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Preschool children learn and play in Morocco

In 2018, the Moroccan government launched a nationwide preschool programme aimed at children aged 4 to 6. In just a few years, the country managed to significantly increase the number of children in preschool and the rate of enrolment rose from 49.5 percent in 2018 to 71.3 percent in 2020.  

At Ecole Zoulikha Ennassiri, Morocco, the Arabic language teacher, Halima, teaches painting and writing to second-year nursery school children.

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Youssef at Attaaoune School in Casablanca.

early childhood morocco-c-Mehdy Karouch

Bilal paints the letter D in Arabic.

early childhood morocco-c-Mehdy Karouch

Third-year preschool pupil Hajar during a collage exercise.

early childhood morocco-c-Mehdy Karouch

Azmi at takes part in an activity with his peers.  

early childhood morocco-c-Mehdy Karouch

Second year preschool student Wiam in an early maths lesson.

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This story is part of a photo exhibition that will be showcased at the World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education from 14 to 16 November 2022 Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

The Conference will reaffirm the right of every young child to quality care and education from birth. It will urge Member States to expand their commitment and investment in ensuring that access of all girls and boys to quality early childhood development, care and pre-primary education so that they are ready for primary education.

early childhood morocco-c-Mehdy Karouch
early childhood morocco-c-Mehdy Karouch