Biography

Updated: 12/14/2020

 

Biography

I was born on the 28th of March, 1957 in Kherson. In 1974 I finished secondary school № 20. From 1974 I studied at Kherson State Pedagogical Institute, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics; I got a Degree of Specialist - Teacher of Mathematics. In September 1987 I began my professional career as a schoolmaster of Kherson secondary boarding-school № 2; beginning with December 1978 I worked as an instructor of Chair of Mathematical Analysis at Kherson State Pedagogical Institute. In November 1982 I was admitted a post graduate student of Research Institute of Mathematics, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (Kiev, Ukraine). In September 1985 I was awarded academic degree of Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. In 1985 I became an instructor of Chair of Mathematical Analysis of Kherson State Pedagogical Institute. In April 1986 I was promoted to senior instructor of Kherson State Pedagogical Institute and in September 1987 Assistant Professor of Kherson State Pedagogical Institute. In November 1990 I was a director of South – Ukrainian regional training and methodical center “Pilot Schools”. In 1996 I was appointed a Vice-Rector of Kherson State Pedagogical Institute and a Head of Chair of Computer Technologies. From 2002 to 2004 I was a President of Kherson Regional Chess Federation; Candidate Master of USSR in chess; many times chess champion of Kherson. Beginning with 01.07.2003 I was appointed a Vice–Rector on informational technologies, international relations and socioeconomic issues of Kherson State Pedagogical University, in November 2003 - Vice–Rector on informational technologies, international relations and socioeconomic issues of Kherson State University, which was created on the base of Kherson State Pedagogic University; beginning with 02.12.2002 – Head of the Chair of Applied Mathematics and Informational Technologies. 04.03.2004 – Vice – Rector on scientific and pedagogical affairs, informational technologies and international relations. In December 2004 the Research Institute of Informational Technologies of Kherson State University was created under my supervision. In 2004 I defeated Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences degree thesis “Theoretical and Methodic Basis for Future Teachers of Mathematics Training in Higher Mathematics using IT”. Beginning with September 2004 I was appointed an Acting Deputy Head of the Kherson Oblast State Administration, 04.10.2004 - Deputy Head of the Kherson Oblast State Administration. 04.10.2004 – I was awarded the 5th rank of civil servant. 27.10.2004 – Vice-Rector on scientific and pedagogical affairs, informational technologies and international relations of Kherson State University. Since 2011 hold the position of first vice-rector of KSU. According to Presidential Order №578/2006 of the 26 June 2006 I was awarded honorary title “Honored Worker of Education of Ukraine” for considerable personal contribution to state building, promotion of Constitutional rights and liberties, socioeconomic and intellectual development of Ukraine».
My internship in University Administration Support Program provided by International Research and Exchange Board (IREX) and the in-depth study at the higher educational institution of the United States of America influenced my personal professional development and made me bring quite a worthwhile experiment to my home University. 
     My internship was conducted in the period from 16 September to 9 November 2012. 
     My case study, composed at Eastern Washington University (Washington, USA), was, in the first place, aimed at investigating the administrative experience in the context of ICT-use. I tried to find out how do Information and Communications Technologies help in permissions and roles division for effective governing of the university assets (human, financial, tangible, intangible, including know-how, relationship assets etc.). 
     Probation result was writing саse study. (pdf )

Areas of research and creative activities:

  • Instructional IT for Higher Educational Institutions Theory and Practice of application.
  • Informational Technologies for Institutions of Higher Education management.
  • Technologies of Distant Learning.
  • Theory of Groups.

I am the author of 104 scientific publications in algebra, informational technologies, pedagogy, including 2 monographs ( www.ksu.kherson.ua ). The majority of publications deal with the problems of teaching mathematical courses in pedagogical Institutions of Higher Education using computer technologies. I am an academic advisor of program-methodical complex “Linear Algebra Distant Learning”, software environment “Web-Almir” and research and technology project “Development of Methods and Technologies of Flexible Pedagogical Software Environment Projecting”. Co-author of software environment “System of Linear Equations” (Certificate of Authorship № 9524 and Certificate of Recognition ЖА № 0726634); database of pedagogical software in such courses as "English ", "Biology" and "History" for secondary school and recommendations on structure, content and technologies of educational software for these courses. Coordinator of research and technology project “Program-Methodical Complex Term7. Support of Practical Educational Mathematical Activity”.

Coordinator of the following international projects

From November, 27 of 2014 - People's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

Language skills: Ukrainian, Russian, English

Parents: Father - Vladimir Spivakovsky  – a building technician, retired; Mother - Oksana Ivaschenko  – a building technician, retired. Married.

Wife: – Lyubov Pyetukhova  - the Dean of Faculty of Pre-School and Elementary Education at Kherson State University, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Assistant Professor.

Daughter: Eugenia Spivakovska

 

Hobby: chess

All life long I have been living in Kherson, which is my native city.

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