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According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Ethiopia, located in the Horn of Africa, is a landlocked country with a diverse geography. The country is bordered by Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan. Ethiopia consists of high mountains, rolling hills and plateaus, and the Great Rift Valley runs through the heart of the country. Ethiopia’s highest peak is Ras Dejen at 4,620 meters (15,157 feet). The educational system in Ethiopia is divided into four levels: primary education (grades 1-8), secondary education (grades 9-12), higher education and technical/vocational training. Primary education is free and compulsory for all children aged 5 to 15 years. Secondary education consists of two cycles: general secondary school (grades 9-10) and preparatory school (grades 11-12). Higher education includes universities offering degrees in various fields such as science and technology, medicine and health sciences, engineering, agriculture and business administration. Technical/vocational training offers courses in areas such as manufacturing technology, automotive mechanics, carpentry and electrical engineering. The government has made efforts to improve access to quality education by increasing spending on infrastructure such as schools and other educational facilities. In recent years there have been improvements in access to primary schooling with more children attending school than ever before. However there are still many challenges facing the educational system including teacher shortages due to insufficient funding for salaries; lack of resources such as textbooks; limited access to electricity; inadequate sanitation facilities; overcrowded classrooms; lack of qualified teachers; gender disparities between girls’ enrolment rates compared to boys’ enrolment rates; poverty levels which prevent some children from attending school; discrimination against certain ethnic groups; and unequal regional distribution of educational resources which affects access to quality education across the country. See searchforpublicschools for Ethiopia Overview.

Ethiopia Modern History

Ethiopia is a country located in Eastern Africa. With the capital city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has a population of 114,963,599 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. Dissatisfaction with corruption and lack of development contributed to the overthrow of the military by Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie in 1974. He had ruled the country a… Read More »

What to See in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

According to babyinger, Addis Ababa is the capital of Ethiopia. It is the largest city in the country, its economic and cultural center. Addis Ababa is located in the center of Ethiopia at an altitude of 2440 m. The city is one of the highest capitals in the world. The name Addis Ababa means “new… Read More »

Ethiopia Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Typhoid & Polio Yes – malaria 3 – Eat Drink yellow fever 1 1 cholera 2 Overview Medical care cannot be compared with Europe and is often highly problematic in terms of technology, equipment and hygiene. In many cases there is also a lack of European-trained doctors who… Read More »

Ethiopia Demographics 1984

Surface and borders. – In May 1991, with the fall of Mangestù (see story), a provisional government was established in Eritrea, already an integral part of Ethiopia, in charge of calling, within two years, a self-determination referendum. Population. – The civil war, which hit the country hard between the end of the Eighties and the… Read More »