Presentation on theme: "Yeha Science and Technology Academy"— Presentation transcript:
1 Yeha Science and Technology Academy High Schoolin Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia
2 Mission StatementThe primary mission of the Academy is to develop problem solving concepts, tools, skills, and attitudes which can be used and replicated anywhere in the world. The Academy will use state-of-the-art technologies and biocycling systems to make sure that students acquire practical and hands-on experience. Furthermore, the Academy will be committed to address critical issues such as leadership, citizenship, patriotism, character, scholarship, cooperation, recreation, service, thrift, and safety.
4 Principal Contact Person Dr. Getachew TikubetSenior Scientist, International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), Ethiopia, and Adjunct Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, StanislausTelephone:FAX:Mailing Address: PO Box 3893 Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA
5 Other Contact PersonsDr. Edward Lamie, Professor, Computer Science Department, CSU Stanislaus,Dr. Wayne Pierce, Professor and Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU Stanislaus,Dr. Donald Johnson, Adjunct Professor of Public Health, Nursing Department, CSU Stanislaus,
6 CommunicationWeb site hosted by California State University, StanislausTemporary URL:list for all interested parties
7 Sister High Schools in Central California, USA Mariposa High SchoolHilmar High School
8 Objectives - 1 of 2To educate, train and develop talented young Ethiopians who will contribute to the development of their countryTo develop a dynamic prototype model for the future educational systemIn collaboration with other renowned educational institutions, the school will organize student exchange and competition programs
9 Objectives - 2 of 2On the basis of academic merits the school will award scholarships to outstanding students in different regionsParticipation and contributions in research, technology transfer and information exchange with private, national, regional and international organizationsThe model set-up will be replicated in different regions in order to contribute to the overall development of the Nation.
10 Unique Nature of Yeha Academy Private and self-supportingService to the communityProvide serious consideration for disadvantaged studentsStudents work to support themselves and the school
12 Project Description - 1 of 3 Highly qualified personnelAdequate space and modern facilitiesInstructional labs and support equipmentWell stocked library with Internet accessNetwork access in classroomsHealth services for students
13 Project Description - 2 of 3 Well-equipped conference hallHighly selective student admissionScholarships provided to outstanding studentsFinancial assistance for disadvantaged and low income studentsExchange programs with other institutions
14 Project Description - 3 of 3 Biofarm model for restorative development systemInternational standard evaluation systemNote: Please send comments or suggestions in support of this initiative to:orY