Institutional Information: Faculty Of Education, Department Of Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education
Research Areas: Social Sciences and Humanities
Names in Publications: Er Sühendan Semine, Er S.
BiographySühendan Er graduated from TED Ankara College in 1983, she got her undergraduate degree in English Language Teaching at Gazi University. She worked at TED Ankara College Primary school as an English teacher between 1990 and 1997. In 1997 she started working at Gazi University as an English language instructor. She got her MA degree from the same university in the field of English Language Teaching. In 2011, she got PhD from Ankara University, Child Development and Education Department with the thesis about children’s foreign language learning and belief. While she was working at Gazi University, she completed teacher training programme. Besides, she took place as Tester, Academic Coordinator, Teacher Trainer and lastly the Vice Director of the school of foreign languages.
Dr. Er has been having her academic and scientific studies on children’s cognitive and language development in pre school period, teaching foreign languages to children, child and family relationships, and constructive approach in education. She has articles and also presentations both on foreign language teaching and child development in national and international congresses.
She is the founder member of the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction and she has been the vice president of the institution’s Turkish chapter since 2011.