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The C2City Knowledge Center is led by experts engaged in developing a diverse set of tools and materials, culminating in a knowledge portfolio that supports the set-up of a full-blown Education City.  These materials explore the theoretical, pedagogical, economic, organizational, and ethical facets of the Education City concept.

Jisr e-Zarka: A Sea of Education

Case study

Michal Fox, Mustafa Shalata and Eran Ben Yamini

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"There is not a bad child, there is a child in a bad situation"

- Janusz Korczak

The Jisr e-Zarka case is one the most challenging projects we are involved in. The Israeli-Arab township is in a deplorable socio-economic state. The head of the authority is determined to make dramatic progress  - by applying the Education City model. How can it be done?

Systematic change in a weakened community can only be realized through the creation of relationships and interactions between education, economics, and society.

Education is the principal engine for change. Through the ripple effect, the change will influence all aspects of life.

There is great importance in the use of heritage, narrative and local resources. In the case of Jisr e-Zarka, the societal and familial heritage and the wonderful natural resources of its surroundings were essential components of the change.

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