Rector's greeting

Dear ladies and gentlemen, We are glad to welcome you at one of the oldest pedagogical higher educational establishments of Ukraine - H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National  Pedagogical University. It was founded in 1804 and has always been the source of Ukrainian culture. Such famous scientists as O.O. Potebnia, O.V. Pohorielov, H.P. Uspenskyi, V.P. Shestopalov, O.M. Lyapunov and others worked there. Thousands of university graduates have formed the Ukrainian intelligentsia  whose role has been prominent at all times. They didn’t only involve people in education and making progress but also presented the ideas of intelligence, kindness and eternity, formed spirituality and mentality of our nation.

И. Ф. Прокопенко

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Gregory Skovoroda

Gregory Skovoroda, also Hryhorii Skovoroda (Latin: Gregorius Scovoroda, Ukrainian: Григорій Савич Сковорода 3 December 1722 — 9 November 1794) was a Ukrainian and Russian philosopher, poet, teacher and composer. Skovoroda was of a Cossack background in current day Ukraine, who lived in the Russian Empire and made important contributions to Russian philosophy and culture. He lived and worked in Sloboda Ukraine, which is today partly in modern Ukraine and partly in Russia. Skovoroda was so important for Russian culture and development of Russian philosophical thought, that he has been referred to as the "Russian Socrates."

Skovoroda received his education at the Kiev Mogila Academy in Kiev. Haunted by worldly and spiritual powers, the philosopher led a life of an itinerant thinker-beggar. In his tracts and dialogs, biblical problems overlap with those examined earlier by Plato and the Stoics. Skovoroda's first book was issued after his death in 1798 in Saint Petersburg. Skovoroda's complete works were published for the first time in Saint Petersburg in 1861. Before this edition many of his works existed only in manuscript form.

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Останні новини

Anna Tue, 22/01/2019 - 14:48

22 січня 2019 року університетська громада на чолі з ректором І.Ф.

Anna Tue, 22/01/2019 - 11:52

До Дня Соборності України Харківський національний педагогічний університет імені Г.С.

Anna Fri, 18/01/2019 - 11:41

Китайський культурний центр спільно з художньо-графічним факультетом ХНПУ імені Г.С.

Видання "Учитель"

Anna Wed, 26/12/2018 - 13:28

Номер видання "Учитель", за грудень 2018 року, запрошуємо завантажити та переглянути на сайті:

Anna Fri, 07/12/2018 - 14:37

05 грудня 2018 року було підведено підсумки загальноуніверситетського конкурсу есе "Професія вчителя - доля д

Anna Mon, 19/11/2018 - 11:24

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Anna Mon, 08/10/2018 - 14:15

Номер видання "Учитель", за жовтень 2018 року, запрошуємо завантажити та переглянути на сайті:

Campus LifeІм'я великого українського філософа, поета і народного просвітителя Г.С.Сковороди в офіційній назві нашого університету.