We are honored to remember and pay tribute to the brave and selfless Aybüke Yalçın, a young and innovative teacher who lost her life at only 22 years old. She was martyred on June 9, 2017, in Kozluk, Batman, by PKK terrorists. Her senseless and tragic death touched the hearts of many, and her memory continues to inspire and motivate those who knew her.
Aybüke Yalçın was a beacon of hope and a symbol of the bright future of Turkey. She was a dedicated and passionate teacher who believed in the power of education to transform lives and communities. Her students loved her for her warmth, kindness, and enthusiasm, and she was respected by her colleagues for her professionalism and commitment.
Despite the constant threat of violence and terror, Aybüke Yalçın chose to work in one of the most challenging and dangerous regions of Turkey, where many young and talented teachers are reluctant to go. She was determined to make a difference in the lives of her students and to help them fulfill their potential.
Aybüke Yalçın’s legacy is one of courage, perseverance, and sacrifice. She gave her life for a noble cause, and her memory will always be cherished and celebrated. Her story is a reminder that we must never forget the sacrifices of our brave men and women who died defending our country and our values.
As Minister of National Education, we are committed to honoring Aybüke Yalçın’s memory by continuing to invest in education and providing our students with the best possible opportunities to succeed. We believe that education is the key to building a better future for Turkey, and we are proud to work with our dedicated teachers and educators to make this vision a reality.
On this solemn occasion, we extend our deepest condolences to Aybüke Yalçın’s family, friends, and colleagues. We are grateful for her service to our country, and we promise to honor her memory by working tirelessly to build a brighter and more prosperous future for all our citizens.
Finally, we want to emphasize that this great nation will never forget its martyrs and heroes. We will always cherish their memory, and we will always stand strong in the face of adversity and challenge. We are confident that with the support of our people and the blessings of Almighty God, we will overcome any obstacle and emerge stronger and more united than ever before.,