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A fairer society through education.

THE EDUCATION Ministry wants to promote an inclusive and fair society through education in the framework of a democratic and humanitarian school, according to according to
prep.
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.

2. In keeping with: according to instructions.

3.
 an official circular.

The ministry has set the promotion of an inclusive and fair society through education as its main objective for the new school year, in line with European Union European Union (EU), name given since the ratification (Nov., 1993) of the Treaty of European Union, or Maastricht Treaty, to the

European Community
 guidelines to fight poverty and social exclusion social exclusion
Noun

Sociol the failure of society to provide certain people with those rights normally available to its members, such as employment, health care, education, etc.
.

According to the Education Ministry circular, 78 million people -- around 16 per cent of the population -- in the EU run the risk of poverty today.

"In every member-state, a part of the population is faced with exclusion and great deficiencies -- often they have limited access to basic services basic services,
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."

The EU has declared 2010 as the European year for fighting poverty and social exclusion with particular focus on child poverty, job market without exclusion, lack of access to education, gender differences in poverty, access to basic services, eliminating discrimination and to cover the needs of people with impairments and other sensitive groups.

"Education is one of the areas that are directly connected with social exclusion as it can contribute either to its reproduction or its elimination," the circular said.

The ministry wants a democratic and humane school where all children study together and prepare for their common future and none are excluded or stigmatized.

The ministry proposes the operation of dialogue groups that will deal with school life in order to preempt pre·empt or pre-empt  
v. pre·empt·ed, pre·empt·ing, pre·empts

v.tr.
1. To appropriate, seize, or take for oneself before others. See Synonyms at appropriate.

2.
a.
 failure and social exclusion and conduct projects dealing with poverty and social exclusion.

Teachers should also promote the importance, for a democratic society, of preventing social exclusion and encourage pupils to participate in competitions in the frame of the European Year.

Student publications should serve as a platform to promote the target and seminars must be organized to discuss it.

The Ministry's second target is the cultivation of peaceful coexistence Peaceful coexistence was a theory developed during the Cold War among Communist states that they could peacefully coexist with capitalist states. This was in contrast to theories, such as those implied by some interpretations of antagonistic contradiction, that Communism and , mutual respect and co-operation between Greek and Turkish Cypriots Ethnically Turkish inhabitants of the Mediterranean island of Cyprus are referred to as Turkish Cypriots. The term is sometimes used to refer explicitly to the indigenous Turkish Cypriots, as opposed to the Turkish migrants who have settled there since the Cyprus conflict of 1974. , aiming in getting rid of the occupation and "reunifying the country and our people."

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