SCHOLA 2019 Engineering pedagogy unites

SCHOLA 2019, 15th International Conference on Engineering Pedagogy, will be held from 3 to 5 December 2019, at the Ukrainian Engineering Pedagogics Academy & Koropovo, Carnaval Resort & Spa, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

This international conference aims to focus on the exchange of relevant trends and research results as well as the presentation of practical experiences in Engineering Pedagogy.

We recommend the flight W62853, 3.12.2019 Vienna 6.00 a.m. -> Kharkiv 9.25 a.m. Airport transfer to the conference venue will be provided for this flight.

For conference participants who want to arrive earlier or stay longer in Kharkov, we recommend:

Kharkov Hotel

Hotel National

Victoria Hotel


keynote speakers

Asoc. Prof. Dr. Olena Iarmosh

Jan Válek, Ph.D.

Asoc. Prof. Dr. Oleksandra Borodiyenko

doc. PaedDr. Mgr. Gabriela Gabrhelová, PhD., DBA, LL.M

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Tetiana Lazarieva

Patronage over the Conference

Olena Kovalenko, Professor, Dr.Ed. on Pedagogy Hab., Rector, Ukrainian Engineering Pedagogics Academy
VR HS-Prof. Mag. Dr. Norbert Kraker, University College of Teacher Education in Lower Austria
doc. Mgr. Gabriela Gabrhelová, PhD., DBA, LL.M, Director, DTI University, Slovakia

Conference Language



SCHOLA 2019 is organized by Ukrainian Engineering Pedagogics Academy, Kharkiv, Ukraine, DTI University in Dubnica nad Váhom, Slovakia, Information Society for education and training, ZSVTS member – The Association of Slovak Scientific and Technological Societies, Slovakia, Institute of Vocational Education and Training of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine under the auspices of the International Society of Engineering Pedagogy – IGIP and other partners.

University College of Teacher Education in Lower Austria
DTI University, Slovakia
International Society for Engineering Pedagogy
Information Society for education and training / Informačná spoločnosť pre výchovu a vzdelávanie (ISVaV), ZSVTS member – The Association of Slovak Scientific and Technological Societies


Institute of Vocational Education and Training of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine
Erasmus+ project “New mechanisms of partnership-based governance and standardization of vocational teacher education in Ukraine/PAGOSTE” (HE 609536-EPP-1-2019-1-DE-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP)
Create Creative Entrepreneurs project Creative Spark Higher Education Enterprise Programme British Council (EV16047Q8P)
e-learnmedia s.r.o.
Dupres Consulting s.r.o.
Estonian Centre for Engineering Pedagogy

Topics of Interest

Teacher Training and Emotional Intelligence

Engineering Pedagogy Education

New Trends in Branch Didactics

Accreditation, Curriculum Development, Quality in Education

Technical Teacher Education, Key Competencies

Networks of Social Sciences in Engineering Education

Information and Communication Technologies in Education

Talent Education

Lifelong Learning

Important Dates

21 Oct 2019 Participant Registration

21 Oct 2019 Submission Deadline for Abstracts

10 Nov 2019 Submission Deadline for Papers

The camera ready contribution send to email: kristofiakova@dti.sk

20 Nov 2019 Notification of Acceptance

03 Dec 2019 Conference Opening


Only English written contributions will be accepted. All paper and submissions are subject to a blind reviewing process. All accepted submissions will be published in the SCHOLA 2019 Proceedings and submitted to Special Issue of Open Online Journal for Research and Education R&E-SOURCE (Austria).

Selected papers will be publish in:

  • Scientific journal Acta Educationis Generalis (Slovakia);
  • Scientific journal Problem of engineer-pedagogical education (Ukraine);
  • International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP).

The editorial board reserves the right not to accept contributions that do not meet the prescribed formal and content criteria.

Conference Fee (EUR)

For all accepted papers, the registration fee needs to be paid before the 22 Nov 2019. Please note that your paper will be removed from proceeding if the registration fee is not received by the deadline. Please note that the paid registration fee cannot be refunded if you cannot participate in the conference.

When paying by bank transfer, use the type of fee: OUR - all bank fees paid by the payer.

The invoice will be issued if your contribution is accepted. If the payer is a university, please, send as (mailto:kristofiakova@dti.sk) the following data: name, surname, title, exact name of the organization, billing address, Business ID, Tax ID, VAT reg. no.



doc. PaedDr. Ing. Roman Hrmo, PhD., MBA, ING-PAED IGIP, Executive Committee Member of International Society of Engineering Pedagogy – IGIP, Vice Rector for Quality and Development, DTI University, Slovakia
Prof. Dr. paed. habil. Hanno Hortsch, IGIP President
Associate professor, Dr.Sc. on Engineering, Oleksandr Kupriyanov, Vice-rector for scientific work Ukrainian Engineering Pedagogics Academy

