The above interview is with a student at Cheffie Primary School, one of the ten model schools with the Thinking Schools Ethiopia and Addis Ababa Education Bureau collaboration.
“The eight visual maps [Thinking Maps] are a different structure…to learn more about the subject…they start to develop our thinking skills…it is very important [for students] to use these eight visual maps…”
Grade 6 student • Chaffie Primary School • Addis Ababa Education Bureau Government School
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Cheffie Primary School, one of the 10 pilot schools part of the Thinking Schools Ethiopia and Addis Ababa Education Bureau collaboration is quickly implementing Thinking Maps in many classrooms after their recent onsite training by Thinking Schools Ethiopia one week ago. Teacher, student and leadership reflections will be added in the coming weeks from Cheffie and other pilot schools.
Dr. David Hyerle, co-director of Thinking Schools International, founder of Thinking Foundation and developer of Thinking Maps visited Cheffie Primary School (visit the school Facebook page). Cheffie Primary School is one of the ten schools (primary and secondary) that are pilot schools for the Thinking Schools Ethiopia collaboration with Addis Ababa Education Bureau (AAEB). Cheffie Primary School’s leadership team comprised of 8 educators including principals and lead teachers took part in leadership team training recently in June 2014. They are now receiving on-site support from the WeThink Thinking Schools Ethiopia (part of Eminence Social Entrepreneurs) lead facilitators.