Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) was established 35 years ago to spearhead the development of Israel's southern region (Negev). Today, it is an internationally recognized institution that attracts outstanding faculty and researchers from around the world. Read more
Local Working Group
The BGU group consists of Dr. Iris Tabak (Principal Investigator), Dr. Itay Asher (Research Associate) and researchers Dr. Michael N. Fried, Dr. Idit Katz and Dr. Michael Weinstock. Read more.
The national educational system of Israel
The Israeli educational system is largely centralized and publicly funded, with a standard national curriculum. Obligatory education begins at the last year of kindergarten and lasts until the 12th grade. In the K-12 grades there are nearly 2 million pupils and 130,000 teachers (as of 2008). Read more.