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The CSI held talks with representatives of the Ukraine Institute for Analyses in Education

The CSI held talks with representatives of the Ukraine Institute for Analyses in Education

11/11/2015
On Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, the Deputy Chief School Inspector Ondrej Andrys hosted a delegation of representatives from the Institute for Analyses in Education of the Ukraine Republic, headed by the institute’s director Oksana Denysiuk. Main topics of the meeting were presentations of findings and experience of the Czech School Inspectorate from international surveys. In more detail the debate was about pupils’ outcomes from PISA, PIRLS, TIMSS, ICILS and TALIS and the role of these surveys in the framework of complex depiction of quality and effectivity in education ...

Czech School Inspectorate Introduced International Experts to New Inspection Tools

Czech School Inspectorate Introduced International Experts to New Inspection Tools

10/3/2015
Experts in education from Holland, Austria, Spain, Slovakia and Germany were present at the conference New Methods, Approaches and Tools for Quality Evaluation in Education, they were introduced to innovative activities of the Czech School Inspectorate which were developed within the project National System for Inspection Evaluation of the Educational System in the Czech Republic (NIQES). The conference participants were introduced to new inspection approaches for evaluation of schools and school facilities in accordance with so-called quality school model, also they were introduced to ...

The Chief School Inspector had a meeting with the Public Defender of Rights

The Chief School Inspector had a meeting with the Public Defender of Rights

9/25/2015
The meeting took place on the 23rd of September 2015 in regards to memorandum about cooperation between the Czech School Inspectorate and the Public Defender of Rights. I was a regular yearly discussion between the Chief School Inspector Tomáš Zatloukal and the Public Defender of Rights Anna Šabatová. The topic of the discussion was to evaluate the recent cooperation in the field of promotion and control of rights towards equal access to education and with this related activities. The fruitful discussion was also about recent cases which are being dealt with by the Czech ...

Seminar at the Czech School Inspectorate: Early Education of Children

Seminar at the Czech School Inspectorate: Early Education of Children

6/8/2015
Within the framework of the Czech Presidency of the Board of Governors of the European Schools the CSI organized a professional seminar with the aim to share experience with pre-school education in specific environment of the European Schools and discuss possible approaches to be implemented into the system of pre-school education in the Czech Republic.

Seminar: Integration and Inclusion – Experiences from the European Schools and European Countries

Seminar: Integration and Inclusion – Experiences from the European Schools and European Countries

5/18/2015
Within the framework of the Czech Presidency of the Board of Governors of the European Schools the CSI organized a professional seminar with the aim to debate the topic of inclusion, integration and education of children and pupils with special educational needs, with a focus on ethnicity and social, cultural or territorial specifics which need to be considered.

Czech School Inspectorate hosted the TIMSS 2015 Sixth National Research Coordinators Meeting

Czech School Inspectorate hosted the TIMSS 2015 Sixth National Research Coordinators Meeting

3/23/2015
The meeting took place in Prague on 9 – 13 March 2015, all together with 140 participants from 45 countries that are involved in the TIMSS 2015 survey. The meeting was co-organized by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) based in Boston, USA.

The Czech School Inspectorate Organized a Debate on a Proposal to New Evaluation Criteria

The Czech School Inspectorate Organized a Debate on a Proposal to New Evaluation Criteria

2/17/2015
The preparation of modified criteria for evaluation of conditions, course and results of education is one of the Czech School Inspectorate´s (CSI) core tasks in a given school year. The first proposal was introduced to professional public on Thursday, the 5th of February, in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports´ (MEYS) conference hall. A model of so-called School Quality was introduced in the framework of which modified evaluation criteria are developed. The Czech School Inspectorate proceeds along these criteria while evaluating all schools and schools facilities ...

The CSI hosted representatives of Republic of Korea Ministry of Education

The CSI hosted representatives of Republic of Korea Ministry of Education

2/6/2015
On Monday, February 2, 2015, the Deputy Chief School Inspector Ondrej Andrys received a delegation of 26 participants from the Korean Ministry of Education. During a hour´s meeting our foreign guests were introduced to the Czech education system and the role of the CSI. In the following discussion the delegates took interest in FEP (Framework Educational Programs) and SEP (School Educational Programs) topics. At the same time they inquired about methods for dealing with risky behaviour of pupils in schools e.g. bullying. 

The CSI hosted a Delegation from the Estonian Ministry of Education

The CSI hosted a Delegation from the Estonian Ministry of Education

12/11/2014
On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, an eight-member delegation from the External Evaluation Department of the Estonian Ministry of Education visited the CSI Headquarters in Prague. The Deputy Chief School Inspector Ondřej Andrys introduced the Estonian colleagues to issues of the Czech educational system including CSI activities. A significant part of meeting was devoted to discussion. Beside issues concerning the work of Czech school inspectors the Estonian experts were interested in ways and criteria of school public budget, funding and tasks concerning evaluation of key competencies. 

Czech School Inspectors Visited Schools in Burgendland (Austria)

Czech School Inspectors Visited Schools in Burgendland (Austria)

12/3/2014
Bilateral cooperation between the CSI and its Austrian counterparts successfully continues. Between November 3rd and 6th a study visit of representatives from the Olomouc inspectorate and from the CSI Headquarters  took place in one of nine Austrian federal countries – Burgendland. Accompanied by their Austrian colleagues the Czech school inspectors visited a bilingual Austrian- Croatian Volksschule in Parndorf, Neue Mittelschule in Markt Allhau and a polytechnic school and a special school in Mattersburg. Together with the President of the Burgenland School Council and ...

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