Success Stories

Fatih Project

Egifat
Project Goal

Following implementation of the Movement to Increase Opportunities and Technology (FATIH) project in the second semester of the 2011-2012 school year, students now receive education in classrooms equipped with smart boards, as well as tablet computers. The tablet computers distributed to students within the scope of the project are supplied by Sentim.

The FATIH project that started in 2010 aims to offer students the benefits of the information technology, and to enable them to use the technology more efficiently, by equipping the classrooms with the state-of-the-art technology.

The goal of the Project is to equip the classrooms in all schools in Turkey with smart boards, wireless Internet access, infrastructure cabling, and to distribute tablet computers to each student for a modern educational environment. Planned to be completed within 4 years, the project commenced at a ceremony, which was participated in by the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, held at Sebahattin Zaim Anatolian Teacher High School on February 6, and Samsung-brand tablet computers were distributed to students at 52 schools in 17 provinces in Turkey within the scope of the pilot stage of the Project.

Solution

The software installed on the 10.1” Samsung Galaxy Tab products distributed in the pilot regions were designed and developed to specifically suit the web portal of the Turkish Ministry of National Education. The software enables students to download the textbooks from the portal, and renders the tablet computers, which are not registered in the system within a specific period of time, to become out of service, and contains a security system against loss and theft. Additionally, the software enables the school administrations to manage the devices remotes, and prevent use of the same beyond intended use.

The tablet computers distributed to students come pre-installed with textbooks enriched with animations, audio, video files, photos, maps, and graphics, etc. conforming to the respective curricula, while those distributed to teachers are equipped with features enabling them to monitor what students do on their own tablet computers, all contributing to the motivation, attention and comprehension skills of students. Being capable of taking notes, marking important sections on their tablet computers, students will no longer have to carry heavy bags filled with hardcopy textbooks, reference books and notebooks. Thanks to the connection between the interactive smart boards and tablet computers, anything written or shown on the interactive board is replicated on the tablets of students, and students can send any content on their tablets to the smart boards by way of the Internet.
Sentim IT is and Holding company.