Minister of National Education Ziya Selçuk said that they know that they touch the future of a child in every decision they make during the pandemic process.
“We will never allow a situation where no teacher, no child, will be at risk. This should not even be discussed. ” Minister Selçuk said that they consulted the physicians weekly before making a decision and that they watch the tables in other countries on a daily basis. Stating that the decision on the opening date of the schools has become a “national issue”, Selçuk said, “Believe it, trust the society, when making such a decision, if there is no data, we will never make a decision if there are some problems in risk related situations. … Let the society believe strongly in this and somehow they will surely see that we have made a very careful decision about these issues. ” spoke in the form.
“We make the healthiest decision for our children, for our teachers”
Stating that it is necessary to approach the issue of opening schools as “a holistic ecosystem”, Selçuk said: “When we look at our relations with the Scientific Committee, when we look at what is happening in the society, when we look at our teachers and our administrators in the provinces, our self-confidence increases. We say, 'We have this job, we are after it.' If it is necessary not to open it, it is necessary to not open it, if it is necessary to open it, it is about opening it. For this, we are in a great effort to improve any condition. Our primary intention is to open schools because that's what is natural. Speaking of normalization everywhere, there will certainly not be any limitation on cinema, market, market, street, sports, arts and so on. We follow up on this and make the healthiest decision for our children, for our teachers. ”
Minister Selçuk, when Ahmet Hakan asked whether the schools will be opened on August 31, said, “We are making his preparations and we are ready for him. Very clear." he spoke. Reminding that there are rumors that there will be an explosion in the number of cases before LGS, Ziya Selçuk said, “There was no explosion after LGS.” used the expression. Stating that 1 million 473 thousand children entered the exam, Selçuk said, “Only one of our children had cases. The system works so well that the child who is tested in the afternoon falls on the computer at 1 in the morning. They call us from the Ministry of Health until 10.00 am. It's about a single child. We took our precaution immediately, as soon as the first session ended. ” said.
Outbreak standard to schools
Minister Selçuk noted that with the control guide they prepared with TSE, they have achieved the hygiene standards of all areas of the schools and said, “We will start to implement this with the protocol we will sign with our Minister of Industry and Technology, Mr. Mustafa Varank.” shared his knowledge. Minister Ziya Selçuk, the Ministry of Industry and Turkish Standards garden all schools across Turkey with the Institute of teachers room, up to the door handle sink stating that they remove the standard of each point, the words continued as follows: "The checklists were prepared, the book came out. Thanks to 2 thousand inspectors and formers, the administrators and teachers of each school will conduct the management of the school through these checklists. All of them have this list digitally as a book. Each place has detail. Class, corridor, garden, out of school, home issues… What should be considered in the teachers room in some way, what should be considered in the toilets, what are the basic standards regarding wet floors ...
Explaining that they have accustomed the schools to these standards in the LGS process, Selçuk underlined that the standard has been set for what should be paid attention from the entrance to the school.
Vocational high schools produce masks
Explaining that the disinfectants and masks needed in the pandemic process are produced by vocational high schools, Minister Selçuk noted that they no longer purchase these products from outside, or even give them out. Selçuk stated that machines producing respirators and masks were produced in vocational high schools. Selçuk said that as of this week, they sent 31 out of 4 books to be sent to schools on August 3.
“There are 4 scenarios we are working on”
Minister Ziya Selçuk explained that they are working on 4 scenarios on how the education system will function during the pandemic process. Stating that what would be done in one of these scenarios if the schools were completely open without restrictions, Selçuk said that the schools were completely closed in the second scenario and the courses continued to be given online. Defining the third scenario as “Diluted”, Selçuk noted that in this scenario, the school was open on certain days, the class size was brought to class on different days, the lesson time was reduced, the curriculum was diluted, and some of the lessons could be watched at school and some at home online.
Selçuk, in the fourth scenario, shared that the measures were taken only in risky provinces and the rest of the issue was implemented without restrictions. Minister Selçuk, who wants these scenarios not to be perceived as finalized issues, said, “This is not a certainty, it is a scenario. We are prepared for any situation. Under the leadership of our President, the Cabinet will meet and National Education will emerge, just as all ministries hold this issue with four hands. After our President sees all the data, a decision emerges in consultation with the debates he made in the Cabinet. We made this decision with the community, 'We will do this.' We will share, when the time comes. ” said.
“We build an incredible infrastructure in the live lesson”
Ministers Selcuk, Turkey's success in capturing the gold circling in the distance education in Turkey in this regard "a professional place to" go and stressed that he said: "We are building an unbelievable infrastructure in the live course. In the world, states across the country as the only country capable of living course Turkey. Available in private schools or regionally. There are partially in cities. I'm talking about the national scale. Let's say that if we are talking about America, I'm talking about the whole of America, the whole of China, the whole of France. In Turkey all have such an able. The teacher can teach live. We can do that. We have some limitations. We are aware of it, we have a lack of it, we are aware of it, we are trying to handle them. As if the teacher is teaching at school, he can come to the school every day and study his lesson there, and the child can watch him live from home. We do this. We are ready for this. There is only a problem with the access of certain children from their home. We are trying to fix this. ”
1 million goals in live education
He said three-quarters of the students that live in Turkey Selcuk access to education, "Sept. 1 million are going. This is a worldwide business. We are very proud in this respect. ” said.
Ministers Selcuk, Turkey has no place on television in some places distributed to television, computers in schools without computer access to students also said they had embezzled the money.
Minister Selçuk, Minister Selçuk, who was asked about what criteria the risk was based on for National Education, said, “It may not always be possible to make a future estimate. This figure is that day, but when you look at the general line, by looking at the course in the world… The data about the fall of the curve shows itself in days and weeks. There is Eid al-Adha. If Allah permits, we will realize this holiday. After this holiday, the mask, distance and cleaning rules are not followed and if there is a big jump, will the table change? Do the decisions change? Varies. We don't speak numbers. We speak on principles. The healthcare professionals tell us what we should pay attention to in principle. ” made evaluations.
