Recall your secondary school years or recall your kids at that length. Try to do not forget the foreign teachers at that time. Graduates of the prestigious colleges of the USA of America, or in Britain, they’re hired by way of public establishments and personal sector groups. Those who aren’t desired via them are seeking for their area within the remote places. What turned into commonplace in the ones new graduates who widespread jobs in foreign places? These human beings had been well knowledgeable, but they couldn’t locate the work of their fatherland on principle continent because of their one-of-a-kind traits.
Because they were born reactionists, dissidents, they were among the minorities, they idea differently, they behaved in another way, they wanted to guide special lives.
They were looking for the liberty they couldn’t locate in their home us of a, however foreign places. They are not best in foreign colleges, however additionally in embassies.
Blacks, dissidents, gays, intellectuals, later well-known writers have been among them. Writer Arthur Huxley became in Sri Lanka; writer George Orwell lived in Burma. Robert College and Bosphorus University in Istanbul had many foreign writers, thinkers, and academicians, they have got taught and influenced the students’ wondering structure.
My English teacher Mr. Robinson was black American; he had found freedom in Turkey that he could not locate in America. People right here dealt with them identical; they don’t see any color difference. Ted English trainer Mr. Tikfur gave lectures along with his first-rate diction; then he moved to Bilkent University, he was keen on classical song and opera.
My British general supervisor Mr. Green, who became beaten in advance at the same time as running in American corporations, close to his retirement he wishes to run a JV business enterprise overseas with a bit extra energetic undertaking in Turkey.
I had a whole lot of overseas teachers at the same time as studying at METU University Mechanical engineering department between 1968-73. They had been masters in their publications, their information changed into profound and effective; they spoke back the questions clearly without hesitation.
German teachers who have been fleeing Hitler’s Germany earlier than the Second World War, they’d brought a remarkable first-class of education to Turkish universities.
These people came to us, they declared their open-minded thoughts in their works, they lived their lives here in keeping with their options, the students of foreign-language faculties have been unavoidably inspired by them, and the children studying here had an extra liberal, open-minded shape. These are the cases in Ankara TED, Robert, Tevfik Fikret, French Charles de Gaulle, German, excessive Austrian schools, as changed into visible within the universities Bosporus, MetU. American Peace Corps came, so we all learned who is the American citizen, what/how does s/he think? All of them wrote reviews, articles, memoirs, novels approximately the countries in which they served.
It changed into precise; they lived in the unknown nations like us, they made us more acknowledged.
Now the structure of neighborhood public schooling has changed; there is no more regular excessive college schooling. The cost of private schooling with overseas language has grown to be extra difficult; nonsecular training has won weight in unfastened schooling.
New appointments have not been made to normal, excessive colleges; the yearly student expenses of personal schools have reached awesome-inaccessible stages.
People have become seriously considering immigration overseas for his or her youngsters’ training. The annual price for 2019 for Ankara Ted kindergarten is 71, two hundred Turkish lire (or 10k€). In Bilkent Blis, METU schools, the once a year tuition prices of secondary faculties are very high. The annual lessons expenses of Istanbul non-public schools are better.
In the imminent year, they will lessen the number of overseas teachers in private overseas language faculties for cost saving. The Turkish instructors receive 10 thousand lire per month profits; foreign instructors get two times as plenty in keeping with month.
We don’t understand how personal faculties can say that they do exquisite education in foreign languages without overseas instructors.
Now it is introduced that arithmetic may be optional, religion path could be obligatory; in our time it changed into the alternative.
If we buy S400 missiles, we do not know what to do, but neglect to get the F35s. Akkuyu nuclear power plant foundations have cracks; industrial airplanes can’t land on the brand new Istanbul airport due to the tough wind. It is humored that it now not an airport, nearly as if there has been a big shopping mall. There are not any strolling tracks, no meteorological radar, no subway.
We haven’t any knowledgeable younger generations who will find solutions to these kinds of problems. We do now not have a system of education for them to broaden answer-orientated human beings. What is you enjoy? How did your children/ grandchildren get an education? What kind of schooling system are we expecting for them within the future? Where is this us of a with eighty million headed to? How longer let’s endure?