Education In Ethiopia Case Study

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What did governments do to help improve education in HK, Kenya and Ethiopia?

(Education for All (EFA)) Through out 21st century, Education For All movement has already made a great impact on the worlds education system, providing a basic quality of schooling for all of the children around the world. UNESCO’s mission is to improve the quality of learning, and help making education as a priority in countries and states. The Governments also helps EFA to be established all over the world by adopting the six EFA goals which expanded during early childhood care and education, providing free and compulsory primary education for all, promoting learning and life skills for young people and adults, increase adult literacy, achieve
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Most children who consist of mainly boys start primary school at the age of 5. The sizes of the classes are up to 65 students per teachers, school supplies and basic facilities were also lacking. In rural places because of the lack of schools there are 100 students for 1 teacher in a government school and 20-30 students for 1 teacher in a private school. In government schools, they also lack in school supplies such as pens, paper and books, so there will be at least 20 students sharing one or two books in a class. There also the lack of schools in rural areas in Ethiopia that's why students who live in rural areas don’t go to school because of lack of schools. That only some students will be willing walk 2 or 3 miles just to go to a government school in the province. Higher education was also limited and pricey so only a few students will make it to this point. (One living proof)The Ethiopian government finally made an effort to change its education in order to reduce poverty and expand the public education equally; this effort was backed up by supplies and equipment for the children and that can dramatically increase the school enrolment rate up to 60%. In 1992, 4 out of 5 children were out of school, and in 1999 it was only 1 out of 5 children. This was because of the free education they were receiving. (A-CET) The school fees are now extinct in the primary and…show more content…
In 1980, Hong Kong education started with 3 years in kindergarten, 6 years in primary, 5 years in secondary and 2 years in university. The Hong Kong education system could only fit 2% of the students who wanted higher education. In 2012, the new system consists of 3 years in kindergarten, 6 years in primary, 6 years in secondary and 4 years in university. There is free education provided for primary and secondary in government schools that only require students to pay for their own textbooks and uniform. Hong Kong schools are also learning English, Chinese and sometimes other foreign languages from first language teachers all over the world but this is only available at private schools whereas in public schools, the students are mostly taught by teachers from Hong Kong and seldom from other places. There are also different subjects to study from English, Chinese, mathematics, General Studies, music, visual arts and physical education for primary but junior secondary history, geography and science are also added. We can also choose between the HKDSE, HKCEE (IGCSE, IB) and the HKEAA(A-levels). For the Hong Kong System, after finishing secondary it leads to HKDSE exams and into university. But in the IGCSE education you will get 7 years of primary and 6 years of secondary but in between the 7 years of

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