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Founder's Message
ErsinİŞCİOĞLU
School Manager
Ersin bey imza
Founder's Message
Dear Parents and Students,

It is with great pride and excitement that I welcome you, as the General Manager of Aljazari International Schools for Science and Technology. I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the school with such a rich tradition of education. In Aljazari International Schools for Science and Technology, we believe that knowledge is power. No power can match the man’s power of cognitive thought or his existential desire for love of knowledge. It is the main driver of all inventions on this planet since the beginning of creation to the present. Knowledge is a cumulative sum of experiences in the human life.

Along with the teachers and staff at Aljazari International Schools for Science and Technology, I will work hard to build the legacy of success by building strong relationships with parents, students and community partners. We will focus on social-emotional learning, the use of data to drive instruction, and consistent implementation of a rigorous and relevant curriculum, to ensure that every student meets their goals and has a successful school year. Students can look forward to academic experiences that will help them build relationships while making real-world connections, in an environment that is safe, caring, and supportive.

All of us at Aljazari International Schools for Science and Technology are eager and excited to have an amazing year! As the school’s general manager, it is important to me that everyone who steps through our doors- students, parents, and teachers - are excited to be here! This attitude enables us to meet the challenges of academic excellence in a positive, fun, and nurturing way. My door is always open and I welcome your input. Please feel free to call or email me to discuss any questions or concerns you might have throughout the school year.
Here in Aljazari International Schools for Science and Technology, the student is not only critically important in the context of everything that goes on in the school: in our school, it is our aim that they actually know that they are important, that they feel valued and respected and leave here happy every evening. They are happily privileged to grow and mature in a safe, creative and holistic environment that is constantly changing to meet their needs.

I am remarkably proud of and impressed by the professionalism, commitment, dedication and teamwork of the staff to ensure an excellent education for all our students in a caring and supportive environment. We provide an extensive range of extra-curricular activities and applied workshops to suit all tastes and interests. Wholesome participation is encouraged to ensure the well-being and happiness of each and every student in our school.

Aljazari International Schools for Science and Technology is inclusive in every sense of the word, where the cultural, sporting, academic and other successes of all of our students and staff are proudly celebrated together. Our students have a very strong sense of pride in our school, which is demonstrated in their respectful and courteous behavior towards others, both in school and outside and their willingness to advance and promote our school.

Best Regards,
ErsinİŞCİOĞLU
School Manager
Ersin bey imza
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Our Philosophy
Our Philosophy
Mission
We aim to stand for life, human and universe and proud to have the ultimate principles of wisdom and virtue.
Vision
We seek to become a pioneering institution of the 21st century which nurtures a generation leading the development, dignity and prosperity based on our unique educational paradigm.
Al-Jazari International School for Science and Technology defines itself as a school with a futuristic vision of pioneering, due to its tendency to use modern and sophisticated teaching methods without harming the environmental and humanitarian aspects.
Al-Jazari School focuses on the application of worldly acknowledged educational curricula in its principles and creativity in its methods in order to create a specialized and diversified generation.

In view of the pedagogic plan of Al-Jazari International School, it appears to be based on the most important principles of the twenty-first century, including technological and technical development, renewable energy and cultural diversity. School principals are keen to include these principles in all details of the institution, whether in the curriculum or work method or construction engineering and school campus, where Al-Jazari International School is primarily concerned with adopting an internal recycling system that eliminates the environmental damage of waste.
On the other hand, Al-Jazari International School recognizes the importance of intellectual richness and knowledge that results from the multiculturalism of its students.

Hence the philosophy of linguistic diversity especially in light of our keenness to raise our students with Islamic teachings representing the cultural and civilizational background of the Islamic world in general.

Thus, the following three languages have been integrated to achieve their respective objectives starting with Arabic language as a source for Islamic persona, then English language, which is basically the follow-up gate to all technological and scientific developments around the world, reaching the Turkish language that is the common cultural background to our intuition.

Al-Jazari International School also provides education for all grades, focusing on kindergarten and primary in the first years until secondary school. The main goal of Al-Jazari International School is to originate its educational impact by creating leading social and professional individuals.
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Aljazari Paradigm
Aljazari Paradigm
The philosophy of Aljazari International School is to create successful individuals with advanced potentialities that is adaptable to the nature of contemporary life. In this context, our philosophy is branched into two main areas:
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The first area represents the fusion of human individuals and nature, which will result in an intellectual and cultural revival and a better understanding of technological evolution.
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The second area of our paradigm shows the practical, beneficial and rewarding side of human individuals. These key sides in human nature are the way to self-development and self-growth and, as a result, recognizing ones role in local and global society.
Stemming from those two concepts, Aljazari School constructed its own educational philosophy based on five integrated models of a generation that it aims to raise:
  • A happy and successful generation which is financially and morally balanced.
  • A productive generation that benefit from various information and technology to create its own exceptional projects
  • A responsible generation that respects nature and realizes its indispensable role.
  • A socially intelligent generation which transforms theoretical and emotional values into practical and effective actions
  • An independent generation whose life is based on continuous interactions and participations in multicultural activities all while respecting universal ethics and values.
School Profile
School Profile
All education programs have a basic educational philosophy that puts people at the centre. Educational institutions can realize their own philosophies only if they establish a holistic education system. As Aljazari Science and Technology Schools, we are proud that through our education approach, we are the pioneer of transformation in education in all aspects with our accreditation and programs, clubs and activities, facilities, academic and administration staff.
Aljazari Educational Institutions consists of two campuses: Atakent Aljazari International Schools of Science and Technology and Fatih Aljazari Science and Technology Schools. Both campuses are compatible with their academic staff, educational programs, and operational system. The Aljazari Learning Program, JLP is implemented at all levels. Flexible training environments JazariLabs and workshops have been created in accordance with our hands-on training approach. Our class sizes are between 20 and 24 students and we have psychological counselors at all stages.

