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Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design

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Faculty of Fashion Industry

DEPARTMENT OF PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION IN TECHNOLOGIES AND DESIGN

Tetiana Derkach
Doctor of Education (habil.), associate professor, Chair

Address: 

Academic building 4,
rooms 320, 322
2, Nemyrovych-Danchenko str.
Kyiv

Phone: +38044-256-84-10, +38044-256-21-70

e-mailkpurm@knutd.edu.ua

History of the Department

The origin of the Department of Professional Education in Technologies and Design of the Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design dates back to 1948 when the Department of Foreign Languages of the University (at that time - the Kyiv Institute of Light Industry) set up a section of the Russian language for the training of foreign citizens. The Department of Russian Language was created from this section in 1971.

After the adoption of the "Law on Languages in the Ukrainian SSR" in 1990, the Department was reorganised into the Department of Ukrainian and Russian Languages. In December 2002, it was called the Department of Pedagogy, Ukrainian and Russian Languages. In June 2008, it was given a new name - the Department of Pedagogy and Vocational Training. The Department was renamed to Department of Professional Education in Technologies and Design in 2017.

Associate professor Olena E. Byednova was the first Chair of the Department (1971-1972). Then the Department was headed by Dorisa P. Ivanova (1973-1983) and by PhD, associate professor Alexei F. Pinchuk (1983-2001). In 2001-2017, the Department was directed by PhD, associate professor Lyudmyla V. Zhiten’ova (2001-2016) and Doctor of Education, associate professor Svitlana R. Babushko (2016-2017).

 Tetiana Derkach, Doctor of Education, associate professor has headed the Department since 2017.

  

Teaching Staff

The teaching staff of the Department currently numbers nine teachers. Among them, there is one Doctor of Science in History, professor; two Doctors of Science in Education, associate professors; three PhDs in Pedagogy, associate professors; two PhDs in Psychology, associate professors; and one senior teacher.

Tetiana M Derkach, Doctor of Science in Education (habil.), PhD in Chemistry, Associate professor, Chair

In 1987, she graduated with honours from the Faculty of Chemistry, Dnipropetrovsk State University. After graduating from the postgraduate course, she defended her PhD thesis in Chemistry in 2000; in 2003, she received the academic title of associate professor. Since 1997 to 2016, she taught at the Faculty of Chemistry of the Dnipropetrovsk National University (DNU), headed the Department of General Chemistry and Food Technologies, as well as the Department of Physical and Inorganic Chemistry, and acted as a deputy dean for academic work. She also headed the Scientific-Methodical Centre of Distance Learning of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine at the DNU.

On completing the doctoral program at the Department of Pedagogy and Psychology of the Higher School at the Dragomanov National Pedagogical University (2010-2013), she defended her thesis in 2015 and received a doctorate in pedagogical sciences in the speciality 13.00.04 - Theory and Methodology of Professional Education.

Since 2016, she has been working at KNUTD.

T. Derkach is the author (co-author) of more than 200 scientific works, including three monographs, seven textbooks (four of them have got authorised stamps of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine), 15 teaching and methodological works, and five patents for the invention.

She teaches the disciplines "Methodology of professional education", "Creative technologies of teaching", "Theory and history of pedagogy”.

 

Ivan Ya. Dzyra, Doctor of Science in History (habil.), PhD in Philology, Professor.

In 1990, he graduated with honours from the Philological Faculty of the Kyiv State University named after T.G. Shevchenko (now Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University). Since 1990, he has been teaching at the Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design as a teacher (1990-1998), associate professor (1998-2008) and professor (since 2008). I. Dzyra published more than 100 scientific and methodological works, in particular, the monograph "The Cossack Annals of the thirties-eighties of the ХYIII century: Sources and Historiographical Aspects." He is engaged in research on the historical onomastics of the Ukrainian chronicles of the 17th-18th centuries and study of the works of P. Kulish, M. Kostomarov and P. Biletsky-Nosenko. He teaches the disciplines "Business Ukrainian" and "Ukrainian as a foreign language".

 

Maria M. Bilianska, Doctor of Science in Education (habil.), associate professor (part-time  employee).

In 1994, she graduated with honours from the Ukrainian State Pedagogical University named after M.P. Dragomanov. After graduating from the postgraduate studies, she defended her PhD thesis in 2004 and received the academic title of associate professor in 2008.

