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Semih Aktekin

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Dr. Semih Aktekin was born in 1974 in Turkey. He graduated from the Faculty of Political Science in Ankara University, Turkey. In 1999 he received a PGCE degree in History and a MA degree in School Improvement and Professional Development of Teachers (2000) and a doctorate degree in Teacher Education (2004) from School of Education, University of Nottingham, UK. He is an assistant professor in history education department at Fatih Faculty of Education, Karadeniz Technical University in Turkey. He has given initial training for undergraduate and postgraduate students in history education department and social studies education department at Fatih Faculty of Education since 2004. He has also given in-service training in many state schools for history and social sciences teachers and adult educators in Turkey. He submitted many academic papers at national and international conferences on different aspects of history education. He was coordinator of the Study visit of Dutch History Teachers to Turkey, which was organized by EUROCLIO in 17 October-24 October 2007. He is Deputy coordinator and senior consultant of the project titled ‘Training Social Studies and History Educators for Multicultural Europe’ which was accepted part of Promotion of the Civil Society Dialogue between European Union and Turkey project (June 2008-December 2009). Currently he is the Project Coordinator in the EUROCLIO/MATRA Project A Key to Europe. Innovative Methodology in Turkish School History (2009-2012).

 

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