MINISTER TEKİN ATTENDS THE OPENING OF THE TRACES OF EDUCATION ON THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REPUBLIC EXHIBITIONAs part of the events to be held by the Ministry of National Education on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Republic, "Traces from Education in the 100th Anniversary of the Republic" exhibition was opened with the participation of Minister of National Education Yusuf Tekin.
The opening ceremony of the Traces of Education on the 100th Anniversary of the Republic exhibition, prepared by the Ministry of National Education Directorate General of Support Services and the Directorate General of Innovation and Educational Technologies as part of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Republic, was held at the Exhibition Hall of the Museum of the Turkish and Islamic Arts in Istanbul with the participation of Minister Tekin.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Minister Yusuf Tekin said that 2023 is the 100th anniversary of the Republic as well as the beginning of the Century of Türkiye.
Stating that they, as the Ministry, started activities for the Century of Türkiye, Tekin noted that they realized the first of hundreds of events to be held as part of the 100th anniversary of the Republic under the coordination of the Ministry of National Education.
Noting that the exhibition includes sections from the centenary education adventure, Tekin said that they exhibit the progress that has been made in education and innovations have been implemented in 100 years. Minister Tekin thanked everyone who contributed to the preparation of the exhibition
Stating that the Ministry of National Education will organize events that will properly celebrate the "100th anniversary" with both its staff and students, Tekin wished the best for the exhibition.
After the ribbon cutting ceremony, Minister Tekin visited the exhibition and received information from the authorities. He also signed the special book of the exhibition.
Director General of Support Services Ömür Karakullukçu, Istanbul Provincial Director of Culture and Tourism Coşkun Yılmaz and Istanbul Provincial Director of National Education Murat Mücahit Yentür accompanied Minister Tekin at the opening ceremony.
The exhibition takes viewers on an educational journey from past to present.
The "Traces of Education on the 100th Anniversary of the Republic" exhibition will create a link between the past and the future with photographs and objects. It aims to embark on an educational journey that extends to interactive boards, robots and future centuries.
The exhibition consists of a selections of educational photographs, documents and materials starting from the last period of the Ottoman Empire till today, which are in the archives of the Ministry of National Education, Atatürk Education Museum, Istanbul University Rare Works, Archive of Sultan Abdulhamid II, The Republic of Türkiye Directorate of Communications and the National Library of Türkiye.
In the entrance section of the exhibition, testimonies, certificates, licenses, notebooks and educational photographs from the last period of the Ottoman Empire will be included as they form the basis for the understanding of education in the Republican Era. The rest of the exhibition includes diplomas, course materials and photographs, especially from the Republican Period from past to present.
Covering educational environments, methods, technologies, materials, activities and practices from past to present, the photographs and objects in the exhibition aim to renew the national memory by presenting traces of our educational history.
The exhibition, which contains 175 photographs and related educational materials, can be visited until October 15.
Before the program, held at the Museum of the Turkish and Islamic Arts in Istanbul, Minister Tekin visited the Istanbul Provincial Directorate of National Education and made evaluations about the 2023-2024 education process. Visiting the "Reflections String Art Exhibition" prepared by Kadıköy Bostancı Public Education Center, the Minister thanked those who contributed to the exhibition.