Peculiarities of Professional Training of Educational Managers in Conditions of Transformation Processes


  • Nataliia Prykhodkina State Institution of Higher Education «University of Educational Management» of National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine
  • Hanna Tymoshko Taras Shevchenko National University "Chernihiv Collegium"
  • Olena Sholokh Taras Shevchenko National University "Chernihiv Collegium"
  • Tetiana Makhynia State Institution of Higher Education «University of Educational Management» of National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine
  • Svitlana Koroliuk Poltava Regional In-service Educator Training Institute
  • Svitlana Genkal Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A.S. Makarenko



Educational management, education manager, professionally important qualities, education management, professional competence


The article is devoted to the study of theoretical aspects of professional training of educational managers within the requirements of modern transformational society. In the conditions of the prevailing postmodernism new requirements to the manager of education as the specialist and as the person are allocated, according to what the emphasis on the influence of such processes as globalization, informatization, and innovative development on the preparation of modern experts in management is made. Changes in the educational paradigm indicate the need for a specialist with universal abilities, able to quickly adapt to new socio-economic and social changes and effectively perform their professional duties. The analysis of the newest tendencies in pedagogical education proves the growth of requirements to professionally significant qualities of the head of a modern educational institution. Based on a thorough analysis, the features of professional competence of education managers, their professionally important and personal qualities that determine their professional activity are determined. Among the main professionally significant qualities of an education manager are such as strategic thinking, readiness for self-development, ability to make operational decisions, special and general abilities, positive motivation of professional activity, cross-cultural competence, emotional intelligence and cognitive empathy, effective time management. It is established that the effectiveness of management activities of a modern education manager is determined by his ability to properly assess the business environment, set complex but achievable goals, organize staff for their implementation.


Adu-Oppong, A. (2014). Time Management and Administrative Effectiveness: Lessons for Educational Administrators. Global Research Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 3(4), 76-82.

Akinfolarin Akinvale, V. (2017). Time Management Strategies as a Panacea for Principals’ Administrative Effectiveness in Secondary Schools in Enugu State. Nigeria Journal for Studies in Management and Planning, 3(9), 22-32.

Ali, I., & Mohamed, M. (2017). Educational Management, Educational Administration and Educational Leadership. Definitions and General concepts, 3(12), 326-329.

Atamanchuk, Y. (2018). Vplyv informatsiinykh tekhnolohii na iakist' upravlins'koi diial'nosti kerivnyka zakladu osvity [Influence of information technologies on the quality of management activities of the head of an educational institution]. Bulletin of Cherkasy University, 5, 18-24.

Atroshchenko, Т., Kachur, B., & Kachur, M. (2018). Formuvannia cros-kul'turnoi kompetentnosti maibutnikh kerivnykiv zakladiv osvity [Formation of cross-cultural competence of future heads of educational institutions]. Bulletin of Cherkasy University, 3, 7-12.

Bekh, V., Vashkevych, V., Kravchenko, A., Yaroshenko, A., Akopian, V., & Antonenko, T. (2021). Education as a way of human existence in a postmodern society. Postmodern Openings, 12(3), 01-14.

Bozbayindir, F. (2019). The relationship between the time management skills and cyberloafing behavior of school administration: A quantitative analysis. Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 14(3), 178-199.

Chan, A., & Dixon, C. (2012). Post-modern perspectives of organisational learning. International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, 9(1-2), 137-150.

Connolly, M., James C., Fertig, M. (2019). The difference between educational management and educational leadership and the importance of educational responsibility. Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 47(4), 504-519.

Eremenko, O. (2020). Suchasnyi stan nadanniaosvitnikh posluh maibutnim mahistram upravlinnia osvitnim zakladom [The current state of providing educational services to future masters of management of educational institutions]. Scientific Bulletin of the Ushinsky K. South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University, 2(131), 179-187.

Esi, M. C., & Posteuca, N. L. (2014). Postmodern educational methodology and pragmatic strategies used within learning process. Postmodern Openings, 5(1), 53-61.

Filho, W. L., Raath, S., Lazzarini, B., Vargas, V. R., Souza, L. De, Anholon, R., Quelhas, O. L. G., Haddad, R., Klavins, M., Orlovic, V. L. (2018). The role of transformation in learning and education for sustainability. Journal of Cleaner Production, 199, 286-295.

Hevko, I. (2018). Informatization of education as a means of increasing the effectiveness of the educational process. Journal of Education, Health and Sport, 8(6), 314-323.

Iny, E. (2021). The commodification of humanism: methods, marketing, and morals of a postmodern shift in the philosophy of medicine. MJM, 19(1), 1-7.

