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educator , scientist

Irena Katane, Latvian scientist, educator. Achievements include research in scientific substantiation of competitiveness as modern concept in pedagogy science, working out substantiation of the biometrical, functional and structural approach for evaluating of competitiveness; research in working out and substantiation ecological perspective and ecological approach in teacher education.

Background

Katane, Irena was born on October 5, 1962 in Malta, Latvia.

Education

Bachelor in Music Pedagogy, Daugavpils University, 1987; Doctor of Philosophy in Pedagogy, Daugavpils University, 2005; Master of Arts in Education Sciences, Latvia University Agriculture, 2000; Master of Arts in Art, Jaz, Vitols Latvian Music Academy, 2000.

Career

Music teacher, 1981—1999. University lecturer, 1999—2005. Member programme committee International Science Conferences, since 2003, project manager, 2005—2008.

Member Latvia Association Thinking Development, since 2005. Assistant professor Latvia University Agriculture, Institute Education & Home Economics, 2005—2006, associate professor, pedagogy, since 2006, coordinator, 2006—2008, coordinator, international relations, since 2007. Expert, elective office Latvian Council of Scientific, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga, since 2007.

Expert Central Analysis & Complex Research, Moscow, since 2007. Expert Ministry of Education & Science, Riga, since 2006. Expert, consultant Russian Academy Education, since 2006, Moscow State Pedagogigal University, since 2007.

Member editorial board Journal Career Designing Research Counselling, Lithuania, since 2008, Journal Science Education, Columbia, Proceedings International Science Conference REEP 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in scientific substantiation of competitiveness as modern concept in pedagogy science, working out substantiation of the biometrical, functional and structural approach for evaluating of competitiveness. Research in working out and substantiation ecological perspective and ecological approach in teacher education.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Head Latvian Associate Human Pedagogy, Jelgava, 2003—2005, Member of Latvian Union Science, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Baltic & Black Sea Circuit Consortium Science.

Connections

Daughter of Jazep Beitans and Valentina Beitane. Married Grigory Katans, August 19, 1989. Children: Edgars Katans, Stella.

father:
Jazep Beitans

mother:
Valentina Beitane

spouse:
Grigory Katans

child:
Stella