2 “Open your heart as far as you can;so that it becomes as deep as oceans! Fill yourself with belief and love human;don’t leave a single sad heart which you don’t care or give hand!...”"Aç, herkese, açabildiğin kadar sineni; ummanlar gibi olsun! İnançla dol ve insana sevgi duy; kalmasın alaka duymadığın ve el uzatmadığın bir mahzun gönül!.. “
4 TESED was founded by a group of teachers who devote themselves to education in TESED,whose name was “Association of Volunteers for Education” at the beginning;has then become “Turkey Education and Love Association.” ”Education” and “Love”,which are two inseparable halves of a whole,has added meaning to its name .
5 As a non-governmental organisation,TESED’s aim is to help Turkey make progress in a democratic environment and to make every contribution to Turkey’s educational,cultural and social development. With its nearly 1000 members who are teachers in public and private schools in Turkey,TESED aims at developing professional knowledge and skills between our members and volunteers,improving motivation and morale which teachers continuously need in education,taking necessary precautions before social problems appear and establishing love and trust ties.
6 In the light of mind and science,TESED’s members who are interested in Turkey’s problems and innovative has organised various educational,cultural,artistic and social activities.TESED also organises seminars,conferences,theatral activities,tours and courses for teachers,students,families,public and administrators.
8 “Our Children”Project According to protocol signed between TESED and local education authorities,our members give courses to students of primary school.With this Project,hundreds of successful students who didn’t have opportunity to support their education have attended colleges.
11 “Hold My Hand”Project This Project has been carried on according to protocol signed between Ministry of The Interior and TESED. Within this project ,children who are disadvantaged because of rapid increase in divorce rates have been given psychological,psycho-social and academic support and educational and social activities have been organised for their families.
16 “Supporting Social Education”Project This Project has been done on regional primary boarding schools. By this Project it is aimed to make children who suffer from lack of social interaction because they do not live with their families socialize,make them spend their weekends and holidays with useful and enjoyable activities, improve their interests and skills so that they can unite with other people and make positive contribution to themselves,their families,their community and environment,and become citizens who are at peace with themselves,their families and environment,tolerant,honest,virtuous,good and happy.
22 TESED has organised seminars under following titles: - Project cycle - Seminars about EU projects - Family communication - Positive Life and Healthy Communication - Meeting Rules - Methods of Being Successful Using Time Efficiently - Communication in Family and Understanding of Devotion in Education - Healthy Diet - New Approaches in Education Management - Anatolian Education Model - Being an Efficient Teacher - Values Education
27 -Honorary courses given by TESED teachers in order to improve students’ success -Speed Reading Course -Computer Course -Foreign Language Courses(English and Arabic) -Art and Crafts Courses Reed flute Guitar Violin Traditional Turkish Crafts)
36 It is published by TESED every 3 months and distributed freely It is published by TESED every 3 months and distributed freely.It acts as the voice of the teachers’ hearts in educational,scientific and cultural environments.
42 TESED has been organising cultural tours to nearly every part of Turkey.It also organised international tours to Germany,France,Switzerland,The Balkans-Jordan-Africa-Georgia).TESED aims at establishing close relations between teachers, improving their motivation and make them start new academic year dynamically.
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50 Independently of daily and politic worries,TESED will continue to organise activities for raising children who will shape our country’s future,motivating their teachers and for parents who are the most important piece of our children’s lives thanks to your,dear education volunteers’, support.