The Faculty of Education was founded in 1982. The major aim of the Faculty is to train teachers and educators qualified to teach at every educational level. The theoretical as well as applied courses that the Faculty offers enable prospective teachers to become professionals who are constantly in touch with recent scientific and technological developments and who have the willingness and capacity to apply these developments to their own teaching activities. The Faculty of Education also cooperates with the Graduate School of Social Sciences, the Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, and the Graduate School of Informatics to offer graduate programs which train students as prospective researchers and academics. In addition, the Faculty of Education is engaged in various research and consultation activities in relation to education, and for this purpose it cooperates with the Ministry of Education and with some private educational institutions.