Professor Anat Zohar

Faculty Member

Professor Anat Zohar is a professor at the school of education of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. From 2006-2009 she served as the chairperson of the Pedagogical Secretariat at the Ministry of Education. In this capacity she led a process of educational change in the Israeli education system whose main emphasis was on the integration of thinking and understanding in the various school subjects (the “Pedagogical Horizon” program). Her areas of academic expertise include: science teaching, learning and instruction, the development of students’ thinking, metacognition, teachers’ professional development in the context of teaching thinking, gender and science learning, gender and education for the gifted, bridging the gap between educational policy and changes in learning and instruction, and how to integrate educational projects in the field of developing students’ thinking for the entire system. To Professor Anat Zohar's website