Fatih Aljazari Science and Tech nology School; It provides education in kindergarten, primary school, and middle school stages. Secondary school students who graduate from the Golden Horn campus can continue to Atakent campus in high school. The education languages of our campus are Turkish and English, and there are elective foreign languages.

AlJazari International Schools of Science and Technology; It consists of kindergarten, primary school, middle school and high school stages. The education language of our campus is English and Turkish programs are implemented within the scope of social integration.
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Administration
Administration
Our Advisory Committees
We draw our road map with ideas arising from the merging of knowledge and experience so that we take solid steps to the future. With the truth that emerges as a result of the processing of values and knowledge in thought, young generations create the future by providing individual and social transformation. With deep roots and strong hands in different fields, young people make sense of life in a solid and mature way, freeing their ideals from the borders of stereotyped frames. In this context, our Academic Advisory Committee, which transfers accumulation and experience effectively, our Vocational Guidance and Career Counseling Committee, which provides practical experiences in line with students' interests and abilities, constitutes the intellectual infrastructure of our schools.
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Our Academic Advisory Board
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Vocational Guidance and Career
Counseling Committee
In addition to the Professional Consulting Service centered on the business arena and various competencies.
Our Administrative Units
Our Administrative Units
All units of Aljazari Schools of Science and Technology work in full synchronization among themselves with an understanding of goal, achievement and functionality.
Information Processing (I.T.)

Information technology and software needs of our school are met by the IT department. It ensures the healthy operation of all network, internet access and operating systems that our institution needs. All areas of our school are reinforced with high speed wireless network, all our classrooms are equipped with smart boards and projector devices. Academic activities for dynamic and strong structure in education are carried out cloud-based on Microsoft Office 365, Adobe graphics and video software, Windows and Chrome OS. With the institution automation program and parent information system, our students' homework, absence, exam, behavior etc. information is recorded and parent notifications are made instantly over the system when necessary. All service, security and food etc. in our school and all units are integrated into the system. Computing is responsible for school data security.
Finance and Accounting

All accounting and financing processes in our institution are carried out by this unit. Starting from the student registration process, it serves our students and parents on financial matters throughout the education and training process. All transactions are carried out in accordance with the state regulations. The financial strength of the institution is ensured to be continuous and sustainable. It is responsible for the execution of budget, accounting, purchasing and support services in accordance with the institution's policies.
Institutional Relations

Corporate relations; It develops relationships with students, academic and administrative staff, parents, alumni, equivalent schools, universities at home and abroad, non-governmental organizations and relevant government institutions. It carries out the works of our institution in the fields of corporate identity and branding.
Media and Promotion

The Media and Promotion unit carries out the social and cultural organizations of our institution, in-house activities and corporate activities for external promotion. It coordinates organizations such as conferences, seminars and exhibitions. Makes school promotions and social media studies.
Administrative Affairs

It is the duty of administrative affairs to ensure that purchasing, invoicing of food, cleaning, security services, transportation, building and facility maintenance, social services and cargo services carried out in our schools are carried out and to communicate with the relevant top units by ensuring coordination in this direction. It is the responsibility of administrative affairs for the operation and follow-up of administrative units.
Student affairs

Student registration procedures, tracking documents, filing and archiving are carried out by student affairs. It is the responsibility of the student affairs to prepare all documents and correspondence related to students.
Human Resources

Aljazari International Schools of Science and Technology maintain their quality in education with their teachers and staff. It works with a dynamic education staff that has human values, is open to self-improvement and new ideas. Employees' working conditions and performances are valued. Job application form and interview reports are evaluated by our board.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Keeping pace with technological and social developments requires educational institutions to adapt to it and be involved more in shaping the future. Aljazari International Schools recognize the new era where the abundance of information dominates the process of life. For that, we are honor to form a scientific committee, consists of specialists, and university doctors.

Aljazari Scientific Committee will hold two meetings throughout the year to review the practical steps of the annual academic plan in all aspects and pave the way hand in hand with the management of our international schools ahead of an academic year crowned with brilliance, excellence, and success.

Prof.Dr.
Reda ALHAJJ

Dr. Reda Alhajj completed his phd training at the Bilkent University in Ankara

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Dr. Öğr. Üyesi
Mustafa KARADENİZ

Graduated from the faculty of economics, administrative and

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Prof.Dr.
Suat ZENGİN

Prof. Suat Zengin was born in 1976 in Elazig. He graduated from Çukurova

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Prof.Dr.
Ahmet ŞAHBAZ

He finished his professor's degree in 2021 from Necmettin Erbakan

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Dr. Öğr. Üyesi
Alican TATLI

He was born in 1964 in Giresun Bulancak. After completing primary school

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Prof.Dr. Reda ALHAJJ

Dr. Reda Alhajj completed his phd training at the Bilkent University in Ankara, turkey in 1993 in computer engineering and information science. Dr, Alhajj trained university students in turkey, Saudi Arabia, Uae and Canada.

He published over 300 papers in refereed international journals and conferences. His research interests include machine learning, data mining, and network modeling and analysis.

