Investments in Education Have Paid Off

Students in class 4C at the Hidassie Primary School in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, do group work during a social science class. Credit: GPE/Alexandra Humme

Ethiopia’s Minister of Education delivers inspiring remarks at the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) board meeting

The GPE Board of Directors is currently meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Shiferaw Shigutie, the Ethiopian Minister of Education spoke at the opening session of the Board meeting highlighting the remarkable progress Ethiopia has made over the past decade in achieving the Millennium Development Goal of universal education and the fruitful collaboration with the Global Partnership.

Ethiopia has received a GPE grant of US$ 168 million in 2008 to support school improvements, teacher professional development, textbooks and learning assessments. Read more

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