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Khan Academy TR library reaches 10,000 videos

Founded by social entrepreneur Salman Khan in 2008 at the Silicon Valley, Khan Academy has published its 10,000th video lesson in Turkish. Khan’s first international affiliate, Khan Academy TR has been operating under the STFA Foundation for Translation of Scientific and Technical Publications, since 2012.


Khan Academy is often referred to as “The Pioneer of Online Learning”.  The platform is now offering free online lessons in 52 languages, having incorporated many more languages since the establishment of Khan Academy TRIt has delivered more than 300 million lessons in our country alone. During the pandemic, Khan Academy has been the most preferred resource for distance learning, used by 130 million students and 10 million teachers in more than 190 countries. Total number of people that learned with Khan Academy around the world is more than 500 million


Khan Academy’s content library includes a wide variety of subjects such as math, science, art history and economics for different levels and age groups, from pre-school to college with an approach of life-long learning. Apart from 10,000 Turkish videos, the platform offers more than 100,000 interactive exercises and articles. It also features an artificial intelligence that enables individuals to learn through a personalized path at their own time and own pace. Thanks to the reporting system, individuals have the opportunity to track their progress while parents and teachers are provided with advanced tools. Khan Academy aims to support not only anyone who wishes to learn, but also students registered in formal education systems. Thus, Khan Academy content is also available for students and teachers through the Educational Informatics Network, shortly known as EBA, in collaboration with the Turkish Ministry of National Education.


Khan Academy Turkish content library is the second largest after English among the platform’s 52 languages, reaching 10,000 online video lessons. Sponsored by the STFA Foundation for Translation of Scientific and Technical Publications, established by Sezai Türkeş, the late co-founder of STFA in 1992, Khan Academy TR has contributed to the education of 23.8 million Turkish speakers in the past decade. Combining corporate social responsibility and volunteering with a social mission to change education for the better; Khan Academy provides a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere, thanks to important supporters such as Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Carlos Slim, Google, Tata and STFA.


Khan Academy’s Turkish platform can be reached at and by sharing Khan Academy TR on social media, you can help us reach more people and offer them a free, world-class learning as well as teaching resource. With this message, we wish to share the exciting news with you by reminding that there are only a handful of education platforms across the world which offer 10,000 video lessons, and hope that, as a member of STFA Group, you share our pride and joy. Eid Mubarak!

Khan Academy TR delivers 500,000 lessons per day!

Founded by STFA as the first international initiative of Khan Academy, the world’s leading online learning platform, Khan Academy TR has delivered 50 million lessons last semester after the Ministry of National Education transitioned to Distance Learning. Offering educational resources in 45 languages and 190 countries today, Khan Academy has been the praised by students, teachers and parents all around the globe in the pandemic, and  it has also been the top choice for Turkish learners.

1.6 billion learners corresponding to 90% of the student population in the world were unable to attend school in person due to the pandemic. In Turkey, 16 million K12 students, over 4 million university students and around 1.5 million teachers, academics and educators were engaged in distance learning for 3 months starting from March. During this process, demand for Khan Academy Türkçe’s website increased by a factor of four per peak period, and by a factor of two-and-a-half on average. As a result of the collaboration agreement signed with the Ministry of National Education, the number of lessons delivered by Khan Academy TR per day reached 500,000 including the lessons delivered on EBA, which stands for Education and Informatics Network.

Operating under the STFA Foundation for Translation of Scientific and Technical Publications with an aim to provide equal opportunities for all in education, Khan Academy TR has become a prominent digital content provider with its library reaching up to 9,000 online video lessons. Not only during today’s extraordinary conditions, Khan Academy’s educational resources are free, for everyone, forever; thanks to STFA Group’s corporate social responsibility. Having touched the lives of 15 million learners in Turkey through its website, Khan Academy also reaches out to all schools, students, and teachers across Turkey via the Ministry’s EBA platform to support formal education. Helping to change education for the better, this pride belongs to the whole STFA Group. We believe that in order to build the future, we need to invest in our youth and we continue to work to the best of our abilities in the field of education, among others to carry our country forward.

As the 2020-2021 school year begins today with distance learning, we wish a healthy and successful academic year to all students, teachers, and parents; particularly those in the STFA Family. We commemorate with great respect the late Mr. Sezai TÜRKEŞ, a leader with great insight both in business life and social responsibility and the founder of our Foundation on the 22nd anniversary of his decease.  We dedicate the success of Khan Academy TR to STFA’s beloved “AĞABEY” whose vision will always guide us.

