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Czech Presidency in European Schools

Czech Presidency in European Schools

12/3/2014
On September 1, 2014, the Czech Republic assumed presidency of the Board of Governors of European Schools as well as other administrative bodies of the system. This happened for the first time since 2004 – the year of the Czech Republic´s accession to Convention Defining the Status of European Schools. The Czech Republic will thus distinctly participate in further development of European schools till the end of the school year 2014/2015.

Abroad partners were interested in the InspIS DATA system developed by the CSI

Abroad partners were interested in the InspIS DATA system developed by the CSI

11/29/2014
During the 19th – 21st November a SICI workshop entitled „Go With the Data Flow: Connoisseurship of the Inspectors“ took place in Belgian Antwerp. The Czech School Inspectorate was presenting the inspection information system InspIS DATA. Beside data collection and evaluation this system enables to plan inspection activities, personal and non-personal resources including process management and monitoring. The Czech IT system InspIS DATA presentation was positively accepted by the participants of the seminar. The school inspectors from different countries namely ...

The CSI monitors alternative education methods

The CSI monitors alternative education methods

11/2/2014
On October 22, 2014, the Czech School Inspectorate launched an inspection electronic survey on the topic of selected alternative methods applied in basic education. All basic schools listed in the School Register are involved in the survey.  

Secondary analyses of results from international surveys PIRLS 2011, TIMSS 2011 and PISA 2012

Secondary analyses of results from international surveys PIRLS 2011, TIMSS 2011 and PISA 2012

11/2/2014
In September 2014 the Czech School Inspectorate in cooperation with experts from the Charles University in Prague elaborated more detailed analyses of international surveys PIRLS 2011, TIMSS 2011 and PISA 2012. Analyses of results from surveys PIRLS 2011 and TIMSS 2011 were focused on differences in results between individual schools and classes on the first stage of elementary schools, furthermore the focus was on the social factors in achieved results as well as on outcome differences between boys and girls. Moreover, popularity of reading and math among pupils in fourth grades and ...

The Czech School Inspectorate launched operation of a new information portal for schools and public

The Czech School Inspectorate launched operation of a new information portal for schools and public

11/2/2014
On October 1, 2014, Marcel Chládek, the Minister for Education, Youth and Sports, together with Tomáš Zatloukal, the Chief School Inspector, officially introduced a new information system designed to present schools towards public – InspIS PORTÁL.  

Inspection activity in the school year 2014/2015

Inspection activity in the school year 2014/2015

11/2/2014
There are published two essential documents that define the CSI inspection activity for the school year 2014/2015 in the folder Documents CSI. These documents are:The Plan of Principal Assignments of the Czech School Inspectorate for the School Year 2014/2015Criteria for Evaluation of Conditions Evaluation of Conditions, Course and Results of Education for the School Year 2014 and 2015

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA 2012)

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA 2012)

11/2/2014
On July 9, 2014, the CSI published results of the International Programme PISA 2012 with a focus on financial literacy. The subject of financial literacy was among pupils from involved individual countries tested for the first time ever since 2000. Despite expectations based on last year's results in individual literacies, the Czech pupils were with their outcomes in financial literacy above average. Czech pupils rank among the 7 most successful countries and their results are comparable with those achieved by pupils from Poland and New Zealand. Czech pupils performed better than ...

TALIS 2013 – main findings

TALIS 2013 – main findings

11/2/2014
On June 25, 2014, the results from the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS 2013) were internationally published. This survey is one of the key OECD projects in which participate 34 countries. In the Czech Republic is the TALIS survey realized by the Czech School Inspectorate. A summary of main findings related to the Czech educational environment is in English available here.    

The CSI launched the selective verification of students' learning outcomes

The CSI launched the selective verification of students' learning outcomes

8/12/2014
On May 19, 2014 the CSI launched the selective verification of student learning outcomes in the 4th and 8th grade of the basic schools and the 2nd grade of secondary technical schools. The verification is implemented through the inspection system of electronic testing (InspIS SET) which has been verified in the last two years within the 5th and 9th grade of BSs students testing.   The total of 305 schools providing primary education (i.e. basic schools and multiple-year secondary general schools) and 80 secondary technical schools were included into the testing sample. The ...

CSI conducted pilot data collection of PISA 2015 and TIMSS 2015 surveys

CSI conducted pilot data collection of PISA 2015 and TIMSS 2015 surveys

8/12/2014
At the turn of March and April 2014 the Czech School Inspectorate carried out a pilot data collection of two international surveys on student learning outcomes - PISA 2015 and TIMSS 2015 - at selected schools.

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