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Türkiye’s new education model: Will religious education surpass science?

Will the sciene education surpass scientific education? The title actually reflects a misleading proposition. Both are needed; one is not…

2 weeks ago

New “Game-Changing” technologies: what will they trigger in our lives?

In our heated debates, when asked, "What is the most important game-changing development in the world today?" some highlight climate…

4 weeks ago

The silent battle of Darwin’s evolution theory in Türkiye

There is a noteworthy yet seldom-discussed issue in Türkiye these days. Turkish Ministry of National Education had the removed Charles…

4 months ago

Turkish academy in crisis: Erosion in the higher education

There used to be universities in Türkiye. I say 'used to' because universities in Türkiye have now become institutions that…

6 months ago

Turkish football league halted, club president arrested for referee attack

Turkish Football Federation (TFF) President Mehmet Büyükekşi announced that all league matches have been suspended indefinitely following an attack on…

6 months ago

A shame: Disney+ cancels Atatürk series after Armenian committee’s call

Disney+ has pulled its upcoming series about the life of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the Turkish Republic, sparking…

11 months ago

Anti-Semitism in Turkish schools and its history in Türkiye

Recent anti-Semitic incidents in Türkiye have outraged the public. The first incident occurred during a high school football game between…

1 year ago

Compulsory Distance Education at Turkish Universities: A Panacea Really?

With 18.2 million students and 1.1 million teachers, the Turkish education system is a massive one. Including the tertiary education,…

1 year ago

The disinformation market: Team Jorge and Cambridge Analytica

Recently, a team of international journalists uncovered an Israeli-based group called "Team Jorge" that allegedly influenced elections in various countries…

1 year ago

Death toll exceeded 18,000 after the earthquake in Türkiye

Following the two major earthquakes of 7.7 and 7.6 magnitudes that caused severe destruction in Türkiye and Syria, the death…

1 year ago