Since 2003, she has been teaching at the Dragomanov National Pedagogical University as an assistant (2003-2006) and associate professor (since 2006).

After studying in a doctoral program at the Institute of Higher Education of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, she defended her thesis in 2018 and habilitated as a Doctor of Science in Education in the speciality 13.00.04 - Theory and Methodology of Professional Education. In KNUTD, she has been part-time working since 2018.

M. Bilianska published over 100 scientific and methodological works. Among them, there are three monographs, 40 scientific articles in Ukrainian journals, three international publications, 11 educational programs, 12 textbooks for students, teachers and students of secondary schools.

She teaches the disciplines "Fundamentals of pedagogy and psychology", "Theory and methodology of educational work", "History of pedagogy" and "Psychology".

In 2010, she was awarded by the M.P. Dragomanov medal.

 

Olga M. Vnukova, PhD in Pedagogy, associate professor

In 1990, she graduated from the History Department of Kyiv State University named after T.G. Shevchenko. In 2004, she received a scientific degree of the candidate of pedagogical sciences in the speciality 13.00.04 - Theory and Methodology of Professional Education. Since 2006, KNUTD she has held a position of associate professor at KNUTD. She teaches the disciplines "Professional pedagogy", "Pedagogical skill", "Theory and methodology of educational work" and  "Theory and history of pedagogy". Dr Vnukova supervises coursework and diploma work of students and pedagogical practice. She is the author of many scientific and methodological works, including the textbook "Methodological foundations of professional education".

 

Rymma V. Kyrychenko, PhD in Psychology, associate professor.

In 1997, she graduated from the Pedagogical Department of the Ukrainian State Pedagogical University named after M.P. Dragomanov, specializing in practical psychology, pedagogy and psychology (school). Her University qualification is a practising psychologist in educational institutions and a teacher of pedagogy and psychology. Since 1997 to 2000, she had worked as a psychologist at the Faculty of Military Training of the Kyiv International Civil Aviation University. In 2004, she received her PhD degree in psychological sciences. Since 2006 to 2012, she had worked at the Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design as a senior lecturer and then assistant professor at the Department of Political Science and Sociology. Since 2012, Dr Kyrychenko has held a position of associate professor at the Department of Professional Education in Technologies and Design. She is the author of a number of scientific and methodological works, including a teaching manual for university students and teachers in co-authorship with Prof. A.P.  Kanishchenko "System of Work on Understanding the Text in Elementary School" (2003). She teaches the courses "Psychology", "Psychology of higher school", "Psychology of professional activity" and "Communicative processes in pedagogical activity".

 

Alla V. Kolodiazhna, PhD in Psychology, associate professor.

Dr Kolodiazhna graduated from the Ukrainian State Pedagogical University named after M.P. Dragomanov (with the qualification of a teacher of Ukrainian language and literature) and Kyiv City Pedagogical University named after B.D. Grinchenko (practical psychologist). At Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design, she has been working since 2002. In 2012, she defended her PhD thesis at the Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University in the speciality 19.00.01 - General Psychology, History of Psychology. She is the author of a number of scientific and methodological works. She teaches the disciplines "Psychology", "Theoretical and legal foundations of education", "Imageology and fundamentals of engineering and pedagogical creativity", "Psychological technologies of image-making" and "Ukrainian as a foreign language".

 

Liudmyla M. Hrytsaienko, senior teacher (part-time employee)

In 1984, she graduated with honours from the Uzhgorod State University, specializing in Ukrainian language and literature and obtained the qualification of a philologist and teacher. She has been working at the Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design since 2004. She has headed the Teaching and Methodology Department and has been the secretary of the Scientific and methodological Council of the University since 2004. She published more than 80 scientific and methodological works, including the textbook "Fundamentals of Eloquence", issued in 2013 and re-issued in 2015. She teaches the disciplines "Rhetoric", "Rhetoric and art of presentation", "Ukrainian as a foreign language", and "Business Ukrainian language". In 2015, L. Hrytsaienko was honoured by the Head of the Pechersk District State Administration in Kyiv for her significant contribution to the training of highly-skilled specialists and fruitful scientific and pedagogical activities.

