The Modernization of Education in the Ottoman Empire: The First Steps

@inproceedings{Aktan2018TheMO,
  title={The Modernization of Education in the Ottoman Empire: The First Steps},
  author={S{\"u}mer Aktan},
  year={2018}
}
Founded in 1299, the Ottoman state developed in a short period of time and actually transformed into an empire by the conquest of Constantinople (Istanbul) by Mehmed II in 1453. Classical curriculum theory continued without undergoing any changes in the Ottoman Empire, being an influential empire during the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth centuries. On the other hand, the military revolution developed in Europe forced the Ottoman officials into a paradigm shift. In this chapter, the… Expand