Education Programs and Teaching*
About the Program
Due to Turkey's Higher Education Board’s 11.06.1997 dated and 22449 numbered article, undergraduate students cannot be registered for the Curriculum and Instruction program at Faculties of Education, so in this field only Masters and Doctoral level education is offered. Considering the size of the education system, the number of students, teachers and schools, and the need for teachers, the importance of postgraduate education programs to be opened in the field of education programs and teaching is further understood. Considering the quality of the training programs and well-educating teachers and continuing in-service training that will ensure that the education will be successful, it is of utmost important that the training and / or development of the training programs and the training of our teachers in the use of new programs and contemporary teaching-learning methods. Here, our educational programs and our graduate program of education educate candidates, who will do these important tasks, in the best way. In addition, our masters education which is the first step of educating academic staff in the field of education, also allows opportunities to train instructors, who can teach vocational courses in teacher education programs.
Besides, it is known that Cyprus International University is a centre of attraction in Turkey and for international students in many countries. The focus of our university on program diversity and postgraduate education and research is the reason of having a strategic vision so that our university can achieve its universal goals. With this in mind, there are smart boards that our students can use in all our classes to ensure that students enrolled in the Curriculum and Instructional Masters Program are trained in the best possible way. In addition to theoretical courses, students are able to conduct research and present their findings in scientific journals and present them at scientific conferences. Our students have access for important databases provided by our university library so that they can access existing publications on research and courses. In our Education Programs and Teaching Masters Program, there are two full-time qualified professors, an associate professor and an assistant professor to provide instruction.
In recent years, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has been the scene of important developments in the name of education. Cyprus International University has an important place in terms of student capacity, quality of teaching staff and program diversity. In this context, our university has also undertaken a serious mission to educate and train specialists in the field of education as a means of responding to the growing need of teachers and the professional development of our teachers who work in schools. Our students who graduate from our Master Program in Educational Programs and Teaching become experts in educational programs and teaching. In addition to planning and evaluating training programs, they have the qualification to give all the training courses related to teaching. For this reason, at universities they can teach courses such as introduction to educational science, teaching principles and methods, measurement and evaluation, teaching-learning theories. They can work as program development and teaching specialists in the Primary and Secondary Education Directorates at the Ministry of National Education. They can also work as principals or administrators in primary and secondary schools and can contribute to the development of school culture and the planning of educational programs.
Cyprus International University
Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Çevik Uraz Center, CU247
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2214-2228
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Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Fatoş Silman
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