Secondary Education : Minister Holds Crucial Meetings
Jean Ernest Massena Ngalle Bibehe impressed with progress report after discussions with stakeholders in Bamenda yesterday
CStakeholders of the Secondary Education Sector in the North West region spent August 29th, 2017 finalizing strategies for the effective resumption of schools on September 4, 2017. The subject was prominent at an enlarged stakeholder session with the visiting Minister of Secondary Education, Jean Ernest Massena Ngalle Bibehe. The Minister was in Bamenda since August 28, 2017 to encourage local efforts pushing for a hitch-free resumption of schools in the backdrop of threats and arson perpetrated by proponents of schools boycott.
Minister Jean Ernest Massena Ngalle Bibehe spent day one of his outing, sizing up the level of mobilization in audiences with some influential administrative, political and religious authorities of the region. Day two of his working session featured more audiences with Catholic, Baptist, Presbyterian Church leaders, representatives of School Council Presidents, PTA Presidents, Proprietors of Lay Private institutions, education trade Union leaders, traditional and opinion leaders.
An enlarged meeting with virtually all who matter for the advancement of education in the region yesterday encouraged stakeholders to turn full circle for schools to resume with a comprehensive guarantee that the government has stated preparedness to rise to expectation with security arrangements for people and property in the curial times like this. It was a moment for the Minister to salute the education family for a progress report that inspires hope towards schools resumption. He said he was in the region to accompany and support and inspired stakeholders to sacrifice and work towards the massive return of children to school.
Minister Jean Ernest Massena Ngalle Bibehe had warm words for the administration of the region, parents and students who gave education a chance in 2016/2017 with regrets for children who could not participate in intermediary class and official examinations. Collaborators in the Secondary Education sector who excelled with negative attitudes in the face of the crisis that rocked the sector also featured for blame. In all, the Minister hoped that all will be well in 2017/2018 with scheduled catch up classes and intensive teaching.
- 06 avril 2020 14:45
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