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.
Teaching Training Scholarship Opportunity:
We are now receiving applications for the new Dodge Foundation Teacher Training Scholarship Program. Through a generous grant from the Cleveland Dodge Foundation, the Department of Education at AUB is offering 8-9 scholarships covering full tuition for one-year, 21-credit teaching or special education diploma programs for each academic year, for three years starting in 2019-20.
Applications are now invited for the 2020-21 academic year.
The goal of the Dodge Foundation Teacher Training Scholarship Program at AUB is to develop a cadre of highly trained teachers who can contribute to efforts to improve the quality of teaching in Lebanon in schools serving underprivileged students. Applicants must have completed a BS/BA or equivalent, meet AUB’s English language proficiency requirement, be willing to complete a 21-credit diploma in one year, and make a commitment to teach at a school that serves underprivileged students in Lebanon for three years.
More information and application materials can be found at the website of the Office of Admissions here: https://www.aub.edu.lb/admissions/applications/Pages/diploma.aspx
For inquiries you can also contact the Department of Education by phone: 01-350000 Ext 3060.
Deadline to submit applications for the 2020-21 academic year is May 22, 2020.