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From The Dean

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” Henry Ford

“Non-philosophical Nations do not have schools.” Nurettin Topçu

Every era has its own spirit. 21st century is the time zone in which many “realities” that we have known in the past have been redefined or lost their validity. We have to equip contemporary teachers with contemporary skills. Therefore, teacher training becomes the basis of education systems. Nowadays, we have to educate good teachers, since the concept of education has changed. We know that effective teachers and good academic staff are cultivated with a convenient environment and philosophy.

Nowadays, teacher training becomes essential for the development of the education systems of countries, since we are moving from the concept of “teaching” to “learning.”  Countries are now compared on the basis of good and bad education systems, successful and unsuccessful students in international exams.

In the 21st century, we live in an era in which education systems underwent qualitative changes in the areas of schools, students, teacher-based learning, curriculum, class board, chalk etc.

Education for the Knowledge Society should:

  • Have a social aim and be based on values
  • Have an open education system that serves everyone in every age
  • Emphasize life-long learning- designed and implemented as an ongoing process
  • Not be limited with schools
  • Have emphasis not only on diploma but also on individual skills

Our faculty, which was established in 2006, aims to raise their students in international standards in an environment in which;

  • Learning is individualized
  • Team-work skills are developed
  • Sense of Social participation and Social service are encouraged
  • Life-long learning and project-based studies are encouraged

In our faculty we have the following programs: Special Education Teaching, English Language and Teaching, Classroom Teaching, Computer and Teaching Technologies Teaching, Guidance and Counselling, The Pre-School Education, Turkish Language Teaching, Arts and Crafts Teaching.

I wish you all the best for your future

 

Prof. Dr. Muhittin Tuş

DEAN