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ERIC Number: ED457040
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 192
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-313-30269-3
ISSN: ISSN-0196-707X
The Educational System of Israel. Contributions to the Study of Education, Number 70.
Iram, Yaacov; Schmida, Mirjam
Although it has many features in common with other national educational systems in developed countries, the Israeli educational system has unique characteristics derived from both Jewish tradition and modern history, as well as from national revival over the last century. This book aims to provide an analytical review of the Israeli educational system as a whole from the preschool stage through higher education, and it addresses special educational issues such as reforms, changes, multiculturalism, vocationalism, and equity. Chapters in the book are: (1) "History, Geography, Demography, Economy, and Government"; (2) "Preprimary and Primary Education"; (3) "Postprimary Education"; (4) "Vocationalism"; (5) "Higher Education"; (6) "Informal Education"; (7) "Arab Education: Development versus Control" (Majid Al-Haj); (8) "Educational Reforms and Changes"; (9) "Multicultural Education"; and (10) "Major Trends and Future Developments." Contains a glossary, an annotated bibliography, and name and subject indexes. (BT)
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Israel