The Knesset Education, Culture and Sports Committee, headed by MK Amram Mitzna (Hatenua), is scheduled to visit the education complex in the Sha`ar HaNegev Regional Council on Thursday. The visit will focus on the challenges educational psychologists are facing in the aftermath of operation ”Protective Edge” in Gaza, as well as on the psychological counseling that is provided in the region`s educational institutions.

During the visit, the committee members will meet with the head of the regional council, Alon Schuster, and tour elementary schools and high schools in the area. The visit will conclude at Kibbutz Nahal Oz, where the MKs will meet with local teachers and officials in charge of psychological services in the local education system.