Program for the advancement of language skills in the
Talmud Torah preschools, and the development of
teachers' leadership skills.
Presented at the Board of Education's Conference on
Educational enrichment, May 1, 2014
The teachers learned how to
screen the children for
language difficulties and, when
necessary, refer them for a
The teachers used the
experiential, interactive method
of teaching throughout the day.
Encouraging and fostering the
participation in enrichment
Encouraging the use of toys
and books in the interaction
between parents and
1694 Children participated in program
1000+ Hours of classroom guidance
2 Mother-child language enrichment
55 Teachers participated in the program
120 Hours teachers' training workshops
Lectures and workshops for parents
• Teachers empowered through an
understanding of child development.
• Developing leadership by strengthening the
three-fold parent-child-teacher relationship.
• Providing the young child with a quality early
childhood education assures the future of
Achiya identifies the need
Creating a partnership with Joint-Ashalim; finding
additional sources of funding; choosing organization
to evaluate efficiency
Appointing steering committee, pedagogical advisory
committee, choosing schools and enrolling the
Implementing program for children ages 3-6 in two
community, under the close supervision of a
supervisor from the Board of Education.
Bringing program to the attention of the principals'
forum and supervisors from Board of Education's
Receive positive feedback from all involved parties,
including supervisors, principals, teachers and
Expansion of program, both geographically as well
as in scope of material taught.