CSR Turkey supports CSR Europe’s Deploy Your Talents Programme in Turkey in order to increase Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) awareness among teachers, students and private sector. In this respect with the collaboration of CSR Turkey, PepsiCo Turkey and Republic of Turkey Ministry of Development Southeastern Anatolia Project Regional Development Administration, 11 participants who are teachers in Cheetos Development Centers in Southeastern Anatolia, had Train of Trainers on 12-13 June 2014 at Kadir Has University Istanbul.
Teachers got trained on what is STEM, the importance of STEM, examples from the World, Europe and Turkey and how they can implement STEM in their lessons. The organizations who also contributed to the training are: Kadir Has University, Frito-Lay, EğlenBilim (enjoyScience), IBM Turkey and Science Heroes Association.
The project will continue on September with a Science Day organized for students in Southeastern Anatolia.