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Increasing Attendance and Enrolment Rates in Secondary Education (ENROLMENT)

Action /Activity:

Action II: Education and Training
Activity II.II: Increasing Educational Attainment And Skill Levels By Providing Access To All

Title of the Operation:

Increasing Attendance and Enrolment Rates in Secondary Education (ENROLMENT)

Operation Number:

TREESP2.2.ENROLMENT

Implementation Period:

Service component: 10.12.2021 - 09.06.2024

Operation Beneficiary:

Directorate General of Secondary Education (DG SE) in the Ministry of National Education (MoNE) of the Republic of Türkiye

Website / Social Media Accounts:

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Interventions and Estimated Results:

The Operation has service and supply components.

Operation Purpose:
• to support efforts to increase attendance and enrolment rates in secondary education through development and implementation of a comprehensive prevention, intervention and compensation model

Target groups:
• Relevant staff of the DGs of the MoNE
• Teachers and school managers
• Secondary school students especially at risk of early school leaving and class repetition
• Parents
• Civil society organisations (NGOs)

Activities under service contract:
• Developing a prevention, intervention and compensation model:

A prevention, intervention and compensation model will be developed for strengthening the sense of belonging of the students to school and increasing their motivation as well as improving the communication between the student and the teacher.

Via this method; students under the risk of early school leaving, absense and class repetition will be targeted. The Model will specifically target girls in the provinces where they are under a greater risk of facing such risks.

Also, a Guideline for implementing the Model and a National Strategy Document will be prepared.

The Model will be implemented in 50 pilot schools by targeting the students under the risk of early school leaving. In this context; activities on visual arts, music, motivation raising, drama/performance arts and laboratory studies will be implemented. To this aim; social, cultural, sportive, scientific activities, role model meetings, motivation raising and creative educational activities, etc. will be realized.

Besides, compensation/catch up classes on reading comprehension, Mathematics and Science courses -composed of maximum 25 students each- will be established. In order to publicize the Model, awareness-raising activities targeting the policy makers/education authorities, mukhtars and community leaders, CSO representatives and the media will be organised. Furthermore, university visits will be arranged for increasing the information and awareness levels of the students at risk of early school leaving.

• Early Warning System
An Early Warning System will be developed which is expected to enable a systematic monitoring of school attendance of the secondary education students and timely identification of early school leaving for further development of relevant measures.

• Family visits and infromation meetings:
Families of 1.500 students, specifically that of girls, will be visited by the teachers and school principals.

• Scientific and Technical Studies:
Desk studies will be conducted on the best practices at the international level, also current situation and needs analyses will be realised.

• Workshops, conferences and other organisations:
With the participation of relevant parties, regional workshops will be organised, and coordination meetings will be held twice a year with the aim of developing the Model.

The purpose of the supply component is to support efforts to increase attendance and enrolment rates in secondary education through providing basic materials and equipment necessary for arts, music, drama and science activities to the activity classrooms that will be established and/or equipped in pilot schools.

Current Situation:
(As of July 2022)

- For the service component, implementation period started on 10.12.2021. The Kick-off Meeting was held on 13.12.2021.
- The opening event was held on 26 July 2022 with the participation of representatives from relevant public institutions and stakeholders.
- Within the scope of Activity 1.2.1, legislation, policy documents and existing practices regarding participation in education was reviewed. Legislation Review Report was prepared.
- Within the scope of Activity 1.2.2, 2 workshops on legislation review were carried out in Ankara on 6-7 April 2022 and 27-28 April 2022.
Within the scope of Activity 4.1, 3 regional workshops were organised in Ankara, Hatay and İstanbul on 25-26 April 2022, 17-18 May 2022, 23-25 May 2022, respectively. 3 workshop evaluation reports were prepared.

- For detailed information on the supply tender, please click here.

The supply component consists of 7 lots. The implementation periods of Lot 1 and Lot 3 started on 20.05.2022. The implementation periods for both lots are 120 days. Lot 1 includes the supply of IT and Electronic equipment. Lot 3 consists of furniture to be supplied within the scope of the project.