The Secretary-General-elect of the Organisation of Educational Cooperation, H.E. Manssour Bin Mussallam, visited three primary schools in Moroni and Koimbani village in Comoros. He likewise attended the annual teachers’ award ceremony in Koimbani together with the Minister of National Education, Higher Education and Scientific Research of Comoros, H.E. Moindjié Mohamed Moussa.
During his visit to the primary schools, the Secretary-General-elect had the opportunity of engaging with students and teachers on their needs and priorities as well as their future expectations towards the OEC. He emphasised that education must protagonise youth to become empowered citizens and pioneers for societal development.
The Secretary-General-elect reiterated, in this connection, OEC’s determination to complement endeavours undertaken by Comoros to develop coherent, equitable education systems that respond to the needs of their communities.
Following the school visits, the Secretary-General-elect attended an annual teachers award held in Koimbani during which teachers in Comoros were rewarded for their excellence in teaching. In his statement addressed to the invitees and awardees, he emphasised that OEC remains resolved to serve the future needs and aspirations of youth, humanize the learning process and to develop education systems for the future.
He reiterated that OEC’s establishment is a concrete expression of realising this commitment in conformity with the needs and aspirations of societies in Founding States.