A leading institution in education was founded in 1989 as an institute of Sharia and Islamic Studies and has developed as the first institution of higher education located in an Arab town in Israel that offers B.Ed and M.Ed degrees in different programs.
Al–Qasemi promotes high international standards in the development within its educational and organizational spheres. On the educational level, Al-Qasemi vision is to create an academic environment that facilitates and fosters both high quality intellectual achievement, and a culture of dialogue, in addition to formulate a national and international platform that enables multiculturalism.
The college has succeeded to pave its way and locate itself among the leading institutions due to its academic and cultural achievements. The unique vision of Al-Qasemi has proven to be successful for it provides an enlightened discourse, one that caters for the needs of all human beings irrespective of their ethnic, religious or social backgrounds.
The college has always emphasized developing human resources in the belief that enlightened societies, for the most part, are substantiated on capable and empowered individuals who are qualified to lead processes of social and cultural changes which harmonize with the college’s vision.
Since the early beginning, the college has worked to maintain excellence and high quality, in 2009 the college won the first position for the European Award (EFQM) for Excellence and Quality on the state level. In 2016, the college was given the C2E – Committed to Excellence (EFQM) award as the first Arab institution and the third one in the state, after the evaluation process via excellence of European institution module assessing different aspects: Leadership and vision, added – value for the student, fundamental and future planning, developing institutional capabilities, innovation and creativity, excellence sustainability, and human resources.
In 2017, the college was awarded the green campus status. In addition to Industry Excellence Award (Northern Region) on behalf of the Manufacturers Association of Israel that received in 2017, as well as in 2018.
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
Arabic Language and Literature
English Language and Literature
Hebrew Language and Literature
Masters of Education (M.Ed.)
Teaching and Learning programs: (Arabic, English and Hebrew Language Education, Early Childhood, and Science Education)
Islamic Studies Education
Inclusive Education for Students in Distress
Masters of Teaching (M. Teach)
Islamic Studies Education
Arabic Language Education
English Language Education
Hebrew Language Education
Computer Science Education
Further Education and Diplomas
Professional Development in Education
Innovation in Education
Group Facilitation in Parenting and Family
Group Facilitation in Inclusive Education for Students in Distress
Detecting Learning Disability
Movement and Music in Early Childhood Education
Kindergarten Teacher Assistant
Academic Services & Facilities
Dean of Students
Research & Assessment Authority
Scientific Research Center
Public Relations Office
International Relations Office
Arabic Language Academy
Al-Qasemi Journal of Islamic Studies
Jama’a Journal of Social Sciences
Resource Center for Instruction and Learning
Student Service Center (Sawiyan)
Early Childhood Development Center (Bidayat)
Parenting and Family Center
Simulation-Based Education Center
Social Involvement and Responsibility Unit
Information and Communications Technology Center (ICT)
Innovation in Education Center
Observatory Center for Space and Astronomy
Professional Development and Continuing Education Center
Al-Qasemi Alumni Association
The Courses Of: Al-Qasemi Academic College
The course staff Of Al-Qasemi Academic College
Dr. Baha Zoabi
Dr. Zoabi was recently appointed Academic Dean of the Al Qasemi Academic College of Education. After completing his doctorate in 2013, he specialized in the professional-applied field of excellence and innovation in education and leads the development of innovative courses, development of innovation arenas, development of learning materials in the context of innovative and future-oriented pedagogy in higher education and leads international conferences for researchers, teachers and students in innovation in education. Dr. Zoabi has invested much effort over the last two years in leading the "Collective Impact" in the field of innovation in Arab society with the aim of reducing gaps and exploiting the potential for creativity / innovation among students in the education system in the Arab society led by the newly established Al Qasemi - Academic College of Education.
Dr. Abeer Watted
Lecturer and researcher at Al-Qasemi Academic College of Education, head of the Center for MOOC Development, and advisor to the college president on the advancement of women. Third degree alumna from the faculty of science and technology education at the Technion. Her doctoral research focused on multi- participant online open courses (MOOCs) as the basis for projects in nanotechnology and nanosensors, examining motivation in learning and acquisition[MJ6] of knowledge. During her third-degree studies she worked as a teaching assistant on the first MOOC to be developed at the Technion, on nanotechnology and nanosensors. Dr. Watted completed her first and second degrees in the civil engineering faculty at the Technion (1998 and 2005 respectively). She completed a further second degree in science and technology education at the Technion in 2013. Dr. Watted's research focuses on: learning in MOOC environments, project-based learning (PBL), learning based on laboratory research, motivation in science learning, and innovative thought.
Professor Yoram Harpaz
Professor Yoram Harpaz is a lecturer in education at the Al Qasemi College of Education and Beit Berl In the 1970s, he studied General History and Philosophy (BA) at the Hebrew University and thought of education (Master). In the 1980s, he was a history and philosophy teacher and an educator at Boyer School. After seven years of teaching and educating, he was a reporter in the Jerusalem newspaper "Kol Ha’ir," and in 1992 was admitted into the first cycle of the Mandel School of Educational Leadership. After graduating from Mandel he worked at the Branco Weiss Institute. As part of his work there, he managed the project "Teaching and learning in the thinking community" and conducted the Institute's publications. During his work at the Institute, he traveled to Harvard University where he wrote a Ph.D. in the field of thinking education under the guidance of David Perkins and Zvi Lam. The PhD was submitted to the Hebrew University. After nine years at the Branco Weiss Institute, he joined the Mandel School of Educational Leadership faculty, and managed it from 2004 to 2006. In 2007-2015 he edited the "Echo Hahinuch" newspaper. Harpaz has published four books and articles on teaching, learning and thinking.