Only half of Israel's teachers trained in distance learning

Only half of Israel's teachers trained in distance learning

'The Education Ministry has nothing to offer, there need to be courses for teacher,' principal says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2020, 1:08 PM
Ontario pulls video called biased against Israel from online high school course

Ontario pulls video called biased against Israel from online high school course

Ontario pulls video called biased against Israel from online high school course.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/31/2020, 2:05 PM
New plan: Classes will be split into groups of 18 during new school year

New plan: Classes will be split into groups of 18 during new school year

New plan allows older children to attend school at least twice a week, avoids splitting younger students into smaller groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2020, 5:02 PM
How the next school year will proceed

How the next school year will proceed

Education Ministry presents plan for beginning of next school year on September 1 and how many days students will be in school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2020, 5:36 PM
Parents protest opening 'coronavirus hotel' near school in northern Israel

Parents protest opening 'coronavirus hotel' near school in northern Israel

Kibbutz votes on whether to allow coronavirus hotel near school. 'We're talking about 250 people, all confirmed cases,' parent warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2020, 1:35 PM
Yoav Galant: School year to start on September 1, despite coronavirus

Yoav Galant: School year to start on September 1, despite coronavirus

Education Min. Yoav Galant promises school year will start on time, lays out possibilities for preventing infection.Orly Harari, 7/8/2020, 5:00 PM
With the coronavirus outbreak, willl the school year start on time?

With the coronavirus outbreak, willl the school year start on time?

Education Ministry holds meeting to discuss options for opening school year in shadow of coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2020, 11:51 AM
Yakov Litzman: 'No choice but to close schools until things calm down'

Yakov Litzman: 'No choice but to close schools until things calm down'

Min. Yakov Litzman urges school closures, says children can't adhere to coronavirus guidelines. 'Schools are main source of infection.'Ben Shaul, 6/29/2020, 12:56 PM
Yoav Galant says he 'can't promise school year will start on time'

Yoav Galant says he 'can't promise school year will start on time'

'Our goal is to help Israeli students,' Education Minister Yoav Galant says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2020, 12:07 AM
In some places, summer school might not be ready to start on July 1

In some places, summer school might not be ready to start on July 1

Local authorities are 'committed' to summer school plan but may not be ready to begin on July 1, chairman of organization says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2020, 12:43 PM
493 cases of coronavirus in Israel's schools and preschools

493 cases of coronavirus in Israel's schools and preschools

Around 12% of Israel's newest COVID-19 cases are from educational institutions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2020, 11:05 PM
Club Z teens call on government leaders to adopt Jewish Students Bill of Rights

Club Z teens call on government leaders to adopt Jewish Students Bill of Rights

Teenage American students draft anti-discrimination laws to guarantee an education free of bigotry and anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2020, 10:52 AM
63 schools, kindergartens to open and return to classes

63 schools, kindergartens to open and return to classes

385 teachers and staff infected to date with coronavirus. 135 schools and kindergartens closed. 17,605 teachers and students in isolation.Orly Harari, 6/8/2020, 6:54 PM
High school student in Beit Shemesh diagnosed with coronavirus

High school student in Beit Shemesh diagnosed with coronavirus

Students at Beit Shemesh high school to continue studies via distance learning after schoolmate is diagnosed with coronavirus.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 6/8/2020, 1:11 PM
PM: Any educational institution with a coronavirus infection will close

PM: Any educational institution with a coronavirus infection will close

Education Ministry rejects call to close all educational institutions as coronavirus crisis continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2020, 7:53 PM
Head of Public Health: 'Coronavirus didn't go to sleep, we're sowing very dangerous seeds'

Head of Public Health: 'Coronavirus didn't go to sleep, we're sowing very dangerous seeds'

'Schools are a source of contagion, they said they would keep the guidelines but compromised,' Health Ministry's Prof. Sigal Sadetski says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2020, 3:03 PM
City of Bat Yam closes two high schools after students diagnosed with coronavirus

City of Bat Yam closes two high schools after students diagnosed with coronavirus

Schools in Bat Yam, Be'er Sheva, close after students are diagnosed with coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2020, 10:23 AM
Preventing infection, while maintaining normalcy

Preventing infection, while maintaining normalcy

Jerusalem Council member Elad Malka says city knows how to identify hotspots, but middle schools may need to return to distance learning.Hezki Baruch, 6/2/2020, 4:03 PM
Be'er Sheva: Thousands sent home from school after exposure to COVID-19 patient

