LSJS

LSJS’s mission is to provide an exciting and engaging Jewish educational experience in the UK. We model excellence in Jewish Education and train and develop inspirational teachers and educational leaders, enabling them to have a transformative impact on our schools and communities

University graduates who are interested in a career in teaching can choose from a number of different options provided by the LSJS Jewish Teacher Training Partnership (JTTP), which was ranked outstanding by OFSTED in November 2018. Training is available for aspiring teachers of Jewish studies and secular subjects, at both primary and secondary level.
We offer both SCITT (School Centred Initial Teacher Training), a full-time, one-year course, as well as School Direct Primary and School Direct Secondary, in conjunction with lead schools, Wolfson Hillel and Yavneh College where trainees are part of a teaching team in a school from ‘Day 1’ . At Secondary level, trainees can specialise in Jewish Studies, Mathematics, Science and Modern Foreign Languages ( Modern Hebrew, French, Spanish, German).
NEW for 2020: Teach to Lead - a full time, two-year, paid, training course for high-flying, aspiring leaders of our community who want to make a difference to the lives of young people as well as receive high-level mentoring to ensure their career gets the best start.

The LSJS BA (Hons) in Jewish Education, validated by Middlesex University, is available as a part-time programme, both on-campus and online. Suitable for recent school leavers as well as mature students and career changers, the programme provides an excellent foundation for careers in education and related fields.

The MA in Jewish Education, validated by Middlesex University, can be studied part-time over two years, either on campus or online. The programme is suitable for rabbis, school teachers and leaders, informal educators and others involved in education, and enables them to develop the skills and knowledge to improve their schools and communities and progress their careers as educational leaders.

For more informatin about the different Degree and Teacher Training programmes and to see if you qualify, please contact Jane.clist@lsjs.ac.uk or phone 020 8203 6427.

The LSJS Adult Education programme includes a range of innovative, accessible and rigorous Jewish adult education programmes, with daytime and evening options.

 The LSJS Adult Education programme includes a range of innovative, accessible and rigorous Jewish adult education programmes, with daytime and evening options. Lectures include the LSJS Modern Jewish Literature ‘book club’, lectures on Tanach, Jewish Thought, Philosophy and Jewish History, and more.

Special lecturers include Senior Rabbi of the S&P Community, Rabbi Joseph Dweck, LSJS President Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis and visiting scholars from Israel. LSJS also offers 10 levels of Hebrew Ulpan, catering to complete beginners to advanced students.

LSJS offer special Jewish themed Museum Tours at the British Museum, British Library and National Portrait Gallery, which are hugely popular. Tours take on the themes of Purim, Pesach, Chanukah, Tisha’ Be’Av,  The Ten Lost Tribes and Famous Jewish People. Tours are open to the public via our booking website, or private tours for groups, private parties etc.

All lectures can be booked online at www.lsjs.ac.uk or by phone on 020 8203 6427 and attended as a complete series or on a lecture-by-lecture basis.

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