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Coronavirus: Our Response in Ethiopia

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Countries around the world are affected by coronavirus and during this time our priority remains the safety and wellbeing of our beneficiaries and our staff. The Situation in Ethiopia Case numbers in Ethiopia are low at the time of writing (29 confirmed cases as of 1st April), but it is acknowledged that there is little testing and the actual number is likely to be higher. Cases started in Addis but have now also been confirmed in Oromia and Amhara, where…

Impington Village College and Adea Model School: An Exchange Trip, Part I

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Impington Village College come to Adea Model Secondary School In November, sixth form students and teachers from Impington Village College, Cambridge, travelled to Adea Model Secondary School, Bishoftu. The visit was the first part of an exchange trip with an Ethiopian group visiting the UK in January 2020 to experience schools here and continue the gender equality workshops. The visits focused on gender equality and were enabled by both the long-standing school link and by funding from the British Council…

School linking – combining learning and action!

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Our School Linking programme connects schools in the UK with schools, pupils and teachers in Ethiopia to develop sustainable and rewarding relationships. We currently facilitate two types of links: a School-to-School connection and an Education Ethiopia connection. Both links are designed to promote greater understanding of different cultures and show students a balanced perspective of an African country.  The School-to-School connection is a long-term connection where UK schools work directly with a school in Ethiopia whereas the Education Ethiopia connection…

The Latest on our Literacy Project

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Did you know that English has 42 phonic sounds? Over the last academic year we have been working with grade one teachers in nine schools to teach English using the phonics method. So far, we have trained 36 teachers to effectively use the phonics method in their classrooms!We have seen incredible results this year, with children who have received the phonics lessons showing an advance in their English reading age of nine months compared to children in normal lessons.  So far…