The Journal is pleased to announce that it has been decided that Roza Alexeevna Valeeva shall be appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Education and Self Development.
Roza Valeeva is a Professor Doctor of Education and Head of the Pedagogy Department at the Institute of Psychology and Education in Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, Kremlevskaya 18, Kazan, 420021, Russia. She is a Honored Scientist of the Republic of Tatarstan, an Honored Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation and The President of Janusz Korczak Society in Russia, member of the Board of the International Korczak Association (IKA), of International Congress on School Effectiveness and Innovation (ICSEI). She is the national representative in the International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching (ISATT). Editorial Board member of the Journal of Advances in Higher Education (JAHE). Review Editor in Teacher Education, part of the journal(s) Frontiers in Education.
Roza was the first researcher of Janusz Korczak pedagogical ideas and practice in the former Soviet Union (1982). Her Doctoral Dissertation “Theory and Practice of humanistic education in the XXth century European Pedagogy” (1997) presents the analysis of the historical and theoretical foundations and guidelines for humanization of the educational process in school, contains the original concept of conditions for the realization of humanistic education. She is a well-known scientist in Russia in the sphere of humanistic education, the author of more than 300 scientific books and articles.
Elena Ibragimova has stepped down to focus on her other activities and has joined the Editorial Board. The Editorial Team would like to thank Elena for her service to the Journal for the past two years and look forward to working with her in her new role.