3. • Our school is located in the
Istanbul district Sultanbeyli in the
Asian side of İstanbul - 12 million
people - out of which its 360.000
inhabitants live in Sutanbeyli.
4. • Our school has 1400 students. It
consists of a kindergarten (age
5-6 ) plus two additional separate
parts , the primary level including
grades 1 to 5, and the secondary
level including 6 to 8 grades.
5. • Our pupils age: 7-14. Besides, our school
has classes for students with special
needs. Pupils' parents are usually
migrants to Sultanbeyli coming from all
parts of Turkey looking for employment.
They are of low educational, economic
and social levels and are employed mainly
in construction and textile industries.
6. Our goal
• Our goal is: to contribute to
the growing up of the young
generations of disadvantaged
parents to be trained to
understand the importance of
education for their sustainable
7. • and the development of their
international projects and
cooperation in education.
8. Our role
• Our role in the project:
a) tocombat exclusion and
increase equal opportunities
level in the school and local
9. • b) to foster "education for
all" principle with
materials to satisfy student's
10. • c) to provide & promote the
use of new technologies in
teaching process for the
11. • d) to attract and increase
parents' collaboration with
12. • e) to introduce the topic of
sustainable development on
the everyday school agenda.
13. • To obtain the parents’
collaboration with the school;
we have festivals from time to
time to acquire money for
needs of students. Parents help
us have and prepare festivals.
14. • To foster ‘education for all’
principle; We have seminars for
parents and students.These
seminars are about health and
education and understanding
15. • We have Social benefits.
We collect money,
clothes,etc. as needed
and give parents in need.
16. • There are a few parents that cannot
read or write. They can’t help their
children while they are studying their
lessons. That is why we have courses
for illiterate parents, carried out by our
teachers. After courses, after learning
writing and reading, they can help their
students and they feel themselves
17. • We have a project called “Be My
Tutor”. The students who are
successful and eager to learn help the
students who have some difficulties in
learning. They are our small teachers
and teachers’ helpers. The project
brings about the progress for all the
18. • Also there are training courses
for parents at weekends such
as computer courses.
20. For environmental education ; Our
parents and students contribute to
our school project, “Battery
Collection”. They all bring dead
batteries to school and we collect
and deliver them to the
Municipality. Every school tries to
do this project.
21. • We will create an art corner
by using waste materials.
Moreover, an art exhibition
about environment and
awereness will take place in
22. To protect the environment,
it is necessary to educate
people and students as
individuals who have
and knowledge to
24. • To develop Environmental
we should have Ecology lesson at
schools. There is not such a
course like this in the curricula of
the Ministry of Education in
Turkey. However, we think there
should be in order to enhance
29. • In our lessons we try to
integrate the four main
skills: reading, listening,
writing and speaking.
30. • We try to use Communicative
Method to develop students'
speaking abilities and lower
down the level of speaking
anxiety by reinforcing every
effort students make during the
lessons or outdoor activities.
31. • The Total Physical Response
(TPR) is a method that we apply
most as the students' ages
differ from 9 to 14 and they can
learn easily through games
requiring physical exercises.
32. To attract learners' attention
and initiate student motivation,
we use realias, flashcards,
puppets and every material we
find in the classroom to trigger