Kartepe Halk Eğitim Merkezi is the adult education department of the local branch of the Ministry of Education. It provides non-formal training services to the adults.
The Center provides a variety of free courses for adults: Family -Child Education Program (0-18 years), Arabic and English , IT, Computer System Installation- Maintenance and Troubleshooting, University Exam Preparation Training, Educational Program supporting Open High School Students , Drama, playing musical instruments,(Baglama, Guitar, percussion etc.) Turkish Folk Music, Turkish Folk Dancing, Women’s Fashion, Machine Embroidery, Reading &Writing 1st and 2nd Stages, Chess, Ebru Art, Art training, handicrafts training, sports courses are also available. All the courses are certified,which are approved by the Ministry of National Education.
The Center has provided literacy& vocational courses for more than a hundred refugees. Currently, there are 73 trainers in the center.