BDU delivered Science teaching kits to Regional Education Bureau

BDU has delivered 90 Science teaching kits to Amhara Regional State Education Bureau to be distributed for primary schools. The purchase of the kits is part of the BDU-NORHED project’s plan to support school science and mathematics teaching and learning. On behalf of BDU, Dr. Tesfaye Shiferaw, Vice President for Research and Community Services delivered the kits to Dr. Yilkal Kefale, head of the Amhara Regional State Education Bureau. Dr. Yelekal forwarded his appreciation for the support and the continual efforts being made by BDU to support the education system at the region.

Science kit utilization training provided

One of the activities planned in the BDU-NORHED project is to improve the capacity of schools in the teaching and learning of science and mathematics. As part of this, BDU has provided three days training from February 6-8, 2020 for 30 primary school science teachers. The training has focused on how to use the kits to demonstrate contents in school science concepts experimentally. Mr. Andargie Gerawork from the Department of Physics and Mr. Yewulsew Kebede from the Department of Biology provided the training.

International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education held at BDU

The BDU-NORHED Project team of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences organized an international conference on Science and Mathematics Education from October 23-24, 2019 with the theme of Making Science and Mathematics Teaching and Learning Impactful. One of the keynote speakers was Professor Paul Ernest, a noble scholar in the area of philosophy of mathematics education who authored seven books more than 120 book chapters and 140 journal articles.

Graduation 2019

The first batch of masters students who started their studies in September 2017 graduated on 20th of July 2019. A total of 41 students (28 Females) successfully completed their studies. Six of the graduates (2 females) were from University of Juba, South Sudan.