Compared to the past, the continuously changing role of teachers in teaching-learning process has become more important in the recent years and has become a guide who not only explains the subject matter but also facilitates the learning process. In the context of the recent reform efforts in faculties of education in Turkey, Amasya University Faculty of Education, Department of Primary Teacher Education has been active since 1974.
Qualification Aawarded
The students who have successfully completed all of the thought courses of the programme with 240 ECTS credits and achieved a CGPA of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 are given Bachelor`s Degree in PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION (7 to 11).   
Level Of Qualification
 First Cycle Degree
Mode Of Study
  Full Time
Admission & Registration Requirements
 1- To have high school diploma, 2- To be successful and get enough grade at LYS and LGS exam ( Student Selection Exam)
Recognation Of Prior Learning
 Recognition of prior learning is at the beginning stage in the Turkish Higher Education System. Amasya University and hence the Department of Primary Teacher Education is no exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each term at the University for courses compulsory in the curriculum, such as Foreign Languages and Basic Computing. The students who have completed the learning process for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum, and this grade is entered into the transcript of the student.
Qualifications Requirements And Regulations
 To be able to secure the bachelor`s degree in the field of Department of Primary Teacher Education the students are required to (a) have passed all courses in the curiculum with a grade of at least DC form the, (b) have achieved a cumulative gross point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00, (c) completed the compulsory school prcatice.
Profile Of The Programme
The primary goal of the Department of Primary Teacher Education is to train teachers who have positive attitudes toward teaching and have necessary professional skills for their field. Teachers who graduated from this department are expected to represent a true role model for their students in terms of their personal and professional life, to follow innovations in their fields to maintain professional development and have effective communication skills. The program also aims to develop teachers with a sound understanding of how children learn; confident in using technology; capable in problem-solving; attentive to human rights, democracy, and ethics. The program emphasises critical thinking, personal reflection, and professional development of preservice teachers. The program offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees. When the primary school student teachers complete this program, they are employed in primary schools.
Examinations, Assesment And Grading Regulations
The examination, assessment and grading regulations have been set up for the university by the University Senate and the Department of Primary Teacher Education is bound by these regulations. Each course is assessed via a midterm exam, a second mid-term exam composed of quizzes, homeworks and assignments, and a final end-of-term exam, with contributions of 40% and 60% respectively. The marking is made out of 100. Grades of 81-100 is assigned a letter grade of AA, 76-80 BA, 70-75 BB, 60-69 CB, 50-59 CC, 45-49 DC, 40-44 DD, 30-39 FD and 0-29 FF. The AA is the highest grade and has a grade credit of 4.00, BA 3.5, BB 3.0, CB 2.5, CC 2.0, DC 1.5, DD 1.0, FD 0.5 and FF 0.0. Grades of AA to CC are pass, DD to FF fail, and DC is conditional pass and requires a CGPA of at least 2.0 for that term. The details given for each course in the programme include the detailed assessment methods together with a description of the second mid-term exam.  
Graduation Requirements
Students who are successful from all lessons and having 2.00 (from 0-4 level) average and above from all lessons get undergraduate diploma at the field of Department of Primary Teacher Education
Occupational Profiles Of Graduates
 Both public and private primary schools
Access To Further Studies
 In our department, there are also graduate studies; Masters and Ph.D.
Contact Information
Adresi: Amasya Üniversitesi, Eğitim Fakültesi, İlköğretim Bölümü Sınıf Öğretmenliği ABD., AMASYA
Telefonu: +090 358 252 62 30
Faks: +090 358 252 62 22
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