On the occasion of World Teacher’s Day, President-elect Dr. Mohamed Muizzu unveiled his vision for the future of education in the Maldives, promising to bring about significant changes to the national curriculum and address the shortage of teachers.
In his message, President-elect Muizzu emphasized the pivotal role that educators play in shaping the future of any nation. He underscored the importance of instilling strong morals, valuable knowledge, and practical skills in the country’s education system, describing it as a cornerstone for success.
Acknowledging the weighty responsibility borne by teachers in guiding future generations, President-elect Muizzu expressed his commitment to improving the state of education in the Maldives. He voiced concern over the scarcity of teachers and questioned whether graduating students possessed the necessary skills to contribute effectively to the nation. To address these challenges, he pledged to recruit additional teachers and overhaul the national curriculum.
Under his leadership, the new curriculum will prioritize values such as discipline, competence, and patriotism, aligning it with the evolving needs of society and the job market.
President-elect Muizzu also promised a multifaceted approach to support teachers. He plans to provide ample training opportunities to enhance their professional growth and formulate policies that cater to their well-being. He reiterated his commitment to fostering a culture of respect for teachers and ensuring they enjoy a better work-life balance.
This commitment to education and educators highlights President-elect Muizzu’s dedication to improving the Maldives’ education system, ensuring that it meets the aspirations and needs of both students and the nation as a whole.