Amgen Teach on Turkish National Public Radio
Turkey's national public broadcaster (TRT), on the 9th of May 2019, hosted Amgen Teach ambassador Dilek Yildirim where she shared her experience with the programme.
The radio program, called "Sunflower", hosted the project coordinator Dr. Elif Adıbelli Sahin and an ambassador teacher for a live session. Dr. Adibelli and Ms. Yildirim shared the contribution of Amgen Foundation to science education including insights about the project, its activities and the impacts on teachers' and students' learning and attitudes during the program. During the interview, Ms. Yıldırım shared that "curiosity" was missing in her lessons and after Amgen Teach training with inquiry based science teaching her students started to ask questions and engage more in lessons. Moreover, she added that she no longer felt alone in her classrooms because she can contact trainers unlike other teacher trainings.
About "Sunflower": In harmony with its name, "Sunflower" features activities, products, operations, individuals and corporations that look for light. The radio program focuses on any kind of outstanding endeavors.
About TRT: The Turkish Radio and Television Corporation, also known as TRT (Turkish: Türkiye Radyo ve Televizyon Kurumu), is the national public broadcaster of Turkey. Affectionately known to local consumers as the "School", it was for many years the only television and radio provider in Turkey. TRT features a variety of educational, news and entertainment programmes, and has to this day remained popular among Turkish-speaking audiences.