Istanbul. The conference of TEMSEN

From 17-20 the yearly conference of TEMSEN took place. TEMSEN is the Turkish umbrella organisation of school inspectors and one of SICI’s youngest members. More than 300 inspectors, scientists and international guests participated and shared their expertise on a variety of topics.

SICI was represented by EC member Gonnie van Amelsvoort who illustrated SICI’s aims, strategy and activities. Moreover, 6 individual SICI countries (Rhineland Palatina, Lower Saxony, Scotland, Slovak Republic, Flanders and the Netherlands) presented the characteristics of their inspection systems. The SICI certificate of membership was handed over to the president of TEMSEN, Ms Nermin Tascioglu. Turkey has started the process of reforming its inspection system and expressed great interest in cooperation with SICI and member countries in the near future.