The Pan African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), Cameroon renewed its partnership with the Government of Cameroon on April 11 during a signing ceremony at the Ministry of Higher Education (MINESUP), which was followed by the signing of ” an establishment agreement with the Ministry of External Relations.
“We are happy to renew our partnership with the government of Cameroon after five years of fruitful cooperation. We are in favor of the continuation of this collaboration, which contributes to the strengthening of our unique model, in our mission to train independent thinkers for a self-sufficiency of the continent ”, declared Thierry Zomahoun, CEO of the global AIMS network.
Professor Jacques Fame Ndongo, Minister of State and Minister of Higher Education supported this assertion in his remarks: “AIMS is the pride not only of Cameroon, but of Africa as a whole. I encourage AIMS to continue to do their work by promoting employability, research, teacher training, integrity, excellence and the introduction of innovative programs that will help solve local problems in Cameroon ”, a he declared.
This renewal is the logical continuation of five years of implementation of AIMS programs, culminating in the training of 216 students through the Research and Cooperative Masters programs. Also, the teacher training program launched two state-of-the-art laboratories in the premises of the École Normale Supérieure in Yaoundé and Maroua, and initiated the training of: 89 trainers, 800 teachers in service from more than 300 schools, reaching more than 200,000 secondary school students, 500 teachers in training at the ENS as well as the sensitization of 199 school administrators and education representatives from 115 schools in the central, western and north-western regions.
Professor Mama Foupouagnigni, President of AIMS Cameroon, the Vice-Presidents of the global AIMS network Romeo Essou and Raana Auditto, as well as the executives of the Ministry and of AIMS were also present at the ceremony.