Dr. Reda’s techniques can be applied to biomedical research, such as gene regulatory networks derivation and control, data sampling, sample selection, and feature reduction and identifying biomarkers for diseases such as cancer.
https://sens.medipol.edu.tr/reda-al-hajj/
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Mustafa KARADENİZ

Graduated from the faculty of economics, administrative and social sciences department of turkish language and literature samsun university from 2019. He wrote the books, aesthetics in islamic arts, studies in turkey and the turkish world in memory of fârâbi-ii.
https://akademik.yok.gov.tr/AkademikArama/view/viewAuthor.jsp
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Mustafa KARADENİZ

Graduated from the faculty of economics, administrative and social sciences department of turkish language and literature samsun university from 2019. He wrote the books, aesthetics in islamic arts, studies in turkey and the turkish world in memory of fârâbi-ii.
https://akademik.yok.gov.tr/AkademikArama/view/viewAuthor.jsp
Prof.Dr. Suat ZENGİN

Prof. Suat Zengin was born in 1976 in Elazig. He graduated from Çukurova university faculty of medicine in 2000. He received his expertise from Gaziantep university in 2008.

Prof. Zengin started his career in Gaziantep university faculty of medicine, department of emergency medicine in 2011, his clinical specialty is emergency medicine. Prof. Suat latest books: Diagnosis and Treatment in Primary Care, Before The Emergency Crisis, Critical Care Emergency Medicine.
https://akbis.gantep.edu.tr/detay/?A_ID=134657_doc-dr_suat-zengin
Prof.Dr. Ahmet ŞAHBAZ

He finished his professor's degree in 2021 from Necmettin Erbakan University, from the finance department of the faculty of political science.

He worked at Necmettin Erbakan University, from which he graduated in 2014, as an assistant professor in the faculties of political sciences, humanities, social sciences, and administrative sciences. He wrote a lot of books, such as: socio-economic changes during the corona pandemic, the global trade and financial system, Palestinian economy & development in turkey from its various dimensions.

He also has a lot of article about “an analysis on the determinants of total factor productivity: the case of selected OECD countries”, “the relationship between property rights and economic growth an empirical study on EU countries”, & “openness, foreign direct investments and the relationship with poverty the case of turkey”
https://akbis.gantep.edu.tr/detay/?A_ID=134657_doc-dr_suat-zengin
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Alican TATLI

He was born in 1964 in Giresun Bulancak. After completing primary school in giresun cumhuriyet primary school, he enrolled in giresun ımam-hatip high school in 1975. He attended middle school and high school here. He graduated from high school in 1982. He graduated from the faculty of theology at marmara university in 1987 & studied masters degree from social sciences faculty "basic islamic science”
Academic Staff
Academic Staff
Raoul El Said
Academic Director
Raoul El Said

Academic Director
Mr. Raoul El Said has been in the education field for over 24 years.  He started his career as an English teacher volunteering in an orphanage in North Lebanon. He then taught English for middle and high school at the United Nation Schools in Beirut.  He then moved to UAE as a student life coordinator and academic advisor at SABIS. He then moved to the International Community School in UAE as an English and a head of primary school for seven years. He then moved to Al Arz Educational Compound- Lebanon as an Academic Director for all cycles from k to12 for more than 1200 students.   And finally joined Al Jazari International School for Science and Technology as an Academic Director for both campuses in Istanbul as he was always fascinated by this city and all the charm within.   His educational experiences have afforded him the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of people to meet the common goal of increasing student achievement and well-being. His educational philosophy is based on his uncompromising belief that all students can learn, given a positive learning environment, strong and knowledgeable leadership, a committed and focused educational team, an encouraging community, and a supportive family. All of which, Al Jazari International School possess. Mr. Raoul has received a bachelor’s degree in English Language from the Lebanese University and he is in the process of earning his Master’s degree from the American University of Beirut in Educational Management.   His passion is developing positive relationships with everyone within the community, working with students as they grow, supporting teachers and staff so that they can reach their greatest potential, strengthening a connection between school and home, and a fostering a positive school culture.
raoul.alsaid@aljazari.k12.tr
Ayhan ÇANDIR
Campus Manager
Ayhan ÇANDIR

Campus Manager
  After I graduated from Istanbul University Psychological Counseling and Guidance Department in 1992, I worked  as a counselor in the private schools as head of a group as school and campus manager and as a regional manager I had the opportunity to develop and apply my experience and knowledge with different understandings and approaches within different  brands. I saw that education can achieve success with love and understanding. we are  waiting for you to our big family full of love and respect 
Joshua CAVE
High School Principal
Joshua CAVE

High School Principal
After graduating with a degree in Education, Joshua has been working in schools in Australia and around the world. He majored in the field of sciences spending most of his time with secondary students helping them with their chemistry, physics, biology and math. He moved from teaching to HOD and into principal positions over the past 20 years in education. Certified from University of London for training teachers in PBL, policy creation and classroom management. Working at different schools and universities around the world has given him the knowledge and skills in what works and doesn’t work. He makes sure staff is trained and up to date with current skills and assessments.
joshua.daniel@aljazari.k12.tr
Karima AMESH ENAJAH
Primary School Principal
Karima AMESH ENAJAH

Primary School Principal
Ms. Karima Amesh has spent the last 7 years in the field of education, working her way up from a teaching assistant to training teachers to enter the educational profession. This experience has provided a unique opportunity to work with learners of all ages ranging from preschool to college. Despite being a certified teacher in the UK, Ms Karima’s passion for education and development inspired her to pursue both a Bachelor and Master’s degree in Education from the prestigious Liverpool Hope University. In the same country. She is particularly proud of these accomplishments as she was top of her class and was awarded best dissertation and academic excellence.
karima.enajah@aljazari.k12.tr
Selda KOCA
Head of Kindergarten Department
Selda KOCA

