The Forth UERA Scientific Conference ‘Implementation of European Standards into Ukrainian Educational Research’


On June 26, 2020, the 4th International UERA Conference «Implementing European Standards into Ukrainian Educational Research» was carried out. The event was part of Erasmus + Jean Monnet Project «European Indicators of Quality Educational Research for Empowering Ukrainian Educators» (№ 587032-EPP-1-2017-1-UA-EPPJMO-SUPPA).

The Conference was organized by Ukrainian Educational Research Association in cooperation with National Academy of Educational Science of Ukraine. It was co-funded by Erasmus + Programme of the European Union. The event was conducted on Zoom platform.

At the conference opening the participants were greeted by the President of European Educational Research Association Joe O'Hara, the President of National Academy of Educational Science of Ukraine, academician of National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine, Doctor of Philosophical Sciences, professor Vasyl Kremen; National Erasmus+ Office Project Manager Petro Kraynik; President of Ukrainian Educational Research Association, Doctor of Sociological Sciences, Professor of Ivan Franko Drohobych State Pedagogical University Svitlana Shchudlo;

The work of the conference was held in the form of two plenary sessions, three discussion panels, the presentations of new scientific publications and projects of UERA and its members, and the final meeting.

The conference was attended by 109 researchers and educational practitioners from 53 educational institutions of all regions of Ukraine: Kyiv, Lviv, Uman, Zaporizhzhia, Lutsk, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Melitopil, Drohobych, Ivano-Frankivsk, Nizhyn, Odesa, Ternopil, Cherkasy, Uzhhorod, Chernivtsi, Kherson, Chernihiv, Starobilsk, Vinnnytsia, Sumy, Poltava, Kryvyi Rih etc.

At the plenary sessions moderated by Prof. Oksana Zabolotna and Serhiy Kurbatov there were presentations by the key speakers: Doctor of Science, Professor, Corresponding member of NAPS of Ukraine Olena Lokshyna (Institute of Pedagogics of National Academy of Pedagogical Science of Ukraine); Doctor of Science, Professor Volodymyr Bakhrushyn (National University “Zaporizhzhia Polytechnics”; Link Convenor of the Emerging Researchers Group for the European Educational Research Association, Head of Researcher Development and Culture at the University of Liverpool Saneeya Qureshi; Doctor of Philosophy Anatoly Oleksiienko (University of Toronto); Doctor of Science, Professor, Member of National Agency of Quality of Education Oleksandr Dluhopolskyi (Ternopil National Economic University); Doctor of Science, Associate Professor Yulia Soroka (V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University); Doctor of Science, Professor Oksana Zabolotna (Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University).  

The discussion panels focused on three key issues: the development of educational research for developing education in Ukraine; role of academic integrity and European ethical standards in educational research; education and educational research at times of COVID-19 pandemic. The discussions were moderated by Prof. Volodymyr Bakhrushyn, Prof. Olena Kovalchuk, Assoc. Prof. Maria Nesterova.

All the participants received Conference Proceedings with materials from more than 56 participants, as well as other materials and certificates.


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Information about the Project

Project: «European Quality of Educational Research for Empowering Educators in Ukraine» (№ 587032-EPP-1-2017-1-UA-EPPJMO-SUPPA).

Period of duration: 01-09-2017 – ‎31-08-2020.

Grant recipient: NGO «Ukrainian Educational Research Association».

The project objectives are:

·     foster the dialogue between the academic world and policy-makers in the field of education, in particular to enhance governance of EU educational policies

·     promote innovation in research through cross-sectorial and multi-disciplinary studies, as well as networking with other institutions

·     promote excellence in research in EU educational issues

·     equip young professionals with knowledge of European Educational Research Quality Indicators relevant for their academic and professional lives

·     foster the engagement of young academics in teaching and research on European subjects

Project Coordinator: Prof. Svitlana Shchudlo, tel. +380967877866, email: ,