Oliiar Mariia

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, Professor of the Department of Primary Education


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In 1979, she graduated with honors from the Faculty of Philology of the Ivano-Frankivsk State Pedagogical Institute named after Vasyl Stefanyk. She worked as a teacher in kindergarten No. 1 in Ivano-Frankivsk, a teacher at Ivano-Frankivsk Secondary School No. 1, and in 1988 began teaching at the university.

In 1993, defended her candidate’s thesis on the topic “Primary students’ educational and cognitive culture” (on the material of the Ukrainian language) Specialty 13.00.02 – teaching methods (the Ukrainian language). In 1994, was awarded the academic title of Associate Professor.

In 2016, defended her doctoral dissertation on the topic “Theoretical and methodological foundations of the formation of communicative and strategic competence of future primary school teachers” Specialty 13.00.02 – theory and teaching methods (the Ukrainian language), 13.00.04 – theory and methods of professional education. In 2020, the title of Professor was awarded.

From 2017 to 2022, M.P. Oliiar headed the Department of Pedagogy of Primary Education of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University. She is a member of the Academic Council of the Pedagogical Faculty. She got extensive practical experience in the field of professional training of future primary school teachers, in the development of curricula, educational and professional programs in the field of knowledge 01 Education/Pedagogy Specialty 013 Primary Education.

M.P. Oliiar is the author of more than 160 scientific works on the problems of personality formation of primary school students and professional training of future teachers, published in specialized domestic and foreign publications. She is the head of the research topic “Personality development of a primary school student in the conditions of a mountain environment” (state registration number 0113 U 005200) of the international project “Mountain School. State. Problems. Perspectives of development”, a member of the editorial board of scientific publications “Mountain School of the Ukrainian Carpathians”, “Educational Horizons”, scientific editor of a series of collective monographs and scientific-methodical manuals on current problems of primary education and professional development of teachers.

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  1. Bilavych H., Kondur O., Bahriy M., Oliyar M., Savchuk B., Fedchyshyn N., Humenuk I., Pantiuk M., Petrenko O. Reading as a Cultural Practice of Modern Students. International Journal of Applied Exercise Physiology. 2020. Vol.9 No.8. PP. 131-144.
  2. Bilavych H., Fedchyshyn N., Pantyuk T., Oliyar M., Vlasii O., Savchuk В., Bilavych І. and Humeniuk І. (2020). Creating Ecological Language Space for the Youngest Computer Users. International Journal of Applied Exercise Physiology. 2020. Vol. 9. No.4. P. 90-99.
  3. Maryna Netreba, Valentyna Bilyk, Mariia Oliiar, Khrystyna Martsikhiv, Lesia Stoliarchuk. Educational Issues in the Development of Postmodernism: a Retrospective Review and Current Trends. Postmodern Openings. Volume 11, Issue 2 Supl.1, 2020. Pp. 288-300.
  4. Mykola Pichkur, Mariia Oliiar, Iryna Rozman, Oksana Petrenko, Irina Demchenko, Liliya Ryabovol. Explenation of Paradigm Methodology of Specialists in Higher Education System. Vocational Training Revista Romaneasca pentru Educatie Multidimensionala.Vol 12, No 1 Sup1, 2020. Pp. 267-292.
  5. Mariia Oliiar, Larysa Slyvka, Roman Tyagur. Monitoring of training of future teachers of health care activities in school. Journal of Physical Education and Sport. Vol.20 (2), Art 117, 2020. Рp. 822 – 828.
  6. Mariia Oliiar, Marianna Havryliuk, Tetiana Antonenko, Yulia Lopatenko, Iryna Tymofieieva. Improving Educational Policy in the Context of Improving the Organizational Structure of Physical Education Lessons in Schools. Revista Romaneasca pentru Educatie Multidimensionala. 12, No. 3, 2020. Pp. 329-340. https://lumenpublishing.com/journals/index.php/rrem/article/view/2992/2554
  7. Prof. Dr. Mariia Oliiar, Prof. Dr. Nataliia Blahun, Prof. Dr. Halyna Bilavych, Prof. Dr. Nataliia Bakhmat, Prof. Dr. Tetyana Pantyuk. The Technology оf Development оf Communicative Culture оf Elementary School Teachers. Pedagogy, Number 5/2022, Volume 94. https://doi.org/10.53656/ped2022-5.04


