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Plataforma electrónica dedicada a la enseñanza para adultos en Europa


Sala de prensa

National Coordinators for the Implementation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning –Turkey

Idioma: EN

Project Kick-Off Meeting

The general aim of the project is to ensure the necessary Institutional Cooperation for adult education and employment and help the adults all over Turkey to continue to live as active citizens by supporting them to acquire modern basic skills. Besides, it is aimed to increase the employability of those who want to participate in employment, but have difficulty in finding jobs themselves.

The specific purpose is to increase the employability of previously convicted adults (ex-convicts) and Supervised Freedom Convicts, who have the priority to be supported as defined in LLL Action Plan 2014-2018 of Turkish Republic Ministry of National Education, by supporting them to participate actively in personal development and job-shadowing programs.

Implementing Agency: Turkish Republic Ministry of National Education

Target Groups: The staff of Public Education Centers, MoNE

                       The staff of Provincial Directorates of Supervised Freedom, MoJ

Beneficiaries: Ex-convicts, supervised freedom convicts, adults

Stakeholders of the project:

  • General Directorate for Punishment and Detention Facilities, Ministry of Justice,
  • General Directorate for Employment, Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services,
  • The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB),
  • The Chamber of Artisans and Craftsmen in Turkey (TESK),
  • Independent Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association ( MUSİAD)

In the context of the project ‘National Coordinators for the Implementation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning National Coordinators’ Project Kick-off Meeting was held. You can see its agenda and participants as in the following;


109 participants from Ministry of National Education-Directorate General for Lifelong Learning,  Open Education Unit of  GD LLL, Social Cultural Trainings and Activities Unit of GD LLL, Provincial Directorates of National Education in Pilot Provinces, Public Education Centers of MoNE in Pilot Provinces, Antalya Advanced Technical School for Girls, Metropolitan Municipalities of the Pilot Provinces, General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses, Turkey Business Association (TEO) Turkey Confederation of Tradesmen and Craftsmen (TESK), Turkey Chambers and Stock Exchanges Union of Turkey (TOBB), Independent Industrialists and Businessmen Association (MUSIAD), Akdeniz University Faculty of Education, Anadolu University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences and Education, Uludag University Karacabey, Vocational School, Marmara University, Distance Education Application and Research Center, Firat University, Faculty of Education Totally,



1ST Day of Meeting

  1. First Session

Opening remarks from;

  • Ms. Merve Çakıroglu, Ministry of Justice, General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses, Branch Manager
  • Mr. Mehmet Zeki BAŞYEMENİCİ, Head of Department of Open Education, and Directorate General for Lifelong Learning
  • Introductory documentation about structure of DGLLL and its works  


  1. The Second Session
  • Presentation by Dr. Faruk Şenyayla’s ,the Project Coordinator, about aims of project, its target   group, methods to be applied and planned activities
  • Presentation by Mr. Yadigar Baran’s , Turkish employment agency (IŞKUR), Pendik Service Center, Work and Vocational Consultant about “ISKUR and Its on-the-job-trainings”


  1. The Third Session
  • Presentation by Dr, Sevgi Sezer, Lecturer in Uludağ University, Karacabey Vocational School about “Interinstitutional Cooperation”
  • Hacivat and Karagöz display (a traditional improvised theatre) by Antalya Advanced Technical School’s skilled students
  • Presentation by Prof. Dr. Engin Karadağ, Lecturer in Akdeniz University, Faculty of Education,  about “Leadership and Organizational Behaviour”
  • Displaying of Films on Lifelong Learning TV (LLLTV) titled as “From Master to Apprentice”

2ND Day of Meeting

1-First Session

“Success Stories” of Suna Kıraç, a document aired on LLLTV

Presentation by Mr.Hakan Partici’s about providing vocational courses to ex-convicts and disadvantageous individuals in Manisa, Turkey


2-Second Session

Presentation by Prof. Dr. Meral GÜVEN, lecturer in Anatolian University, Faculty of Education, about “learning how to learn”

3-The Third Session

Presentation by Dr. Zeynep TAÇGIN, Lecturer in Marmara University, Distance Education Applications and Research Center, about “the place of technology and its benefits to learning”

4-Forth Session

A panel discussion regarding “Role of Cooperation in Employment”

Participants are;

  • Doç. Dr. Bünyamin ATICI, lecturer from Fırat University, Faculty of Education,  
  • Mr. Ahmet Hilmi Gökmen, Sinop Representative of Independent Industrialists and Businessmen's Association(MUSIAD),
  • Nazan Bektaş, Manisa Confederation of Turkish Tradesmen and Craftsmen(TESK), Assistant Secretary General,
  • Ms. Aynur Tezgör, an officer in Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, Department of Social Services, Social Affairs and Education Services in Branch Office
  • Dr. Sevgi SEZER, The moderator


  • Mr. Ahmet Vefa Güler, DG LLL Unit of Social, Cultural Trainings and Activities.




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