NUMBER OF PEOPLE ENROLLED IN PUBLIC EDUCATION COURSES REACHED 3.8 MILLION IN FOUR MONTHS3 million 818 thousand people enrolled in courses provided by 997 Public Education Centers located in all cities of the country as a part of lifelong learning programs of the Ministry of National Education in the first four months of 2022.
997 Public Education Centers affiliated to the Ministry of National Education have been responding to the education demands of people as a part of lifelong learning activities. In January of this year, 602,282 people enrolled in courses while the number of people enrolled in the courses increased to 720,254 and this figure reached 1 million 314 thousand and 61 people in March. The Ministry announced that the number of people enrolled in the courses provided by the Public Education Centers increased to 3,8 million in April.
In April of 2022, 673,797 women and 507,915 men enrolled in the courses. Number of women enrolled in the public education center courses was 57 percent. Meanwhile, the number of women enrolled in technical education courses increased to 70 percent during the same period.
Highest demand was recorded İstanbul, Mersin, Bursa, İzmir and Antalya
Highest demand for courses organized by the Public Education Centers was recorded in İstanbul with 105,159 people. Other higher demands were observed respectively in Merzin, Bursa, İzmir and Antalya.
Number of people enrolled in courses increased by 218 percent
"We continue to increase the quality and capacity of formal education while responding to the education demands of our people of all ages in 997 public education centers located in all 81 cities of the country. Number of people enrolled in public education center courses increased by 218 in the first four months of this year when compared to the figures of the same period in 2021 and reached 3 million 818 thousand and 309," said Minister of National Education Mahmut Özer.
He noted that the Ministry aims at increasing the variety of courses by considering the needs of women and reaching one million people every month.
Certificates can be obtained from e-State
Those who successfully completed courses provided at the Public Education Centers can obtain their certificates from the e-State portal.