May 5-6, Olena Budnyk, Director of the Center for Innovative Educational Technologies “PNU Ecosystem”, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Primary Education Pedagogy, met with educators of the Department of School Pedagogy and Academic Didactics (the Institute of Pedagogy of the Jagiellonian University) (Head – Doctor habilitated, Prof. Anna Sajdak-Burska) who have been actively supporting Ukrainians and volunteering since the beginning of the Russian military invasion of Ukraine
During informal meetings with the Polish colleagues, Olena Budnyk spoke about the real challenges facing teachers and students of the Faculty of Pedagogy today during the war. The issues of conducting joint research, scientific webinars, internships, publications, etc. on the basis of the Center for Innovative Educational Technologies “PNU Ecosystem” in accordance with the cooperation agreement were discussed. Thanks to the agreement on scientific and cultural cooperation with the Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Republic of Poland), signed by the Rector Prof. Igor Tsependa, educators of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, got an excellent opportunity to establish international scientific contacts, professional development, and scientific mobility.
The Polish colleagues expressed support to Ukrainian educators having to work in war conditions. We hope that the good traditions of pedagogical cooperation will continue and have a fruitful perspective.