World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Minister of National Education Omer Dincer said, "If Bosnians and Albanians who are living in Turkey choose 'Living Languages and Dialects' lecture, then we can teach them those languages."
Speaking to AA, Dincer stressed that if students of Bosnian and Albanian descent demand to study "Living Languages and Dialects", then they will starting learning Bosnian and Albanian languages. "There are no restrictions on our way, more we have substructure," added Dincer.
Dincer also informed AA about the education process of Syrian children who came to Turkey after running away from the violence in their country and said, "Their education style is not designed as if they would get a diploma. They are receiving the education of a 'guest student'. When they get back to their countries, we do not want them to have any coherency problems."
He mentioned the education workshops towards Syrians and said, "We set up prefabricated lecture halls for Syrian children in the camps. We are doing our utmost to include them into education. They are being followed by Arabic speaking teachers. We did not try to teach them Turkish, we see them as guest students and when the situation in Syria gets better, we expect that they will get back to their country."
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