Long Story | I Have a Refugee Student

Long Story | I Have a Refugee Student

Umay Aktaş Salman
ERG Researcher

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.

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Mexico, By the Side of Turkey:  Education, Inequality and Poverty

Mexico, By the Side of Turkey: Education, Inequality and Poverty

Yeliz Düşkün
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

International Day of The Girl Child

International Day of The Girl Child

Ingibjorg Solrun Gisladottir, UN Women, Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia and Representative to Turkey

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