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                 LES ATOUTS ECONOMIQUES DU CAMEROUN
development of inclusive education in 68 pilot schools; the construction and equipping of 1,000 classrooms, of which 649 were funded by the PIB, 120 by the funding for the project to support schooling in priority education zones (PASZEP), 200 by the C2D funds and 31 by NGOs; the construction of 114 latrine blocks, of which 80 with funds by the PIB and 34 on C2D funding, and 25 fences, of which 20 financed by PASZEP; the renovation of 36 public primary schools; the acquisition of 18,372 table-benches and 649 teachers' offices; the recruitment of 2,970 teachers.
The support for the girl's schooling is done by: updating the pockets of under-schooling data based on the school mapping; awareness-raising and capacity-building campaigns of community liaisons in communication directed towards behaviour change; promoting the girl’s schooling by the grant of 500 school kits; the implementa- tion of a socio-economic priority plan in the East Region through a greater supply of education and support for the education of indigenous peo- ples (Baka and Bororo).
The improvement of the quality of education in primary schools is achieved through: the streng- thening of teachers' capacities and pedagogi- cal skills; the purchase of 5,000 micro-science kits, including 1,000 funded by PASZEP; the promotion of ICTs through the supply of 20 com- plete computers for school principals and 3,000 educational computers for students by PASZEP; free distribution of 650,000 reading and math textbooks to the public primary schools’ “CEI” and class 3 students.
Actions to promote national languages focus on: the awareness of those involved in education on the importance of national languages; the trai- ning of functional literacy centres and non-formal basic education centres’ supervisors in the didac- tics of national languages; the development of teaching materials; pedagogical supervision of national languages in schools.
Net admission and completion rates are 76.8% and 77.1% respectively in 2016 and 2017.
LITERACY
It is done through: functional literacy of people aged 15 and above; capacity-building of tea- chers to teaching approaches on the national languages.
Actions carried out concern: the development and production of functional literacy teaching programmes; the design and production of tea- ching materials; literacy of 24,000 people; the construction of 30 functional literacy centres in the three northern regions; the continued experi- mentation of the teaching of national languages in 360 public primary schools. The literacy rate is 66.4% in 2016/2017.
IMPROVING THE WORKING ENVIRONMENT OF STAFF
To improve the working conditions of the staff, the following actions were carried out in 2016: the construction of 60 teachers' housing units in retro- ceded and difficult rural areas with the support of the PASZEP; the start of the construction work of the regional and divisional delegations of basic
Nursery schools recorded more than 550 000 pupils this year






















































































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