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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…

Causing a Flap in Education

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Causing a Flap is a project run by a network of UK universities, which includes experts from fields such as Archaeology, Anthropology and Genetics, who research the role chickens play in societies around the world. They research the social significance of chickens; as a provider of foodstuffs, use in medicine, magic and cock-fighting, from their native origins in South East Asia to their global distribution today. An earlier phase of the project had worked with Ethiopian women to empower them…

Meet Sue! Our Partner Helping to Transform Gendit School

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A guest blog by our partner, Sue Eland Hello, my name is Sue Eland and I’m delighted to be working alongside Link Ethiopia. In 2018, I approached Link Ethiopia with a dream to build a primary school in Ethiopia. This was a long-held dream and I was finally in a position to take the first steps towards making it happen. My background is in education, firstly as a headteacher, then a school inspector and as an education consultant. My dream…

Could you help a girl through University?

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Off to University... Meselu is a 19 year old from Gondar and she has just finished her Grade 12 exams. She is waiting to find out if she has been accepted into Bahir Dar University. Mesulu wants to study economics: “I want to understand the reasons behind Ethiopia’s rising and falling economy and find a solution to Ethiopia’s economic situation.”Yezibalem has also finished her Grade 12 exams and is waiting to find out if she has been accepted into Gondar…