President of Syrian National Committee for Education, Culture and Science (UNESCO)
Name: Tabbaa, Darem
Place/ Date of birth : Damascus (Syria), 7, April 1958
Present place and country of residence: Syria /Damascus,
Mailing address: Ministry of Education – Damascus.
Telephone number : 00963 11 4416689
Fax number: 00963 11 4461781
Mobile Nr.: 00963 944 233966
Education and recent Jobs:
1988 PhD in Microbiology and Public
Health from Leipzig Leipzig/
1998 PhD in Science - George-august-
University Gottingen/ Germany)
2015 Director, National Center for
Curriculum Development, nccd,
Damascus – Syria.
2019 Deputy Minister of Education
2020 Minister Of Education
Basic courses for objective oriented Project planing ( GTZ-
Echborn, Germany 15.7.1992 and Amman, Jordan 5-9 12.1992)
course on Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, GTZ,
Amman, Jordan 3-7.3.1996
Course on Intercultural management ITIM, Amman, Jordan, 7-
Course on Epidemiology and Public Health, Minnesota, USA, 1-
30. 9. 1994
Training course for facilitators in Epidemiology, Teramo, Italy
29.1. to 2.2.1996
Training course on the surveillance system, Chania, Chrete,
Greece, 17 February, 1.March 2001.
Languages: Arabic, German, English
Main research topics:
Field of Public Health:
Field of Environment:
Environmental Kid Clubs
Field of Education:
Development of teaching methods
Development of National curriculum standards
Development of Educational Curricula
Development of Educational Platforms
Since 1988 professor for microbiology and public
- Joint conference on emerging and re-emerging epidemics affecting
global health. Orvieto, Italy 19-22 September 2012.
- Regional workshop on education on citizenship values and
tolerance, RCEP-UNESCO – Sharjah, UAE 20-22 Dec. 2015.
- Workshop on National Curriculum Development and National
Standards. UNESCO- Beirut, Lebanon 7 – 8 December 2015.
- UNESCO International Conference on the Prevention of Violent
Extremism through Education: Taking Action, (19 and 20
September 2016, New Delhi, India.
- Syria Curriculum Process: Workshop, 9 (Review and Preparatory
Meeting 13- 14 September 2018, Beirut, Lebanon.