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The Company

School Development Consultants (SDC) was registered as a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in 1999. SDC is an education services and consultancy firm based in Lebanon offering its services to schools and educational institutions in Lebanon, and in particular, to the Learner’s World International Schools (LWIS) Network.

Since 2014, SDC Offshore has offered similar services to members of the LWIS Network across the Middle East and Africa.


At present, the LWIS Network is made up of six schools; four in Lebanon, one in the UAE (Dubai), and one in KSA (Riyadh). Three of the schools in Lebanon and the school in Dubai are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The school in Riyadh is accredited by AdvancED. 


While the schools in Lebanon offer a tailor-made American Curriculum, two of them are authorized International Baccalaureate World Schools for the Diploma Programme (IB DP), one of them is a candidate for the International Baccalaureate-Diploma Programme (IB DP)1, and another one is a candidate for the International Baccalaureate-Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP)1. The Lebanese Program is also on offer in all four schools.

Also the schools in Lebanon are Microsoft Schools2 and Microsoft Imagine Academies3


The schools in Dubai, Riyadh and Jeddah offer a tailor-made American Curriculum.


For more information on the LWIS Network, please visit

1.This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy- a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education- that we believe is important for our students.Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.
2. Read more about Microsoft Schools
3. Read more about Microsoft Imagine Academies