UJA Toronto has invested in advanced equipment for physics and chemistry laboratories for all of the high schools in Eilat. 2,541 pupils are currently direct involved in STEM education programs in Eilat/Eilot. 16 teachers trained to teach advanced science. 9 college students mentored in high schools. 9 students are enrolled in a program to train science teachers at the Ben Gurion University Eilat campus.
24 science teachers participated in in-service training. 9 Masters students are currently enrolled in teacher training program for science teachers at BGU campus Eilat.
30 high school pupils have trained to become science instructors in after-school science and technology programs. 80 elementary school children are taking part in these programs. Students from high schools in Eilat and CHAT in Toronto participated in 2 joint programs in Israel.
Sderot ranks top among all towns in southern Israel for matriculation pass rates. In Sderot, 360 kindergarten children take part in the Robomath program. 500 elementary school children are enjoying the use of five new science laboratories. 200 junior high and high school pupils took part in a research-oriented math program. 20 math teachers in elementary and high schools are taking part in in-service training.
100 pupils from underprivileged backgrounds in Bat Yam – Ethiopian immigrants and native Israelis– enjoyed additional science programming at the local Centre for Excellence. Prior to UJA Federation’s involvement, not a single Ethiopian child took part in this program.
50 Ethiopian immigrant high school pupils received electronic notebooks, a compulsory piece of equipment. they would otherwise be unable to afford.
10,000 students annually attend science programs at the Sydney Warren Science Education. 100 high school students are complete their matriculation in sciences The format of the centre is being duplicated throughout the northern region with the help of Berrie, UJIA and Rashi Foundation.
Six professionals from various industries are mentors to Eilat’s FIRST robotics team, which has twice won the Israeli competition and also took first place in the Rookies Division in the 2015 world championship in St Louis. Teams from Eilat and CHAT High School provide support to one another in their local and international competitions.
Over 50 students from northern Israel, including a team from Emeq H’Chula regional high school, are part of robotics teams that enter to compete in the international FIRST Robotics Competition. FIRST Robotics Competition the ultimate Sport for the Mind, Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology.
Six professionals from various industries are mentors to Eilat’s FIRST robotics team, which has twice won the Israeli competition and also took first place in the Rookies Division in the 2015 world championship in St Louis. Teams from Eilat and CHAT High School provide support to one another in local and international competitions.