On October 4, 2016 CLES held a press conference and orientation session at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, with the attendance of Mr. Fadi Yarak the General Director of Education, to launch the activities it will be organizing in the different schools that are part of its Learning Support Classes Project.
C.L.E.S. organized its annual team training workshop on August 18 and 19 at the Al Bustan Hotel in Beit Meri with the participation of the Lebanese and Belgian scientific committee, center therapists, administrative staff, and other C.L.E.S. stakeholders.
As part of the C.L.E.S Learning Support Classes in public schools project scope of activities, the C.L.E.S team in partnership with the Guidance and Mentoring team of the Lebanese Ministry of Education held a series of meetings in all Lebanese regions for the purpose of following up on the project.
During the months of March and April, C.L.E.S. organized a tour of the play “Shou Bene Mama?”(What’s wrong with me Mother?). The play, created to raise awareness about specific learning disabilities, was performed in 20 public schools spanning all Lebanese regions.
The Learning Support Classes in public schools is a C.L.E.S project that involves a series of teacher training sessions. The fourth installment of these training sessions, aimed at preparing the teachers of the Learning Support Classes, began in September of 2015 and ended in May 2016; it included the participation of 80 public school teachers from all Lebanese regions.
The newly renovated C.L.E.S Beirut Center was inaugurated in the presence of C.L.E.S president Carmen Debbane, Mr. Raymond Debbane, and the entire C.L.E.S team.
The center was completely renovated to better accommodate students with learning difficulties, and to create better work spaces for C.L.E.S administrators and therapists.
A Glimmer of Hope for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities. The first annual”10-10-DYS” conference was inaugurated by CLES on Saturday October 10 at the Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, under the auspices of Mrs. Lama Tammam Salam. The participating experts, led by Swiss doctor and Professor Pierre Magistretti, stressed that the human brain has been scientifically…
Under the patronage and in presence of Belgium’s Ambassador to Lebanon, Mr. Alex Lenaerts, the President and founder of the Lebanese Center for Specialized Education CLES Mrs. Carmen Chahine Debbane, in collaboration with Saint Vincent de Paul Association, and in presence of the Association’s president in Lebanon Mrs. Ella Bitar, officially declared the new CLES…
As guest speaker, Mrs Carmen Chahine Debbane, presented CLES mission and activities, at the Rotary Club Beirut Cosmopolitan meeting on April 7, 2015 at Phoenicia Hotel.
CLES (the Lebanese Center for Special Education) opened a new center in Kfarjoz (Nabatieh) on Thursday, April 2, 2015 in the presence of His Excellency the Ambassador of Switzerland, Mr. François Barras, and of CLES President and founder, Mrs. Carmen Chahine Debbane, in collaboration with the Association « Jam3iyet takadom al mar2a ». This is the sixth…