This institute will explore what it means to successfully manage an international school library program in Africa today. Participants and representatives from various library organizations will share their expertise and brainstorm solutions in informal sessions. You will leave the forum with plenty of exciting ideas to take back to your library that will inspire your students and staff to read and research more, deepen their creative literary and IT skills. There will also be opportunities to explore Addis Ababa.
This event is kindly sponsored by AISA member, EBSCO.
Due to this generous sponsorship this event is free for AISA member-schools.
Free places are limited to one person per phase of a school. This event is not open to non-members.
AISA is grateful to EBSCO for their partnership on this event.
KEY AUDIENCE: Librarians (EC-12) and Library Assistants
The institute aims to enhance and support professional development, collaboration amongst librarians and library staff from AISA schools. Learners attending this institute can expect to:
- Build stronger networks and possible consortium and initiatives to improve library services in our schools.
- Engage in current, practical sessions that will inform and enhance practice.
- Receive exciting ideas that will inspire patrons to read and research more as well as deepen their creative, literary and IT skills.
International Community School of Addis Ababa (ICS Addis)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Visa and Health
Refer to the Ethiopia VISA Information and Exemptions website for more information.
Hotel Name: Hilton Addis Ababa
Physical Address: Menelik II Ave, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone No: +251 11 517 0000
Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast): US$ 215
Hotel Name: Jupiter International Hotel
Physical Address: Tito St, Cazanchise, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone No: +251 11 552 7333 / +251 11 661 6969
Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast): US$ 100
Hotel Name: Victoria Guesthouse
Physical Address: Sarbet, Pushkin Square, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone No: +251 11 369 2112
Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast): US$ 90 - 120
To make a booking at the Hilton Addis Ababa Hotel, go to the Hilton Addis website and on the top right hand corner, click More Options. Select your reservation dates and add the special rate code D113169980 under the Corporate Account field. Click on the Check Rooms and Rates button and select your room.
Indicate whether you will require airport transfers which are offered by the hotel at US$ 12 per way.
To make a booking at the Jupiter Int. Hotel and Victoria Guesthouse, contact the venues directly and provide your arrival/departure details.
Hotel – School Transport
The Host School will only provide a shuttle to pick participants from the Hilton Addis Ababa Hotel in the morning and provide a return trip in the evening. Transportation to ICS Addis from the other hotels will be the delegates responsibility.
Note that the Victoria Guesthouse is the closest venue to the school.