A free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere!

STFA yöneticileri Milli Eğitim Bakanı’nı ziyaret etti

STFA executives met with the Minister of Education

A group of STFA executives paid a visit to Prof. Ziya Selçuk, the Minister of National Education for a meeting in his office, in which the STFA Group’s support to education in Turkish for the past 40 years with its foundations and schools were highlighted. The STFA representatives have also informed the Minister about some new features of Khan Academy, the free online learning platform localized into Turkish by the STFA Foundation for Translation of Scientific and Technical Publications. The agenda of the meeting, which took place in Ankara, included strengthening the collaboration between Khan Academy Türkçe and the Ministry of National Education towards such areas as personalized education and academic support by digital resources in line with the 2023 Education Vision put forward by the Ministry of National Education, as well as engaging more students, teachers and schools into this non-profit education platform.  Launched in 2012 with the initiative of the STFA Group and being the first international partner of Khan Academy, which offers educational content in 41 languages today, Khan Academy Türkçe has so far given 120 million lessons and touched the lives of some 15 million people.

Khan Academy TR Celebrates its 5th Anniversary!

Khan Academy TR Celebrates its 5th Anniversary!

The first international initiative of the world’s biggest free online educational platform Khan Academy, founded by the STFA Group, Khan Academy TR celebrates its 5th anniversary. Operating under the roof of the STFA foundation, the “Foundation for Translation of Scientific and Technical Publications”, Khan Academy TR continues to grow as a movement of corporate social responsibility and volunteering , with the aim of providing equal opportunities for all in education.

Khan Academy TR lessons reach out to schools all around Turkey through a protocol signed with the Ministry of National Education. Khan Academy’s library includes a wide range of subjects from Math to Astronomy or from Art to Finance. Khan Academy’s library is not limited to students but provides an opportunity to anyone to improve themselves with the idea of lifelong learning. The platform draws a personalized learning map for each user, offers thousands of videos, articles and interactive exercises. Khan Academy is available in 36 languages today, used by 100 million students and 2 million teachers in schools every year. Being among one of the most important digital content providers in Turkey, Khan Academy TR is a stakeholder in the educational reform taking place all around the world as well as in Turkey.

Khan Academy TR has delivered 60 million online lessons in 5 years and has reached out to 10 million learners. Some of them were able to get into university and others obtained their university diploma thanks to those lessons. While some students could finally grasp the subject they had not understand back in high school, others mastered a topic they had imagined to study in the school of their dreams… Khan Academy TR became the biggest school in Turkey for anyone who wants to learn… This is not a source of pride only on the part of the Khan Academy TR team, but the whole the STFA family. At STFA, we believe that building the future can only happen through investing in the youth and we continue working with all our strength to carry our country forward on the path blazed by our founders. We consider ourselves as having reached our aim if we enlightened the future of even one single person…

Khan Academy Türkçe And Turkcell Akademi Cooperation

Khan Academy Türkçe and Turkcell Akademi Cooperation

On a mission to provide a free world-class education to anyone, anywhere, Khan Academy videos are now available in Turkcell Academy, as a result of the collaboration with Turkcell.

Turkcell has recently launched its education platform, Turkcell Academy. As a result of the cooperation between Turkcell Academy and Scientific and Technical Publications Translation Foundation, an STFA foundation, Khan Academy became the major content provider and the lessons in Turkish are now being streamed on Turkcell Academy. Aiming to provide a free world-class education to anyone, anywhere, Khan Academy Turkish lessons are now expected to reach many more users with Turkcell’s support.

Khan Academy’s content is completely free of charge and available to anyone.

With over two thousand educational videos translated into Turkish so far, Khan Academy provides  a personalized education experience at one’s own learning pace. Thanks to the cooperation between Turkcell Academy and Khan Academy Turkce, these educational opportunities will be made even easier to reach.

Khan Academy Türkçe

Khan Academy Türkçe was realized. Thanks to a collaboration with Bilimsel ve Teknik Yayınları Çeviri Vakfı (Scientific and Technical Publications Translation Foundation), an STFA foundation, anyone who needs it will be able to reach Khan Academy, which aims to make it possible for anyone, anytime to get a world-quality education, in Turkish.