Professional training and information are the basis for the implementation of the curriculum reform

22 May 2015

Members of the Expert Working Group for the implementation of the Comprehensive curriculum reform and the Unit for professional andadministrative assistance held on May 4 2015 in Zagreb briefing with advisers Agencyeducation, where they met with the role of an advisor in the process of preparation and progress of implementationcurricular reform. The key role of consultants will be training, information and motivation upbringingeducators at all levels for the implementation of curriculum documents.

Members of the Expert Working Group for the implementation of the Comprehensive curriculum reform and the Unit for professional andadministrative assistance held on May 4 2015 in Zagreb briefing with advisers Agencyeducation, where they met with the role of an advisor in the process of preparation and progress of implementationcurricular reform. The key role of consultants will be training, information and motivation upbringingeducators at all levels for the implementation of curriculum documents.

The work you expect all those involved in the implementation of the curriculum reform is not easy, but we believe that we are onright path, emphasized dr. sc. Boris Jokic, head of the working group, referring to the importance and necessity of changein the educational system. She recognized that the policy, said B. Jokic, so now announces thatwill next year be set aside 150 million kuna for the implementation of reforms.

During the first stage of reform, which began in February 2015 and will last until January 2016, intensive efforts will bework on the development of curricular documents, the development of models for system evaluation and reporting of pupils'achievement, teacher training and sensitization of educational workers, drafting manuals,textbooks, additional teaching resources and digital content. - A key part of the shares and all the other istraining of educational workers. Considerable attention and funding will be directedprofessional development of all who work in the education system, which is a basic prerequisite for successfulimplementation. The role of consultants ETTA in the preparation of teachers, educators for these major changes, whichthey are expected not only to present content, but you are expected to motivate the best in the systemto their involvement, advice and knowledge in the creation of curricular documents - stressedBrankica Wolf, a member of the Expert Working Group.

Speaking of the basic guidelines of the curriculum reform, namely: focus on the development of keycompetences for lifelong learning, increasing the level of functional literacy students, connection education with the needs, interests and life experiences of students, the connection with the needs of society andeconomy, focus on educational outcomes, the introduction of new models of assessment andevaluation, member of the expert working group Suzana Hitrec special emphasis on the needincreasing the autonomy of teachers in the choice of contents and methods and forms of work. It will be very difficult,said Susan Hitrec, given that all schools have the same working conditions and equally qualifiededucational workers. - We think that should make maximum use of the quality of appointed mentors andadvisers and leaders of the JAC and to create a base of peer support so that educational workersmutually reinforcing and that it becomes a point of reference for the development of autonomy teachers - saidSuzana Hitrec.

Diana Garašić and Vesna Milic, counselor of the Agency for Education, which are part of the Unit for professional andadministrative support, fellow advisors in the Agency, met with the implementation of the first and second cycleProfessional Training leaders ŽSV-on curricular reform. At the same time stressing the need for timely,systematic and valid information of educational workers. In the month of May will be held 10professional conferences around the Croatian leaders for ŽSV-on which will be informed about coherent curricularreforms and the workshop prepared for dissemination of information to its members. The second cycle in whichthe leaders of the JAC and be familiar with the implementation of the reform will be held in November 2015. totheir involvement, advice and knowledge in the creation of curricular documents - saidBrankica Wolf, a member of the Expert Working Group.

 

 

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