Ruth Knoller Levy
Member, Working group: Common Foundations for Non-Formal Education
Director, Content, Programs, Training and In-Service Education Division at the Ministry of Education’s Society and Youth Administration. She oversees 18 training centers for the Society and Youth Administration’s home office and districts. They serve as learning centers for the development of human capital, development of knowledge and content, and strategic planning and guidance. Currently, she is collecting the information required for formulating a concept of informal education and for the development of human capital. These are intended to promote informal education as a profession whose aim is to realize the rights of Israeli youth to a long day of education.
In her previous roles with the Ministry of Education, she served as the national supervisor for professional development for the Content, Programs, Training and In-Service Education Division in the Ministry of Education’s Society and Youth Administration; she directed the National School for Education and Youth Employees at the Shane Seminary. She also coordinated the Leisure Culture Committee which, in 2012, formulated policy recommendations on this topic for the director-general of the Ministry of Education; she was also a member of the Committee for a Systemic Approach to Education for Values.
She was co-founder of the Center for Youth Leadership in Israel which established a school for leadership and culture and a teachers’ center. Prior to that she was the spokesperson and public relations manager for the Eretz Israel Museum in Tel Aviv and was involved in the development and delivery of training content at the museum’s exhibitions.
She holds a BA and an MA in history of the Jewish people from Tel Aviv University as well as a teaching certificate. She is a graduate of the Mandel Institute’s School for Educational Leadership.
Updated until: 2020