“Sexual Education in Early Childhood”. Seminar held by NEU


By Ahmet Abdulaziz…..

A Seminar for prospective teachers was organised in the Atatürk Cultural Centre, by the Near East University Lifelong Education Center (YABEM) and Ataturk Faculty of Education and Department of Preschool Education.

The theme of the seminar was “Sexual Education in Early Childhood”. The aim of the seminar was to emphasise the  importance of organizing sexual education programs for children.

According to the press statement released by the Near East University Press and Public Relations Directorate, the seminar was chaired  by Assist. Prof. Dr. Ayten Düzkantar.

She emphasised  that the aim is to enrich the achievements of prospective teachers through a seminar that includes the understanding on sexual development and privacy skills in early childhood.

Asst. Prof. Dr. Düzkantar said, “I would like to congratulate all the participants who are in self-development efforts and thank the teacher candidates for inviting me in order to discuss about the five areas of development in children which will help them to be well-equipped teachers who can handle all of the five areas of development and gain the right behavioural patterns between development areas.

Sexual Education in Early Childhood has an important role in development process…

Dervişe Amca Toklu, Education Coordinator and Lecturer of Department of Preschool Teaching pointed out that sexual education in early childhood is of great importance for the healthy development of the child’s development process. Dervişe Amca Toklu said: “We organize training in this area to increase the awareness of our prospective teachers who will be the teachers of the future and to keep their current knowledge up to date. We would like to thank Assist. Prof. Dr. Ayten Düzkantar for her contributions in developing the knowledge of our prospective teachers by sharing her knowledge with them.