In his written statement, Minister of National Education Mahmut Özer stated that teachers participated in approximately 8 million hours of training over the IPA during the 6-day mid-term holiday.
Expressing that 827 thousand 674 teachers received 1 million 307 thousand 392 vocational training through IPA, Özer gave the following information on the subject:
“The number of our teachers who attended at least one training was 474 thousand 663, and the number of those who attended at least two trainings was 205 thousand 497. 254 thousand 586 teachers attended at least three trainings, 18 thousand 227 teachers attended at least four, 14 thousand 526 teachers attended 5 or more trainings. Our teachers showed great interest in the trainings during the professional study period. Upon incoming requests, we re-opened the trainings given from the IPA on professional work until 23:59 on April 30. Our teachers will be deemed to have completed their professional work if they complete at least one training between April 15-30. “
Expressing his gratitude to the 1 million 200 thousand teachers who constantly work for their personal and professional development, and who always make self-sacrificing efforts for the children of the country, even during difficult times such as epidemic conditions and earthquakes, Özer said that teachers’ continuous work with IPA and new approaches designed as a meeting point for the development of teachers. He stated that they will be with him and will continue to support their professional development.