 

Liubov P. Bohoslavets, PhD in Pedagogy, associate professor

In 1982, she graduated from Kiev State University named after. T.G. Shevchenko, the speciality - Ukrainian language and Literature, and obtained qualification of a philologist, teacher of Ukrainian language and literature. In 2009, she defended her PhD thesis entitled "Pedagogical design of the educational process in the system of pre-university training of students" and received the degree of the candidate of pedagogical sciences in the speciality 13.00.04 - Theory and Methodology of Professional Education. Dr Bohoslavets was awarded by the honorary sign "Excellence in Education of Ukraine". She is the author of a number of scientific and methodological publications (over 80). She teaches the disciplines: "Business Ukrainian" and "Ukrainian as a foreign language".

 

Yuriy V. Konovalenko, PhD in Pedagogy

He received a Master's degree with honours at the Faculty of Masters, Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies at the Dragomanov National Pedagogical University in the speciality of higher education pedagogy in 2012 and Master's Degree in Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University, the speciality “Law, legal regulation of the economy” in 2013. He studied at the graduate school of the Dragomanov National Pedagogical University. In 2016, he defended his thesis in the speciality 13.00.01 - General Pedagogy and History of Pedagogy.

Dr Konovaalnko has been working at the Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design since 2017 as a head of the Publishing Department of Educational Materials and associate professor (part-time job) at the Department of Professional Education in Technologies and Design. He teaches the disciplines "General pedagogy", "Theory and history of pedagogy", "Imageology and fundamentals of engineering and pedagogical creativity", "Psychological technologies of image-making", "Business Ukrainian language" and supervises coursework and diploma papers.

 

Educational and Laboratory Facilities

Training area at Department of Professional Education in Technologies and Design is 315,3 m2.

A number of rooms/total seats –13/156.

Research

The teaching staff of the Department prepared 15 monographs, more than 30 textbooks and a large number of methodological works. The primary research areas include the culture of speech, terminology, applied pedagogy and didactics, linguodidactics, word formation, professional education, theory and history of pedagogy, age and pedagogical psychology, and labour psychology.

Study Programmes

The Department graduates bachelor and master students in the following academic programmes.

The speciality – 015 “Professional training (Technology of light industry products)”,

The speciality – 015 “ Professional training (Design)”

The following forms of learning are available: full-time and extramural education; distance learning; full-time and extramural learning: a shortened course for college graduates.

Creative Activities and Achievements of Students

Our students are always taking part in the International Сontests "Pechersk Chestnuts". Anton Dolinsky with the "Readiness for Peace" collection won the contest in ф prêt-à-porter nomination. In 2017, Anastasia Kalinina with the collection "Do not Break Me" won third place.

The talented student, Anastasia Kalinina twice won the 1st place in the XV and XVI All-Ukrainian competitions of young designers of one image and decor "Constellation of Chestnut" (nominations "New Year's Ball" and "Beyond the Borders"). Anastasia Shpetna received the 1st place in the "New Year Greetings Card" nomination of the XV All-Ukrainian competition of young designers "Constellation Chestnut".

 

 

Collections “Butterflies” by Anastasia Makarova, “Fruit Cocktail” by Tetiana Boyko and “Embroidered shirt” by Lilia Strelchuk got plenty of positive references.

Anastasia Makarova with the suit “Malvina” took part in the contest “Suziria Kashtaniv”.

 

In 2016 the collection of Ivan Lytko caught the general attention due to its extraordinary character.

Our students took part in All-Ukrainian competition of students’ scientific papers in the speciality “Theory and Methodology of Vocational Training” (Kharkiv). Roksolana Lutsenko, Oksana Artiukh and Svitlana Muliar were the winners of the competition.

Our students always participate in the All-Ukrainian conferences of young scientists and students “Scientific Developments of Youth at the Present Stage”.

Students undergo practical training in laboratories and workshops at the Department of Technology and Design of Sewing Products and the Department Ergonomics and Design of Clothing of KNUTD. Students take their pedagogical practice in the leading vocational education institutions of Kyiv: Kyiv Higher Professional School of Sewing and Hairdressing Arts and Kyiv Higher Professional School of Technology and Clothing Design.

