Ezgi Yalcin studied English Language Teaching at Akdeniz University in Antalya, Turkey and at Padagogische Hochschule OO in Linz, Austria. In 2007 she attended the SUSI’s program at Nazareth College in Rochester NY as a student leader from Turkey. She worked in Ireland as a Turkish language assistant at Saint Brigid’s National School in Limerick in 2010. Currently she holds an English lecturer position at Istanbul Technical University. Her academic interests are foreign language education policies and building intercultural competence through foreign language education.
Ezgi is also interested in Ethnobotany. She has an olive tree orchard by the Aegean Sea in Turkey where she plants medicinal herbs and records herbal remedies from old Turkish women. She is enrolled at Sage Mountain Native Plant Preserve, Vermont to learn about American native plants and their medicinal uses.
Current Foreign Language Teaching Policy in Europe, jointly organized by Akdeniz Univeristy, University Of Latvia, and University Of Education in Upper Austria
‘Intercultural Aspects of the CEFR and ELP Implementations in Turkey’
presented by Meryem Ezgi Yalçın
Analysis of Comparative Education Policies, jointly organized by Pedagogische Hochschule O.Ö., The Hedmark University, The Jagellonian University, The Latvian University, The Vilnius University, The Akdeniz University, The Pedagogical Institute of Nicosia.
‘English Language Teaching programs in Turkey, Akdeniz University ELT department as a case study’, presented by Meryem Ezgi Yalçın