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THEMES

אנשים בכנס יושבים מסביב לשולחןEcohumanism: The 21st century needs humanistic and lifelong learning educational visions – consisting of a concern for:
the flourishing of both Humanity and Nature, focusing on sustainability
human dignity and interpersonal and intercultural diversity
holistic nurturing of the personality in general and the personal and professional identity of educators in particular through productive and fair engagement with the community, society, culture and the natural environment
boundless intellectuality and cultural curiosity
caring and involved teachers, educators and citizens with a moral-humanistic worldview, equipped with tools for critical thinking self-learning as a life-long habit.

אולם כנסים ואיש ליד המסך“Tikva Israelit” The Israeli hope; President Rivlin’s agenda for the Israeli society targeted in equalizing the opportunities for all citizens despite their cultural, ethnic or socio-economic backgrounds and uniting these groups into “Israelihood”, without losing specific characteristics of value to each “tribe”, and without coercion of one “dominant” culture. “The Israeli education system is de facto divided into four systems. We must ask ourselves: What tools and skills do our children need to acquire through the education system in order for them to grow into citizens who understand the society they are living in, so that tomorrow they will be able to cooperate with each other, ensure a thriving Israeli economy and the security and future of the State of Israel? What do we need to give them in order to reduce the alienation and the hostility between them? How can we educate them to “Israelihood”?” The President of the State of Israel, Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin

מחשב נייד עם פגישת זום על המסךGlobally shared challenges in education; demands for changes in educational systems, the importance of “Future Skills”: functional skills required for the global economy, digital media and mass communication, new literacies for the knowledge society, as well as ecohumanistic dispositions required for sustaining democracy, equity social justice and equal opportunity, liberal democracy and environmental sustainability.