The State General of Education report confirms: “Proud Ivorian, here is your baby” (Mariatou)

The Estates General of National Education and Literacy and Mariatou Koné
The Estates General of National Education and Literacy and Mariatou Koné

The final report of the work of the States General of National Education and Literacy (EGENA) was validated in Cocody on Wednesday April 13, 2022. It was in the presence of Mariatou Koné, Minister of National Education and Literacy (MENA), students, parents of students and partners of the Ivorian school.

The final report was read by Aminata Doumbia, Principal of Bingerville Girls’ High School. He was followed by Sarah Nobou, 1st grade student at the Lycée Sainte Marie de Cocody, member of Committee 2, also spokesperson for the participants, and addressed a word of thanks to the President of the Republic, Alassane Ouattara.

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“Considering their commitment to making the Ivorian school a model of service of excellence at the service of the development of Côte d’Ivoire, considering the moral support and financial support given to the administration of the Estates General of National Education and Literacy, We attendees and attendees of the States General for National Education and Literacy, held in Abidjan from April 11-13, 2022, express our sincere gratitude to Mr. Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivory, for his tireless efforts in building the education system, where the learner’s success was placed at the heart of all educational activities,” she said.


In her speech, Mariatou Koné said: “Here we are at the end of three days of intense discussions about the Ivorian school. Allow me, on behalf of the government and on my own behalf, to convey my sincere thanks to you all for your effective and active participation in this major project to reform our education system to make it more efficient.”

States General for National Education and Literacy (EGENA)

“Proud Ivorians, here is the fruit of your contributions to a model school, to a school of values, to a school of standards. Like in a soccer game, each of you was a coach, selector, or wrestler. Proud Ivorians, here’s your baby; He wasn’t stillborn, he was born alive and well, which reflects what you wish for the human capital of our country, Côte d’Ivoire,” she underscored.

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“Without going into all the items on the agenda, I would like to recall six areas that were treated with rigor, intellectuality and professionalism. It is a rooted, open and resilient school; it is a peaceful school, non-political, and embodies the nation’s development policies; it is a school of fairness and equal opportunity; it is a school for the advancement of the individual and society; It’s a quality school for everyone and it’s about effective leadership and a new management of sustainable change,” explained the Deputy Mayor of Boundiali.

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