Be'er Sheva: Thousands sent home from school after exposure to COVID-19 patient

Four schools in southern Israel close temporarily after students or staff receive coronavirus diagnosis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2020, 1:49 PM
Health Ministry: Schools with more than 3 COVID-19 cases should be closed

Health Ministry: Schools with more than 3 COVID-19 cases should be closed

Health funds responsible for follow-up for quarantined teachers and students, Health Ministry says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2020, 12:45 PM
New song blesses children returning to school after "covid-vacation"

New song blesses children returning to school after "covid-vacation"

Moshe Kesselman releases song based on 'Hamalach Hagoel' to mark return of Israeli children to school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2020, 2:42 PM
Student at high school in central Israel diagnosed with coronavirus

Student at high school in central Israel diagnosed with coronavirus

Student at Holon high school diagnosed with coronavirus, sending teachers and students into quarantine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2020, 11:49 PM
Education Ministry: 103 coronavirus cases - in a single school

Education Ministry: 103 coronavirus cases - in a single school

Hebrew Gymnasium in Jerusalem home to vast majority of school-related coronavirus cases, Education Ministry says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2020, 9:27 PM
Two students in Drom Hasharon diagnosed with coronavirus

Two students in Drom Hasharon diagnosed with coronavirus

Two students at Sharon-area elementary school are diagnosed with coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2020, 2:29 PM
It's final: School year extended until mid-July

It's final: School year extended until mid-July

PM Netanyahyu, Education Min., extend school year until mid-July, with subsidized at-school camps until August 6.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2020, 9:29 AM
Rehovot: Additional teacher diagnosed with coronavirus

Rehovot: Additional teacher diagnosed with coronavirus

Second teacher in Rehovot school diagnosed with coronavirus, 35 students ordered to quarantine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 11:35 AM
Education Ministry: Attendance is voluntary as schools reopen after shutdown

Education Ministry: Attendance is voluntary as schools reopen after shutdown

'Anyone who doesn't want to come to school is not required to,' Education Min. Director-General Shmuel Abuav says.Orly Harari, 5/16/2020, 9:03 PM
No solution yet for sending students in grades 4-6 back to school full-time

No solution yet for sending students in grades 4-6 back to school full-time

'Unthinkable that they reopen malls but not schools,' enraged parent says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 2:35 PM
Report: Grades 4 - 10 to resume studies - one day a week

Report: Grades 4 - 10 to resume studies - one day a week

Schools reportedly planning to reopen for all grades next week - but only on a limited basis, with either 1 or 2 days of class a week.David Rosenberg, 5/10/2020, 8:22 PM
Shuttling to educational institutions to resume tomorrow gradually

Shuttling to educational institutions to resume tomorrow gradually

School transportation resumes gradually, for students who were eligible prior to outbreak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2020, 2:05 PM
Education Minister Rafi Peretz: Preschools and daycares to open on Sunday

Education Minister Rafi Peretz: Preschools and daycares to open on Sunday

If number of coronavirus cases continues to drop, all schools will reopen by June, Education Min. Peretz says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2020, 1:34 PM
60% attendance at open learning institutions

60% attendance at open learning institutions

Some 180,000 students from around 1,500 educational institutions return today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 2:09 PM
Yeshivas to reopen after coronavirus crisis? Not in some hasidic circles

Yeshivas to reopen after coronavirus crisis? Not in some hasidic circles

Despite plan allowing yeshivas to reopen, some hasidic groups have instructed their communities to continue distance learning.Michal Levi, 4/29/2020, 5:57 PM
'We're being sent into battle with armor' say teachers

'We're being sent into battle with armor' say teachers

Schooling up to third grade is set to resume next week. Are teachers being forced to choose between their jobs and their health?Yehonatan Gottlieb, 4/29/2020, 10:39 AM
Special education schools reopen: This is what it looks like

Special education schools reopen: This is what it looks like

Parents of special ed children can choose whether to send to school or not, each student will receive a distance learning program as well.Orly Harari, 4/21/2020, 9:37 AM
Meir Porush: We'll find solutions to the haredi students' distance learning difficulties

Meir Porush: We'll find solutions to the haredi students' distance learning difficulties

Distance learning for haredi students often means conference calls, but these are riddled with problems.Ben Shaul, 4/20/2020, 10:18 AM
Reopening schools after coronavirus: Distance learning and smaller classes

Reopening schools after coronavirus: Distance learning and smaller classes

Education Min. Rafi Peretz presents plan for when schools reopen, says goal is to provide education and allow parents to return to work.Orly Harari, 4/13/2020, 1:12 PM
Ministry of Education: 'No decision to reopen schools after Passover'

Ministry of Education: 'No decision to reopen schools after Passover'

Summer vacation may be shortened, but schools won't resume immediately after Passover, Education Min. Director-General says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2020, 7:57 AM
How will Israelis return to school after Passover?

