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PROGRAM

PROGRAM: PRE-WEBINAR WED 9.12.2020, INTERACTIVE MEETINGS 13:00 – 15:00

13:00 – 13:10

WELCOMING WORDS by Dr. Alona Forkosh-Baruch

13:10 – 14:10

BREAKOUT ROOMS, PRESENTATIONS AND GROUP DISCUSSIONS

Group 1: ONGOING RESEARCH OF TEACHER TRAINING AND THE 21ST CENTURY METHODS

Finnish guest: Prof. Jari Lavonen University of Helsinki

Participants: Dr. Irit Levy-Feldman, Kibbutzim College of Education (Moderator); Dr. Liat Biberman Shalev, Levinsky College of Education, Dr. Omri Paz, Levinsky College of Education, Eti Bukshpan, Director of Education, ICEI and Meyrav Rotem, Pedagogical Supervisor, ICEI

Group 2: ECOHUMANISM – ECO SOCIAL EDUCATION

Finnish guest: Mr. Erkka Laininen, Planning Manager, M.Sc. (Tech), The OKKA Foundation for Teaching, Education and Personal Development

Participants: Dr. Housni Alkhateeb Shehada (Moderator), Dr. Lilach Tencer, Levinsky College of Education Dr. Dafna Gan, and Dr. Netta Bar-Yosef Paz, Kibbutzim College of Education

Group 3: MULTICULTURALISM AND EQUITY

Finnish guests: Prof. Elina Lehtomäki University of Oulu, Prof of Global Education, Ms. Satu Kekki University of Turku, Principal (Primary and Secondary Education), Teacher Training School

Participants: Dr. Dafna Itzhaki (Moderator), Dr. Tina Waldman, Kibbutzim College of Education; Dr. Einav Argaman, Dr. Yarden Enav, Levinsky College of Education, Dr. Iris Jerby, Director of Research and Assessment, ICEI

Group 4: ENGENDERING WELL-BEING WITHIN SCHOOLS 

Finnish guest: Class teacher Jukka Sinnemäki, Jyväskylä

Participants: Dr. Ronit Rozenszajn, (Moderator), Dr. Tami Reuveni, Levinsky College of Education, Dr. Adam Haisraeli, and Dr. Hadas Dekel, Kibbutzim College of Education, Liora Eldar, Principal Mentor, ICEI

Group 5 (RECTORS AND DEANS): POLICY AND PRACTICE IN TEACHER EDUCATION ON A SYSTEMIC LEVEL – POSITION HOLDERS IN THE TEACHER EDUCATION SYSTEM

Finnish guest: Prof. Tuija Turunen, Dean of Faculty of Education, Lapland University

Participants: Dr. Yael Kimhi, Levinsky College of Education (Moderator), Prof. Yoseph Raanan, Levinsky College of Education, Prof. Smadar Donitsa-Schmidt, Kibbutzim College of Education, Don Futterman, Executive Director, ICEI

14:15 – 14:40

Plenary: Moderator Ruut-Lea Zaban, Cultural Attaché, Embassy of Finland

14:40 – 14:45

Concluding remarks: Kirsikka Lehto-Asikainen, Ambassador of Finland

WEBINAR THU 10.12.2020, Human Right’s Day

(Technical implementation by Levinsky College of Education)
9:30 – 15:30

9:30 – 10:00

GREETINGS

President of the state of Israel Reuven Rivlin

Minister of Education Yoav Galant

Member of Knesset Orly Froman

Ambassador of Finland in Israel Kirsikka Lehto-Asikainen

President of Kibbutzim College of Education Prof. Zipi Libman

President of Levinsky College of Education Prof. Michal Beller

Executive Director of The Israel Center for Educational Innovation Mr. Don Futterman

10:00-10:15

OPENING WORDS

Director General of the Finnish National Board of Education Olli-Pekka Heinonen

Chair of the Pedagogical Secretariat at Ministry of Education in Israel Miri Shlissel-Adler

10:20-10:50

INTRODUCTION

Prof. Jari Lavonen, University of Helsinki, Professor of Science Education. Director of the National Teacher Education Forum and chair of the Finnish Matriculation Examination Board. Researcher in science and technology education and teacher education

· Introduction to the Finnish education system and teacher training

10:50-11.00

BREAK

11:00-12:00

1ST SESSION – MANIFESTO OF ECOHUMANISM AND RESEARCH OF ECOSOCIAL EDUCATION, THE ISRAELI HOPE INITIATIVE

Prof. Nimrod Aloni (Moderator). Lecturer in Philosophy of Education at Kibbutzim College of Education. Head of the “Institute for Progressive Education“

• Sustainable Ecohumanism So There will be a Tomorrow: Values Education and Teacher Training for the 21st Century

Ms. Jenna Lähdemäki-Pekkinen, Specialist in Finnish Innovation Fund foresight and insight team and coordinator of the international research project Education for a Changing World

• Education for a Changing World – research project

Mr. Erkka Laininen Researcher in the SITRA program Education for a Changing World and Planning Manager in the Okka-foundation for Teaching, Education and Personal Development

• Transformer 2030 – teachers as change agents of the future

Dr. Ohr Margalit – Israeli Hope officer and Head of the Department of Biblical Studies at Levinsky College of Education

