Education Monitoring Report 2013 on Turkey has been published

Education Reform Initiative (ERI) continues to present a consistent, comprehensive, and critical evaluation of education policies and their implementation through its annual Education Monitoring Reports.  In Education Monitoring Report 2013, the seventh of these reports, the main developments in education including four main components of education (student, teacher, content of education and learning environments) as well as governance and financing of the education system is assessed. The last section of the report focuses on educational outcomes.

The following topics addressed in the report:

The organizational structure of Ministry of National Education (MoNE), public spending on education; participation in education at all levels, developments in special education; the competency and the appointment of teachers, field testing for teacher candidates; changes in the schedule of classes and curricula, elective courses, the distribution of students according to program types, open secondary education, the decline of school types and the transformation of general high schools, the newly applied test Transition from Primary Education to Secondary Education (TEOG); developments following the “4+4+4” compulsory education, transformed facilities and dual education. In the final section of the report, PISA 2012 is analyzed.

The draft of the Education Monitoring Report 2013 has been shared and discussed with representatives of bureaucracy, academia and NGOs in a meeting held in Ankara in June, 2014. The English version of the monitoring report is available


Please click the link to reach the summary of Education Monitoring Report 2013 in Turkish:


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