Preparing a new breed of teachers aspiring to educate the next generation of learners.

Director's Message


Welcome to the Teacher Education Program at the Graduate School of Education, Bilkent University.

The program is devoted to preparing teachers with a scholarly mindset who cultivate inquiry to inform knowledge and practice, who stimulate growth and change.

The program offers an academic degree, and two professional certifications:

  • a solid academic background in the area of Curriculum and Instruction through an MA degree
  • a certificate of teaching, currently in the areas of Biology, English, Mathematics and Physics
  • an International Baccalaureate (IB) Educator Certificate in teaching and learning, which gives the opportunity of exploring the principles and practices associated with the IB Diploma Programme.

The program is designed to prepare aspiring teachers with a scholarly mindset through its rigorous academic curriculum, and robust dual professional certification processes. It aims to cultivate inquiry, develop core professional skills, nurture growth, and stimulate a critical mind frame. These unparalleled processes include ample amount of experience at a variety of prestigious schools at local, national and international contexts.

I hope you will join us in our pursuit of excellence in educating the next generation of learners.

Best wishes,

Necmi Aksit

Director of
Teacher Education
Graduate School of Education
Bilkent University