Rabbi David Meyer is the Executive Director of PaJeS. He was previously the Executive Headteacher of Hasmonean High School, after having been Head of the Boys’ School. Under his leadership the school was assessed as outstanding in all categories by both Ofsted and Pikuach. He has qualifications in Jewish Studies and Education and an MBA in Marketing. At Hasmonean, he founded the Department for Informal Jewish Education and devised and implemented the Sixth Form Jewish Studies Programme. He is the Rabbinical Director of the Jewish Association for Business Ethics, and co-authored the Money & Morals curriculum. He was a senior lecturer on the Aish Hatorah Discovery seminar, has developed curricula for Yad Vashem and directed the Israel Fellowships programme.
At the end of November PaJeS convened a 24-hour residential seminar for Headteachers, sponsored by UJIA Ashdown. 28 Heads attended – a remarkable number considering how busy they are. They represented a wide spectrum of schools, both secondary and primary, and came from different strands of the community. The aim of the seminar was to […]Read more »
On Tuesday 16th June, PaJeS held its 5th annual Primary Ivrit Conference at the London School of Jewish Studies, Wohl Campus for Jewish Education. We were delighted to welcome 52 Ivrit teachers from 26 Jewish primary schools to an engaging day of presentations and workshops. We were particularly pleased that our presenters included two of […]Read more »
On Monday 29th June, PaJeS held an Ofsted workshop for nine headteachers. Helena Cohen, Headteacher of Beis Yaakov Primary School, introduced the morning by describing how she prepared for the school’s recent inspection, including preparing governors, staff, parents and children by holding mock interviews and carrying out evaluations. Sheree Oxenham from Clore Shalom School said that it was “great to […]Read more »
On the 13th May 2015 PaJeS held its fourth evening of training workshops for governors of Jewish schools, hosted at the offices of Grant Thornton in Euston. 63 governors from 25 different schools attended and there was a lively buzz of conversation and excitement throughout the evening. The workshops included a session by Clare Collins […]Read more »