A cooperation protocol on providing an elective educational technology use course, teaching Educational Informatics Network (EBA), e-okul and MEBBİS to students in faculty of education was signed between Ministry of National Education and Kilis 7 Aralık University on 4 May 2017.

Advisor to the Minister of Education, İbrahim YASAK; General Director of General Directorate of Innovation and Educational Technologies, Bilal TIRNAKÇI and Head of The Financial And Administrative Affairs Eyyup TANYILDIZ attended the signing ceremony.

It was determined to cooperate on educational technologies on the protocol signed by Bilal TIRNAKÇI, General Director of General Directorate of Innovation and Educational Technologies on behalf of The Ministry of National Education and Rector Prof Dr Doğan KARACOŞKUN on behalf of Kilis 7 Aralık University.

Protocol was signed with the purposes of providing trainings to students and educators in the faculty of education about V-class application and e-content creation and related methods by experts from YEĞİTEK; identifying outcomes of elective “EBA” course, curriculum and incorporating EBA as an elective course in the curriculum of Faculty of Education; publishing digital educational content prepared by various companies and institutions on EBA within “FATIH Project in Education” so that all users can benefit from is for free.

General Director of YEĞİTEK Mr. TIRNAKÇI stated that they had signed similar protocols with many universities before. He also expressed that the main purpose of the protocol was to teach students how to make effective use of technology in education. He also noted that students would be informed on both content management and technology use. He also said, “Our main goal is to raise the best generation in the future.”

In addition, Rector of Kilis 7 Aralık University, Prof Dr Mustafa Doğan KARACOŞKUN stated that because technology has great importance in our lives, the protocol will raise the awareness of students for using technology more effectively and contribute to their careers.