Dr. Deniz Kurtoglu Eken is the Director of the
School of Languages at Sabanci University, . Over the years, she has been involved in teaching, curriculum development, research work, teacher and trainer training including formal training courses with UCLES, the British Council in Istanbul Turkey and in the UK, the U.S. Embassy, the Turkish Ministry of Education and with different schools and universities in . She has designed and directed formal trainer training courses at private Turkish universities and provided consultancy to many institutions on a wide range of topics. She has publications in teaching methodology, classroom research, teacher and trainer training and development, which are also her main areas of interest. Her biggest interest and challenge, however, is to look deeper into individual growth through personal and professional development. Turkey
Dr. Eken is going to give a talk on personal and professional development and also be a member of a panel discussion on teacher training during the Convention.