National Agency for School Evaluation Establishment of the School Improvement Programme (2002 – 2005) B component of the Education Quality Management Creation Part 4 – Internal and External Audit “- a consequence. In 2005. December 30. Minister of Education Order No.. ISAK-2683 of the National School Assessment Agency and the provisions of Approval as NMVA inception. In 2006. January 23., when NMVA registered in Register of Legal Entities (certificate no. 089 080), is the agency’s official activities start.
To assist the Ministry of Education and Science to ensure the quality of education, the development of educational institutions in self-assessment and evaluation, and enabling school leaders and founders to improve the quality solutions, using the available data.
Run schools providing general education (hereinafter – the school) in the quality assessment;
provide methodological support and guidance to schools and their founders on the quality of school performance improvement.
To lead the country schools of the quality of the internal self-assessment and to organize and coordinate the activities of the school’s external quality assessment;
to provide data for monitoring education;
the school’s performance quality of the external evaluators selection, training and certification.
Currently, the Agency employs 22 full-time employees, but we also have over 300 accredited external evaluators and school self-evaluation consultants, who are deployed when they are needed.
Over the lifetime of institution, we shared our experience with education staff from Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Moldova, Romania, the Republic of Georgia, the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Republic of Tajikistan Ministry, SICI (The Standing International Conference of Inspectorates) conference (Agency is a member since 2007).
The Agency is currently implementing the European Union’s Structural Funds project „Strengthening Quality Management in Schools which provide General Education”.
The Agency is currently working in joint activities with these foreign partners: National College for Teaching and Leadership (U.K., Nottingham), IQES GmbH (Instrumente für die Qualitätsentwicklung und Evaluation in Schulen Winterthur, Switzerland). Also, we had joint events with Education Scotland, Centre of Educational Leadership (The University of Manchester), Nord Anglia Education (in Agency’s formation stage) and other partners in Europe.