#20 Beit Berl, Oranim and IDC Herzliya - July 2018

Meeting Objectives

  • Review the status of the 5 modules.
  • Provide an analysis of the data collected from the faculty and student questionnaires.
  • Present the format of the final report.
  • Understand what is required from each partner for the final report, including the financial report.
  • Present and discuss a template for the Sustainability Report.
  • Showcase the dissemination of TeachEx thus far and understand what is missing.


08:30-09:00 Gathering
09:00-09:30 Opening
09:30-10:00 Welcome and introduction to Beit Berl College - Prof. Tamar Ariav, President of Beit Berl College
10:00-11:45 Special Projects and Teaching Methods at Beit Berl College
11:45-12:15 Library Building Tour, including a visit to the new video filming and editing studio for faculty
12:15-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30 Modules: what next?
14:30-14:45 Coffee break
14:45-15:15 Student video testimonials
15:15-16:15 MOOCs workshop
16:15-16:30 Wrap up and close
18:30 Consortium dinner
09:00-17:00 'Creativity in Teaching' Conference at Oranim College
08:00-08:30 Gathering
08:30-10:00 Quality Assurance of the modules
10:00-11:00 Financial reporting workshop
11:00-11:15/11:30 Coffee break
11:15/11:30-12:00 Final project report
12:00-12:15 Draft template of the Sustainability Report
12:15-12:30 Project dissemination
12:20-12:45 Last consortium meeting: 8-9 October at Bezalel in Jerusalem
12:45-13:00 Wrap up and Close


  • Discussed the current status of the five modules and agreed on next steps.
  • Reviewed existing student testimonials and agreed on the format.
  • Addressed the requirements of the financial report, as presented to the consortium by the project’s auditor, Mr. Elad Yifrach.
  • Presented and discussed the data resulting from the modules’ questionnaires. The consortium agreed that each module lead will provide a brief report on the data findings and a table responding to the reviewer’s comments.
  • Briefly presented final project report – agreed to share with consortium draft #1 on week commencing 30 September 2018.
  • Discussed the sustainability plan of TeachEx and the CTE’s. Agreed to integrate components to the plan and share with the consortium thereafter to continue the discussion.
  • Agreed to complete the table of dissemination events by adding content to existing entries.
  • Agreed to host the last consortium meeting in Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem on 8-9 October 2018. Agreed to focus on the following:
    • Session 1: Discussion focused on Data, Impact, and Sustainability
    • Session 2: Round-table discussion (by invitation only) involving policy makers in the Council of Higher Education and senior leadership (presidents/vice-presidents and/or provosts) of HEI’s in Israel. The round-table could be moderated by the National Union of Israeli Students.

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