Education

Brief Background

The Ethiopian Catholic Social and Development Commission Education Department as an Office was opened in 1964 according to the Ethiopian Calendar. This year was also the time that the Ethiopian Catholic Bishops’ Conference was established.

The Department’s Responsibility

The Education Department at the national office currently coordinates, facilitates, and represents 402 Catholic Church Educational Institutes throughout the Country. Moreover, provides capacity building training opportunities to these educational institutions.

 

Ethiopian Catholic Schools and Educational services

Church Jurisdiction No of Schools Day Care/informal Education KG 1- 4 5-8 9-10 11-12 TVET IPT* HEI Total Services
Addis Ababa 51 0 34 20 19 13 11 8 1 1 107
Adigrat 52 0 16 29 17 4 2 3 1   71
Bahir Dar 12 0 7 4 3 2 2 1 0   19
Emdeber 50 0 36 8 6 0 0 2 0   52
Gambella 8 0 7 2 0 0 0 1 0   10
Hawassa 56 7 19 30 20 2 2 2 0   82
Harar 16 0 8 13 7 4 2 0 0   34
Hosanna 32 1 24 11 11 0 0 0 0   47
Jimma Bonga 15 11 12 2 1 1 0 0 0   26
Meki 37 5 16 21 21 6 3 1 0   73
Nekemte 31 6 24 12 9 1 0 0 0   52
Soddo 31 0 22 7 4 2 0 2 0   37
Robee 11 0 11 8 4 0 0 0 0   23
Total 402 30 236 167 122 35 22 20 2 1 633