A Talk by EMU Academic Staff on the “Protection of Children’s Rights” Takes Place at Yeni Boğaziçi Elementary School
Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Education, Department of Elementary Education Chair Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eda Yazgın, Lecturer Spc. Rahme Kavaz and Psychologist Dr. Fatoş Özeylem met with parents and teachers at Yeni Boğaziçi Primary School at a talk organisation titled “The Protection of High Benefit of the Child” under the theme of mother-father education at the Children’s Rights Week.
EMU academic staff aimed to use the accumulation of the university for the benefit of the children. Therefore, they firstly underlined the importance of significant borders for “autonomy and individuality” of the child by the parents. They also mentioned that the child should be tracked with a developing understanding of discipline. EMU academicians shared information from current research on the field of “Child Development”. They also referenced the United Nations Children’s Rights Agreement and especially emphasized “The children’s right to play games” and shared their knowledge and experience on natural teaching methods.
At the end of the talk, EMU academic staff answered the questions of parents, teachers and school management and made suggestions that support and strengthen the well-being of the children. The families, teachers, school managers and academicians who participated in the said event agreed to repeat these sharing-caring meetings frequently. It was also mentioned in the meeting that two preschool teachers of the Yeni Boğaziçi Elementary School nursery class being graduates of EMU Faculty of Education posed an additional meaning to the meeting. The event ended after the presentation of flowers to the speakers.