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Major ICT Programs & Projects

Major programs and projects to improve access to computing and communication technologies, or to upgrade capabilities and systems have been launched in many countries by governments, international development organizations and industrial organizations.  Some have been successful, others have encountered setbacks.  Access to information about a few of those big initiatives are provided below.






The FATİH Project  -  Movement to Increase Opportunities and Technology or Fatih Project is a project of the Turkish government to integrate state-of-the-art computer technology into Turkey's public education system. Then-Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan initiated the project in 2010. All state schools from preschools all the way to high school level were to receive a total of 620,000 smart boards, while tablet computers were to be distributed to 17 million students and approximately one million teachers and administrators. This project was expected to be completed in 2015.To learn more, go to http://fatihprojesi.meb.gov.tr/en/ or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatih_project    (Kürtük)

Evaluation of the FATİH Project  - A 2013 paper by Sönmez Pamuk contains different perspectives towards FATİH Project from essential stakeholders such as Teachers and Students for understanding the benefits and success of the project.For more go to, https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ1017725    (Kürtük)

Investigation of the FATİH Project - A 2015 paper by Gok and Yıldırım contains the perceptions of stakeholders such as Teachers and School Administrators about FATİH project, what kind of factors effect achievement and what can be synthesis of those technologies into Turkish education. For more go to, http://dergipark.gov.tr/mersinefd/issue/17397/181967   (Kürtük)


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