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Training Sessions
2014

Thinking School Ethiopia is collaborating with the educational bureau of the SNNPRS (The Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Regions). Thinking Schools Ethiopia facilitated a three day training with the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Region (SNNPR) Education Bureau Expert Team in Yirgalem (south of Hawassa).

2013

“This training is a pilot project (October 2012 training with AAEB expert team), next we’ll go to schools (November 2013). We will train teachers and principals. Gradually the program will be at a national level. Let alone your job or other businesses, it helps even in our day to day life [Thinking Schools approach and methods]…”
Dilamo Otore Ferenje – Head of Addis Ababa Education Bureau (AAEB)

“Thinking School training’s methodology is related with the teaching and learning process… which helps students to understand things easily…”
Fesehaye Nigusie – Addis Ababa Education Bureau expert

Initiative Africa

The All Children Reading Initiative focuses on students thinking and reading (decoding, comprehension, thinking methodologies) including educators developing a reflective teaching practice through action research. Initiative Africa is collaborating with Thinking Schools Ethiopia on the implementation of the model project. The initial two day training with Principals from the 33 participating schools from 3 regions in Ethiopia was held in Addis Ababa in June 2013.

  • 11 schools in Amhara Region
  • 11 schools in Nazeret
  • 11 schools in Addis Abeba Gulele Sub City

Thinking Schools Ethiopia Facilitator:
As you are leaders of different schools, I would like to know how this training was useful for your own work.
Atsede Tseheyer, Thinking Schools Ethiopia Facilitator 

The Training:
“What I understand from the two day training was, training can be fun with Thinking maps, experience sharing and reflections.”
Wosen Sileshi, Principal 

Collaborative Learning & Whole School Change:
“The training was helpful for school administrators too, it helps us to work with our staff collaboratively and come up with new ideas.”
Abenet Girma, Principal

Student Centered for Students — Participant Centered for Teachers and School Leaders:
“Starting from the trainers, I have seen how we should treat students and how this will affect their performance and their interest in coming to school.”
Zenebe Nigussie, Principal

Student Prior Knowledge, Thinking Methodologies, Smiles:
“Now I understand that students come to school with prior knowledge, how sentence transformation works and various tools to make class room interactive. The other important thing I notice was how powerful it is to welcome students every day and see them off at the end with smile.”
Tegegn Shimelash, Principal

Quality Education for All Children:
“The Thinking Maps will assist us in solving our fundamental problems by bringing quality education to all children.”
Milkias Bonke, Principal

Sharing, Spelling, Fluency, Collegial Collaborations:
“The main thing I got today is sharing experience from my colleagues and other schools. Secondly, I found different techniques how to teach spelling, fluency, thinking.”
Getasetegn Engida, Principal

Vision:
“I can see it in two ways, one: it helps us to see what is available in our schools and outside of our school. Secondly; because previously a lack of teaching methodologies, students performance may be lowered. With thinking methodologies we can give them these tools to support the school team and students.”
Abraha Hailemariam, Principal

Addis Ababa Education Bureau

Thinking Schools Ethiopia (Eminence Social Entrepreneurs) is in a contractual relationship with the Addis Ababa Education Bureau to train the schools in all sub city of Addis Ababa.

  • Addis Ababa Education Bureau Experts Team trained in November 2012
  • Training with all 300 Addis Ababa Education Bureau schools scheduled to begin in November 2013 beginning with 1000 principals and supervisors. This will be followed by leadership team training (principals, supervisors, lead teachers) at the subcity level. This will be followed by training at the individual schools sites with whole school demonstration lessons and collegial coaching.

“This training is a pilot project (October 2012 training with AAEB expert team), next we’ll go to schools (November 2013). We will train teachers and principals. Gradually the program will be at a national level. Let alone your job or other businesses, it helps even in our day to day life [Thinking Schools approach and methods]…”
Dilamo Otore Ferenje – Head of Addis Ababa Education Bureau (AAEB)

“An education with a great wide base that may be taken as a good practice that can be scaled up in any places…”
Addis Ababa Education Bureau expert

“The training is very good because it goes with the context of our country which has large class sizes…”
Addis Ababa Education Bureau expert

“Thinking School training’s methodology is related with the teaching and learning process… which helps students to understand things easily…”
Fesehaye Nigusie – Addis Ababa Education Bureau expert

“I have gained knowledge that students are not only receivers but they can also be active and reflectors… what I am most amazed at is on how to make complicated things easy for students simply…”
Thinking Schools Ethiopia – Eminence Social Entrepreneurs  

“Growing Thinking Schools is concerned in transforming schools from traditional methodology to a methodology which involves the thinking process…”
Atsede Tsehayou – Thinking Schools Ethiopia – Eminence Social Entrepreneurs  

“We are being trained on methods to let the students exploit their potentials”
Dade Girma – Addis Ababa Education Bureau expert

Private Schools Training
  • School of Tomorrow • 13 branches all over Addis Ababa
  • Magic carpet
  • Ethio Parents • 3 branches in Addis
  • Bikolos Nur Academy • 2 branches
  • One Planet International
  • Dandi Boru • 2 branches
  • Diborah • 2 branches
  • Vision Academy
  • Modern Academy • 3 branches
  • Crescent School Network • 16 schools which are found in Dessie, Diredawa, Addis Ababa, Afar, Bale
  • and Nazzeret

 

2009-2012

Over 2000 educators from school and NGOs have participated in multiple day Thinking Schools Ethiopia trainings.

 

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