Appleseeds Academy

Appleseeds Academy

Providing equal opportunity through the use of technological tools and the development of life skills among populations of geographic and social peripheries in Israel.

Appleseeds Academy has been operating since 2000 with the purpose of bridging social gaps by way of improving accessibility of all sectors to technology. The academy specializes in initiation, management and operation of technological-educational programs that combine professional training with social awareness.

 

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PROGRAMS IMPLEMENTED
PROGRAM NAME ISSUES/TAGS
@Neta - Socio-Technological Youth Movement
Establishment of an opportunity horizon by way of a self empowerment course of studies which integrates technological studies with both individual and social development. Currenlty  Net@ is one of the only multi-year program for Jewish and Arab ...
Education, Jewish-Arab Relations, encounters/dialogue, high tech, informal education, youth
Community Knowledge Centers
Built to embody the spirit of 21st century technology, the centers provide computer training and internet access to local community members. The centers host various enrichment and vocational courses for youth and adults alike, ultimately, serving ap ...
Education, Employment, high tech, informal education, job placement and training, youth
International Training
Technological training and management development programs for local organizations in collaboration with various international organizations. Project partners: Cisco, One Global Economy, Inveneo, local organizations
Education, Employment, job placement and training
Operation of a National Civilian Volunteerism Infrastructure
Ambassadors of technology within the society - employment of dozens of volunteers that are certified by Intel's advanced programs and which play a pivotal role in provision of technological training in various schools and community centers. Targe ...
Employment, Volunteerism and National Service, high tech
Professional Development for Teachers
Introducing 6,000 teachers a year to the latest e-Learning platforms and the teaching tools of tomorrow. Target populations: Teachers and students of computer pedagogy. Project partners: Intel, the Ministry of Education, various teaching colleges
Education, high tech
Social Technologies for Youth at Risk
Professional training with emphasis on applications in 25 "Warm Houses" localities. Target Populations: Youth at risk from the 13-25 age group in the Arab and orthodox Jewish sectors Project Partners: The National Insurance Institute of Isr ...
Education, job placement and training, welfare and social services, youth
Vocational Training
Technological training with emphasis on vocational requirements for approximately 2,500 participants every year. After 6 months of training 45% of graduates are able to find employment. Target Populations: Women, orthodox Jews, new immigrants and mem ...
Education, Employment, Population and Demographics, Women, Druze, high tech
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Appleseeds Academy

Website: http://www.appleseeds.org.il