General Information


Graduated from Marmara University Preschool Teaching Department, Assoc. Dr. Özgül POLAT completed his master's degree at the Marmara University, Institute of Educational Sciences in 1998. She received the title of Doctor in 2003 with her thesis on "Development and Standardization of Marmara Primary Education Readiness Scale" at Marmara University Institute of Educational Sciences. For the first time, Polat continues to provide certificate training for the "Marmara Primary Education Readiness Scale", which she developed for the first time to measure the School Maturity of Turkish children between 60-78 months.

Taking part in many national and international projects, Polat has many books on various  topics such as; Preparation for Primary Education and Primary Education Programs, Reading and Writing Awareness, Visual Reading, Sound and Writing Education, Preschool Education Programs, Sensory Education, Multiple Intelligence Applications, Family Education, Multicultural Education, Children's Capacity Building, etc. In addition, Polat has her signature as a writer, editor and consultant in many resources on preschool and primary school 1st grade education. Polat counsels many doctoral and master's theses, consults and exects to national and international projects for preschool children and teachers, families, as well as disadvantaged children and their families.

Polat, a faculty member of Marmara University Atatürk Faculty of Education, has been working in the Preschool Education Program Writing and Dissemination Commission of the Ministry of National Education since 2002. She is also one of the authors and consultants of 0-18 Age Family Education Programs of the General Directorate of Lifelong Learning. Associate Professor Özgül Polat has been working as a faculty member at Marmara University Atatürk Faculty of Education, Department of Basic Education, which she started in 1996.

Institutional Information

Ataturk Faculty of Education
Elementary Education
Department of Preschool Teacher Education