In July 2019, we held the final event -summarizing our two year journey together, and announced the winner, the group that won the pesonalization in education challenge – Tailor-ED, which has won a million shekels prize and the opportunity to implement their solution in 30 schools in the periphery of Israel. The event was attended by hundreds of attendees, seniors in the high-tech and education fields, Eli Horowitz, CEO of the Trump Foundation for Education, Meirav Zariv, head of the R&D Division of the Ministry of Education, the team of researchers led by NYU professor Yoav Bergner and Prof. Rivka Vademani, our pioneer teachers, our dear seven groups, and other friends and partners.
In January 2018, we launched the P.I.E Challenge in an event that was held at the Tel Aviv-Jaffa Stock Exchange.
The event was attended by Nir Lampert, Chairman of the 8200 Alumni Association,
Eli Horowitz, CEO of the Trump Foundation for Education,
as well as other friends and partners.
An evening that was held at the Microsoft compound in Herzliya Pituach, in which we met the “P.I.E Challenge” participants, board members, mentors, support bodies, and accompanying experts. The selected groups presented the personalized solutions that were developed, and it was clear how much thought, creativity and seriousness were invested. We would like to thank each and every one who took part in this evening and to our dear partners in implanting the personalization in education revolution in Israel!
Throughout the pilot year, our pioneer teachers, the P.I.E Challenge team, Geula Sever, the Pedagogical Leader of the P.I.E Challenge on behalf of the Ministry of Education, and our groups were invited to present and speak about the challenge, personalized learning and the different personalized learning solutions. We presented at numerous conferences and events, from one’s that was held by the Ministry of Education, to various Ed-TECH conferences, the National Center for Mathematics, Technology Conferences, Municipal Excellent conferences for school principal around the country and many more.
Workshops held once a month for our groups, on diverse topics, depending on the development of the product and the pilots in the schools` From Recruiting, Getting to know the world of investors, personalized learning in the world, preparing for pitching, the Ed-TECH market in Israel and more. The workshops were delivered by senior officials in the various fields, from Israel and abroad,.
In April 2019, an exclusive evening was held at the Urban Place offices in Tel-Aviv, where our teams presented the personalized learning solutions they’ve developed to a small group of investors and our board members. At the end of the event, we raised a toast for the spring holiday (Passover), to a life full of innovations, leaving the familiar behind and promoting change and development.
The third meeting of the Personalization in Education series in collaboration with Wize !, held at Madison Square Garden, Herzliya.
We heard a fascinating lecture on motivation and human behavior from the one and only, the man and the legend, Professor Dan Arieli,
a board member of the P.I.E Challenge, a faculty member at Duke University and a leading expert in the field of psychology and behavioral economics.
A significant week of work at the Google Launchpad, where all groups were closely accompanied by mentors, consulting, design, UX / UI, marketing tools, branding, programming, strategic plan and more. All with the aim of promoting the personalized learning solutions before entering the schools.
The workshop was about “Getting to Know the Customer” and was held by good and inspiring people who helped the groups deepen their familiarity with their main client – the teacher. We met with Niv and Eddie Fishman (5 unit math teachers at the Lady Davis School) who shared the experience of technological pilots in the classroom. We also met Avishay Friedler (Israel Digital and Mentor in Challenge) who shared insights about “do and don’ts” about building a pilot. At the end, we met Yuval Brenner, CEO of Crambola, who reminded the groups intensively and determinedly about the importance of “authentic” listening to the customer. In addition, our dear partners from “Shibolet” joined the event to support the groups in legal and financial matters.
In October 2018, we held a record event in which the pioneering teachers, that are taking a lead part in the pilot programs, who came from all over the country, gathered together with the Ministry of Education, supporting bodies, board members, mentors and start-ups. We would like to thank to all those who came to the event, and especially to our teachers, representatives in the field, who are working to promote the personalization revolution in Israel. You are the heart of the P.I.E Challenge!