Bio

Bora is a flip-flop person, an entity of water with a bohemian attitude, a beach boy. He has been on water, in water, around water, and over water for years. He started his sailing adventure at the age of 8. He is a lover and practitioner of visual arts. He started his painting and sculpting adventure at the age of 14. He has a bachelor’s degree in philology and he has taught English at many educational and research institutions under the Ministry of Education of Turkey in various cities. He is now pursuing a master’s degree in educational technologies at Concordia University, Montreal.

Bora is also a maker by nature. He has been making things since his childhood. His first makes involve a skateboard that has ball bearings scavenged from a tractor engine, a two-person tri-cycle, a home music station that uses FM radio signals as a transmitter, a thirty-note punchcard music box, and many flying, swimming and submerging unidentified objects. He is a THK certified trainer and he loves to build RC models with his students. He also loves road trips which advanced his making into custom motorcycles; bobbers and cafe-racers.

Education

2001, BA Philology. University of Mersin, Foreign Language Dept. B.A. in British Language & Culture 
1999, University of Mersin, Pedagogic Formation Certificate for Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
1999, Probationary Teaching Assignment (internship) at Icel Anatolian High School
2005, Oxford, Regents College U.K. Overseas Teacher Refresher Program,
Completed with A, A+ Degrees. (D.P.T. funded by National Agency of Government of Turkey)

2017- Currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Educational Technologies, at Concordia University, Montreal.