Research Activities of Students as a Way to Prepare Them for Social Work: Adopting Foreign Experience in Ukraine


  • Oksana Povidaichyk Uzhhorod National University
  • Olena Vynogradova Municipal Establishment "Kharkiv Humanitarian-Pedagogical Academy" of the Kharkiv Regional Council
  • Tetiana Pavlyuk Vinnytsia Institute of Trade and Economics of Kiev National University of Trade and Economics
  • Olha Hrabchak Khmelnitsky National University
  • Iryna Savelchuk National Pedagogical Dragomanov University, Kyiv, Ukraine; National Aviation University
  • Iryna Demchenko National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine



research and development, social workers, effective technologies, educational process, student mobility, forms and methods of training


The article outlines some drawbacks of research training for social workers in Ukraine. To improve it, one should consider the main characteristics of such training in West European countries, given that they are exemplary in terms of social security. With the help of differential and comparative-typological analysis, the article singles out methodical aspects which social work training in Ukraine lacks and, therefore, suggests relevant recommendations for enhancing research activities of future social workers. Besides, it proves that the reforming of research training implies diversifying forms of research activities, as well as bringing them together with industrial placements and educational autonomy of students. At the same time, research activities should be a cross-cutting component in the context of applying interactive, information and project-based methods of teaching and learning. The international relevance of the article lies in identifying areas of research and related activities in the leading European countries. This can be a starting point for improving education systems in the post-Soviet countries in which there is a pronounced divergence between instructional, theoretical and research activities within social work training.


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How to Cite

Povidaichyk, O., Vynogradova, O., Pavlyuk, T., Hrabchak, O., Savelchuk, I., & Demchenko, I. (2022). Research Activities of Students as a Way to Prepare Them for Social Work: Adopting Foreign Experience in Ukraine. Revista Romaneasca Pentru Educatie Multidimensionala, 14(1Sup1), 312-327.

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