Benjamin Kutsyuruba

Kutsyuruba_BenBenjamin Kutsyuruba, B.A., Specialist Diploma (Chernivtsi), M.Ed. (Saskatchewan), Ph.D. (Saskatchewan)

Associate Professor of Educational Policy and Leadership, and School Law, Associate Director, Social Program Evaluation Group.

Research Interests are educational leadership, educational policy, mentorship, trust, moral agency, ethical decision making in education,
organizational/school culture and climate,  educational change and reforms, legal issues in education, international education

Background:
Throughout his career, Benjamin has worked as a teacher, researcher, manager, and professor in the field of education in Ukraine and Canada.

Books:

Kutsyuruba, B. (2008). Teachers’ work in times of uncertainty: Post-Soviet change and teacher collaboration. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag.

Book Chapters:

Kutsyuruba, B. (2014). Bologna process and teacher education reforms in Eastern Europe: Exploring the changing policy terrain in Ukraine. In R. Bruno-Jofre, and J. S. Johnston (Eds.), Teacher education in a transnational world (pp. 291-306). Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.

Papers in Refereed Journals:

Kutsyuruba, B., & Kovalchuk, S. (2015). Stated or actual change in policy terrain? Review of the literature on the Bologna Process implementation within the context of teacher education in Ukraine. Journal of Ukrainian Politics and Society, 1(1), 33-57.

Kutsyuruba, B. (2013). Teacher collaboration in times of uncertainty and societal change: The case study of post-Soviet Ukraine. European Education, 45(1), 25-49. DOI:10.2753/EUE1056-4934450102

Kutsyuruba, B. (2011). Potential for teacher collaboration in post-Soviet Ukraine. International Journal of Educational Development, 31(5), 541-551. DOI:10.1016/j.ijedudev.2010.12.006

Kutsyuruba, B. (2011). Teacher collaboration, mentorship, and intergenerational gap in post-Soviet Ukrainian schools. International Journal of Educational Reform, 20(3), 226-255.
Kutsyuruba, B. (2011). Education in the period of post-Soviet transition in Ukraine. Demokratizatsiya: Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, 19(3), 287-309.

Select Conference Presentations:

Kutsyuruba, B., & Kovalchuk, S. (2013, March). Teacher education and Bologna process in Ukraine: Exploring and problematizing educational transformations. Paper presented at the Comparative and International Education, New Orleans, LA.

Kutsyuruba, B. (2012, April). Teacher collaboration in times of uncertainty and societal change: The case of post-Soviet Ukraine. Paper presented at the Comparative and International Education Society (Eurasia SIG 2012 – Ukraine Panel), San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Kovalchuk, S., Kutsyuruba, B., Niyozov, S., Oleksiyenko, A., Shamatov, D., Shaw, M., & Silova, I. (2012, April). Comparison of convergences and divergences of post-Soviet educational transformations: Issues, impacts, and implication. Roundtable discussion at the Comparative and International Education Society (Eurasia SIG), San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Kutsyuruba, B. (2011, July). Education in the period of post-Soviet transition in Ukraine. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Education, Economy and Society, Paris, France.

Kutsyuruba, B. (2010, June). Teacher collaboration, mentorship, and intergenerational gap in post-Soviet Ukrainian schools. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC.

Kutsyuruba, B. (2009, May). Teacher collaboration in times of uncertainty and radical societal change: Post-Soviet context. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Ottawa, ON. (winner of CSSE New Scholar Fellowship as the best single-authored paper presented by a new scholar (assistant professor in education in Canada))

 

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