Dr. Fatma holds a doctoral degree in Elementary Education (2011), a master’s degree in Elementary Science and Mathematics Education (2007), a bachelor degree in Elementary Mathematics Education (2004), from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. She has started working at Qatar University, Core Curriculum Program (CCP) at 21 September 2016. Until now, she has made significant contributions to CCP and the university through both academic and administrative tasks such as proposing innovations for restructuring CCP student learning outcome assessment system, developing a new mathematics course for non-science majors, and teaching First Year Seminar Course.
Previously, she worked as a faculty member in Elementary Education Department, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Turkey. She was teaching pedagogy courses for pre-service teachers, doing research in mathematics education and teacher education, as well as supervising and refereeing graduate studies. During 2012-2013 academic years, she worked as the head of Elementary Mathematics Education Program, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Turkey. In addition, she has work experience as a research assistant at Research Coordination Office at Middle East Technical University, and a multimedia content designer at a private e-learning company in Turkey.