Second Ukrainian Educational Research Association Winter School «European Educational Research Quality Indicators»

Submitted by Shchudlo Svitlana / Щудло Світлана on Wed, 02/06/2019 - 21:21

 1The Second Ukrainian Educational Research Association Winter School «European Educational Research Quality Indicators» took place on 23-28 January 2019 in Uman. The event happened within the framework of realization the European Union Erasmus+ project in Jean Monnet direction «European Educational Research Quality Indicators for Empowering Educators in Ukraine» (№ 587032-EPP-1-2017-1-UA-EPPJMO-SUPPA). The School was organized by Ukrainian Education Research Association (UERA), and co-organized by Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University with the financial support of Erasmus+ European Union Programme.

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The grand opening ceremony of II Winter School took place at Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University conference hall. At the opening ceremony of the School the participants were greeted by First Vice-Rector of Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University prof. Andriy Gedzik, UERA President Prof. Svitlana Shchudlo (Project Coordinator), Chief Scientist of (NAPS) of Ukraine Serhiy Kurbatov, who read out greetings from President of National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, Academician Vasyl Kremen. Project manager of National Erasmus+ Office in Ukraine Petro Krainik congratulated the participants in online mode.

 

On the basis of competitive selection, the participants of the event were chosen 27 young researchers who presented 22 institutions of higher education and research institutions from different regions of Ukraine: Kyiv, Uman, Lviv, Drohobych, Kamyanets-Podilsky, Chernihiv, Lutsk, Odessa, Sumy, Dnipro, Ternopil, Cherkasy, Kharkiv, Kherson, Nizhyn, Kropivnitsky. Winners of the research and analytical works competition "Ukrainian teacher: analysis of project data by TALIS methodology ", held by UERA in cooperation with the Sociological Association of Ukraine, were invited to participate in the School. The winners were Katerina Ivanishchenko, Vitaliy Sviridiuk (Uman) and Olena Makarchuk. During the School the winners presented their research works, they were awarded diplomas and keepsakes from UERA.

Experts in the field of education, participants of international educational programs Prof. Svetlana Shchudlo (Drohobych), Prof. Oksana Zabolotna (Uman), Prof. Sergey Kurbatov (Kiev), Prof. Alexander Dluhopolsky (Ternopil), Prof. Olena Kovalchuk (Lutsk), Yuri Kovalchuk (Nizhyn), Tetyana Gora (Kherson), Assoc. Prof. Natalia Goruk (Lviv), Assoc. Prof. Volodymyr Satsyk (Kyiv), Assoc. Prof. Tetyana Lisova (Nizhyn), Assoc. Prof. Lyudmila Zagoruiko (Uman) made presentations to the School participants. In general, for the School participants, the trainers held 10 workshops with total duration of 40 hours and individual consultations.

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The speakers focused on such important issues as: General overview of European Educational Research Quality Indicators; Ukrainian Educational Research Association: History, Mission, Ethical Standards; Modern academic writing standards for young scholars: advanced practices of the European universities and publishing companies; International Databases as Platforms For Research Presentation; Qualitative Educational Research: Narrative Approach; Teacher Evaluation: Conceptual Framework and International Practices; Empirical Methods of Educational Research: lessons learn from conducting TALIS in Ukraine; Academic Integrity: Best Practices of EU universities for Ukrainian higher schools; University Rankings as a Tool for Integration of Ukrainian Academia in the European Higher Education Area, Overview and Structure of Databases of International Studies (TIMSS, PIRLS, ICCS, TEDS-M, ICILS, SITES, PISA, TALIS, PIAAC), Persuasive Proposal Writing (European dimension).

The speakers focused on such important issues as: General overview of European Educational Research Quality Indicators; Ukrainian Educational Research Association: History, Mission, Ethical Standards; Modern academic writing standards for young scholars: advanced practices of the European universities and publishing companies; International Databases as Platforms For Research Presentation; Qualitative Educational Research: Narrative Approach; Teacher Evaluation: Conceptual Framework and International Practices; Empirical Methods of Educational Research: lessons learn from conducting TALIS in Ukraine; Academic Integrity: Best Practices of EU universities for Ukrainian higher schools; University Rankings as a Tool for Integration of Ukrainian Academia in the European Higher Education Area, Overview and Structure of Databases of International Studies (TIMSS, PIRLS, ICCS, TEDS-M, ICILS, SITES, PISA, TALIS, PIAAC), Persuasive Proposal Writing (European dimension).

Cultural program which was organized by the host of the event – Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University, became extremely interesting. The participants got acquainted with the university, visited National dendrological park “Sofiyivka” and the grave of Tsadik Rabi Nakhman (known as Reb Nachman of Bratslav), which attracted tens of thousands followers of Hasidism to Uman.

The next 2020 Winter School is planned to take place in Lutsk.

