Yonca Kurt is the founder of Tech Study UK. She graduated from 19 Mayıs University in Computer Education and Instructional Technologies in 2003. After graduation, she worked as a computer science teacher. She is in this field since 2003. She worked in top schools as the educational technology manager in Turkey.
In 2017, together with her students, she was selected for the Canada Wide Science Fair held in Canada, representing Turkey, and returned to the country by winning two gold medals with two projects. In 2019, she represented Turkey with a robotics project prepared by students with her at the International RoboRAVE Competition held in Poland and won a gold medal for the third time with her students.
In 2017 and 2020, she was selected among the most successful female educators of the year in the Women’s Leaders of Technology Competition organized by Microsoft.
She attended programming training organized by Stanford University in 2014 and 2015.
She provides private coding lessons for high school and university students and she has private students from all over the world.
From the USA: Boston University, Northeastern University, Tufts University, and more…
From the UK: UCL, Imperial College London, Royal Holloway University, University of Surrey, Nottingham Trend University.
From Germany: Ludwig Maximillian’s University
Besides that, she provides private coding lessons to high school students studying in different countries from the UK, USA, Spain, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, and more.
She has four published books in this field that inspire teachers and students. Which are “Maker Educator with Projects”, and “Maker Student Education with Projects” published about coding and Robotics. She wrote, two more books to help teachers struggling with distance teaching, “Distance Education Must” and “Google Passwords in Education”.
She first has her own company in 2007 with her name and she has led a learning community that makes a difference in the country with the training she has given at her own education company in Turkey in 2017.
Yonca Kurt, who provides training and mentorship to both teachers and students in the fields of Maker, robotics, and programming, has worked on how technology education should be given for many years, as well as developing curriculum for different age groups. Within the scope of the academy, of which she is the founder, she took the Maker Trainer training further and started the Advanced Maker Trainings. Again, she developed the RaspberryPi & Python Physical Programming Instructor Training program for the first time in Turkey and took the training to the next level. Besides her coding training, she provides technology training consultancy to leading institutions in the sector and system installation consultancy for maker & robotics workshops.
She continues her work in the UK within the technology training and consultancy company “Tech Study UK”, which she founded in London, England.