Hürriyet Daily News, Barçın Yinanç
Change is a must in Turkey’s education system, but recent sharp shifts could do more harm than good, Education Reform Initiative (ERI) director Batuhan Aydagül has told the Hürriyet Daily News in an exclusive interview.
Le Figaro(French), Delphine Minoui
Après la révision controversée des manuels scolaires concoctée par le gouvernement d’Erdogan, la rentrée scolaire s’appréhende avec inquiétude en Turquie. Read More
Education Reform Initiative (ERG) has been trying to be an independent and reliable source in education for the benefit of the child’s and the society’s development through its research and education activities since 2003. It aims to achieve systemic transformation in education through sound evidence, constructive dialogue and innovative/critical thinking. Read More
The 14th Annual Good Practices in Education took place on May 13, 2017 in Tuzla Campus of Sabanci University.
The Conference aims at generating new platforms that will enable educators to get together to share their creations and good practices. In addition to presentations of good practices, the conference program is enriched with workshops, banner presentations, which set the stage for face-to-face dialogue among participants across of various educational topics.
As of 2016, Turkey hosts more than 2.8 million refugees from Syria, which is more than half of the Syrian refugee population in the Middle East region. While ensuring that every refugee child has access to quality education is of the highest importance, “the refugee crisis” urges us to rethink the way that the Turkish education system can best its multiethnic, multilingual body in a more inclusive way. Read More
Through its annually published Education Monitoring Reports, ERI aims to contribute to development of our education system and policy development process based on sound-evidence and constructive dialogue. Read More
PRI, Pınar Ersoy
A fire at a Turkish girls dormitory that killed 11 students in late November has cracked open a debate in Turkey about controversial approaches to educating girls in rural areas, and whether the government is doing enough to monitor religious groups who increasingly are educating them.
Newsweek, Pınar Ersoy
Turkey has been in mourning since late November when a fire rampaged through a girls’ dormitory in Aladag, a town of 18,000 in Adana province of southeast Turkey. Eleven students and one teacher were killed, cracking open a debate in Turkey about controversial approaches to educating girls in rural areas, and whether the government is doing enough to monitor religious groups who increasingly are educating them.
As UN Women, we seek to empower both young women and young men to become influential partners in gender equality and women’s empowerment. In order to do this, we have 6 focus areas. Read More
Today’s Zaman, Nicole Pope
Close to 18 million children are returning to school after what has been an unusually long summer break. As if the three months initially scheduled were not sufficient, the authorities decided to add an extra two weeks of vacation in a move apparently designed to support the struggling tourism industry. Read More