Early Childhood Education Journal

, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 3–8 | Cite as

Early Education in Ethiopia: Progress and Prospects

  • James L. Hoot
  • Judit Szente
  • Belete Mebratu


Explored herein are historical roots of preschool through elementary grade education in the East Africa nation of Ethiopia. Also included are current difficult challenges to educational improvement as well as promising developments such as greater involvement of private institutions, organizations, and individuals in supporting Ministry of Education reform initiatives.

early childhood education primary education early education in Ethiopia international education 


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  • James L. Hoot
  • Judit Szente
  • Belete Mebratu

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