Category Archive: Education

Eastern Mediterranean University students raise funds for Tulips

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By Carole King and Sue Tilt….. On Saturday 7th May 2016 at the outdoor football pitch at the Eastern Mediterranean University, a group of students chose to help raise money for Tulips/Help Those… Continue reading

SOS Children’s Village, Lefkosa – ATA continues support

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The Anglo-Turkish Association of Northern Cyprus (ATA) committee members visited SOS Children’s Village last Tuesday (May 17) to see a cinema room, which was created with ATA’s funding. After funding the renovation of… Continue reading

Jamie -The Man In Black, helped Karakum special needs school

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We were delighted to learn that local musician and entertainer, Jamie, The Man In Black, helped send children from the Special Needs School in Karakum to the Karşiyaka petting farm on Monday 23rd… Continue reading

SOS Children’s Village, Lefkosa – Grand Raffle

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SOS Children’s Village, Lefkosa, have organised a Grand Raffle where there are some fabulous prizes  to be won.   Why not get some raffle tickets and you may be one of the lucky ones and… Continue reading

Ziyamet Special Needs School Playground Presentation

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By Chris Elliott……. Having been involved from the onset in supporting a very kind group of people who wanted to make a difference to the lives of the children who attended the Ziyamet… Continue reading

SOS Children’s Village, Lefkosa – Happy Children’s Fair

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As part of its 23 April National Sovereignty & Children’s Day celebrations, SOS Children’s Village is hosting a “Happy Children’s Fair” on Friday April 29, 2016. Taking place at the SOS Children’s Village… Continue reading

Children at SOS Children’s Village Learn English with ELA

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Children getting family based care at SOS Children’s Village are learning to speak English, thanks to the English Language Association of North Cyprus (ELA). Every Tuesday morning, a group of children aged between six… Continue reading

Yesilyurt Special Needs School

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Yesilyurt Special Needs School   By Mary Watson….. So what makes Special Needs children special? Over the last year I have been lucky to spend some time with children at the Special Needs… Continue reading

Ziyamet Special Needs School – donation of Toys

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Ziyamet Special Needs School Donation of Toys   By Margaret Sheard…… We have had the pleasure of visiting the Ziyamet Special Needs School and learning of the excellent work being performed to give… Continue reading

SOS Children’s Village, Lefkosa require a native English speaker

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SOS Children’s Village, Lefkosa require a native English speaker   Do you have experience in teaching English? Would you like to help teach English to pre-school aged children?   SOS Children’s Village Crèche… Continue reading

Concerts without Borders and Halloween Happening II – Results

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Two successful events by the “A” Team Concert without Borders and Halloween Happening II   By Figen Rassmusen…. The ‘A’ Team of Concert without Borders are very pleased to announce that we received… Continue reading

Anglo Turkish Association (ATA) visit SOS Children’s Village

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Anglo Turkish Association (ATA) visit SOS Children’s Village   We have received news from the SOS Children’s Village in Lefkoşa of a visit by members of the Anglo Turkish Association (ATA) and give… Continue reading

Heidi Trautmann Review – NEU Students Exhibition

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NEU Teachers Faculty – Students Exhibition Zamana Dair’   By Heidi Trautmann…. Zamana Dair….With respect to Time…roughly translated For some years now I have been following the students’ exhibition of the Near East… Continue reading

Kumyali Nature Walk in aid of Ziyamet Special Needs School – News Update

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Kumyali Nature Walk for Ziyamet Special Needs School News Update   Communities are coming together to make the Kumyalı Nature Walk on 18th October an event which everyone can be proud of. Cemil… Continue reading

Karakum Special Needs School at the Beach

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Karakum Special Needs School go to the beach   By Margaret Sheard…. What a wonderful time everyone had on the occasion of a visit to Balci Plaza Hotel and beach in Yenierenkoy on… Continue reading

Kumyali Nature Walk in aid of Ziyamet Special Needs School

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Kumyali Nature Walk for Ziyamet Special Needs School   By Margaret Sheard…. Video by Chris Elliott… We recently met up with Art Watson of the Esentepe Fun, Run and Ramble Committee to hear… Continue reading

Heidi Trautmann – Language Transfer – the Thinking Method

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Language Transfer – the Thinking Method   By Heidi Trautmann…… It was in 1975 north of the Etosha pan in Namibia when we stopped at a small petrol station with our Landrover to… Continue reading

SOS Children’s Village, Lefkosa – Donation by “Friends of SOS”

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‘Friends of SOS’ 5,000TL Donation to SOS Children’s Village   By Margaret Sheard…. It is so nice to hear of people recognising the needs of others and doing something constructive to help and… Continue reading