Members - Akar, Bassel

Akar, Bassel

Ph.D. in Education, Institute of Education, University of London, 2009

Director, center for applied Research in Education

Notre Dame University - Louaize

Citizenship Education

Building Communities of Learning in the Classroom

Continuous Professional Development

Working in Small Groups, Assessment for Learning, Meta-Learning and Dialogic Pedagogy

Education Coordinator for “A Whole-School Approach to Social Cohesion and Active Citizenship” in partnership with the Centre for Lebanese Studies, Oxford University (Jan 2010-Present)

Program Coordinator for annual “Summer School for Emerging Lea

Professional development workshops for public and private school teachers on developing active citizenship through dialogic pedagogy, assessment for learning and lesson plans (2010)

Co-Instructor for MA in Citizenship Education by distant learning – Learning to Live Together at the Institute of Education, University of London (2007-2008)

 (2007): Akar, B. Citizenship Education in Lebanon: An Introduction into Students’ Concepts and Learning Experiences. Educate~, 7(2), pp. 2-18.


 (2006): Akar, B. “Teachers’ Reflections on the Challenges of Teaching Citizenship Education in Lebanon: A Qualitative Pilot Study”. Reflecting Education, 2(2), pp. 48-63.