Head of Kindergarten Department
selda.koca@aljazari.k12.tr
Abdullah REHMAN
Head of J-Tech Department
Abdullah REHMAN

Head of J-Tech Department
Abdullah Rehman is a High School “Coding & Robotics Teacher” and “Head of J-Tech Department” with 8+ years of experience. He has accomplished his Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Science form University of Central Punjab, Pakistan. Yet completing his Master’s in Information Technology from Altinbas University, Istanbul. His previous professional experience, teaching computer science and ICT for both the British and the American Systems and STEM and Robotics for the American system (CCSS) in several reputable International and local schools, empowers him to deliver dynamic and result-oriented courses. As far as his subjects involve practical hands-on learning tasks, the students see them as real and meaningful. He truly believes in life-long learning, on-going assessment and constant communication with students, parents, colleagues, and the leadership team.
abdullah.rehman@aljazari.k12.tr
Berin BARAN
Head of Science Department
Berin BARAN

Head of Science Department
Berin was graduated from Integrated B.S and M.S in Teaching Chemistry at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey. She started teaching professionally just after graduating from VMG Anatolian Teaching High School. Berin completed her Internship at both public and private schools which are Kabatas High School and FMV Isık High School. When she was working as an intern teacher, she had a chance to work as a part-time science teacher for IB Program in various education institutions. In meanwhile, she got certificated on Visualizations and Representation in Science Education from Bogaziçi University. Currently, she is Science and Physics Teacher in Aljazari International Schools of Science and Education.
berin.baran@aljazari.k12.tr
Buse Nur TEK
Head of Turkish Language Department
Buse Nur TEK

Head of Turkish Language Department
Buse Nur Tek has a bachelor's degree in Turkish Language and Literature from Kocaeli University and completed her Teaching Certificate at the same university. Ms. Tek has a master's degree from Marmara University, Department of Ancient Turkish Literature and also she has a certificate of "Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language". Buse Nur Tek, who works as the Head of Turkish Department at Aljazari International Schools, aims at teaching all aspects of the language to international students whose first language is not Turkish and to ensure that intercultural interaction is formed in a beneficial way.
Emirhan ÜNAL
Head of PE Departmant
Emirhan ÜNAL

Head of PE Departmant
I am happy to be a teacher at Aljazari International School of science and technology with the excitement of raising new athletes under the shadow of the sports, which he has been involved in many fields throughout his life. Sports is the common language of all people; we will communicate  in this way.
emirhan.unal@aljazari.k12.tr
Gamze Damgacı
Head of Mathematics Department
Gamze Damgacı

Head of Mathematics Department
Gamze Damgacı graduated from the Department of Mathematics from Istanbul University and completed her formation education in the same university. Then she studied English at the London Kaplan International College.She has a Master’s degree in pure mathematics from Milan University.She has been teaching maths in schools and as tutor since 2011.She speaks English, Italian and Turkish and currently a Math coordinator in the Aljazari International Schools of Science and Technology.
gamze.damgaci@aljazari.k12.tr
Nelly HAMZA
Islamic Studies Teacher
Nelly HAMZA

Islamic Studies Teacher
Nelly Hamza has been teaching Quranic and Islamic studies for two decades in different countries including Egypt, Bahrain, Oman, USA and Turkey. Nelly graduated from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, studying Turkish Language and Literature. She then got her Islamic Studies diploma and her Quraan Ijazah. Nelly started teaching Non-Arabic speakers to read Arabic and Quraan in 2015. Recently, she has been certified as a life coach which has affected her teaching methodology and vision; and made it more focused on interacting and engaged learning. She is currently an Islamic Studies teacher in the Aljazari International Schools of Science and Technology.
nelly.hamza@aljazari.k12.tr
Ayman HELWEH
Computer Science Teacher
Ayman HELWEH

Computer Science Teacher
Ayman Helweh is a computer science teacher from Aleppo, Syria. He holds a bachelor and master's degree in computer science from The University of Jordan. Mr. Ayman’s career combines teaching experience at international schools with work in the private sector and research bodies such as the Advanced National IPv6 Center of Malaysia. He is dedicated to providing the students at ALJAZARI International School with the required skills and knowledge of modern computer science topics for a successful future. 
Burcu USTA
Art Teacher
Burcu USTA

Art Teacher
Burcu Usta graduated from Trakya University as a visual art Teacher. She has been teaching Visual Arts for 6 years.  Burcu Usta worked as an Arts Teacher for 2 months voluntarily in India, speaks Turkish and English. Her aim is to introduce Turkish and international arts and artists to multicultural students by working on a multicultural mixed art exhibition with her students fo this year. Her mission is to make all children love art, to enable them to be knowledgeable about art and artists, and to be individuals with creative, abstract and 3-dimensional thinking skills. She also wants her children to develop self-expression, social and motor skills.  Her struggle is to enable them to make artistic works professionally.
burcu.usta@aljazari.k12.tr
Dena KANCHAO
Class Teacher
Dena KANCHAO

Class Teacher
Mrs. Dena Kanchao is a native teacher from California with 7 years of teaching experience. She taught in the states for 5 years and 2 years in an International School in Turkey. Her teaching experience has gained her a great amount of knowledge and her passion for teaching grew. Mrs. Dena has 2 Associate Degrees in Education Studies, and Child Development from Fullerton Community College, a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary School Settings from California State Fullerton, a Early Childhood Education Teaching Certificate and a TEFL Certificate from ITTT International. Mrs. Dena believes that each child is unique and needs an enthusiastic classroom environment where they are able to grow academically, mentally, socially, and physically. She strives to provide a safe and nurturing environment where her students will be encouraged to comfortably share their own ideas, take risks, and reach their full potential.
dena.kanchao@aljazari.k12.tr
Deniz DEDE
Turkish Language Teacher
Deniz DEDE

