Results of the study of the introduction of new approaches to teaching in elementary school (questionnaire of the third grade teachers)
The report presents the results of a monitoring study of the process of introducing new approaches to primary school education (V monitoring stage – in the context of teaching students in the 3rd pilot schools). The monitoring research was conducted by the State Scientific Institution “Institute of Educational Analytics” in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. The fifth stage of the monitoring study lasted from October 8 to October 20, 2019. The purpose of the study was to identify the features of the process of introducing new approaches to primary school education.
Within the framework of the monitoring, a quantitative data collection strategy was applied, the ultimate goal of which was to obtain statistically reliable data. The study involved 129 schools selected by the Ministry of Education and Science as pilot. Respondents were teachers – participants in the experiment. The sample of teachers was solid. The questionnaire survey of teachers – the survey participants was conducted using the online survey method and the Google Forms service.
The study found that in the third year of the experiment there is an increase in the positive assessment of the statements about the results of the experiment to introduce new approaches to elementary school.
National research of the New Ukrainian School Concept implementation process in General Secondary Education Institutions (Questionnaire of elementary school teachers)
A nationwide research of the New Ukrainian School Concept (hereinafter NUS) implementation process in General Secondary Education Institutions was conducted 15 – 25 July 2019 by the State Scientific Institution “Institute of Educational Analytics” with the participation of the State Scientific Institution “Institute of Education Content Modernization” and with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
The purpose of the research was to capture the progress of the NUS reform in the first year of its implementation, as well as to identify the links between a number of components of the NUS and the expected learning outcomes of students.
The sample of the research was formed on the basis “city-village”. The survey respondents are elementary school teachers who taught in grade 1 in 2018/2019 and parents of students who studied in grade 1 in 2018/2019. The survey was conducted using an online survey in Google Forms. The research found that, in general, the interaction of students and adults (teachers and parents of students) on the principles of partnership pedagogy gives good educational results, contributes to the formation of a positive attitude to school and study from first graders. Maintaining an interest in learning and wanting to go to school is one of the challenges that the NUS concept is about to overcome. The study found that children liked and more liked going to school. One of the main reasons why a child is happy to go to school is a liked teacher, and also new friends. An indicator of a successful start of the NUS is the attitude of parents to the new school, who for the most part evaluated their child’s educational achievements in different competencies at the end of the first grade as “very good” and “quite good”.
The findings of the study will form the basis for determining the correlation between the components of the NUS to eliminate the risks and improve the quality of secondary education.
Study of quality of preschool education: components of educational environment
This analytical report highlights the results of Ukrainian study of quality of preschool education. The study was conducted by the State Scientific Institution “Institute of Educational Analytics” in collaboration with Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine from 9 to 19 April 2019. The purpose of the study was to identify available material, technical and human resources that affect the quality of preschool education.
The study involved using of descriptive research strategy that provided a description of the quantitative and qualitative features and characteristics of the subject of research. The online questionnaire was used to gather primary information. Respondents included the principals, teachers of preschool institutions and parents of preschool institutions’ pupils. The survey was conducted on the basis of a probabilistic stratified single-stage sampling.
The study found that participants of educational process in institutions of preschool education note positive changes and assess the educational environment as a quality and comfortable for children. It is necessary to conduct additional researches that will provide current and substantive information about the process of implementation of high-quality preschool education.
Monitoring of implementation of new approaches to primary school education
This report highlights the results of monitoring of implementation of new approaches to primary school education (third and fourth stage of study were conducted in the context of pupils’ education in the second grade of pilot schools). The monitoring study was conducted by the State Scientific Institution “Institute of Educational Analytics” in collaboration with Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. Third stage of monitoring lasted from 11 December 2018 to 9 January 2019, fourth stage of monitoring lasted from 22 May to 4 June 2019. The purpose of the study was to determine the peculiarities of the process of implementation of new approaches to primary school education.
The study involved using of quantitative strategy of data collection that implies obtaining of statistically reliable data. The study involved 100 schools that were selected by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine as pilot schools. Respondents included the principals, deputy directors and teachers. The sample of directors, deputy directors and teachers provides that each member of the general population enter the sample. Sampling consisted of panels of four directors, four deputies and eight teachers from each region of Ukraine. The online questionnaire and Google Forms service were used to gather primary information.
The study found that at the end of the school year, there was a positive increase of assertions’ estimation about the results of the experiment.
Higher Education in Ukraine: the state of legislative support, problems and directions of reforming
The presentation shows that the creation of education management information systems (EMIS) of the third generation (EMIS for graduate tracer studies) is relevant for Ukraine. Such systems allow setting up the interrelation between the results of higher education impact on a person and his or her activities in the labor market. This is very important information that can give universities and education authorities reasonable grounds for changing the curricula, as well as the approaches to the higher education financing, and changing the “higher education quality” paradigm to increase the competitiveness of this sphere in the global competitive space.
Report «Content Analysis of the sites of hub schools»
The report shows the results of the content analysis of the hub schools sites, the compliance of their
content information with the current requirements for the public information openness. The presented
results can be used to improve the information policy of the hub schools activities and their promotion.
