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Lebanon-based American University of Culture & Education Accredits Talal Abu-Ghazaleh International Diploma in IT Skills

Lebanon-based American University of Culture & Education Accredits Talal Abu-Ghazaleh International Diploma in IT Skills

– Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global) has signed an agreement with the
American University of Culture & Education (AUCE) to accredit the Talal
Abu-Ghazaleh International Diploma in IT Skills (TAG- DIT) certificate as one
of the University's advanced scientific and technological tools.

agreement was signed by TAG.Global’s Lebanon Office Executive Director, Mr.
Habib Antoun, and the AUCE Vice President, Dr. Hani Haidoura.

the signing ceremony, Mr. Antoun expressed TAG.Global’s gratitude in
cooperating with the University, especially in fighting digital illiteracy, as
well as the Organization’s keenness to cooperate in various fields such as
training and capacity building in specialized programs and scientific
conferences. At the same time, he commended the University's outstanding
academic and technical role in Lebanon.

his part, Dr. Haidoura stated that the University experiences a great
qualitative leap, mainly in terms of specializations and professional
certificates, that are directed to labor market, despite Lebanon’s difficult
economic conditions. He further affirmed the University’s pride in cooperating
with TAG.Global to achieve common goals of qualifying members of the Lebanese
and Arab community in digital field.

signing ceremony was attended by Mr. Burhan Al Ashkar representative of HE Dr.
Talal Abu-Ghazaleh for Culture and Media in Lebanon, , Vice President for
Academic Affairs, Dr. Rania Karam, Head of International Relations at AUCE,
Prof. Pierre Al-Khoury, and AUCE Dean of Faculty of Arts and Science, Dr.
Abbass Nasser.

Al Ashkar reaffirmed Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh’s keenness on supporting Lebanese students
during the economic conditions Lebanon is experiencing today, pointing to His
Excellency’s instructions to devote all TAG.Global’s potential as well as its
educational and training programs for the purpose of empowering all students to
benefit from these programs at lower cost.

his part, Dr. Al-Khoury recalled Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh’s professional journey; which
was full of obstacles and challenges, stressing that determination and
persistence are the basis for overcoming difficulties and achieving local, regional
and international achievements.

is worth mentioning that the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh International Diploma in IT
Skills (TAG-DIT) program was previously offered in cooperation with the
Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) - University of Cambridge, and has
become the property of TAG.Global. This decision came after 16 years of
considerable experience in developing and managing the TAG-DIT certificate as
well as training and awarding certificates for more than a quarter of a million
Arab citizens in many Arab countries through the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh E-Training
Center. Moreover, a number of ministries of education in the Arab countries
accredit this diploma as part of the educational curriculum in universities and
schools, and as an introduction course to Computer Science specialty.

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