Turkish Language Teacher
Teacher Deniz DEDE graduated from İstanbul University, Department of Turkish Language and Literature and Sociology in 2012. She completed her degree at İstanbul University. She has 10 years of experience. As the school, it aims to make students adopt our traditional values ​​while teaching Turkish, Ms. Deniz believes that learning by seeing and experiencing the values ​​existing in the country we live in is more permanent. In this context, she attaches more importance to concrete values ​​in order to increase permanence in the studies conducted with students. She works to enable students to express themselves and communicate more easily in daily life in the country they live in. As a mission, she aims to teach Turkish culture to students living on the Turkish land by experiencing it.
Gizem Damgacı
Psychologist
Gizem Damgacı

Psychologist
Gizem Damgacı graduated from Altınbaş University, Department of Psychology. She worked as a trainee psychologist in many psychological counseling centers and also she worked as a psychologist at Ataköy Anatolian High School. During her undergraduate education, she worked in Altınbaş Children's University program and worked with many different age groups. She was active in the transparency society affiliated to the Swedish Consulate. In addition, she studied mind games and served as a practitioner of these games. Currently, she continues her master's program in Business and Organizational Psychology at Beykoz University.
gizem.damgaci@aljazari.k12.tr
Gülcay ÜNAL
Art Teacher
Gülcay ÜNAL

Art Teacher
Gülcay ÜNAL was born in 1987 in Istanbul. She graduated from Istanbul University Child Development Department. She has 17 years of experience as a Kindergarten Teacher. She has work experience in various private schools and different education systems in Istanbul. She enjoys learning about different education systems by attending various educational seminars. She is happy to spend time with children, chat and touch their lives by playing games.
gulcay.unal@aljazari.k12.tr
Halah AZİM
Head of Islamic Studies and Quran Department
Halah AZİM

Head of Islamic Studies and Quran Department
Halah Azim originally graduated with a B.A in computer engineering. Due to her passion for education she later decided to enter the field education. She did a TESOL degree and taught as a class teacher using the British system in Egypt. She went on to complete a two 2-year degree in Islamic studies one in English and one in Arabic. Later on, she lived in Australia where she continued teaching in a private setting. Following that she undertook an associate degree in education. Three years ago, she moved with her family to Turkey. She worked two years in an international school in Istanbul teaching Islamic studies for grades 1 to 11. Currently she is a PDP coordinator and Islamic studies teacher at AlJazari International School.
h.azim@aljazari.k12.tr
Hanan AL-FALAH
Arabic Language Teacher
Hanan AL-FALAH

Arabic Language Teacher
Mrs. Hanan Al-Falah is a knowledgeable  Arabic instructor with over 6 years of experience teaching in Damascus and Istanbul. Committed to student-centered teaching with a focus on tailored lesson plans that cater to individual learning styles and methods. Strong interpersonal communication skills and a deep commitment to understanding students’ unique challenges with language learning. Detailed knowledge of Arabic cultures and practices, and a deep understanding of the Arabic language, including its roots, history, grammar, and syntax. Familiar with the difficulties of introducing students to a new system of speaking and writing they have never encountered. Innovative lesson planner, able to use multimedia technology for unique lessons. Skilled at assessing student learning styles and tailoring assignments to their needs. Excellent communication skills and ability to understand student needs and difficulties. A caring teacher who fosters a safe and positive learning atmosphere. Culturally sensitive to the needs of international students and other non-traditional students. Education: -Graduate of Damascus University. Master's degree holder. A certified- teacher in the Quran recitation Diploma in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, which allows her to identify and address students' personality patterns on a systematic scientific basis.
hanan.alfalah@aljazari.k12.tr
Hodan FAISAL SAID
Class Teacher
Hodan FAISAL SAID

Class Teacher
Hodan’s a native speaking teacher who’s background includes a Bachelors degree in Forensic science and a Masters degree in Analytical Chemistry from England,UK. She has a TEFL certificate which helped aid her passion for teaching English to younger non-native speaking children.She has three years experience in teaching in the UK, teaching the Maths and Science as well as one year ESL teaching in Turkey. She worked as a tutor for five years for students aged 5-18.  Her teaching philosophy is using different methods to reach a student as everyone learns in their own way.
hodan.said@aljazari.k12.tr
Maysa SHAABAN
Islamic Studies Teacher
Maysa SHAABAN

Islamic Studies Teacher
Dr. Maysa Shaaban holds a doctoral degree in Islamic education at Yarmouk University, a master’s degree in jurisprudence and its origins from Al-Azhar University, and a BA in Islamic law at the same university. She has taught Arabic for non-native speakers and Islamic studies for 18 years. She has a great experience in dealing with different ages of students, as she believes that the process of education and education are twins, one is not correct without the other, and this is in line with the vision of Al-Jazari International Schools. She taught at the University of the Levant in Damascus and at the Basaksehir Academy in Istanbul, and she also worked in many legal institutes and secondary schools. She is currently a teacher of the Holy Quran and Arabic for non-native speakers at Al-Jazari International Schools for Science and Technology.
Merve SALİHOĞLU
Arabic Teacher
Merve SALİHOĞLU

