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- Math Specialist, Quality Instruction Towards Access and Basic Education Improvement (QITABI) 2 project
Rola Bayram holds an MA in education with an emphasis in mathematics from the Lebanese American University. She is the math specialist under QITABI 2 for World Learning, based in Beirut. She is multilingual, with fluency in Arabic, English, and French and has worked on developing and translating math content and material in three languages for ages ranging early years to secondary level math.
Bayram has more than 30 years of experience teaching in both private and public schools, at both university and school level, intermediate all the way to secondary school. She has also held the position of coordinator for grades kindergarten–secondary school for both English and French sections. Bayram has extensive experience working on the national math curriculum as well as developing and aligning math curricula in private schools. Along with her long years of teaching experience and coordinator position, she has trained and mentored over 300 teachers and administrators, all the while working with the holistic approach to math teaching and learning. Within the holistic approach to teaching and learning of math, under QITABI 2, Bayram has more recently been working on the integration of social and emotional learning into the math curriculum, highlighting the importance of students’ social and emotional development as an integral part of learning as a whole, and learning math more specifically.
Along with her teaching, training, and mentorship work, Bayram acts as a consultant both locally and regionally with special emphasis on dyscalculia, among other topics that deal primarily with teaching strategies and intervention for students with mathematical difficulties. In her spare time, Bayram attends workshops globally to fulfill her continued passion for learning as well as transferring this passion to mentor teachers and students to learn math meaningfully and with joy.
Expertise: math education; curriculum development; teacher education and coaching