WYAME was requested to participate in a workshop organized by the Arab Center for Social Studies to discuss the different methods encouraging secondary school students to choose social sciences at universities and as a career. The workshop was for two consecutive days, on the 30th and 31st of October at Geffinor Rotana, Hamra.
The ACSS focuses on Social Studies, helps students to find jobs and provides scholarships for research. This pilot phase is in four Arab countries, Lebanon, Oman, Egypt and Morocco.
This workshop was held in partnership with the regional office of UNESCO in Beirut.
The work was divided into three parts:
The opportunities existing in Lebanon are:
Action plan for one year was drafted: In Lebanon there will be a movie competition for secondary school students, filming their environment from a social perspective. A Lebanese action group was made from the Lebanese participants (MEHE representative and education experts from private universities and schools).
This was an opportunity for WYAME to initiate a network with the active secondary schools in Lebanon.