Arabic Teacher
She was born in Syria. Graduated from Süleyman Demirel University from the Faculty of Sharia and Islamic Studies, completed an educational qualification diploma at the same university. She is also currently a student in the postgraduate program, Department of Master of Basic Islamic Sciences, majoring in Arabic language and literature. She worked as a teacher of Arabic and Islamic sciences at the Imam Hatip School for Girls in Isparta for one year and at the Rawdah schools in Istanbul for two years. Her goal in Aljazari schools is that since language is the main factor in the formation of a child’s personality, it is also important to provide children with Islamic educational values ​​and to emphasize the close connection between Arabic and Islamic education by following a rich curriculum and activities appropriate to the ages of children.
merve.saihoglu@aljazari.k12.tr
Mohamad ABOU HATAB
Social Science Teacher
Mohamad ABOU HATAB

Social Science Teacher
Mohamad majored from 3 branches including engineering from Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur and the American University of Beirut. He has 4 years of teaching experience. He has a wide exposure on child self learning programs and self learning motivation. He worked with UNICEF Gaziantep and other international NGOs on education projects in Northern Syria. He also helped UNICEF in Gaziantep to develop guidelines for (Water Sanitation and Hygiene in schooling projects) in Northern Syria.
mohamad.hatab@aljazari.k12.tr
Muhammad Bahram RAMADAN
Quraan and Arabic Teacher
Muhammad Bahram RAMADAN

Quraan and Arabic Teacher
Muhammad Bahram Ramadan holds a certificate from the Institute of Imams and Preachers at the University of Duhok, Iraq, a Bachelor’s degree in Da’wah and Fundamentals of Religion at the Islamic University of Madinah, and a Master’s in Teams and Articles at the Islamic University in Madinah. He also holds another Master’s degree in Arabic language and rhetoric at Ghazi Othman Pasha University - Tokat. Professor Muhammad has been teaching the Holy Quran, religious subjects and the Arabic language for eight years. He is currently working as a teacher of Quranic culture at Al-Jazari International Schools.His mission is to prepare a student who keeps pace with the advancements of the twenty-first century, a student who has an open mind, a correct religious and linguistic culture.
Nazanin MIRHADIZADEH
English Teacher
Nazanin MIRHADIZADEH

English Teacher
Nazanin Mirhadizadeh is an ESL teacher in Aljazari and has completed her B.A and M.A in E.F.L ( English Teaching as a Foreign Language) in Tehran University. She has T.T.C and TEFL which were gain in the U.N University of Malaysia. Here in Turkey she successfully passed CELTA in ITI, Ankara. Nazanin has over 10 years of experience in ESL teaching in different international schools and language schools.
Rabih ITANY
Chemistry Teacher
Rabih ITANY

Chemistry Teacher
Mr. Rabih Itany has 6 years of experience in the educational field as a teacher, and 12 years of experience in the quality control/Assurance field in Lebanon. Mr Itany is majored in Chemistry, he has a teaching diploma in chemistry from the Lebanese University and master’s in analytical chemistry specified on “strategical analysis and instrumentations”. Mr. Itany is dedicated to providing the chemistry education for the secondary stage at ALJAZARI international school, Atakent branch.
rabih.itany@aljazari.k12.tr
Reem AHMED
Class Teacher
Reem AHMED

Class Teacher
Mrs. Reem Albarassi has a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature , she graduated from Istanbul Aydin University . She taught in AL Faezoun School for 1 year in Istanbul , she taught English for young learners .She believes that her role as a teacher will be to assist each child in developing their own potential and learning styles. Her main aim is to bring an open mind , a positive attitude and high expectations to the classroom each day .She also believes that teacher`s role is to act as a guide and that students should be able to have choices and let their curiosity direct their learning .
Selma Malla AHMED
Class Teacher
Selma Malla AHMED

Class Teacher
Ms. Selma Malla has a track record of successful teaching and education reform. She grew up in a family of teachers, which inspired her to become a teacher. Ms. Selma has bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from IAU and CELTA from Cambridge University. She is specialized in ESL, she worked with different age groups and she has an experience in teaching in international schools for over three years. She believes that each student should be given a safe space to study and develop because each child is unique and capable of learning when they are given the right tools.
selma.ahmed@aljazari.k12.tr
Samer EL BEQAI
Mathematics Teacher
Samer EL BEQAI

Mathematics Teacher
Mathematics and project Management Teacher Mr. Samer graduated from the Department of electrical engineering in Lebanese International University. He has a master’s degree in Renewable Energy (Photovoltaic systems) and is currently studying for his PHD in the same domain. His profile is mainly based on projects on electrical and electronics engineering that reflect the vision of Aljazari International Schools of Science and Technology (J-tech). eHhhhhskdmskffdjnddHe has been a high school mathematics teacher and SAT instructor for four years. He speaks English, Arabic, Turkish and is currently a high school mathematics teacher and project management instructor at Aljazari International Schools of Science and Technology.
samere.elbeqal@aljazari.k12.tr
Selin YILMAZ
Turkish Language Teacher
Selin YILMAZ

Turkish Language Teacher
Selin YILMAZ graduated from Trakya University, department of Turkish Language and Literature with a high honors degree in 2017. She is currently studying her masters in the area of “Old Turkic” from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. Throughout her university life, she was voluntarily involved in education of children in TEGV. She is the founder of 2 separate clubs on Literature and diving, in Trakya University. She specialised in Teaching Turkish for Foreigners as a teacher in Ankara University in 2018. She holds a number of certificates in diction and teaching techniques. She is a specialist on disasters and works as a disaster volunteer at AFAD. She is a professional diver and can speak fluent English and French.
Sumeya HULANI
Value Teacher
Sumeya HULANI

