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Millî Eğitim Bakanlığı

Last modified: 2019-07-22 by ivan sache
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Flag of the Ministry of National Education, three versions - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 3 February 2018 (upper row), and Ivan Sache, 16 January 2019 (lower row), respectively

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Flag of the Ministry of National Education

The flag of the Ministry of National Education is blue (photo), or white (photo), with the ministry's emblem.
The Ministry also uses a celestial blue flag (photo) with the ministry's book and torch emblem, the book inscribed with the black acronym "MEB", for "Millî Eğitim Bakanlığı".

The emblem of the ministry is a white disk charged with a white torch with black lining superimposing an open book of the same kind. The torch has a red flame. The lower half is adorned by red wreaths. The upper half has a black circumscription "T. C. Millî Eğitim Bakanlığı". The flag is flown at schools.

Klaus-Michael Schneider, Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 16 January 2019

White Flag Cooperation Protocol


White Flag - Image by Ivan Sache, 19 January 2019

The White Flag Cooperation Protocol was signed on 3 August 2006 between the Ministry of National Education and the Ministry of Health, in order to encourage formal and non-formal education institutions affiliated to the Ministry of National Education to cleanliness and hygiene, and to increase the health of the schools.
An assessment is made over 100 points in the school and its environment, administrative unit, teacher's room, library, heating, sports and theater, workshops, laboratories, infirmary, canteen, toilets and drinking water.
A school that receive 100 out of 100 points in terms of cleanliness is awarded a White Flag.
[Ministry of Health website]

The White Flag (photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo, photo) is white with the program's emblem, made of two black stylized silhouettes of children forming the frame of a house with two blue windows and a blue door, surmounted by a red heart. The emblems of the ministries are placed at the top of the flag, Ministry of Health on the left, Ministry of National Education on the right. Beneath the program's emblem is written, in blue capital letters, the program's motto, which reads "Clean School, Healthy School".

Ivan Sache, 19 January 2019