The Teacher Training Program in Cameroon (TTP) implemented series of workshops required to increase the capacities of both TTP staff and Master Trainers regarding the use and support of eLearning and Community of Practices platforms, as well as Results Based Management and other competencies related to the planning, design, and delivery of masterful mathematics lessons.
The TTP has as goal to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics in secondary schools in Cameroon. Part of the strategy is to train all the Mathematics Lecturers at the Higher Teacher Training Colleges (HTTCs) in the nation so that they, in addition to adopting the specialized TTP curriculum, can incorporate the TTP methodology
Professor Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey, a renowned Ghanaian Mathematical Physicist has reiterated the call on African Governments to put in place deliberate policies to adequately finance mathematics, Science and Technology education. This, he said, is the best means to solve the many problems that confront societies in Africa and the fastest route to technological and sustainable
The TTP organized a 13 day training workshop for Pedagogic Inspectors for Mathematics in Cameroon. The AIMS Next Einstein Initiative, in partnership with the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, supported by the Government of Cameroon, organised the training of 46 National and Regional Pedagogic Inspectors for Mathematics in Cameroon from the 17th to 29th of October 2016. This
On Thursday, October 27th 2016, Mr. Thierry Zomahoun, President and CEO of the AIMS Global Network, visited the TTP Centre at ENS Yaoundé. Mr. Zomahoun and entourage (Alice Umulinga and Paterne Nzahumunyurwa) were received by Prof ANDJIGA Nicolas, the Director of the Higher Teacher’s Training College ENS Yaoundé, which is home to the TTP coordination Centre.
A delegation from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and a representative from the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research, the German Embassy and DAAD are visiting AIMS South Africa from 13 to 17 June 2016. The selection committee from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation will be selecting the candidate for the German Research Chair
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is calling for applications for the German Research Chair at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Cameroon. The call addresses highly qualified academics from all over the world who conduct application-related research in the field of mathematics, have experience in training students and (ideally) doctoral candidates. The research chair,
This international, interdisciplinary, educational and capacity building workshop brought together the two subjects of infectious diseases and invasive species and the context of climate change, thus allowing sharing of methods and building partnerships. The workshop addressed a whole range of topics from field-work and collecting of data to the building and validating of models; the
AIMS Cameroon Students came up with a strategy to reach out to destitute children around the neighbourhood. They were able to raise the sum of 320,000 FCFA from students and staff for this purpose and on the 24th of December 2015, AIMS Cameroon students, with a tutor and 3 other staff visited the Save the
Since opening in 2013, AIMS-Cameroon has had three opportunities to welcome Field Medalist and Member of the French Academy of Sciences, Cedric Villani to Cameroon, especially to AIMS-Cameroon premises. The third being the longest was on the 19th of February 2016 were he was welcomed by students, tutors and staff. He spent a week at