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“Turkey National Needs Assessment of State School English Language Teaching Forum” Convened at TEPAV Representatives from public institutions, academia and civil society attended the Forum during which TEPAV and British Council report was discussed.
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08/05/2014 ANKARA - “Turkey National Needs Assessment of State School English Language Teaching Forum” was held on Wednesday May 8, 2014. Representatives from public institutions academia and civil society attended the Forum during which the report with [More]
“National Needs Assessment of English Language Teaching” by TEPAV… TEPAV and the British Council delegations shared the results of the study with the Minister of National Education Nabi Avcı.
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13/03/2014 The study titled “Turkey National Needs Assessment of State School English Language Teaching” jointly carried out by TEPAV and the British Council was presented to the Minister of National Education Nabi Avcı on 13 March 2014. The presentatio [More]
TEPAV Director Sak: "The Latest Development Plan Speaks More Korean" A meeting themed “How to Avoid the Middle Income Trap” hosted a debate on the divergence between South Korea and Turkey, which had similar economic structures in the 1970s.
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17/09/2013 ANKARA – TEPAV held a meeting themed “How to Avoid the Middle Income Trap: Policy Lessons from Korea” on Tuesday, 17 September 2013, with the contributions of the Korea Capital Market Institute (KCMI). Delivering the opening remarks, TEPAV Di [More]
The Number of Women in Non-Agricultural Employment Increased by 50 Percent in the Last 5 Years The number of women in employment increased by 1.5 million to 4.8 million.
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16/06/2013   ANKARA – The number of women in non-agricultural employment has increased by 50 percent (1.5 million) in the last five years, to 4.8 million. The eighteenth issue of the TEPAV Employment Monitoring Bulletin reported, “Figures for February [More]
The Merih Celasun Award Winner: “The Extension of Compulsory Education Has Reduced the Number of Child Brides.” A study that examines the impact of education on marriage and birth rates reveals that the reform has increased the schooling rates for girls, especially in the rural Turkey.
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28/05/2013   ANKARA – The extension of compulsory education from five to eight years has increased schooling rates and decreased the number of teenage marriage and births in Turkey. The findings of the TEPAV 2012 Merih Celasun Award winner study, titled [More]
Why is Turkey an Odd Country? | Esen Çağlar It is odd to invest in real estate and apartment blocks instead of in education.
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17/04/2013   "Our country’s agenda gets so odd at times that one inevitably wonders if such things happen in other places as well. Are we one of a kind? Is there any other country that has suffered from terrorism and high inflation for 30 years? Do the [More]
Intergenerational Mobility in Education - How Does Turkey Compare in Equality of Opportunity? Evaluation Note / Bilgi Aslankurt
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17/01/2013 "Education is one of the key factors that determine the quality of human resources and thus the competitiveness of a country. The steps that will enhance the access to and quality of education can facilitate economic growth by helping make the best [More]
The European Union has to be Turkey’s Growth Story Commentary / Esen Çağlar
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19/03/2012 "Ever more of us nowadays think that the crisis in Europe has shaken the foundations of Turkey’s European Union (EU) project. Looking at the acceleration of the trade figures between Turkey, the Middle East, and North Africa, some get caught u [More]
Employment Drops in the Education and Health Sectors Between November 2010 and November 2011, 30,000 people left jobs in the education sector.
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12/03/2012   ANKARA – TEPAV stated that the education and health sectors faced the highest drops in employment. The stable, upward trend of employment in the education sector since 2008 turned downwards by mid-2011. The fourth issue of the TEPAV Employme [More]
Commentary/Esen Çağlar The five differences between the ministries of education in Turkey and the UK
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23/01/2012   "I actually wanted to continue writing on the issue of sidewalks as we are buried in snow. The municipal mentality that plows the snow on the roads does not care much about the sidewalks where pedestrians walk. But I will cover this in a lat [More]