Nataliia Machynska

Position: Chairperson, preschool and primary education Department

Scientific degree: Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences

Academic status: Professor

Phone (office): (032) 239-42-30


Research interests

Professional-pedagogical preparation of future masters; innovative teaching methods; adult education.


Was born and raised in Lviv. 

Education: Lviv Pedagogical School № 1 (now – Pedagogical Vocational College of Ivan Franko Lviv National University) – 1991. 

Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University (Ivano-Frankivsk) – 1994. 



Pedagogical College of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, teacher of pedagogy (1994-2007); 

Lviv State University of Internal Affairs, Associate Professor of Pedagogy and Social Work (2007-2013),  

Head of the Department of Ukrainian Studies (2013-2014), Head of the Department of Pedagogy (2014-2015); 

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Head of the Department of Primary and Preschool Education since 2016. 


Scientific achievements: 

2006 – defended her dissertation for the degree of Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences on «Modular organization of general pedagogical training of future teachers in college» (specialty 13.00.04 – Theory and Methods of Vocational Education), Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology of Vocational Education of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine 

2011 – received the academic title of associate professor of pedagogy and social work; 

2013 – defended a dissertation on «Theoretical and methodological principles of pedagogical education of undergraduates of non-pedagogical higher education» for the degree of Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences in specialty 13.00.04 – Theory and Methods of Vocational Education, Borys Hrinchenko University of Kyiv. 

Since 2021 – Professor of Primary and Preschool Education. 

Author and co-author of more than 150 scientific papers, including 3 textbooks, 6 articles from the Web of Science. Author and co-author of 5 monographs. 


member of the specialized academic council K. 35.052.24 (National University «Lviv Polytechnic»);  

Chairman of specialized scientific councils for one-time defense of dissertations for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (SF 35.051.006; SF 35.051.019; SF 35.051.015) – Ivan Franko National University of Lviv;  

member of editorial boards: Scientific Journal «Continuing Education: Acmeological Studies» (Kyiv);  

professional publication «Bulletin of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv: Pedagogical Series»; supervisor of three protected graduate students. 



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