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[COVID-19] School goes on! Free to access E-Learning websites

You now have Free to access E-Learning websites through MTN Network. No school till further notice is the talk of the day for some days now. nevertheless, School goes on!. That is why MTN Cameroon now makes E-learning an interesting atmosphere suitable for University students and Historical events.

You can now enjoy free access to the below e-Learning websites and study from home without using data. Find below the full list of websites.

In the past, these websites required data bundles to access them. Today, it is now possible to access them for free.

Free to access E-Learning websites

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http://www.minesup.gov.cm/www.wikipedia.org
http://e-campus.fs.univ-maroua.cm/www.udacity.com
http://foad-ess.cm/www.coursera.org
https://www.dastudy.net/www.khanacademy.org
www.univ-douala.cmwww.edx.org
www.systhag-online.cmwww.udemy.com
https://essec-douala.cm/www.open.edu/itunes/
www.univ-dschang.orgwww.codecademy.com
https://sigesonline.univ-dschang.org/www.online.stanford.edu
https://www.univ-yaounde2.org/www.openculture.com
http://www.elearning-uy2.org/https://www.e-learningforkids.org
http://www.univ-ndere.online/
www.mongosukulu.com
https://geniuscenters.com/
https://geniuselab.com/
https://aimsttp.org/elearning/
https://elearning.riffeac.org/
http://ecampus.iues-univ.com/
http://iaicameroun.com

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Distance Education Is The Baby Of The 2020/2021 School Year

Distance Education Is The Baby Of The 2020/2021 School Year: This is the key announcement, Prof Nalova Lyonga, Minister of Secondary Education, made to the Education Community during the ceremony marking the solemn pedagogic resumption and the official launch of the 2020/2021 school year.

On the occasion, all top-ranking officials of the Ministry, including the Secretary-General, Prof  Fabien Nkot, the Inspector General of Education (IGE), Prof  Nsata Awoundja, the Inspector General of Services (IGS), Mr. Akat Fidelis, all Directors, and Regional Delegates gathered around the Minister of Secondary Education at Government Bilingual Technical High School Nkolbisson, on Wednesday, 23 September 2020.

The 2020/2021 school year

As the Education Community braces up for the 2020/2021 school year, the Ministry of Secondary Education had to follow a longstanding tradition which is to provide both the balance sheet of the ending school year and the guidelines for the successful conduct of the upcoming one.

The balance Sheet

As regards the balance sheet of the 2019/2020 school year, Prof Nsata Awoundja, in a keynote presentation, browsed through the ending school year which suffered the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and witnessed an unusual upsurge of violence in schools. Despite this background that could deter the less committed ones, results recorded are praiseworthy.

Pedagogic guidance and follow-up of students, student-teachers, and teachers, as well as the preparation of official exams, were conducted with satisfaction, all but a few hitches and difficulties.

Distance Education Is The Baby Of The 2020/2021 School Year Prof Nalova Lyonga Minister of Secondary Education
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The unexpected shutdown of schools

Notwithstanding the unexpected shutdown of schools on 17 March 2020, as a way to curtail the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the insufficiency of logistics and infrastructure, the lack of cooperation from principals of some private schools, and delays in collecting data, the IGE was proud with the results attained.

The overall syllabus coverage

In this light, the overall coverage rate of the official syllabus over the said school year stands at 73%, while the hour coverage rate hovers around 89%, and the unconsolidated success rate is 63.35%. These efforts shall be sustained and improved during the 2020/2021 school year.

Distance Education Applauded

In a protocol-free address, the Minister of Secondary Education hailed the results obtained and acknowledged the Distance Education staff for their commitment to salvaging the ending school year. It was equally an opportunity for Prof Nalova Lyonga to thank the Government and all partners for their unrelenting support to the Ministry.

Distance Education with COVID-19-free campuses

To ensure smooth conduct of the 2020/2021 school year with COVID-19-free campuses, Prof Nalova Lyonga disclosed that schools having at most 50 students per class will proceed with the usual class pattern, whereas schools with huge enrollment and fewer facilities will adopt a system of shifts which shall be complemented by Distance Education.

School Shifts Readjusted

Practically, in these schools, classes will be organized in morning and afternoon shifts with distance teaching sessions in-between. This way, students enrolled in the morning shift will continue receiving teachings away from classes in the afternoon and vice versa.

The fight against coronavirus in school premises

In addition, the fight against coronavirus in school premises will be stepped up sustained by the Clean School vision. This justifies the huge consignment of kits, comprising 6 cartons of face masks and 4 cartons of hand sanitizers handed over to each of the ten Regional Delegates of Secondary Education present at the ceremony.

Thanks to these appropriate measures adopted to cope with the current health crisis, the Ministry of Secondary Education is set for a hitch-free back-to-school to come October 5, 2020. Prof Nalova Lyonga invited all the parents to bring their children to school and gave assurance to the “whole population of Cameroon that Cameroon is ready to welcome our children […] and that we [MINESEC] shall not fail the population of Cameroon.”

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School Reopening dates & textbook list for the academic year 2020/2021

Due to the COVID-19 ongoing pandemic, School Reopening dates & textbook list for the academic year 2020/2021 have been published by the Ministry of Secondary Education (MINESEC).

The Official examinations for the 2019/2020 school year have been scheduled between June and July 2020. These measures have been brought fought to see into the No-School issue in Cameroon

School Reopening dates for the academic year 2020/2021

School Reopening dates & textbook list for the academic year 2020/2021
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Below, you will find the list of adjustments made today, May 12, 2020 by the Ministry of Secondary Education (MINESEC).

  • Official examinations (GCE, BACC, CAP, FSLC, Common Entrance) for the 2019/2020 school year have been scheduled between June & July 2020.
  • Schools to officially resume on October 5, 2020, for the 2020/2021 school year
  • Higher Institutes of Learning and Universities to resume on October 15, 2020, for the 2020/2021 academic year
  • The long term (3rd term) holidays in Cameroon will run from August to September 2020. All these decisions have been taken by the Head of State through the Prime Minister, Head of Government.

Textbook list for the academic year 2020/2021

Textbook list for the academic year 2020/2021
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Below are lists of official textbooks for the upcoming school year for 2020/2021. The PDF below contains textbooks for French Education, English Education, and Bilingual Educational systems.

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