Category Archive: Events

Dec 16

Child Marriage: The Worst Thing That Can Ever Happen To A Child

Today I attended a seminar about child abuse. It was organized by the senior class public relations students at Bilgi University. The moderator of the event was one of their professors, Betül Mardin, who is a very well-known public relations specialist. According to Wikipedia, she is called the grande dame of public relations. It was …

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Mar 14

“British Council Turkey Teacher + Competition” by Jason Price

There were tearful scenes on the podium as Ozlem Akin, a state school teacher from the central Anatolian city of Kirsehir, was voted Turkey’s ‘Teacher +’ and walked off with first prize of a trip to the annual IATEFL teachers’ conference in Liverpool this April. What is a Teacher+? Six months ago British Council Turkey …

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