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Journal of the Forum for the Promotion of Teaching and Learning in Israel

Dear Colleagues,

The Israel Consortium of Faculty Development Centers is pleased to announce the launch of a new English language journal on teaching, learning, quality, and assessment in higher education in Israel (Hal’ah).

The work of the Israel Consortium of Faculty Development Centers focuses on the professional and academic development of the field of academic teaching in higher education in and outside Israel. Members of the Consortium represent national and international organizations devoted to the promotion of academic teaching. The Consortium promotes research on teaching and learning including joint and interdisciplinary research projects with faculty in all disciplines both in and outside Israel to beneficially impact the quality of academic teaching in universities and colleges. Partners in these collaborative projects include international groups and organizations, regulators, and students. The Consortium also organizes seminars and conferences focused on teaching and learning in higher education.  

The new journal will bring to the fore new research on teaching, learning, quality, and assessment, including innovative teaching and learning technologies. The journal will reflect global expertise and professional work in the following fields:

Specialized training

Theory and practice

Continuous improvement – platforms and domains

International community

Big picture direction and open question


Editorial Staff

Editor in Chief: Prof. Nava Ben-Zvi

Executive Committee: representatives of the Israel Consortium of Faculty Development Centers (ICFDC) and the Inter-University Center for E-learning (MEITAL).

Editorial Board: representatives of the Israel Consortium of Faculty Development Centers – in their areas of expertise.

The journal will be published twice annually. Original research papers will undergo a peer-review process. The journal will be published online.



Hal’ah publishes, after a careful peer-review process, scientific papers grounded in methodologies and theory, reflecting the full scope of areas of contemporary academic teaching and learning.

All submissions should include an abstract limited to 250 words.

All submissions should include 5-6 relevant keywords.

Manuscripts should be between 5,000 and 9,000 words, including references and footnotes.

Manuscripts should be submitted as a Word file using Times Roman 12 points.

All submitted manuscripts must be prepared in accordance with the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA; see

Manuscripts should be submitted by email to Please request confirmation that your manuscript has been received.

All submitted manuscripts will be sent out for external review by one or more anonymous referees.


We welcome your submissions.

Prof. Nava Ben-Zvi and Prof. Nitza Davidovitch

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