DR. HEGAZI IDRIS & DR. NORMA GHAMRAWI
Dr. Hegazi Idris
Regional Program Specialist – UNESCO
Dr. Hegazi Idris is Regional Program Specialist in Basic and Adult Education at the UNESCO Regional Office for Education in Arab States. From his station in Beirut, he leads the team to provide emergency education in Syria, Yemen and Lebanon. Previously, he worked in the same capacity at the UNESCO Khartoum Head Office, representing and coordinating the organization’s work with other UN agencies as well as mobilizing resources and partnerships to support the mission. Additionally, he was the initiator and team leader on alternative pathways to education in countries in crisis. Dr. Idris has published several books including “Inclusive Education Regional Teacher Toolkits: Embracing Diversity” and “Regional Teacher Toolkit in Psychosocial Support in Crisis”.
Dr. Norma Ghamrawi
Dr. Norma Ghamrawi is a full professor of educational leadership at the Faculty of Education of the Lebanese University. She has a 25 years’ experience in teaching, training and education development in Middle East, Europe and Northern Africa. She serves as a senior consultant for the UNESCO headquarters in Paris on all matters of school leadership in the Arab region; and UNESCO’s Beirut Regional Office on teacher training and development. Additionally, she is an international trainer and has developed training materials and trained senior officials for several governments. Her research interest falls into school leadership at all levels and school improvement.