TURKEY LOAN

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Investment Bank has drawn up plans to lend around Euro 100 million to Turkey's ministry of national education, to help the country continue improving its primary schools by installing information technology equipment into 6,800 classrooms.

This plan is part of a much larger programme of the ministry to introduce IT classes in Turkey's compulsory education system, which was extended from five to eight years by the country's Basic Education Law (1997); the law also aims to boost quality in primary education. An EIB ...


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