ERIC Number: ED225750
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Turkey: Socio-Cultural Information. The Education of Migrant Workers' Children: Dossiers for the Intercultural Training of Teachers.
The report provides information on the social situation, the family, and the educational system in Turkey. The social situation is discussed in terms of the history of the Turkish political system, forms of society and social stratification (including causes for migration of Turkish workers abroad), the linguistic situation, religions represented, social life and relationships, and seven holidays. Information on the family covers the evolving status of the family from a traditional pattern to a more modern type, the roles and positions of family members, and eating habits. The education system from pre-school through higher education is summarized. Each educational component is discussed: basic education (primary schools and middle schools catering to children 7-14 years of age); secondary education (general, vocational and technical institutions with courses of at least 3 years' duration); higher education (undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate training in courses ranging from 2 to 6 years); and non-formal education (general education and vocational/technical education) which is integrated with formal education. Other education matters identified include: teaching methods, textbooks, use of media and facilities available; methods and prospects of reform; system of assessment and conditions for promotion; school-leaving certificates and reports; and qualifications demanded of primary and secondary teachers. (BRR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Articulation (Education), Cultural Background, Developing Nations, Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Characteristics, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Migrants, Nonformal Education, Politics, Religious Factors, Rural Population, Sociocultural Patterns, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Conditions, Urbanization, Vocational Schools
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Cultural Cooperation, Strasbourg (France).
Identifiers: Holidays; Turkey
Note: For related document, see ED 215 830.