September 25, 2012

Reforming Citizenship Education in Lebanon

Project Launch Invitation 26 September 2012

Under the Patronage of His Excellency Professor Hassan Diab
Minister of Education and Higher Education
The Ministry of Education and Higher Education

Has the pleasure to invite you to the launching of

The Citizenship Education Project

Funded by the European Union

On Wednesday September 26th, at 10:00am
at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education 12th floor – UNESCO, Beirut

The reform plan seeks to establish an enabling learning environment that fosters active citizenship behaviors among students and increase participation in governance.  The plan is funded by the European Union (EU).

Responsibility for the project has been awarded to the Institute of Education University of London, UK (Principal Investigator: Professor Hugh Starkey) in a consortium with three partners, namely: Centre for Lebanese Studies (CLS) (PI Dr Maha Shuayb); Lebanese Association for Education Studies (LAES) (PI Dr Bassel Akar); Association of Citizenship Teachers (ACT), (PI Chris Waller).

9:00 – 10.30

  • Welcome note by Fadi Yarak / Nada Mneimneh 
  • Welcome not by European Delegation
  • Minister of Education and Higher Education
  • Welcome note in English (IOE)

10.30 Coffee and press conference with minister

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