Afyonkarahisar is an important city, connecting highways and railways from north to south and from east to west. City is a potential tourism centre with its rich historical background.
Afyonkarahisar Teknik ve Endüstri Meslek Lisesi (ATEML) was oppened in 1943. It's a bigger Vocational Secondary School in its region in Turkey.
The school serves the following six professional training:
• Machine Technology fiels,
• Electrical - Electronics Technology,
• Motor Vehicles Technology fields,
• Information Technologies field,
• Furniture and Interior Design Technology field,
• Metal Technology.
Over 1,600 students (between 14-18 years old) are studying in these fields. 130 teacher and administrator are working in the school in total. Duration of Education is 4 years.
The main purpose of ATEML is supplying the qualified employee for labour market. For this purpose our students who graduated school are employed in industry sector of region. Same time the graduated students can continue to higher education concerned their education fields, if they want. In addition, our school is main centre for vocational courses in province. In this context, acquiring professional courses are successfully organised in the framework of lifelong learning in our school.
Also ATEML is a Pilot School for Specialized Vocational Training Project (UMEM) that executed by Ministry of National Education of Republic of Turkey.