OUR EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY
Our students are provided with the knowledge, skills and values they will need through life in accord with our education philosophy developed by İzmir Private Turkish College as result of 64 years of experience. This methodology is;
• Compliant with the curriculum program specified by the Ministry of Education;
• Equipped with skills for the 21st century; and
• Incorporates the unique attitude of İTK based on our values.
As an education institute with a prestigious and exemplary reputation on a national and international level that is committed to continuous improvement and development, İzmir Private Turkish College relies on four elements which support each other and evolve in a mutually inclusive structure. These elements are:
• Professional Education Staff
• Curriculum and Education
• Assessment and Evaluation Unit
• Learning Environments
The "Mapping and Leadership Team" representing all our teachers from all social platforms and levels meets in regular meetings, also supported by faculty members of METU Educational Sciences Department, in order to share on-going educational activities and to realise inter-disciplinary communication.
Presenting an innovative and creative attitude with its active education approach, İzmir Private Turkish College provides its students with activities and learning environments aimed at development of personal, social and organisational skills, in addition to academic education.
Our distinguished education staff plan our unique education activities as well as all materials, educational techniques and evaluation methods used in such activities in accord with our mission and our education philosophy, thus preparing our students for the next step in their education.
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES OF İZMİR PRIVATE TURKISH COLLEGE
İzmir Private Turkish College embraces the following objectives as our ideals on all levels of education:
TO EMBRACE THE PRINCIPLES OF ATATÜRK AS THE LIGHT OF OUR INTELLECTUAL LIFE:
We believe our children should be raised and educated under the light of modern science, on the path forged by Atatürk.
TO PRODUCE STRONG AND VIRTUOUS MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY WHO ARE RESPECTFUL TO HUMAN RIGHTS:
Our children should live with the compassionate feelings of friendship and brotherhood, and be raised as socially active, strong, and virtuous individuals.
TO RAISE INQUISITIVE INDIVIDUALS:
Our children should be raised to be inquisitive and encouraged to conduct research in every field of science.
INSTILLING A STRONG AFFINITY FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGES:
Our children will need to be able to easily communicate with their peers and colleagues in foreign countries. A good knowledge of foreign languages is very important for effective communication in a variety of cross-cultural contexts.
TO RAISE GENERATIONS WHO ENJOY SPORTS:
Our children should be taught that sports are an important avenue for healthy living and healthy generations, as well as a universal bridge for international friendships.
TO INSTIL AND DEVELOP MANAGEMENT ABILITIES:
Our students should be raised to be self-confident individuals with the ability to direct beneficial changes in the community, using their knowledge, vision, and communication skills to be effective leaders. Our students should provide an efficient model for others with their strong social values, exemplary behaviour and steady attitude.
TO INSTIL A LOVE OF ART:
Our children should be equipped with knowledge and skills to create their own art, and they should be encouraged to develop an appreciation for art in all its forms.
TAKING PART IN SOCIAL AID ORGANISATIONS AND NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS:
Our students should be encouraged to be aware of the problems in their community and the world, and to volunteer in non-governmental organisations aimed to develop social, cultural, and environmental services beneficial to the community.