National Education: Benmoussa presents measures to implement the new status of civil servants


The Minister of National Education, Preschool and Sports, Chakib Benmoussa, presented, Tuesday to the House of Councilors, the measures relating to the implementation of the new status of civil servants in the National Education sector.

In response to seven oral questions on “the measures taken for the implementation of the new status”, Mr. Benmoussa indicated that a central committee and regional committees were created to supervise the various measures linked to monitoring and support. of the process of implementation and application of the new status.

Addressing the management measures relating to the new status, the minister noted that the increase in salaries and additional allowances were paid in record time to around 330,000 civil servants in the sector, who received them at the end of April 2024.

This is the first tranche of 750 dirhams per month of a general increase of around 1,500 dirhams, said Mr. Benmoussa.

“The additional compensation was paid, as well as the first tranche of compensation for the third rank of excellence in January 2024,” he said, noting that the rest will be paid in January 2025.

In addition, the minister announced “the continuation of the payment of compensation for administrative charges granted to executives of the educational administration during the current month or before the end of next June.”

Regarding the organizational aspect, Mr. Benmoussa indicated that “the new statute refers, in several of its articles, to a set of texts necessary for its implementation, and that the new provisions necessarily require the adaptation of certain texts in force”, emphasizing that “this organizational plan concerns 43 regulatory texts divided into draft decrees, decisions and joint decisions”, in particular.

According to the minister, these texts concern all aspects relating to civil servants of the Ministry of National Education, whether it concerns the organization of recruitment competitions, professional competitions, training, the allocation of certain compensation, the establishment of joint administrative committees, the resolution of certain administrative situations, the organization of mobility, motivation, etc.

In addition, some of these texts concern the governance of public educational establishments and the implementation of school life cycles, he indicated.

The ministry adopted, immediately after the promulgation of the new statute, a participatory approach in these texts before submitting its projects for approval by the two government authorities responsible for public service and finance, in accordance with the procedures in force, underlined the minister. .

And to add that to date, “14 draft texts have been approved and 5 other draft regulatory texts are being approved by the ministries concerned”, adding that “the initial version of 5 draft texts has been prepared and submitted to the social partners of the ministry for their opinion.

As part of the harmonization with the provisions of the new status of civil servants of the Ministry of National Education, Mr. Benmoussa affirmed that his department is working on 19 draft regulatory texts relating mainly to other aspects of the management of the professional career of ministry officials, training and school life.

The government official also insisted on the implementation of the other results of the agreements of December 10 and 26, 2023, in particular through a series of measures such as the organization of mobility movements, taking into account seniority considered granted to educational administrators graduated from regional training centers “class of 2022”, fixed at one year, and this for the mobility movement of educational administration executives for the year 2024.

The ministry is about to establish an organizational decision to regulate mobility movements from next school year, according to Mr. Benmoussa, in addition to examining the situation of education officials, women and men, who work in remote and difficult areas. At the same time, the permanent commission will be set up to renew and adapt the study programs, with the appointment of its members on February 27, 2024.

He further indicated that the government expressed “its strong desire to improve the working conditions of the educational family, to preserve its dignity and reconsider the teaching profession”, noting that the new status is characterized by its exceptional and important achievements, paving the way for optimal implementation of educational reform.

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