Materials available under "Background material" were commissioned by the Initiative and its committees and served as background for their work.
Additional background materials were not translated into English and can be read only in the Hebrew version of the website.
Moral and Character Education in the Israeli Curriculum Executive Summary
Author: Ariel Sarid
Middle schools - Characteristics and challenges: Executive summary
Author: Audrey Addi-Raccah,Hadar Biran, Shira Freedman-Goldberg
Continual Committee: Language and Literacy
Knowing mathematics well enough to teach it
Author: Debora Loewenberg Ball
Integrating content and skills in teaching history and philosophy Executive summary
Author: Yehoshua Mathias
Inequality and Education: Workshop on the relation between rising economic inequality and educational attainment and achievement
Author: The committee members
Gifted students: Executive summary
Author: Inbal Shani