The School for Professional Specialization

Teaching in academia demands specialization. This demand and the commitment for achieving it are the basis of the studies in MOFET’s School for Professional Specialization.

Target audience: Academic staff members, in teacher education institutes, who wish to foster their expertise and advance in academia by means of study, participation in a fruitful peer-community, and an established guidance up their academic career.


  • Teaching, Guidance and Mentoring;
  • Research and Writing;
  • Academic Management and Entrepreneurship;
  • The Development of an Academic Career.

Main goals:

  • Striving towards expertise and professional-academic development;
  • Encouraging career-long learning;
  • Developing learning and research communities;
  • Encouraging initiatives for fostering a culture of growth in academic institutions.


  • Plenary sessions: Lectures and discussions; broadening the theoretical basis of educational thought and action; enrichment of varied and up-to-date knowledge in the relevant fields.
  • Small group meetings: Discussing dilemmas and problems raised by the participants; sharing information; analyzing events and solving problems; designing projects; research and writing; peer learning.
  • Practicum: Guided experiential workshops; PBL; group and individual counseling; experiencing unique learning environments.
  • Study tours: Visits to institutions with innovative learning environments and meetings with position holders.
  • Personal guidance: A team of mentors accompanies the participants in their work and in the process of their professional growth.