, covering, among other things, raising awareness of its employees.