Dr. F. Dilek Gözütok graduated from Technical Higher Teacher School for Girls in 1973. In 1976, she graduated from the department of Curriculum and Instruction at Ankara University Faculty of Educational Sciences and completed her graduate education at the same department in 1988. She has had professional experience in such institutions as Hacıbektaş Teacher Training Center for Rural Women, Hasanoğlan Practical Art School, Technical Education Faculty of Gazi University and Ankara University Faculty of Educational Sciences from 1973 to 2016. She received her title as Associate Professor in 1995 and as Professor in 2001. For 2006-2007 school year, she worked at Near East University in Cyprus. She served as curriculum development advisor to TED Ankara College and Başkent University Ayşeabla College. She participated in in-service education programs organized by several ministries and Faculty of Educational Sciences. Having several articles and chapters published in Turkey and abroad, Dr. Gözütok wrote books named “Democratic Attitudes of Teachers”, “Violence in School”, “Developing My Own Teaching”, “Teaching Principles and Methods”, “Education and Violence”. She also has co-authored books named “Introduction to Teaching Profession”, “Violence against Women”, “In Order to be Citizen”, “Human Rights Series for Primary School” “Analysis of Curriculum from the Proclamation of the Republic to Today”. For the last ten or fifteen years, her critical reviews about the practices of Turkish National Education have been published in professional journals and newspapers.

Dr. Gözütok has contributed to the studies of the Foundation of Women’s Solidarity, Association of Republican Women, Association for Supporting Contemporary Life, Foundation of Education Volunteers, National Education Association, Association of Kemalist Thought, Turkish Youth’s Union and Turkish High School Students’ Union. She has two sons and two granddaughters.