THE LEBANESE NATIONAL CURRICULUM:
Lebanese Program (LP) offers an official unified curriculum with basic content established and approved by the Lebanese government.
The objectives of the Lebanese Curriculum are set by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in all subjects across all grade levels; however, as of Grade 7 LP, English Language & Literature course is fulfilled in all grade levels, except 9LP & Sec. 3LP, through the American Text books that enrich the learning process.
The Lebanese Curriculum aims to:
- develop citizens with a comprehensive vision;
- shape well-rounded members of the community;
- create productive individuals capable of exercising their role, rights, and duties nationally and internationally; and
- provide learners with a range of knowledge, skills, and ideals not only in understanding and gaining new perspectives socially and intellectually, but also in scrutinizing and synthesizing the acquired information in order to expand the learner's horizons.
Thus, forming a solid, knowledgeable, and productive individual’s identity that prepares students to transition successfully and effectively into the college/university life/education in a satisfactory manner.
At secondary 2 level, two streams are offered; sec. 2 (Scientific SC & Sociology and Economics SE).
At this level, students have the option to follow the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.
At secondary 3 level, three streams are offered; General Science, Life Sciences, and Sociology and Economics.
Students in grade 9 LP and Sec 3 LP sit for official exams that are usually administered by the Lebanese Government in June.