Beit Berl College

Beit Berl College

Beit Berl College is one of Israel's oldest and largest public colleges – and a leader in education, society, and the arts. Founded in the pre-state era as an institution for teacher training, Beit Berl was fully licensed as a multi-disciplinary academic college in 1979.  Renowned for academic excellence and innovation, Beit Berl sees education as a vehicle for social mobility, equality and justice for all sectors of Israeli society.  
Beit Berl’s graduates comprise 20% of all Israeli secular public school teachers, Jewish and Arab, and hold prominent positions in Israeli national and local government, private and non-profit sectors, and the global arts community.
With an enrollment of 10,000 students, the College offers an extensive range of undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as certificate programs in three major faculties: The Faculty of Education which includes the Arab Academic Institute of Education to train teachers for the Israeli Arab education system, The Faculty of Society and Culture and The Faculty of Arts (HaMidrasha).
Centrally located between one of Israel's high-tech centers and the Triangle region of Arab towns, Beit Berl has carved out a multi-cultural niche, in which Jews and Arabs learn, teach, research and work together in a climate of equality and respect.  In addition, Beit Berl believes in linking rigorous academic training with excellent field work.  The College is proud of its commitment to pluralism and community involvement, advanced in all facets of the College's life, as well as in programs and centers expressing the College's values.  

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Beit Berl College: The Time Tunnel Program
The Time Tunnel is a contemporary history program that initiated in Beit Berl College and teaches Arab and Jewish students to become gatherers of oral histories, focusing on the history of everyday life: where people worked, the tools they used, the ...
Education, Media and Culture, Religion, Volunteerism and National Service, higher education
Beit Berl College: Joint Arab-Jewish Schools and Students' Activities for Understanding throughout Art
Joint activities with pairs of Arab and Jewish schools and student from Beit Berl college's faculty of the arts (Hamidrasha) creating understanding throughout art. Among activities: a) Heterogenic groups of Jewish and Arab students teach art clas ...
Education, Media and Culture, higher education
Beit Berl College: Preparatory Program (mechinah) in the Plastic Arts for Arab youngsters
Beit Berl College offers since October 2012 a preparatory program in the plastic arts for Arab youngsters. The aim of the one-year program is to prepare promising Arab high school graduates to qualify for entry into the Faculty's Art's depart ...
Education, Media and Culture, higher education