A cooperation protocol has been signed between Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) and TRNC Ministry of National Education and Culture, Vocational Technical Education Department. EMU Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Prof. Dr. Hasan Demirel and Director of the Vocational Technical Education Department Gülşen Hocanın signed the said protocol. The protocol aims to establish mutual cooperation between EMU and the Vocational High Schools in İskele and Famagusta regions, and to contribute to education by improving inter-institutional ties and communication.
Attended by EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Aykut Hocanın, the ceremony was held on Wednesday, 16 June 2021, at 12:00, at EMU Rector’s Office. At the signing ceremony, EMU Vice Rector Assoc. Prof. Dr. Deniz İşçioğlu, Principal of Famagusta Vocational High School Redif Güvensoy, Dr. Fazıl Küçük Industrial Vocational High School Principal Kağan Tokgöz and Famagusta Commercial High School Principal Savaş Moralı were present.
In his speech, Prof. Dr. Hocanın stated that they have come together for a very important cooperation and stated that EMU has always been a university that pays importance to vocational and technical education. Noting that EMU has associate and undergraduate programs providing vocational and technical education, Prof. Dr. Hocanın stated that EMU is always ready for support and that they are extremely happy to establish such a meaningful cooperation.
Director of Vocational and Technical Education Department Gülşen Hocanın stated that the importance given by EMU to vocational education is evident in every platform and stated that they are happy to be in a much more systematic cooperation with EMU. Emphasizing that they have undertaken many projects as the department, Hocanın emphasized that the need for the support for academic and technical issues will disappear with the cooperation protocol signed with EMU. Underlining that it is an honor to be in cooperation with EMU, Hocanın wished the protocol to be fruitful.