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Gülseren Özdemir Special Education Practice School

Gülseren Özdemir Special Education Practice School built by Limak Foundation, where physically and mentally handicapped children will be educated, was opened with a ceremony attended by our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the First Lady Emine Erdoğan, on November 5, 2018.

Gülseren Özdemir Special Education Practice School that is comprised of 27 classrooms has a total capacity of 300 students. Students with moderate to severe mental handicaps, moderate to severe level autistic students and students who have more than one handicaps (mental and physical) will be able to receive education and teaching in the school.

Gülseren Özdemir Special Education Practice School, which qualifies as the largest special education institution of Turkey with its indoor area of 5 thousand square meters, has been planned to offer education under the best conditions for students who have more than one handicaps. In addition to the classrooms, the school is equipped with a library, computer room, parent waiting lounge, parent-teacher’s association room, physical therapy and speech therapy hall, infirmary, dining hall, conference hall for 100 persons, with backstage and foyer, 2 elevators (of dimensions to accommodate a stretcher), plus training and game stations and outdoor classrooms in the garden.

 

KEDS Academy
 
The KEDS Academy, established by Kosovo Electricity Distribution Company (KEDS) conducting electricity distribution activities in Kosovo, in order to contribute in the solution to the unemployment problem, gave its fifth term graduates.

250 students in total, as 150 electrical vocational high- school students and 100 university students primarily in the engineering faculty, were trained so far at the KEDS Academy that is conducted with the collaboration of Boğaziçi University Lifelong Education Center, Pristine University and Kosovo Ministry of Science, Education and Technology. The number of students who have graduated and employed within the company organization within the scope of the program has reached 162.

KEDS Academy added a new one to the international awards, which it has won since its foundation in 2014, in 2018. The project was found worthy of the ‘Best Corporate Social Responsibility’ award at the Best Business Awards announced in December 2018.

 LimakASI 

The Limak Airport Services Institute (LimakASI) social responsibility project, which we have implemented as Pristine Adem Jashari International Airport in collaboration with the Bosphorus University Life-Long Education Center, Pristine University and French Civil Aviation School ENAC, has given its fourth graduates.

The Airport Operation certificates obtained by the students in the program are applicable in more than 100 airports and related sector enterprises in more than 70 countries in compliance with the European Union Aviation Acquis. LimakASI, merging academic education with the know- how and experience of the private sector, continues its activities with success as a reference training center for qualified labor force in the field of airport operation in the geography where it is located.

Limak ASI gave 120 graduates in total in four terms, and employment has been provided to 65 youngsters.

Las Academie
 
LAS Academie implemented by Blaise-Diagne International Airport, in Dakar – capitol of Senegal, the construction of which we have completed and continue to operate in cooperation with Summa and the Senegal State, is aimed to increase the equipage of the youth and provide a solution to young unemployment in the country. LAS Academie will offer career opportunities to the youth in the field of airport management in the entire world, and primarily in Blaise-Diagne International Airport in collaboration with Thies University, Ecole Nationale de L’aviation Civile and Bosphorus University.

Kuwait’s Engineer Girls
 
“Kuwait’s Engineer Girls”, the first international implementation of the “Engineer Girls of Turkey”” project, gave its first graduates in 2018. 30 Kuwaiti school girls, who completed the 200 hours’ training that was conducted in cooperation with Bosphorus University Lifelong Education Center and lasted approximately 3 months, received The Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) Management and Leadership Certificate, which is recognized in more than 100 countries, by a ceremony organized at Bosphorus University