Minister Özer attended the classes of kindergarten students with the hairdressing course at Süheyla Sultan Ship Training Center, which was sent by Karadeniz Holding under the coordination of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources to the Iskenderun district of Hatay, which was affected by the earthquakes in Kahramanmaraş.
Making statements after the visit, Özer stated that they have been trying to bring education to children in tent, container and prefabricated schools with the motto “continue education everywhere and under any condition” since the first day of the earthquake.
Minister Özer explained that before starting education in the provinces affected by the earthquakes, all opportunities were mobilized in order to bring children together with their teachers to overcome the trauma and to make their psychological resilience much stronger.
Stating that there is maximum cooperation with ministries and institutions, Özer said, “We opened Mehmetçik schools in 10 cities in an organized manner with our Ministry of National Defense. We visited the training campus in the NATO tent city where 2 thousand 400 students and teachers can stay and prepare for LGS and YKS. Again, our Ministry of National Defense He gives all kinds of support and contribution to the Mehmetçik schools in 10 provinces, in nearly 240 tents, for our students to meet with education. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the Minister of National Defense,” he said.
“We believe that we will overcome these processes when we join hands”
Pointing out that they had seen the classes where all kinds of training support were provided on the ship “Süheyla Sultan”, Özer said that the ship “Black Sea Lifeship Rauf Bey” with a capacity of 2 thousand people was on its way to arrive at Iskenderun Port.
Providing information on the training program to be carried out on the ship allocated for earthquake victims, Minister Mahmut Özer said, “We will allocate the ship only to students who will take the LGS exam and YKS. As the Ministry, we will provide all kinds of teacher and logistics support. We will meet all the needs of our students preparing for the exam in this region with this ship. “As the Ministry of National Education, we will prepare our students for exams on a ship at sea for the first time,” he said.
Minister Özer thanked the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Fatih Dönmez, who contributed to this process, and all concerned, “We believe that we will get through these processes quickly when we join hands. These will be left behind. These regions will return to the days when the flow of life was as normal as before.” used.