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The National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine (NAES of Ukraine) is a higher branch state scientific institution established by the Decree of the President of Ukraine on March 4, 1992.

President Vasyl Kremen, DoctorHabilitated of Philosophical Sciences, Professor, Academician of the NAS of Ukraine and the NAES of Ukraine.

First Vice President Volodymyr Luhovyi, Doctor Habilitated of Education Sciences, Professor, Academician of the NAES of Ukraine.

Vice President Oleg Topuzov, Doctor Habilitated of Education Sciences, Professor, Corresponding member of the NAES of Ukraine.

Main directions of activity: theoretical and methodical maintenance of the development of the national education system; state standards and education quality assessment; textbooks creation; providing informationand communication technologies into educational process; research of psychology problems, age physiology and defectology; scientific support of human-centred lifelong education; upbringing; media education.


General Pedagogy and Philosophy of Education Department Academician-secretary Svitlana Sysoieva, DoctorHabilitated of Education Sciences, Professor, Academician of the NAES of Ukraine.

Psychology, Age Physiology and Defectology  Department cademician-secretary Sergiy Maksymenko, DoctorHabilitated of Psychological Sciences, Professor, Academician of the NAES of Ukraine.

General Secondary Education Department Academician-secretary Oleksandr Liashenko, DoctorHabilitated of Education Sciences, Professor, Academician of the NAES of Ukraine.

Professional and Adult Education Department Academician-secretary Nellia Nychkalo, DoctorHabilitated of Education Sciences, Professor, Academician of the NAES of Ukraine.

Higher Education Department Academician-secretary Petro Saukh, DoctorHabilitated of Philosophical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding member of the NAES of Ukraine.


Institute of Pedagogy carries out theoretical and methodical support of functioning and development of primary, basic and profile education in Ukraine.

Contacts: web: www.undip.org.ua ; e-mail: nauk_org_undip@ukr.net.

G.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology carries out research on the main problems of psychological science, mental development of personality and psychological support of educational process at all its levels.

Contacts: web:www.inpsy.naps.gov.ua ; e-mail: kostiukpsyinst@ukr.net.

Ivan Ziazun Institute of Pedagogical and Adult Education
researches the problems of teacher professional training and adult education.

Contacts: web:www.ipood.com.ua; e-mail: ipood2008@ukr.net .

Institute of Problems on Education carries outproblems of humanization of education, modernization of the content and technologies of family, preschool, physical, labour, moral, patriotic, ecological and aesthetic upbringing of children and students.

Contacts: web: www.ipv.org.ua ; e-mail: ipv@ipv.org.ua.

Mykola Yarmachenko Institute of Special Pedagogy and Psychology researches the problems of special pedagogy and special psychology, in particular education and upbringing of children with special educational needs, including the disabled persons.

Contacts: web: www.ispukr.org.ua; e-mail:ispukr@ukr.net.

Institute of Social and Political Psychology researches psychological patterns and trends of social life that are significant in particular for the formation and implementation of strategic directions of education development.

Contacts: web: www. ispp.org.ua ;e-mail:info@ispp.org.ua.

Institute of Higher Education carries out research on topical methodological, theoretical and practical problems of higher education development and provides expert support for integration of the national academic community into the European Higher Education Area and the European Research Area.

Contacts: web: www.ihed.org.ua; e-mail: ihed@ukr.net.

Institute of Information Technologies and Learning Tools carries out research on topical theoretical and methodological and scientific and methodical problems of development, implementation and application of software and technical means of learning as well as information and communication technologies in education.

Contacts: web: iitlt.gov.ua. e-mail: iitlt@iitlt.gov.ua.

Institute of Vocational Education and Training carries out fundamental and applied research on topical theoretical and methodical problems of pedagogy and psychology of vocational education and professional pre-higher education.

Contacts: web: www.ipto.kiev.ua; e-mail:ipto_info@ukr.net

Institute of Gifted Child is specializing in implementation of scientific and methodical maintenance of the state system of finding out, development and support of gifted children and students in Ukraine.

Contacts: web: www.iod.gov.ua ; -mail: iod@iod.gov.ua.

State Higher Educational Institution University of Educational Management

carries out innovative educational activities at different levels of higher education and is a leading scientific and methodical centre in the field of postgraduate pedagogical education in Ukraine.

Contacts: web: www. umo.edu.ua ; e-mail: rector@umo.edu.ua.

Ukrainian Scientific and Methodical Centre of Applied Psychology and Social Work carries out applied research on practical psychology and social pedagogy, scientific and methodical maintenance of psychological service activity in education system of Ukraine.

Contacts: web: www.psyua.com.ua ; e-mail: UCAP@ukr.net.

