Minister Nalova Lyonga Launches Post Lockdown Period Distance Education Programme

Students in their classrooms in different cities in the country including, Maroua, Bafoussam and Yaounde took part in the inaugural Distance Education programme.

Teachers from a virtual studio at the Ministry of Posts and telecommunications  in Yaounde provided lectures that were streamed live on CRTV and on the Distance Education website;

French Grammar and Physic were first two lessons organized during the launching of the Distance Education Program of the Ministry of Secondary Education.

Physics lecture

Students who were connected via internet in classrooms able to ask questions and teachers and explanations were provided by teachers in real time.

A Geography revision was also organised with students from the different schools taking turns to ask their questions for clarification either by typing on the website or live.

Minister of Secondary Education at the launching of Distance Education Programme

The Minister of Secondary Education, Prof Pauline Nalova Lyonga, while launching the Post Lockdown Period: An Introduction to Distance Education Programme said with the last two Months, over three hundred lessons had been prepared and uploaded on the website.

Students of Form 5 and Upper Sixth in the English subsystem and those of 3e, 2nde and Terminale in the French sub system can access the lessons on the platform all round the clock once they connect to the website.

Presentation of Distancing website

The Coordinator of the Programme, Dr Ali Joan Beri explained that the lessons have printed out and stored in USB keys for distribution in schools that don’t have access to the internet.

The Minister of Secondary Education, Prof Pauline Nalova Lyonga, has launched the Post Lockdown Period: Distance Education Programme on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 in Yaounde. Over 300 lessons have been uploaded on the website; for students in examination classes.

Publiée par CRTVweb sur Mardi 2 juin 2020

The Post Lockdown Period: An Introduction to Distance Education Programme has been organised by the Ministry of Secondary Education in partnership with the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, CRTV, UNESCO and UNICEF.

During the event, the representative of MTN said they will render access to the website free of charge on their network while the representative of UNESCO promised to donate computers and moderns to support the distance learning programme.

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