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Disputation: Fesseha Abadi Weldemichael

Master Fesseha Abadi Weldemichael at the Department of Education defends his doctoral dissertation for the degree of PhD:

Integrated Functional Adult Literacy Education for Empowerment and Sustainable Development in Ethiopia. A Comparative Study of Tigray and Amhara Regions.

Fesseha Abadi Weldemichael. Photo. Department of Education, University of Oslo

Trial lecture - time and place

His trial lecture will be held Thursday 6 September 2018, 10.15 - 11.00, in Lecture Hall 3, Helga Engs building, Blindern.

Lecture title

Discuss the most important obstacles that prevent the implementation of an adult education policy drawing on 'education as a human right' in Ethiopia and consider policy options that could overcome some of these obstacles.


Adjudication committee

  • Professor Heribert Hinzen, DVV International (Deutsche Volkhochschule Verband), Germany (the first opponent)
  • Professor Zelda Groener, Institute for Post-School Studies, University of the Western Cape, South Africa (the second opponent)
  • Professor emeritus Jon Lauglo, Department of Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo, is third member of the committee and the committee's coordinator.

Chair of defence


  • Professor Lene Buchert, Department of Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo
  • Dr. Wim Hoppers, Independent International Consultant, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands

Additional information


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Published Aug. 21, 2018 1:08 PM - Last modified Apr. 9, 2019 12:05 PM