Value Teacher
Sumeya Hulani studies child development,  She worked as a teacher for children between 6-12 years old for four years in Syria,  She was giving  psychological support for children affected by the war in Syria. In Turkey, she studied English as a second language, She  believes that it is the duty of educators to raise a generation that accepts ethnic, religious and cultural differences to contribute to building a good society.  She loves working with children and helping them develop their skills with love.. In the end, above all, she is a mother.
Uğur TANRIVER
Music Teacher
Uğur TANRIVER

Music Teacher
Ugur Tanriver started music at an early age with guitar. In the following years, he took piano and singing lessons. Since 2009, he has been teaching children in many ages basic music using Orff instruments, piano, guitar, violin and drums. He graduated from Gaziantep University Turkish Music State Conservatory in 2015 and studied both Turkish and western music. He has excellent experience in playing guitar, violin, piano and many other turkish music instruments. In 2019, he carried out technological studies in the field of music and produced an electric violin that can be played with 3-D printer technique. He made school music, soundtracks and performed instrumental studies within the scope of recording technologies. He has been working as a music teacher for 6 years. Uğur Tanrıver works as a music teacher in the international Aljazari Technology and Science Schools.
ugur.tanriver@aljazari.k12.tr
Yusuf ALZARIEE
Head of Arabic Language Department
Yusuf ALZARIEE

Head of Arabic Language Department
Mr. Yusuf Alzariee is Arabic language teacher in the Aljazari International Schools of Science and Technology. He has a diploma in Arabic language sciences and literatures and also, has a master's degree in linguistics from Damascus University. Mr. Yusuf has been teaching Arabic language for eight years and he has a considerable experience in dealing with different levels of students. He has taught many Arabic and international curriculums. He is currently Arabic teacher in the Aljazari International Schools of Science and Technology.
youssef.alzariee@aljazari.k12.tr
Zara ALTORKI
Social Science Teacher
Zara ALTORKI

Social Science Teacher
Ms. Zara is from San Francisco, CA born and raised. She has been in California for the past 27 years and this is her second year in Turkey. She is very passionate about science & technology and has earned her Bachelor’s degree in Science with concentration in Business Management and also earned her Master’s degree in Information Systems with a concentration in Network Cybersecurity both from University of Phoenix San Jose, California Campus. She has over eight years of experience in human resources, management, team building, development, strategic implementation, IT and company collaboration. She has worked for large size companies in the U.S such as Facebook Inc., Instagram, and Salesforce managing multiple projects and employees.
zahraa.altorki@aljazari.k12.tr
Zeynep Seleme İMAMOĞLU
Turkish Language Teacher
Zeynep Seleme İMAMOĞLU

Turkish Language Teacher
Zeynep Seleme İmamoğlu graduated from the Department of Turkish Language and Literature, from which she also earned a Diploma in Sociology at Istanbul University - the Department of Theology at Atatürk University. Then she continued her studies at the University of Vienna for a short time. She received the " Certificate of Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language " from Istanbul University. She has worked with children and adults from various countries as a volunteer teacher in many institutions. She is currently working as a Primary School Turkish Teacher at Aljazari International School. She can speak English, Arabic and Turkish. Her main aim is to teach students Turkish and Turkish culture by making them like using it. In addition, she cares to interactive education in order to ensure that students learn Turkish with pleasure. She uses many activities to ensure active learning in her lessons. She believes that cultures and languages ​​add color to the World. She gives importance to interaction between students from various cultures in her lessons.
Zeynep YILMAZ
Psychological Counselor
Zeynep YILMAZ

Psychological Counselor
Zeynep Yılmaz is an enthusiastic school counselor, who graduate from the department of psychological counseling and guidance. During the education life, she took part in various projects. So far, she worked voluntarily at various associations. Some of these were the Turk Psychological Counseling and Guidance Association, TEGV, and a psychotherapy association. She received training on Short Term Solution Focused Therapy who works effectively in school environment. Additionally, she worked voluntarily in the earthquake zone to provide psychosocial support to children who were affected by the earthquake and had intern in different schools. She is proud to be a passionate school counselor at the PDP department of Aljazari International School which aims to become a pioneering institution of the 21st century.
z.yilmaz@aljazari.k12.tr
Quality Control at Aljazari School
Quality Control at Aljazari School
Aljazari International School carries out its activities under three main guidelines: problem diagnosis, problem solving and development. We are realizing our paradigm where our quality control directors represent our vision and mission with the specified qualifications. In this context, our Aljazari quality and supervision unit, which carries out its activities in order to achieve our needs and expectations, evaluates the data of the Teacher council, Parent council and Student Council.

