It was organized by the Regional Delegation of Secondary Education in order to promote technical education.
Littoral Regional Delegation for Secondary Education, on March 16 and 17th, organized open door days for technical schools in the Douala V district at the campus of the Lycee Technique of Douala-Bassa. Speaking during the closing ceremony, the representative of the Governor of the Littoral Region, Aboubakar Njikam said no development can take place without technology. He called on enterprises to get implicated in technical education by establishing partnerships with training institutions and offering internships to students.
The Regional Delegated for Secondary Education, Yomba Janvier Ngwanza said the open-door-day was organized in order to showcase the knowhow of students of technical education as well as promote technical education in Cameroon. He said in the days ahead the students will be trained on project writing so that they count mount projects and seek financing to be autonomous instead of looking for jobs.
Other speakers during the occasion included the principal of the Lycee Technique of Douala Bassa, Mboue Ntamak Simon, who expressed gratitude for hosting the event and the need for equipment and workshops in the school. The assistant Mayor of Douala V, Som Benoit, called for training to be tailored to the reality on the ground.
The open-door-days organized on the theme, “window on the professionalization of second- generation technical education” saw the participation of higher institutions of learning who mounted stands and distributed brochures canvassing for freshmen into their institutions. The students also exhibited their knowhow presenting products such as bottled pepper, solar panels, gastronomy, motor mechanics and so on. The students also received orientations on civic education and acquainting them with the triennial plan of government for the youths.