“Since 2014, the Regional Inspectorate of Education made around 200 interventions in schools, 42% about infractions of staff and teachers. The most common are physical aggressions and verbal charges (…)”.
Between September 2014 and the last week of February, the Regional Inspectorate of Education made 196 inspections, in order “to ensure the quality of children` education and the students` learning”.
In the field of the disciplinary action, 83 cases were reported through participation or reports. 13 of this complaints did not give rise to disciplinary procedure.
However, we had 42 inquiry procedures and 28 disciplinary procedures.
Jorge Morgado said, to the newspaper “Diário de Noticias da Madeira”, “that most of the infractions are about human relationships: physical aggressions and verbal charges”.
The remaining 113 interventions were made according to audit and control programs.
In conformity with the Regional Inspectorate of Education, 6 interventions took place in a context of audit programs: 3 were about financial management of schools and 3 were about budget management of staff.
The remaining 107 inspections in schools were related to the next areas: pedagogical, administrative and financial. 51 inspections: final tests and exams of the initiative of the Regional Inspectorate of Education.
38 interventions were concerned with management and human resources of higher primary school (5th and 6th grades); lower secondary school (7th, 8th and 9th grades) and higher secondary school.
6 inspections were relative to the management of kindergarten and private schools.
The Regional Inspectorate of Education is responsible for the evaluation, audit, verification and technical support not only of schools, but also of schools administration. It is in charge of 126 schools: 31 schools of higher primary school (5th and 6th grades), lower secondary school (7th, 8th and 9th grades) and higher secondary school; 95 schools of lower primary school (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades) and pre-school (including nurseries and kindergartens).
The Regional Inspectorate of Education supports: respect for people, improvement of the organization, centrality of the school as an educational organization and public interest.