1. mollag

    Education certificates.

    For Turkish driving license application, would they accept my Bsc ?.
  2. teosgirl

    30% of Syrian kids in education

    Only 30 pct of Turkey?s Syrian children have access to education: Disaster agency head - LOCAL Hidden child labour: how Syrian refugees in Turkey are supplying Europe with fast fashion | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian The factory’s supervisor agrees that 12 years old is very...
  3. teosgirl

    UK education ranks 6th in the world

    20 Best Education Systems In The World ? MBC Times It's interesting to see that we beat all other EU countries (except Finland). It's sad to see Turkey didn't even make the top 20 although I'm not surprised. Charlotte
  4. S

    Education for 16 year old in Turkey

    Hi all, My daughter is 16 and hoping to move to Turkey to join her mum who already lives there. She's currently studying A-levels at college in the UK in year 12. What is the law with regard to education in Turkey? Would she have to attend high school until 18? Would she be able to achieve any...
  5. W

    Are you really happy with the standard of your child's education in Turkey?

    As asked above. What do you think?
  6. H

    BBOM Izmir

    Hi. I'm from Canada and we are thinking about moving to Turkey within 2 years. I'm wondering if anyone has any experience or knowledge of BBOM in Izmir? I believe they have opened but its very difficult to find any information/reviews about it. We have non-profit schools here but the model seems...
  7. Jaycey

    Education - did you make the right choice?

    Forcing us to specialise so young is the biggest failing of our education system | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett | Comment is free | Do others agree with this? I wonder if any TLFers actually decided their profession at 16 y/o and was it the right decision? I retired 5 years ago and...
  8. mamish

    Why I moved from Turkey - by a Turk

    Sad but true.... ?Why I moved from Turkey? - BLIND SPOT If there is an exodus of educated, caring Turks, what are we left with? (A name beginning with E??) :35:
  9. M

    Waiting for Employment Letter from Turkish Higher Education Board (YÖK)

    Hi everyone, I was wondering if any non-Turkish university instructors know anything about when the Turkish Higher Education Board (YÖK) will issue our employment letters for the current semester. My director was originally told that all employment letters would be issued by YÖK on September...
  10. E


    Good morning all I have a daughter who will take the sbs exam (8th class) this year and I wondered if their was any exam (not Turkish) that she could take to top up her points, I have heard for the uni exam there are some for students born abroad. Her Turkish is not 100% she does well in lessons...
  11. TurkInDenmark

    How's life in Turkey as a graduate student?

    Hey fellas, a question popped in to my mind. At the moment I'm studying Turkology at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, as a undergraduate. I'm almost certain that I as a part of my education will go to Turkey for a semester, preferably at one of the big well renowned ones. As a fact...
  12. teosgirl

    Latest education scandal

    Experts denounce controversial YGS rule - Today's Zaman, your gateway to Turkish daily news The ÖSYM has been hit by many scandals in the past years, making it one of the most harshly criticized agencies in the country. It was the subject of an investigation into the State Personnel...
  13. teosgirl

    lack of teachers and constant changes raise concerns in education

    Stating that there is a serious shortage of teachers in schools in Turkey, Koncuk noted that 40,000 teachers were appointed in absentia to full-time positions at state schools across the country last Monday, adding that the ministry has to appoint at least 40,000 additional new teachers next...
  14. A

    Sending Children to Turkish Govt Schools

    Hello all, I have recently moved to Turkey from Pakistan for studies. My family is with me and I have two young daughters whom I want to send to the nearest public school. I need information on what procedures I have to follow. My Turkish is not good, so I cannot get much info from the school...
  15. Jaycey

    Education for women???

    I think not ...
  16. teosgirl

    more education woes for Turkey

    YGS results reveal 360 percent rise in number of zero scorers in two years This news, surely couldn't have anything to do with this, could it? TURKEY - Distrust in Turkish testing body delays personnel exam Erdo?an says head of test organizing body failed to manage exam crisis And this was...
  17. teosgirl

    Education ministry cancels commemorative ceremonies

    Turkey cancels May 19 Atatürk commemoration ceremonies in stadiums I'm shocked by this news. I know this is a popular event in the state schools calendar. In our area it's a great source of pride for schools and families alike; the children love preparing and performing the show. It...
  18. teosgirl

    moral lesson more important than safe sex education?

    LOCAL - Condom crisis erupts in university campus I personally think it's wrong to condemn students as 'immoral' for having sex outside wedlock. I have no problem with positive promotion of sex after marriage, but in my opinion there's a difference between that and open condemnation of those...
  19. J

    Education of 2 teens in Antalya?

    Hi there! Can someone please tell me about the educational system in Antalya? My youngest daughter will be in 9th and my oldest girl will be in 11th grade. They do not speak any Turkish- what are our options? Can they go to a public school? I can't see how they would be able to since they...
  20. P

    Mulga Education Offices - Information needed

    Hi there - does anyone know the address for the main education offices for primary school registration. I visited the Mehmet Danaci Primary school in Bitez Village yesterday and they have provided me with the name of the form but with my 'littlle' Turkish and the Headteacher's 'little' English...
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