Prof. Naama Sabar Ben-Yehoshua

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professor emerita at Tel Aviv University, was one of the founders of the International School for Jewish Peoplehood Studies at the Museum of the Jewish People (Beit Hatfutsot); until recently she headed the Chair for Jewish Education at Tel Aviv University. She is a member of the pedagogical secretariat of the Ministry of Education and serves as head of Achva College’s master’s program in Jewish Culture and its Instruction.

Her research addresses school-based curriculum development, teacher training, ethical dilemmas of teachers, Jewish education, and qualitative research methods. She served as a member of the National Taskforce for the Improvement of Education (the Dovrat Committee) and chaired the Subcommittee for Teacher Training and Professional Development.

She received a PhD in science education from Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1976.

From 2009 to 2011, she was a member of the Initiative for Applied Education Research steering committee.

(Updated  until 2014)