The Village Institutes are a major step forward in the Republican era for the development of the community as well as the education system. The students were educated in ways of vocational and technical aspects in mentioned institutions. For example; student haven’t been only taking some theoretical lessons as it is today; it has been working in the school’s field, beekeeping, raising chickens, and female students have been cooking. These lessons were given in the school curriculum have been doing as practical. In this way, both students have been fully being trained and the village's needs have been being provided and thus, these activities, which were carried out simultaneously, also have been serving social development.
It is seen that today's education system is formed in the following form: in the framework of a standard education program, independent of the students' abilities, it is based on a theory and based examination system and in the form of an institutional structuring which prevents them from thinking and pushing to rote learning.
Comparing the educational level of the Village Institutes with today's education level as much as possible and identifying the missing aspects of the current education system are the aims of this paper. At this point, one graduates from the Village Institutes was contacted directly and his opinions were consulted.
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