Newshttps://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnewsDOT LebanonD-RASATI II Graduation Eventhttps://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/d_rasati_ii_graduation_event<div><p>The event was attended by the US ambassadors with the head of mission and representatives from USAID, the Director General and representatives from MEHE, the Center for Educational Research and Development (CERD), Counseling and Guidance Department (DOPS), the Lebanese University’s Faculty of Education, UN agencies, and other donors.</p> <p>Following…</p></div>Rhea AzouriThu, 02 Feb 2017 02:48:50 -0500https://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/d_rasati_ii_graduation_eventMeet the Teacher Facilitator: Ali Salehhttps://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/meet_the_teacher_facilitator_ali_saleh<div><ol> <li><strong>Why did you join our TeachUp! Program?</strong></li> </ol> <p>TeachUp! program can be considered as a new experience to enhance the level of education in our country. Moreover, it works on motivating our brains to search for new ideas and look forward to develop and discover new ICT tools and methods in education and knowledge.</p> <ol start="2"> <li><strong>How can you describe your…</strong></li></ol></div>Rhea AzouriThu, 02 Feb 2017 02:41:23 -0500https://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/meet_the_teacher_facilitator_ali_salehUsing technology to 'shake up' education in Lebanonhttps://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/using_technology_to_shake_up_education_in_lebanon<div><p><span>Ms. Fatima Ajaj from Meryata Secondary Public School is already using her TeachUp! training to enhance learning experiences for her biology students. </span></p> <p>Ms. Ajaj thinks technology is critical for the future of education in Lebanon. While technology is now everywhere, she says it’s the job of teachers to ensure students are using those tools not…</p></div>Souryana El BittarThu, 02 Feb 2017 02:40:23 -0500https://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/using_technology_to_shake_up_education_in_lebanonMeet our Youngest Team Member: Ms. Mira Hatoumhttps://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/meet_our_youngest_team_member_ms_mira_hatoum<div><p>My name is Mira, and I am one of DOT Lebanon's Teacher Facilitators in Beirut Mount Lebanon Area. What follows is the story of my success.</p> <p>I start working with Digital Opportunity Trust Lebanon - DOT Lebanon as a Teacher Facilitator in three Secondary Public Schools reaching more than 25 teachers.</p> <p>I was coaching the teachers on TeachUp! program…</p></div>Rhea AzouriMon, 30 Jan 2017 04:14:33 -0500https://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/meet_our_youngest_team_member_ms_mira_hatoumDOT Lebanon Annual Report 2016https://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/dot_lebanon_annual_report_2016<div><p>DOT Lebanon's Country Director, Ms. Marianne Bitar Karam, and the DOT Lebanon team are pleased to announce the release of the 2016 Annual Report. <img src="https://lebanon.dotrust.org/.api2/binaries/595346-jqwDLaODo7/DOT%2520Lebanon%2520Annual%2520Report.png" alt="DOT%20Lebanon%20Annual%20Report.png" data-ig-embed-key="jqwDLaODo7" class="fr-draggable fr-dii fr-fir" style="width: 203px; height: 209.795px;"/></p> <p>The 2016 Annual Report will bring you up-to-date on the latest DOT Lebanon projects and field News.  The Annual Report also highlights a number of success stories — teacher facilitators, participants,…</p></div>Rhea AzouriWed, 25 Jan 2017 05:42:24 -0500https://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/dot_lebanon_annual_report_2016Launching of the Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Mappinghttps://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/launching_of_the_social_entrepreneurship_ecosystem_mapping<div><p>DOT Lebanon in Partnership with UNESCO, Berytech, MakeSense, Tahaki Portal &amp; Lebanese League for Women in Business launched an exercise to map the Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Lebanon. The event took place on November 18, 2016 at Berytech Mathaf during the Global Entrepreneurship Week - GEW event.</p> <p>The initiative’s aimed to:</p> <ul> <li>Support…</li></ul></div>Rhea AzouriFri, 16 Dec 2016 02:52:21 -0500https://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/launching_of_the_social_entrepreneurship_ecosystem_mappingDOT Lebanon represented by Mariam Haidar in TechWomenhttps://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/dot_lebanon_represented_by_mariam_haidar_in_techwomen<div><span data-offset-key="28k21-0-0"><span data-text="true">My time at DOT and as a student sparked my passion for STEAM education, leading to the launch of EDUTEK. EDUTEK is the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEAM) education center I launched. </span></span><span data-offset-key="28k21-1-0"><span data-text="true">Soon</span></span><span data-offset-key="28k21-2-0"><span data-text="true"> after, I  joined the Arab Women Entrepreneurship Program to grow my network.</span></span><span data-offset-key="8brrl-0-0"><br data-text="true"/></span><span data-offset-key="9j93n-0-0"><span data-text="true">Living in Beirut, I knew that accessibility wasn't as urgent a…</span></span></div>Rhea AzouriWed, 07 Dec 2016 03:39:45 -0500https://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/dot_lebanon_represented_by_mariam_haidar_in_techwomenDOT Lebanon and SAP Refugee Code Weekhttps://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/dot_lebanon_and_sap_refugee_code_week<div><br/> <img class="fr-draggable fr-dib" src="https://lebanon.dotrust.org/.api2/binaries/595346-rqJzeBNmGx/20161021_131842.jpg" style="width: 499px; height: 449.25px;" data-ig-embed-key="rqJzeBNmGx"/></div> <div><br/></div> <div><span data-offset-key="cimqd-0-0"><span data-text="true">DOT Lebanon partnered with software corporation, </span></span><a href="http://go.sap.com/corporate/en.html" target="_blank"><span data-offset-key="cimqd-0-0"><span data-text="true">SAP</span></span></a><span data-offset-key="cimqd-0-0"><span data-text="true"> on an initiative called Refugee Code Week. SAP is a world leader in enterprise software. The German corporation makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations. </span></span><span data-offset-key="cimqd-1-0"><span data-text="true">Refugee Code Week partners also included UNHCR the UN Refugee Agency and Galway Education Centre</span></span><span data-offset-key="cimqd-2-0"><span data-text="true">. </span></span></div> …Rhea AzouriWed, 16 Nov 2016 13:54:48 -0500https://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/dot_lebanon_and_sap_refugee_code_weekThe Launching of Tabshoura Kindergarten : a free e-learning platformhttps://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/the_launching_of_tabshoura_kindergarten__a_free_e_learning_platform<div><p>On May 31, 2016, the e-learning platform Tabshoura Kindergarten launched in Beirut. In attendance was Her Excellency, the Ambassador of Canada to the Lebanese Republic, Michelle Cameron. Tabshoura was a collaborative project by the Lebanese Alternative Learning association, World Vision Lebanon, DOT Lebanon, and the Faculty of Educational Sciences…</p></div>Rhea AzouriTue, 28 Jun 2016 15:06:22 -0400https://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/the_launching_of_tabshoura_kindergarten__a_free_e_learning_platformD-RASATI 2I extension projecthttps://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/drasati_ii_extension_project<div><p>Under the D-RASATI 2 project extension, DOT Lebanon provided a Training of Trainers (TOT) workshops. The Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Centre for Educational Research and Development (CERD) and the Orientation and Counselling Department ( DOPS) participated in the workshops. The goal was to promote the use of digital classroom…</p></div>Rhea AzouriMon, 27 Jun 2016 14:20:45 -0400https://lebanon.dotrust.org/blogs/lebanonnews/drasati_ii_extension_project