Celebration of final quiz competition and award ceremony of the project "Students learning about the EU" implemented by Eptisa in Turkey

The competition involved 21 student winners in previous rounds conducted in the country's provinces

August 04 2016

As part of the technical assistance project to the Ministry of National Education of Turkey for raising the knowledge and awareness of students on EU values, fundamental rights and policies through effective educational measures, a Final Quiz Competition and Award Ceremony was held in Ankara on 25 and 26 May.

The Finals of "I'm Learning the EU" Quiz Competition, which was held in the Council Hall of the Ministry of National Education in Ankara, involved 21 student winners in previous rounds conducted in the country's provinces.

The next day, 1,200 people composed of secondary school students, teachers, school principals, provincial directors and Ministry of National Education staff from all corners of Turkey attended the award ceremony in Council Hall of Ministry of National Education. Along with Deputy Minister of National Education Orhan Erdem and other high officials from the Ministry, Deputy Head of Delegation of European Union to Turkey Béla Szombati, and representatives from Ministry for European Union Affairs and Central Finance and Contracts Unit also attended the ceremony.

In addition to the mention of the final three winners of "I'm Learning the EU" Quiz Competition, an award ceremony was held for the winners of "Tell me about the EU" painting, slogan and short-story competitions. As a final award, the 21 winning students of the two competitions won 5 days study visit to an EU country.

The event ended with the opening of an exhibition of winners of painting, slogan and short-story competitions.

"Technical Assistance for Students Learning about the EU Common Values, Fundamental Rights and Policies" Project was initiated in 2014 with a €3,256,000 budget financed from 2011 IPA-I Programme within the scope of financial cooperation of Republic of Turkey and European Union, and that has Ministry of National Education as the beneficiary.


 
 Celebration of final quiz competition and award ceremony of the project