Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University (BGKU), Ukraine

Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University is a higher education institution. The University's structure consists of 5 Institutes and a University College. University’s  Portrait:  Students – 6330/6750, Academic staff – 554, Doctors and Candidates of Sciences – 244,  Professors and Docents – 157.  The aim of education at the University is training competent, humanistically oriented specialists who have mastered the complex of contemporary fundamental knowledge, skills of self-study, high responsibility, ability of professional self-assessment. The efficiency of University's work provides for constant interaction with educational and academic institutions of the city of Kyiv, means innovative approach to the realization of progressive pedagogical theories and methods of teaching, renovation of programmes and curricula according to new education challenges and standards.

Major publications of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University team of the


Experience in the field and projects: 1. Waldorf Pedagogy Development: project functioning since 2006 in cooperation with Internationale Assoziation für Waldorfpädagogik offering courses and trainings on Waldorf pedagogics. 2. Innovative Knowledge Center which the mission is to fight poverty and to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships in the public and private sectors. 3.Training for Managers in Education: project aiming at professionalization of management of education by training for Managers in Education according to the European Levels, Standards and Core Competences.

Project researchers

Natalia Morze. Professor

Vice Rector on IT, Chief of Department of Computer Science.

State expert of National ICT Program in Education, Elaboration of the National System of In-Service Teacher Training and School Heads Training according to ICT, Elaboration of the Teachers Technological  Standards on National Level, Senior Trainer of Word Intel program Teach to the future. Trainer of Microsoft program Cooperation learning. Elaboration of distance learning courses for teachers and students. Elaboration of State programme of computer science for professionals, high schools and universities. Elaboration of conception of implementation of computer science in education of Ukraine. Teachers trainer of computer science. Author of more than 150 publications, articles and monographes (70 books on e-learning, critical thinks, interactive methods, IT-teaching).

Viktor Ogneviuk, Professor

Rector of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University.

Doctor of Philosophy, Academician of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine. 23 years of experience in secondary and higher education and educational management, including the position of Deputy Minister of Education. Under his leadership the university has made a leap forward, opening new majors, improving learning facilities and introducing professional training for teachers and staff. Field of interest: educational sciences, philosophy of education. Author of more than 70 publications.

Rusudan Makhachashvili

Post-doctorate (Habilitation degree), specialization field – Linguistic Philosophy, Germanic languages. Thesis title “English Logosphere of Cyberspace Dynamics”. Doctor of Philosophy, specialization field – Germanic languages. Thesis title – “Linguophilosophic Parameters of English Innovations in the Sphere of New Technologies”. Research activity and objective: computer networks philosophic dimensions and linguistic parameters, language of the Internet, smart linguistics; modern English lexicon development, sociolinguistic aspects of English vocabulary development. Head of Romance Languages and Typology Chair at Kyiv Boris Grinchenko University. Major published works in the field: Rusudan Makhachashvili. Linguophilosophic Parameters of English Innovations in Technosphere. [Text] / R. Makhachashvili – UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishers, 2012. – 90 p. Posthumanity: Merger and Embodiment. [Text] / R. Makhachashvili – Oxford, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2010. – P. 115-123, other.

Hanna Pavlova

PhD in Philosophy. Field of specialization: Philosophy of Education. Thesis title: Quality of Education: Philosophical Dimension and Contextual Peculiarities. Field of interest: disruptive technology for sustainable development. Author of more than 20 publications. 18 years of experience in higher education.