Learning and Development

Advocacy package

Children at an elementary school in Deghabur, Somali.
UNICEF Ethiopia/2018/noavi


Ethiopia, the “cradle of mankind,” is one of the oldest locations for human life. It is the second most populous country in Africa and has been experiencing strong economic growth, averaging 10.3 per cent per year over the past decade, making it one of the fastest growing economies in Africa.

Despite this progress, it remains one of the poorest countries in the world, due both to rapid population growth and a low socio- economic starting base. The country faces enormous challenges to realize equitable service provision. In addition, internal conflict and several years of insufficient rainfall has led to food insecurity, forced displacement, and disruption to education for millions. As the most vulnerable, children face the brunt of this burden.

The learning and development advocacy package contains the following documents:

  • Learning and Development Programme Advocacy Brief
  • Early Childhood Education brief
  • Refugee Education brief 
  • Pastoralist Education brief 
  • Assessment for Learning Programme brief 
  • Girls’ Education brief 
  • Education in Emergencies brief 


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