THE CYPRUS TURKISH EDUCATION SYSTEM
Secondary Education offers 3 or 4 year programs, depending on the field. It offers more flexible and diverse programs in accordance with the individual inclinations, abilities and interests and enables vertical transition between the programs.
Considering the socioeconomic, cultural and national needs of the Cyprus Turkish Community, Secondary Education offers equal opportunities for education and aims at developing friendship and co- operation among individuals.
The philosophy underlying Secondary Education is two-fold:
Formation of a broad and sound basis on general education, and a gradual transition to specialization in order to prepare pupils for an academic and professional career in line with their abilities and inclinations.
Raising citizens who are competent, democratic, actively compatible with the society and able to promote the society.
Principles regulating Secondary Education:
The assimilation of national identity and cultural values,
Raising individuals who adopt common universal humanistic values of freedom, peace, democracy, justice and who become aware of the contribution of Ataturk revolutions to these values,
The nurturing of love, respect and mutual understanding for human beings in order to transform democracy into a way of life,
Raising an awareness on the need for continuously improving skills and abilities in the framework of lifelong learning.
The development of skills and abilities for lifelong learning, for academic studies and for professional or business career.
Implementation of Quality Management,
Using pupil-centered techniques and methods.