Greenfield College never misses an occasion and especially our Independence Day.
On the 20th of November, the Lebanese flag decorated our Microsoft TEAMS, our students started their online sessions by singing our anthem, and all classes celebrated our Independence by enrolling in different online activities to honor the memory of the 22nd of November.
As part of its university orientation program, Greenfield College hosted two online orientation sessions; one was held by the American University of Beirut AUB on Thursday, November 5, and the second by the Lebanese American University LAU, on the 10th of November.
The two interactive sessions aimed at guiding students into the different careers as well as the updated requirements for university admissions.
After the completion of approximately 54 hours of training on different digital tools and programs, such as virtual and augmented reality, 3D printing, robotics and Arduino, the development Department at Greenfield College launches a new series of Workshops under the general theme
“Integrating Active Inspire & further digital tools in Remote Learning”.
The first workshop was led by Mr. Rabih Baalbaki at the school’s STEAM Lab on Wednesday, November 4th, 2020.
As lifelong learners, Greenfield College administrators visited Helsinki, Finland to participate in an Erasmus tour of Finnish schools and universities. The main goal of the tour were to identify the best practices of European schools following the impressive results of Finnish students on the PISA exams. Through school visits, workshops, and expert interviews Greenfield College forged international connections with educators from Finland, Germany, Spain, Sri Lanka, and Italy. Additionally, the directors checked in with colleagues at the Helsinki International School in order to share ideas for International Baccalaureate student collaboration.
Chair of Board of Directors and Head of Development and Research, Nibal Hamdan-Barq traveled to France as a part of the “Partenariat” program sponsored by the French Embassy in Beirut and supervised by Mme Rachida Dumas, ’attachée de coopération educative et la directrice du centre de langue”. The tour involved visits to the regional educational District of Aix-en -Provence, the ministry of education (foreign relations and affairs) and a tour of Greenfield College’s sister school, College Mignet, as well two other schools of the regional district. A scheduled return visit from a French delegation to Greenfield has been postponed due to the current pandemic but collaborative projects have been planned for the upcoming academic school year.
We are pleased to announce that the 2020 International Baccalaureate Diploma Program students have enjoyed 100% success in attaining their IB diplomas. For the third consecutive year our students have proven themselves ready for the challenges of the IB journey. Additionally, the total average achieved was. 34 and all students received averages within the predicted range of their final grades. This illustrates the knowledge and dedication of the IB team with regards to professional development, fidelity to the IB program, and commitment to ensuring that each student receives the support and individual attention that Greenfield College is known for.
The Development & Research Department “EQUIP” at Greenfield College organized a series of professional development workshops for all teachers to equip them with the latest applications and technological innovations that can make the online teaching and learning experiences more interactive.