Although I have 4 more weeks of my internship to go, this will be my last blog post. My two months in Addis and at IICBA have been fantastic so far and I’m looking forward to what this last month will bring. As I reflect on the time I’ve already spent here, it’s very clear what the best part of my internship has been – … Continue reading I’ll take 3 more months, please.
So I’m a little over a month into my internship at UNESCO IICBA and my stay in Addis Ababa. I can’t believe I’m a third done! This past month has just flown by. I’m all settled and generally killin it. I’ve figured out public transport, made a couple of friends, and have a few Amharic phrases under my belt. If you need to know any … Continue reading My Days at IICBA
My final week at JET Education Services (JET) was a sprint to the finish line. I began the week right where I started my internship, at the Johannesburg office. After eight weeks away in the Cape Town office it was nice to see Joburg based co-workers in person, but I didn’t have much time to catch up. Instead I was busy helping to put the … Continue reading The Final Sprint
A little more than a month into my internship, and I now have a better idea of the ins and outs of the organization and how it functions. While work was slower during the month of Ramadan, things are slowly picking up post Eid, with all 15 people in the office each day. My first order of business had been aligning the literacy material developed … Continue reading Whose curriculum is it anyway?