Istanbul Technical University
1st October, first day of Girls Go It project meeting in Istanbul started with a visit to Istanbul Technical University and its Department of Computer Engineering.
Partners met with a professor of the Faculty and learned about different research programs carried in Research Department.The following undergraduate programs are managed by the Faculty of Computer and Informatics:
-Computer Engineering(%30 in English or 100% in English)
-Information Systems Engineering (100% in English – Joint programme with SUNY)
Among the students in computer engineering and information systems and technologies, 20% are female.
Website of the Istanbul Technical University http://www.bb.itu.edu.tr/en/education
CISCO Networking Academy
Second visit n this first day in Istanbul was CISCO Academy, with more than 10.000 centers in 165 countries and more than 5 million students. There, partners could met Deniz SUNGURLU, director of CİSCO Networking Academy of Turkey, who showed the wide range of CISCO programs, promoting participation of women in technological sectors.
Website of CISCO available at http://www.cisco.com/
Working groups and dissemination activities
The second morning in Istanbul started in Beyoğlu Öğretmenevi (Beyoğlu Teachers’ House) with partners presentation about dissemination activities in their countries and ideas for the content of online vocational tool. Partner from Turkey presented project website in Turkish and dissemination materials.
Partners are responsible for dissemination activities in their countries – uploading news on national Facebook group, dissemination of leaflet, newsletters, project’s results achieved so far.
Next, partners worked in two groups to define content of online vocational tool. The online vocational tool will be in English and partners languages. So each partner will participate in elaboration of content and will provide materials for each section.
Next mobility meeting was set in Rzeszow 9-10th June 2015
Visit to Istanbul
As a complement to the meeting in the marvelous city of Istanbul, partners could enjoy a Bosphorus tour by boat, as well as a guided tour through the history and culture of Turquey at Topkapı Palace, Basilica Cistern and magnificent Hagia Sophia and Sultanahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque).