General Directorate of Innovation and Educational Technologies, Ministry of National Education attended GESS Mexico with “FATIH Project in Education” booth. GESS Mexico took place in Mexico City between 28th and 29th of April, 2017. FATIH Project in Education and Educational Informatics Network (EBA) were promoted at the booth of YEĞİTEK.
A protocol on GESS (Global Education Supplies and Solutions) was signed between General Directorate of Innovation and Educational Technologies, Ministry of National Education and Tarsus Group on 14th April 2016 in İstanbul. This protocol had an article stating that YEĞİTEK would attend GESS Fairs to be held in Dubai, Indonesia and Mexico in order to promote technological activities of Ministry of National Education and establish new cooperation. Attending the fair according to the protocol, YEĞİTEK had positive feedback and comments on the improvements on educational technologies.
Heads of Departments of YEĞİTEK, Muhammed Sadık ARSLAN, Eyyup TANYILDIZ, Mehmet RUŞEN and teachers attended GESS Mexico. Meeting with sector representatives on educational technologies took place. After invited by Educational Technologies Coordinator of The Ministry of Education of Mexico, Maria Christina Cardenas PERALTA our board visited the Ministry. Ministry was informed about Turkish educational system, developments in educational technologies, FATIH Project in Education and EBA. Moreover, PERALTA gave information about the developments in educational technologies in Mexico. She stated that some school had tablet implementation classrooms.