Innovative platform

achieving significant impact.

The most comprehensive program in Israel, involving more than

100 elementary schools and over 3,000 children each year.

 

The multicultural education program focuses on the education of young students,

age 10-11, who have not yet had the chance to fully form prejudices.

Recipients of the Jerusalem Unity Prize

2018

Research has shown that the TEC4Schools program yields outstanding results and succeeds in significantly reducing prejudices among participants and creating positive attitudes towards different cultures.

 

The program has received recognition in international conferences and its academic papers are regularly published and cited in both scholarly and popular journals.

 

The program also receives support, funding, and encouragement from the Israeli Ministry of Education to further implement the model within the three cultural sectors of the educational system in Israel: secular Jewish, religious Jewish, and Arabic. 

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January 2020

The Good Epidemic - Upwards Momentum in the Activity of NEAR Foundation

This year, about 3,700 students are studying within the NEAR system in 150 classrooms across the country under the TEC4Schools program in collaboration with the NEAR foundation. Religious and secular Jewish boys and girls...

NEAR

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August 2019

A variety of activities for bringing hearts closer

This year's joint journey began with three intensive days of training for the teachers who participated in the program. We aim to create a bridge between the educators who teach the students taking part in our activities, and see this as an essential component in the program's success...

NEAR

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Bringing People Closer in a Multicultural Society

עמותה לקירוב לבבות בחברה רב תרבותית

جمعية لتعزيز العلاقات في مجتمع متعدد الثقافات

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