V.O. SukhomlynskyiState Scientific and Pedagogical Library of Ukraine carries out research on sectoral librarianship, history of education, and combines pedagogical and educational libraries for scientific and informational support of professional information needs of Ukrainian educators, at the same time, it is the largest national library of psychological and pedagogical profile.

Contacts: web: www.dnpb.gov.ua; e-mail: dnpb@i.ua

Scientific potential of the NAES of Ukraine: personnel of the NAES of Ukraine members are 78 full members (academicians), 92 corresponding members, 35 foreign members and 18 honorary academicians. The number of scientific, scientific-pedagogical and pedagogical personnel of the subordinate institutions is 1032 persons including 196 D.Sc.(Doc.Hab.) and 525 PhD.

Scientific researches: scientists of subordinate institutions conduct about 100 theoretical and applied scientific researches,   academicians and corresponding members of the NAES of Ukraine carry out more than 150 individual research works,.

Experimental basic institutions: more than 600 pre-school, general secondary, out-of-school, professional (vocational) and higher education institutions.

Scientific events: more than 180 mass scientific and practical events annually.

Publications (editions): more than 2,5 thousand works annually monographs, collections of scientific works, textbooks, manuals, methodical recommendations, dictionaries and reference books, articles, curricula and concepts, etc.

Main periodicals: "Pedagogy and Psychology. Higher education in Ukraine and "Pedagogichna Gazeta". In general, the NAES of Ukraine and its subordinate institutions are founders/cofounders of 54 scientific periodicals in the field of education, pedagogy, psychology, philosophy, and state administration. 24 scientific and methodical periodicals are registered in the International Scientometric databases.

Educational activity: carrying out at the third educational-scientific and scientific levels of higher education. About 300 persons are at postgraduate study, 50 persons at doctoral study. Sixteen specialized scientific councils, operating in ten subordinate institutions take part in the system of attestation of scientific and scientific-pedagogical personnel.

Preparation of higher education candidates at the first (bachelor) and the second (master) educational-scientific levels and annually improvement of qualification (postgraduate education) of 5000 persons are carrying out.

The Interagency Council for the Scientific Research Coordination in the Field of Education, Pedagogy and Psychology at the Presidium of the NAES of Ukraine annually examines about 600 topics of theses for the PhD and D.Sc. scientific degrees.

Contribution to the reformation of education in Ukraine: more than 100 analytic materials, expert assessments and proposals to drafts of  laws and normative and legislative documents, information, analytical, reference and statistic materials for parliamentary hearings and annual state reports are submitting annually. General secondary, vocational, higher education state standards, as well as concepts and programs of education, pedagogy and psychology development in Ukraine are working out.

With the participation of scientists of the Academy are prepared and accepted:the National Standard Classification of Education (2011), the Laws of Ukraine "On Higher Education" (2014), "On Scientific and Scientific and Technical Activity" (2015), "On Education" (2017), On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Combating Bullying, On Professional Higher Education,draft laws of Ukraine On Complete general Secondary Education, On Adult Education, other legislative acts.

Partners in Ukraine: Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, other central executive authorities and local self-government bodies, Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Science and Education, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and national branch academies of sciences of Ukraine, education institutions, public organizations, associations, National Commission of Ukraine for UNESCO, National Erasmus+ Office in Ukraine, the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020.

Foreign Partners: UNESCO, UNICEF in Ukraine, American Councils for International Education, British Council in Ukraine, German Technical Cooperation Society (GTZ), Representative office of the German Adult Education DVV International in Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Committee of Pedagogical Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, academies, education and  scientific institutions of foreign countries.

Membership in Organizations (Expert Activities): American Psychological Association,  Eastern European Mission Foundation, Aspern Foundation, Global Union of Scientists for Peace, World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, the European Academy of Natural Sciences (FRG), European Association of Work  and Organizational Psychology, European Media Management Association, European Association for the Education of Adults, European Council of High Ability, International Council of Psychologists (USA), International Association of Applied Psychology, International Academy of Culture of Safety, Ecology and Health "IACSEH", International Society of Political Psychology, Polish Association of Organizational Psychology, United Nations Office in Ukraine, UNESCO, UNICEF , USAID, etc.

International projects: annual participation in about 50 projects and programs of international organizations and foundations.

NAES of Ukraine in mass media: Publications in newspapers "Golos Ukrainy", "Uriadovyi Kurier", Day, "Dzerkalo tyzhnya. Ukraina, Osvita , Osvita Ukrainy, Pedagogichna Gazeta, Ukraina moloda, Simeyni spravy , official blogs of the Ukrinform sites, social networks Facebook, Linkedin, etc., in  many journals, radio and TV programs, internet-portals.


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