Scientific Board

Ing. Pavel Andres, Ph.D., ING-PAED IGIP, Czech Republic

Ing. Alexander Bilčík, PhD., ING-PAED IGIP, Slovakia

prof. PhDr. Martin Bílek, Ph.D., Czech Republic

prof. Dr. Nataliia Briukhanova, ING-PAED IGIP, Ukraine

prof. Ing. Pavel Cyrus, CSc., Czech Republic

doc. PhDr. Dana Dobrovská, CSc., Czech Republic

prof. Dipl.-Ing. Franz Erhard, CMC, Austria

doc. PaedDr. Mgr. Gabriela Gabrhelová, PhD., DBA, LL.M, Slovakia

prof. PaedDr. Alena Hašková, CSc., Slovakia

doc. PaedDr. Ing. Peter Jakúbek, PhD., DBA, LL.M, Slovakia

Ing. Jana Jurinová, PhD., Slovakia

Dr. Nataliia Korolova, PhD., ING-PAED IGIP, Ukraine

prof. Dr. Denis Kovalenko, Ukraine

prof. Dr. Elena Kovalenko, Ukraine

prof. Mag. Dr. Norbert Kraker, Austria

Ing. Lucia Krištofiaková, PhD., ING-PAED IGIP, Slovakia

doc. PaedDr. Ing. Daniel Lajčin, PhD., MDA, LL.M, Slovakia

doc. PaedDr. Tomáš Lengyelfalusy, PhD., Slovakia

Dr. Kálmán Liptai, PhD., Hungary

prof. Dr. Yana Malykhina, Ukraine

doc. PaedDr. Juraj Miština, PhD., Slovakia

dr hab. prof. nadzw. Henryk Noga, Poland

prof. Dr. Valentina Radkevych , Ukraine

prof. Dr. Ganna Romanova, Ukraine

Asoc. Prof. Dr. Tiia Rüütmann, Estland

doc. Ing. Čestmír Serafín, Ph.D., Czech Republic

prof. Mag. Dr. Christine Schörg, Austria

prof. Ing. Milan Slavík, CSc., Czech Republic

doc. RNDr. Petr Sládek, CSc., Czech Republic

prof. Mag. Christian Spreitzer, Austria

prof. Dr. Lyudmila Stefan, ING-PAED IGIP, Ukraine

Ing. Petr Svoboda, Ph.D., ING-PAED IGIP, Czech Republic

Dr. habil. Ing. István Szőköl, PhD., Slovakia

prof. Ing. Rudolf Šlosár, PhD., Slovakia

Assoc. Prof. Kevin Taylor, USA

prof. PhDr. Alena Vališová, CSc., Czech Republic


Ing. Lucia Krištofiaková, PhD., ING-PAED IGIP, Slovakia
prof. Dipl.-Ing. Franz Erhard, CMC, Austria
Ing. Tatyana Bondarenko, PhD., ING-PAED IGIP, Ukraine
Dipl. Meng. Roman Nesterenko, Ukraine

Contact Address of the Organizer

Ukrainian Engineering Pedagogics Academy

Universitets’ka str. 16, Kharkiv, 61003, Ukraine



Kharkiv was founded in 1654. It is the administrative centre of historico-geographical region of Ukraine, which is called “Slobozhanshchyna”. Kharkiv is one of the largest cities of Ukraine with a population of about 1.5 million people.

Kharkiv is a city with rich cultural traditions. There are 6 major theatres and numerous museums in the city. Among citizens and guests is being popular a circus, a zoo, a dolphinarium, an aquapark and the best in Ukraine amusement park.

Coming here you will definitely feel sincere and heartwarming greeting, will see the city that impress you with the variety of architectural styles, traditions and ideas.

Kharkiv is considered to be the student capital of Ukraine. The first educational institutions in the city were the Imperial University, opened in 1805, and the Technological Institute founded in 1885.

At present, specialists from 69 universities of various forms of ownership and levels of accreditation are trained in Kharkiv, including 17 universities and 9 academies. Among them is Ukrainian Engineering Pedagogics Academy (UEPA), which is one of the world-famous Ukrainian educational brands.

More than 160 thousand students are enrolled in Kharkiv universities, including about 12 thousand foreign students. In terms of scientific and educational potential, Kharkiv ranks second in Ukraine.

Ukrainian Engineering Pedagogics Academy is a modern specialized educational and scientific center licensed and accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. The academy is widely known outside Ukraine, it is the member of the International Organization of Engineering Pedagogics (IGIP).

The history of the Academy began in 1958, and since it has invariably high level of training of specialists who on the basis of engineering knowledge and deep psychological-pedagogical training receive engineering and pedagogical specialties. It provides the graduates of the Academy with the chance to carry out important social, professional, production and technological activity on ensuring high level of training in the system of professional education: teachers, methodologists, masters of industrial training in professional vocational institutions (vocational schools, colleges, technical training colleges, lyceums and comprehensive schools) and highly skilled engineers for the industrial enterprises.

Today the Academy comprises more than 5 thousand students who study at 5 faculties of the Academy. Departments of the Academy provide training of students on the humanities, fundamental, general engineering and special disciplines.

You will be able to work efficiently, extend own research horizons and have a good rest!


The hotel complex "Britain" is located in a park area in Kharkov. The hotel offers 55 comfortable rooms, restaurant, banquet room, karaoke bar, billiards, conference room, bowling alley, a Turkish bath, and a Finnish sauna.

Hotel and restaurant complex "Britain" is the only, unique place in Kharkov with a wide variety of banquet rooms for hosting any kind of events from show programs, concerts, conferences and trainings to banquets, weddings, children's parties, meetings with friends, a pleasant weekend A romantic date, family outing, or dinner with business partners. Elements of English style in the interior and elegant, drowning in colors, landscape design will complement the atmosphere of a pleasant pastime. We guarantee each guest comfort and an individual approach.

In the beautiful kitchen equipped with modern professional restaurant equipment, you will be prepared with the most exquisite European dishes, and for lovers of national traditions we will present with heat from the dishes from a real Russian oven, Uzbek tandoor, Georgian barbecue, a unique Spanish hosper oven, live fish from your own aquarium.

The Britannia Hotel has been hosting guests since 2008, and is located in the immediate vicinity of all the central streets of Kharkov on the territory of the Zhuravlevsky Hydropark. Due to its convenient location, our hotel is suitable for both business travel and leisure, and the journey from the hotel to the airport, train station or central bus station takes no more than 30 minutes.

Created By
Pavel Andres