How will Israelis return to school after Passover?

Education Ministry presents plan to resume schools gradually following Passover, beginning with special education institutions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2020, 6:24 PM
Schools to open by beginning of summer?

Schools to open by beginning of summer?

Director-General of the Education Ministry says schools will open gradually, distance learning will continue in parallel.103 FM, 4/1/2020, 11:49 AM
Schools won't reopen after Passover vacation

Schools won't reopen after Passover vacation

Health Min. Director-General says he expects thousands of Israelis to die in pandemic, does not see schools reopening in next few weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2020, 11:07 AM
Report: Israeli schools to shut down

Report: Israeli schools to shut down

National Security Council supports complete closure of Israel's schools. Netanyahu likely to go along with the Council's recommendation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2020, 4:44 PM
Education Ministry preparing for disruptions to schools due to spread of coronavirus

Education Ministry preparing for disruptions to schools due to spread of coronavirus

Director General of Education Ministry to school heads: "Preventing spread of virus is a national priority, education is secondary."Arutz Sheva staff, 3/9/2020, 12:45 PM
SAR closed due to coronavirus - but its students are still learning

SAR closed due to coronavirus - but its students are still learning

How one New York school switched to online learning during its coronavirus closure.Ben Sales, JTA, 3/7/2020, 10:37 PM
Israel's schools practice response to missile attack

Israel's schools practice response to missile attack

Israel's schools practice response to missile attack during Tuesday morning recessA7 Staff, 3/3/2020, 11:32 AM
Rivlin to Melbourne schoolchildren: 'Bullying is violence, don't stand by and watch'

Rivlin to Melbourne schoolchildren: 'Bullying is violence, don't stand by and watch'

President Rivlin meets thousands of students from Jewish schools in Melbourne.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2020, 9:02 AM
Virginia Beach: Will the first day of school be Rosh Hashanah?

Virginia Beach: Will the first day of school be Rosh Hashanah?

Virginia Beach will suspend school calendar that starts on Rosh Hashanah following Jewish complaints.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/19/2020, 9:17 AM
Watch: Students rescued from flooded school

Watch: Students rescued from flooded school

Students staff, pulled out of school cut off by floods near Ashdod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2020, 4:28 PM
Jewish school in central Israel holds Christmas celebration

Jewish school in central Israel holds Christmas celebration

Parents protest after Herzliya teacher holds Christmas celebration with students.Michal Levi, 12/18/2019, 11:56 AM
Israeli schools to become smartphone-free?

Israeli schools to become smartphone-free?

Education Minister promises to work to clear schools of distractions, raise teachers' salaries.Orly Harari, 12/17/2019, 3:19 PM
'Anti-Semitism and racism remain part of our community'

'Anti-Semitism and racism remain part of our community'

Police investigate reports of threats against Jewish students at Massachusetts middle school.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/15/2019, 11:42 AM
New culinary school to offer four-year accredited program

New culinary school to offer four-year accredited program

Chef Michael Solomonov is helping to build a culinary school in Israel.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 11/9/2019, 11:24 PM
No school during Hanukkah?

No school during Hanukkah?

MK Maklev urges 'holiday school,' says school vacation during Hanukkah will negatively influence middle- and lower-class students.Ben Shaul, 10/25/2019, 12:39 PM
What the USA Could Learn from Israel’s Education System

What the USA Could Learn from Israel’s Education System

The USA's educational system has serious problems and it can be improved by implementing changes modeled on the Israel’s education system., 10/24/2019, 11:21 PM
Rabbi Peretz: No place for anti-IDF groups in education system

Rabbi Peretz: No place for anti-IDF groups in education system

Education minister promises to act against schools which do not act in accordance with the law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2019, 4:01 PM
'The mayor acts as if the residents are there to serve him'

'The mayor acts as if the residents are there to serve him'

Benny Kashriel, mayor of Maaleh Adumim, still refuses to allocate a building for a new school - five years later.Chana Roberts, 9/10/2019, 9:53 AM
Parents to force school strike on Friday?

Parents to force school strike on Friday?

Parents protest moving funding from holiday programs to special education.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2019, 8:37 AM