Center of Excellence Jean Monnet European Values at School project's launch conference was held in Santral Campus

The opening speech was held by the rector Prof. Dr. Remzi Sanver. His speech was followed by Dr. Muammer Yılmaz Director of Istanbul Directorate General of National Education.

Director of the European Institute Prof. Ayhan Kaya, explained the results of the survey that was done about the perception of the High School teachers about the EU.

The results were discussed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kenan Çayır, Head of Sociology Department from İstanbul Bilgi Universityand and Dr. Emel Uysal, Senior Trainer from the Foundation of Teachers’ Academy (ÖRAV). The conference ended with Q&A.

Academicians, students, teachers, NGO's and the press members attended the launch.

This EU funded 3-year-project specifically aims at generating contents and pedagogical tools and training seminars for enhancing European Values such as democracy, fundamental liberties and equal opportunities among primary, secondary and vocational school teachers and students in Istanbul.