Education in Lebanon

Educational Structure in Lebanon:

 

a.  Is divided into:

   1. Three types: general, vocational and technical and higher education

   2. Two sectors: public and private (part of the private schools are subsidized)

 

b.  General education is 6-3-3, as follows:

    * Grades 1-6: elementary cycle (for 6-12 year olds)

    * Grades 7-9: intermediate cycle (for 13-15 year olds)

    * Grades 10-11: secondary cycle (for 16-18 year olds) 

 

c.  Pre-elementary education is of three years duration (for 3-6 year olds)

 

d. Vocational and technical education (VTE) provides the following diplomas:

    *    CAP: Certificat d'aptitude Professionelle (two years after the elementary cycle)

    *    BP: Brevet Professionnel (three years after the elementary cycle)

    *    BT: Baccalaureat Technique (three years after the intermediate cycle)

    *     FPM: Formation Professionnelle de Maitrese (three years after the intermediate cycle)

    *    TS: Technicien Supérieur (three years after the secondary cycle)

    *     LT: Licence Technique (four years after the secondary cycle)

 

Education in Lebanon (Annual Statistics):