How do we define “International Education”?

Marmara Education Foundation, adherent to Ataturk’s Principles and Reforms, without deviating from the Turkish National Educational main objectives, aims to raise happy individuals who transform the received knowledge into real life skills.

PrivateMarmaraCollegeis a “world school”, serving its community with its world standard education, through its collaboration within the framework of educational programmes with national and international foundations and being continuously in search of the ideal. 

Therefore it is one of our main aims for our students to become successful individuals not only within their own communities, but also in international platforms.  In order to do so, it is not enough to raise academically successful students; Right alongside, international programmes are essential in making our students responsible world citizens, followers of world and national current affairs, life-long learners, respectful of different cultures and approaches, as well as in securing their own personal development. 

In order to achieve this purpose,PrivateMarmaraCollege, was accredited in 2008 by the International Baccalaureate Organisation to apply such a programme and has gained “WorldSchool” status. With preparation for the Programme lasting a period of two years and a lifelong learning philosophy in mind, the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme came to life. 

A requirement of the dynamics of the programme is self-evaluation; this is done upon the completion of the fifth year of implementation. Having concluded its fifth year of Diploma Programme implementation,PrivateMarmaraCollegehas completed its 5 Year Self-Evaluation process work. 

As stated in the Ministry of Education, Education and Instruction Board regulation, dated 17th May 2011, decision no. 54, item no. 4: “As part of the International Baccalaureate Programme, subjects accredited by IBO such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Geometry, Theory of Knowledge, Language Acquisition, Elective Foreign Language because of their embodiment of the National Curriculum, in schools where the International Baccalaureate Programme is applied, in accordance with the decision of the Education and Instruction Board dated 20th July 2010, regulation no.  76 and the subjects contained in the subsequent appendix list, are applied alongside with subjects accredited by the IBO.” 

Academically motivating, a pre-university programme as well as well highly recognised internationally, the IB Diploma Programme is compatible with the National Education syllabus.