Frederick F. Njobati, Koordinator des Master Educational Quality in Developing Countries


Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Pädagogik
Markusplatz 3
96047 Bamberg

Tel.:  +49 951 863 1792
Fax.: +49 951 863 1830 (Sekretariat)

Frederick F. Njobati

Raum M3/-01.14



  • Since 2016: PhD studies on the topic: Protestant school leaders ─ a qualitative research about their self-understanding: case of Protestant secondary school principals in Cameroon. Under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Annette Scheunpflug.
  • 2013 – 2015: M.A, University of Bamberg. International Masters on ‘Educational Quality for Developing Countries’.
  • 2011: Certificate in innovative approaches for teacher training, Haifa, Israel by UNESCO and Israel agency for International Cooperation.
  • 1998 -2000: Pedagogic training certificate, ISTP Cameroon in cooperation with German Development Service (DED) and Protestant Association for Cooperation in Development (EZE).
  • 1987 – 1991: BSc, University of Yaounde Cameroon; natural sciences.

Professional experience:

  • Since 2018: research assistant and IMPEQ coordinator (shared position) at the Chair of Foundations in Education, Otto Friedrich University, Bamberg on a half contract.
  • Since 2005: Coordinator of Pedagogic In-Service Teacher Training Programme – ISTP Cameroon, for Protestant schools in partnership with Bread for the World.
  • PhD studies on the topic: Protestant school leaders ─ a qualitative research about their self-understanding: case of Protestant secondary school principals in Cameroon.

  • Njobati, F. (2021). Shaping resilience through peace education in schools: results from a case study in Nigeria. In ZEP : Zeitschrift für internationale Bildungsforschung und Entwicklungspädagogik (44)4, 25–31
  • Njobati, F. (2021). Impact of leadership styles of principals on school quality: The case of Cameroon. New perspectives on quality education in sub-Saharan Africa – PIASS publication series No. 19. Butare-Huye: PIASS.
  • Gemeinsame Konferenz Kirche und Entwicklung – GKKE (2021) (editor) Njobati, Frederick (author).Contribution of churches to just peace in Afrika: Churches and the young generation - peace education as a contribution to just peace in the Middle Belt Region, Nigeria. Berlin: GKKE.
  • Scheunpflug, A., Wenz, M, Mimii Brown Rubindamayugi, Jean Kasereka Lutswamba, Frederick Njobati, Christine Nyiramana, Samuel Mutabazi, Claude Ernest Njoya, Semerita Kavira Kamundu, Onja Raharijaona and Quentin Wodon (2021). Relationships between Christian Schools and the State: A Brief Comparative Analysis for Five sub-Saharan African Countries. In: International Studies in Catholic Education, 13(2), 163–174, DOI 10.1080/19422539.2021.2010456
  • Scheunpflug, A., Wenz M., Rubindamayugi, M. B., Lutswamba, J. K. Njobati, F.,  Nyiramana, C., Mutabazi, S., Njoya, C. E., Kamundu, S. K., Raharijaona, O. (2021). Faith based non-state actors in selected African countries – a comparative analysis of catholic and protestant schooling in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, Madagascar and Cameroon. In: UNESDOC: digital library. (2021), Paris, S. 1-43 Document code: ED/GEMR/MRT/2021/P1/23 ; url
  • Barber, P., Bertet, M., Choi, J., Czerwitzki, K., Njobati F., Grau I Callizo, I., Hambrock, H., Herveau, J., Kastner, A., Laabs, J., Manalo., Mesa, J., Mutabazi, S., Muthigani, A., Richard, P., Scheunpflug, A., Sendler-Koschel, B., White, M., & Wodon, Q. (2020). CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS AND THE FUTURES OF EDUCATION: A Contribution to UNESCO’s Futures of Education Commission by the International Office of Catholic Education and the Global Pedagogical Network-Joining in,, and
  • Njobati, F. (2018). Cameroon: Nonviolent education and education for peace. Culture of peace, a contribution to UNESCO’s educational mission: Building peace in minds of men and women (p. 89). UNESCO Club Berlin.
  • Fraser, P., & Njobati, F. (2014). Cameroon our Home – A collection of teaching resources designed by and for Cameroonian educators: An environmental education resource. Yaounde: Tama Books
  • Lange, S., Njobati, F., & Scheunpflug, A. (2013). Demokratie, Entwicklung und Erziehung: Erfahrungen zum demokratischen Lernen aus Kamerun. Lehrerbildung, Schule, Unterricht im frankophonen Nord-Westafrika: Ein Beitrag zu Theorie, Empirie, Praxis, 127-138
  • Fraser, P., Gladstone, N., Njobati, F., & Njoya, C. E. (2012). Embedding conservation education in school curriculum teaching and learning: Four education authorities in Cameroon partner with the conservation community to develop teacher training and classroom resources based on national species, case studies and data sets.