Systematic destruction of science in Turkish society
This is a rant about an average guy from istanbul who has lived through most of the fall of democracy in Turkey(2001-2015). My observational points are from my own experiences and what friends went through.
Our highschools are divided into 4. They are; science/math, turkish/math, turkish/social-sciences and (foreigh)languages.
This decides on what kinds of universities you can apply to. For example if you decided you didnt care about social-sciences in HS but still chose it, it would be very hard for said person to move into an engineering field and vice-versa. We already have a %75 of people not doing sciences in HS. While lower, the percentage is still high in college. Around 5% change their field/major, to be fair after 2007 the way students can change majors in college really improved, but still…This causes the general populous to be misinformed and just not care about science.
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