Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eda GÜRLEN, completed her Bachelor’s degree in 1998, her Master’s degree in 2001, and her PhD. in 2006 in the department of Curriculum and Instruction of Hacettepe University. In 2008 she conducted her post-doctoral research in University of Minnesota, USA. She has been working as Associate Professor at Hacettepe University, Faculty of Education. She also has been serving as the principal of the Hacettepe University Life Long Learning Center since 2016. She served as the Project coordinator of the “Development of Primary School Curriculum for Gifted” project, served as an expert at the “No Risk in My School” project and worked as a researcher in the “Private Security Officer Trainings Curriculum” project. She continues her studies on constructivism, problem based learning, teacher education and gifted education.