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  • ICT in Education Policy and Strategic Framework for Basic Education in Cameroon has been finalised and sent to the Minister of Basic Education for adoption.
  • The University of Buea (UB) is implementing COL’s institutional employability framework.
  • The Secretary of State, Ministry of Basic Education, attended PCF10 in Calgary, Canada (14 to 16 September 2022) and joined the Ministerial Roundtable.
  • An advocacy workshop for out-of-school youth in Cameroon was held for the staff of three ministries.


Partnerships are fundamental to COL’s work. Strategic partnerships allow COL to broaden its reach and engage at global, regional and national levels, while implementation partners support COL’s work in communities and institutions across Commonwealth Member States. Partners include multilateral organisations, regional bodies, national governments, government agencies, foundations, civil society organisations, public and private (not-for-profit) institutions and the private sector. COL partnerships assist in improving and extending teaching and learning services to people in the developing Commonwealth.

COL’s partners in the Republic of Cameroon include:

  • Ministry of Basic Education (MINEDUB)
  • Ministry of External Relations
  • Ministry of Secondary Education (MINESEC)
  • Institute of Agricultural Research for Development (IRAD)
  • University of Buea (UB)
  • University of Yaounde

Key Contacts

Focal Point

Mrs Anne Oben
Director, Commonwealth Department
Ministry of External Relations

Notable Mention

Prof Ajaga Nji, former Honorary COL Adviser

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