Seçkin Köse, the Turkey Representative of the United Nations International Information Technologies and Communication Federation (INTERSTENO) and the President of the Turkish Group, told Anadolu Agency (AA) that the competition organized online due to the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) epidemic, Turkey, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Switzerland He stated that 839 competitors from Czechia, Germany, Spain, France, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Serbia and USA participated.
Köse noted that with the distinction of mother tongue and multilingual (16 languages), 2 race types, 4 age categories and a total of 24 medals were given to the best 3 people in 8 races, “Our Keyboard National Team has 3 championships, one world record, 2 second place, 4 third place. The other 15 medals were shared by the Czech Republic with 5 medals, Japan 3, Italy 3, Poland 2, USA 1, Slovakia 1 medal. ” said.
Köse, in the mother language race, Merve Mutlu from Afyonkarahisar Sandıklı Miralay Reşatbey Primary School for children 0-12 years old, 80 words net per minute, April Maya Tunçoğlu from Afyonkarahisar Sandıklı Cumhuriyet Secondary School at the age of 3-16, breaking the world record 135 words per minute and 17-20 Mete Özen from Şişli Champion Course in young people expressed that she is the world champions of their categories with a clear 119 words per minute.
Noting that Turkey has achieved 103 championships, 40 of which are world records, Köse said:
“In Europe and America, handwriting was removed in primary schools years ago, instead, computer keyboard training was introduced from the first grade. In our country, we want to state that it is necessary to teach computer keyboard lessons from the second half of the first grade in the new school year. It provides a significant time saving. Following the keyboard training, it should be continued with computer training, algorithm training, introduction to coding and software development training.
Köse, details about the competition and its results “https://www.intersteno.org/intersteno-internet-contests/classification-lists/” and “https://www.interstenoturk.org/2021-dunya-internet-keyboard-stower / yaris-results / “links.