Sevilay Bulut is a research assistant and PhD candidate in the Department of Turkish Language Education at Ankara University Graduate School of Educational Sciences.
She graduated with a BA degree from the Department of Turkish Language Education at Atatürk University Erzincan Faculty of Education in 2009. In 2011, she earned her MA degree from the Department of Turkish Language Education at Karadeniz Technical University. She then began her career at Ankara University Graduate School of Educational Sciences and has been working as a research assistant at the Department of Turkish Language Education since 2012. During her PhD education, she worked as a visiting scholar at the Institute of Education, University of London in the UK for a semester. Besides, she has participated in various national and international EU Youth in Action projects so far.
Sevilay Bulut has been leading her dissertation research project on the process of developing reading culture in preschool learning environments. Her scholarly interests include Turkish language education, reading culture, language skills, children’s literature, teacher education, and learning-centred curriculum design in higher education.