educational process is provided by highly skilled pedagogues. There are 11
doctors of sciences, 17 professors, and 41 assistant professors.
faculty members are:
M. Kulichenko, a
Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, professor, full member of the Russian Academy of
Social Education (RASE), scientific secretary of Tambov regional branch of RASE,
member of the Teaching and Methodological Association of Institutes of Higher
Education in the field of social work, and member of the International
Federation of Social Workers, Chairman of Board of the Tambov regional branch of
the Union of Social Pedagogues and Social Workers of the Russian Federation.
graduation from The Odessa Polytechnic Institute she worked on the thermal power
station in the city of Kotovsk of the Tambov region.
was one of the main developers of the Complex Plan of Social Development of
Small Cities of Russia. From 1980 to 1986 she worked as a chairwoman of the
city’s Executive Committee of Kotovsk (City’s Mayor) and participated in the
direct realization of this plan.
1980 she successfully defended her master's thesis in The Academy of Social
Studies and received a scientific degree of the Candidate of Philosophy.
1987 R.M.Kulichenko has been working in the Tambov State Pedagogical Institute (now
– The Tambov State University named after G.R.Derzhavin) where she occupied
posts of the assistant professor at the Chair of Philosophy, the Pro-Rector on
Educational Work and Additional Pedagogical Professions Training, Head of the
Chair of Social Pedagogy and Social Work, the Dean of the Department of
Sociology and Social Work.
her initiative and direct participation, the system of continuous preparation of
experts in the social sphere has been created in the Tambov region. TSU started
new academic programs to prepare students in specializations of Social
Pedagogue and Social Worker.
1998 she successfully defended her doctoral dissertation on Formation and
Development of the Institute of Social Pedagogues in Russia.
R.M.Kulichenko is the Director of the Institute of Social Work of TSU (simultaneously
being the Head of the Chair of Social Work). She also is the Head of
postgraduate study and doctoral studies on specializations of 13.00.02 – The
Theory and Methodology of Training and Education (social education),
13.00.08 – The Theory and Methodology of Professional Training. She is
the Head of the Dissertational Council (both candidate [master’s] and doctoral
[PhD] level for three specializations of All-Russian Certifying Commission).
is an author widely known in Russia and abroad for her monographs, textbooks,
and research articles, among them:
Microsociety modeling as a basis of the organization of social - pedagogical
work. Textbook. Tambov, 1996;
Social work and preparation of social workers in modern Russia. Textbook.
Tambov, 1997 (Recommended by the Ministry of the General and Professional
Training of the Russian Federation as the textbook for social work students).
The social pedagogue: Professionalization of activity. Monograph. Tambov,
The approach to research of employment of the population of small city. Textbook.
Public organizations in the social space of Russia. Collection of
articles. Part 1. Tambov, 2002.
Initiative forms of participation of private and noncommercial structures in
support of rural educational structures. Collective monograph. Tambov, 2002.
recognition for effective practice-oriented scientific and pedagogical activity,
R.M. Kulichenko was awarded The Order of Sign on Honor, a medal For
Social Service, diplomas and letters of recognition from the Ministry of
Education of the Russian Federation, from the administration of Tambov region,
from the Rector’s Office of the Tambov State University, and from the Board of
the All-Russian Public Organization Union of Social Pedagogues and Social
A. Monastyrsky, Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, professor. Since 1975, he
has been on the faculty at the Tambov State Pedagogical Institute (which was
renamed Tambov State University). From 1983 to 1994 he was the Head of the Chair
of Pedagogy of Elementary Education. From 1995 to October, 1999 he was a
professor of Chair of Social Pedagogy and Social Work, the Head assistant of the
Chair. Since October, 1999 he has been the Head of the Chair of Social Pedagogy.
Since July, 2001 he has also been the Assistant Director on Educational Work of
The Institute of Social Work.
more than twenty five years V.A.Monastyrsky has been conducting research work on
problems of aesthetic education and film-education, the organization of
socio-cultural activity and formation of professional - personal qualities of
social pedagogues and social workers. Results of his research are reflected in
publications in central and a local press (more than fifty in total), including
publications in collected articles of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of
USSR, National Education, TV and Broadcasting, The Bulletin of
the Tambov University, and The Woman in the Russian Society journals,
and the book Film-club "Contact". Not final results: from
experience of socio-cultural work, etc.
V.A.Monastyrsky was elected a Corresponding Member of The Academy of Pedagogical
and Social Sciences. He has been a participant of numerous international,
republican, regional scientific conferences.
1980 on the base of TSPI he founded the film-club "Contact", which
soon achieved city status, and now is the Head of the Tambov regional branch of
the public organization Federation of Film-clubs of Russia. Since its
inception 22 years ago, V.A.Monastyrsky has been its permanent president.
recognition of his achievements in scientific and pedagogical activity,
V.A.Monastyrsky repeatedly has received diplomas and certificates of honor from
the Rector’s Office of TSPI, TSU, and also letters of gratitude from
administration of the Tambov region.
Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, assistant professor.
Graduated in 1974
from the Moscow Energy Institute.
has been working in the Tambov State Pedagogical Institute (now named Tambov
State University) since 1983. She has moved from the position of laboratory
assistant and research assistant up to the Assistant Director on Scientific Work
of the Institute of Social Work of TSU.
1992, as the Assistant Dean on Educational Work of the Department
of Physics and Mathematics,
T.P.Djachek, took an active part in the organization of preparation of students
on a specialization Social pedagogue - organizer of
technical creativity within
the framework of the Department of Additional
the assistant professor of the Department of Social Work of TSU (since 1998),
she teaches courses and carries out workshops The Theory of Social Work, The
Theory and Methodology of Social Work, The Organization and Methodology
of Social Work, The Methodology of Research in Social Work. Tatyana
Dyachek also supervises students’ course works, degree works, and
dissertational researches of post-graduate students.
a regular basis, T.P. Djachek reports the results of her work at international,
All-Russian and regional conferences, at congresses and symposiums. In 2002 she
defended her dissertation on Formation of readiness of the future social
workers to research activity and received a degree of Doctor of Pedagogical
Djachek has more than 80 published works.
Among them 2 monographs, 8 student’s educational and methodological manuals,
more than 50 articles on problems of social pedagogy and social work. She has
received 2 patents for inventions.
the most significant works:
The organization of course preparation of employees of the Centers of the
urgent social help. Educational and
methodological manual. Tambov, 1995.
Research traditions in social work: Foreign
Textbook. Tambov, 2000;
Development of the research approach in volunteers’ activity. Volunteer and a society. The volunteer and authority:
Collected Articles. M.: ÀÑÀDÅÌIÀ, 2000.
Diagnostic methods of research in social work. Textbook. Tambov, 2002.
Preparation of social workers for research activity: Theory and practice. The
monograph. – Tambov, 2002.
the inception of the Tambov regional branch of the Union of Social Pedagogues
and Social Workers in 1994, she has
been an active member and a member of its Board.
active work on the organization of research work of students and the faculty has
been repeatedly encouraged by the letter of thanks and bonuses from the
Rector’s Office of TSPI and TSU. For effective research activity in the field
of studying social problems of the region, T.P.Djachek has received a letter of
thanks from the administration of the Tambov region. She also has received a
diploma from the Board of the all-Russian public organization, Union of
social pedagogues and social workers, as individual recognition of her role
in the development of the social movement of a social orientation.
left to right: V.A.Monastyrsky, Candidate of
Pedagogical Sciences, professor; R.M.Kulichenko,
Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, professor; T.P.Djachek,
Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, assistant professor; N.J.Rybina,
Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences,