NNA - The Ambassador of Italy to Lebanon, Nicoletta Bombardiere, officially delivered to the President of the Center for Educational Research and Development (CRDP), Dr. Hiam Ishac, the new official textbooks for the learning of Italian language in Lebanese public schools during a ceremony held at the CRDP headquarters in Dekwaneh.
This is a special edition of the Italian Junior Project book consists of three volumes, specially conceived to meet the needs of Lebanese students. This initiative is fully funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, through the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Lebanon. 3,225 copies, along with CDs, will be delivered for free distribution to Lebanese students.
For the occasion, Ambassador Bombardiere stated “Today I am proud to deliver to you and to all the students more than three thousand copies of Progetto Italiano Junior, a textbook specifically realized and adapted to the needs of Lebanese students”.
The adoption of this new text represents an important update for the teaching of the Italian language as a foreign language. This achievement was made possible thanks to a longstanding collaboration between the CRDP and the Italian Cultural Institute. The acquisition of licenses and the printing of the volumes were produced under the Italian L2S project, launched in 2001 by the Italian Government through the Italian Embassy and the Cultural Institute for the development of an increasingly close and fruitful collaboration with the Lebanese Ministry of Education and the CRDP.