  1. Oliiar M. Formation of communicative and strategic competence of future teachers of the mountain primary school. Mountain school: modern challenges and prospects for development: a monograph / Scientifically edited by Oliiar M.P. Ivano-Frankivsk, 2017. P. 39-56.
  2. Oliiar M.P. Formation of communicative competence of mountain elementary school students as a factor in their socialization. Mountain school in conditions of reforming the education system: competence vector. Monograph / Scientifically edited by Oliiar M.P. Ivano-Frankivsk, 2018. P. 10-26.
  3. Oliiar M.P. Psychological and pedagogical factors of formation of communication skills of primary school students. The formation of the linguistic personality of a junior schoolboy: Collective monograph / Scientific editorship of Kotyk T.M. Ivano-Frankivsk: NAIR, 2019. P. 41-54.
  4. Oliiar M.P. Psychological and pedagogical principles of training future teachers for the design of modern educational technologies. Implementation of an innovative educational paradigm in mountain schools of the Ukrainian Carpathians / Scientific editorship Oliiar M.P.; V. Stefanyk PNU. Ivano-Frankivsk: V. P. Suprun, 2019. – P. 39-54.
  5. Oliiar M.P. Quality of education and quality of teacher training. The new Ukrainian school in the mountainous region of Ukraine: theory, practice, experience: a monograph / edited by Oliiar M.P.
  6. Stefanyk PNU. Ivano-Frankivsk: Suprun V.P., 2020. P. 6-16.
  7. Oliiar M.P. Interaction of teachers in the education of children with special educational needs in the system of preschool and primary education. Consistency in reforming the education system in the mountainous region of Ukraine [collective monograph] / edited by Oliiar M.P.; V. Stefanyk PNU. Ivano-Frankivsk: Suprun V.P., 2021. P. 61-70.
  8. Mariia Oliiar. Formation of Future Teachers’ Communicative Competence in the Process of Educational and Research Activities. Current problems of harmonization of personality development in the modern educational space: collective monograph. Opole. 2021. pp. 207-218.
  9. Oliiar M.P. Digital transformation of higher education in Ukraine: opportunities, challenges, prospects Regional aspect of professional training of future primary school teachers” / edited by M.P. Oliiar; V. Stefanyk PNU. Ivano-Frankivsk: V.P. Suprun, 2022. P. 172-195.


  1. Oliiar M.P. Dialogic learning technology as a means of implementing a communicative approach in primary school. Scientific Bulletin of Mykolaiv National University named after V.O. Sukhomlynskyi. Pedagogical sciences. No. 2 (61), May 2018. P. 200-205.
  2. Oliiar Mariia, Kopchak Liliya. Diagnostics of the professional readiness of future teachers for the humanization of the educational environment in primary school. Mountain School of the Ukrainian Carpathians. 2018. No. 18. P. 108-113.
  3. Oliiar Mariia. Theoretical and methodological principles of technologies for the formation of communicative culture of future teachers. Mountain School of the Ukrainian Carpathians. 2019. No. 21. P. 72-77.
  4. Mariia Oliiar. Methodological principles of forming the creative personality of a primary school student. Educational horizons. 2019. Volume 49, No. 2. P. 31-35.
  5. Goretska O.P., Oliiar M.P. Formation of critical thinking of future primary school teachers in the process of professional training. Ukrainian Carpathian Mountain School. 2020. No. 23. C. 101-105.
  6. Mariia Oliiar, Kateryna Fomin. Implementation of Transdisciplinary Approach in the Process of Formation of Future Primary School Teachers’ Communicative-Strategic Competence. Journal of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, 8(1) (2021). P.182-192.
  7. Mariia Oliiar. Methodology of text-based language learning: modern approaches. Educational horizons. 2021. No. 1 (52). P. 69-73.
  8. Yuriy Moskalenko, Oliiar Mariia. Development of emotional intelligence of future primary school teachers. Mountain School of the Ukrainian Carpathians. 2021. No. 24. P. 89-94.
  9. Bilavych G., Oliiar M., Piddubrivna I. Development of the national-linguistic personality of a primary school student in the context of the newest stage of development of Ukrainian education. Youth and the market. 2021. P. 41-46.
  10. Mariia Oliiar. Development of critical thinking of junior high school students in the process of studying language and literature subjects. Educational horizons. 2022. Vol. 54. No. 1. 114-118.
  11. Mariia Oliiar, Kateryna Fomin. Blended learning as a means of forming the professionalism of future primary school teachers. Mountain School of the Ukrainian Carpathians, 2022. No. 26. P. 90-94.
  12. Oliiar Mariia. Valuable qualities of the teacher as a basis for the formation of axiological competence of younger schoolchildren. “Image of a modern teacher” No. 3 (204), 2022. P. 43-47.
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Oliiar M.P. works on the problems of the development of future primary school teachers’ communicative competence, future teachers’ communicative personality, and value orientations, as well as the development of the primary school students’ communicative skills, the educational and cognitive culture of primary school students. Head of the student research group “Formation of communicative competence of primary school students”.

The educational activity provides teaching of educational disciplines: “Actual problems of modernization of primary education”, “Communicative Pedagogy”, “Basics of communicative activity of future primary school teachers”, “Basics of Pedagogy”, “Didactics”, “Theory and methods of education”, “Pedagogical skills, “Pedagogical Management” and others.

As a scientist and educator, M.P. Oiiar cooperates actively with the pedagogical community of Ukraine and abroad, is a participant, organizer, and co-organizer of a number of international and all-Ukrainian conferences, scientific and methodical seminars on the development of primary professional and pedagogical education.

For her active work in the training of teaching staff for educational institutions in Ukraine, she was awarded several times with diplomas from the university administration of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration, the Department of Education, Science, Family, Youth and Sports of the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration.

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E-mail: maria.oliyar@pnu.edu.ua

Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University