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Good teachers make a difference in Kenya

Posted Monday October 02, 2017 by Adrienne Gregory

This month, on October 5th, is World Teacher’s Day and we are...

This month, on October 5th, is World Teacher’s Day and we are recognising the efforts of all the teachers who work with us to improve education. Good teaching matters everywhere....

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Good teachers make a difference in Kenya

Stories for our school libraries in Uganda

Posted Monday September 25, 2017 by Adrienne Gregory

Our volunteer librarian, Jenny, travels every year to help us with our...

Our volunteer librarian, Jenny, travels every year to help us with our school library programme. She has helped us open over 100 libraries in Eastern Uganda. This summer she visited these...

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Stories for our school libraries in Uganda

Cycling for Education – Team AET 2017

Posted Monday August 07, 2017 by Adrienne Gregory

 Our cycling team raised over £6500 to support education On the 30th July,...

 Our cycling team raised over £6500 to support education On the 30th July, our team of five cyclists took on the challenging 100-mile course of the Prudential London-Surrey 100 mile ride....

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Cycling for Education – Team AET 2017

Thank you for Great Family Fun Day

Posted Tuesday July 11, 2017 by Adrienne Gregory

We want to give a big thank you to everyone who joined...

We want to give a big thank you to everyone who joined the Family Fun Day and Wedding Show. This fabulous day hosted by Golden Aisle Weddings on July 2nd...

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Thank you for Great Family Fun Day

How does education make an impact in conflict situations?

Posted Tuesday June 06, 2017 by Adrienne Gregory

Lynn Davies, Emeritus Professor of International Education at the University of Birmingham,...

Lynn Davies, Emeritus Professor of International Education at the University of Birmingham, Co-Director of the social enterprise ConnectFutures and Board Member of Africa Educational Trust, share’s her insight on developing...

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How does education make an impact in conflict situations?

Update on South Sudan Conflict and Famine from Jackson Okello

Posted Tuesday May 30, 2017 by Adrienne Gregory

Conflict continues to plague South Sudan. The situation has only gotten worse...

Conflict continues to plague South Sudan. The situation has only gotten worse as the instability and drought have brought the food crisis to critical levels. We spoke with our Country...

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Update on South Sudan Conflict and Famine from Jackson Okello

Shipping books to Somalia libraries

Posted Friday May 26, 2017 by Adrienne Gregory

We are excited to share with you that we have been able...

We are excited to share with you that we have been able to combine all of the crowd-funding with additional local funding to finance a shipment of books to Somalia!...

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Shipping books to Somalia libraries

Looking back at Radio Education in Somalia

Posted Monday May 22, 2017 by Adrienne Gregory

SOMDEL was an innovative programme developed by AET which improved literacy and...

SOMDEL was an innovative programme developed by AET which improved literacy and numeracy for thousands of Somaliland residents between 2003 and 2010. Hassan, our regional manager, fondly remembers the weekly...

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Looking back at Radio Education in Somalia

Alice’s Story – Getting a second chance through the Reflect programme

Posted Tuesday May 09, 2017 by Adrienne Gregory

We continue our stories of women who have had their education cut...

We continue our stories of women who have had their education cut short because of conflict, but found a second chance. Alice is 40 years old and a learner here...

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Alice’s Story – Getting a second chance through the Reflect programme

How Somali Mothers have benefited from adult education – Amina’s Story

Posted Thursday April 06, 2017 by Adrienne Gregory

Women can find themselves, through various circumstances, becoming the sole provider for...

Women can find themselves, through various circumstances, becoming the sole provider for their household, especially in areas of conflict. Since her husband passed away, Amina has become the head of...

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How Somali Mothers have benefited from adult education – Amina’s Story