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ERIC Number: ED011628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jul
Pages: 19
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Reference Count: 0
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ADULT EDUCATION IN KIBBUTZIM (COLLECTIVE SETTLEMENTS) IN ISRAEL.
BIEN, YEHUDA
THIS PAPER OUTLINES THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE, ACCOMPLISHMENTS, GOALS, INTELLECTUAL BACKGROUND, AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES OF THE KIBBUTZIM IN RURAL ISRAEL WHILE CONCENTRATING ON THE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS. THE KIBBUTZIM EMPHASIZES CONTINUOUS, LIFE-LONG EDUCATION FOR ALL MEMBERS BASED ON THE NEEDS OF EACH MEMBER AND HIS COMMUNITY. THE AIM OF EACH PROGRAM IS TO ENSURE THE CONTINUITY OF THE KIBBUTZ VALUES OF LABOR, EQUALITY, COLLECTIVISM, PROTECTIVE COLONIZATION, AND INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY THROUGH THE SYNTHESIS OF VOCATIONAL AND LIBERAL STUDIES. FEW EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS ARE FULL-TIME. THE PROGRAMS ARE--(1) LOCAL ACTIVITY (SINGLE LECTURES, LOCAL STUDY GROUPS), (2) REGIONAL COURSES (FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND LIBERAL ARTS STUDIES, 6 TO 12 WEEKS), (3) 1 YEAR COURSE FOR YOUNG ADULTS (LIBERAL AND VOCATIONAL STUDIES) SPREAD OVER A 3-YEAR PERIOD SO THEORIES CAN BE MERGED WITH WORK, (4) FARM MANAGEMENT, (5) HIGHER STUDIES (FULL UNIVERSITY LEVEL, 27 MONTHS), (6) COURSES FOR ADULT LEADERS, (7) TRAINING IN SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES (4 TO 9 MONTHS), (8) HOUSE ECONOMICS FOR WOMEN (1 TO 4 MONTHS), AND (9) SOCIAL RESEARCH. THERE IS A TABLE IN THE REPORT SHOWING THE LENGTH AND CONTENT OF ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN THE KIBBUTZ MOVEMENT. (AJ)
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Authoring Institution: Israel Government, Jerusalem. Authority for Education and Research.
Identifiers: Israel (Jerusalem); KIBBUTZIM