Minister of National Education Ziya Selçuk attended the promotion ceremony of the "First Aid Education Mobilization" project started with the slogan "Our Mission is First Aid". Selçuk stated that they aim to provide first aid training to 3 thousand teachers, administrators and other school employees in the next 260 months, and then to students and parents within the scope of the project, and said, “This action will be one of the most comprehensive first aid training activities carried out within the Ministry of National Education to date. " he spoke.
Minister of National Education Ziya Selçuk, in his speech at the online promotion ceremony of the "First Aid Education Campaign" project, which they started with the slogan "Our Mission is First Aid", said, "Within the scope of the project, 3 thousand teachers, administrators and other school staff in the next 260 months, and then students and We aim to provide first aid training to parents. " said.
Stating that they continue to work to ensure that children receive a good education, Selçuk stated that they are responsible for providing a safe environment for every student who comes to school and improving the existing conditions within the scope of developing opportunities. Pointing out that the first and urgent health support to be applied by teachers in a dangerous and sudden situation at school is of critical importance, Selçuk stated that they started a great “First Aid Education Mobilization” in order to further increase the safety of children.
"It is important to empower human resources in schools"
Defining first aid as 'the first intervention at the scene to save life or prevent the situation from getting worse, until medical assistance is provided by the healthcare professionals in an accident or a situation that endangers life', Selçuk said that the person doing this should have a competence. . Reminding that they call people with this competence “first aiders”, Selçuk continued his words as follows:
“So what is the condition for being first aid? This condition is to receive the necessary training in line with the First Aid Regulation published by the Ministry of Health and to have a first aid certificate. Here we want our teachers and other school staff to have this document. School is a place where hundreds of people live together. Naturally, there is a possibility of some accident or injury. In case of such a negative situation, it is important to increase the number of first aiders in our schools in order to ensure the continuity of vital functions, to prevent the deterioration of the situation and to facilitate improvement. In the next 3 months, we aim to provide first aid training to 260 thousand teachers, administrators and other school staff, and then to our students and parents. This movement will be one of the most comprehensive first aid training studies ever conducted within the Ministry of National Education. "
Selçuk stated that they will start trainings in some provinces simultaneously representing 81 provinces.
Minister Selçuk emphasized that the first aid training in 81 provinces of National Education Directorate First Aid Training Center consisted of 8 hours, 8 hours theoretical and 16 hours practical.
Coronavirus measures will be followed in trainings
Later, Selçuk stated that the 4-hour theoretical and practical assessment process will take place, and the 8-hour theoretical part of the training will be held online from the training centers, and the 8-hour practical part will be held face-to-face in these centers, within the framework of mask, distance and cleaning rules.
In addition to his general first aid information, Selçuk is the first in airway obstruction, bleeding, shock and injury, heat balance disorders, fainting, unconsciousness, high fever, poisoning, animal bites, foreign body intrusion into eyes, ears and nose, fractures, dislocations and sprains. stated that the topics of help will be discussed.
Trained national education personnel will be able to take part in disasters
Noting that those who are successful in the trainings will receive their "first aid" documents, Selçuk said:
“Our certified teachers and other employees who have completed this training will be able to work in emergency teams formed to manage disasters such as possible earthquakes and floods. In order for our students to prepare for life with a first aid culture, to develop first aid awareness in their homes and social life, our parents are also planned to take part in this mobilization, as well as school food operators, school security guards and other employees to develop first aid awareness. he spoke.
Stating that the educational mobilization and similar projects initiated today have an important place in the education ecosystem and cannot be postponed, Selçuk thanked each colleague for the outstanding benefits of the children.
After the video showing the mobilization of first aid training, Minister Selçuk; Connected live to the training centers in Ankara, Van and Sivas, he received information about the studies from the trainers. Selcuk; He listened to the views of the trainees from Adana, Aydın and Siirt on education.