Special Series: Informal education in the Israeli-Palestinian context - 2010
by Daoud Kuttab
In the first article in a CGNews series on informal education in the Israeli-Palestinian context, media professional Daoud Kuttab explains why it is especially important for Palestinian children to have access to appropriate TV programming.
(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 24 December 2009) 
by Mike Prashker
Values educator Mike Prashker explains why both formal and informal education are important, in this second article in the CGNews special series on informal education in the Israeli-Palestinian context.
(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 24 December 2009) 
by Gomer Ben Moshe
In the third article in our series on informal education and its role in the Israeli-Palestinian relationship, Israeli midwife Gomer Ben Moshe describes how video sharing websites like YouTube are teaching people about the “other” realities that never appear in the mainstream media. Be sure to watch this week’s CGNews featured video to see the author in action.(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 14 January 2010) 
by Rami Mehdawi
In the fourth article in the series on informal education in the Palestinian-Israeli context, Palestinian social entrepreneur Rami Mehdawi considers the potential of new media to consolidate the Palestinian quest for an independent state.
(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews) 14 January 2010) 
by Nilly Venezia
In our fifth article on informal education in the Israeli-Palestinian context, multicultural dialogue facilitator Nilly Venezia discusses the pivotal role that books, films and television programmes play in shaping our feelings and attitudes towards the Other.
(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 21 January 2010) 
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