Information on the Journal’s Founders

The founders of the Theory and Practice of Social Systems Management quarterly journal of research and practice are the leading universities of Ukraine, such as the National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute” (NTU “KhPI”); H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University (KhNPU); Ukrainian Engineering and Pedagogical Academy (UEPA). The scientific activities of each of these universities show established traditions both in their organization and  recognition at the national and international levels.

 

NTU “KhPI” is a leading educational and scientific center in the higher education system in Ukraine. Since 2010, NTU “KhPI” has been awarded the status of a research university. The performance of the scientific activities equals  the performance established in the Regulations on the Research University, and some even exceed it. NTU “KhPI” is ranked 5th in UNESCO’s top list of the best  Ukrainian higher institutions, and 2nd in the list of the best Ukrainian techMore than for 15-year history of the edition, the scientific and practical magazine ” Theory and Practice of Social Systems Management: philosophy, psychology, pedagogic, sociology” has gained authority and recognition not only among scientists of Kharkiv and other regions of Ukraine. The magazine has confidence of researchers and holds deserved authority among representatives of scientific community by reason of high quality of the placed publications and their scientific value and the practical importance. Today the scientific and practical magazine is one of the most known editions. Graduate students, doctoral candidates, scientists and researchers not only inform the results of their scientific research data to scientific community of Ukraine and promulgate the scientific articles within the international scientometric database. The scientific and practical magazine ” Theory and Practice of Social Systems Management ” allows showing quickly the results of research of graduate students, young scientists, researchers to results of scientific research and experiments to scientific community. In terms of the education quality level, within the appropriate top list, NTU “KhPI” ranks 3rd, thus confirming not only recognition of the university’s achievements at the national level, but also its crucial role in forming  the labor potential in Ukraine.

KhNPU is one of the leading universities in the formation of the Ukrainian intellectual elite. The quality of educational services provided by KhNPU is  recognized by the society and awarded with numerous national awards, such as the honorary title of “Leader of Modern Education” (for many years of innovative pedagogical activity to modernize education in Ukraine); the gold medal in the nomination “Implementation of new forms of teaching and educational process organization in higher institutions”, and others. In 2015, KhNPU obtained a certificate for a quality management system (ISO 9001:2008, IDT).

UEPA is a modern specialized educational and scientific center whose results are recognized both in Ukraine and far beyond its borders. The Academy maintains numerous international contacts in the field of training of engineering and pedagogical personnel. Affiliated with UEPA, the European Monitoring Committee of the International Organization of Engineering Pedagogy (IGIP) has been established, which enables the Academy to train European teaching staff. As of today, more than 80 scientists from Ukrainian leading technical institutions have already received the title of “European Teaching Engineer”. Graduates from the Academy are traditionally in demand in the labor market, as the level of their professional knowledge and skills, as well as the level of their psychological, pedagogical and legal qualifications is one of the highest among higher  institutions of the relevant field-specific education.

 

History of the Foundation, Development of the Journal and its Status

For more than 15 years of its history, the journal of research and practice “Theory and Practice of Social Systems Management: Philosophy, Psychology, Pedagogy, Sociology” has gained the authority and recognition not only of the scientists from the Kharkiv region, but also in other regions of Ukraine. In view of the high quality of the placed publications and their scientific value and practical relevance, the journal enjoys the confidence of researchers and has deserved authority with representatives of the scientific community. Currently, the journal of research and practice is one of the most known titles on the pages of which doctoral students, postdoctoral students, researchers and practitioners place their publications not only to communicate the results of their own research studies to the Ukrainian scientific community, but also ensure the positioning of published research articles within the international scientometric database. The Theory and Practice of Social Systems Management journal of research and practice enables to acquaint the scientific community in a timely manner with the results of research studies of doctoral students, young researchers, scientists and practitioners, with the results of research studies and experiments.

The Theory and Practice of Social Systems Management quarterly journal of research and practice was founded in 2000. In 2001, the publication was registered by the State Committee for Information Policy, Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine as Theory and Practice of Social Systems Management (registration certificate series КВ, No. 5212 dated June 18, 2001). Since 2002, the journal has been included in the List of Scientific Specialized Publications of Ukraine in which the results of dissertations for the academic degrees of Doctor and Candidate of sciences in the field of philosophical, pedagogical and psychological sciences may be published. In 2013, the journal was included in the periodicals directory of the Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory database (New Jersey, USA). In 2015, the journal was registered by the international scientometric database of RSCI (Russia). In 2016, the publication was updated to the List of printed periodicals included in the List of Scientific Professional Editions of Ukraine (branch: pedagogical sciences) (Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine No. 241 dated March 09, 2016 “On Approval of the Decisions of the Certification Board of the Ministry for the Activities of Specialized Scientific Councils from February 25, 2016”).