11/30/2009

Turkish company's online educational platform wins international award

AA – A Turkish company's online educational platform was named the "Best Content Service" at the World Communication Awards 2009 (WCA), one of the most trusted, independent global communications industry events of its kind. Sebit, a Turk Telekom affiliate, won the Best Content Service Award with its online educational platform "Vitamin". Sebit provides curriculum-based content solutions for students and educators. Its team has more than 20 years' worldwide experience in developing e-learning solutions by combining research-based pedagogy with state-of-the-art visualization and interaction. Its educational platform Vitamin is proving to be very successful in Turkey and in the United States. Vitamin consists of a huge library of educational content and an online platform tailored to the needs of primary and secondary education. By bringing real world scenarios to life, Sebit's solutions engage students’ learning, foster achievement and help them understand math and science so they can compete in the global economy. Educators are delighted with the intuitive interface and tools that facilitate their capacity to provide personalized instruction. Schools where the software has been implemented note a significant improvement in student achievement, attendance, and attitudes towards math and science. Sebit also offers professional development workshops on teaching math and science with technology. Ankara-based Sebit has also been operating in the United States, Malaysia, China and Latin America. The WCA recognizes "the companies and individuals responsible for the innovations, achievements and great new services that are helping build tomorrow's industry."

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