Within the framework of CLES external activities, and in collaboration with the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education, CLES launched “The Learning Support Classes” a development project aimed at limiting failure and dropouts from schools.

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THE PROJECT COMPRISES:

  • Establishing 200 Learning Support classes in public schools across Lebanon.
  • Equipping these classes with the specific materials and technologies required to teach students with learning difficulties.
  • Training 2-3 teachers from each school to help provide students with the required academic and educational support.
  • Developing the capabilities of the educational counselors at the Ministry of Education.

PROTOCOL WITH THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

On February 11, 2013 CLES signed a protocol with the Ministry of Education for a 10 year period, committing to fund the establishment of 200 Learning Support Classes in 200 public schools spread across Lebanon during the first 5 years, and continuing training and technical support for the duration of 10 years. This Protocol is currently under execution.