The mid-level school in Hann (CEM de Hann) participates in the pilot activities to test teaching aids for marine and coastal ecosystems and how to harvest marine resources sustainably. These pilot activities are sponsored by the EAF Nansen Project of the FAO and implemented by Mundus maris asbl in collaboration with our school and others in Senegal and The Gambia.

Presentation of our school


I.1. Name of the institution: Mid-level school in Hann (CEM de Hann)

I.2. Localisation

I.2.1. Administrative location

Region: DAKAR
Department: DAKAR
City: Dakar
District administration: HANN BEL AIR
Town / district: HANN / VILLAGE

I.2.2. Academic location



I.3. Type to education delivered: 1st Cycle Teaching

I.4. Status of of the institution: Conventional public school

I.5. Date of foundation and opening: 1985

I.6. Status of occupancy of the buildings: State

I.7. Name of the headmaster: Paul Pierre Diouf


I.8. Contact details:

Mail address:  CEM de Hann
A coté de la commune d’arrondissement

Hann, Grand Dakar, Senegal

Landline: 00221-338323356
Mobile phone: 00221-776548376


II Other characteristics of the school

II.1. Teaching staff and pupils

Our school currently (early 2012) has 39 teachers and supervisors (male and female) for 1369 pupils - 686 boys and 683 girls in the age groups between 11 and 15 years.

II.2. Curriculum

The following subject matters are taught:

Mathematics, English, French, History-Geography, Home economics, Technology, Life and earth sciences, Physical education, Spanish, Arabic, Physics and Chemistry.






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Number of hours taught effectively per week






II.3. Facilities and other characteristics


Our facilities comprise 10 class rooms, a room for the teachers, a sanitary block, a playground and a sports field. Our informatics room comprises 9 desktop computers with ADSL internet connection. The school complex is protected by a brick wall.

For the time being we have no nursary, but a health post.

For the time being we have no library.

Access to the school is by paved road and we have running water.

The management board of the school is very active, but the association of parents shows a lower level of activities. The conditions are in place to implement school projects.