Change of functions at National Education: Mahmut Özer becomes Minister of National Education

According to the presidential appointment decision published in the Official Journal, Prof. Dr. Instead of Ziya Selçuk, Prof. Dr. Mahmut Ozer has been appointed.

According to the presidential nomination decision published in today’s issue of the Official Journal, Prof. Dr. At the Ministry of National Education left vacant by Ziya Selçuk, Deputy Minister Prof. Dr. Mahmut Ozer has been appointed. It was clarified that the appointment had been made in accordance with Articles 104 and 106 of the Constitution.

3 APPOINTMENT OF A NEW DEPUTY MINISTER

Deputy Minister of National Education Prof. Dr. Ahmet Emre Bilgili, Prof. Dr. Petek Askar and Dr. Sadri Şensoy was appointed. It was clarified that the appointments had been made in accordance with Articles 2 and 3 of Presidential Decree No. 3.

WHO IS MAHMUT OZER?

Born in Tokat on May 5, 1970, Mahmut ÖZER graduated from the Department of Electronic Engineering and Communication at Istanbul Technical University (ITU) (1992). Between 1992-1994, he worked as an electronics engineer at Dalaman Airport, General Directorate of State Airport Authority (DHMI). He obtained his Masters and PhD from Karadeniz Technical University (KTU), Institute of Science and Technology, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 1996 and 2001, respectively. He worked as a lecturer at Gazi Osmanpaşa University between 1994-2002 and as a lecturer at Zonguldak Karaelmas University, Faculty of Engineering, Electrical-Electronic Engineering between 2002-2010.

Özer, who was rector of Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University between November 28, 2010 and October 4, 2017, was president of the Interuniversity Council (ÜAK) between August 1, 2015 and August 1, 2016. Özer, who is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Professional Qualifications Authority (MYK) and member of the General Assembly of the Turkish Standards Institute (TSE), has been appointed Head of the Center for Measurement, Selection and Placement. (ÖSYM) on October 4, 2017. Özer, who is currently President of the Association of Higher Education Quality Assurance Agencies of the Islamic World (AQAAIW), was appointed Deputy Minister of National Education on August 8 2018.

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