Rusyn Halyna

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


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In 1989, she graduated from Yaroslav Galan Lutsk Pedagogical School, received a specialist diploma with honors in the specialty “Music Education”, and obtained the qualification of a music teacher, and music educator.

In 1994, graduated from Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian University, received a diploma in the specialty “Music”, and qualification of a music teacher.

Worked in preschool educational institutions in Kalush, as a music teacher in elementary school No. 7, Kalush School of Culture, a branch of the Ternopil National Academy, Department “Psychology and Pedagogy”.

During 2003-2006, a researcher at the Institute of Educational Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, in the family upbringing laboratory.

In 2005 started teaching at the university.

In 2006 defended her candidate’s thesis on the topic: “Education of primary school students based on the traditions of the Lemky family”, Specialty 13.00.07 “Theory and Methods of Education”.

In 2009 graduated from the Ternopil National University of Economics. Majored in “ZED Management” and obtained the qualification of manager-economist.

In 2011 was awarded the title of Associate Professor of the Department of Theory and Methods of Primary Education. A member of the editorial board of professional journals: Acta Paedagogica Volynienses. (Pedagogical Sciences, Lutsk), “Scientific Bulletin of Chełm” and “Scientia” (the Polish Republic).

Completed an internship at the University of Rzeszów (Republic of Poland, 2017), State Higher Vocational School (Republic of Poland, 2018). Based on the signed agreements between the Faculty of Pedagogy and the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics State Higher Vocational School in Chelm.

In 2021 completed the international online internship on the topic “Development educational systems in the conditions of modern challenges and transformations” Opole (Republic of Poland), the program provided for the acquisition of foreign teaching experience in university; deepening and expanding knowledge, skills, and application skills of various methods and forms of work with higher education students.

In 2021 defended the doctoral dissertation on the topic “Development of trends of the Ukrainian Ethno pedagogy in Western Ukraine (1772-1939)”. Specialty 13.00.01 – General Pedagogy and History of Pedagogy (Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University).

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Scientific activity: the author of more than 100 scientific publications, including writing methodical, scientific, and educational recommendations, articles,  and textbooks. Participation in scientific and practical conferences; published research in professional and foreign publications. Author of 10 articles published in English in periodicals; co-author of 5 articles in publications included in international scientific databases (Scopus, Web of Science). A participant, organizer, and co-organizer of the series of international and all-Ukrainian conferences, scientific and methodical seminars on the development of primary and vocational education (Poland, Slovakia).

Field of scientific interests: actual problems of professional future teacher training, innovative teaching technologies in the New Ukrainian School, social pedagogical activity in primary school, inclusive education, philosophy of education, strategic management in the field of education, STEAM education, foreign training pedagogical experience in institutions of higher education.

Educational activity: provides teaching of academic disciplines: Introduction to pedagogical specialty”, “General basics of Pedagogy”, “Didactics”, “Theory of education”, “Pedagogical skill”, “Pedagogical technologies in primary school”, “Fundamentals of scientific and pedagogical research”, special elective course. Performs scientific supervision of master’s theses. Head of the student problem group “Pedagogical conditions of the organization of optimal pedagogical process in primary school”.

Organizational activity: Since 2008 has been the coordinator of scientific cooperation of the Faculty of Pedagogy with the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics at the State Academy of Applied Sciences in Chelm (Republic of Poland)

Since 2014, students majoring in “Primary Education” have been taking a passive course in pedagogical practice in secondary schools in the city of Helm.

Based on the cooperation of Polish universities, an annual international conference is organized “Youth and education in the conditions of the challenges of the 21st century” with the publication of the Ukrainian -Polish collection of materials.

Since 2016 the coordinator of scientific cooperation with the Department of Pedagogy of Carpathian State University in Krosno (Republic of Poland).

Awarded diplomas from the university administration of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University” (2008, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2020), and acknowledgments from Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University   (2019).

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Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University