Dar Al Thikr Schools for Boys in Jeddah, Named a Leader in Me Lighthouse School by FranklinCovey Education


Leadership and Life Skills at Dar Al Thikr Schools for Boys Inspire Young Students to Become Future-Ready Leaders with the Leader in Me Model

Manama, Bahrain – 29 January, 2024: Dar Al Thikr Schools for Boys in Jeddah, announced at the beginning of the new academic year, that it has been certified as a Leader in Me Lighthouse School by FranklinCovey Education. This recognition is evidence that the school has produced outstanding results in school and student outcomes, and because of the extraordinary impact the school is having on staff, students, parents, and the greater community.

The Leader in Me is an evidence-based PK-12 model, developed in partnership with educators, designed to build resilience and leadership in students, create a high-trust culture, and help improve academic achievement. This model equips students, educators, and families with the leadership and life skills needed to thrive, adapt, and contribute in a dynamic world.

The Leader in Me program creates a healthy leadership environment, uniting students, staff, and families around a common goal of equipping students with the readiness skills necessary for college, career and life success in today's fast-paced, ever-changing environment. With the Leader in Me program, students learn to become self-aware, take responsibility for themselves and be proactive, responsible for their decisions and aware of their goals. They set their goals, arrange their priorities, and plan for the future. They communicate effectively and are considerate of others, appreciate difference, and work to resolve conflicts by finding creative solutions. They strive to live a balanced life, and try to contribute to society.



Bassam Ghorab, Director of Dar Al Thikr Schools for Boys said, ““We are honored to receive the Lighthouse Certification within the “Leader in Me” program. We have witnessed amazing results from implementing the Leader in Me program in our school over the past years, as the language of leadership and initiative has become the dominant language. At school, we have seen the impact on all educational levels.”



Ahmed Shawqi, Managing Director, FranklinCovey Education Middle East said, “Congratulations to Dar Al Thikr Schools for Boys on becoming a Leader in Me Lighthouse school! We are excited to welcome you to the family of schools that are committed to developing leaders in their students. The Leader in Me is a framework that helps schools create a culture of leadership, where all students have the opportunity to develop the skills and mindsets they need to be successful in school, life, and career. We know that you will be a great addition to the Leader in Me community, and we look forward to working with you to create a school where all students can thrive.”

Sean Covey, President, FranklinCovey Education, said, “We are thrilled to recognize Dar Al Thikr Schools for Boys as a Leader in Me Lighthouse School. Schools who achieve this Lighthouse Certification are great examples of a strong leadership model, and of what it means to be a Leader in Me school. This school has experienced incredible results by implementing the principles and practices related to Leader in Me. And we are so pleased and honored to be their partner and to celebrate the success they are experiencing.”



Since its official launch, more than 7,000 public, private, and charter schools across 60 plus countries have adopted the Leader in Me model, while more than 650 schools have achieved the prestigious Lighthouse Certification.

The Leader in Me program has a significant and measurable impact on schools around the world and in the lives of millions of students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

To learn more about the impact the model is having, see the following research highlights: (www.leaderinme.org/research-highlights-academics/). For more information on the model that has been implemented in more than 6,000 schools and in more than 55 countries, visit www.leaderinme.org.



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