Students prepared short documentaries on different aspects of the country.
Raindrop Foundation aims to collaborate with colleges and universities in the region in starting Turkish language and culture programs and courses and has ongoing affiliations starting from 2007.
Based on schools’ goals, RDF can provide assistance in accommodation, food, transportation and contact with local families, schools and other institutions.
In 20 RDF sponsored a Study Turkey program at Austin high school in which seniors were a part of a ten-day trip that included visits to historical, cultural and religious sites, educational institutions as well as visits with local families.
Raindrop Foundation offers Turkish classes at all its branches in Texas and neighboring states for all whether you are a beginner or an experienced speaker looking to sharpen your speaking skills.
Our teachers are native Turkish speakers who are fully qualified to teach Turkish as a second language.
RDF aims to help establish study abroad programs in Turkey.
Currently, RDF sponsors “for credit” Turkish courses at the University of Houston and the University of Texas at Austin and as part of the continuing education programs at Austin Community College and the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.In addition to these affiliations, Raindrop is also looking to cosponsor panels, seminars, talks and other academic activities.Raindrop is open to collaboration with school districts and schools to start Turkish courses or after school programs.RDF provides support ranging from finding qualified instructors to furnishing schools with materials.RDF also supports Turkish Student Associations at colleges and universities in their efforts to provide non-credit Turkish classes.
In Texas, Turkish is an approved foreign language by TEA and can be offered at public K-12 schools.