Morocco extending teaching of Berber in schools
Teaching of the Berber language in Morocco, Aamazigh, received a boost with the creation of 930 "new" schools, which changed their main language of instruction for the start of the school year 2004-2005.
The Moroccan education minister Habib Malki, has now announced in front of the Moroccan Parliament, Wednesday 20 October that the plan will be extended by 2008 in both primary and secondary schools. As of 2006, there will be a 20% increase in the number of schools and 33% in the number of colleges teaching in Amazigh. (albawaba.com)
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