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The Company

Welcome to SDC where "we measure success one happy school at a time!"

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, three of them are authorized International Baccalaureate World Schools for the Diploma Programme (IB DP), 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. In addition, the schools in Lebanon are Microsoft Schools2 and offer the Microsoft Imagine Academyprogram.

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


For more information on the LWIS Network, please visit www.lwisnetwork.org.

  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 Academy