characterized by the Covid-19 epidemic, the investigations of


As of this Monday of the tests of the state survey, Bacdan’s education system in the Democratic Republic of Congo. More than 800,000 candidates are registered in 2,456 centers spread across the country during the long cycle. These tests provide access to higher education and university education. They intervene in a special context characterized by the Covid-19 pandemic.

as reported from Kinshasa, Kamanda Wa Kamanda

Junior Nsakala is a sixth literature student at the Alingba Institute. Due to the Covid-19 crisis, the facility experienced a disrupted school year. The program did not go as planned, but he remains convinced: “For the tests, we are sufficiently prepared to meet the tests of the state test. The morale is good enough for the events. ”

“Almost three months of inactivity” To this came the teachers’ strikes. The abolition of parental allowance and free education, according to them, caused them to lose purchasing power: “The teachers did not want to teach and demanded that the students be able to pay so that they were well paid. We had almost three months of inactivity. We came to school, but without studying. It was towards the end that we organized additional courses so that we could compensate for the delay we experienced. ”

Despite these problems, Junior Nsakala is optimistic about this review. Like him, more than 800,000 candidates are graduating this year. The questionnaires have already been sent to the various centers.

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