When Politics Drive Program Innovation

  title={When Politics Drive Program Innovation},
  author={Judith Zamir and Khaled Al-Sayed and Ibrahim Elbadour and Saleem Abu Jaber},
This article presents a discussion of the evaluation of an educational intervention introduced by the Ministry of Education in response to social and political pressure. The social protest that started in Israel during the summer of 2011 addressed a variety of social issues, lasted through 2016 and led to the Ministry of Education decision to open a new training programme for teachers. One of the aims of the intervention was to provide an additional adult in classrooms of more than 32 pupils… CONTINUE READING