News and Updates

6th June, 2024 – English Coordinators’ Convention

11/04/2024
Save the Date!!!  This year’s professional development convention for English Coordinators in Amal’s high schools will be held in Tel Aviv in the ‘Beautiful Israel’ (Israel Yaffa) venue on 6th June, 2024. 
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Access Graduation Ceremony – Eretz Israel Museum – 21.2.24

01/03/2024
FY2019 – Access Graduation Ceremony – 21.2.24       After 2 years of Access study, some 160 twelfth grade high school students from 8 Amal schools participated in a formal Graduation Ceremony at the Eretz Israel Museum in Tel Aviv and received Certificates of Participation from the US Embassy.  24 of these students also received Certificates of Excellence. The students were addressed by Cultural Attaché Caroline Platt of the US Embassy who stressed the importance of being fluent in English for a brighter future in today’s world.  It is the US Embassy that sponsors the Access program which not only improves students’ English language skills but also raises awareness...
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Amal’s ACCESS students meet US Ambassador Jack Lew

05/12/2023
  ACCESS students from Amal Alsayed meet US Ambassador Jack Lew at a joint voluntary activity in Rahat.     On 22nd November 2023, ACCESS students from Amal’s Elsayad Multidisciplinary High School met with the new US Ambassador to Israel, His Excellency Jack Lew, during a unique volunteering incentive. Together with the Ambassador, the school’s principal Ibrahim Elsayad and English studies coordinator Ahmad Fokra, the students packed food parcels for distribution to the needy as part of an ongoing initiative that takes place in the southern town of Rahat. The students explained to the Ambassador how the US Embassy’s ACCESS program has helped them improve their...
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New 2-year ACCESS program to start in September 2024 in 7 Amal schools

05/12/2023
In September 2024, some 160 tenth graders from the following 7 Amal multidisciplinary high schools will be participating in the start of a new 2-year Access program sponsored by the US Embassy: Achva Gilboa  Ahd Hura Elsayad Ilut Taibe  Yanuach Jat Zarzir  
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Welcome to 2023-2024 תשפ”ד

04/12/2023
The Amal English Department welcomes you to a fruitful and successful school year. 
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How to ChatGPT -Zoom meeting

05/02/2023
We are planning a Zoom meeting with Sigalit Arditi , National Counselor for ICT and Curriculum Integration, on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. The Zoom meeting will be dedicated to ChatGPT for English teachers. The meeting will focus on the ways ChatGPT  (Artificial Intelligence) can assist you in your teaching.    Please register by following this link https://forms.gle/s8SLnoGGCFbJkJE98 no later than Monday,  February 6 ,2023. Please forward this email to your staff and encourage each member to register for the meeting. All the best, Rachel and  Ahuva
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Model UN invitation 2023

16/01/2023
Model UN invitation 2023
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Students meet with Reem A. Rasool Ahmed Jassim (Bahrain), female entrepreneur, Nov. 15

10/11/2022
Amal  Shimon Peres High-Tech and Arts High School in Tel Aviv will host a meeting with female entrepreneur Reem Jassim from Bahrain, She will meet with students for an inspirational talk followed by Q&A, on Tuesday, November 15th. The meeting is organized by the US Embassy ,the Global Entrepreneurship Network in Israel and the Amal English Department.   Reem A. Rasool Ahmed Jassim (Bahrain), female entrepreneur, expert on protecting companies from fraud, Ph.D. candidate in “Economics and Entrepreneurship Innovation,” at Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena in Germany has worked for Tamkeen (Labor Fund) since 2008.  Participated in U.S Department of State’s...
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Oral Bagrut Meetings

13/10/2022
Registration forms –  ZOOM: 13/11/2022 at 16:30 Our guest speaker will be Ellyn Marciano, National Counselor-Oral Proficiency Testing and Teaching, who will talk about the COBE and the BOOST for the three-pointers.  She will suggest ideas for activities for use in preparing students for the oral exams.  This will be a unique opportunity for you and your staff to interact with Ellyn, hear her ideas, and ask questions in a session dedicated to Amal staff only.  https://www.canva.com/design/DAFM8SALy5E/xP-42yv9OFhqTlNxyV_3Gw/view?utm_content=DAFM8SALy5E&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=publishsharelink   F2F: 22/11/2022 at...
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Welcome 2022-2033 תשפ”ג – A letter to our teachers & colleagues

29/08/2022
August 2022 Dear colleagues, We hope that you and your families have had a great summer, filled with fun and relaxation, and are now ready to return to your classroom with renewed energy.  This year, we will continue to focus on teaching and enhancing students’ vocabulary, preparing students for the new format of Module E, and developing speaking skills. We will also offer online sessions with a variety of experts on these topics for the multidisciplinary high schools and continue the process of preparing the technological high schools for the move to regular Bagrut exams which include the literature program, a computerized oral exam, a project, and a yearly grade. Of course, we will...
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Tech schools teachers sign up for – First meeting with Aharona Gvaryahu – Sep. 5, 2022

28/08/2022
Dear colleagues, We hope you are well and enjoying the last week of your summer vacation. We know that you have many questions regarding the Bagrut exams and for this purpose we are planning a special afternoon Zoom session with Aharona Gvaryahu for Amal teachers only.The session will be wholly dedicated to the Bagrut exams and Aharona will answer all your queries. We highly recommend that you send Aharona your questions in advance to enable her to prepare correct and complete answers. Please send her your questions by September 4th. Remember that your question is important and relevant for everyone, so please don’t hesitate to write to Aharona (WhatsApp: 054-2818878). The Zoom...
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Amal English Coordinators’ Study Day 2021

15/06/2021
The annual Amal Coordinators’ Study Day was held on Tuesday, June 15th, at the Yitzhak Rabin Center in Tel Aviv. The Amal English Department team prepared an interesting program for the day, included a presentation by Dr. Tziona Levi on mediation in the 2020 curriculum. In addition, Ayalla Reuven- Lelong gave an enlightening presentation about the skills required for success in the future employment market.                    
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Open Dialogue: Amal Students Share their Hopes and Fears, May 23rd, 2021

23/05/2021
On May 23rd, 2021, in light of the security situation, the Amal English department held a zoom meeting between Jewish and Arab students. The students, who participated in the “Teens Make a Difference” program, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy, shared their feelings, fears and hopes in an open dialogue led by Steven Aiello, director at “Debate for Peace” and Younes Samman, translator and dialogue facilitator. As educators we strive to instill values of tolerance and promote cooperation between all communities across the country. We will continue to do our best to ensure a safe and supportive learning environment during difficult times. To watch the video from the...
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Poetry Slam Closing Event 2021

07/03/2021
The annual closing event of the Poetry Slam Program was held on 07.03.2021 via Zoom. This is the first year the event has been held in an online format. As part of the program, which is sponsored by the US Embassy in Israel, the students learned the principles of “Spoken Word” – “Spoken Poetry” in English. The students were exposed to models of writing “spoken poetry”, developed thinking and writing skills in English, acquired tools for standing in front of an audience and dealing with stage fright.
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