Tatjana Koķe

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tatjana-koke-mac-prorektore Tatjana Koķe,
Vice-Rector for Education at Rīga Stradiņš University,
Professor

Education

  • 1994–1996 – University of Latvia (LU), Department of Pedagogy and Psychology, doctoral studies in Pedagogy
  • 1983–1986 – Latvia State University (LVU), Department of Pedagogy and Psychology, postgraduate studies
  • 1973–1978 – Latvia State University, Faculty of Foreign Languages, English Language and Literature
  • 1962–1973 – Riga Secondary School No.50

Additional education

  • 1991 – Stockholm University, Institute of International Education, Sweden
  • 1995, 2004 – University of London, Institute of Education, United Kingdom

Academic degrees

  • 1999 – Habilitated Doctor’s Degree in Pedagogics
  • 1993 – nostrified Doctor’s Degree in Pedagogics (Decision of the Habilitation and Promotion Council of the University of Latvia No.58)
  • 1986 – Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences

Academic titles

  • 2014–present – Professor at Rīga Stradiņš University
  • 2002–present – Professor at the University of Latvia
  • 1999–2002 – Associate Professor, University of Latvia
  • 1997–1999 – Assistant Professor, Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology, LU

Professional experience

  • 2016–present – Rīga Stradiņš University, Professors' Council in Social Sciences, member
  • 2015–present – Rīga Stradiņš University, Senate member
  • 2013–present – Vice-Rector for Education at Rīga Stradiņš University
  • 2010–2013 – Professor, leading researcher at the Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art, University of Latvia
  • 2007–2010 – Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia
  • 2006–2007 – Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Science
  • 2002–2008, 2010–2013 – Head of the Doctoral Study Programme in Pedagogy
  • 1999–2002 – Associate Professor, Head of the Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology, University of Latvia
  • 1999 – State Minister of Higher Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia
  • 1997–1999 – Assistant Professor at the Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology, University of Latvia
  • 1996–1997 – Researcher of the International Group of Scientists, Department of Experimental Pedagogics, Liege University, Belgium
  • 1986–1997 – Senior Lecturer at the Department of Pedagogy and Psychology, University of Latvia
  • 1983–1986 – Doctoral Student, University of Latvia, Department of Education and Psychology

Scientific Work

  • 2014–present – State Research programme Project Nr. 5.2.7. ECOSOC.LV Society Involvement in Social Innovation for Sustainable Development of Latvia, researcher
  • 2013 – European Commission Lifelong Learning Programme ERASMUS IP Virtual Mobility and Learning
  • 2011–2014 – ESF project Support to Education Studies No.2011/0011/1DP/1.2.2.3.2./11/IPIA/VIAA/001 ASEM research Development of professional competences in teachers for working in interdisciplinary, to real- life approximated learning environment by encouraging school children’s entrepreneurship
  • 2012–2014 – ERASMUS IP project Learning for entrepreneurship in health, behavioural, engineering and life sciences
  • 2010–2011 – European Commission financed project PO 226_2010, Raising of teaching Staff and School Competitiveness in Accordance with EU 2020 Strategy
  • 2010–2011 – European Commission financed project PO 214_2010, Development of an Interdisciplinary Research Platform
  • 2011 – ESF project Evaluation of higher education study programmes and recommendations for quality increase, agreement No.2011/0012/1DP/1.1.2.2.1./11/IPIA/VIAA/001
  • 2004–2008 – Latvian Council of Science, project No.04.1322 Development of Upper Secondary School Teachers’ Professional Competence in University Study Process
  • 2005–2008 – project, National Programme Development and Implementation of the Lifelong Learning Strategy

Academic work

Doctoral Thesis

  • 1999–2013 – supervised and defended 17 doctoral thesis
  • at present – supervision of 4 doctoral thesis

Study Courses

  • Social and pedagogic basis of lifelong learning
  • Adults learning and teaching
  • Study and upbringing pedagogy
  • Education quality criteria and assessment
  • E-course: Research in lifelong learning: traditional and innovative
  • Formation of social entrepreneurship: pedagogical aspects
  • Socialization of a personality: theory and contemporary practice

Guest Lectures at Foreign Universities

  • 2013 – University Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • 2012 – University of Iceland
  • 2010 – University of British Columbia
  • 2010 – University of Sussex
  • 2008 – Columbia University, New York / University of Lehigh, Pennsylvania
  • 2008 – University of Fribourg (within the framework of SWIDD- BALT NET cooperation)
  • 2006 – Central and East European Researchers’ Summer School, Armenia

Participation in public and professional organisations

  • 2012 – Member of the Senate, Latvian Academy of Sciences
  • 2012 – Member of the Council of Experts, Latvian Council of Science
  • 2012 – European Commission Representation in Latvia, Team Europe Latvia expert
  • 2012 – LMT talent competition, Stage 2: Education and Science, juror
  • 2011 – Riga Stockholm School of Economics Foundation, board member
  • 2010 – University of Latvia, Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art, Scientific Institute of Pedagogy, Chair of the Scientific Council
  • 2010 – Member of the Scientific Council of the University of Latvia
  • 2007–2010 – Head of the Honours Committee of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia
  • 2006–2008 – Member of the Board of the European Association for the Education of Adults (Brussels, Belgium)
  • 2005–2009 – Vice-President of the Council, UNESCO International Bureau of Education
  • 2005 – Member of the Promotion Board in Pedagogy
  • 2000–2008 – Member of the Convent of Councillors, Vidzeme University College
  • 2000 – Corresponding Member, Latvian Academy of Sciences

Participation in editorial boards of scientific publications

  • Latvian Academy of Sciences, Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Springer International Publishing, Prospects (UNESCO). Quarterly Review of Comparative Education
  • University of Latvia, Scientific Papers: Pedagogy and Teachers’ Education (781, 790 vol.)
  • University of Liepaja, conference proceedings: Pedagogy: Theory and Practice

Awards

  • The Order of the Three Stars, Class III, Chapter of Orders October 10, 2013
  • RSU Students’ Council Annual award Gold Horseshoe 2015
  • Cabinet of Ministers, Republic of Latvia , Acknowledgement, 2015

Publications

95

Languages

Latvian, English, Russian