Description of the program

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Management of Educational Systems

Description of the program

  • The entire program includes 44 semester credits within two years of study. 
  • In addition students will be requested to participate in a practicum of one day a week during one semester of the second year.
  • Please note: Although participation in practicum is not an admission requirement for the study program, students who will register for practicum and have fulfilled all other entrance requirements will be given priority.
  • The program includes required courses, electives and seminars from three divisions.

A: Management and Organizational Development
This series of courses deals with aspects of management such as marketing, information systems, legal issues, economic issues and organizational behavior. The courses in this division concentrate on the way the various management issues effect the management of educational frameworks.

B: Educational Policy
The courses in this division clarify the concept “educational policy” and familiarize the student with issues related to educational policy in Israel and throughout the world. Israeli society, historical and social perspectives on educational policy, and the political and ideological causes and results of educational policy are among the issues addressed.

C: Educational Leadership
This series of courses deals with the elements connected with the role of the manager as an educational and moral leader, as a curriculum manager and initiator, as an innovator, as the leader of a team of educational workers, and as an administrator and organizer.

Study days

Classes meet two days each week.

  • In the first year (2010-11) studies will take place on Tuesday 14:00-21:00 and Thursday 16:00-21:00.
  • In addition, a summer session will be held during the first year of studies. The summer session will last for 7 weeks, one day per week, between 8:00 and 13:00.
  • During the second year of studies (2011-12), classes will meet on Tuesday, 7:45-19:00 and on Thursday, 16:00-21:00.

Students who are accepted to the program will be expected to take the full program and complete their studies within two years.