Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Toward the end of 2019, many kids and youngsters were still out of school, and the greater part of those in school was not satisfying the least capability guidelines in perusing and numeracy. Schools' conclusion to slow the spread of COVID-19 is adversely affecting learning results and the social and conduct advancement of youngsters. It has influenced more than 90% of the world's understudy populace with around 1.5 billion children. Albeit far-off, learning is given to numerous understudies, youngsters, and children in powerless and hindered networks. For example, those living in far off zones, extraordinary destitution, delicate states, and outcast camps do not have similar access to it. The computerized separation will augment existing holes in correspondence as to instruction.

The accompanying examination ventures have been explicitly adjusted to Sustainable Development Goal 4 and the mean to guarantee comprehensive and fair quality instruction and advance long-lasting learning open doors for all. ITU hosts several studies to tackle with quality of education problem, especially among children who live in poverty.

These tasks and activities are instances of the University's commitment to the SDGs.


We are Going Beyond

ITU is taking responsibility in the public education.

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Socially Assistive Robotics in ITU as An Intervention Tool for Children with Autism

The Erasmus EMBOA project entitled “Affective loop in Socially Assistive Robotics as an intervention tool for children with autism” is a research and educational project that aims at enhancement of social robot intervention in children with autism with affective computing technologies.

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RoboRehab: Assistive Audiology Rehabilitation Robot

Another project called 'RoboRehab: Assistive Audiology Rehabilitation Robot', a TUBITAK 1001 project at ITU is to develop an affective robot companion for audiology rehabilitation and to test the system with the deaf or hard of hearing children.

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Promoting Conscious Water Use

ITU has a social responsibility project called Tears of Water (Suyun Gözyaşları in Turkish) aims to give free seminars and workshops to primary school students in order to increase the consciousness in water use.

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Gender Equality and Human Rights

ITU founded Women's Studies Center in Science, Engineering and Technology (KAUM in Turkish) to support and enhance gender equality in science, engineering, technology and art.

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Making Disabled Students’ Life Easier

ITU has a Disabled Student Unit to make disabled students' educational life easier in terms of accessing faculty buildings and mentoring.

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Conveying the Past to the Future: Traditional Arts are Alive with ITU

ITU is keeping the local and international traditional arts alive with festivals, contests and seminars.

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ITU Profession for Everyone

ITU art institutions are sharing their profession and experince via open public activities.

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Scent of the History: Buildings of ITU Campuses

ITU with its three campus buildings from the Ottoman Empire era, provides a historical atmosphere to its students and to the public.

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ITU Student Council and ITU Çekirdek Incubation Center

ITU Student Council is an official unit affiliated to the Rectorate, assuring student rights in meeting and developing the educational, health, sports and cultural needs of students at our university. ITU Çekirdek Incubation Center creates an environment for students to establish their own businesses.

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