Search results for: Achievement
Page 1/1 3 items
Improving Academic Accomplishments of Youth in Residential Education and Care in Israel: Implementing a Policy Change
Children and adolescents in residential-care facilities often have lower academic achievements that their counterparts who are raised at home. Traditionally, residential programs do not prioritize academic achievements, especially at the high-school level, a situation detrimental to their chances to enter institutes of higher education. The Israel Ministry of Education decided to implement a policy change to affect the overall ecology of youth villages (Israeli residential schools), aimed at emphasizing high school academic achievements as a key to future success. This attitudinal change led to the development of after-school study centers or evening classes within the village, applying non-formal teaching and learning methods in a relaxed atmosphere. Additionally, various support systems were developed in youth villages, all geared toward helping adolescents excel in meeting the challenges of high school.
Updated: Jan. 20, 2020
At Hillel International, we know the importance of guiding students on their college journey. As they question their beliefs and assumptions, and forge an adult identity of their own, Hillel helps students explore Jewish life and make meaning. Periodic evaluations have demonstrated the significance of Hillel’s work. However, Hillel has never attempted to regularly measure the effectiveness of campus Hillels, nor did we possess the methodologies to do so. Until now.
Updated: Feb. 10, 2016
After years of failure and disappointment, Israeli pupils have scored major achievements in international tests. Minister of Education Gideon Sa'ar today presented the results of the 2011 tests for primary and junior high school pupils. Israeli pupils ranked seventh in the world in mathematics and second in the world in reading by Hebrew speakers.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2012