The Democratic Institute
The Democratic Institute
The Democratic Institute
The Democratic Institute
The Democratic Institute
The Democratic Institute
The Democratic Institute
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The Democratic Institute

The Democratic Institute (R.A) – Society and Education is an Israeli NGO promoting a Democratic Culture in Israel in order to create a meaningful social change. The Democratic Institute is unique in that it advocates for the advancement of democratic values within all communities that operate within the public sphere.
The Democratic Institute in numbers
Years of activity
Local authorities and organizations
Almost 0
Educational and community institutions
Education and community personnel

Our Vision

We aspire to advance an equal, fair, and growing democratic society, which allows and creates space to express difference and uniqueness; produces opportunities to make an impact; and encourages responsibility among individuals and communities to take action for the common good.

Our Principles

Four basic principles of democracy embrace our work. The Democratic Institute strives to implement these pillars in a variety of areas and communities in over 500 educational and communal institutions. Influencing thousands of children, youth, and adults. Our work is in conjunction with governmental offices, local municipalities, and academic institutions in Israel and abroad.


Innovative leadership training for managers in local authorities
Offering shared leadership development on two levels: Intra-organizational partnership - Collaboration among managers in the authority. Extra-organizational partnership - Collaboration with residents in the authority.
"Colors in the Neighborhood"
A programe promoting partnership between residents and the local authority, bringing about changes in the public space through collaborative action between the public and local governance.
"Greenhouses of Activism 60+"
A program that creates tools for the third generation to develop initiatives in groups through activities centered around collaborative projects.
Training Public Participation for Authorities
Join us to learn how to effectively utilize collaborative tools and foster connections between stakeholders in both local governance and the public.
Development of managers and senior executives
Professional development involving the creation of belonging, a shared language, and managerial tools that align with the principles of democratic organizational perception.
"The City's Education Key"
8 Keys Unveiling and addressing the educational challenges within the municipality.
Educational Development and Training in Collaboration with the Academy
We specialize in training programs for teachers, principals, and educators in both formal and informal education.
Cultivating Municipal Education
Implementing a unique language for the public education system, innovative and beneficial education for the entire community.
"HaHamama" (Greenhouse) - Empowering Social-Educational Entrepreneurship at the Kibbutzim Seminar
Bachelor's degree in education with an emphasis on the development of creative and activist educational leadership at the Kibbutzim Seminar College
"Shvilim" (Paths) Program at Kay College
Bachelor's degree in education, equipping leaders and educators for groundbreaking teaching and non-formal education at Kay Academic College
"Netivim" (Routes) Program at Kay College
Bachelor's degree in education training Druze young men and women for educational work in environmental and geographical areas at Kay Academic College
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Freedom Centered Workplace Recognition as a based freedom and trust working place by the national organization Worldblu

Public Participation Recognition as an NGO that leads Public Participation by the International Association for Public Participation

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