The Springboard to Social Mobility plan was initiated in order to further the efforts of the Rashi Foundation to drive social mobility and equal opportunity in Israel by inspiring policy change.
The first stage in this campaign focuses on early childhood, and particularly on expansion of the State's responsibility for education and care in the crucial first years of life.
We believe that closing social gaps should start with a national policy that provides all Israeli children with access to excellent, state-supervised and subsidized education from birth.
The Global Mobility Index explained
A report published by the World Economic Forum ranks 82 countries worldwide according to their success in providing their citizens with opportunities for social-economic mobility.
What new approach does the report present for measuring mobility? And what should Israel do to improve its score?