Ministry of National Education of Turkey Lifelong Learning General Directorate and International Blue Crescent have extended their partnership for the education and vocational training and integration of Syrian refugees started in 2016 for two more years.
MONE Lifelong Learning General Director Mr. Yusuf Buyuk and International Blue Crescent (IBC) Vice President Muzaffer Baca signed the protocol in Ankara on July 2nd, 2020 in presence of IBC President Recep Uker.
The protocol focuses on education, skills and vocational training of Syrian children and adults-mainly youth and women-on Turkish language and different skills to promote their capacity and involvement to Turkish education system and business sector.
Previous protocol was covering the provinces of Istanbul, Bursa, Konya, Gaziantep and Kilis.Three more provinces İzmir, Kocaeli and Sanliurfa are now included to the new protocol.
IBC implements its projects in coordination with MONE depending on the needs assessment done in partnership.
As education, training and support facilities we do activated our community centers and info hubs that operating in those provinces.
Since 2016, International Blue Crescent (IBC) managed to have access to hundreds of thousands Syrian beneficiaries. Turkish language trainings are provided to around 50 thousands of them and skill and vocational training to around 100 thousands.
Around 50000 Syrian beneficiaries get psycosocial, legal and health assistance through these centers too.
Targets referred in previous protocol achieved almost to triple scale.