The Principles of Guidance Services
PDR services are carried out through co-operation with the relevant individuals in the school and the parents within mutual understanding
Developmental needs, crisis and/or problems are discussed
An adequate number of school physiological consultants (guidance counselor) are employed so that all the pupils can access these services
PDR services unit is an integral part of the educational process in the school
The purpose, scope, bases, principles and process of the educational and vocational orientation, the interested parties' studies and the means and tools to be used are improved on a scientific basis
Vocational ethical principles are taken into consideration in the orientation process
Advisory proposal is given to the pupil and his parents on condition that the PDR services that require instructional orientation are offered to the pupil
Social Skill Education and Parents Hour
"Social Skill Education" subject is delivered by form teachers with the cooperation of guidance counselors. It is given emphasis on character development especially in primary school period.
The form teacher performs guidance activities given under the title of "Social Skill Education" with the co- operation of the guidance counselor
The form teacher acts as a coordinator between pupils, teachers, administrators, guidance counselors and parents
Through parents hour implementation, he establishes co-operation and communication between teachers- pupils-and parents in company with the guidance counselor
The rooms equipped with technological equipment to be used for language teaching and for other subjects are established. In terms of media, technology rooms usually include a video, a video camera, cassette players, cassettes CDs, printers, a TV, computers connected to internet, etc.
The data bases in the technology rooms aims at increasing the pupils' potentials of electronic processing and analysis of data for their work.
The technology rooms also provide a multimedia environment that facilitates the pupils' self-expression, reflection in language teaching and assessment in a variety of modes (visual, musical, graphic, kinesthetic etc) thus, enriching their lifelong linguistic potential.
Technology rooms are utilized for seminars and the like as well.