History of the Department



The Department of Educational Sciences, which was established in 1989 to teach general pedagogical knowledge for the students in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry Departments, aims to educate teachers, administrators and experts who can be leaders of the information society.  In 1998, with the new structuring of the Turkish Council of Higher Education on teacher training, the department oriented towards graduate programs. The department has been serving for undergraduate students since 2011-2012 academic year. Today, the Department of Educational Sciences within the Faculty of Education at Yıldız Technical University is divided into three departments. Department of Guidance and Psychological Counseling offers undergraduate education. In addition to that, department of Guidance and Psychological Counseling, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration offer postgraduate (M.A. and PhD) education.