Sharing experience to advance education


Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) shared Japan’s modern education system to Addis Ababa University (AAU) titled, “Education for Development in Ethiopia; experience from Japan” at the premises of AAU.
Emebet Mulugeta (PhD) Vice President of Academic Affairs at AAU and Japan’s Ambassador to Ethiopia Tekako Ito attended the conference.
In her opening remarks Emebet said Addis Ababa University will work with JICA for development indicating that the diplomatic ties between Ethiopia and Japan dates back to 1930, adding that the relationship between AAU and Japanese universities is strong.
Japan’s Ambassador to Ethiopia Tekako Ito on her part said Japan has been working to ensure the country’s educational development by providing educational opportunities to Ethiopian students since 1960. “Japan will continue to support Ethiopia to modernize its education system,” echoed the ambassador.
During the discussion, Japan’s education experience for development was presented. Participants discussed Japan’s modernization of its education system and its development strategies and used it as an input for Ethiopia’s education development.