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The Department of Pedagogics and Educational Psychology.

The Department trains masters in “Specific categories” program 1701:

Specialty —8.18011121The “Pedagogics of Higher Education”.

The graduates of the Master’s Program receive the qualification of a “Teacher in Higher Education Institutions”.

The professional activity of a high-school teacher is driven towards:

  • The Universities of I-IV levels of accreditation;
  • The Educational Governing Bodies of the region;
  • Organizations and Companies, whose professional activity is related to the professional training of teachers and administrative staff.

Employment Possibilities:

  • University Lecturer;
  • Assistant;
  • Junior Researcher;
  • Methodist of first and higher categories;
  • Head of Educational Laboratory
  • Teacher in Higher Education Institutions as the monitor of the educational process.


The Faculty Staff:


  The Department consists of 10 teachers: 2 Doctors of Science, 10 Ph.D., and associate professors.


Shevchenko Natalia F.


the Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Head of Department.

Research Interests: the professional genesis of a practical psychologist in the system of higher education; Counseling and psychotherapy.

Subject of the dissertation: “The formation of professional consciousness of psychologists in the system of higher education”.

Subjects being lectured: “The psychological foundations of education and training in the system of higher education”, “Fundamental of psychological counseling”, “Individual counseling”, “psychological assistance in critical and emergency situations ”.

The author of over 200 scientific and educational publications, including 12 academic and scientific manuals. 2 of the published textbooks have been published under the MON of Ukraine.


Lokareeva Galina V.


the Doctor of Education, professor.

Research Interests: professional training of future specialists. Creative and aesthetic development of an individual.

Subject of the dissertation: “Theoretical and methodological foundations of artistic and aesthetic use of information in preparation of social workers for professional communication”.

Subjects being lectured: “Foundations of Pedagogics and Psychology”, “Psychology of Art”, Psychology of Creativity", "Psychosocial rehabilitation by the means of music", "Methods of teaching pedagogical subjects", "Innovative technologies and communication processes in the system higher education".

The Author of over 140 scientific and educational publications, including: 2 monographs; 16 educational publications, 4 stamped MES of Ukraine; numerous articles in professional journals.


Golovanova Tetiana P.


Ph.D., Associate Professor

Research Interests: pedagogics of gender, interactive technologies, gender-sensitive work with students.

Subject of the dissertation: the promptitude of school graduates to create a family (based on the statistical data collected from schools of the city and villages).

Subjects being lectured: “Pedagogics”, “Pedagogics and methods of teaching mathematics and computer sciences”, “Ethnical Pedagogics and ethnical psychology”, ‘’Social-Pedagogical linguistic workshop”, “ethics and psychology of family life”, “Family Psychology and issues of family education”, “Pedagogics and psychology of gender”.

The author of over 80 scientific publications.



Ovsyannikova Victoria V.


the Candidate of Psychological Sciences, Associate Professor

Reseatch interests: the issues of developmental psychology, the issues of values and orientation.

Subject of the dissertation: the “Self-esteem of vocational school’s student as a subject of professional activity”.

Subjects being lectured: “Psychology”, “developmental psychology”, “educational and professional psychology”, “the content and modeling of professional and social activities of a teacher”.

The author of over 50 scientific publications.


Klopota Eugene A.


the Candidate of psychological sciences, associate professor

Research interests: social integration and adaptation of people with disabilities; personal development; psychological training in different areas; the aspects of working with social and civic organizations;

social integration and adaptation of people with disabilities; personal development; psychological training in different areas; the aspects of working with social and civic organizations; “the specifics of self-image formation in people with visual problems”.

Problem groups: psychological support for people with visual impairments. Objective: to adjust and optimize the process of social integration of people with visual impairment.

Subjects being lectured: "“general psychology”, “social psychology”, “educational psychology”, “Psychodiagnostics”, “the content of professional and educational formation od a specialist”.

The author of 50 publications, including textbooks stamped MES of Ukraine.


Lozych Irina V.


Ph.D., Associate Professor, Deputy Dean for Academic work.

Research interests: conflictological competence of a high school teacher.

Subject of the dissertation:“the formation of conflict competence in future social workers”.

Subjects being lectured: “pedagogics”, “dyadic models in the system of higher education”, “conflict management”, “educational psychology”, “educational programs”, “the basics of research and thesis examination”, “the foundations of conflict competence formation”.

The author of 30 scientific publications.


Ivanova Larisa S.


PhD, Associate Professor

Research interests: the humanization of subject-subject relationship.

Subject if the dissertation: “The humanization of subject-subject relationships in relation to the economic structured in a technocratic society”.

Subjects being lectured: “psychology”, “the philosophy of education”, “the system of higher education and the Bologna process”, “social and psychological linguistic workshop”.

The author of over 80 scientific publications.


Mosol Natalia O.


the candidate of psychological sciences, Associate Professor.

Research interests: the issues of personal preparedness to make a choice.

Subject of the dissertation: “the formation of personal readiness of a high-schooler to choose the profession of a psychologist”.

Subjects being lectured: “general psychology”, “developmental psychology”, “social and psychological linguistic workshop”.

The author of over 50 publications.


Fil Olena V


Ph.D., Senior Lecturer

Research interests: the use of fairy-tales as a therapeutic method of a professional educator.

Subject of the dissertation: “the preparation of future social workers for the fairy-tale therapy usage”.

Subjects being lectured: “psycho-pedagogical principles of interpersonal communication”. “Pedagogics”, “technologies of art-therapy in the work of a professional psychologist”, “art-therapy in the work of a professional social teacher”, “Pedagogics and psychology of high-school”.

The author of over 80 scientific publications.


Kandyba Maria O.


teacher.

Research interests: the psychology of management, general psychology, developmental and educational psychology.

Is currently working on a thesis on: “emotional maturity as a condition for the formation of a professional tolerant identity”.

Subjects being lectured: “psychology”, “Pedagogics”, “the psychology of management”, “developmental psychology”, “educational psychology”.

The author of over 20 scientific publications.



Address: Zaporizhia, st. Gogol, 118 (8 Building), office#. 221
Phone: +38 (0612) 62-71-61, 62-01-87

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