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Turkey Ministry of National Education (MEB) conducted monitoring and evaluation exams

February 21, 2022

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The Ministry of National Education held a remarkable exam with the last minute news . There was a statement about the exam in middle and high schools. The Ministry of National Education (MEB) conducted monitoring and evaluation exams in 81 provinces in order to measure the efficiency of the free support and training courses offered to secondary and high school students.

According to the statement made by the Ministry of National Education, while face-to-face education has been continuing for approximately 4.5 months, extensive studies have been carried out to compensate for the learning losses of the last 1.5 years.

>For this purpose, the Ministry of National Education, which provides free support and training courses for secondary and high school students, applied monitoring and evaluation exams for the first time in 81 provinces in order to measure the efficiency of these courses.

The joint assessment exam, entered by the 7th, 8th, 11th and 12th grade students participating in the support and training courses, started at 10:00.

Minister of National Education Mahmut Özer, whose evaluations are included in the statement, stated that the purpose of the application is to measure the achievements of the students through the courses in question, to provide feedback to them on this issue and to create a data-based infrastructure to increase the effectiveness of the courses.

Drawing attention to the importance of the application, Özer said: "Full-time and face-to-face education has started at all levels as of September 6, 2021. With the opening of our schools, firstly, 8th and 12th grade students, gradually , in order to support our students in making up for their previous learning losses, moreThen, we opened our support and training courses at our schools free of charge on weekdays and weekends for the benefit of 7th, 11th, 6th and 10th grade students, respectively. Feedback on the current status and efficiency of these courses is important to us. In this context, within the scope of the monitoring and evaluation joint exam we conduct, Turkish, Turkish language and literature, mathematics, natural sciences, Turkish Revolution history and Kemalism, social studies, English, religious culture and ethics, philosophy, physics, chemistry, biology, history, geography 33 different booklets containing questions from each of the lessons were created.

Stating that due to the epidemic conditions, students will participate in the exam application of a single course they take and the exam duration is planned as 40 minutes, Özer said, "The results will only be used to guide the improvement studies to be carried out in support and training courses and will not be used as grades or points anywhere." gave the information.

Expressing that a comprehensive application has been implemented, Özer said that 201 thousand students who attended courses at the 7th, 8th, 11th and 12th grade levels were included in the sample.

In addition to this, Özer emphasized that different types of schools such as secondary school, imam hatip secondary school, regional boarding secondary school, Anatolian high school, Anatolian imam hatip high school, multi-program Anatolian high school, science high school, fine arts high school, vocational technical Anatolian high school, social sciences high school, sports high school are applied. He emphasized that it is within the scope of the project, so that detailed data will be obtained to improve the supports to be provided.

Minister Özer stated that the implementation will take place in the determined courses at all grade levels in the second semester.


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