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Stepping stones to inclusion

Posted Saturday August 01, 2015 by Adrienne Gregory

How do you balance improving education dramatically for a targeted few vs....

How do you balance improving education dramatically for a targeted few vs. the long-term goal of building better education system for everyone? You combine both! In Somalia, AET is providing...

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Stepping stones to inclusion

Libraries – a great success!

Posted Wednesday July 15, 2015 by Adrienne Gregory

We recently completed an evaluation of our library project in Eastern Uganda....

We recently completed an evaluation of our library project in Eastern Uganda. Here are some of the stories that teachers and librarians shared with us of the way libraries are...

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Libraries – a great success!

Speak Up! – Radio Literacy

Posted Wednesday July 01, 2015 by Adrienne Gregory

We are very happy to receive word that Comic Relief will be...

We are very happy to receive word that Comic Relief will be helping us re-start our radio literacy programme ‘Speak Up!’ in South Sudan targeting young people, girls, people with...

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Speak Up! – Radio Literacy

Exams Matter

Posted Wednesday June 03, 2015 by Adrienne Gregory

Nura Dahir Barkhad was born in 1992, the last born in a...

Nura Dahir Barkhad was born in 1992, the last born in a family of seven; five boys and two girls. Nura started primary school in 1999 and completed in 2007....

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Exams Matter

Students for Peace

Posted Friday May 15, 2015 by Adrienne Gregory

Meet some of the members of one of our peace clubs near...

Meet some of the members of one of our peace clubs near Juba in South Sudan and hear what they have to say about creating peace. Here is Samuel, Annie,...

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Students for Peace

Teachers and parents leading the way

Posted Wednesday April 15, 2015 by Adrienne Gregory

Last month we featured one of the teachers connected to our Mother...

Last month we featured one of the teachers connected to our Mother Tongue project in Uganda. She talked about the difference the project has made to students. Now, after our...

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Teachers and parents leading the way

Peacebuilding despite conflict

Posted Wednesday April 01, 2015 by Intern

South Sudan Happenings – Peace Building and Life Skills How can we...

South Sudan Happenings – Peace Building and Life Skills How can we use education to support peace? This is the question we are asking ourselves right now in South Sudan....

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Peacebuilding despite conflict

Learning in your mother-tongue

Posted Sunday March 15, 2015 by Adrienne Gregory

Meet Mary, the deputy head teacher of one of our partner schools...

Meet Mary, the deputy head teacher of one of our partner schools in Uganda, Arua Public Primary School. Mary says that since the introduction of the Mother Tongue project at...

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Learning in your mother-tongue

Helping Schools Continue in Conflict

Posted Sunday March 01, 2015 by Adrienne Gregory

“A true testament to the incredible work and spirit of AET”- An...

“A true testament to the incredible work and spirit of AET”- An amazing success story amid conflict in South Sudan When working in a country in conflict, it is essential...

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Helping Schools Continue in Conflict

In her Own Words

Posted Monday February 16, 2015 by Adrienne Gregory

The girls in our school mothers programme in Uganda participate in annual...

The girls in our school mothers programme in Uganda participate in annual writing competitions. These writing competitions allow girls to share their struggles and worries with each other and develop...

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In her Own Words