Dean
Dean of the Faculty
Yatsenko Tatiana
Ph.D. in Psychology Sciences,
Associate Professor

A pedagogue is one of the central figures controlling the process of common human development.  He or she is the main keeper of spiritual potential of the nation and humanity in general; a pedagogue is a professional, who owns a modern arsenal of educational technologies, and is a holder of intellectual capital who is able to use it effectively in practice.

More than 890 students study in full-time and part-time forms of education at the faculty of pedagogy and psychology.

The Faculty has the following departments:

90 teachers and also 25 high-qualified specialists of the system of education work at the departments of the faculty. Among the staff members are both experienced teachers having academic degrees and titles and rich life and professional experience, and young teachers doing their master’s degree or post-graduate programs. The average age of the staff members at the faculty is 40 years old.

The academic staff of the faculty concentrates on 3 significant areas of their work: scientific research, teaching and educating, having considerable achievements in each of them. Scientific findings obtained by associate professors S. Ryndevich, Z. Lukashenya and K. Tristen have been repeatedly presented at international and national theoretical and practical conferences and scientific forums. Scientific research carried out by the heads of departments N. Dubeshko and A. Rudneva, senior lecturers V. Zuev, A. Seleznev is practice-oriented and has direct access to the solution of important social problems. Annually, students' scientific papers submitted to national student research competitions receive 1st, 2nd and 3rd category awards. Teaching resources and materials in pedagogy written by associate professor V. Khitryuk have won a high appraisal in the country.

The academic staff of the faculty considers their top priority to train highly qualified specialists and foster intellectually wealthy individuals. To meet this challenge, the teaching and educational process is approximated as much as possible to practical activity. The curriculum of every course stipulates various practical training. The Departments of preschool education and technology, and pedagogy have opened up their branches at the kindergarten No. 57 and school No. 10, where they conduct active scientific research and test new teaching and educational technologies. The branch of the psychology department works effectively at Baranovichi medical centre for children with psychoneurological disorders.

The educational and ideological work at the faculty is aimed at developing a socially active personality which is facilitated by the system of student self-government and the students' active participation in volunteer work, contests and festivals held at the university. It has become a tradition of the faculty to carry out charitable actions aimed at supporting the residents of the municipal social shelter. Last year the faculty carried out anti-AIDS training actions, recital contest, and some other activities. The academic staff of the faculty is constantly looking for new forms of educating a young specialist.

Majors of the Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology

Major 1-02 06 04 Service Work and Fine Arts
Qualification – teacher

Objects of professional activity:

general secondary schools, gymnasiums, lyceums as well as schools and classes with extensive learning of folk and decorative and applied arts, non-school educational institutions (esthetic centres, fine art studios, community centres), social assistance services, rehabilitation centres, social protection departments, social environment authorities, public education authorities.

Spheres of professional activity:

  • teaching household management and fine art in general secondary and special educational institutions of different types;
  • leading hobby classes for pupils in non-school educational institutions;
  • teaching folk, decorative and applied art in cultural institutions of different types;
  • meeting social and pedagogical challenges in the sphere of forming an educational environment, rehabilitation, correction, assistance, support, protection, social control over children and youth;
  • methodical and inspector work in public education authorities;
  • research and scientific-pedagogical work in scientific institutions;
  • individual creative and business activities.

Specialist’s mission

A specialist should be prepared for teaching, methodological, organizational and managerial, lecture and educational work in the field of general secondary education and culture, scientific research.

A specialist is trained to work as a teacher of household management and art in various secondary educational institutions; he or she is supposed to be able to plan and organize their teaching, to teach hobby classes and supervise pupils' scientific research in non-school educational institutions; the teacher is also supposed to work in educational bodies and scientific educational institutions, general secondary schools, lyceums, colleges as well as schools and classes with extensive learning of several subjects and institutions of higher learning.

A specialist is trained for jobs of social and educational activity in various educational establishments as well as institutions providing pedagogical and public assistance.

The department in charge of student graduation – department of preschool education and technology.

Form of education: full-time.

Major 1-03 04 03 Applied psychology
Qualification – pedagogue-psychologist

Objects of professional activity:

Psychological service of different types, specialized centres including psychological services , general educational institutions, specialized educational institutions of closed types, higher educational institutions, public education authorities, scientific institutions of psychological profile,  general secondary educational institutions,  including  scientific institutions of psychological and pedagogical profile.

Types of professional activity:

  • educational;
  • teaching and methodical;
  • research;
  • innovative;
  • organizational;
  • cultural and educational;
  • communicative.

Spheres of professional activity:

  • psychological work in secondary  and secondary specialized educational institutions of different types;
  • methodical work  in educational institutions;
  • management of hobby activities and research work of schoolchildren in non-school educational institutions;
  • methodical and inspector work in public education authorities;
  • research and scientific and pedagogical work in scientific institutions.

