The curtains fell on the 30th Congress of the International Association of University Pedagogy (IAUP), this Thursday, May 24, 2018. Great winner of this edition, Benin gets away with the two (02) Jean Demal awards, the name from the founder of the Association.
Indeed, the first award worth 500 Euros, was won by Aristide Akando and Gilbert Capo-Chichi whose communication focused on: «Western pedagogy and traditional education system: which bridge for higher education? «. The second award of 300 Euros was won by Bashar Oguboule, Carlos Atoun, Basile M. Agbodjogbe, Kossivi Attikleme and Abel Keke whose communication is entitled: «The teaching of African struggle in middle and high schools: case of the fifth class at the CEG Malanhoui «.
In addition, the participants in the elections for the renewal of the Board of Trustees entrusted the reins of the international scholarly society to the Canadian Christelle Lizon of the Université de Sherbrooke for a four-year term. At his side, the new Vice-President appointed by the General Assembly is Beninese Basile Kounouhewa of the University of Abomey-Calavi, while the General Secretariat remains the business of Switzerland Amaury Daele of the Haute Ecole Pédagogique du Canton of Vaud. Since the tradition is that the date and place of the next congress will be known, the choice fell on the University of Laval in Canada, where the 31st congress will take place from May 19 to 22, 2020.
Serge David ZOUEME