MOL Charitable Trust Hosts a networking meeting on Education with NGOs
On Thursday, July 20, the MOL Charitable Trust (the "Trust") (Note) held a roundtable meeting of local education-related NGOs.
It was the second roundtable meeting, following last year’s event, with the objective of sharing knowledge and boosting cooperation among local NGOs. The theme of this year's roundtable was "The Role of Parents in Education and Effective Involvement," and participants included representatives of 14 local organizations working in the field of education and members of the Trust's Committee of Enforcers.
In his opening remarks, Dr. Jimmy Harmon, an enforcer of the Trust's Committee, noted that parental roles are not limited to mothers and fathers; depending on the situation, grandparents, siblings, or other relatives may take on these roles, and emphasized the importance of recognizing the definition of parents in each situation as each organization conducts its activities.
Mrs. Angel Anne-Lise Charlot Colomès, an educational psychologist who participated online from Canada, emphasized on the importance to supportgrowth and care about the psychological needs of children for a healthierschool experience.
Some of the organizations also presented progress reports on their projects, and there was a lively question-and-answer session among the participants.
Through the Trust, MOL will continuously support the expansion of educational opportunities for the people of Mauritius.