Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Education, Department of Foreign Language Education students Merve Kılıç, Buse Bengüsu Nalc, Sibel Soybir and Tatiana Zilbershnir carried out a very meaningful project as part of the “Community Service Applications” course under the supervision of their course instructor Ahmet Hıdıroğlu.
Within the framework of the said social responsibility project, the students invited the public to donate books suitable for primary school students. The students then formed a stand on EMU campus and managed to gather 126 books, which were then donated to Şehit Osman Ahmet Primary School at Famagusta Maraş district. Students also donated suitable class materials contributing to the effective delivery of the English courses at the said primary school.
EMU Department of Foreign Language Education Chair Assoc. Prof. Dr. Javanshir Shibliyev stated that the department frequently initiates projects as such and that they are happy to contribute to schools’ welfare. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Javanshir Shibliyev concluded his statement by saying that through projects as such, participating students also have a chance to witness real life.