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Department of Educational Sciences

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Department's Mission

Established in 1999 and awarded its first degree in 2004, the Department of Educational Sciences of the Eastern Mediterranean University assists teacher candidates in developing skills, knowledge and dispositions required to become effective teachers and school counsellors who continue to learn and develop themselves throughout their careers and are able to adapt to the ever-changing society.

Departmental Facilities

Our teaching takes place in classrooms all equipped with smart boards. The Department has 5 Full Professors, 3 Associate Professors, 10 Assistant Professors, 2 Instructors and 3 Research Assistants. Along with access to University facilities, students also have access to 4 PC Rooms, 1 Smart Classroom, and 1 Guidance and Counselling Room where they can explore and practice individual and group counselling techniques. Additionally, there is a room equipped for visually impaired students and a well-equipped library is housed at the Department. To assist students' personal and professional growth, audio-visual facilities are also provided within the department.

Programs 

Teaching Certificate Program

Besides the undergraduate and graduate programs, the department offers a teaching certificate program, designed by Higher Education Council, for those from other disciplines.

Distinguishing Attributes

The Department provides opportunities for students to apply theoretical knowledge into practice in a wide variety of institutions ranging from private and state schools to private education centres.

Major Accomplishments

After awarding its first degree in 2004, many students graduated from the Department of Educational Sciences. Our graduates have secured jobs in a wide range of organizations, both in public and private sectors.

Academic staff is actively involved in research and publishes in national and international journals. The Department of Educational Sciences has alsoparticipated in Education Councils held to discuss educational activities and practices in TRNC at all levels of education.

In addition, the Department of Educational Sciences will contribute to the development of all education programs in TRNC including early childhood, elementary and secondary school programs as a requirement of protocol signed by the collaboration of TRNC Ministry of Education, Youth and Culture and Embassy of Republic of Turkey.

Career Opportunities

The students who exhibit success at the end of four years are awarded a diploma (B.A.) in Guidance and Psychological Counselling. An undergraduate degree in Guidance and Psychological Counselling prepares students to provide counselling services in educational institutions, in the private sector, and in their own offices. Our graduates, who have showed distinctive achievements in the program, have also demonstrated excellent performance in their careers.Graduates of our master programmes will have the opportunity to work as an area specialist in educational organizations and institutions as well as faculty members in related programmes at universities.​

Contact Information

Address:

Eastern Mediterranean University
Faculty of Education 
Department of  Educational Sciences
Famagusta, North Cyprus
Mersin 10 Turkey 

Tel: +90 392 630 2430
Fax: +90 392 630 4038
E-mail: fedu@emu.edu.tr

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Academic Staff

Name SurnameDutyDepartmentOfficeE-Mail
Prof. Dr. ALİM KAYA * Faculty Member Educational Sciences alim.kaya@emu.edu.tr
Prof. Dr. BEKİR ÖZER Faculty Member Educational Sciences bekir.ozer@emu.edu.tr
Prof. Dr. MEHMET DURDU KARSLI Faculty Member Educational Sciences mehmet.karsli@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. ALİ SIDKI AĞAZADE Vice Chair Educational Sciences alisidki.agazade@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. CANAN ZEKİ Chair Educational Sciences canan.perkan@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. ŞEFİKA MERTKAN Faculty Member Educational Sciences sefika.mertkan@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. SİBEL DİNÇYÜREK Faculty Member Educational Sciences sibel.dincyurek@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. SITKIYE KUTER Faculty Member Educational Sciences sitkiye.kuter@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. YELİZ AKINTUĞ Faculty Member Educational Sciences yeliz.akintug@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. BENGİ SONYEL Faculty Member Educational Sciences bengi.sonyel@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. FAHME DABAJ Faculty Member Educational Sciences fahme.dabaj@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. GÜLEN UYGARER Senior Instructor Educational Sciences gulen.uygarer@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. HATİCE NİLAY HASİPOĞLU Vice Dean,
Chair
Educational Sciences AS141 hatice.hasipoglu@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. MİNE SANCAR Faculty Member Educational Sciences mine.sancar@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. SERTAN KAĞAN Faculty Member Educational Sciences sertan.kagan@emu.edu.tr
Instr. ŞAFAK ÇANKAYA Instructor Educational Sciences safak.cankaya@emu.edu.tr
* : Indicated academic staff member delivering the course is employed at another university.

Part-time Academic Staff

Name SurnameDutyDepartmentOfficeE-Mail
Dr. HASAN ÖZDER Senior Instructor Educational Sciences hasan.ozder@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. AYŞE HAŞİMOĞULLARI AKTUNÇ Senior Instructor Educational Sciences ayse.hasimogullari@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. GÜLDEN HACIMEVLÜT ALYAZ Senior Instructor Educational Sciences gulden.hacimevlut@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. İBRAHİM BAHTİYAR Senior Instructor Educational Sciences ibrahim.bahtiyar@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. İPEK ALKAN Senior Instructor Educational Sciences ipek.alkan@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. MÜZEYYEN ALASYA ZORBA Senior Instructor Educational Sciences muzeyyen.alasya@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. UTKU BEYAZIT Senior Instructor Educational Sciences utku.beyazit@emu.edu.tr