She conducts research on issues relating to education reforms, curriculum change, pedagogical renewal and child-centered pedagogy in Uganda and Turkey. Prior to her doctoral studies, she worked at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Education and Development department as a policy officer
Altinyelken, H.K. (forthcoming). Student-centred pedagogy in Turkey: Conceptualisations, interpretations and practices. Journal of Education Policy.
Altinyelken, H.K. (2010). Pedagogical renewal in sub-Saharan Africa: the case of Uganda. Comparative Education, 46(2), 151-171.
- Altinyelken, H. K. (2010). Curriculum change in Uganda: Teacher perspectives on the new Thematic Curriculum. International Journal of Educational Development, 30 (2), 151-161.
- Altinyelken, H.K. (2009). Educational challenges of internal migrant girls: A case study among primary school children in Turkey. Research in Comparative and International Education, 4 (2), 211-228.
- Altinyelken, H.K. (2009). Coping strategies among internal migrant students in Turkey. International Journal of Educational Research, 48 (3), 174-183.
- Altinyelken, H.K. (2009). Migration and Self-esteem: A qualitative study among internal migrant girls in Turkey. Adolescence, 44 (173), 149-163.