Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood
Turkey demonstrated remarkable economic performance over the last decade. In order to meet the goals set for 2023, however, the Turkish economy must shift to a new paradigm in which human capital is the main driver of technological advancement and economic development. As figures show, the quality of a country’s education system plays a major role in that country’s economic performance, including GDP. As Turkey still remains far behind OECD levels in education, Turkish policy makers need to transform their approaches to education. Prioritization of K-12 and early childhood education (ECE), along with a broad consensus on a human rights-oriented education system, are vital if goals set for 2023 are to be reached.
 
 
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Üstün Ergüder
Üstün Ergüder
From the Desk of the Editor Since the founding of the Turkish Republic, competing conceptions of Turkish identity have existed. Among many examples, the role of Islam has been contested, Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms have clashed, and various identity-based movements have ebbed and flowed, shaping political cleavages. National identity contestation has also spilled over into Turkey’s relationship with its Western...
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