New preschool standards for a new year

12.09.2021

As it does every year, September 1st marked the start of the new school year for Israeli children. This year,...

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  • Taub Center Staff

What we’ve learned about early childhood during COVID-19

30.06.2021

The COVID-19 crisis was difficult for everyone in different ways, but one group particularly affected, about which there has been...

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  • Taub Center Staff

Is attending early childhood frameworks in Israel associated with better academic achievements?

16.12.2020

Enrollment rates in early childhood education and care (ECEC) frameworks are particularly high in Israel, yet public spending on these...

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  • Taub Center Staff

Early Childhood Education and Care in Israel Compared to the OECD: Enrollment Rates, Employment Rates of Mothers, Quality Indices, and Future Achievement

05.08.2020

Executive Summary This study presents data on the characteristics of early childhood education frameworks in Israel in comparison to other...

Do the different stages of early childhood affect children differently?

01.12.2019

When researchers study inequalities in society and opportunities for social mobility, they often try to determine the sources of these...

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  • Taub Center Staff

Inequalities are created in early childhood: Early childhood poverty and future academic achievements

29.10.2019

Executive Summary The academic literature shows that the first years of life are critical in terms of brain development: until...

Executive Summary: Emerging Early Childhood Inequality: On the Relationship Between Poverty, Stress, Sensory Stimulation, and Child Development and Achievements

23.12.2018

How do experiences in early childhood impact development and achievement? The academic literature indicates that there are various ways in...

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  • Taub Center Staff

The building blocks of equal opportunity: early childhood education

13.08.2018

It is widely agreed that education is the key to future opportunities, success, and intergenerational economic mobility, and thus, that...

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  • Taub Center Staff

Emerging Early Childhood Inequality: On the Relationship between Poverty, Stress, Sensory Stimulation, and Child Development and Achievements

31.05.2018

The Taub Center gratefully acknowledges The Bernard Van Leer Foundation for its generous support of this project. This literature review,...

Household Expenditures on Preschool Education

26.12.2016

Israel's education system is, for the most part, operated and funded by the state and local authorities through the State...

Implementation of Compulsory Education Law for Ages 3-4: Challenges and Recommendations

11.03.2013

The current paper looks at the practical implications of the decision to fully implement the law.  It presents a methodology...

The State of Public Preschool Education in Israel

21.08.2012

While the importance of early childhood education for long-term success is widely known and commonly accepted, Israel’s investment in education...

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  • Taub Center Staff

Social Policy Toward Families of Working Parents with Preschool Children

03.06.1987

The proposals are mostly built with a view not to exceed the present costs of the maternity allowance program, thus...

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  • Avraham Doron Yossi Tamir Chaim Adler