Teacher employment reform, another week without the final text

Another week without the final text of the teacher recruitment reform. Not even today, Friday 29 April, the PNRR 2 decree was published, containing the reform, which was given the green light by the government on Thursday 21 April.

Eight days without the text. Only the draft submitted to the Council of Ministers is available, while the unions have only had three slides published during the meeting on Tuesday 12 April.

In the afternoon the editorial staff of School horizon he made a live broadcast with Manuela Pascarella (Flc Cgil) to answer some questions about the reform.

The reform: approval in June. 70,000 will take up the role by 2024

Awaiting release in Government Gazette of the text of the provision, probably before 25 April, we take stock of what has happened so far in the light of the draft reform published in recent days.

The text of the decree, in order to become law, must undergo parliamentary scrutiny and may therefore be subject to further amendments.

The reform, as envisaged in the PNRR, will reach its goal in June. The competitions will, according to what is stated in the document, be on an annual basis. The goal is to reach 70,000 new positions in the role by 2024.

Is expected two separate paths in terms of the reform of recruitment: one focused on initial training which is mainly of interest to recent graduates and one dedicated to unsure with three years of service.

Basic education and qualification

The modalities for basic education, qualification and access to upper secondary education are defined.

Is expected:

  • ONE path University activates basic education (equivalent to at least 60 credits), with a final examination
  • ONE national public competition yearly
  • ONE trial period in service for one year with final evaluation

That enabling training sessions it can be done after graduation or during the training course in addition to the points needed to achieve one’s degree. It is expected an internship period in the schools. One is included in the final exam simulated lesson, to test, in addition to the knowledge of the academic content, the teaching ability.

The qualification will provide access to competitions, they want annual frequency to cover vacant professorships and to accelerate the entry into the role of those who will teach. Competition winners will be recruited with one trial period of one year, which will end with an evaluation that also aims to establish teaching skills acquired by the teacher. If successful, there will be entry into the role.

Waiting for the new system to be fully operational, for those who they have already been teaching for at least 3 years in the state school there is direct access to the competition. The winners will have to obtain 30 university points and complete the qualification test to pass the role.

In the transition phase, those who do not already have a three-year course of study behind but want to teach will be able to achieve the first 30 university points, including the internship period, to gain access to the competition. The winners will subsequently complete the other 30 points and take the qualification test to be able to pass the role.

Continuing education and the National School

There continuing education of teachers become continuous and structured in a way that favors innovation of didactic modelsalso in the light of the experience gained during the health crisis and in line with the development objectives of innovative teaching provided for in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan.

Education on digital skills and on critical and responsible use of digital tools will be part of the education already mandatory for all and will take place within working hours.

ONE update and training system with a three-year plan that will allow teachers to acquire knowledge and skills design teaching with innovative tools and methods. This training will be completed in hours other than working hours and can be paid for by the schools if it involves an extension of the training offer. The completed courses will also be evaluated with the possibility of gaining access to a positive result salary incentive.

Continuing education courses will be defined from High school which was established with the reform and must not only make sure to adopt concrete guidelines on the subject, but also to accredit and verify the structures that are to deliver the courses, in order to ensure the highest quality. The school, which is part of the Pnrr reforms, will also handle the training courses for managers and auxiliary, technical and administrative staff.

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