Science Teaching Program

Regular track (with thesis)

General information and required time dedication
The regular track which includes a thesis, is intended for students who want to develop as researchers in science, mathematics, or computer science education. Students in this track are expected to dedicate full-time to their studies and research on campus. Practicing teachers are allowed to continue teaching up to 8 hours a week, not on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

 

Admission Requirements
Admission to the regular thesis-based track is based on the combination of the following factors:

  • The existence of a faculty member at the department of Science Teaching who has stated interest in excepting you to their research group.
  • Fluency in Hebrew and English.
  • Any previous teaching experience.
  • Your grades in the BSc courses.
  • Recommendation letters.
  • Results of the interview with the Board of Studies committee. It is highly recommended to prepare for this interview with the assistance of your potential academic advisor. Please declare in advance who is the faculty member with whom you have been in contact and who has stated an interest in advising you in your studies.

 

Application deadline
Application forms can be submitted between October 1st and March 31st. Late applications (i.e. after the stated deadlines), are considered in special cases only.


How to apply
Please fill out an online general application form. After submitting your application, you will receive an email indicating that the application was received. Within a couple of days, you will receive a second email with a username and a password, that gives you access to an online monitoring service where you can check the status of your application.

Non-thesis track (aka Rothschild-Weizmann Program)

General information and required time dedication
The non-thesis track (aka the Rothschild-Weizmann program) is intended for practicing physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics teachers. Students in track are required to spend all Tuesdays and Thursdays at Weizmann Institute of science for the duration of the program.


Admission Requirements

Admission to this track for practicing teachers is based on the combination of the following factors:

  • Fluency in Hebrew.
  • Previous teaching experience.
  • Your grades in the BSc courses.
  • Recommendation letters.
  • The existence of a teaching diploma.
  • Willingness of your school principal to allow you to be absent from school on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the duration of the program.
  • Results of the interview with the Board of Studies committee.

 

Application deadline
Application forms can be submitted between October 1st and March 31st. Late applications (i.e. after the stated deadlines), are considered in special cases only.


How to apply
Please fill out an online general application form. After submitting your application, you will receive an email indicating that the application was received. Within a couple of days, you will receive a second email with a username and a password, that gives you access to an online monitoring service where you can check the status of your application.


For more information
Please visit the program page via the menu on the left.