Idil Kırıkkaya was born in Izmir in 1979. She graduated from Anadolu University Faculty of Education English Language Teaching Department in 2001. After her graduation, she started working at Anadolu University School of Foreign Languages as an instructor. She joined Izmir University of Economics in September 2004. She holds an MA degree from Dokuz Eylül University on Division of Curriculum and Instruction. Between 2006 and 2008, she worked as a member of the “Material Development Unit”. between 2008 and 2015, she worked as a member of the testing office at İzmir University of Economics. In 2009, she attended a series of training sessions on “Modular System and Its Implications” presented by Keith Morrow.