teaching in israel

Which students and teachers still need to stay home from school?

Children who have had recurrent hospitalizations due to complex illnesses will not be allowed to return to school without first

The question of how teaching the Holocaust without firsthand witnesses

Holocaust educators are being forced to confront a fraught question: What will happen to the teaching of the Holocaust when the firsthand witnesses are gone?

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
23/01/2020
Humiliating, disproportionate punishments evident in Israeli schools – report

Around 50% of the total protests came from those in secondary schools, the rest come from the second half of pre-primary, elementary and special education students.

Computer code and an Israeli flag
Hour of Code will teach kids how to create technology

Initiative geared toward children and students, but anyone is invited to take part.

OECD: Israel big spender on education, students receive less

"We are leading a series of significant reforms, but the system faces major and important challenges, which require closing budgetary gaps."

11/09/2019
ORT Mexico maker space
Rethinking learning at World ORT

‘Our students understand how things work and they can create anything. We don’t tell them what to do. We tell them how to do.’

First-grade pupils attend the first day of a school in Jerusalem on September 2
Could strike action delay the start of the new school year?

The threat of strike action follows the July expiration of a previous agreement concerning increased teacher wages between the government and Israel Teachers' Union, called "New Horizon."

30/07/2019
Group of students raising hands during a lesson in the classroom.
Parents and students send 59,000 complaints to Education Ministry

In the past five years there has been a 22% increase of calls to the ministry as well.

Life, Life, Life: Educating for excellence

Shula Recanati was raised by her Holocaust-survivor parents in Tel Aviv. She grew up imbued with the values of humanism and caring for those in need.

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