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Best Educational Programs: PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PEDAGOGICAL EDUCATION

PSKOV STATE UNIVERSITY

Department of Pedagogy and Psychology of Primary and Preschool Education

Bachelor’s program

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LEBEDEVA, Natalia Viktorovna

Program Director

 


Awards and achievements of the educational program. The program was top ranked within the project Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia in 2015, 2016 and 2017 held by the National Centre for Public Accreditation, the Guild of Experts in the Sphere of Professional Education and Accreditation in Education Journal.

The results of the program development and implementation were published in 28 papers in national and international journals.

Teaching staff. Forty-four percent of the teaching staff involved in the program delivery hold the degrees of Candidates of Sciences, 12% of the teaching staff hold the degrees of Doctors of Sciences. Representatives from the industry, heads and employees of educational organizations also take part in the program delivery: heads of day-care institutions, vice-principals and educators-psychologists of Pskov secondary schools.

University partners within the educational program. NarvaCollege of the University of Tartu (Estonia).

Students’ achievements. Upon completing their Bachelor’s program over 70% of graduates enrol in a Master’s program or pursue their career in the sphere of education.

Facilities and resources. The faculty features an academic laboratory of modern preschool teaching methods, where students master their practical skills.

Opportunities for students. Students undergo their practical training in preschool educational establishments, primary and secondary schools, summer camps.

Students enrolled in the program may take part in exchange programs between PskovStateUniversity and NarvaCollege of the University of Tartu (Estonia). Upon successful completion of the Bachelor’s program students may pursue their Masters and Postgraduate’s degrees.

International students benefit from supplementary Russian language course.

Non-resident students are offered a guided tour around Pskov and the Pskov Region (Pechora, Izborsk, Pushkin’s Mountains, etc.)

Employment prospects. Psychologist, teacher-psychologist, psychologist for an educational institution (preschool educational establishment, comprehensive school, secondary school, higher education institution).