Ann Rispin | Advisory Director
British International School, Addis Ababa

Ann Rispin, Advisory Director, British International School, Addis Ababa

In her long career, Ann Rispin has started and led new schools in both Britain and Ethiopia.  She has also been part of the Independent Schools Inspectorate in the UK, specializing in Mathematics and ICT. Her belief is that education is a social enterprise, which must be diverse and inclusive. Her school in Bahir Dar, on the shores of Lake Tana, whilst majority fee-paying also benefits deserving youngsters from poor backgrounds freely.  In partnership with Cheshire Foundation they work with the disabled, having a wheelchair workshop on their campus. In preparing global citizens we must ensure that our big cities do not become hubs leaving the countryside behind as we strive for technological advancement. 


VIP Conference Day 2 @ 15:40

What’s the story? EduTech in Ethiopia and how this is transforming learning and education

  • Market insights, challenges and opportunities
  • Disruptors, innovators and new entrants
  • The costs of connectivity
  • Sustainability and the long term vision
  • Successes, failures and lessons learnt
last published: 19/Sep/18 14:38 GMT

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