Prof. Malka Margalit to receive Israel Prize in Education
Prof. emeritus of TAU’s Jaime and Joan Constantiner School of Education will receive the prestigious award this spring
The Israeli Minister of Education has announced that Prof. Malka Margalit will receive the Israel Prize in Education for her lifelong, groundbreaking work in the field.
Prof. Margalit began teaching at Tel Aviv University in 1975 and went on to serve as the head of the Jaime and Joan Constantiner School of Education, from 2000 until 2004.
In her research, Prof. Margalit examines developmental aspects of hope and loneliness and the impact of emotions and motivation on adaptive development among children and adults with typical development and with common disabilities such as learning disabilities and ADHD.. Her studies identify and examine methods for promoting effective coping, enhancing personal strength and reframing difficulties into challenges including the support of technology to enhance growth and resilience.