Opportunities for Students

Graduates, majoring in the speciality “Professional Training (Technology of Light Industry Products), will obtain a qualification of “Bachelor in Professional Training” and will know:

  • characteristics, principles, forms and methods of organisation of educational process in subjects of the sewing profile with the students of vocational training schools, colleges, technical schools and training schools;
  • methods and techniques for the design of sewn products;
  • standard procedures for the manufacturing of sewn products;
  • materials properties to design clothing;
  • products manufacturing technologies;
  • quality management system.

After graduation, a Bachelor in Professional Training” will be able to:

  • organise and conduct the educational process in subjects of the sphere of sewing with the students of vocational training schools, colleges, technical schools and training schools;
  • explain the characteristics of interpersonal relationships in an organised group;
  • analyse the educational situations and meet pedagogical challenges at a workplace;
  • perform engineering calculations;
  • use well-known design methods for sewn products;
  • conduct theoretical and experimental studies of the processes of designing and sewn products manufacturing;
  • analyse fashion trends.

High professional level of training allows Bachelors in Professional Training to hold the following positions:

  • a teacher of general technical disciplines;
  • a teacher of psycho-pedagogical subjects (psychology of labour, professional pedagogy, vocational training methodology, etc.);
  • a teacher of special disciplines in the sphere of sewing (sewing technology, materials science, designing clothes, designing clothing industry enterprises, technological equipment of clothing industry);
  • a methodologist;
  • a vocational training teacher;
  • an assistant;
  • a head of a school laboratory;
  • a safety measures engineer in training workshops;
  • a training manager;
  • an industrial engineer;
  • a pre-production engineer;
  • a rate-setter engineer;
  • a senior foreperson;
  • an engineer-designer;
  • head of the production department;
  • the director;
  • chief of technical department;
  • chief technologist.

Bachelors in Professional Education are able to:

  • teach at higher and secondary educational institutions;
  • work at State, commercial and joint enterprises in the manufacture of modern clothing;
  • open up own business on the production and repair of garments.

Students can also study at the Military Department and enter the postgraduate course of the KNUTD

Specialty Professional Training (Design)

After completion of the course, a graduate, majoring in “Professional Training (Design)”, will obtain a qualification of “Bachelor in Professional Training” and will know:

  • history of artistic design and garments modelling service;
  • the methodology of forecasting the fashion trends of clothes;
  • theoretical fundamentals of fashion, shaping and basics of colour harmony;
  • principles of costume design and its composition;
  • physical, chemical and mechanical properties of modern fabrics and their assortment;
  • design methods of various kinds of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing; peculiarities of drawings for standard and non-standard bodies;
  • vocational psychology and pedagogy;
  • computer-aided clothing design techniques.

Student Clubs

The following scientific societies of students work at the Department:

  • "Ukrainian language in professional communication" (Prof. I. Dzyra),
  • "Pedagogical search" (associate professor O. Vnukova),
  • "Know yourself" (associate professor A. Kolodiazhna),
  • "Culture of communication" (associate professor L. Bohoslavets),
  • "Positive psychology" (associate professor R. Kirichenko),
  • "Information and communication technologies in professional activity" (Head of the Department T. Derkach).
Department’s Alumni

Most students in the Department are employed in the speciality obtained. For example:

 

Oleksandr Lutchenko
(a teacher at Kyiv Higher Vocational School of Sewing and Hairdressing)

Yuliia Moliarenko
(an assistant designer at Kateryna Shakhovska’s fashion house)

Anton Dolinskyi
(a branch manager of the "Season" brand clothing shop)


Maryna Zakvatska
(a technologist
at Anna Bublik’s fashion house)

Mar’iana Zhuravska
(a teacher, a head of the "Skilled hands" club and private dress-making courses)

Yana Fedorets
(a designer of N.I.D. group LLC)

Serhii  Bilozertsev
(a fashion designer
at the “Atelier Viktor” design studio)

Yana  Bielova
(а tailoring repairs master at fashion house)

Anastasiia  Kharchenko
(Novopetrivs'ke children's art school)

Yaroslav Barsuk and Tetiana Boiko
(a sales manager and chief designer of the "Yaroslav" company)

Training and Methodological Support

All disciplines of the Department are adequately provided with training and methodological literature. Electronic lecture notes, methodical instructions for practical, course and diploma works, textbooks for all disciplines, which are taught by the Department, are available for students in the modular environment of the educational process.