“What are the most pressing issues…?” and more questions and answers about education in Israel 12.09.2017

As the school year begins, we asked our principal education researcher Nachum Blass five questions about the state of Israel’s education system What are the most pressing issues facing Israel’s education system this coming school year? The most pressing issues facing the education system in the coming year are the…

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Arab Israelis and Haredim lag behind in computer literacy in Israel 07.09.2017

What does it mean to be literate in today’s modern day and age? Literacy in the traditional sense – the ability to read and write – is no longer sufficiently descriptive of the basic skills a person needs to be educated and employable. In an increasingly technologically-reliant world, basic computer…

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You’ve survived August – glad your kids are back in school? 31.08.2017

Those who are working parents, particularly to young children, know that August is an extremely difficult month to juggle work and parenting. With no school and limited kaitanot (camps), many parents have grandparents watch their children, work out group babysitting arrangements, or resort to taking vacation days in order to provide…

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Graph of the Week 22.08.2017

Aug. 31, 2017 Male teachers earn less and female teachers earn more, on average, than their counterparts with an academic degree. Compared to others who have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Israel’s work force, male teachers still earn much less than their counterparts with academic degrees – 27% less…

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Flip Through: Trends in Israel’s Labor Market 10.08.2017

Which industries are Israelis working in more or less than in the past? And how much of an impact does education have on wages? Take five minutes to flip through this short online book and get informed. [embed]http://www.ourboox.com/books/labor-market-in-israel/[/embed]  

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