Back to school: Basic Education Minister confident turnout in crisis-stricken regions will gradually pick up

The Minister of Basic Education, Laurent Serge Etoundi Ngoa, has said he hopes the timid start of the new academic year in the two English-speaking regions of Cameroon, as well as in the Far North region of the country, will…

Back to school: Date for start of 2021/2022 academic year announced for Basic and Secondary Education

Pupils and students in Cameroon will resume school on 6 September for the 2021/2022 academic year. The information was made public in a communique jointly released by the Ministers of Basic and Secondary Education on Wednesday 25 August.  An excerpt…

Center Region: 42 private schools shut down for operating clandestinely

42 private institutions of learning have been sealed in the Center region of Cameroon, following a ministerial order signed on August 4, by the Minister of Basic Education, Laurent Serge Etoundi Ngoa. The release had indicated that 179 schools in…

Basic Education: New system encourages teachers to choose to be recruited in their regions of origin

A new approach has been adopted for the recruitment of basic education teachers in Cameroon, enabling them to choose their regions of origin for posting. This is because the teachers will have to spend five years wherever they are placed…