The MOFET Institute's Online Academy has opened registration for the Fall semester of online courses whose main objective is to prepare teachers, educators and leaders in Jewish communities in the Diaspora for their mission. The courses, in areas that are suitable for educators and leaders in the Jewish world as well as students in universities and colleges in the fields of the didactics and pedagogy of teaching Jewish subjects in the Diaspora, are taught via the internet, a-synchronously with synchronous components. The course developers and lecturers are all experts in their fields and senior staff members of Israel's top institutes of higher education.
New courses offered for the first time this semester are:
Dr. Elaine Hoter (English);
Dr. Keren Goldbard (English);
Dr. Anita Rom (Hebrew);
The Jewish Year circles – Rabbi Dr. Mordechai Maarabi (Spanish) - Information about this course is soon to be published
For the up-coming semester (October, 2010 – January, 2011) the online academy offers 17 courses in 4 different programs:
See all the course offerings in each of the programs:
The programs are all approved and supervised by the Israeli Ministry of Education, and are also recognized for accreditation in many colleges of education in Israel.
The courses are also recognized for the accumulation of remuneration (GMUL) according to the regulations of the personal track, as published by the Ministry of Education and Culture.
Discounts and institutional scholarships are available for registration for multiple courses.