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Türk Eğitim Sisteminde Köy Ensitüleri
Village Institutes in Turkish Education System

Author(s): Ali Gürsel
Subject(s): History, Education, Recent History (1900 till today), History of Education, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919), Interwar Period (1920 - 1939), The Ottoman Empire
Published by: Kilis 7 Aralık Üniversity
Keywords: Turkish Republic; Village Institutes; Anatolia;

Summary/Abstract: In the second half of the twentieth century two striking development happened in Turkey. The one of them is after the decadency of Ottoman Empire constructing a new nation by National Independence War (1919-1923). The second one is establishing Village Institutes just after the war to speed up development of a new nation by focusing on education. In the first years of Republic, literacy rate was approximately 5 per cent which most of people in Anatolia were non-educated and there were no schools and teachers at those times. In order to change this picture, Village institutes have been played a great role in creating productive and modern Turkish Republic by focusing local education.

  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Issue No: 11
  • Page Range: 1-11
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Turkish