It’s graduation season! Dozens of young women and men are celebrating the completion of their ELCJHL school careers with festive graduation ceremonies this month. Here, Dr. Charlie Haddad, ELCJHL director of education, addresses graduates at the School of Hope, Ramallah, on May 21.
ELCJHL Director of Education Dr. Charlie D. Haddad recently addressed the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages at George Mason University of Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.A., on the topic of peace education. In his Feb. 7 address, Haddad described the school’s efforts to integrate peace education and interfaith dialogue into the curriculum. Haddad explained … [Read more…]
Dr.Charlie D. Haddad, the ELCJHL Director of Education (Superintendent) affirms the commitment of the ELCJHL Schools and Educational Programs to integrating peace education in curricular and extra-curricular activities as part of their mission. He stresses that the future of the area will be in the hands of the next generations, who have to be trained … [Read more…]
Our foreign partners help us to keep the ELCJHL schools operating as a sign of hope for the community. Last fall, when the government schools did not operate for two months, the Lutheran schools were there, a steady presence in the midst of uncertainty. One of the ways this happens is through the scholarship programs, … [Read more…]
The school kids at the Lutheran schools in Palestine are lucky. While most of the 1.2 million Palestinian students are not in school because of a general strike, the Lutheran schools are leading the charge to ensure their students don’t pay the price of this latest situation. They have mostly remained open in the face … [Read more…]