Professor Aklilu Dalelo

Professor Aklilu Dalelo
Pogramme Co-Leader | Master of Arts Programme in Development Studies

Professor Aklilu serves EGST as lecturer in Development Studies and Addis Ababa University in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences.


  • Ph.D., Geography and Environmental Education, Institute of Geographic Education and Regional Sciences, Flensburg University, Federal Republic of Germany (2000).
  • M.Sc., Sustainable Energy Systems and Management, International Institute of Management, University of Flensburg, Federal Republic of Germany (2001).
  • M.A., Curriculum and Instruction (focus on Geographic Education), Addis Ababa University (1992).
  • B.A., Geography, Addis Ababa University (1988).

He also serves as a member of Counsel of Owners at EGST and a member of the Administrative Board of Lafto Kale Heywet Church. His research interests focus on Geography Teaching, Teacher Education, and Environmental and Sustainability Education.


AkliluDalelo (2012). Loss of biodiversity and climate change as presented in biology curricula for Ethiopian schools: Implications for action-oriented environmental education. International Journal of Environmental & Science Education, Vol. 7, No. 4, October 2012, 619-638.

AkliluDalelo (2012). Environment and Sustainability in Ethiopian Education System: A Longitudinal Analysis. Homburg: VAS—VerlagfürAcademischeSchriften.
AkliluDalelo (2011). A Grassroots Initiative to Disseminate Solar Energy Technologies in Ethiopia: Implications to Climate Change Education, in W. Leal Filho (ed.),
Experiences of Climate Change Adaptation in Africa, Climate Change management. Springer-Verlag: Berlin.

AkliluDalelo (2011). Global Climate Change in Geography Curricula for Ethiopian Secondary and Preparatory Schools. International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, Vol. 20, No. 3, August 2011, p. 227-246.

AkliluDalelo (2010). Sustainability Issues in Geography Curriculum for an Undergraduate Programme: The Case of Addis Ababa University. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education, Vol. 27, 2010, p.38-57.

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