Saturday 17 September 2016

Two agreements between the Ministry of Education and the British Council were signed on Friday, September 16th 2016 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Education. His Excellence Mr. Neji Jaloul, Minister of Education and Mr. Robert Ness, the Country Director of the British Council in Tunis, singed the first agreement, related to the reactivation of the project Connecting Classrooms, which is to establish partnerships between the educational institutions between the Tunisian and British educational institutions in pedagogical fields of cultural and activation. The project aims also to contribute to the development of skills of pupils and secondary school teachers. As for the second agreement it is of interest to the regional programme Young Arab Voice. Through this agreement, a debate club will be integrated in every high school in Tunisia. This will help Tunisian institutes to build up the youth development, and enhance their debates and communication skills.

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