Introduction:

The help of an interpreter may be enlisted to assist parents in a hearing on the expulsion of their child if they do not speak the language in which the school is conducted.
The parents may bring their own interpreter.


In the case where the parent or the pupil are not fluent in the main language of study at the educational institution, an interpreter or some other person will be invited who is fluent in the language being studied at the educational institution and in the language spoken by the parents. The parents may bring their such a person on the behalf.

Who is Eligible?

  • Parents or pupils who are not fluent in the main language of study at the educational institution.


How to Claim It?

  • The said interpreter must be automatically invited to the expulsion hearing by the educational institution.
  • Upon receiving the summons to the hearing, it is recommended to make sure with the educational institution that indeed the interpreter has been invited to the hearing


Please Note

  • The parents may bring their own interpreter.

Court Rulings

  • For extended entry on the subject of judgments in education click here.

Aid Organizations

  • For extended entry on the subject of aid organizations click here.

Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations

Additional Publications

  • Equal opportunities for every child in Israel - Rights sheet of the Center for the Advancement of Equal Opportunities in Education in the following languages:
    • Hebrew Updated to - 2013.
    • Arabic Updated to - 2013.
    • Russian Updated to - 2012.
    • Amharic Updated to - 2012.
  • Growth and effectiveness indices for schools according to the local authorities on the website of the National Authority for Study and Evaluation in the Ministry of Education.

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