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World ORT's operational arm in Israel, Kadima Mada, has joined forces with specialists at the NCJW Research Institute for Innovation in Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to design and deliver an on-line course to train English teachers how to adjust their pedagogical techniques in order to make full use of the Interactive Whiteboards (IWB) and associated equipment being installed in their schools.
Updated: Feb. 13, 2011
The World Ort Future Leaders Program is a nine-month leadership training program to develop a new generation of young leaders for Jewish communities in Europe and the FSU. An international selection of people aged between 15 and 16 years old, with potential to become leaders, will be chosen to participate in the heavily subsidized program. The deadline for completing applications is Tuesday January 4, 2011.
Updated: Dec. 22, 2010
As summer was drawing to a close, 26 principals from the three Jewish education networks in the Former Soviet Union came together for an eight-day seminar, designed and implemented by the Melton Centre for Jewish Education at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, to strengthen their managerial and other skills.
Updated: Sep. 19, 2010
Twenty seven South African elementary Jewish day school educators participated in an ORT Jewish Education Seminar at the King David Linksfield Primary School in Johannesburg in mid February. They came to learn how to use modern technology in the teaching of Judaism’s timeless wisdom with practical insights into how they can enhance their lessons. Among the presenters was Dr Elaine Hoter, Head of Information Technology at Talpiot College of Education in Holon, Israel and a member of the MOFET Institute educational team.
Updated: Mar. 07, 2010
World ORT is at the forefront of an educational and social initiative in Israel with its implementation of a three-year, NIS 47 million joint project along with branches of the Israeli Government to install more than 400 “smart classrooms” across the country’s north. Through its programmatic arm in Israel, Kadima Mada, World ORT is investing NIS 16 million to bring 21st century technology to 72 relatively under-resourced Jewish and non-Jewish schools and to benefit some 40,000 students a year.
Updated: Feb. 14, 2010
World ORT's Kadima Mada will be administering a unique distance learning program for children treated in Israel’s 27 main public hospitals. The program was established in 1993 by The Kav Or Association in two Israeli hospitals and has since grown to serve children in hospitals across the country. The new program has two broad primary objectives: to standardize the equipment and technology in the participating hospitals and to enhance the distance learning component by revamping the Kav Or website to make it into a ‘virtual school’ using videoconferencing technology.
Updated: Nov. 05, 2009
More than 75 educators from 15 countries are preparing to beat a modern path in early July to the teaching of ancient wisdom at the de Gunzburg Jewish Education Seminars. Coordinated by World ORT’s Education and Technology Department, the four-day seminars, which will be held concurrently in Buenos Aires, Rome and Kishinev, will provide Jewish Studies and Hebrew teachers with insights and skills to incorporate technology into their lessons.
Updated: Jun. 30, 2009
ORT Argentina's Virtual Campus CEO Guillermo Lutzky is scheduled to present the virtual campus initiative at the prestigious Online Information Conference to be held in London between Dec. 2-4, 2008. The virtual campus, designed to serve two educational complexes, 7000 students and 1000 teachers, exposes students and teachers to new technologies, especially Web 2.0 applications and services, achieving a richer interaction between students, teachers, administrators, the Internet as a learning platform and the school community.
Updated: Nov. 20, 2008
The Jewish Way of Life CD-Rom is a unique and creative resource, designed to support and enrich teaching about Judaism. Recently produced by World ORT, The Board of Deputies of British Jews, and The Pears Foundation it is provided free of charge to all UK schools for use in Religious Education schemes.
Updated: Jul. 22, 2008
Online resources to aid the Bar/Bat Mitzvah student study the Torah and Haftarah portions. The portions are presented in Hebrew, English, Spanish and Russian along with the recorded chanting of the texts and the Torah script text.
Updated: Jul. 07, 2008