Minister of National Education Mahmut Özer made a statement about the Academic Support Program, which will be implemented for the first time in order to support the career planning of students studying in vocational and technical Anatolian high schools when they reach the 12th grade.
Stating that a new university preparation model will be implemented for vocational high school students who have applied approximately 250 thousand technical programs after finishing the third year of high school and going to the last year this year, Özer said, “In this context, in order to support the career planning of students in vocational and technical Anatolian high schools, senior students will train their skills in enterprises. We offer two new options for them to continue their education or to receive intensive academic education by choosing the academic field that suits them. gave the information.
Books with lesson charts are ready
Minister Özer, Ministry of National Education General Directorate of Vocational and Technical Education, to be implemented for the first time in the 2023-2024 academic year, “12th grade academic support courses” and “weekly lesson schedules” for the new model for students who apply the Anatolian technical program of vocational and technical Anatolian high school. stated that they have completed it.
Noting that 24 textbooks have been prepared for students to be prepared for YKS within the scope of the Academic Support Program, Özer said that the Basic Proficiency Tests (TYT) and Field Proficiency Tests (AYT) to be carried out by ÖSYM are taken into account in the YKS preparation books within the scope of the Academic Support Program prepared by the experts of the Ministry.
“We have prepared 4 different options according to the preferences of our students”
Regarding the prepared YKS preparatory books, Özer said, “We have prepared 4 different options: mathematics and science, mathematics and Turkish language and literature, social studies and Turkish language and literature, foreign language programs according to the academic preferences of our students. Academic Support Program books, 2023- It will be ready on the desks of our vocational high school students at the beginning of the 2024 academic year.” he said.
Digital content is on the air
Mahmut Özer also stated that the electronic contents enriched as a question bank are published on http://meslek.eba.gov.tr/ and https://meslekmateryal.eba.gov.tr/, thus providing the final year vocational high school students, printed books. He also emphasized that digital environment provides the opportunity to prepare for university.
“Students who choose the program will graduate from the Anatolian Technical Program”
Minister Özer noted the following regarding the Academic Support Program, which will be implemented in the 2023-2024 academic year:
“Students who are enrolled in the Anatolian vocational program of vocational high schools and have a success score of 70 and above at the end of the 11th grade and students from the Anatolian technical program will benefit from the program. Students who choose the program will graduate from the Anatolian Technical Program. will be supported academically by taking 31 hours of classes per week to prepare for university.
Among the 231 thousand 373 students enrolled in the 11th grade Anatolian vocational program this year, those who meet the criteria and 16 thousand 241 students enrolled in the Anatolian technical program will be able to benefit from the Academic Support Program of the Ministry of National Education.