Report " Conditions of the secondary education reforming in the beginning of 2018-2019 e. y. research in the context of teachers educational activities of the 1st class»
The report describes the online survey results of 1 class teachers, which allows to figure out the level of
tutors’ readiness for teaching in accordance with the new State standard of primary education. Presented
conclusions can be used to improve the process of introducing new approaches in the new ukrainian
Report “The impact of the socioeconomic environment on the results of students’ (pupils’) training of general educational institutions” (The first phase of the research)
Ensuring of comprehensive quality education is directly related to the reduction of the influence of socio-economic factors on the learning outcomes. The report highlights the results of national level research, that examined the influence of socio-economic origin on families` financial situation, places of residence and education on the learning outcomes of secondary schools graduates.
Report: “Analytical study of the results of entrance examinations for Master’s Degree Programs in specializations 081 “Law” and 293 “International Law” in 2018″
Presentation on the results of monitoring the implementation of new approaches to elementary school education (Phase II) 2017/2018 academic year (Pilot NUS Grade 1)
The presentation summarizes the results of a coaches survey, directors and teachers of pilot schools participating in the nationwide experiment, conducted from May 23 to June 8, 2018, as part of the new approaches introduction monitoring of elementary school education.
Monograph “Current Issues of Education Reforming in Ukraine”
Report “Activities of teachers in general educational institutions”
The report describes the results of the research thet has found the starting conditions of reforming general secondary education in the context of teachers’ learning activities. The conclusions and recommendations that can be used to make managerial decisions on improving the educational process in educational institutions are introduced.
Report “The impact of the socioeconomic environment on the results of students’ (pupils’) training of general educational institutions” (The second phase of the research)
The report describes the results of a research that has found the impact of social and economic factors on the quality of education of graduates of institutions of general secondary education. The conclusions and recommendations that can be used to make managerial decisions on improving the educational process in educational institutions are introduced.
Analytical report on the results of implementation process monitoring of new approaches to elementary school education (1st grade)
The report presents the results of introducing process new approaches to primary school education monitoring study (Phase I of the research – questionnaire survey of participants of the experiment). The research was conducted in October 2017 using a quantitative data collection strategy to obtain statistically reliable data. Respondents are regional coaches, directors of general secondary schools, on the basis of which an all-Ukrainian experiment “Development and implementation of educational and methodological provision of primary education in the conditions of realization of the new State standard of primary general secondary education”, teachers of the first pilot classes, parents of students. The research tool is a paper questionnaire, with a total of 1414 respondents (143 teachers, 84 school principals, 29 regional coaches, 1158 first-graders` parents). Based on the results of the first monitoring phase, conclusions were formulated and recommendations made.
Analytical Reference “Functioning of Hub/Reference Schools (Based on the Survey of Directors of Hub/Reference Schools)”
In the conditions of decentralization, one of the priorities of reforming general secondary education is the establishment of reference schools. The purpose of the study is to fix the status of functioning and analysis of the development of reference institutions in the countryside at the initial stage of their network formation.
Analytical Reference “The State of Natural and Mathematical Education, Material and Technical (Logistical) Support (Statistics, Analytical Materials in 2016-2017, 2017-2018 AcademicYears as of September 18, 2017)”
The statistics are given on the number of pupils that studying in the natural and mathematical direction and profoundly study subjects of the natural-mathematical cycle. Suggestions for improving the quality of school natural and mathematical education are given.
Compendium of information and statistic “Education in Ukraine (pre-school, general secondary and extracurricular education). Informational – statistical materials on the results of work in 2016-2017 academic year”
The statistical information are given about: education financing; the number of educational institutions and children at the levels of education; specialists of psychological service; language of education and upbringing.
Analytical note “The average number of pupils in the first classes of general educational institutions (2016-2017 academic year)”
Graphically shows the average filling 1 classes of general educational institutions in terms of regions, by types of locality and in Ukraine as a whole. The distribution of general educational institutions with the average filling in 1 classes is analyzed.
«Obtaining functional capabilities information of the hub schools»
The structure and organization of reference schools are presented, issues of personnel and logistics are highlighted. Inclusive education in reference schools is presented.
«Schools under the control of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, other ministries and departments and private institutions (2015/2016, 2016/2017 academic years)»
The data on the distribution and age structure of students, the number of general educational institutions are summarized. There is information about circles and sections, organized general educational institutions.
«Information on learning language and language as a subject in day schools under the control of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, other ministries and departments and private institutions (2015/2016, 2016/2017 academic years)»
There are statistics on the number of institutions with the list of foreign languages of study. The number of pupils studying in the corresponding linguistic areas.
«Teaching staff in the schools which are under the control of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, other ministries and departments and private institutions (2015/2016, 2016/2017 academic years)»
The information bulletin presents the number of teachers in terms of a wide range of categories. There is branch division of pedagogical workers by age.
«Information on material base of the schools which are under the control of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, other ministries and departments and private institutions (2015/2016, 2016/2017 academic years)»
The information bulletin presents statistical datas on the material and technical support of general education institutions. The number of institutions equipped with study rooms of a certain subject area is given.
«Extracurricular educational institutions of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (as of 01/01/2016 and 01/01/2017)»
The information bulletin presents general information about circles, groups, pupils and students in extracurricular educational institutions. The number and composition of teaching staff (including age differentiation), information about the material and technical base are given.
Monograph “Information and Analytical Support of Education Reform in Ukraine”