The Department of Social Work and Social Pedagogy

The Department of Social Work and Social Pedagogy provides professional training for applicants of the first (bachelor's) and second (master's) levels of higher education in the specialty 231 "Social Work" under the educational program "Social Pedagogy".

The mission of the department is to develop a professionally competent specialist in the social field, able to solve complex specialized problems and practical problems in social and socio-pedagogical activities, characterized by complexity and uncertainty of conditions related to the implementation of social and educational policy through the implementation of social and educational, advertising and information, correctional and rehabilitation activities, social and legal protection and social assistance to various categories of the population for the purpose of their sustainable development.

The department is headed by Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor Vasylieva Maryna Petrivna. The teaching staff of the Department of Social Work and Social Pedagogy as of 2020-2021 academic year includes 8 specialists, including: Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor M. Vasilieva, 3 Doctors of Pedagogical Sciences, Professors of the Department (I. Romanova, N. Kabus, V. Kostina), 4 Candidates of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professors (O. Vasylenko, N. Yesina, L. Makar, I. Sheplyakova). This allows the department to effectively provide all areas of educational, methodological, scientific and educational work. Educational and methodological support of the department helps to carry out senior laboratory assistant M. Shtanko.

The teaching staff of the department works in the organizing committees of all-Ukrainian and regional scientific conferences on socio-pedagogical issues (2008-2020). In 2017–2019, the teaching staff of the department was a member of the organizing committee of the All-Ukrainian Student Olympiad in Social Pedagogy, which was held on the basis H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University.

The staff of the Department of Social Work and Social Pedagogy is working on the development of the scientific topic "Innovations in the training of future professionals for socio-pedagogical activities."

The department provides teaching of more than sixty disciplines of fundamental and professional-practical training of future specialists in the socio-pedagogical field. Teachers of the department have developed methodological support for all disciplines. The description of academic disciplines is presented in the information-methodical package of the department.

Educational and professional program of higher education "Bachelor"

Educational and professional program of higher education "Master"

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60,  Chernyshevskaya Street, Room 6, Kharkiv 61002,  Ukraine

Phone num. +38(057) 702-66-15

e-mail: sphnpu@ukr.net

Maryna Petrivna Vasylieva 
Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor,
Head of the Department of Social Work and Social Pedagogy
H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University

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