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Teachers Academy Foundation

The Teachers Academy Foundation was established by Garanti BBVA in 2008 to support the professional and personal development of teachers and to protect children's right to access quality education.

Teachers, who assume the greatest responsibility for the development of children, only second to their families, and thus have a major impact on the social and cultural transformation of societies, need to develop their skills constantly in order to be more successful in their professions.

Our primary mission is to support teachers, who are aware of this responsibility and open to lifelong learning and development, in the areas of development they need.

Accordingly, we curate spot-on educational programs and develop projects to support the professional and personal development of teachers and educational administrators by using our resources in the most effective way, striving to contribute to our teachers becoming better equipped educators through these efforts.

With our peer-to-peer learning model, and the experience we have gained from the work we have carried out for 15 years with more than 293.000 teachers from all cities across Turkey, we aim to take our country's in-service training model to the next level.

Our aim is to contribute to the upbringing of our children as individuals with the mental, social, emotional and digital skills required by the 21st century, under the guiding light of our army of teachers who are in command of the universal learning methods required by our age.

With our practical experience, our regular needs analysis surveys and feedback from our teachers, we constantly update our programs, identify new areas of work, and try to keep ourselves open to continuous development as a Foundation.



To contribute to making teaching a respectable profession in the eyes of society that requires special knowledge, skills and attitudes, and to contribute to their leadership in raising generations that will shape the future by creating and implementing projects to support the professional and personal development of teachers and those involved in decisions about education in the country, by using opportunities and resources in the most effective way possible.



To be the most effective and productive non-governmental organization in Turkey in the field of professional and personal development of teachers.


  • Cooperation protocol with the Ministry of National Education
  • “No Limits for Teachers” training
  • Trainer's Training of our Group Part-Time Educators (PTEs)
  • eCampus digital education portal is online
  • 2nd Group PTE Trainer's Training
  • “Education Manager Development Program” (EYGEP) pilot training sessions
  • 3rd Group PTE Trainer's Training
  • 4th Group PTE Trainer's Training
  • EYGEP training courses started
  • The training ‘’Leading Teacher Learner'' started
  • Training on ‘’Teacher's Chemistry'' started with the support of DOW Turkey
  • Our training course ‘’Solution-Oriented Communication'' started
  • Our training course ‘’Leading Teacher Learner for High Schools'' started
  • ÖRAV Semester Workshops
  • Our cooperation protocol with the Ministry of National Education was renewed
  • ‘’Creative Child - Creative Brain'' training was launched with the support of Faber Castell
  • 1st ÖRAV Education Festival
  • Our training program ‘’Social and Financial Leadership'' started in cooperation with Aflatoun
  • Our ‘’Academic Leadership'' training program started with the support of TANAP
  • Our applications for membership in the Association for Teacher Education in Europe, Global Impact and ECOSOC were accepted
  • 5th Group PTE Trainer's Training
  • ‘’Turkey's Enginer Girls High SchoOL Program'' was launched in cooperation with Limak Holding and UNDP
  • Our European Commission funded project Tieref started
  • Our e-Teach project run with Erasmus grant started
  • Our ‘’STEM Pioneers'' project started with the support of the US Embassy in Ankara
  • We updated the technical infrastructure and interface of our eCampus platform and relaunched it. 
  • eCampus became oru educational base, we updated all our training programs with distance education desing
  • Webinars in 81 provinces in collaboration with Provincial Directorates of National Education
  • We published our research report on Daily Practices, Perceptions and Training Needs during the Pandemic
  • In collaboration with Coca-Cola, we launched our ‘’My Future My Sister'' program
  • Our MoNE cooperation protocol was renewed
  • eCampus MEBBIS intergration was completed
  • Our ‘’Happines Class'' program was launched in collaboration with Algida
  • Our ‘’Environmental Literacy'' program was launched in collaboration with Dow
  • Our research report on Teachers' Preference for Access to Professional and Personal Development Training was published
  • 6th Group PTE Trainer's Training
  • Our education programs including Formative Assesssment, Active Learning, Protection of Marine Biodiversity, and Enriched Lesson Design Appropriate for the New Learning Ecosystem have started
  • We received the ‘’Access to Quality Education'' award from Felis for our eCampus distance learning platform.
  • We were honored with the ‘’Best 100 Education Innovations'' award by the Finland-based HundrED organization
  • The 7th Group KZE Educator Training has been completed
  • After our training, our mentoring process began.