Beit-Zipora Learning and Enrichment Center for Immigrant Children

Beit-Zipora Learning and Enrichment Center for Immigrant Children – Learning and Enrichment Center for Immigrant Children in Cooperation with The Elie Wiesel Foundation

 

 

 

The Ashkelon Foundation, together with the Elie Wiesel Foundation, established Beit-Zipora Learning and Enrichment Center for Immigrant Children a unique learning center for approximately 350 Ethiopian immigrant students. The Elie Wiesel Foundation renovated one building and built a new wing containing 12 classrooms and provided the furniture and 35 computer stations. Students from the first through sixth grades participate in the Center’s programs five days per week, arriving at the Center directly from school via special buses.

 

Following a hot meal, Beit-Zipora Learning and Enrichment Center for Immigrant Children students receive extra learning assistance from professionally trained teachers, the best in Ashkelon, to enhance their educational achievements. Subjects taught include Mathematics, Hebrew, English, Reading Comprehension and Computers as well as cultural enrichment studies.

It is noteworthy that the principals of the education system’s day schools report on the outstanding achievements of the students who participate in Beit-Zipora Learning and Enrichment Center for Immigrant Children program. They relate this success to the hard work and effort of the teaching staff and administration and the high standards of the program.

In view of the great success of Beit-Zipora Learning and Enrichment Center for Immigrant Children, the Foundation is now considering plans to build another study center for an additional 300 immigrant and veteran Israeli children . In the very near future we will be advertising a tender for the building of a new wing.

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