Innovating

Boys Town Jerusalem is one of the foremost technological training centres, here are just some of the amazing opportunities your support makes possible.

The College of Applied Engineering (CAE)

IMG_0495◊  established in partnership with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in 1970

◊  students defer their IDF service for two years to work towards a Bachelor’s Degree in electronic engineering. Upon completion, they enter the IDF as trained engineers

◊  in 2007, Boys Town Jerusalem joined the IDF’s distinguished Shachak Programme, which selects students to be trained for Air Force electronics engineers

◊ three years later, Boys Town Jerusalem was appointed to the IDF’s Marom Programme where they graduates apply their expertise to cutting edge systems such as Iron Dome

Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Technology (CIT)

◊  one of the first schools in the world to introduce the CIT curriculum in 1985

◊  IMG_6138the programme combines technological subjects into one broad course of study

◊  graduates are able to step into virtually any field of technology

◊  a number of students’  CIT projects have gained national acclaim competitions

CISCO Regional Networking Academy

◊  in 2000, Boys Town became Israel’s and the Middle-East’s first schools designated as a centre of instruction for CISCO

◊  Boy Town’s students consistently outperform test-takers worldwideIMG_6422

◊  a number of the current graduates are in the final stages of becoming CISCO Certified Network Associates

Open Source Computer Operating Systems

◊  in 2011, Boys Town Jerusalem was selected by the Ministry of Education to pioneer the “Open Source Computer Operating Systems” (the Oracle Corporation’s “OpenSolaris”)

◊  it is Israel’s only high school licensed to prepare students in both CISCO and ORACLE systems

The First Lego League (FLL)

◊  Boys Town Jerusalem has been participating in the FLL since 2009 and have won several prizes over the years

◊  this extracurricular activity forms part of the school’s popular top-level robotics classes

 Click here to see footage from the FLL competition