Rabat, Morocco (TMT)- According to a story featured last weekend on Moroccan paper Assabah, 75.6% of Morocco’s Baccalauréat students [Students in their last year of secondary-school, getting ready for the end of the year’s national high-school exam] said that “they are for the separation of state and religion, meaning secular.”
The hard-to-believe numbers, according to Assabah, were revealed part of the Second National Social and Educational study, conducted again this year on Moroccan Baccaluréat students.
The study also revealed that 59.6% would prefer to work in the public sector, while only 13.4% have a preference for the private one.
Also interesting is that “95.7% think that they still have to improve their mastery of Arabic, French, and English if they want to lure a good job.”
According to the same study, relaying from the paper, 77.8% already have an idea of the profession they want to exercise in the future.
The Moroccan Times.