In the statement made by the Ministry of National Education, Minister Tekin’s evaluations made on a television channel last night were included.
According to the statement, Minister of National Education Yusuf Tekin, upon questions about the transition to open high schools, stated that the number of students enrolled in open high schools has decreased significantly compared to last year and said, “This measure we have taken has both received a positive response from the public and shows that we are doing the right thing.” “in our eyes.” he said.
Speaking about classical written exams instead of tests, Minister Tekin noted that the focus of this issue is on providing Turkish education in a strong way and said, “Next week, our regulation will be published again, and this is its focus. In primary schools and secondary schools, children should be more active and speak with more words.” “We will have published another piece of legislation that focuses on the correct use of Turkish.” gave the information.
“An objective and transparent interview mechanism…”
Minister Yusuf Tekin also touched upon the issue of interviews in teacher recruitment and said, “It is one of the issues that our esteemed President is already most sensitive about. As the Minister of National Education, my duty is to ensure that our President has a fair, objective and transparent approach to resolve any complaints, criticisms and similar things that he receives.” Creating an interview mechanism.” he said.
Reminding that the current legislation includes the provision that “Three times as many candidates are invited to the interview after the KPSS score and the appointment is made according to the interview score”, Minister of National Education Tekin said, “Now, while there is such a legislation, through this legislation the interview is made fair, transparent, that is, free from public criticism.” “I have to do my part by guiding the public accordingly and taking measures that will reassure the public.” he said.
Stating that teachers are appointed according to their interview scores after KPSS, Tekin reminded that they do not think it is right to appoint only based on interview scores, and that they reduced the interview effect from 100 percent to 50 percent.
Yusuf Tekin stated that they discussed how to establish a system in which there are no complaints about the interview and said, “We found out what precautions we can take. We said that when creating the interview commissions, we should have teachers who are knowledgeable and experienced in the field.” He made a statement.
Tekin stated that the candidate will not know who the jury members and commission members will be in his interview, and the commission members will not know who the next candidate is, and added that there will be an objection mechanism after these measures.
Minister of National Education Tekin stated that camera recording is one of the measures and said, “All evaluation details will be published in a guide. We do not want to take copyright. I also give a blank check, I say, I thought about these, I share them with the public, I am a politician who has an opinion on this issue, social media.” “Instead of yelling or teasing the media, or a trade unionist, a journalist or a television broadcaster, should tell me, ‘If you take this measure, we will be at peace.’ Let him tell me that too, let’s include it in our legislation, and let that measure be included.” made his call.
Tekin noted that four headings will be evaluated in the interviews: lecturing, communication, problem solving and ability to convey attitudes and values, and said that as a result, the grades of teacher candidates will be revealed in a fair and transparent manner with concrete indicators.