Information about the School: : www.uera.org.ua

https://udpu.edu.ua/news/ii-zymova-shkola-ukrayinskoyi-asotsiatsiyi-doslidnykiv-osvity-zibrala-v-udpu-lideriv-osvitnoho-prostoru

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Photos: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1D6GRSVd03WvBu_ceSa8pbR2yIgjgfg2z

 

School Opening Video Report: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gAXF2e0Ayw&feature=share Training presentations:  https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/15ajSc9MVdzJu72UkaES_56W_IuVlrlqx

School Participants` Feedback:

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https://econom.udpu.edu.ua/2019/01/uchast-vykladacha-navchalno-naukovoho-instytutu-ekonomiky-ta-biznes-osvity-u-shkoli-evropejski-indykatory-yakosti-osvitnih-doslidzhen

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Project Information

Project: «European Quality of Educational Research for Empowering Educators in Ukraine» (№ 587032-EPP-1-2017-1-UA-EPPJMO-SUPPA). Timing of the project: 01-09-2017 – ‎31-08-2020.

Project Beneficiary: PO «Ukrainian Educational Research Association».

Project objectives:

to foster the dialogue between the academic world and policy-makers in the field of education, in particular to enhance governance of EU educational policies; to promote innovation in research through cross-sectorial and multi-disciplinary studies, as well as networking with other institutions; to promote excellence in research in EU educational issues; to equip young professionals with knowledge of European Educational Research Quality Indicators relevant for their academic and professional lives; to foster the engagement of young academics in teaching and research on European subjects.

Academic Coordinator: Prof. Svitlana Shchudlo, tel. +380967877866, email: ukrainian.era@gmail.com , svitlana.shchudlo@gmail.com

Website: www.uera.org.ua

 

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Participants Feedback

Kateryna Ivanischenko, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

Recently I was lucky enough to take part in the 2nd UERA Winter School in Uman, carried out with the support of  the Erasmus + Programme of the European Union. There was a pleasant atmosphere and I got acquainted with interesting people. I want to thank the organizers for their high professionalism during the event and for the opportunity to be not merely the only representative of my city, but also of students in general. Special thanks to all the speakers for interesting sessions and all the participants for a pleasant cooperation, team work and nice conversations. I am looking forward to new meetings and projects, which I will join with pleasure.

Natalia Styrnyk, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University

I am grateful to the organizers, coaches and colleagues of the Second UERA Winter School, held at Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University, for invaluable experience and new knowledge; for acquaintance with like-minded people from different parts of our country.

I did not feel such a light and friendly atmosphere for a long time. Thank you for a good mood, emotions and a sense of belonging to the scientific community, that is not indifferent to the development and advancement of science.

 

Ielyzaveta Shchepetylnykova, American Council for International Education

Today the Second UERA Winter School carried out with the support of  the European Commission is coming to an end. Participants have worked very productively for the last five days. We have discussed the main aspects of research and teaching activities of Ukrainian higher education institutions. According to the results of the school, interesting ideas of cooperation have been generated, new meetings and trips have been agreed upon. Thanks to the organizers for this unique experience. Keep moving forward to new victories!

Maryana Senkiv, National University “Lviv Polytechnic”

"Why do we choose lifelong learning?" asked us speaker Nataliya Horuk. So, my answer is "because learning is life. We all want to live."

P.S. Thanks to all the teams I was fortunate enough to work with at the 2nd UERA Winter School carried out within the framework of  Erasmus + project. I gained a lot.

Oleksandra Yehorova, National Pedagogical Dragomanov University

I was very glad to take part in the School, to listen to cool speakers, to get acquainted with colleagues from different parts of Ukraine, with the organizers, to learn more about the organization. I am grateful to all people involved in this wonderful event, which I am sure will have a long-lasting effect. Keep in touch.

Natalia Stanislavchuk, Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University

The Second UERA Winter School is an unsurpassed educational and scientific adventure from infinum to supremum. Thanks to the organizers - for the project created and implemented, warmth and comfortable conditions; to coaches - for accessibility, professionalism and sense of humor; to the participants-friends - for openness and a pleasant company! Three words about ‘schooling’: motivational, innovative and friendly!

Vitaliy Svyrydiuk, Uman Professional Agricultural College

Once again, I would like to express my deep gratitude to the President of UERA Svitlana Shchudlo, Vice-President of UERA Oksana Zabolotnaya, all the coaches and participants.

It was cool to study with you. Thank you! You are the best!

Everything is in our hands; we have the desire, the strength and the energy to make changes.  With such motivated people, education will be high-quality and Ukraine will become powerful. It is not time to stop changing everything around us for the better.

Alla Krasulia, Sumy State University

Best regards to everyone from Sumy! All the time I keep coming back to Uman in my mind. Thanks to the organizers of the School for a high level of professionalism, a flexible approach and the desire to make the event special! Due to the creativity and coherent work of a friendly team of coaches and participants, our school turned out to be bright, unusual, funny, productive and memorable! I would like to take this opportunity to invite all the new colleagues and old friends to our city Sumy!

Serhii Makarenko, Kherson State University

Best regards from Kherson! Thank you very much for this opportunity and the knowledge I have obtained, the great and effective time spent together, the communication links that we have established! It was very interesting to communicate with leading experts and gain the necessary competencies! I really hope for further cooperation in carrying out educational research!

Bogdanna Gvozdetska, Drohobych Ivan Franko State Pedagogical University

The 2nd UERA Winter School in Uman was conducted within the framework of Erasmus + Programme and co-funded by the European Union. Unforgettable impressions, acquaintances and fruitful cooperation! A relaxed atmosphere, friendliness and hospitality. Many thanks to the organizers and participants

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