One Planet International School

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One Planet International School is located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At the kindergarten level, it offers Lower Kindergarten (Age 3-4), Upper Kindergarten (Age 4-5), and Preparatory (Age 5-6). At the primary level, grades one through eight are offered. At the secondary level, grades nine and ten are offered. Grade 11 and 12 will be added in 2016 and 2017 respectively.[1]


Accredited by the Ethiopian Ministry of Education as private school, the school's curriculum uses international standard, research-based curriculum and teaching methods. Instruction is in English and Amharic languages.[1][2]

There is also a curriculum of virtues based on The Virtues Project.

Donors sponsor scholarships including the Hidden Gems Scholarship Fund for orphaned and street girls with a one-year scholarship which includes funds for tuition and materials.[3]


Founded by 2006 Stories of the Eyes of Light Award recipient, Zelalem Amare[4] and Gail Amare who has a Masters of Science in International Development Management from American University and over 20 years experience in program/project management.[5]

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