TEG helps mainly Turkish and Kurdish speaking adults and children overcome barriers to Education, Employment, Health, British Citizenship and any other problems they face.
To assist individuals and their families in advancing their education, realising their potential and improving their quality of life.
To target members of the community who are faced with greater levels of inequality and discrimination - the unemployed, the unqualified and under-qualified, the disabled, refugees and women.
To contribute to the multicultural society in the UK by ensuring that Turkish-speaking people are empowered to contribute their skills, talents and experience and play a full role in the community.
TEG provides three main services
Qualified and experienced teachers running a range of courses and training programmes.
Computer for Adults: Two levels with examinations and national qualifications (CLAIT OCR)
Turkish Literacy for Women
Turkish Reading and Writing classes for women.
Turkish, Maths and Science for Children
Weekend classes and Homework Clubs for children from 7 until 14 years of age. GCSE Maths & Science classes for children and adults of all ages.
Turkish Language Courses: Weekly classes for English speakers wishing to learn Turkish from complete beginners to intermediate level.
TEG Information Advice and Guidence
A bilingual user/client centre with impartial advice, information and support.
General Support: Call or drop for general support. Staff will either help you on the spot, make an appointment, or refer you to another appropriate service.
Employment & Educational Advice: Make an appointment for specific IAG including Comparability Statement from NARIC.
Legal Advice: Make an appointment for legal advice including Ankara Agreements, Work Permits, Home Office Issues, Benefits and Housing including buying your home.
Health: Make an appointment for health related support including Smoking Cessation, Drugs and Alcohol Misuse, Extra Patient Care, Diet and Nutrition.
Social & Cultural Activities
Cultural and sports events, day trips to museums and galleries or the seaside, football, dance, theatre, music, film and seminars.
Monthly Breakfasts: Held on the first Sunday of every month from 12.00 onwards. All are welcome, but make sure you bring your favourite food.
Excursions/Outings: Visits to educational centres and day trips for families. Last trip we went to Margate.
Culture & Sport: Art projects, video, theatre, dance, music, film, football and swimming for all ages.