SCHOOL OF EDUCATION / Department of Guidance and Psychological Counseling
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gocen graduated from Gazı University at the department of English Teaching, and he completed his PhD at Gaziantep Unievrsity in the subject of Education Management. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Gocen has worked in institutions affiliated with the Ministry of National Education (MEB) for over 8 years prior to his academic career. During this time, he held positions as a teacher, administrator, and project coordinator in the Şanlıurfa Provincial Directorate of National Education's R&D unit, schools, and the central organization of the Ministry (YEĞİTEK). He has been involved in numerous international projects. He served as the Director of the Harran University Continuous Education Center for 2 years and played a role in the coordination of STEM Academics and the Gifted Children Education Center. He focuses on capacity building, leadership, development, and transformation projects in the field of civil society, with an emphasis on Artificial Intelligence in Education and STEM. In academic terms, he has conducted studies on 21st-century schools and the world of meaning for teachers. He is a meaning-focused leader with an interest in the new normal in education and technology-based management. As of October 2022, he works as a visiting faculty member at the Faculty of Education Sciences at Ibn Haldun University.