The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA), the Ministry of National Education of the Republic of Turkey and the Namibian University of Science and Technology (NUST) held a “Training on Current Approaches to Tourism Education” in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.
The ceremony was attended by Berin Makbule Tulun, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Windhoek; Teacher. Ephigenia Semente, Dean of the Faculty of Commerce, Humanities and Education, NUST; and NTU teachers. Ambassador Tulun spoke at the ceremony and emphasized that TİKA has implemented another successful project. She added that she hoped the training would help boost tourism, which is one of Namibia’s main sources of income and has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Teacher. Semente thanked TİKA for her contribution and expressed her hope that their cooperation will improve.
Applied training provided
Within the framework of “Training in modern approaches to education in the field of tourism”, which is an introductory module of the TİKA tourism education program; Ersumer Eren, director of the Falez Higher Vocational School in Antalya, which is part of the Ministry of National Education of the Republic of Turkey, and teachers Isa Kelesh and Ömer Günay provided useful information about the tourism industry in Turkey. During the 5-day training module, applied training was conducted on the floors and in the kitchen, restaurant and rooms of the university’s training hotel.
Discussed the tourism industry in Turkey
The trainers discussed various topics, including “Review of Modern Approaches to Tourism Education and Education Program 2023”, “Review of Vocational Training in Tourism in Turkey”, “Tourism Education Practices in Some European Countries”, “Alternative Tourism” , Types of Tourism in Turkey, Workplace Learning Model Implemented in Turkey, and Schools of Tourism and Hospitality Management in Turkey. Certificates were awarded to 21 participants who successfully completed the training.
At the end of the ceremony, the Turkish Embassy in Windhoek treated the guests to various dishes of Turkish cuisine and Turkish coffee on the occasion of Turkish Cuisine Week.
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