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5th Project Meeting - Turkey

(Turkey, July 2015)

Participants of the Waves Project Meeting, Turkey

The WAVEs Project programme in Turkey was held in Muratpasa town of Antalya. Muratpasa is one of the five central districts of the province of Antalya, cited for its central location in terms of trade and education and its dense population. 

The project partner representatives arrived on the 1st of July 2015 and the official programme started on the 2nd of July with formal visits to the Muratpasa Governor Office and the Muratpasa Mayor Office. 

The authorities welcomed the WAVEs participants informing them about Muratpasa and the services provided for the education of the adults and the people with special needs. 

The participants asked about the support of the Turkish government and the methods for outdoor training applied. 

The following day, the participants visited Adult Training Schools and joined their learning activities as well as sharing their ideas about the training provided for them. 

The final project meeting was held to organize the distribution of tasks among partners to prepare an efficient final report to be sent to the national agencies.

The last day, all attendants were presented their certificates by the education manager of Muratpasa and thereby a dense but efficient program was finalized with all contribution and support. 

Within the program, at free time many cultural visits have been made such as:
  • Antalya Old town tour,
  • Side Apollon Temple
  • Demre-St Claus Church-
  • Myra Antique City-
  • Kekova Yacht Tour and Swimming in the sea
The event raised interest from media that it was published in some local newspapers.