• Training Teachers with ‘Israeli Hope’ – the Levinsky Experience

12:00- 12:05

BREAK, MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY THE STUDENTS OF THE FACULTY OF MUSIC EDUCATION, LEVINSKY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

12:05-13:15

2ND SESSION – WHERE DIVERSITY MEETS ECOHUMANISM

Dr. Lee Perlman (Moderator), Director of Development and Strategic Partnership, ICEI 

Ms. Sally Awad Asfour Arab educational leader and social entrepreneur, ICEI’s Director of Programs for Arab Communities: Diversity as an Asset, Language as the Means To Boost Arab Pupils’ Chances of Successful Integration

Mr. Manberu Shimon Ethiopian-Israeli educator, ICEI’s Director of Community Development: Cultural sustainability: A professional and personal case-study on the integration of Ethiopian immigrants in Israel

Dr. Dolly Eliyahu-Levi Head of the Linguistics department, Levinsky College of Education. Researcher in multiculturalism and immigrants in educational contexts

• Children from African Asylum-Seekers Families Face the Challenges of Migration

Prof. Elina Lehtomäki University of Oulu, Professor of global education and team leader of Education, diversity, globalization and ethics research

• Social meaning of education, equity and inclusion in and through education

Ms. Satu Kekki University of Turku, Principal at Teacher Training School, (65% of the pupils with Finnish not as their mother tongue)

• Teacher training schools in Finland: what, how and why? How to support teacher students to work with children with different challenges?

13:15-13:45

BREAK. MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY THE STUDENTS OF THE FACULTY OF MUSIC EDUCATION, LEVINSKY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

13:45-14:45

3RD SESSION – DEVELOPMENT OF FUTURE SCHOOLS THREE PARALLEL SESSIONS

1)  21 CENTURY METHODS IN EDUCATION

Dr. Alona Forkosh-Baruch (Moderator), Head of International Initiatives, Levinsky College of Education

• Learning Optimization and Academic Inclusion Via Equitative Distance Teaching and Learning – Erasmus Plus project

Ms. Anneli Rautiainen, Head of Innovation Centre at the Finnish National Agency for Education.

• How to develop sustainable education in the complex world? Increasing teacher collaboration as a strength in the Finnish School system and the need of iterative systemic change in Finnish education

Dr. Dovi Weiss, Head of Digital Pedagogy at Kibbutzim College of Education.

• Humanistic digital pedagogy for the 21 century

Dr. Irit Levy-Feldman, Dean of the Faculty of Education at Kibbutzim College of Education

• Mentoring mode of teaching-learning

2) SOCIAL AND INDIVIDUAL EQUALITY AND WELLBEING

Mr. Don Futterman (Moderator), Executive Director at The Israel Center for Educational Innovation, ICEI 

• Against All Odds: Raising Expectations and Outcomes in Schools Serving Low-income Communities

Dr. Yael Kimhi, Rector at Levinsky College of Education, expert on special and inclusive education

• Inclusion of populations with special needs as a message of sustainable education and sustainable society

Mr. Jukka Sinnemäki, Class teacher from Jyväskylä, Global Teacher Prize Finalist 2018, Global Teacher Award winner 2019

• Wellbeing in the classroom: “Schools’ role in promoting physical, social and emotional wellbeing of its students”

Dr. Nissim Avissar, Educator, clinical-social psychologist and a qualitative researcher at Kibbutzim College of Education

• Mind the Gap: The Widening of Social and Cultural Educational Disparities and SEL at the Time of COVID-19

3) EARLY CHILDHOOD
EDUCATION AND ECOHUMANISM

Dr. Iris Alkaher, (Moderator) Expert in environmental education at Kibbutzim College of Education.

Dr. Nira Wahle, Head of Early Childhood Department at Kibbutzim College of Education. Researcher in NEVET Hebrew University of Jerusalem

• An integrative course in sustainability and social involvement from the perspective of civic responsibility.

Dr. Hannele Karikoski, Lecturer Emerita, Oulu University, Lecturer and Consultant in LapsiPeda

• Finnish Early childhood education based on National Core curriculum for early childhood education and care (2018) towards for the future

Prof. Clodie Tal, Head of M.Ed Early Childhood Education at Levinsky College of Education

• Small group work and mediation for equity in early childhood education (ECE)

14:45-15:00 

BREAK. MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY THE STUDENTS OF THE FACULTY OF MUSIC EDUCATION, LEVINSKY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

15:00-15:30

CLOSING SESSION: TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE EDUCATION – WHAT CAN BE DONE TOGETHER?

Moderator: Dr. Lee Perlman, Director, Development and Strategic Partnerships, The Israel Center of Educational Innovation (ICEI)

Discussion about the most essential elements in the future teacher education

• Prof. Yehudith Weinberger, Rector of Kibbutzim College of Education
• Dr. Yael Kimhi, Rector of Levinsky College of Education

• Mr. Don Futterman, Executive Director, ICEI

• Integrating formal and informal education
• Evidence-based education
• Joint programs focusing on the whole ecosystem

CLOSING WORDS: Ms. Ruut-Lea Zaban, Special Advisor for Culture and Public Diplomacy, Embassy of Finland