About Us

Gazi University was established in 1926 under the leadership of Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, under the name of Middle Teacher Training School to train Contemporary Teachers. In 1929, it moved to the current Gazi University Rectorate building together with the Ankara Male Primary Education School and took the name "Gazi Teacher Training School and Training Institute". Between 1929-1948, the departments of Painting, Physical Education, Music, Education (Pedagogy), French, English and German were established. ?Gazi Teachers' School and Training Institute? was transformed into ?Gazi Education Institute? in 1947; In 1980, with the decision of the Ministry of National Education, it became the "Gazi Higher Teachers School" providing 4-year education. As a result of the establishment of Gazi University in 1982, he continued his education in Gazi University under the name of "Gazi Education Faculty".
Geography Education, History, Turkish Language and Literature and Philosophy departments, which provide four (4) years of education as a separate department, were transformed into a department in 1998 and the education period was increased to five (5) years and gathered under the name of the Department of Secondary Education Social Fields Education. The department in question is recognized as the department at the Institute of Educational Sciences, and the departments affiliated to the department are recognized as science branches. Since 2014, the education period of our department has been reduced to 4 years and the student quota has been reduced to 20. The name of the department to which our department is affiliated was first changed to Social Sciences and Turkish, then Turkish and Social Sciences education, and Turkish and Social Studies teaching departments were added to the same department.

Training period is 4 years, the Department of Geography Education. The language of instruction is Turkish. Technological possibilities in addition to theoretical courses where all kinds of practical courses in geography class, supported by Geographic Information Systems courses. There are master's and doctoral programs in the department. Since 2009, the Erasmus Intensive Programs 6-10 students each year to foreign countries under the main field. Geography teacher nominated students received during the period under various courses takes active part in exhibitions and organizes these exhibitions. Discipline among the students to meet food, tea meetings, scientific and technical purposes, such as field studies carried out in various social and scientific activities. 5th grades within the scope of the seminar and project course graduation thesis, the student in the Department of courses given in terms of field work done in terms of the understanding and importance. Completed her undergraduate work as a teacher of geography graduates of public and private sectors. Department is currently three professor, three associate professors, one asst. prof. and 3 research assistants.

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