The Department of Education offers programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The undergraduate level program leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree. The diploma programs include a Teaching Diploma, Diploma in Special Education, and Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership. The graduate program leads to a Master of Arts degree in Education with a variety of specializations.
The Department of Education aims to improve the quality of education in formal and informal settings, with a particular emphasis on addressing educational challenges in Lebanon and the region. It achieves these goals by conducting research, engaging in outreach and professional development initiatives, and in preparing the future generation of educators through its undergraduate, diploma and graduate programs.
Faculty in the department conduct impactful research that has implications for knowledge construction and/or practice in the areas of curriculum and instruction, educational administration and leadership, and educational psychology. Such research often involves extensive research collaboration and sustained engagement over extended periods of time with learners, teachers and/or school leaders to effect and measure change, drawing on a variety of research methodologies both quantitative and qualitative.
Faculty in the Spotlight
Dr, Amal BouZeineddine has been appointed as the Vice president of the Executive Bureau of the Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO and Member of the Education Committee for a term of 3 years under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture.
Dr. Karma El-Hassan was appointed by AUB Provost Dawy to serve on the Academic Technical Committee in Higher Education at the MEHE to represent AUB and to act as a liaison with the Ministry for matters related to AUB. She was also appointed by the President of CERD to serve on a new committee to finalize the Lebanese Curriculum Framework.