The International Esports Federation (IESF) has announced the creation of the Esports Education and Youth Leadership Commission.
The Commission will consist of three committees with Academics, Administrators and Students. The commission will mainly focus on expanding the ecosystem of esports and strengthening esports in schools. It will also develop curriculum material and courses that can be used for supporting education and learning to empower the youth under the shared visions and values.
Serhat Bekdemir, Founder of Turkey’s Collegiate Esports League and European University Masters’ LOL champions of 2018 with Bahçeşehir University was appointed to lead the commission.
“I am happy to announce that Serhat Bekdemir is going to lead IESF’s Esports Education and Youth Leadership Commission. Mr. Bekdemir is a long-time trusted friend of IESF and will assume the role of the commissioner to work closely with institutions to establish a strong commitment to making an impact in the Esports education and collegiate esports scene globally,” Vlad Marinescu, President of IESF, said.
“Grassroots esports is rising, and this is a great opportunity for me to work for IESF to support their mission, uniting the esports world. We are now calling for the best esports education institutions to get together and share the best practices from all over the world to help educate the youth, families and institutions about esports under the IESF’s leadership,” Serhat Bekdemir, Commissioner of IESF Education and Youth Leadership, said.