‘This generation of Syrians may be lost if we don’t get help’

This article originally appeared in the Times Education Supplement Elias Bou Saab, Lebanon’s new minister of education, does not mince his words. “Without more support, the Lebanese education system may collapse. It is that serious,” he says. The population of the small Middle Eastern country, home to just over 4 million citizens, has swollen by […]

‘These kids have nothing. They come here to forget’

This article was originally featured in The Times Education Supplement The clouds in Lebanon’s eastern Bekaa region may be darkening as the winter storms set in, but Ahmed Saab shows few signs of negativity. Gesticulating widely, he swings open a door to a room full of smiling children, who promptly stand to greet their headteacher. […]