Month: October 2010

Partner School Visits – October 2010

Several UK teachers and a group of sixth formers recently visited their partner schools in Ethiopia. Joy Hardy from Queniborough Primary School and Mike Hill from Wreake Valley Community College spent five days in their partner schools in Bahir Dar, whilst Jonathon Wilcox led a group of 15 students from Halliford School to visit Edeget …

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September & October 2010

Welcome to our September & October 2010 news update With the Ethiopian rainy season behind us and the new school year fully in swing, we at Link Ethiopia have been as busy as ever. Several members of our UK team are currently in Ethiopia, working alongside our Ethiopian team on projects, school activities and supporting …

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Gondar schools get an exciting new shipment

Technology is becoming increasingly important in Ethiopian schools. The job market is starting to require applicants to have at least a basic level of computer literacy, but most schools are currently without the necessary technology and teaching experience. To help meet this growing need for computers, Link Ethiopia has organised several shipments of computers to …

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Railway expansion

From eTurboNews: “The Ethiopian government has released information about plans to construct a major new rail network across the country. In the process, links to neighbouring countries are being prepared sooner rather than later. “The Ethiopian Railway Corporation will be tasked to develop the new infrastructure, which will link remote parts of Ethiopia with the …

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