Information and analytical materials «Study on the introduction of the NUS reform in pilot educational institutions (basic school)»

 

The information and analytical materials present the results of a monitoring study on the implementation of the NUS reform in pilot educational institutions (basic school), which is aimed at tracking the features of new educational approaches in the 5th pilot classes of the basic school, as well as participants of the experiment on the implementation of NUS, in the context of the formation of educational methodical support. It should be mentioned that conducted research is an integral part of the implementation of the all-Ukrainian educational project “Development and implementation of educational and methodological support for secondary education institutions in the context of the implementation of the State standard of basic secondary education”. The study was conducted by the SSI “Institute of Educational Analytics” in the form of an online questionnaire using the Google Forms service in May-June 2022 during the period of martial law in Ukraine. 843 teachers (34,7 % of the planned number of respondents) from 87 pilot general secondary schools took part in the survey. In order to correspond to the structure of the population as a whole, a weighting system based on the regional section was applied to the survey respondents. The results of the research are presented in information and analytical materials according to the following thematic blocks: educational and methodological support for the pilot, support of the educational process in pilot classes, organization of the educational process and the needs of teachers in the conditions of martial law, teaching and methodical support of the pilot, provision of educational process in pilot classes, organization of educational process and needs of teachers in military conditions, teacher’s proposals on the formation of a Model List of teaching aids and classroom equipment. According to the results of the study, it was found that, before the introduction of martial law in Ukraine, 83,2 % of the teachers interviewed received teaching materials in full for the second semester; 52,3 % of teachers use the textbook in both electronic and printed form, and 29,7 % – only in electronic form; 47,7 % of respondents indicated that the tasks in the textbooks and manuals they use in the classrooms fully correspond to the expected results defined in the curricula; 91,1 % of respondents carried out the educational process only using distance learning technologies. Also, about 40 % of respondents are in urgent need of access to uninterrupted Internet, while a third of teachers noted that they have everything they need to organize the educational process in the pilot classes. In addition, 30 % of teachers lack access to electronic resources with didactic materials for students, every fourth respondent feels the need for a computer/tablet. About two-thirds (62,4 %) of the respondents receive all the support most necessary for the organization of the educational process in pilot classes under martial law. At the same time, 15.8% of teachers need methodical support from the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and other government and non-government institutions, and 15 % of teachers need psychological support.