Archive: 4/8/2014
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  4/8/2014, Nissan 8, 5774

Academic Maternity Leave for Students Increased 50%


The Committee for Development and Academic Policy of the Council for Higher Education approved, Tuesday morning, a proposal to extend maternity-related leave for female students to six weeks.

Until now, women who were absent from school due to pregnancy, childbirth, fertility treatments and related reasons were allowed to be absent for up to 30 % of the classes in which attendance is mandatory, which amounted to four weeks.