At an infantry officer course graduation ceremony last Thursday, the mechinot achieved a new record: about one-third of graduates were alumni of the mechinot.
Education as prelude to action: The reader that will harness future mechina graduates to the mission of settling Israel’s periphery.
Local elections are set to take place on October 30. We met with mechina alumni who chose to run for local government in order to take responsibility for the way things are and take action for the sake of residents.
Five teachers talk about daily work in education, teaching, ethics, and shaping the next generation
As part of the agreements underpinning the Development Plan for Northern Israel, KKL provided NIS 30 million for renovations at the 13 mechinot in the north.
A song, a hike, a final bit of building, a goodbye hug: The mechinot mark the end of a year, each in its own way.
At every mechina where students from Shibolim are mainstreamed, there are mainstreaming coordinators whose job is to make sure the process proceeds in the best way possible. How? Last week they came together for a training day on the topic.
The heads of all 53 mechinot signed a covenant declaring the objectives, points of consensus, and ethical constraints that bind all of the mechinot.
How do you build an alumni community? It’s a question that alumni coordinators at the mechinot tried to answer this year.
Over the past five years, more and more women have been taking on senior management positions in the world of the mechinot. How did this change happen? With a lot of hard work and an understanding that this is just one small step of many on the way to gender equality.
“We’ll put in order all of the rules and regulations, and we’ll learn and apply all of the lessons regarding safety and security, but is there not always the human factor? That factor is we, and the things that need to be reassessed and reconstructed: our culture of discussion, our culture of readiness, the culture of investigating the accident ‘that almost was’ or any other event of ours, our staff’s culture of voicing doubts, the culture of complacency and hubris.”
For the past three years, Eshel Lev-Or has been working with Fair Planet to realize the vision of bringing the bounty of the developed world to Ethiopia.