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ABOUT US WHO WE ARE

A group of educationalists, history teachers, and activists who work together to contribute to the development of disciplinary approaches to History education in Lebanon.

LAH MISSION

LAH promotes the learning and teaching of history as a discipline in Lebanon, raises public awareness about the importance of history and ensures that history teaching becomes more recognized by society and more engaging to learners with a focus on historical concepts.

LAH aims at encouraging continuous learning for different age groups as a way to build learners’ critical thinking shape their personalities and develop a sense of individual and collective responsibility.

 

LAH AIMS 

  • Promote a wider public understanding and enjoyment of history as a way to enhance historical knowledge in society.
  • Be  involved  in  decision-making regarding  history  education  on  the national level.
  • Strengthen a  modern  approach  that engages learners in historical thinking, nurtures higher-order thinking skills and  links  history to real-life situations. .
  • Contribute to the scientific clarification of historical concepts.
  • Engage professionals and learners alike in critical inquiry and use of historical sources when working with historical concepts.
  • Encourage learners  to  reflect  on  how  engaging  with historical  concepts  influences  their  self-development.

 

LAH STRATEGIES

  • Facilitate continuous professional development for  History teachers and educators.
  • Generate  and  sustain  constructive  and  informed  public  discussion  on  approaches  to  History education.
  • Establish working  relationships  and  partnership  with  the  local  and  international stakeholders, namely educationalists in schools and civil society learners and policy-makers.
  • Produce and disseminate publications and pedagogical material generated through the association’s activities.

 

LAH VALUES 

  • Respect of cultural diversity
  • Collaborative learning environment
  • Objectivity and authorship
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