Dr. Yehudith Weinberger, B.Sc. (Biology), M.A. (Science Education), Ph.D. (Education), is the Rector of Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology and the Arts, the largest teacher education college in Israel. She serves as a referent of the Ministry of Education for new academic programs that are submitted by Education Colleges to the Council for Higher Education in Israel. Her major areas of expertise are: development of higher order thinking, empathy in education, and teacher education. She is the author of two books (in Hebrew): The Development of Thinking: A Challenge in Teacher Education (2005) and Thinking Chemistry: Integration of Cognitive and Didactic Aspects into General and Physical Chemistry Laboratory Activities (2007). Additionally, she edited the book: Education in an era of uncertainty (2016).