The arena where socio-economic differences can be reduced is in the workforce. The occupational skills that education provides are the integral tools to success for the individual as well as for strengthening the community.
Education is the key to reducing socio-economic differences. A high standard educational system promises to the attainment of occupational skills and social obligation, and so contributes to the continued growth of the Israeli society.
- Making training for the purpose of lucrative employment more accessible to the religious population, while at the same time providing the highest standard of spiritual education
- Increasing employment opportunities, along side teaching, education, and improved employment capabilities
- Improving the quality of life of the family and community
- Improving the economic capabilities of the individual as well as the community
- Operating a system for the placement of graduates
- Assistance, support and advancement of graduates throughout their first year of employment
- Promoting, creating and keeping places of employment that enable working while at the same time adhering to a religious life style.
How Do You Turn A Plan Into Something of Value?
Educational undertakings at complementary, supportive levels increase their effectiveness as well as creating a new dialogue in the school, family and social systems.
The first level: Increasing the accessibility of training and education for the purpose of lucrative employment by reinforcing the educational infrastructure as well as improving the personal achievements of each and every individual.
Increasing the employment opportunities of the individual by developing numerous and varied teaching courses to upgrade the level of employment.
The second level: Strengthening the individual and developing social leadership and human resources by means of a training program that combines the teaching of life skills, relevant tools and expertise to successfully be part of the workforce as well as to be a significant member of society.
The third level: "An Active Community" – the students, the parents, the staff, the community leaders and partners turn something of value into a plan to strengthen the socio-economic resolve of the orthodox sector.
Using the "fan model" in which each level multiplies the force that creates the critical dimension needed for significant change; the creation of a new language and dialogue supported by the necessary tools in a supportive community climate; not just another collection of projects and plans but a process producing change.
Educational achievement on a methodical axis leading to lucrative employment.
Afik provides an answer for the need of girls who are not able to take part in continued studies. Afik is a one-year vocational training course offering an employment anchor as well as the opportunity to be part of the workforce with genuine earning abilities and a base for vocational advancement. The importance of the program stems from the integration of a vocational framework with one of education and values. The educational framework brings continuity and strength to their identity as religious women. The school's enrichment program helps develop life skills and the workshops provide important and relevant knowledge to the implementation of the process.