Leadership and Teacher Development

The Leadership and Teacher Development project is a comprehensive teacher education reform in the West Bank and Gaza, Palestine. The project aims to improve classroom instruction, policies within the Ministry of Education departments, and enhance pre-service teacher education. The Center for International Education (CIE) was awarded a $1 million from AMIDEAST, with USAID West Bank & Gaza funding to help implement enhancement programs such as the Teacher Education Enhancement Program and strategic planning at Al-Azhar University in Gaza. The CIE team visits Palestine to deliver workshops to teacher educators as well as collaborate with ministry officials.

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November 1, 2012 to September 30, 2016


United States

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Gretchen Rossman

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Joe Berger

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College of Education/Educational Policy, Research & Administration/Center for International Education

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