The First Workshop on the Development of an Early Warning System (EWS) Completed

The first workshop on the development of an Early Warning System (EWS), which will be implemented within the scope of ODAP, was organised in Ankara on 20-21 September 2022.

The workshop started with the opening speech of Ms. Emine AKINCI, the Head of Department of Research, Development and Projects, and information provided by the Technical Assistance Team about the objective of the project and workshop and main reasons for absenteeism and early school leaving in the pilot provinces of the Project.

Project Technical Assistance Team and experts in their fields delivered presentations on the concept of early school leaving, the European Union’s overview of early school leaving, and policy measures to reduce early school leaving in the European Union, including the Early Warning System, and the process of developing an early warning system in Türkiye

In the following sessions of the workshop, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting tools of the Early Warning System (EWS), and roles and responsibilities and job descriptions of the EWS Teams were discussed by the participants through group works and their suggestions were received.

Ministry of National Education personnel, academicians, school counsellors, representatives of relevant NGOs and Provincial Directorate of National Education personnel participated in the workshop.