Educational Potential of Curatorship in a Pedagogical University

Original article

DOI: 10.15293/1812-9463.2203.03


Nikolai N. Kiselev

Novosibirsk Pedagogical State University, Novosibirsk, Russia

AbstractThe purpose of the article is to analyze the educational potential of curatorship in a pedagogical university, and to determine the educational resources of the main activities of student groups’ curators. As a result of the theoretical analysis of curatorship as a subject of the educational space of a pedagogical university, various educational possibilities of the curatorʼs position are determined; the pool of roles and qualities in which the curator acts are analyzed. The article also presents the results of a broad study at Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University of the qualitative characteristics of curatorship in general, including its educational potential. The students and curators of academic groups’ relationship, the differences in the positions of an instructor curator and an undergraduate curator, the curator’s educating influence on various aspects of student life were investigated. In addition, the article presents an analysis of the regulations on curatorial activities in various universities in Russia, and the most common curator’s responsibilities are identified.

Keywordscuratorship, educational potential, pedagogical university, curator’s responsibilities, research.

For citation: Kiselev N. N. Educational Potential of Curatorship in a Pedagogical University. Journal of Pedagogical Innovations, 2022, no. 3 (67), pp. 25–33. (In Russ.) DOI:

FundingThe study was carried out within the framework of the project “Development of scientific and methodological support for the training of class teachers and curators of student groups in the context of the implementation of the education programˮ, which is implemented with the financial support of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, within the framework of state task № 073-03-2022-037 dated 13.01.2022.


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Information about the author

Nikolai N. Kiselev – сandidate of Sociological Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Pedagogy and Psychology of the Institute of History, Humanities and Social Education, Vice-Rector for Educational and Social Work,,