The department in charge of student graduation – department of psychology and physical education.

Form of education: full-time, part-time.

Major 1-33 01 02 01 Geoecology. Nature Protection and Rational Use of Natural Resources.
Qualification – geographer-ecologist. Teacher of geography and ecology

Objects of professional activity:

geographical environment and its constituent natural and natural-anthropogenic geosystems; development of principles and standards of nature management; solution of theoretical and applied tasks in the field of rational use of natural resources, environmental protection, improvement of the living environment of the population and sustainable development of the country; teaching geographical and ecological disciplines.

Types of professional activity:

  • project and industrial;
  • organizational;
  • supervisory and expert;
  • research;
  • pedagogical.

Sphere of professional activity:

  • academic and sectoral research institutes;
  • project, exploratory and scientific production organizations;
  • institutions, enterprises and associations, bureau,  firms and another organizations of different forms of ownership dealing with economic exploitation and protection of nature resources, placement of manufacturing systems, management, projecting and expertise of economic activity;
  • management structure for production, science and education;
  • broker, marketing and manager firms;
  • educational institutions of higher, secondary and secondary specialized education of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus and other ministries and departments.

The department in charge of student graduation – department of natural science disciplines.

Form of education: full-time, part-time.

Major 1- 01 01 01 Preschool education
Qualification – pedagogue.

Professional field consists in education of children from birth until they enter school.

Sphere of activity: education and training of preschoolers in preschool institutions; research and scientific- pedagogical work in scientific institutions.

The department in charge of student graduation – department of preschool education and technology.

Form of education: full-time, part-time, part-time (based on secondary specialized education).

Major 1- 01 02 01 Primary Education
Qualification – teacher.

Sphere of activity:  teaching in primary school; methodic and inspector work in public education authorities; research and scientific- pedagogical work in scientific institutions.

The department in charge of student graduation – department of pedagogy.

Form of education: full-time, part-time (based on based on secondary specialized education).

Major 1-03 04 01 Social Pedagogy
Qualification – social pedagogue.

Objects of professional activity:

general secondary schools, gymnasiums, lyceums, institutions of psychological profile, social services, rehabilitation centes, departments of social support, social environment authorities, public education authorities.

Types of professional activity:

  • educational;
  • teaching and methodical;
  • research;
  • innovative;
  • informative and educational;
  • managerial.

Sphere of professional activity:

  • solving socio-pedagogical problems in the field of creating an educational environment, as well as rehabilitating, correcting, helping, supporting, protecting and exercising social control over children and youth;
  • coordination of the activities of social institutions to optimize the processes of human interaction and the social environment;
  • methodical and inspector work in social education authorities;
  • research and scientific- pedagogical work in scientific institutions.

The department in charge of student graduation – department of pedagogy.

Form of education: full-time.

Major 1-03 02 01 Physical Training
Qualification – teacher

Objects of professional activity:

  • physical education of pupils and students;
  • physical education of young and adult athletes;
  • physical culture, health work at the place of residence, study, professional activity and leisure;
  • organizational and managerial work in the field of physical education, sports and tourism.

Types of professional activity:

  • educational;
  • scientific and methodological;
  • pedagogical;
  • sports and training;
  • organizational;
  • project and analytical;
  • research;
  • physical culture, health;
  • corrective.

The department in charge of student graduation – department of psychology and physical education.

Form of education: full-time.

Major 1-88 02 01 Sports and Educational Activities (majors in)
Direction of the major – 1-88 02 01-02 Sports and Educational Activities (Sport Management)

Qualification – manager in sports. Teacher of physical education.

Objects of professional activity:

  • physical education of pupils and students;
  • physical education of young and adult athletes;
  • physical culture, health work at the place of residence, study, professional activity and leisure;
  • organizational and managerial work in the field of physical education, sports and tourism.

Types of professional activity:

  • educational;
  • organizational;
  • research;
  • sports and training;
  • physical culture, health;
  • marketing;
  • entrepreneurial.

Spheres of professional activity:

  • solving socio-pedagogical problems in the field of creating an educational environment, as well as rehabilitating, correcting, helping, supporting, protecting and exercising social control over children and youth;
  • coordination of the activities of social institutions to optimize the processes of human interaction and the social environment;
  • methodical and inspector work in social education authorities;
  • research and scientific- pedagogical work in scientific institutions.

The department in charge of student graduation – department of psychology and physical education.

Form of education: full-time.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Address:
62 Parkavaja St, 225401 Baranavičy, Bresckaja Voblasć, Republic of Belarus
Dean:
Inna Novizhilova
Tel.:
+375 163 40 62 00
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