General Directorate of Innovation and Educational Technologies, Ministry of National Education attended GESS Mexico at ÔÇťFATIH Project in EducationÔÇŁ booth. GESS Mexico was held in Mexico City on 28-29 April 2017. The FATIH Project in Education and Educational Informatics Network (EBA) were introduced at the booth of General Directorate of Innovation and Educational Technologies.
A protocol on GESS (Global Education Supplies and Solutions) had been signed between General Directorate of Innovation and Educational Technologies, Ministry of National Education and Tarsus Group on 14th┬áApril 2016 in ─░stanbul. This protocol had an article stating that YE─×─░TEK 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, YE─×─░TEK had positive feedback and comments on the improvements on educational technologies.
Heads of Departments of YE─×─░TEK, Muhammed Sad─▒k ARSLAN, Eyyup TANYILDIZ, Mehmet RU┼×EN and teachers attended GESS Mexico. Meetings with sector representatives on educational technologies took place. After being invited by Maria Christina Cardenas PERALTA, Coordinator of Educational Technologies of The Ministry of Education of Mexico, 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 schools had already implemented tablet programs in classrooms.