Quality management increases the motivation of employees as well by creating a dynamic structure within the school. The development of all domains is affected by the climate created by the school culture within the scope of the quality management model.
Quality and supervision unit
Our Aljazari quality and supervision unit develops and implements the school quality policy that ensures the integrity and harmony of our school's philosophy and activities within the strategic plan. Our Aljazari Quality Policy has been developed in accordance with the dynamics of the total quality management model and aims to bring our school to an excellent level in accordance with the quality criteria. Our quality policy is designed to integrate existing and planned initiatives, prevent duplication, determine what needs to be done and create a basic structure for the management system of our school. In this context, the steps of designing, planning, implementing and improving a process are carried out by evaluating the headlines determined by our board.
Our quality policy is built on four foundations:
  • Physical Facilities
  • Human Resources
  • Curriculum and Programs
  • School Operation System
Our main identified headlines are reported by systematic grouping and scoring of certain standard measures. Physical facilities include equipment and safety of buildings, gardens, workshops and laboratories, and integration of technical systems into the school. Our quality standards for human resources include Training Staff, Administrative Staff and Support Services. The curricula and programs that shape our understanding of education cover all the curriculum studies together with our educational systems such as DAS, PDP, and J5. School Operation System is concerned with administrative, financial and academic follow-up, school-teacher-family coordination and I.T. requirements of infrastructure systems.
Our quality control board, which holds its meetings twice a year, in the last week of each academic year, consists of the general manager, administrative manager and training coordinator. We put into practice all efforts to improve the current situation and realize the targets effectively with the decisions taken in the periodical meetings. Our quality management unit develops solutions for the problems that arise and turns the problems into opportunities without causing disruptions.
Self-assessment studies within the scope of quality management enable our school to disseminate effective ideas within and outside the school, thus creating a common language and way of thinking. While the determined quality standards ensure the emergence of good practices, self-evaluation studies within the scope of our quality circle aim to bring our school to international quality standards.
Our Aljazari International School achieves sustainable excellence by reflecting their core principles throughout the school. The social impressions and effects of our school are evaluated according to the compliance of the targeted output with the quality standards.
Quality management covers the process evaluation and performs the system and its operation through information compiled by different methods. The reports prepared within the framework determined by the school student council are processed by our board and put into practice in the general evaluation system.
The exemplary model that we aim to achieve with quality management:
  • Prevention against problems that may occur.
  • Provision of a satisfactory school's expectations and philosophy.
  • Efficiency achieved in aimed targets.
  • Flexibility within established standards.
  • Effectiveness in the application of the prepared programs and system.
  • Enables practical application within working schedule.
  • Includes evaluation of reflections in the process.
  • Our school's search for perfection, without deficiencies.
  • Regular developments measuring guaranteed
Parent Council
Parent Council
AlJazari International Schools of Science and Technology are concerned with the process of strengthening the relations between those three key elements students, parents and school, including the teacher and the administration, as they are keen to achieve the school's mission and goals.
AlJazari Schools recognizes the importance of families in laying the foundations of students' personal and emotional development. Given their ability to monitor closely the behavior of their members, families can identify deficiencies in children's personalities and habits.
In this context, cooperation between the school, student and parents is indispensable in the assessment process of our students' portfolios.

Parent council is therefore a bridge between our academic staff and our students, and is one of the pillars that will enable us to develop students' levels and strengthen their personal relationships, whether privately or publicly.
This is based on several aims, the most important of which are:
  • Representation of parents of our school
  • Improving the general administrative and educational performance of our school
  • Improving and strengthening communication between students and school staff
  • Contributing to the success of events and activities programmed within the school campus

Parent Council continues to complete its usual tasks following an annual election process coordinated at the beginning of the school season, within the philosophy and vision of AlJazari International Schools, along with taking into account the principles and directions of the Turkish Ministry of Education.
Student Council
Student Council
Our students, whom we see, as treasures of raw talents and abilities, need environments that reveal their potential while creating all the knowledge and emotional intelligence they need throughout their learning journey, from early childhood to youth.

Young people can only move forward with their ideas by taking practical steps in an environment that respects them and makes them feel particularly important thanks to their achievements.

When individuals consciously add their own imprint in professional areas, they move towards their goals based on the deep impulse of belonging within them.

Based on this understanding, we give students at AlJazari International Schools effective roles in any decision-making process related to our school since we consider them effective citizens, each according to their cultural background and community environment.

Our school administration takes into account student levels by examining profiles created previously in the PDP program when creating our student groups.
In addition, the student council elections for the student council begin in the seventh grade and the student council, in turn, has three main tasks:
Representing all students

• Our student council members can analyze the overall status of our students on a monthly basis
Evaluating our institution

• In terms of efficiency and development of physical facilities

• Academically, staff assessment, education and communication mechanisms

• Management evaluation in terms of operating systems, means of communication and public relations
Providing solutions and recommendations

• Providing solutions and recommendations during the annual administrational meeting and the other planning meetings, held every year.
Founder's Message
Our Philosophy
Aljazari Paradigm
School Profile
Administration
Our Administrative Units
Academic Staff
Quality Control at Aljazari School
Parent Council
Student Council
Banks Wilson

PRESIDENT, PARTNER
Mr. Mensah is entering his 25th year as an educator. He is in his 3rd year as Head of School at Charlotte Prep following 4 years as Head of the Middle School. Earlier in his career, he served for 13 years as the Director of Programs for Steppingstone Scholars Inc., an educational nonprofit for under-served students in Philadelphia. Born and raised in Ghana, West Africa, Mr. Mensah holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Franklin and Marshall College and an M.S. Ed in Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania.
banks@aljazari.com.tr
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Happy & Competent Children


Individuals whose basic needs, as defined per Maslow's hierarchy of needs, are met, form the essence of a value-centered personality while realizing their full potential.

One-to-one interaction with the child during the preschool phase, which is the stage of self-discovery, is of great importance for their personality development.

Being aware of this, Al-Jazari International School considers each student as a gifted individual carrying an endless potential within.

It is our basic practice to give children the opportunity to learn while playing according to their own respective developmental stages and we consider it extremely important for the upbringing of both mentally and physically healthy future generations.

According to our school's most fundamental approach, the teacher represents a guide during the learning process. Recognizing that children have different ways of expressing themselves, we aim to make our students happy individuals who are aware of how they choose to express their thoughts and feelings whether through singing, painting, sculpture, dance, vocal expression and music activities.

This way, arts and sports are highlighted in our school throughout the learning process, which is supported by education and training.

We support the development of personality with the aim of helping our students to be successful individuals, to be able to make their own decisions, to plan their studies and choose their own goals, to work effectively whether individually or in groups andto produce practical solutions when facing problems.