Education in Cameroon

Contents:
1. General information about Cameroon
2. General information and key indicators relevant to education
3. The educational system
4. Charitable organisations and projects
Accurate as of March 2013; unless indicated otherwise, the websites are all in English. Acknowledgement: Maysoon Afyouni.

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General information about Cameroon
For general information on Cameroon, the following site includes a brief introduction, and information ranging from climate to music and tourism @ Cameroon-tour
General information and key indicators relevant to education
If you would like to find out a bit about Cameroon’s education system, the following link provides general information @ Nationsencyclopedia
For statistics on education in Cameroon, visit this page @ Nationmaster
For an analysis of education in Cameroon, check out the Cameroon Education Profile 2012 @ Globserver
If you are interested in finding out more details on education in Cameroon, check out the UN World Data on Education in Cameroon report @ Ibe UNESCO (in French) It includes helpful details on the legal framework, the structure and the organization of the educational system
One of the problems that the educational system faces today is the growing number of clandestine schools in Cameroon. Visit the following page for an analysis of this issue @ Allafrica
The educational system
The following website @ Classbase has information regarding the education system – from primary education to tertiary education – grading system, credentials, universities, and a resources page with links to the Ministry of Basic Education, Ministry of Higher Education, and Ministry of Secondary Education
See also:
• The website of the Ministry of Secondary Education of Cameroon (English and French) @ Minesec, and
• The website of the Ministry of Higher Education of Cameroon (English and French) @ Minesup
If you are interested in finding universities in Cameroon, the following pages provide a list of universities in Cameroon, with links to their websites @ Classbase and @ Cameroon-tour
Charitable organisations and projects
The following page contains a list of educational charities in Cameroon @ Charities.org
For initiatives in the area of education in Cameroon, the following sites will give you information on current projects @ Rain Forest Foundation, @ Capecam, @ Hintonline and @ Self Reliance
SOS Children’s Villages is a charity devoted to helping abandoned children and orphans. For information on SOS Schools, two of which are located in Cameroon, visit the following page @ SOS Schools

NEWS *** We are now working on a very exciting new project to support schools and education NGOs in Cameroon and around the world, first by giving them free exposure on our website (over 100,000 hits in the last two years). If you know any such schools/NGOs and would like to support them, please introduce them to us by writing to info@nuhafoundation.org. ***