Selçuk, "Isn't the uncertainty about opening schools unheard of motivation?" He answered the question: “Sometimes uncertainty is an invitation to struggle for some. We will work and do whatever comes. It is also incredibly bad for some. This is a topic that is very relevant to the personality structure. We see that the attitude of their parents is shaped accordingly. This uncertainty is, of course, motivational, and of course leads to inhibition. We said, "You are right." Call. We have established a psychosocial support line for you, commissioned our psychological counseling and guidance experts 24 hours a day, published parent and youth guides. We have done hundreds of things for the relief of uncertainty. Is there any uncertainty? There is. This uncertainty exists for the Science Board as well. It is also uncertain for the world. We will shoulder this together. We will come together, stand upright and say, 'We will succeed together.' We say. If we don't trust each other, our children will suffer in this uncertainty. If the family is concerned with their child, the child will be more concerned. ”
Expressing that they look at the children of the nation with the eyes of trust, Selçuk said that they look at the concept of trust in another way. Expressing that the trust is a divine responsibility, Selçuk noted that they look at the children as their pupils. Emphasizing that the necessary problems will always be made about the existing problems, Selçuk wanted the families to be good cheers. Selçuk explained that she trusted her teachers and administrators and said that everything would be done together.
Measures to be taken in school services
Minister Selçuk stated that work is being done on the precautions to be taken in school services and said: “We established an epidemic board in every school related to the daily cleaning of the service vehicles. This board is at the district, provincial level… A representative of the provincial health directorate… A board consists of assistant principals and teachers in schools. These are the classes of the school, the cleaning of the door handles, the cleaning of the toilets, the service vehicles, the garden fittings, or will there be any missing on the checklists related to them? Of course it's about services… ”
Touching on mobile education, Minister Selçuk said, “Mobile education is very serious. What can be done to control and reduce this transport? We have another work on village schools. Other preparations continue, such as continuing education for primary school children in their village. We have a general directorate of support services, there is a separate work with them, the chamber of servants and other relevant representative organizations, the Ministry of Health and so on. It's walking there. Sharpen provided. Since half of the class will come, half is in the service. The epidemic is at a certain level, and if we are implementing part-time work as a scenario, there is half the class Monday-Tuesday. So there is half in the service. ” he spoke.
Free masks will be distributed to students
Selçuk stated that teachers and students will use masks and continued: “We will give the mask to students and teachers free of charge. We have a washable mask standard here. This is the standards of the Ministry of Health. We will give our children a washable mask in that standard. Vocational high schools also make it. We can do it in N95. We will give it again in time. We will not give it once a year. Students have no mask problem. Our expectation is that students are masked everywhere. But some of our children have allergic problems that sometimes have difficulty breathing, while maintaining that distance while listening to the lesson. We also discussed this with the Scientific Board, and we will bring the standard in LGS there. We did R&D for the mask that did not steam glasses. ”
Stating that they also work on age range and awareness raising in the use of masks, Selçuk said, “We have lessons in life science. As soon as the schools are opened, there will be a week in general within the context of this course as an integration week. The course will not be processed that day. That week will be training, awareness raising, awareness week. Which class and which age group will do which activity, which game to play… We will also do it to high schools. We will do this through the game. This will happen entirely with group games. There is a list of contactless games. These were the last Sunday with the children of the agricultural workers, we played with them in the fields. We have a lot of related games. ” used expressions. Selçuk said that videos related to this were also prepared and said that they had ready play lists.
“Children go to school for their friend”
Minister of National Education Ziya Selçuk, "Is it compulsory for children to receive education in physical places, technology has developed, cannot education be provided at home?" On the question, he made the following assessment: “There is a school called home school in the world. As someone who has been involved in educational psychology for years, I know clearly. School is not just a curriculum. School is a stage of life, an environment of socialization, an opportunity window related to the inheritance of values. We need to think about parents. 24 hours parenting is not easy, parents are tired. We cannot talk about such a thing without regulating the business world and putting other options in an ecosystem. Even if we can, we should not do it. The child learns from the child. The children go to school for their friend. Socialization among children is important. Children are kissing the screen. The screen is not enough. ” Emphasizing that the spiritual bond of the child with the teacher is very important, Selçuk said that this is not the screen. Expressing that it is very important to be face to face, Selçuk explained that this is not a curriculum issue.
“Distance education will continue even if schools are opened”
Ministers Selcuk, seen in the first case to be in Turkey and within a week after the schools closed, including the contents of three television channels that they have established, 3 thousand 3 program, said they pulled the TRT's support for distance learning in the process. Stating that the preparation and assembly of a single program was prepared in 358 days, Selçuk noted that the shootings were carried out in 5 studios in Istanbul and Ankara. Selçuk stated that after the shooting of the first lessons, they increased their test shots and found teachers who are prone to camera. Explaining that they have opened a training program called “Camera Front Teacher” for teachers to use the right techniques in front of the camera, Selçuk said, “Distance education will continue even if schools are opened. We do not quit. We will also give all the lessons in the school on television. ” said.
Minister Selçuk stated that 1000 of the technical team consisting of approximately 674 people who took part in the program shootings were teachers and this team started shooting next year. Selçuk also expressed the sadness of the writer Asım Gültekin for receiving the news of death. Emphasizing that Gültekin made great contributions in the field of literature, Selçuk said, “Those who have a great accumulation on the integrative nature of matter and meaning will know what I am trying to say, it is a huge loss. A great example is before us. God bless you, I wish my condolences to his family. ” he spoke.