EGİADis one of the Social Responsibility Projects of Turkey and has been going on for 11 years. EGİAD Life School opened its doors online on April 25. Within the scope of the "Life School", which will be held with the participation of more than 5 vocational high school students from 100 universities in Izmir, students will be given personal development training for 5 weeks. Graduating at least 150 students every year EGİAD Nearly a thousand young people will be brought to life from the School of Life this year.
Aiming to make the vocational high school students who have high technical skills, become a preferred element in business life by strengthening their social competencies. EGİADStarted training to support the career planning of more than 100 successful young people selected from vocational schools connected to universities in Izmir. Young people studying at Ege University Ege Vocational High School, Ege University Emel AKIN Vocational High School, İzmir University of Economics Vocational High School, Dokuz Eylül University İzmir Vocational High School, Yaşar University Vocational High School, EGİADparticipated in the trainings to be conducted online this year.
Projects Holding by Young People
EGİAD President Mustafa Aslan stated that as a young business people organization, the young generation is of great importance for them and expressed that they are struggling to decrease the youth unemployment figures. Drawing attention to the importance of holding young people, President Aslan said: “Effective communication skills, corporate culture, career planning, CV writing techniques, interview techniques, both within the scope of the School of Life, which provides solutions to the problem of finding qualified intermediate staff and are a remedy for youth unemployment. Sub-titles such as stress management, time management, emotional intelligence, teamwork, conflict techniques, decision making and problem solving techniques will be discussed. ”
Personal Development gained importance in the new order
Reminding that it has been rough for 2 months due to Covid-19 EGİAD Noting that there is an incredibly rapid change in all areas of life, President Aslan said, “Nothing will be the same anymore. In this sense, we have to adapt to the new order. The new order will bring us both flexible and remote work, and we will need to give importance to our personal development and invest in ourselves more than ever. I wish EGİAD In this sense, Life School provides you the greatest benefit. In conclusion, I would like to state that we attach great importance to young people as the head of an association with a young expression. Every investment in them is returning too much. No effort given to youth is absolutely wasted. EGİAD We have a slogan that we have been saying for many years. We “believe in the future of our country”. When we say this, we have only one assurance, and YOUTH. We believe and trust that you will fulfill your need by knowing the meaning of each word in the address of Atatürk, the supreme leader, to the youth. For this reason, we are signing at least a few youth projects every year even though we are a business people association. Life School is one of our pupil projects, ”he said.
Dokuz Eylul University Faculty Member Assoc. Dr. Engin Deniz Eriş met with the students as a guest speaker under the title of Social Media Communication. Eris shared the terminological information and practical practices about social media communication and management to the young participants. In education, digital competencies and equipment, knowledge of social media communication and management, the ability to form a social media strategy, knowledge of social media production and management, and learning social media creation strategies were mentioned.