Cameroon – Education: 15 million FCFA bonuses for the best secondary schools in Cameroon

Written by Deckson N.

Nine secondary schools were awarded on 12 October in Yaounde during a ceremony presided over by the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Secondary Education.

9 general and technical secondary schools were awarded on Saturday 12 November 2016 in Yaounde. It was during a ceremony presided over by the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Secondary Education, Bayaola Boniface. These institutions received checks ranging from CFAF 1 million to CFAF 3.5 million.

Thus, in the category of institutions having obtained the “best results on the examination of the Baccalauréat in 2015“, the college Jean Tabi of Yaounde bridles the first position by pocketing the sum of 3.5 million FCFA. In the second rank, Francois Xavier Vogt College of Yaounde, 2 million FCFA, and the Libermann College in Douala has pocketed 1 million FCFA. In the “Best government schools” category, the Bépanda high school in Douala, followed by the bilingual high school of Bafoussam and the bilingual high school of Bamenda. In addition, Dizanguè Technical High School, Sultan Mbombo Njoya Technical High School and Eséka Bilingual High School are “the best advances” in terms of education in Cameroon. At the end, 15 million FCFA were donated to these schools.

During this ceremony called “Quality Back to school” in its 5th edition, organized by the Kadji Defosso Joseph Foundation, a wink was also made to teachers from several Regions of Cameroon. They received a total of 60 laptops as bonuses for their dedication. Alongside this, a nod has been made to the northern teachers who face the phenomenon of Boko Haram every day.

For Eric Owona Mathias Nguni, present at this ceremony, “Teachers are guardians of civilization. They deserve respect because the importance, the value of education and the instruction of a Man lie in the teachings he receives. Especially that there is no emergence without education, “he said. An opinion shared by the president of this foundation whose goal is to support the Government in its policy of a quality education for all young Cameroonians, with the ambition to “build students of qualities for the future“.

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