Kav Mashve: Career Training Program for Arab High School Stu...

Kav Mashve: Career Training Program for Arab High School Students

The Career Training Program for Arab High School Students is built on 4 hours in 10th grade, 16 hours in 11th grade and 21.5 hours in 12th  grade for career development program which targets Arab high school seniors throughout Israel. Each participating school will select students based on their interest in pursuing higher education and their ability to benefit from the career training program.
This program assists Arab high school students to start their career planning process prior to either selecting a college major or applying to a particular college or university, thus increasing the likelihood that greater numbers of these young adults will make academic and career decisions which will later allow them to secure employment within the Israeli business sector.
Program Goals  
•To expose Arab high school seniors to information that will enable them to            
•Properly select their college major based on their individual interests and talents as well as on employment potential.                            
•Understand career paths and know how to prepare for them.              
•Understand that due to existing obstacles that they must excel and persevere.  
•Gain knowledge about high-demand academic institutions and professions and learn about college admission requirements and the demands of the Israeli business world                                    
•Gain inter-cultural awareness which will assist them in transitioning into western oriented academic and business cultures
•Become empowered by developing personal, academic and career aspirations and gaining skills to actualize these aspirations.

 
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IMPLEMENTORS
Kav Mashve
Kav Mashve's vision is to promote a business environment that is open and provides equal opportunity to Arab university graduates, thus substantially increasing the number of Arab graduates employed in businesses (both private and public) in suitable positions and with appropriate compensation Kav Mashve was established in response to the grim reality of low employment rates of Arab college graduates in professional positions in Israel's business community. Kav Mashve believes that incre ...
Ministry of Education
The Israeli formal education system includes two separate education streams - a Hebrew-speaking and an Arabic speaking Educational streams, both including state funded public schools. The structure and curricula of the Arabic speaking schools is very similar to those of the Hebrew-speaking schools as far as math, science, English etc. are concerned, with appropriate adjustments to fit the different languages, cultures and religions as far as the study of the humanities is concerned. At the end o ...
Authority for the Economic Development of the Minority Sectors in the Prime Minister's Office
The Authority for the Economic Development of the Arab, Druze and Circassian Sectors was established by power of a Government Resolution (No. 1204, February 15, 2007).   The purpose of the Authority is to maximize the economic potential of the Arab, Druze and Circassian population by encouraging the economic and business activity within these communities, and integrating them into the national economy.   Furthermore, the Authority engages in coordination, integration and foll ...
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Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

Website: http://www.juf.org/