Ethiopia, the second-most populous country in Africa after Nigeria, has a population of 105 million. This education profile describes recent trends in Ethiopian education and student mobility, and provides an overview of the structure of Ethiopia’s education system. We also review common academic documents and provide tips on how to obtain and evaluate them.

Gain insights into:

  • Ethiopian education, including its credit system and grading scales
  • Accreditation and quality assurance in Ethiopian higher ed
  • WES document requirements and methodology for evaluating Ethiopian credentials




Advanced Evaluation Specialist, WES

Maedeh specializes in evaluating international credentials from all of Middle East and Eastern Africa. Maedeh holds a master's degree in international relations and a bachelor's degree in political science from the City University of New York.



Data Analyst Associate, WES

Ning earned a master’s degree in social and comparative analysis in education from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Education, and a bachelor’s degree in education from Capital Normal University in Beijing, China. Ning conducts and presents research on international higher education trends and student mobility.


Director of Strategic Partnerships, WES-Canada

Joining the presenters Alejandro and Jean will be Beth Clarke, who will lend her expertise and insight to the Q&A portion of the webinar. Beth leads the development of the Global Talent Bridge program in Canada to build and develop partnerships and community engagement programs with community agencies, licensing bodies, educational institutions, staffing services, and employers that support skilled immigrants in advancing their career and educational goals. Beth was previously the senior director, employer and stakeholder relations at the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), and has over 18 years of experience in the not for profit sector, focusing on employment services for newcomers.