The International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC) promotes research, learning and information exchanges in support of peace, friendship, understanding, inclusion and diversity. Founded in 2003 with 17 countries participating, the IFLC has grown to include 145 countries with more than 2,000 participants in 2015.
Senegalese Media Owners Association Chair Madiambal Diagne says that the Turks should also be appreciated because of their approach toward education. “The best way to help people in another country like ours is to extend support in the field of education. The people who receive this educational support become industrious and decent and do their job properly.
Bülent Arınç met with Nigerian officials and also visited Nigerian Turkish International College and Nigerian Turkish Nile University. “I am proud of the achievements of Turkish schools in the international arena,” Arınç said during his visit to Nigerian Turkish Nile University.
The Gülen movement is active in many sectors, but educational institutions make up its core. It started its first international school in Azerbaijan, and its success there proved vital to expansion across elsewhere; in June, however, the Azerbaijani government moved to close down all Gülen-affiliated schools in the country. This report summarizes a qualitative study of the effectiveness of the Gülen movement’s educational philosophy and methodology
DR. JOCHEN THIES Driven by a sense that German state schools are failing them, many migrant communities are founding their own A gray morning in January in the sleepy suburbs of Stuttgart. But in one part of the district of Bad Cannstatt, there are sudden signs of life: hundreds of people walking in the same […]
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu stated he had ordered the closure of Turkish schools in 160 countries, arguing that the officials of those schools had sent letters to the leaders of foreign countries in which they complained about the Turkish government. The closure of these schools is a serious step, but the reason for the closure is not based on real evidence.