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”Education is the path. Man - the destination”
(A.D. Gordon)

The Gordon College of Education in Haifa ,established in 1953,is one of the oldest teacher training institutions in Israel and has been training K-12 teachers for more than 55 years.זhe college offers courses of study leading to a teaching certificate, B.Ed. and M.Ed. degrees .


Our Core Values

  • Fostering multiculturalism and acceptance of others.
  • Aspiring to social justice, humanist education, and equality as a springboard for community activism.
  • Strengthening the connection to Jewish heritage and values.
  • Integrity, dignity, and reliability, which are achieved through open communication.
  • Encouraging excellence, innovation, and creativity.
  • Creating a culture of responsibility and commitment.


Gordon Academic College is committed to ensuring that all of its students receive
the full benefit of their studies and educational experiences. In the spirit of the
college’s values, we will encourage them to be leaders and groundbreakers and to
have a macro perspective of education in their work.
Gordon Academic College will serve the education community both locally and
around the world, while imparting the generation, application, and dissemination of
knowledge. Gordon Academic College will conduct careful and valuable relevant
research to advance the education system and the enrichment of teachers, leaders,
and pupils. Gordon Academic College will be a school where lifelong learning and
professional growth and development take place, encouraging community involvement
among all of its graduates, employees, and education professionals, from diverse ethnic,
cultural and social backgrounds.


Public figures and educators serve on the governing board of Gordon College


Dr.Aharon Bar-Oz

Chairman of the governing board of Gordon College
Born in Iraq immigrated to Israel 1936
Graduated University of Haifa
High school principal
Past president of teacher union council
Chairman secondary school organization
Israel representative to international education conferences Honored by the government of France and the city of Haifa for outstanding contribution in the field of education.




Prof.Yecheskel Taler

President  - זhe Gordon Academic College of Education
Born in Poland immigrated to Israel 1947
Graduated Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ph.D University of Pittsburgh U.S.A
Founder of Haifa University
Deputy chairman Council of higher Education of Israel
Chairman Israel prize (2005-2007)
Head of Social Work School Haifa university
Member Haifa University senate

cairman of The foundation of Holocaust Victims


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