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This project aims to enhace the self-reliance of refugees through life-skill training and school-support programs, in order to contribute to the sustainable life of refugees in Turkey, by strengthening their cohesion with the host community. The project is funded by PRM and started in October 2016. Education support facilities will be established in Adana and Istanbul, one center per city. Support programs will include Turkish language courses, English language courses, Vocational Training and social inclusion activities. The project is written for Syrian refugees. However,once 50% of the participants are Syrian,the rest of the beneficiaries for activities can be non-Syrian refugees or members of the local community.
The below listed activities will take place within the scope of this project:
• Establishment of an accredited system in coordination with MoNE’s Public Education Centers for Turkish language courses and İŞKUR for the vocational trainings
• Assisting attendants of vocational training to be employed in sectors parallel to their vocational training
• Increasing school enrolment and decreasing drop-our rate for refugees via the language courses, etude classes, educational guidance and awareness-raising sessions for parents
• Reaching employed refugees through evening/weekend classes (language classes and vocational training)
• Promoting social cohesion through activities


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    Good practices
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  • Language
    English Turkish
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Project n° 2020-1-FR01-KA204-080142

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.