Minister Bajrami attended the meeting with Municipal Education Directors

December 13, 2016

Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Mr. Arsim Bajrami has taken part at the next meeting with directors of the Municipal Directorates of Education, after publication of assessment results of the PISA 2015, where they talked about the measures being taken by the MEST to remedy the situation, as well as the continuous quality improvement in education

Minister Bajrami, on this occasion said that it was necessary to have such an international assessment, to have a real evaluation and to have the opportunity for reflection, awareness of all stakeholders dealing with education, in order to have a common consensus on the measures to be taken for improvement of quality. 

Minister Bajrami invited municipal education directors to be more committed, contact the school principals and teachers, encourage them, for a more successful work, for more responsibility and accountability. 

Minister Bajrami emphasized the need for complete depoliticising of education and said that an independent mechanism will be created for the selection of school principals, in order to avoid political influence in this process. 

“Has ended piloting of curriculum and this already should be implemented in all schools, while the coordinators for school quality must be the best teachers”, said Minister Bajrami and urged them to create professional boards at the municipal level, which will evaluate the performance of the school and the quality of education in the municipality. 

In addition, Minister Bajrami said he would work more with teachers to ensure that they meet the standards required for modern teaching. 

Minister Bajrami spoke about the textbooks, in which occasion said that soon will sign an agreement (contract) with the German Government and other countries for the standardization of our textbooks. 

Minister Bajrami said that with joint commitment, we can expect good results in PISA 2018, and this is the time for reflection and taking responsibility for having a more qualitative education. Meanwhile, the Minister pointed the need that education to be the country’s number one priority.

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