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2.1.3 Cancelled

Lebanon is a small country in the Middle East with high literacy level among children. In the 1997 curriculum reform, special education was introduced to the curriculum, which catered to the needs of children with learning difficulties and disabilities. The needs of gifted children were not mentioned. Although there have been some attempts, officially, there are no well-rounded programs catering to the gifted population. As a community, LWIS-CIS understands the vital role educators play in developing critical thinking in future citizens and catering to gifted learners. The development of Gifted and Talented Clubs is the result of this knowledge.

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This session has been cancelled
alameddine.mira@gmail.com
LWIS-City International School
Lebanon

Mira Alameddine has two Masters: Education and Philosophy; she has finalized her PhD in Education-Gifted Teaching and Learning at the Doctorate School of Literature, Humanities and Social Sciences at the Lebanese University. Currently, she is the coordinator of the Gifted and Talented Program which she developed and is running at the LWIS-City International School, DT in Beirut-Lebanon. She is a consultant in Gifted and Talented curriculum and teaching/learning and is a certified assessor for gifted and talented learners.

 

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