Bahir Dar University wins a project that aims to improving the teaching of Science and Mathematics.


In a tripartite collaboration with Juba University and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Bahir Dar University won a project titled “Enhancing teachers’ and teacher educators’ capacity for improving science and mathematics teaching and learning in Ethiopia and South Sudan”.


This project which the university won for the second time has a life span of six years and is funded by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation. The project aims to curb the deep-rooted problem in Science and Mathematics education in the Ethiopia and South Sudan. In this regard, it envisages to conducting more and high quality researches that are believed be to foundation stones in solving problems related to Science and Mathematics education.


The project includes scholarship opportunities to be opened up for scholars in Bahir Dar and Juba Universities. A total of 12 PhD (8 from Ethiopia and 4 from South Sudan) and 20 Master’s scholarship opportunities will be available for eligible candidates in the two countries. Moreover, with this project, it is also planned to establish a center for the study of science and mathematics teaching and learning (CSSMTL) at Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia. The project package also includes trainings: to educators at Colleges of Teacher Education and at BDU, and to science and mathematics teachers at schools.


We won this project thanks to the relentless efforts expended by our faculty Dr Dawit Asrat, Mr. Dereje taye, Mr Mulugeta Awayehu and Mr. Ahmed Yibrie. Many Congratulations to YOU all!