February 6, 2021

Advisory Council Meeting Foretells Bright Academic Future For AIMS-Cameroon

Chief Academic Officer of AIMS Global Network and AIMS-Cameroon Centre President, Professor
Mama Foupouagnigni as well as Academic Director Professor Marco Garuti reported on key
academic achievements during the AIMS-Cameroon Advisory Council (AAC) meeting on February
6th in Yaounde.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 37 students from 10 countries graduated from the taught
Master’s Program while 33 from 11 countries graduated from the program in 2019-2020. The
Cooperative Education Master’s Degree in Industrial Mathematics Program graduated 9 students in 2018-2020 and 11 students in 2019-2021. Meanwhile, AIMS-Cameroon’s Research Centre has
published more than 55 articles in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals while the
Teachers’ Training Program (TTP) trained 1,919 in-service Mathematics teachers, 909 pre-service
teachers and sensitised 666 Principals and Delegates.
The meeting was an opportunity for AIMS Global CEO Ms Lydie Hakizimana to announce that AIMS Global is strategising to train over 10,000 young mathematicians across the continent by 2030. “We know that with our hardwork, we will be able to attain this objective and even do more with the contribution of AIMS-Cameroon,” she stated.
AIMS-Cameroon looks forward to a brighter future with the introduction of new training fields like Econometrics and Artificial Intelligence. The acquisition of a building permit and the publication of a Call for Tenders make the construction of the new AIMS-Cameroon complex at Ngeme in Limbe imminent.

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