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Founded in 2008, ORAV (Ögretmen Akademisi Vakfi, or Teachers Academy Foundation) is a non-governmental organization in Turkey focusing on the personal and professional development of teachers. Its programs so far reached over 150.000 teachers from 81 different cities in Turkey, about 15% of the total number of teachers in Turkey.


The Foundation’s mission is to use existing opportunities and resources in the most efficient way to deliver education programs that will support the professional and personal development of teachers and educators. ORAV aims to assist them in becoming the leaders in raising the next generations and to help them receive the value and respect they deserve in society by showing that the job of teaching requires special knowledge, talent and attitude.