- Street / Area: Churchill Road
- City: Addis ababa
- Country: Ethiopia
- Phonenumber: (251) -11-155 16 03
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: https://www.guebre-mariam.org
- Education details: Nursery schools, Primary schools, Secundary schools
- Listed: October 2, 2017 12:52 pm
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The Lycée Guebre-Mariam was founded by the French secular mission in 1947. At the same time, France took over the concession of the railway between Djibouti and Addis Ababa. Several generations of children of French and Ethiopian railwaymen will be educated at the Lycée until the eighties.
Lycée Guebre-Mariam is located in the heart of Addis Ababa. Its 9000 m2 of buildings extend on a ground of 4 hectares and a half hectares granted by the Ethiopian authorities.
An international Franco-Ethiopian institution, he accompanied the installation of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the Organization of African Unity in Addis Ababa. Known throughout the country – the word “lycée” has also passed in the Amharic language – it has a threefold vocation: to educate French children, to contribute to the formation of the Ethiopian elite and to educate foreigners, mainly francophones. These missions impose a high standard of quality and respect for the values of the founders: openness to others, solidarity, dialogue between cultures and secularism.
Mixing pupils of about fifty different nationalities (*), the Lycée Guébré-Mariam school children of the many embassies of the diplomatic capital of Africa, the United Nations staff, the African Union, the European Delegation , French companies (Total, Sofrecom …) or Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian Airlines …), international organizations and finally Ethiopian civil servants, academics and traders.
Ethiopia offers the site of the establishment, France provides teaching and management personnel through the Agency for French Teaching Abroad (50 people currently).
Today the Lycée Guebre Mariam welcomes nearly 1,800 students, it is approved for the small sectionkindergarten to the end (ES, L and S courses) by the French Ministry of National Education, is subsidized by the AEFE and is managed by the MLF.
Jean-Christophe Torres , Headmaster
(*) Ethiopians lead (60%), followed by French (13%) and North Americans (6.6%).
The Senegalese, Burundians, Burkinabés, Ivorians, Djiboutians and Malians respectively represent between 1 and 2% of the pupils.
Gabonese, Central Africans, Tunisians, Chadians, Swiss, Beninese, Algerians, Togolese, Italians and Nigerians represent between 0.6% and 0.8% of pupils respectively.
Yemenis, Mauritanians, Britons, Nigerians, Dutch, Cameroonians, Germans, Angolans, Swedes, Guineans, Finns, Comorians, Belgians and Austrians represent between 2 and 7 students respectively.
Countries represented by one student: Russia, Portugal, Norway, Mauritius, Lebanon, Japan, Greece, Ghana, Spain, China.
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