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Education in Israel gives a full account of the present school system in Israel and should be of interest to educationists of the modern world. For Israel is a microcosm of the modern world.



Education in Israel


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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PageCONTENTSILLUSTRATIONSPREFACEGLOSSARYI. THE ZIONIST MOVEMENTII. FOUNDATIONS. JEWISH EDUCATION UP TO THE FIRST WORLD WARJEWISH EDUCATION BEFORE 1880THE REVIVAL OF HEBREWTHE TEACHERS' ASSOCIATIONIII. EDUCATION UNDER THE MANDATETHE MANDATETHE BIPARTITE DIVISION—JEWISH AND ARABARAB EDUCATIONJEWISH EDUCATION UNDER THE JEWISH AGENCY (1920–32)THE ‘TRENDS'HIGHER EDUCATIONGOVERNMENT AND JEWISH EDUCATIONTHE HERITAGEIV. STATE EDUCATION—THE LEGAL BASISTHE STATETHE LAW OF COMPULSORY EDUCATIONPROBLEMS OF IMPLEMENTATIONTHE TRENDS. PARENTS' RIGHTSTHE LAW OF STATE EDUCATIONAPPRAISAL. A PERMANENT SOLUTION?V. THE EDUCATIONAL STRUCTUREA SURVEY OF THE PRESENT SYSTEMTHE EXTENT OF SECONDARY EDUCATIONISRAELIS AND IMMIGRANTSPROLONGATION OF COMPULSORY EDUCATIONTHE BREAKVI. ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCETHE SCHOOLS—A SURVEYADMINISTRATION—THE MINISTRY. LOCAL AUTHORITIESVII. THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SYLLABUSADMINISTRATIVE FRAMEWORKPROBLEMS. THE TASK AND THE MEANSUNIFORMITY AND DIFFERENTIATIONTHE EDUCATIONAL STRUCTUREEDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES. A CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT CENTRERELIGIOUS EDUCATIONVIII. INFORMAL EDUCATIONWHAT IS ‘CHARACTER'?THE INDIVIDUAL CHILD. THE HOMEGAMES, CLUBS, GROUP ACTIVITIESTHE YOUTH SERVICEYOUTH MOVEMENTSSPORTAPPENDIX. ANCILLARY SERVICESIX. SECONDARY EDUCATION–ORGANIZATION AND AIMSDIFFERENTIATIONADMISSION OF PUPILSTIMES-TABLESEXAMINATIONSAIMSX. SECONDARY EDUCATION—THE CURRICULUMHETEROGENEITYINTEGRATIONINFORMAL EDUCATIONXI. INDEPENDENT RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS. YESHIVOTINDEPENDENT RELIGIOUS SCHOOLSYESHIVOTXII. THE KIBBUTZIMSTATISTICSEARLY CHILDHOODTHE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLTHE SECONDARY SCHOOLPROBLEMSXIII. AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION. YOUTH 'ALIYAHHISTORYTHE PUPILSTHE YOUTH 'ALIYAHTHE CURRICULUMEDUCATION IN MOSHAVIM (CO-OPERATIVE VILLAGES)XIV. THE EDUCATION OF HANDICAPPED CHILDRENORGANIZATIONCURRICULADELINQUENCYXV. WORKING YOUTHWORKING YOUTHTHE OUTLOOKXVI. HIGHER EDUCATIONSTATISTICSBUDGET AND CONTROLINSTITUTIONS FOR POST-SECONDARY EDUCATIONDEVELOPMENTNATIONAL NEEDSPHILOSOPHY AND IDEALSXVII. ADULT EDUCATIONINTRODUCTION. ‘TORAH'HEBREW CLASSES FOR IMMIGRANTSVOCATIONAL TRAININGGENERAL FURTHER EDUCATIONARMY EDUCATIONSUMMARY AND PROSPECTXVIII. TRAINING AND STATUS OF TEACHERSSUPPLY AND DEMANDTRAINING COLLEGES FOR TEACHERS IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLSTHE TRAINING OF TEACHERS FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLSSTRENGTHENING THE SUPPLYIN-SERVICE TRAININGSTATUSXIX. ARAB EDUCATIONTHE LAW OF COMPULSORY EDUCATIONTHE CURRICULUM OF THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLSECONDARY EDUCATIONHIGHER EDUCATION. TRAINING OF TEACHERSTHE AIMS OF ARAB EDUCATIONARAB-JEWISH CONTACTSXX. TO WHAT END?EDUCATION IN ISRAEL—RETROSPECTJUDAISM IN THE MODERN WORLDZIONISMTHE CONTENT OF JEWISH EDUCATIONBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX
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