Akhisar Public Education Center

Akhisar Halk Egitim Merkezi ve Aksam Sanat Okulu

Akhisar, TURKEY

Our organisation is an adult education courses provider in our region called Akhisar , located in the west of Turkey , as one the biggest counties of the province of Manisa.

Our organisation was founded in 1968 and has been organizing different courses for adults and the people out of formal education. In our organisation’s database we have about 3.000 different modules for courses such as vocational, artistic ,sports , integration and ICTs.

Our vision is Education is everywhere for Everyone. To give statistical knowledge , only last year our organisation organized 809 various different courses and reached 20061 adults in the concept of Lifelong Learning .

Our organisation’s objectives are:

Akhisar Halk Egitim Merkezi ve Aksam Sanat Okulu gives much importance to the development of digital skills of adults. Therefore , our main courses include Networking, Mobile Programming , Applications for Adults on internet ,Instruction Technologies, Software and Effective Internet Using together with ICTs.In our database we have 54 different courses in the scope of Information and Communication Technologies. In recent year , we have 368 adults who were certificated by attending our courses including ICTs.

Since our organisation was operated , we have always been targeting the adults integrated in the use of ICTs . As an organisation, we have sufficient conditions and staff to promote the integrated and strategic use of ICTs and Open Educational Sources.

Besides ICTs, one of our most popular and crucial courses is Bakery and Cooking Course,where the trainees have the chance of practicing different world culinary.We have a special module and curriculum of Bakery and Cooking ,which includes the aims,activities,practice rules and time of the course .The students who attend the course regularly can have the Certificate of Bakery and Cooking ,which is prepared by us in the name of Ministry of Education- General Directorate of LifelongLearning.

Our organisation includes one director, four subdirectors, two English teachers, two ICTs teachers and other artistic and vocational education teachers according to the courses we provide as demanded by adults and local society.