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1 Yeha Science and Technology Academy
High School in Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia

2 Mission Statement The 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.

3 Location of Yeha Academy

4 Principal Contact Person
Dr. Getachew Tikubet Senior Scientist, International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), Ethiopia, and Adjunct Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus Telephone: FAX: Mailing Address: PO Box 3893 Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA

5 Other Contact Persons Dr. 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 Communication Web site hosted by California State University, Stanislaus Temporary URL: list for all interested parties

7 Sister High Schools in Central California, USA
Mariposa High School Hilmar High School

8 Objectives - 1 of 2 To educate, train and develop talented young Ethiopians who will contribute to the development of their country To develop a dynamic prototype model for the future educational system In collaboration with other renowned educational institutions, the school will organize student exchange and competition programs

9 Objectives - 2 of 2 On the basis of academic merits the school will award scholarships to outstanding students in different regions Participation and contributions in research, technology transfer and information exchange with private, national, regional and international organizations The 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-supporting Service to the community Provide serious consideration for disadvantaged students Students work to support themselves and the school


12 Project Description - 1 of 3
Highly qualified personnel Adequate space and modern facilities Instructional labs and support equipment Well stocked library with Internet access Network access in classrooms Health services for students

13 Project Description - 2 of 3
Well-equipped conference hall Highly selective student admission Scholarships provided to outstanding students Financial assistance for disadvantaged and low income students Exchange programs with other institutions

14 Project Description - 3 of 3
Biofarm model for restorative development system International standard evaluation system Note: Please send comments or suggestions in support of this initiative to: or Y

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