The Workshop for The Implementation of The Model Conducted in İzmir

Within the framework of the main goals of ODAP, the workshop, which was organised for the implementation of the Prevention, Intervention and Compensation Model to fight against the Early School Leaving (ESL) and for the development of the Model Implementation Guide, was conducted in İzmir between the dates of 5th and 9th June 2023.

The contents of the Model and how the Integrated Model would be implemented were discussed with the feedback of the participants, the roles of the related actors were defined in relation to the delivery of the services specific to the Integrated Model, and a comprehensive analysis was carried out on the components of the Model.

The opening speech of the meeting was delivered by Ms. Emine AKINCI, the Head of Research, Development and Projects Department in the General Directorate of The Secondary Education of the Ministry of National Education, and by Dr. Mustafa BALCI, the Education & Training Sector Manager in the European Union Delegation to Türkiye. Teachers from 50 pilot schools, representatives of the Provincial and District Directorates and the representatives of the stakeholder General Directorates affiliated to the Ministry of National Education as well as the academicians participated in the meeting.

The model, which has been developed in order to support the implementation of the prevention, intervention and compensation measures in the fight against the Early School Leaving (ESL), will lay the foundations of the pilot actions to be taken in the 50 pilot schools in 14 provinces. The pilot implementation period of the Model for ODAP will start in 14 pilot provinces of the Project in the 2023 – 2024 school year.