Strengthening Education Services in Upper Akkar

Duration: January 2008 – October 2008


The project aims at identifying the possible causes of school failure in Akkar and to reinforce teachers’ capacity to enable them to better assist students in order to reduce dropout. A special attention will be given to the situation of children with disability.


– A comprehensive assessment on education services and reasons for high dropout rates conducted in 38 schools, covering 20 municipalities in the area surrounding the NNP
– A capacity-building training program for 63 teachers from 25 schools in 13 municipalities, on child protection, teaching methodology, classroom management, and Subject Coordination (French, math, and science)Developing educational manuals for teachers.