The impact of french and british colonial rule on the he system in cameroon from the perspective of students



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The Impact of French and British Colonial Rule on the HE System in Cameroon:
From the Perspective of Students MacDonald S. N.





THE IMPACT OF FRENCH AND BRITISH COLONIAL RULE ON THE HE SYSTEM IN CAMEROON –

FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF STUDENTS

By MacDonald Sigalla Ndangoh


Master’s Programme in Development and International Relations

Aalborg University

Winter 2011

Acknowledgements
I will like to give special thanks to God Almighty for his blessings and guidance throughout my studies. I wish to thank Him for the good health and for keeping stable through out this period.
Special gratitude goes to my supervisor Corrie Lynn McDougall. Thank you for the guidance you gave me which inspired and made me able to stay focused and motivated. In addition, I wish to thank you for the patience in reading over and over the drafts copies. I achieved so much from your comments and this helped me a lot to come with my thesis. May the Almighty Lord bless and protect you abundantly.
I want to express sincere thanks to the entire staff of the DIR for guiding and impacting more knowledge in my life.
Special thanks to my parents Mr. & Mrs. Ndangoh for providing the financial support to accomplish this great task. Furthermore, I wish to thank my brothers and sister for all the support and encouragement through these years, for we all know the path to success has not always been easy. I am blessed to be part of a loving family.

Finally, I want to express my gratitude to my class mates, friends in the Aalborg community and those in Copenhagen who contributed in one way or the other to provide valuable information for this thesis. I want to say thank you for the support.










Table of Contents


aCRONYMS_____________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4

Table of Contents 3

CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION 7

1.2 Problem formulation 13

CHAPTER 2 – RESEARCH DESIGN 15

2.2 Country Background 16

2.3. Aim of the Study 19

2.4. Significance of the study 19

2.4. Research Method 20

2.5 Analytical Perspectives 21

2.6 Limitation of Study 22

CHAPTER 3 – A FRAMEWORK OF UNDERSTANDING 23

3.1. Overview of Existing Literature 23

CHAPTER 4 –Analysis I: THE CHALLENGES OF HE IN CAMEROON 31

4.2 British colonial education 34

4.4. French Colonial Education 35

4.5. Post-Colonial Education 36

4.6. Classifying the British and French systems of Higher Education (HE) 36

CHAPTER 5 – Analysis II: A Contemporary Perspective 39

5.1. Method of data collection 39

5.2 Data Analysis 40

5.3. Presentation of Results 40

CHAPTER 6 - CONCLUSION 52

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Acronyms
UNESCO: United Nation Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation

WWI: World War I

WWII: World War II

HE: Higher Education



ENS: Ecole Normale Supérieure

ACU: Association of Commonwealth Universities

AUF: Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie

MINESUP: Ministere d’Eseignement Supérieure / Ministry of Higher Education

IUT: Instituts Universitairee de Technologie

HESA: Higher Education Statistics Agency

MINISEC: Ministtere d’ Eseignement Secondaire / Ministry of Secondary Education

IMF: International Monetary Fund

UN: United Nation

ENQA: European Net Work for Quality Assurance

OECD: Organisation for Economic Coorperation and Development

UK United Kingdom

ECTS: European Credit Transfer System

IAU: International association of Universities

BP: Bologna Process

LMD: Licence Mastère Dotorat

GCE: General Certificate of Education

UB: University of Buea

FOL: First Official Language

SOL: Second Official Language

ENAM: Ecole Nationale d’ Administration et de Magistrateur

ADEA: Association for the Development of Education in Africa

WGHE Word Bank Group for Higher Education

USD: United State Dollars

UDSM: University of Dar es Salaam

MNA: Ministry of National Education.

PhD: Doctor of Philosophy.



List of Tables

Table 1: Differences between Quantitative and Qualitative Research Method……………………20

Table 2: Enrolment of English-speaking candidates into University of Buea……………………..43

Table 3: List of state universities in Cameroon…………………………………………………….44

List of figures

Figure 1: The map of Cameroon with a view of all its neighbouring countries…………………18

Figure 2: Determinant of an Education System………………………………………………..29

Figure 3: Presentation of research responses…………………………………………………...41


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