Prof. Mübeccel GÖNEN – Head of Early Years, University of Hacettepe

Prof. Gönen is currently both Head of Early Years and Head of Primary Education at the Faculty of Education, University of Hacettepe.  Prof. Gönen graduated in Child Development and Education in 1977, and went onto complete her Masters and Doctorate in the same field. Gönen became a Professor in 1988.  Prof. Gönen serves as a referee and editor on many journals, and continues to publish both at a national and international level. Gönen specialises in children’s literature, drama in education and is particularly interested in early years educational programmes. Gönen teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in these areas. Her books include;  “The Guide Book for Early Years Educationalists,” “Creative Drama in Childhood Education” and “Children’s Literature.”