THE MINISTRY OF NATIONAL EDUCATION WILL RESHAPE TURKISH AND FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATIONMinister of National Education Mahmut Özer stated that his Ministry will focus on language education in the next school year and reshape it by using different mechanisms and training materials as well as changing its measurement and assessment system.
Minister of National Education Mahmut Özer noted that OECD countries focused on mathematics, science and language literacy in their student success surveys.
Türkiye reached a good level in science literacy while the Ministry is working in an effort to reinforce mathematics literacy. Minister Özer stated that they will organize "Good Examples in Language Education: Action Research Conference" between May 16 and 18 in İstanbul in order to assist students to learn Turkish and foreign language and highlight best examples.
"The Conference which will be organized by the Board of Education and Morality affiliated to the Ministry of National Education will highlight best examples in language education. We will focus on new approaches in order to improve the language literacy process," said Özer.
Education system of our country is actively using a mechanism that measures only language skill while the international assessment system is based on four language skills namely, reading, writing, listening and comprehension.
"We have completed the pilot implementation of a mechanism that measures four language skills but there was a pause classes due to Covid-19 pandemic. Now, we will decide the final shape of the mechanism and use it in the next school year," said Minister Özer.
60 good examples defined for language education and training
"Good Examples in Language Education: Action Research Conference" will be organized between May 16 and 18 in İstanbul as a part of Development of Foreign Language Education (YADEG) funded by the Presidential Investment Program and carried out the Board of Education and Morality affiliated to the Ministry of National Education.
Language students' exhibition
Being important stakeholders of the conference, students will organize an exhibition of posters they did as a part of their language education. See the details of conference and exhibition at "http://dilegitimindeiyiuygulamalar.meb.gov.tr/" web address.