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23 YEARS OF TOUCHING HEARTS AND MINDS NAJLA HAMATI OF COLLÈGE LOUISE WEGMANN

“Smart phones are a very bad influence. One’s relationship with language changes. It causes a total disinterest in reading, weakens one’s vocabulary and compresses sentences.”

Holding children by the hand

Collège Louise Wegmann teacher Najla Nasser Hamati is Lebanon’s answer to Robin Williams’ much celebrated character in Dead Poets Society: inspiring, unconventional, and lovable. She approaches teaching with love and her students with the type of respect that leaves an indelible mark for life.

Hamati has been expanding the hearts and minds of children for the past 23 years. While she speaks, hope, perseverance, and ambition naturally weave into the conversation: “” [I extend” [Take advantage of your intelligence] and [Put your whole heart into it]. Her motivational quotes serve as a lighthouse for her nine-year-old pupils in need of guidance.

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