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2023 TURKEY EDUCATION VISION ANNOUNCED

2023 TURKEY EDUCATION VISION ANNOUNCED

Stating that a flexible, modular curriculum will be prepared, the Ministry of Education Minister Ziya Selcuk said, “We partially increase the authority and responsibilities of school administrators. In the coming period, we will share a nationwide perspective on all managers to be based on competence and merit,” he said. President Erdoğan who also made a speech in the meeting, said “We raised the number of our teachers to more than 920 thousand. We have ensured that the courses are not empty. We offer free textbooks to all students. We have also taken many steps to improve the content of the training. I express myself as self-criticism that we cannot record the desired progress in this regard. When a mistake is made in education, generations are lost for centuries. We have to carefully weigh every step taken.” The changes to be made are described as following:

CONTENT AND APPLICATION

  • Design – Skills Workshops are established in all schools
  • Curriculum is organized according to the interest, ability and temperament of our children
  • Hours and types of compulsory lessons are decreasing and a flexible and modular course schedule is created

 

SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT MODEL

  • Design – Skills workshops are established in all schools
  • The curriculum is organized according to the interests, abilities and temperaments of our children

 

DATA BASED MANAGEMENT WITH LEARNING ANALYTICS TOOLS

  • Reduced bureaucratic workload with data-based management
  • The databases used in education management are integrated and simplified
  • A learning analytics platform is established to monitor and support our children’s learning

 

MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION

  • Competence-based assessment practices are initiated in our schools
  • To monitor and support the academic achievement of children in class in Turkey ‘Student Achievement Monitoring Survey’ done
  • Gradually decreasing the number of schools with test admission
  • The ’e-portfolio’ system is adopted to monitor and support our children at all levels

HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT

  • A new teaching profession law has been passed
  • Promotions will be given to teachers and administrators who work under unfavorable conditions
  • Teachers and school principals will have Master’s degree
  • The school directorate will become a master degree based profession
  • Teacher training programs become weighted
  • Successful teachers are sent abroad

 

FINANCING OF SCHOOLS

  • Schools are provided with development budget
  • A new structure is established in the provincial and ministerial organizations for the donations of education philanthropists
  • Collaboration with other ministries creates a new capacity in the financing of education
  • A new model is being developed to increase the revolving fund revenues of vocational training institutions

 

GUIDANCE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING

  • Students have a career guidance system
  • Counseling and guidance services are restructured in our National Education System
  • Diagnosis, guidance and competence tools specific to Turkish culture are being structured
  • Guidance research centers (RAM) are being restructured

 

SPESIFIC EDUCATION

  • Children with spesific requirements to be starting to scan across Turkey for detection
  • Local authorities are encouraged to establish special education units
  • Mobile training sets are created for our children with special needs

 

SPECIAL TALENT

  • Legislation is enacted for special talented students
  • A committee is formed to support special talented students.
  • Science art centers are restructuring
  • Improvements in school and education system are improved in the education of gifted students
  • There are elective courses in the curriculum for specially gifted children
  • Undergraduate and graduate teacher training programs for the education of special talents are updated and disseminated

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION

  • Different teaching methods will be applied in foreign language learning
  • Foreign language teachers are provided with graduate and international certificate opportunities
  • Different language skills are highlighted according to school and program types
  • Foreign language learning digital platforms are established
  • Play, story and karaoke are used for early age children in foreign language learning

 

DIGITAL CONTENT AND SKILLS SUPPORTED TRANSFORMATION IN LEARNING PROCESSES

  • Digital education-development content ecosystem is being created
  • Creating a national digital content archive
  • Digital new generation scale tools are being developed
  • Leading teachers who develop digital learning materials are supported

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD

  • Early childhood education is included in compulsory education
  • Material and stationery support is available for the preschool children
  • Summer school-based summer school programs are opened in summer
  • In order to increase the quality of pre-school education, common “quality standards” are being implemented

 

PRIMARY EDUCATION

  • In primary schools, a skill-based assessment comes instead of a note
  • In primary schools, the duration of breaks is increased
  • Design Skill Workshops are established in primary and secondary schools
  • School – Neighborhood sports clubs are established in the education registration regions
  • Turkish language lesson is one of the priority areas of basic education

 

SECONDARY EDUCATION

  • Lessons are reduced by half in high schools
  • A new structure is established for children’s vocational orientation
  • There are elective courses for children’s interest and temperament
  • National and international certificate training is provided to children who are interested in the business and IT world
  • Field selection starts from 9th grade
  • Food, bed and social facilities of boarding students are being developed

 

VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION

  • 15% treasury cuts from floating fund revenues are reduced to 1%
  • Flexible and modular curriculum coming
  • Field training starts in 9th grade
  • Vocational technical education students work while studying
  • Vocational training opportunities abroad
  • Intermediate personnel are trained in the national defense industry sector
  • Micro credit is provided to successful projects

 

 

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