Ahmed Fal Merkazi is born in 1957 in Agadir, is Professor of Higher Education, Doctor of State in Educational Technology graduated from the faculty of Education Sciences of Mohammed V University in Rabat and Laval University in Quebec – Canada. He is also a normalist in Physics and Chemistry at the École Normale Supérieure – Souissi, Rabat in 1982 and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Techniques.
He has been in charge of the development of ICTs at Hassan 1st -Settat University since April 2016 and named a Referent for the national MOOC project “Maroc Université Numérique”. He held the position of Head of the Social Support Department at the Ministry of National Education between March 2010 and October 2013. He was a Member of the Cabinet of Ministers, where he was mainly in charge of Training and Monitoring related to the ” Programme d’Urgence 2009-2012″.
He conducted studies as a consultant for UNESCO in the field of Information and Communication Technology for Education in 2010 and 2011. He acts as International Judge for the evaluation of teachers’ works in the Innovative Global Forum “Microsoft Partners in Global Learning Forum” organized each year by Microsoft.
Merkazi has been provincial Delegate of the Ministry of National Education in Khouribga and Settat between 1996 and 2004 and Deputy Director of the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Marrakech. In addition, he was National Coordinator for “introduction of educational computer science in high schools” between 1990 and 1994, trainer in “Computer Pedagogical Applications” at the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Marrakech since May 1988.