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  • Vice-Dean Bachelor’s Degree Programs
  • Professional pedagogy
  • History of vocational education
  • Comparative education
  • Teacher training and qualification

Bachelor Degree

  • Pedagogy
  • Professional pedagogy/education
  • Comparative pedagogy

Master degree

  • Pedagogy
  • Didactic
  • Comparative pedagogy
  • Vocational education - historical aspects and current status;
  • Teacher training and qualification
  • Comparative education
Research students
  • Defended PhD student in 2018, Elena Slavcheva Dimitrova with a dissertation on the topic: "Professional and career guidance of adolescents in non-formal educational environment"
Selected publications
  • Petkova, I., Y. Parvanova, Vl. Gospodinov, M. Ilieva. (2019) Internship through the eyes of students, mentors, and faculty. Yearbook of SU, Book of Pedagogy, Volume 112, pp.5-64
  • Ignatov, G., I. Petkova. (2019) Academic motivation of students in Physical Education and Sport at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. Trakia Journal of Science http://tru.uni-sz.bg/tsj p.709-716
  • Petkova, I. (2019) Teachers` Qualification as a theoretical and practical Problem. Problems of pedagogy. No. 2 (41) https://problemspedagogy.ru/images/PDF/2019/41/Problemy-pedagogiki-2-41.pdf
  • Petkova, I. (2019) Contemporary Challenges to Formal Vocational Education. -B: Sat. 130 Years of University Pedagogy. pp.380-385
  • Merdzhanova, Y., I. Petkova. (2018) Professional pedagogy - in historical traditions and global perspectives. The University of St. Cl. Ohridski ”, 254 p.
  • The Centenary or the oldest vocational high schools in Bulgaria (2017). Compiled by Y. Merdzhanova, I. Petkova, M. Ilieva et al., St. Kliment Ohridski University, S., 284 p.
  • Preparation teacher for Diversity the role of Initial teacher Education (2017) Final Report to DG Education, Youth, Sport and Culture of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, Directorate B - Youth, Education and Erasmus + , Unit B.2 - Schools and Multilingualism Brussels,
  • Issaieva E., Yerly, G., Petkova, I., Marbaise C. & Crahay M. (2016). Conceptions et prises de positions des enseignants face à l’évaluation scolaire dans quatre systèmes éducatifs européens : quel est le reflet des cultures et politiques évaluatives. In P.-F. Coen & Bélair L. (Dirs.) Evaluation et autoévaluation, quels espaces de formation? Bruxelles : De Boeck., p. 1-44
  • Gospodinov, B., R. Peicheva-Forsyth, I. Petkova, B. Mizova, Y. Parvanova. (2016) National study of the system for training of pedagogical personnel in higher education and comparative analysis of the system for supporting qualification and career development in the Republic of Bulgaria, the European Union and other countries. S., 242 p.
  • Dimitrov, Iv., I. Petkova (2015) The Meaningful Orientations and Vitality of Bulgarian Students of Humanities - In: Scientific Journal "Pedagogical Education in Russia", Publisher: Ural State Pedagogical University (Ekaterinburg), № 12, p. 315
  • Petkova, I. (2012) Preparation and Qualification of the Bulgarian Teacher. The University of St. Cl. Ohridski ”, S., 269 pages.

Over 80 papers at international and national conferences and roundtables.

Member of:

• Educational Scientific Laboratory of Experimental and Professional Pedagogy "prof. PhD Peter Noikov "at the Faculty of Pedagogy of Sofia University" St. Kl. Ohridski"

• Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, Section Pedagogy and Psychology

• The editorial board of Journal “Vocational Education“ at the Ministry of Education and Science

• Editorial Board of the International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering and Education (IJCRSEE)

  • French, Russian, English
  • i.petkova@fp.uni-sofia.bg
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