Eliane Metni

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Contact information (work)

Ennoveo & The International Education Association (IEA)
Ashrafieh, Choucri Assali Str., Boustanim Bldg., 2nd Flr.
961 1 219049
961 1 219049
Mobile phone: 
961 3 624555
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Doctorate Degree candidate, Education, University of London, Great Britain.
Master's Degree, Education / Online Learning and Teaching, 2002, California State University, East Bay, United States of America.
Bachelor's Degree, Economics, 1982, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Education for 21st Century Learning
Education for Sustainable Development
Professional Development
ICT integration
Collaborative and Participatory Educational Solutions
Youth Programs

Work history

Director, 2011-present, Ennoveo.

Chair, 2011-present, The Global Teenager Foundation.

President, 2003-present, International Education Association (IEA).

Chair, 2003-present, iEARN-Lebanon Center.

Executive Council Member, 2004-2005, iEARN International.

ICT Consultant, 1998-2003, School Development Consultants.

ICT Coordinator and Teacher, 1996-1998, Adma International School.

Faculty Member, 1992-1993, Higher Colleges of Technology.

Instructor and Administrative Assistant, 1982-1986, English and Secretarial College.

Honorary office and memberships

Fellow member at the College of Teachers in the UK, 2012-present.

Fellow member at the Royal Society of Arts in the UK, 2011-present.


Publications highlights: 
  • Metni, E. (2002). Online teacher training to integrate collaborative web-based projects in the classroom. Unpublished master's thesis, California State University, East Bay.
Major achievements: 
  • Designed in collaboration with Natalia Eernstman (Co-author) the "Global Educators Course, Education for Sustainability", an online course for Wageningen University, Department of Education for Competences, 2007.
  • Endorsement of the World Economic Forum on "Voices in Collaboration" project adopted by the C-100 leaders [iEARN Egypt, Morocco, USA and the CFF are partners in Voices in Collaboration], 2006.
  • Designed the teacher professional development online program created for iEARN-USA that received the Tech Museum award, 2004.
Exhibitions, Lectures, & Performances: 
  • Head of the Lebanese delegation and lecturer at the iEARN international conferences: China 2000, South Africa 2001, Russia 2002, Japan 2003, Slovakia 2004, Holland 2006, Egypt 2007, Morocco 2009, Qatar 2013.
  • Organizer and lecturer at the Johan Kooij Fellowship Event (JKF) for three consecutive years: Holland 2008, Wales 2009 and Ghana 2010.
  • Speaker, Holland Open Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2008.
  • Speaker, Wikimedia Conference, on educational open resources, Alexandria, Egypt, 2007.
  • Speaker, "Dissolving Boundaries", paper presented at a conference entitled "The role of information communications technology (ICT) in bridge building and social inclusion", University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northen Ireland, September, 2006.
  • Speaker, World Economic Forum, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, 2005.
  • Speaker, "Methodology of iEARN ESL/EFL Online Courses", paper submitted at the "Tesol Arabia" conference in collaboration with iEARN-USA-Pakistan & Egypt (Co-authors), Dubai, 2003.

Awards and Distinctions

Received a recognition award from the Center for Education Research and Development (CRDP) for her contribution to the professional development of English teachers in Lebanon, 2005.

Received a recognition award from the Lebanese army for her contribution to the awareness campaign on the dangers of landmines, 2004