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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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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