The story of the 5x2 Initiative
The 5x2 Initiative applied, for the first time in Israel, the Collective Impact model. The 5x2 Initiative was implemented through an extended process of creating a network of partners of leading organizations from the public sector, the private sector, philanthropic foundations, and education NGOs (non-governmental organizations). These partners collaborated to promote excellence in STEM education and through the process ,built a unique partnership with the Israeli Ministry of Education.
This paper presents the story of the 5x2 Initiative since its inception, its consolidation process, and the reasons for its success. The analysis is based on material created and collected since the 5x2 Initiative started, and in-depth interviews with 12 leading partners in the Initiative.
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