Search results for: Woocher Meredith L.
Page 1/1 3 items
In a recent post on eJewish Philanthropy, Dr. Meredith Woocher, Director of Research and Evaluation at Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning, addressed some of the issues of carrying out Jewish Education program evaluation in a world that today is so full of change and ambiguity. She suggests adopting a new approach to evaluation which is able to give meaningful results in complex environments in which change is constant and often unpredictable. She suggests adopting the “Developmental Evaluation” model pioneered by renowned evaluator Michael Quinn Patton.
Updated: Jun. 13, 2011
Creating Change in a Complex System: A New Perspective on the Role of Central Agencies for Jewish Education
This paper offers first a historical analysis of the role of central agencies for Jewish education in America, followed by a model of how central agencies today can best position themselves as communal change agents.
Updated: Oct. 05, 2010
Redesigning Jewish Education for the 21st Century, the initial Working Paper of the Lippman Kanfer Institute, lays out the case for change in how we do and deliver Jewish education in order to keep it relevant and effective in the 21st century. The Paper describes three core 'design principles' for the Jewish education we need: that it be learner-centered, relationship-infused, and life-focused. The Working Paper imagines what an educational system based on these principles might look like and discusses a variety of strategies for making the changes needed.
Updated: Aug. 29, 2010