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Eastern Mediterranean University

Department of Educational Sciences

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.

Administration

Chair:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. CANAN ZEKİ

Vice Chair(s):

Departmental Facilities

Our teaching takes place in classrooms all equipped with smart boards. 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

Department of Educational Sciences offers two undergraduate and three graduate programs as well as a teaching certificate program:

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 also participated 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:
Faculty of Education
Department of Educational Sciences, Socrates Street
Eastern Mediterranean University
Famagusta, North Cyprus
Mersin 10 Turkey

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

Academic Staff

Title Name Surname Department Tel
Prof. Dr. ALİM KAYA EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 3096
Prof. Dr. HASAN ŞİMŞEK EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 4037
Prof. Dr. MEHMET DURDU KARSLI EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 4030
Assoc. Prof. Dr. ALİ SIDKI AĞAZADE EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 2612
Assoc. Prof. Dr. CANAN ZEKİ EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 4003
Assoc. Prof. Dr. HAMİD CANER EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 1028
Assoc. Prof. Dr. ŞEFİKA MERTKAN EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 4040
4006
Assoc. Prof. Dr. SİBEL DİNÇYÜREK EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 2295
Assoc. Prof. Dr. SITKIYE KUTER EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 1418
4017
Assoc. Prof. Dr. YELİZ AKINTUĞ EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 2295
Assist. Prof. Dr. ALİ HİKMET CİVELEK EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 1019
Assist. Prof. Dr. BENGİ SONYEL EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 2390
Assist. Prof. Dr. FAHME DABAJ EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 1265
Assist. Prof. Dr. GÜLEN UYGARER EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 1009
Assist. Prof. Dr. HATİCE NİLAY HASİPOĞLU EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 4047
Assist. Prof. Dr. MİNE SANCAR EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 1017
Assist. Prof. Dr. SERTAN KAĞAN EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 4046
Instr. ŞAFAK ÇANKAYA EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 2824