An idea born during the pandemic is continuing to spawn healthy educational and personal gain for all.
Authorities must also invest for our children’s future.
The Israeli Program for Excellence in English has led a revolution in English proficiency for students in Israel’s periphery, and brought thousands of English-language educators to Israel.
Ultra-Orthodox education has been an issue in Israel for some time, with religious schools often eschewing traditional subjects of study, such as foreign languages and STEM.
Olim from all backgrounds can easily become English teachers and help their students speak English better.
As the director of Masa Israel Teaching Fellows, I've been privileged to a front row seat to many magical moments of learning, connecting, growth and incredible impact.
The app, which will be used in dozens of classes later this month, works best with dyslexic and gifted students.
Through teaching students of an elementary school in Beit She'an, she was able to connect with Israeli society.
Following a successful pilot scheme in the summer of 2020, the project took off in September and has been growing at an amazing pace.
The program run by BINA is a partnership between the Jewish Movement for Social Change and MASA Israel Teaching Fellowship.