Linguist and educator Seda Yekeler’s initiative, SEYEV, aims to teach English to children worldwide through the “Children of the Republic” project, specially launched for the 100th anniversary of the Republic. The project, which aims to provide future leaders with an international perspective, sets a goal to educate 100,000 children in the 100th year of the Republic.
SEYEV President Seda Yekeler Explains the Project: “Touching the Future with ‘Children of the Republic’”
Seda Yekeler, the founder of SEYEV, stated that they named the project “Children of the Republic” to represent the values and principles carried from the past to the present. Yekeler expressed that the goal of the project is to educate 100,000 children of the Republic, emphasizing their desire to contribute to these children gaining representation power on the international stage.
Seda Yekeler’s Thoughts and Atatürk’s Advice
SEYEV President Seda Yekeler explained the purpose of the project with these words: “In the 100th year of the Republic, I am experiencing the joy of realizing our dream with the project we named ‘Children of the Republic,’ in line with the values entrusted to us and the principles we have inherited.” Yekeler adopted Atatürk’s words, “Teachers! The new generation will be your work,” expressing that they aspire to bring hope to children through this project.
What Are the Goals of the Children of the Republic Project?
The primary goal of the project is to give national and universal identity to children’s foreign language education in the rapidly developing era of science and technology. Thus, children will better understand the world and different perspectives through a foreign language learning platform, strengthen their cultural development, and gain representation power on an international level.
About SEYEV: 18 Years of Experience in Language Education
SEYEV has been a supporter of unconditional access to the possibilities required for language education since 2005. Utilizing the YEK Method, SEYEV has provided language acquisition for 11,045 children over ten years, despite unfavorable conditions, with 331,350 hours of education. The YEK Method, a methodology within linguistics and neuroscience, achieves high success by activating the Broca and Wernicke areas of the brain.