and continuously self-improvement,
It is aimed to prepare the pupils completing their basic education for multi-program modern high schools in a systematic manner.
Through the 9th grade implementation, both the harmonization with Turkey will be realized and pupils will have the opportunity to choose a program consciously.
Through the common program which will be implemented at the 6th grade of the basic education secondary school period, the pupil's knowledge-base will be enriched.
The language of instruction in all subjects up to the 6th grade of Basic education is Turkish. The programs whose language of instruction is Turkish are defined as "Turkish Programs"
According to the new system, when the pupil reaches to the level to understand the subjects in English at the end of the 6th grade, he will be able to take subjects in English in the following grades in basic education period.
Whether the pupil will take either Turkish program or English Program is jointly determined by the teacher, parents and guidance counselor within the pupil-centered education approach, considering his interests and inclinations. Horizontal transition to both Turkish programs and English programs are jointly determined by parents, school headmaster and teachers (form teachers and/or guidance counselor) assigned by the headmaster, considering the pupil's interests and inclinations.
Pupils at private schools will be able to vertically transferred to public schools' programs in basic education period provided that they fulfill the required criteria.
In the new system, no examination will be administered for attending GCE/GCES programs after the secondary school period. Pupils who reach to a satisfactory level at the end of Basic Education will be able to take this program. Pupils attending at private schools are given the opportunity to take these programs after a performance assessment.
According to the new system, it is fundamental to eliminate the unhealthy competitive pressure on pupils and provide pupils with multi-program education in both secondary and high school periods in their own region.