Ms Suha Tutunji

Director of Refugee Education program, Jusoor


Suha is the director of the Jusoor Refugee Education program in Lebanon. She has an MA in school management and supervision. Her first classroom experience was as an English teacher. She has 25 years of experience in education, with 18 years as a school administrator. She worked as principal of the elementary school at Quaker-run school in Lebanon and went on to serve in the Emirates as the Vice Principal of an international school with more than 15 different nationalities of teachers and students. She has extensive experience running workshops for educators in Lebanon, the Emirates and the UK. Suha eventually came back to Lebanon to serve as the principal of a school in an underserved community in north of Lebanon. While principal, she co-ran a project on participatory action research in the school.

She worked as a research center in Beirut where co-published a paper on widening access to Syrian refugee education. Suha participated in co-publications and researches on child rights and civic education in public schools in Lebanon. She also worked on education, mental health and labor. Suha is a co-founder and board member of an NGO called CARE (Consultancy and Advocacy for Remedial Education) that caters to students with learning disabilities. She is also an INEE member and part of the INEE teacher training work group.