Izmir University of Economics opens “kindergarten”

Izmir University of Economics (IUE), which has carried out many projects to support the development of children, families and educators, is in its 21st…

Izmir University of Economics (IUE), which has carried out many projects to support the development of children, families and educators, will open a “kindergarten” in its 21st year. The kindergarten that will be established in the old Izmir mansion, opposite the Balçova campus, will start operating in September.

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) has taken steps to open a “kindergarten” in its 21st year. The kindergarten, where a full-time psychologist and 5 teachers who are experts in their fields will work, will be open to the participation of children of EUI and Izmir Chamber of Commerce (IZTO) members, as well as all of İzmir. Children who participate in workshops, trainings and activities led by a professional team will have a healthy development process both physically and socially. The kindergarten that will be established in the old Izmir mansion, opposite the Balçova campus, will start operating in September. In the kindergarten, where children aged 3 to 6 will be accepted, a total of 72 students will study in 4 classes.

EUI Rector Prof. Dr. Murat Aşkar said that they attach great importance to the kindergarten project and continue to work meticulously. teacher. Dr. Aşkar said: “Our university recently established the Children’s University Research and Application Center with the approval of the Higher Education Council (YÖK). Our university, which was awarded the title of ‘university for children’, has implemented many projects for our children and families so far. The ‘Children’s Festival’ which we organized last week was one of the most newest and most beautiful. In accordance with the university-society cooperation, we will continue to organize new activities using our university facilities for our children. We will open our kindergarten in September, adding a new one to the measures we have taken to our children,” he said.

Launch of the teacher recruitment process

Expressing that they will prefer experienced and undergraduate graduates for kindergarten education, Prof. Dr. Aşkar said: “We are very keen that our children in our kindergarten are educated in the best conditions, in a physical environment where they can have a pleasant time. For this reason, in the former mansion of “Izmir, right in front of our campus, we provide a solid environment where our children can study comfortably and safely, not only physically but also with the quality of education. “We will build a kindergarten. Having a child development program within our university is also an advantage for us. We will recruit 5 teachers in total for our kindergarten. Our applications have started for this, those considering teaching can contact us,” he said.

Yasemin Özgün, deputy director of the Center for Application and Research at the Children’s University of the EUI, said that the knowledge and habits that children will acquire at kindergarten age are of great importance for the healthy development of children.

Stating that they have sought expert advice on determining the educational content in kindergarten, Özgün said, “The period between 3 and 6 years includes a process in which children are very eager to learn, to learn about what is happening around them and flourish. “We need to create a space for rich social activities. We need to create an environment that will improve our children’s self-confidence with workshops; we must provide an environment where they enjoy learning and come to school with pleasure. Acting with this awareness, we develop our plans and work in detail with the support of all relevant units of our university. We care a lot about our kindergarten.”

Experts in the field

The direction of the Center for Application and Research of the Children’s University of the EUI, specialist in preschool education Inst. To see. It was undertaken by Ezgi Oral Bozkurtoğlu. Specialist in counseling and psychological guidance Lecturer. To see. Yasemin Özgün is the deputy director. Expert Family Counseling Psychologist Ayşe Özgener, IUE School of Foreign Languages ​​Lecturer Assoc. Dr. Evrim Üstünlüoğlu and Head of Textile and Fashion Design Department of EUI Prof. Dr. Elvan Özkavruk Adanır is also a board member of the center.

Izmir University of Economics opens a

Izmir University of Economics opens a

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