The School of Professional Development for Teachers
The School of Professional Development for Teachers at Kaye College is a center dedicated to both the professional and personal advancement of educators in the southern region.
We believe that ongoing study and specialization throughout a teacher’s career is vital to the teacher’s own advancement and contributes to the educational system and consequently to the students’ development.
The continuing education courses that the School of Professional Development offers are diverse, adapted to the newest trends in education today and are tailored to the genuine needs of the teachers, schools, regions and the Ministry of Education.
At the School of Professional Development, we understand the importance of expanding a teacher’s areas of interest, as well as broadening and improving teaching quality. Our goal is to develop educators who will spearhead the educational efforts in their respective places of activity.
The continuing education courses are taught by lecturers who are experts in their fields. Each lesson is based on a combination of current theoretical information and its practical application, incorporating innovative information technologies. The programs promote the formation of a learning community and dialogue between colleagues, thereby accompanying the teachers and their schools as they implement new methods they have learned.
The School of Professional Development for Teachers at Kaye College features the following units:
- Professional development for teachers: kindergarten, elementary and high school teachers, vice principals, principals, supervisors and teaching instructors.
- Professional development for educational support staff: aides working in kindergartens, in special education, with the autism spectrum, with the hearing impaired, daycare workers, rehabilitative daycare centers, youth advancement counselors and laboratory assistants.
- Growth Resources – The Educational Induction Unit: Teaching students in their fourth year of study (internship), new teachers in their first or second year of teaching.
- Parenting and Family Center
Our target audience includes professionals in all branches of the educational system, educational support staff, civil servants, officers at various organizations and the general public.
The school’s objective is to advance the professional development of professionals in the educational system and at educational institutions, as well as civil servants, officers at various organizations and the general public.