Kalashnikova, S. (2011). Modernizaciia program pidhotovky kerivnykiv navchalnykh zakladiv na osnovi kontseptual'nykh zasad profesiinoi pidhotovky upravlintsiv-lideriv [Modernization of training programs for heads of educational institutions on the basis of conceptual principles of professional training of managers-leaders]. Educational discourse, 1, 143-167.

Keough, T., & Tobin, B. (2001). Postmodern leadership and the policy lexicon: From theory, proxy to practice. Proceedings of the Pan-Canadian Education Research Agenda Symposium, Quebec, May 22-23.

Kokhanovskaya, I.I., Naumov, E.E., & Fatykhova, A.L. (2018). Voprosyi upravleniya obrazovaniem v sovremennyih usloviyah [Issues of education management in modern conditions]. UPRAVLENIE, 6(3), 11-16.

Kravchenko, H. (2021). Zabezpechennia iakosti pidhotovky mahistriv za osvitnioiu prohramoiu “Upravlinnia navchal'nymy zakladamy” [Ensuring the quality of training of masters in the educational program "Management of educational institutions"]. Trends in quality assurance of education: materials of the International scientific-practical conference. (pp. 148 – 151). Dnipro: International Humanitarian Research Center.

Lavrentyeva, O. (2013). Napriamy I pidkhody do orhanizatsii metodolohichnoi pidhotovky menedzhera osvity [Directions and approaches to the organization of methodical training of the education manager]. Electronic scientific professional publication “People's Education”, 2, 1-9.

Lista, A.P., Tortorella, G.L., Bouzon, M., Thürer, M., & Jurburg, D. (2022), "Soft and hard skills development in lean management trainings", International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print.

Lynch, R., Asavisanu, P., Rungrojngarmcharoen, K., & Ye, Y. (2020) Educational Management. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education.

Marchuk, V., Hladiy, V., Holubiak, N., Dudkevych, V., & Melnychuk, V. (2021). The development of a system of local self-government in the countries of the Visegrad group in the conditions of postmodern society. Postmodern Openings, 12(2), 233-245.

Moldazhanova, A., Toleubekova, R., Zhumataeva, E. & Sarzhanova, G. (2018). Qualities of a modern manager in the education system: A study among the teaching and administrative staff of Universities in the Republik of Kasakhstan. Revista ESPACIOS, 39(05), 17.

Naparan, G., & Tulod, R. (2021). Time Management Strategies of School Administrators Towards Effective Administration: A Phenomenological Study. The New Educational Review, 63, 59-68.

Nerubasska, A., & Maksymchuk, B. (2020). The Demarkation of Creativity, Talent and Genius in Humans: a Systemic Aspect. Postmodern Openings, 11(2), 240-255.

Nerubasska, A., Palshkov, K., & Maksymchuk, B. (2020). A Systemic Philosophical Analysis of the Contemporary Society and the Human: New Potential. Postmodern Openings, 11(4), 275-292.

Obliopas, R. (2020). Cognitive Empathy and Leadership Performance of Middle Level Educational Managers in a State University. Indian journal of science and technology 13, 576-586.

Poleshchuk, L. (2021) Formation of professionally significant qualities of future educational managers: competence aspect. Psychology, 31(1), 144-148.

Prymakova, V., Krasnoboka, T., Finin, H., Dobrovolska, V., Khrypun, D., & Udovychenko, I. (2021). Distance learning and globalization processes in the postmodern world. Postmodern Openings, 12(2), 259-273.

Rakšnys, A., Valickas, A., & Valickiene, R. P. (2015). Transformation of career concept and its effect on career management in organizations. Human Resources Management & Ergonomics, 9, 117-128.

Urdaneta de Rincon, D., Nava-Reyes, N., Yedra-Granadillo, F., Garces-Pacheco, M., Valles de Rojas, M., y Valle-Giraldoth, D. (2018). Profile of the director as the person responsible for educational supervision. Revista Panorama, 12(23), 56-80.

Vahovskyi, L. (2015). Postmodernizm I suchasna osvita [Postmodernism and modern education]. Scientific works of the Jan Dlugosz Academy in Czestochowa, XXIV, 15–23.

Wheatley, L. B. (2021). The impact of postmodernism on 21st century higher education. (Publication No. 50). [MA thesis, Hollins University].

Zadorozhna-Knyagnitska, L. (2020) Building the individual educational trajectory of masterstudents – future education managers through professional training. Innovate Pedagogy, 1(20), 125-129.




How to Cite

Prykhodkina, N., Tymoshko, H., Sholokh, O., Makhynia, T., Koroliuk, S., & Genkal, S. (2022). Peculiarities of Professional Training of Educational Managers in Conditions of Transformation Processes. Postmodern Openings, 13(2), 254-272.



Theoretical articles

Publish your work at the Scientific Publishing House LUMEN

It easy with us: publish now your work, novel, research, proceeding at Lumen Scientific Publishing House

Send your manuscript right now