Devora Fried

Devora Fried
Director, Planning for Young Children

Devora Fried joined the clinic in early 2017 as an early childhood development consultant for the Urban 95 cm project. Devora is a faculty member in Early Childhood Development studies within the "Schwartz Program" at the Berwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (from 1989 until today) guides graduate students in Early Childhood Development studies and is active in various projects within the program. In her previous position, she coordinated a committee of experts for the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities (the Initiative for Applied Research in Education), which discussed topics of "Family relations - a framework for education and their relation to child development and success in the education system". From 2010 to 2013, Devora coordinated Early Childhood Development and Welfare projects for the Rashi Foundation, and established and managed the Early Childhood Department at Ashalim-JDC-Israel (2001-2006). She has also worked at the Ministry of Education in the Pre-primary Education Division, as well as within other organizations that provide additional services for young children.