The Cameroon GCE Crisis: A Test of Anglophone Solidarity
A Test of Anglophone Solidarity
Publication Year: 2008
Published by: African Books Collective
Preface to the Second Edition
It has been almost 15 years since the publication of the first edition of “The Cameroon GCE Crisis: A Test of Anglophone Solidarity.” Meanwhile, the . . .
Preface to the First Edition
The attempt by the Government of Cameroon to reform the General Certificate of Education (GCE) examination in 1983 unleashed . . .
Chapter One - Anglophone Students of the University of Yaoundé Petition against Introduction of a New Cameroon GCE Scheme for Anglophone Schools Nation-Wide
On September 27, 1983, the Minister of National Education issued a circular restructuring the GCE at both the Ordinary and Advance . . .
Chapter Two - The Birth and Struggles of TAC
Jing Thomas Ayeh captures the inevitable defeat of Minister Robert Mbella Mbappe to the Teachers’ Association of Cameroon over . . .
Chapter Three - The Church Played a Major Role
As part of the civil society, the Church did not stay on the sidelines in the struggle to rescue the GCE. From the pulpits and in . . .
Chapter Four - CAPTAC at the Forefront of the Struggle to Redeem the GCE
On Tuesday September 14, 1993, the GCE examination answer sheets were taken captive, moved out of marking centres in Buea . . .
Chapter Five - The Board Is Here But...
Ours is such a government of fakes and intriguers that the public needs a heavy dose of vigilance to deal with it. The Anglophone . . .
Chapter Six - The Day Our Baby Board Came: Accounts of a Victory
Julius M. Wamey, who likened the installation of the first chairperson of the newly created GCE Board to the birth of a baby, described . . .
Chapter Seven - Effective Marking of the GCE: No Easy Task
Although TAC had promised to begin marking the GCE two days following the installation of the board chairperson, marking . . .
Chapter Eight - Lessons from the GCE Affair
Rodcod Gobata drew the following lessons from the GCE affair (Cameroon Post No. 190 November 17-24, 1993 p. 5): The French and . . .
Chapter Nine - The Problem
While the teachers’ strike was raging and paralyzing national life, the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Simon Achidi Achu, in . . .
Chapter Ten - What can we learn from our former British education officers?
In the situation which prevails in our country today in general, and in the extremely important field of our Schools in particular, it appears . . .
Page Count: 376
Publication Year: 2008
OCLC Number: 636131964
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