Novinky ORT

  • Jan 20., 2020
    Dreidel competition title shared after close-fought contest / A Bluetooth-enabled dreidel, a dreidel phone app and a design constructed on a 3D printer were among the innovative entries to ORT’s 2019 Chanukah dreidel-design competition.
  • Dec 20., 2019
    Next stop China for Kiev robotics team / A group of ORT students from Ukraine will travel to China next week to take part in an international robotics competition.
  • Feb 20., 2019
    Teenager’s energy-generating doors secure Ukraine patent / A Ukrainian teenager has celebrated becoming the first student in the history of his school to receive a patent from a prestigious national technology institution. · More
  • Feb 3., 2019
    ORT receives prestigious humanitarian award / ORT is honored to have been presented with a prestigious humanitarian award given in memory of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. The organization was chosen as a recipient of the Let Freedom Ring Award, acknowledging our commitment to equality in education and our efforts to bridge the gap between ability and opportunity. · More
  • Jan 13., 2019
    UNESCO highlights Israeli students’ peace efforts / Students from a World ORT Youth Village in Israel have secured what is thought to be a world first after their peace-making efforts were acknowledged at a major international forum. · More
  • Dec 5., 2018
    ORT to receive Let Freedom Ring Award / ORT is to be honoured with a prestigious humanitarian award presented by one of the world’s leading social justice campaigners. · More
  • Dec 5., 2018
    ORT to receive Let Freedom Ring Award / ORT is to be honoured with a prestigious humanitarian award presented by one of the world’s leading social justice campaigners. · More
  • Jul 15., 2018
    ORT Launches its International Alumni Network / World ORT is delighted to announce the launch of the ORT Alumni Network, an initiative to create a community of ORT graduates around the world. · More
  • Jun 17., 2018
    ORT Students Bring New Torah to CIM-ORT / ORT students in Mexico are not only taught to aim high, work hard and achieve their goals, but they are also taught to have pride in their Jewish identity. This spirit was just recently demonstrated for a wonderful purpose, where senior high school students started a minyan for Shacharit – morning prayers – on Mondays and Thursdays at Colegio Israelita de México ORT (CIM-ORT). And, drawn to the unifying and tranquil prayer environment, the number of enthusiastic students attending has been increasing. · More
  • May 24., 2018
    Three ORT Educators Receive Coveted Cisco Award / An important aspect of the World ORT educational network in Russia is its focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) instruction. With an economy driven by technological advances and the information technology sector in Russia rapidly accelerating its development, ORT programs and courses provide students with relevant skills and an edge for the competitive employment market. · More
  • May 24., 2018
    What is the role for educators in the fourth industrial revolution? / In recent years new technologies and online connectivity have introduced considerable changes to our daily lives, including how we work and study. And it’s likely that new technologies will continue to transform how we live for years to come. · More
  • Jan 5., 2018
    Restore the glory days of technology education, Israel urged / Israel must restore technological education to the level it enjoyed a generation ago if it is to win the battle against poverty and inequality, World ORT Director General and CEO Avi Ganon says. · More
  • Dec 25., 2017
    A risk worth taking: ORT trains human rights workers in Mexico / The murder of a journalist in front of children and parents at a Christmas party at his son’s school is the latest example of why Mexico is considered to be one of the deadliest countries for journalists. Thanks to a $1 million grant from USAID, ORT University Mexico is working towards improving the situation. · More
  • Dec 5., 2017
    ORT school “most modern” in Lithuania – survey / The ORT Sholom Aleichem School has been named the most modern school in Lithuania in an annual survey published by the country’s education magazine, Reitingai. · More
  • Oct 25., 2017
    ORT building communities in Ukraine “has lessons for America” / American Jewish communities could learn from what World ORT is doing to ensure the future of Jewish communities in Ukraine and Russia, according to Susan Goldman, Immediate Past President of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts. · More
  • Oct 1., 2017
    ORT connects Jews to their heritage and to each other / World ORT students’ enthusiasm for learning and for being Jewish made a big impact on the members of ORT America’s mission to Russia. · More
  • Sep 25., 2017
    ORT school joins Mexico quake relief effort / The CIM ORT community – including kindergarten and primary children – swelled the ranks of volunteers helping Mexico recover from two devastating earthquakes. · More
