Wednesday, October 5, 2022 – 04:00
The same sources told Hespress that Fawzi Lekjaa, the minister in charge of the budget, confirmed in a presentation during a “Monday meeting” that brought together the National Union for Higher Education and the government that the project could be boldly adopted, to be agreed upon. between the government and the Higher Education Union starting in 2023, following a speech by the Prime Minister in which he said the download of the agreement would be possible during fiscal year 2024.
A source told Hespress that Aziz Ahannoukh, after listening to Lekya’s presentation, confirmed that the latter would chair the technical committee that would oversee the dialogue with trade unionists and was therefore aware of the possibilities.
The committee, led by Lekjaa, is expected to discuss the details of the pay increase contained in the draft agreed during Minister Amzazi’s tenure, which was approved by Abdellatif Mirawi, next Friday, the same source said, saying the agreement, which brought the alliance together with Amzazi , allocated an increase of AED 3,500 for qualified professors, 4,000 for associate professors, 6,000 for university professors and 8,000 for professors with exceptional degrees.
On the other hand, a union source present at the meeting stated that the union was waiting for the presentation to be presented by the Ministry of Finance, after which it would announce its position, adding: “The government stated during the meeting that there is a political will to solve the problem of higher education professors. establishments and create an atmosphere of social peace.”
On the other hand, the union called for the need to reconsider “the prejudice that affects professors who accumulate long experience outside of Morocco, and when they return to their homeland, they must return to zero and start their journey anew, as the current system does not guarantee their succession “.
Aziz Ahannoukh reaffirmed, according to the National Union for Higher Education, the determination of his government to radically reform the system of higher education and research in its entirety, expressing his willingness to seriously address a number of imbalances that the system is facing in order to develop and modernize this strategic sector and restore confidence between participants.
University professors consider their dossier legitimate and in the same way belong to the category whose salary has not been raised for almost twenty years or scientific research.