Actual problems of preschool education (012 Preschool Education, educational degree “master”)

Type: For the student's choice

Department: preschool and primary education




SemesterAmount of hoursLecturerGroup(s)
1012Professor Halian Оlena


SemesterAmount of hoursGroupTeacher(s)
1012Professor Halian Оlena

Course description

1. Requirements of the educational program.

The study of the academic discipline involves the mastery of the acquirers:

a) general competencies: ability to abstract thinking, analysis and synthesis; the ability to identify, pose and solve problems.

b) professional competencies: the ability to provide methodological support for the educational activities of the preschool education institution; the ability to psychologically and pedagogically guide the personal development of children of early and preschool age, in particular, children with special educational needs; readiness to organize financial and economic activities of preschool education institutions; the ability to understand trends in education, to be able to recognize their potential results and consequences in order to improve the content of the training of pedagogical personnel.

2. Expected learning outcomes.

After studying the academic discipline, the applicant will: know and apply the legal framework for the analysis of current problematic issues of preschool education; to critically consider the conceptual principles, goals, tasks, and principles of preschool education in Ukraine; analyze the state of solving the problems of pedagogical influence on the development, upbringing and education of preschool children in modern scientific research, ways of solving the leading problems of preschool education in the conditions of modern Ukrainian realities; be able to analyze, forecast, plan the organization of the educational process in a preschool education institution, taking into account the principles of child-centeredness, health care, inclusion, developmental learning, a person-oriented approach, subject-subject interaction; solve practical tasks in the field of organization and management of preschool education based on the development and analysis of professionally important knowledge; to coordinate various aspects of the activities of the preschool education institution.

Recommended Literature

Basic literature

Actual problems of preschool education: col. monograph / V. Kushnir (ed.). Uman: Visavy, 2021. 252 p.

Basic component of preschool education (2021). New edition and tips for organizing the educational process.
Peters Ya. Improving the quality of preschool education and childcare in Ukraine. VBJK. Ghent, 2018. 43 p.
Sofiy N., Naida Yu. Quality criteria of preschool education: a report on the results of the international project. Kyiv, 2019. 80 p.

Supporting literature

Actual problems of preschool education: theory and practice: teaching. manual /   S. Nikitchyna (ed.). Kyiv: Publishing House Slovo, 2014. 368 p.

Anishchuk A. Actual problems of preschool education. Nizhin: M. Gogol NSU, 2015. 152 p.

Kindergarten-school; topical problems of continuity: monograph / N. Lysenko, I. Shorobura, L. Pisotska (eds.). Kyiv: Slovo, 2014. 472 p.
Dychkivska I. Innovative pedagogical technologies. 2nd ed. add. Kyiv: Akademvydav, 2012. 352 p.
Zagorodnya L., Tytarenko S. Pedagogical skill of a preschool teacher: education. manual. Sumy: University book, 2010. 319 p.
Kozak L., Shvydka I. The quality of preschool education at the current stage. Educational discourse. 2018. No. 3-4 (22-23). P. 198-208.
Comprehensive study of the state of the preschool education system of Ukraine. Kyiv 2013.
Concept of education of early and preschool children / NAPN of Ukraine. Kyiv: FOP Ferenets V.B., 2020. 44p.
Krutiy K. Monitoring as a modern means of managing the quality of education in a preschool educational institution: monograph. Zaporizhzhia: LLC “LIPS” LTD, 2006. 172 p.
Krutiy K. Reforming, modernization and paradigms of preschool education in Ukraine: theoretical foundations and a look into the future.
Onyshchenko V. Fundamental pedagogical theories. Lviv, 2014. 356p.
Personal and professional development of the future teacher /  M. Savchyn (ed.). Drohobych: Editor-publisher. department of Ivan Franko Drohobych State Pedagogical University, 2014. 331 p.

Evaluation and selection of pedagogical innovations: theoretical-applied aspect: science-method. manual /  L. Danylenko (ed.). Kyiv: Logos, 2001. 185 p.

Nyzkovska O. Normative principles of activity of experimental preschool educational institutions. Kindergarten. 2009. No. 29-31 (509-511), August. P. 33-35.
Pavelkiv R., Tsygypalo O. Children’s psychology. Kyiv: Akademvydav, 2015. 432 p.
Ponimanska T. Preschool pedagogy: textbook. 4th edition, revised. Kyiv: Akademvydav, 2018. 408 p.
Putcha V., Neuman M., Zaplotynska O., Sofiy N. Support of preschool education workers at the state level: preschool education in Ukraine. Washington, “Results for Development”, 2018. 30p.
Samsonova O. Development of professionalism of preschool teachers: method. recommendations. Zaporizhzhia: Krugozir, 2015. 64 p.
Frolenkova N. The quality of preschool education in Ukraine: the phenomenon of the concept. A young scientist. 2015. No. 2 (17). C. 116–118.