  • Sep 20., 2017
    A Rosh Hashana Message from World ORT President Dr Conrad Giles / ORT had barely been established in St Petersburg when a poor Jewish family in the Pale of Settlement sent their son to Bialystok in the hope of an education. But a quota had been placed on Jews in schools and the boy was unable to enrol. Without the money for a private tutor the boy’s future looked bleak. Fortunately, three educated men were found who each volunteered some of their spare time to teach him. After five years he left for the Goldene Medina and became a successful lawyer. · More
  • Jul 17., 2017
    Making the desert bloom with robots / The study of robotics has blossomed in the desert town of Dimona since World ORT extended its programme of quality STEM-related extra-curricular activities there – and the evidence was seen in England when 22 World ORT students competed at the FIRST Lego League International Open Championship at the University of Bath last week. · More
  • Jul 15., 2017
    ORT students join a Papal initiative for peace / Fears of increasing extremism, polarisation and populism dominate the news but World ORT students are bucking the trend by taking part in an exciting international initiative aimed at fostering tolerance, communication and pluralism. · More
  • Jul 14., 2017
    ORT Uruguay bridges Latin America and Australia / ORT Uruguay’s Australian Studies Centre has been hailed for boosting cooperation between Australian and Latin American universities. · More
  • May 24., 2017
    Choose science! Nobel laureate tells ORT students / What the world needs now is more scientists, Nobel laureate Professor Daniel Shechtman told excited students at the Lauder-ORT Jewish School in Bulgaria. Professor Shechtman, an Honorary Chair of World ORT’s Academic Advisory Council, was in Bulgaria to open the Sofia Science Festival where he delivered the keynote address on Technological Entrepreneurship – Key to World Peace and Prosperity. He also met President Rumen Radev after which the Bulgarian head of state committed the country to deepen its relations with Israel in the fields of education, innovation, technology and agriculture. · More
  • May 21., 2017
    Hodayot Youth Village – a school with a soul / How do you help children find their way into an adult world which has always let them down? A programme to provide horses for Israel’s police force is one solution for students at World ORT’s Hodayot Youth Village. Children with emotional problems join peers on the school’s unique police studies track to look after and train the horses for three years at which point they are handed over to the police for active service. · More
  • May 19., 2017
    From computer literacy and technology integration to transformation of the educational process within a school / Article by Grigory Vodopyan (ORT de Gunzburg School, St Petersburg) and PhD. Alexander Uvarov (Computing Center, Russian Academy of Sciences) published in the Educational methodical journal for teachers of computer science “Informatics” #05 (687), 1-31.05.2016, September First Publishing House LTD, Moscow. Read the full article in Russian here This article describes ORT de Gunzburg School’s practice of executing the transformation of the entire educational process with an aim to achieve the result where each and every high school student understands computer science at a level allowing them to progress into further study in higher education establishments without having to take other courses. Transformation of the learning process and achievement of the goal was made possible by making the learning process individualised. · More
  • May 15., 2017
    Teaching children to be engineers of change / Entrepreneurial skills are more important than ever – and World ORT hopes that a new pilot programme will take the teaching of such skills from the margins to the mainstream of its international school network. Teachers from five ORT schools in Mexico and Europe have spent this week in Israel with colleagues from three of the country’s World ORT schools learning how to introduce teenagers to the world of technological innovation and entrepreneurship. · More
  • May 10., 2017
    Kfar Silver students are cracking physicists! / When it comes to physics, the students and staff at Kfar Silver Youth Village go for gold. Their uncompromising quest for excellence in science saw them win Israel’s national “safe-cracking” competition in what was only their second attempt. And they fought off tough competition from the United States, United Kingdom and other countries when the “safe” they designed took them to fourth position at the Shalheveth Freier International Physics Tournament. · More
  • Apr 25., 2017
    A question for Yom HaShoah – what have we learned? / As a child hiding from her would-be murderers in Nazi-occupied Belgium, Charlotte de Grunberg used to watch the trains leave town and disappear into the distance envying their freedom, not knowing the terrible cargo they carried. · More