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OTZMA, the Israel service program supported by UJC/Jewish Federations of North America and the Jewish Agency for Israel, has launched a new project to give North American college graduates (age 20-26) an opportunity to spend 10 months teaching English in under-served Israeli schools. Called the Israel Teacher Corps (ITC), the program was inspired by the successful Teach for America program, in which top college graduates teach in struggling American schools.
Updated: May. 07, 2009
The Legacy Heritage Institute is a professional learning partnership between Gratz College and Jewish Early Childhood Education programs throughout the Delaware Valley. It offers free tuition to the educators from two select Jewish Early Childhood Education programs so they can partake in a three-year pilot program of intense coursework and other educational experiences.
Updated: Apr. 30, 2009
In order to compensate for a shortage of English teachers in Israeli schools, the Jewish Agency for Israel, in cooperation with Israel's Ministry of Education and Nefesh B'Nefesh has launched 'Teachers for Israel,' which is currently recruiting young adults in North America to become English teachers in Israel. Participants will receive housing and a stipend during the 14-month, fully subsidized training period, which includes Hebrew-language instruction and teacher training. All participants receive an Israeli teaching certificate upon completion and full teacher's salary when they begin working in the school system.
Updated: Mar. 22, 2009
A program to bring Diaspora teachers and community leaders on a subsidized educational trip to Israel has gained Israel government approval for the first time. At a recent cabinet meeting, the ministers approved a pilot program of Netivey Masa, or Masa Pathways, a joint government-Jewish Agency project that is intended to finance a majority of the expense for such trips. The teachers will visit schools in Israel, and meet other educators preparing them to help establish an interface between the Israeli education system and Diaspora Jewish education systems.
Updated: Feb. 08, 2009
A new division of Yeshiva University's Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Supervision, the Institute for University-School Partnership, has launched a two‐year Teacher Training Fellowship which seeks to identify and recruit top college graduates to expose and train them in the field of Jewish Education through a two year training fellowship servicing Jewish day schools across North America.
Updated: Dec. 03, 2008
The Senior Educators Program offers Jewish educators from all over the world a unique opportunity for professional development and personal enrichment. This 11-month program, conducted in Hebrew, takes place at the Melton Centre for Jewish Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and generous stipends for study and living expenses are awarded to all participants and their families. Participants from assorted countries and cultures, representing every stream of contemporary Jewish life, bring their varied professional backgrounds and diverse areas of expertise to the Program. Senior Educators explore innovative approaches to Jewish education, probe critical issues in Jewish thought and develop new skills to bring home to their communities. Over 300 Jewish educators have graduated from the program.
Updated: Nov. 06, 2008
The MOFET Institute in Tel Aviv convened it's seventh internet surfer's conference in order to examine the mutual influences of education and ICT and enable educational researchers and practitioners to share their findings and experiences in this area. Many of the presenters were faculty of Israel's teachers' colleges and the Mofet Institute researchers and staff.
Updated: Jul. 22, 2008
The Darim Learning Network for Educators is a new program for congregational and complementary educators who work with middle and high school students. It will be an online community of educators interested in improving their teaching by integrating educational technologies and new media into it while engaging in collaborative learning.
Updated: Jun. 17, 2008
Melamdim - The Russ Berrie School for Teacher Training is a two-year graduate program, comprising intensive Jewish studies at Shalom Hartman Institute's Jerusalem campus, graduate level courses at Tel Aviv University, and hands-on teaching experience in North American and Israeli high schools.
Updated: Apr. 30, 2008
From August 10-14th, 2008, 1300 Jewish educators will convene at the campus of the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT for the 33rd Conference on Alternatives in Jewish Education (CAJE33). The conference participants will learn from each other and from experts in the field about new and alternative approaches to Jewish education.
Updated: Mar. 25, 2008