Overview of Education in Ethiopia: Traditional Institutions and Language Perspectives

@article{Chali2021OverviewOE,
  title={Overview of Education in Ethiopia: Traditional Institutions and Language Perspectives},
  author={Gemechis Teshome Chali and Miriam Taverniers and Guta Legesse},
  journal={Afrika Focus},
  year={2021}
}
This article briefly introduces the phases of education in Ethiopia in the last 150 years and the impact of traditional institutions on languages. The intention of this report is to present the background section of a PhD (Gemechis, 2020) defended at Ghent University in September 2020. It is believed that the period of modern education in Ethiopia is shorter when compared with that of traditional education, which lasted for more than a century. Modern or “Western” education was launched in…