The Ministry of National Education was established in 1959 to begin the task of training a native training corps to replace foreign teachers and build new schools.
Schooling is compulsory and free (at state schools).The basic education cycle last nine years , followed by three years of secondary education. Classical Arabic is the main language of instruction. French is introduced from the third year of primary school. Berber is recently in education system, but not yet all over Morocco. Spanish is spoken by many Moroccans in the north, while English is increasingly the foreign language of choice for youth attending private school. English language is introduced into the state curriculum in grade ten (first year of secondary school).
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Agdal Garden is adjacent to the Royal Palace of Marrakesh. Created during the Alawid ruler “Abdurrahman bin Hicham”.
The Garden is divided in two by the long avenue. It contain two large artificial pools and is planted with olive groves and various fruit trees.
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Menara Gardens were built in the 12th century during the Almohad dynasty. The pavilion was built by the 16th century Saadi dynasty.
The pavilion and basin are surrounded by orchards and olive groves. The basin is supplied with water thanks to an old hydraulic system which conveys water from the Atlas Mountains.
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Majorelle Garden is a botanical garden in Marrakesh, designed in 1924 by Jacques Majorelle , the famous French artist. The garden has been open to the public since 1947.
Since 1980 the graden has been owned by Yves Saint-Laurent and Pierre Bergé.
The garden hosts more than 15 bird species which can be found only in the area of North Africa.
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This museum is located inside the Majorelle Garden. The former paint shop of Jacque Majorelle.
It has been transformed into a small museum of Islamic art where you can see beautiful carpets, ceramic and Berber paintings and drawings of the artist.
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