Umay Aktaş Salman
When discussing education policies, systems and problems, teachers, students, and parents remain as the hidden subjects in most cases although they are the key components of the system. The facts and statistics alone are not enough to argue education. There lies a reality beyond data, that takes place inside the classrooms, the houses, and on the streets. Data are made of the figures which contain human stories. Our blog post series “Long Story,” discourse the education with the human stories besides the expert opinions and current statistics.
ERG Policy Analist
In studying our current system of education, we often examine and discuss countries that have high academic achievement, yet there are also lessons to be learned from countries that are not so high on the achievement scale but have similar challenges to those faced in Turkey. Some of these countries are in Latin America. Read More
Education Reform Initiative (ERG), in collaboration with Mother Child Education Foundation (AÇEV) has prepared a study on “Enrollment in Early Childhood Education and Care in Turkey”.
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