(Business in Cameroon) - In Cameroon, an additional 1,000 places have been added to the usual number of candidates to be admitted in teacher training schools for the 2019-2020 academic year.
According to the minister of higher education Jacques Fame Ndongo these additional openings were instructed by President Paul Biya. Therefore, for the said academic year, 2,576 candidates will be admitted in the eight teacher training schools in the country.
The minister indicates that this increase is a concrete answer to the ministry of secondary education’s increased need for teachers created by the creation and transformation of many schools around the country recently. It will also promote the education sector, the minister adds.