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Basic Education

About the Department

Our department is one of the leading departments in the field of primary education in our universities with the most crowded number of students and strong academic staff. The Department consists of Branches of Preschool Education and Classroom Teacher Education. The aim of the Basic Education Department restructured in Fall 2016-2017 is to educate teachers who are competent in child development and education, have sufficient knowledge of field and teaching, are productive, adhere to modern contemporary information society, adhere to professional ethics, think creatively and have collective guidance. Our department offers education and training facilities with modern tools and equipment. Students can benefit from computer, technology, painting and music classrooms and science laboratories.


Educational Opportunities

The Cyprus International University offers and offers a wide range of opportunities for students to pursue a successful path in their career acquisition process. Teacher candidates are obliged to take teacher practice lessons I and II as well as school experience courses during 4 years undergraduate courses. Thanks to the location where the campus is located, students can easily attend these courses with the school service. In this way, they can get the chance to work with their experienced teachers before they start their career with their experienced teachers. Our graduates are able to teach in official and private schools affiliated to the Ministry of National Education as well as academic dreams with master and doctoral studies.


Career Areas

Basic Education Department Students who have graduated from Pre-School Teachers can work in a suitable position in public schools, private schools and other pre-schools related to the Ministry of National Education. Depending on the courses and certifications they have taken during the undergraduate course, they can also work as family support or child development specialist in child development. Students who produce toys or in software companies can also create a career field for themselves with their pre-school teacher diploma. Classroom Teaching Department students can work as classroom teachers in grades 1-5 of all formal and private primary schools. In addition to this, you can work in the courses related to the field, can manage, can give different courses. They also have the right to open and manage the primary school within the framework of our facilities. Our desired graduates can take an academic career path by conducting postgraduate studies in other fields where classroom teaching and educational sciences and graduates can take place.



Cyprus International University
Faculty of Education
Education and Humanities Center, EH 325
99258 Nicosia/TRNC
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2701
Faculty E-mail:  secretary-foe@ciu.edu.tr

Head of Department: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hasan Eriş
Head of Department  E-mail: heris@ciu.edu.tr

Last updated: 19-12-2018