Lebanon is a small, largely mountainous country in the Middle East, located at the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon is bordered by Syria to the north and east, and Israel to the south, with a narrow coastline along its western edge.
Syrian boy wins Children\'s Peace Prize for building refugee school in Lebanon
LONDON, Dec 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A teenage Syrian refugee won a prestigious international prize on Monday for building a school and providing an education to hundreds of children who fled to Lebanon ... teach a range of subjects from English ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Dec 2017 05:59:00 GMT
Being a Refugee Doesn?t Stop Political Engagement
The program employs 200 refugee teachers, many of whom are educated Syrian women who generally cannot find work in Lebanon. The program also removes ... The league publishes a citizenship handbook in Arabic and English, and also organizes workshops ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 07 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Teenage refugee lost everything escaping war in Syria ? now he?s a peace prize winner
English and gender equality. Teachers use photography and games to help Mohamad?s fellow refugees heal, learn and have fun. Once children leave the school, places are found at other schools in Lebanon so they can continue their education. Asked what ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Dec 2017 05:38:00 GMT
ECSU hands diplomas to 96 graduates
He plans to enter graduate school and then teach English at either the high school or college levels ... who's also bishop of Mount Lebanon Baptist Church. Notably, Brown was a substitute speaker. Walter Kimbrough, president of Dillard University in ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Manheim Township students take a stand against bullying with \'buddy benches\'
With a $20,000 grant from the Arconic Foundation, Compass Mark, an organization committed to stamping out drug and alcohol addiction in Lancaster and Lebanon counties ... Led by Anne Schober, a former English teacher at Lancaster Catholic High School ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:00:00 GMT
A tale of two fathers: ?The way I miss my kids is indescribable?
My sons used to have a private English teacher before the war ... and the situation in Turkey was hard, and the situation in Lebanon was hard,? explains Abu Akmad, a father from Homs, over coffee in a ground-floor apartment. ?I was afraid they would ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:29:00 GMT
Harrisburg School District helping hurricane-displaced students
Similar to areas such as the Lebanon and Lancaster school districts ... ESL Supervisor Kathy Ames said 113 of them qualify for the ESL teaching program helping with the english language. She also said he district has added four extra helpers through ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:23:00 GMT
?Miniature Syria? Takes Shape in Northern Lebanon without Fears over Demographic Changes
Lebanon?s northern region of Wadi Khaled has for years hosted ... schools dedicated themselves to teaching the Syrian children. Morning classes were offered to Lebanese students, while night ones were offered to the some 4,000 Syrian students.
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:49:00 GMT
The rise of the Arab MOOCs. Will education in the Arab world ever be the same?
In 2012, Queen Rania Foundation for education development launched Edraak in Jordan, a MOOC platform that offers a variety of courses in English ... schools in Lebanon by giving them the tools and curriculums, and is also training teachers on how to ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Dec 2017 07:57:00 GMT