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Social and Economic Harmonization through Vocational and Technical Education Project Launched


Minister of National Education Ziya Selçuk said, “Through the project, we will strengthen the infrastructure of our schools and ensure that our children under temporary protection are prepared for life through vocational and technical education.” said.

After the 2023 Education Vision was announced by the Ministry of National Education, a new one was added to the projects initiated to strengthen vocational education. Ministry of National Education in this context, the Syrians under temporary protection in Turkey, education, in order to support the social and economic cohesion area, the European Union and KFW cooperation in the “Vocational and Technical Education Through Social and Economic Cohesion Project” was launched.

Minister of National Education Ziya Selcuk, who participated in the publicity meeting organized by the Ministry in the Ministry of Education, stated that the quality and the enhancement of the quality of vocational and technical education in the 2023 Education Vision has an important place. Selcuk, carrying out the processes together with the sector, forming a dynamic vocational and technical education that shapes itself according to the country’s priorities, stating, “In Turkey, approximately 12 thousand students under temporary protection from Syria and other countries are currently registered in our vocational and technical secondary education institutions. We are implementing many projects in order to increase them. This project is just one of them. ” said.

Areas of vocational education schools will be re-determined.
Selçuk said that the areas of vocational education schools will be handled according to the needs of the provinces. We will also quickly restructure the areas in which our vocational education schools are trained. ” used expressions.

The infrastructure of the school, which provides 50 vocational training in 8 provinces, will be renewed.
The project, which has a budget of 300 million TL, is planned to be completed in two years. As a pilot, Istanbul, Bursa, Mersin, Adana, Hatay, Kilis, Gaziantep and Sanliurfa provinces were determined as priority. In the project, which includes three studies, the biggest budget is the improvement of the infrastructure and laboratories of the vocational and technical education schools selected in the pilot provinces. In this context, 80 percent of the project budget will be devoted to the improvement and strengthening of workshops, laboratories, other equipment and infrastructure of 50 schools in 8 provinces.

10 thousand Syrian students under temporary protection will be given access to Turkish students with limited access, educational material, materials, work clothes and lunch support. Approximately 5 percent of the project budget will be used for the promotion and promotion of vocational and technical education. The project aims to provide high quality and accessible vocational and technical education to Syrians and Turkish children under temporary protection, to improve their educational environment, to provide support to increase the continuity of education and to raise awareness on opportunities offered by vocational and technical education.

Source: http://www.meb.gov.tr/mesleki-ve-teknik-egitim-yoluyla-sosyal-ve-ekonomik-uyum-projesi-baslatildi/haber/17605/tr