Department of special pedagogy

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  1. Mission  Who are we? Why are we doing this?

The Department is our place in the educational, scientific space in Ukraine, in Europe, and in the World.

Mission: Ensuring quality training of highly qualified specialists and scientific personnel for the educational system of Ukraine in the field of special education that is realized by a harmonious combination of fundamentalism and professionalism of education and scientific researches, and the integration into European educational, scientific and economic community.

  1. Vision  What would we like it to be?

The Department should become an innovative unit in the domain of training in special education industry, the best scientific school of special education in the Western region of Ukraine, and a practical platform which provides counseling to people who belong to socially vulnerable groups, with the aim of improving the quality of their life and their integration into the society.

  1. Goals   What should the Department achieve?
  • strengthening the role of the Faculty of Pedagogic Education and the University in the society;
  • developing an innovative system of scientific and scientific-methodical support;
  • training highly qualified specialists who are capable of continuous professional and personal development;
  • promoting the innovative development of the education system of the region and of the country through the initiative participation of teachers of the department in developing scientific support of reformation processes in the field of special education and social work in Ukraine;
  • developing and implementing innovative teaching aids and technologies;
  • creating practical platforms of the department for students’ professional growth.

 

Research Projects at the Department:

Psychological and pedagogical principles of remedial teaching and rehabilitation of people with developmental disorders, and integration aspects of specialists training ready to work in the system of special education and in inclusion environment (academic supervisor – Doctor of Psychological Sciences, Professor Ostrovska K.O.)

Content and technology for professional training of specialists in the social sphere (academic supervisor – Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor Kalchenko L.V.)

Employees

Chairperson, Professor (by-worker)Kateryna OstrovskaChairperson, Professor (by-worker)
ProfessorOlha FertProfessor
ProfessorIhor OstrovskyiProfessor
Associate ProfessorZoriana FalynskaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorIurii KovnyiAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorStanislava MatviienkoAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorYuriy MatviyenkoAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorLesiya SikorskaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorIvan SuliatytskyiAssociate Professor
Senior LecturerRoksoliana PryzvanskaSenior Lecturer
LecturerOlena BushchakLecturer
LecturerLiliya DrobitLecturer
LecturerLesia MuzychkoLecturer
LecturerRoksolana PryzvanskaLecturer
LecturerIryna SaloLecturer
LecturerOlha SydorovychLecturer

Lecturers' schedule



Associate Professor of the Department of General Pedagogics and Pedagogics of Higher Education Dr. Yuliya Zayachuk gave a talk by the invitation of the Centre for Global Higher Education, University of Oxford, UK.

27.11.2022 | 11:10

Associate Professor of the Department of General Pedagogics and Pedagogics of Higher Education Dr. Yuliya Zayachuk gave a talk on Higher education in Ukraine: challenges and responses by the invitation of the Centre for Global Higher Education, University of Oxford, UK.
On November 22, 2022, Associate Professor of the Department of General Pedagogics and Pedagogics of Higher Education Dr. Yuliya Zayachuk, gave a talk on Higher education in Ukraine: challenges and responses by the invitation of the Centre for Global...

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First meeting of dear graduates

20.06.2022 | 10:04

18.06.2022 was our first meeting of dear graduates started a wonderful tradition and imprinted an unchanging date – the third Saturday of June! ✨
Graduates, teachers, advisers, heads of departments and the administration of the dean’s office had the opportunity to recall how it was then, what has changed now, planned new meetings.
The dean of the Faculty of Pedagogical Education, Associate Professor Dmytro Hertsyuk, Head of the Department of Primary and Preschool Education, Professor Natalia Machynska, Head of the Department of...

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Marty Protz was awarded the academic title of Associate Professor of the Department of Primary and Preschool Education

10.06.2022 | 18:13

In accordance with the order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine No. 530 dated June 6, 2022 “On decisions on awarding scientific degrees and assigning academic titles and amending the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine No. 320 dated April 7, 2022”,
Academic title of Associate Professor of the Department of Primary and Preschool Education Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences Prots Marta!
We congratulate our colleague on a significant scientific achievement, wish good health, new...

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Associate Professor Natalia Horuk held a series of international seminars on the education system of Ukraine

10.06.2022 | 18:06

The war in Ukraine caused the mass transfer of Ukrainian students to the Countries of the European Union, which prompted foreign educators to get acquainted with the structure, features and requirements of the Ukrainian education system in order to promote the successful adaptation of Ukrainian children and youth to the conditions of study in the host countries.
Webinars were organized in cooperation with the Marino Institute of Education (Ireland), the Faculty of Pedagogy of the University of Vienna (Wien University, Austria)...

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A series of international interactive online classes continues at the Faculty of Pedagogical Education

22.04.2022 | 16:55

At the present time of war, it is important to increase Ukraine’s educational and scientific potential and work together with international partners. That is why a series of international online interactive classes continues at the Faculty of Pedagogical Education.
On April 20, 2022, Associate Professor of the Department of General Pedagogics and Pedagogics of Higher Education Dr. Yuliya Zayachuk in collaboration with longtime research partner, lecturer at the Department of German and Slavic Studies, University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada) Iryna...

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