Among the activities promoted in the school are social and school support activities for children (breakfast room, lunch and snacks, access to hygiene material, educational support and leisure and free time activities) as well as educational and social of mothers of family, the contribution of nursery scholarships, and a carpentry training for young people from 16 to 25 years.
The school does not have heating or hot water, the temperatures in winter can reach below zero degrees and both the bathrooms and the recreation and study areas are in a poor state of conservation. The rehabilitation works seek energy and environmental solutions in order to improve the quality of life in the school and thus facilitate access to education.
The reform’s works of the school consist of: the installation of an electric wall heating system in classrooms; the installation of a solar hot water system, the repair and improvement of the bathrooms and installation of showers, the creation of a library and the adaptation and improvement of the recreation area, including the planting of trees.
- Eighth Days of Sustainable Development in Tangier
- Institute Princesse Lalla Meryem
- Collaboration Program with the University of Tetuán-Tangier
The eight edition of these seminars was entitled “L’Entreprise Marocaine face aux changements climatiques. Quel défis et opportunités pour une croissance plus durable?” and took place in the headquarters of the Regional Council of Tangier-Tetouan-Alhucemas on 5 May 2016.
The “Eco-Enterprises” forum, which is aimed at companies and organisations with the aim of communicating and sharing ideas about good practices in sustainable development and social responsibility to present new green technology and sectors related to green business to the public, was also organised at this conference.
Since 2009, 1,800 people from the business, political and university world have attended the conference.
The Foundation, which collaborated in its implementation, remains connected with this important project that forms part of its Board of Directors.
Between 20 and 23 October 2014, the Foundation, the Barcelona School of Management from the Institute of Continuous Education at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona and the Princesse Lalla Meryem Institute for autistic children organised the seminar “Comunicación: médico, familia, paciente” (Communication: doctor, family, patient), which is aimed at doctors, educators from the Moroccan Ministry of Education who are specialised in autism and families of autistic children.
The seminars were opened at the Princesse Lalla Meryem Institute in Tangier. The ceremony was attended by the Director of the Institute, Abdelhak Abbadi, and the International Project Coordinator of the Gas Natural Fenosa Foundation, Manuel Beguer i Mayor.
The aim of the seminars was to develop the communication techniques between doctors, educators and families of autistic children.
The seminar included a series of workshops led by the coordinator of the Corporate Communication Department on the Scientific and Medical Communication Master’s at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Marc de Semir. He showed the doctors and educators the importance of establishing communication with the child to understand their personality and specific needs to encourage the behaviour that is required to develop their autonomy.
The purpose of the agreement is to train future engineers at the ENSAT in a special module of gas technology to increase the amount of qualified staff with basic gas knowledge.
The School of Applied Science
The ENSAT was created in 1998 with the aim of training polyvalent engineers and positioning itself among the best higher education institutes in Morocco. It included the natural gas module on the fifth course of the Industrial Engineering degree. This module started on 30 October 2008 and was taught to 24 students.
The agreement also led to sponsorship of a series of seminars about sustainable development at the National School of Applied Sciences.
The course included training about natural gas technology and 24 students benefited from the following course modules:
As a practical exercise, a technical training tour to the compression station in Tangier was arranged.
Since 2008, the program has trained 216 students.