History Hunedoara County School Inspectorate was founded in 1968, March 1 st. At that time there were: one general school inspector, two deputy general school inspectors, 24 speciality school inspectors, 2 school inspectors for pre-primary education, 2 school inspectors for primary education and 2 school inspectors for personnel. Since 1970 the School Inspectorate Statute has been observed and the Teacher Training Centre was founded as a subordinated institution. Hunedoara County School Inspectorate adress was G. Baritiu, nr. 2 the same location with Deva Pedagogic High-School and in 2007, January 1 st a new building was inaugurated which offers a generous space and equipment. 7/23/20153
MISSION The institution coordinates the way in which the material resources, as well as the methodological ones are used. The School Inspectorate through the personal development compartment organises and supervises the continuous training of the teachers, the scientific and pedagogic research and other adjacent actions. The speciality school inspectors draw up comparative analyses and syntheses on pedagogic methods and practice focusing on the teaching process. 7/23/20154 Hunedoara County School Inspectorate is a decentralized institution subordinated to the Ministry of Nationa Education. Its main objective is to monitorise the proper functioning and organising of the subordinated schools, according to the national education policy. Mission of Hunedoara County School Inspectorate is to develop the young generations through education and the development of an educational system built on values skills and responsibilities.
HUNEDOARA COUNTY SCHOOL INSPECTORATE General Inspector Deputy General Inspector Accounting Legal counselor Secretariat Curriculum & inspection Evaluation & prognosis Inspectors: pre-school education primary education education for minorities rroma education special education extra-school activities curriculum subjects Inspectors: management & evaluation private education educational alternatives teaching staff mobility professional development European programs Administrative staff ICT development Services: school network & enrolment teaching norms & retribution Control & audit Administration council Deputy General Inspector
7/23/20157 ROMANIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM Priorities of the Education Policy Equal and improved access to education High educational standards and training for a knowledge-based society Decentralizing of the education system Turning education into a basic tool in the modernisation process of Romania Envisaging the investment in human resources as the most profitable long-term investment / Reconstruction of rural education Combining excellence and general education in an efficient way IT contribution to education Enhancing the European dimension of education Institutional development of permanent education
GOVERNANCE OF THE EDUCATION SYSTEM Ministry of Education County School Inspectorates NCCNSAE PEEAC NCPTST NCTVETD NCTEAD Schools TTHLDC LCSS NCE Other units NCC – National Council for Curriculum NSAE – National Service for Assessment and Evaluation PEEAC – Pre-university Education Evaluation and Accreditation Commission NCPTST – National Centre for Pre-university Teaching Staff Training NCTVETD – National Centre for TVET Development NCTEAD – National Council for Textbooks Evaluation, Approval and Distribution NCE – National Centre for Excellence CSI – County School Inspectorates TTH – Teacher Training Houses LDC – Local Development Committee for Social Partnership in VET LCSS – Local Council School Service
CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK National Curriculum Seven Curricular Areas: Core Curriculum (75%) School-based Curriculum (25%) School Educational Offer Extracurricular activities Special Needs for students with deficiencies or high performance capacity LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION MATHEMATICS AND NATURAL SCIENCE PEOPLE AND SOCIETY ARTS PHYSICAL EDUCATION TECHNOLOGIES COUNSELLING AND GUIDANCE
SCHOOL INSPECTION 7/23/ Why? To support schools and teaching staff to improve education & training activities What? The school performances of the students in comparison to the national educational standards; The schools methods to encourage and support students personal development; The quality of the teaching staff activities; The quality of the management and the efficiency in using the resources; The quality of the curriculum, the quality of the extra-curricular activities and the ability of the school to implement the national curriculum; School-parents relationship / School-local community relationship; Compliance with the in-force legislation, procedures, rules and regulations; Students attitudes towards the education offered by the school.
SCHOOL INSPECTION Phases of the school inspection Selection of the school, establishment of the objectives of the inspection and nomination of the inspection team Pre-inspection activities: in school: meetings of the inspection team coordinator with the director and the teachers council to inform on and to plan the inspection Inspection activities: schools documents analyze lessons observation (55% - 65% of the total time spent in school by the inspection team) group discussions (students, teachers, parents) regular meetings of the inspectors Post-inspection activities: written report of the inspection team on the results of the inspection verbal report of the director to the administration council and the parents, based on the inspections written report improvement plan elaborated by the director and approved by the inspection team coordinator implementation of the improvement plan How? How?