Local Project Coordinator - Levinsky
I am head of the Hebrew Language Department at Levinsky College of Education. For the past decade, I have been actively involved with the community of African asylum seekers in Israel. I advise students in practice schools, as well as volunteers in teaching Hebrew at the community college, and participate in meetings with parents and community leaders.
For the past six years, I have been a partner in a peer-to-peer teaching project with Israeli students and students worldwide, aimimg to maintain a multicultural dialogue and foster intercultural competence.
My interest in KIDS4ALLL stems from the interest in significant international cooperation, which promoting academic, social, emotional, and collaborative teaching-learning processes among minority groups, e.g., migrants and asylum seekers; this may promote their integration abilities in the receiving society.
Multiculturalism and multi-linguistic among minority group; development of intercultural competence in the teacher training process; designing learning-teaching pedagogical practices based on the principles of emotional-social learning, home literacy, and pedagogical resilience; distance education.
I serve as head of International Initiatives at Levinsky College of Education for about 4 years, in which we have launched a new international strategy for all stakeholders in our institution. My interest in KIDS4ALLL is drawn from 2 sources: a) my interest in international initiatives which broadens my perspectives on education and teacher education; b) my interest in promoting marginalized populations, specifically using information and communication technologies (ICT).
New literacies and skills for the knowledge society; ICT in education and teacher education; innovative pedagogical practices using technology; distance education; ICT as lever for inclusion and accessibility to education of marginalized populations.
Lecturer and pedagogical instructor at Levinsky College of Education. Head of the Hebrew Teaching Program as an Additional Language and a coordinator of the urban program 'To be Teachers' in the city of Tel Aviv-Yafo.
Linguistic, stylistic and historical aspects of poetry and journalism; researches the practice of education in the migrant`s community in a wide and holistic perspective including the language, literature, teaching, culturally relevant pedagogy; education in a multicultural environment and developing intercultural competence.