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Outgoing Executive Director

Posted Friday October 09, 2015 by Adrienne Gregory

AET has extended a fond farewell to our outgoing Executive Director, Sara...

AET has extended a fond farewell to our outgoing Executive Director, Sara Cottingham. Reflecting on AET’s progress during her three year tenure, Sara said: We work in conflict affected areas...

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Outgoing Executive Director

Bringing books to remote communities

Posted Wednesday September 16, 2015 by Adrienne Gregory

As we celebrate literacy programmes this month, we wanted to bring to...

As we celebrate literacy programmes this month, we wanted to bring to you the story of one of our avid readers in Somaliland. Awo is a 17 year old student,...

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Bringing books to remote communities

Eager to Learn

Posted Wednesday September 02, 2015 by Adrienne Gregory

Janice is 18 years old and is a boarding student at Otwal...

Janice is 18 years old and is a boarding student at Otwal Secondary School in Northern Uganda. She is playing a leading role in advocating for ICT classes in the...

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Eager to Learn

Learning to Read as an Adult

Posted Saturday August 15, 2015 by Adrienne Gregory

In her own words one of our adult learner shares her journey...

In her own words one of our adult learner shares her journey of learning to read and how its made her a leader in her community. ‘My name is Susan....

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Learning to Read as an Adult

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