LASeR – Bucknell Teaching Assistantship

LASeR, in partnership with Bucknell University, Pennsylvania- USA, is offering a fully-funded one-year Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship (FLTA) to brilliant young and early-career professionals in English, education, translation or any related fields.

سيتم تعيين المتقدمين كمساعد لأستاذ اللغة العربية حيث سيكونون مسؤولين عن المهام المختلفة في تدريس اللغة العربية كلغة أجنبية (TAFL)، وتعليم الثقافة العربية للطلاب الأمريكيين. في المقابل، ستتاح للمتقدمين الفرصة لتعزيز مهاراتهم التعليمية، وتحسين إجادتهم للغة الإنجليزية، وتعميق فهمهم للثقافة والشعب الأمريكي.

بالإضافة إلى ذلك، سوف يسجل المتقدمون في دورتين دراسيتين من اختيارهم حيث سيكتسبون خبرة عملية في نظام التعليم الأمريكي.

For more information, check the page of the scholarship on the following link: https://laser-lb.org/laser-bucknell-teaching-assistantship/

الاحتفال الأخير لبرنامج CMIC

CMIC – Community mobilization in Crisis is an initiative in partnership between LASeR, AUB and University of Ottawa to help Syrian students enrolled in secondary to mobilize their communities through designing and implementing initiatives.

The aim was to help students identify the problems that lead to scholar dropout and propose ways to solve them. 30 students were enrolled in the training, they created 6 groups to work on different aspects to access to Education (Curriculums, language, psychosocial support …).

Participants underwent a training based on a curriculum co-designed by LASeR and the University of Ottawa; the pilot was delivered in 6 interactive sessions (one session per week) to acquaint students with the following:

-Community Dynamics
البحث العلمي tools and methodologies
-Design Thinking and idea generation
-Project Proposal design and development

On Friday the 10th of January, LASeR hosted the final ceremony of the CMIC project. During the ceremony, each group presented their initiative in front of the jury: Dr. Mustapha Jazzar CEO of LASeR, Saly Khalaf project manager at Mercy Corps, Nidal Ali Business development and operations director at IEC and Leila Dahdah from UNHCR. Three initiatives were selected for the win:
-EngFun
-Sharing is Caring
-Hope Initiative Scholarships

Winner initiatives will be getting a seed funding of 500.000 L.L. per project as well as LASeR’s support throughout the implementation. The initiatives shall be implemented in the next 3 months

New Partnership with BAU-Tripoli

We are proud to announce our new partnership with BAU Tripoli. According to this partnership accepted students benefit from a 40% scholarship and the rest of the fees are paid in form of a interest-free loan that the student pays in monthly installments.

Timeline:

  • Applications are open now. The deadline for applications is 14/2/2019. To apply إضغط هنا
  • Our team will contact all candidates to invite them to an interview at LASeR on 17/2/2019. The interview will determine whether you get the scholarship or not.
  • Our team will contact students again to tell them about the results of the interview. All accepted students should register in the BAU between 2/3/2019 and 10/3/2019
  • The entrance exam will be on 14/3/2019
  • Accepted students will visit LASeR to sign their contracts in later appointments.

H2C3 Final Ceremony

This year, LASeR launched the third edition of H2C. Fifteen students participated, participants created 4 groups  and chose 4 different health problems to focus on: garbage pollution, good bacteria, stress and organic waste. Their main target was to create awareness campaigns regarding the subjects they chose to tackle.

The final ceremony took place in The Chamber of Commerce in Tripoli on  September the 21st 2019. All groups got the chance to showcase their projects to people that attended the event. Each group, prepared their own stand and gave on spot campaigns about their projects. Participants presented their campaigns in front of the Jury and on stage in front of the crowd .

The Jury got to pick the winners of first prize by voting, the group of Nakia Kharouta, Hiba Maksoud and Farah Moustafa that chose the organic waste problem under the campaign “مش للكب”. The crowd voted for the group of Fadila Al Yassin, Fatima Al Hamadi, Walaa Al Zaher and Houda Al Moussawwel that tackled the beneficial bacteria subject, campaign name “منا و فينا تتعافينا” to win the second prize.