Arad County School Inspectorate

Arad  County  School Inspectorate  provides the framework for personal and professional development for all the educational staff in the county, promoting innovation and pro-reforming policies.

At the same time, Arad  County  School Inspectorate militates for the respect of the students’ rights and interests,   according to the law in force, while ensuring, through specific means, their  safety, as well as their physical, intellectual and spiritual development.

Arad  County  School Inspectorate is committed to pursuing equity in education and to guaranteeing equal opportunities and free competition in order to attain quality education in the services  it provides.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • To apply the policies and strategies of the Ministry of the National  Education and  Scientific Research (MENCS);
  • To monitor the quality of the teaching-learning activities according to  national standards;
  • To control, monitor and assess the quality of school management ;
  • To co-ordinate school-entrance, national evaluations, school leaving examinations (the Baccalaureate) and school competitions;
  • To mediate the conflicts between schools and local public administration/ municipality;
  • To co-ordinate all teaching staff movement and examinations.

Organizational Culture:

Arad County School Inspectorate promotes universal values, rights and fundamental freedoms, such as: freedom of thought and  expression, freedom of association,  respect of individuals and  individuality, the right to (intellectual) property and the right to equal opportunities. The organizational culture of the institution relies on these values, both in concept and  in  practice, thereby considering change as a potential force of improvement, implementing risk – taking as part of management and progress, taking into account diverse opinions to identify the best solutions, as well as  acknowledging performance, personal involvement and interest in the work done. Arad County School Inspectorate  aims at  increasing its credibility in the public eye, while taking responsibility for its actions and promoting transparency and professionalism  in decision making.

What we do:

  • Control and verify if law and legal norms regarding curriculum  are applied;
  • Organize and conduct school inspections;
  • Organize and conduct national examinations at all levels according to MENCS;
  • Control, advise and assess teachers’ activity;
  • Offer consultancy regarding school management;
  • Apply the national policies regarding human resource;
  • Organize and conduct examinations for  teachers;
  • Ensure the necessary human resource in schools;
  • Identify the needs of teaching staff;
  • Monitor and assess training programs and their impact upon teaching activities.

Priorities:

  • Quality standards in education;
  • Equal access to education;
  • Ensuring resources in education;
  • Internationalization – increasing the European dimension
  • Complementarities of  extracurricular activities to school education

School network:

  • 4 National colleges
  • 3 Technical colleges
  • 5 Colleges
  • 30 Secondary schools
  • 85  middle schools
  • 2  primary schools
  • 17  kindergartens
  • 61 200 students
  • 5428 teaching staff
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Main tasks
  • Collaboration in the definition of the methodology framework

  • Piloting CRISS in 20 schools

  • Provide supporting activities

  • Organise training workshops