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University of the Middle East Program

The Center for Higher Education in the Middle East recruited, with the assistance of the Irish Institute at Boston College, fifteeen to twenty secondary school teachers throughout the Middle East and North Africa. The program promoted innovative teaching methodologies for an open academic environment in classrooms in the Middle east and North Africa. It was also designed to promote mutual understanding, coexistence and peace by providing opportunities for educators from different communities of the region to work together and discover the socio-economic reality of life in the United States.