Partner 3

ISPARTA TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION

ISPARTA TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION

Isparta Egitim Gonulluleri Dernegi( IEGD ) which was founded in 1998 is a non-governmental institution. It is an initiative of teachers and with more than 150 members IEGD seeks to enhance the developmental and growth opportunities for the Turkish society through the balancing of skill development and encouraging the people’s potential. It hopes to create skills to qualify the adult, youth and educators to play an active role in Turkish society on one side, and to pave the way for international cooperation on the other one. IEGD also intends to reinforce youth initiatives by making contributions to growth and developmental activities at the present framework of the followed national rules and regulations which guide such an activity in Turkey. Moreover it aims to increase the education level and quality of people and to try to supply equal opportunity for successful students who face with inadequate financial possibilities among those of others having adequate financial opportunities. For these reasons it conducts numerous activities to accomplish its aims. Some of the basic activities are:

  • education and teaching activities;
  • every year around 250 youngster are prepared university and high school exams by giving courses via qualified teachers;
  • seminars and conference;
  • not only for the families but also for the youth, the institution gives personal improvement courses;
  • enhancing the youth education;
  • organizing small meeting with the public high school managers to discuss and brainstorm on what to be done for the youth education;
  • cultural and historical visits;
  • arranging the national and international excursions to enhance the cultural and historical awareness;
  • foreign language, social science and musical instruments courses are opened for the youth;
  • IEGD arouses a consciousness on environmental issues by planting trees and organizing some environmental campaigns.