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Rehabilitating Schools and Workforce Development

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Rehabilitating Schools & Workforce Development in Lebanon
Public school teachers learning together at a teacher-training session.

USAID is helping to renovate nearly a third of all Lebanese public schools. It is also purchasing science lab equipment for every one of the 256 public secondary schools in the country to meet Ministry of Education-established standards. Other initiatives include increasing learning opportunities through in-service teacher training and extracurricular activities and increasing stakeholder engagement in public schools.

Our impacts in this sector include:

  • Rehabilitation of one hundred and fifty-four public schools throughout Lebanon, bringing the total to one hundred and eighty-three public schools rehabilitated in 2011 and 2012.
  • Training of 75 English-speaking teacher trainers from the Ministry of Education on the methodologies of teaching the subjects of English, science, and math.