The project is improving the quality and raising awareness about Vocational and Technical Training, funded by the European Union and the Turkish Republic, which Ministry of National Education is the Operation Beneficiary, the Ministry of Labor and Social Security European Union Coordination Office (HRD PRO) is the Contracting Authority, partaking under the Improving the Quality of Vocational Education and Training in Turkey Grant Program; conducted by Fethiye Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Fethiye RAM and Fethiye Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School.

Project Objectives

1) To form a sustainable cooperation mechanism between vocational and technical secondary education institutions and private sector in order to meet the needs of the labor market in Fethiye,
2) To increase its preferability by socioeconomically disadvantaged young adults by raising awareness about the advantages of vocational and technical training and improving the quality of counseling services,
3) To increase and develop the training quality and learning environment in kitchen and service fields at Food and Beverage Services Department in Fethiye Hotel Management, Tourism and Trade Vocational High School in order to meet the needs of the tourism sector which has the most job vacancies in Fethiye.

Project Partners

Fethiye Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School
Fethiye Counseling and Research Center

Project Activities:

Forming of Fethiye Vocational Training and Employment Committee from the representatives of professional organizations and vocational training institutions;
Conducting of Fethiye Labor Force Analysis with a survey study where the demand for labor market is collected to be used by the Committee;
For a web based software to become operational which will collect the demands of the labor market and of the students from vocational training institutions;
Organization of 5 enterprise visits, 3 vocational and technical school visits for senior students of 14 secondary schools from villages of Seydikemer;
A film screening about the importance of choice of profession and organizing 4 seminars about the advantages of vocational training to the students of 4 elementary schools;
Making of 10 billboards; preparation of posters to be hanged at 52 elementary schools; shooting of 2 public service announcements in order to raise awareness before public opinion about the advantages of vocational training;
An organization of “Student media following habits and choice of profession preferences survey” to 2930 secondary school senior students;
A meeting of 50 secondary school senior students with 25 profession coaches;
Preparation of 3.000 profession overview guides and distribution of them to elementary school students;
An organization of 10 theatre performances at 10 elementary village schools of Fethiye in order to raise awareness about the importance of choice of profession;
Reinforcement of the infrastructure by procuring 225 store equipment to kitchen and service workshops of Fethiye Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School;
Participation of Fethiye Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School instructors and students in the ANFAŞ Hotel Equipment Fair;
A one day visit of Fethiye Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School instructors to Culinary Arts Academy;
Participation of Fethiye Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School instructors and students in the 13th Istanbul Gastronomy Festival;
Providing of a 120 hour applied service training to Fethiye Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School Service Department students.

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