Assist. Prof. Dr. Sevilay Atmaca, an Academic from CIU published 36 Books as part of the SIROMA Project
Assist.Prof.Dr.Sevilay Atmaca, Lecturer of the Department of Elementary Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, Cyprus International University (CIU) wrote 36 books at 3 different levels; pre-school, primary school and secondary school as part of the SIROMA project which is the most comprehensive project of the European Union.
Assist. Prof. Dr. Sevilay Atmaca, who works as a senior national expert, mentioned that they worked with 4 ministries; The Ministries of Health, Education, Labour and Social Security and the Ministry of Family and Social Policies of the Republic of Turkey to Support the Social Inclusion at a Technical Support Project (SIROMA) to promote social inclusion in the areas where the Romans live intensively. Atmaca said as a result of the protocol with the Ministry of Education, the Turkish Republic the project was organized with the aim of "facilitating access to educational services and improving the academic achievement of children." Assist. Prof. Dr. Sevilay Atmaca added that it was requested to write 36 books within the scope of the project, which aims the development of "Out-of-Instructional Program", to support social inclusion. Assist. Prof. Dr. Sevilay Atmaca explained that they wrote books for disadvantaged children for the non-classroom curriculum on science and life, healthy life, social life, safe life, art and sports in 6 modules together with the academics in the project team.
Sevilay Atmaca said that 36,000 copies of the books were published by the Ministry of National Education (MoNE), The Republic of Turkey with ISBN numbers in November 2017 and distributed to 44 pilot schools of MoNE.
Assist. Prof. Dr. Sevilay Atmaca, the Department of Elementary Teacher Education, Faculty of Education stated that these books will be used in all the schools of the Ministry of National Education (MEB) within a certain period of time.