Professor Zofia Konaszkiewicz, PhD Hab.

Zofia Konaszkiewicz stud­ied psy­chol­o­gy, edu­ca­tion and music art.

She majored in psy­chol­o­gy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of War­saw in 1967. The title of her the­sis was Analy­sis of the Process of Re-edu­ca­tion of Chil­dren with Learn­ing Dif­fi­cul­ties in Read­ing and Writ­ing. She majored in the arts at the Fry­deryk Chopin Acad­e­my of Music in War­saw in 1975 on the basis of a music per­for­mance and a the­sis enti­tled The Edu­ca­tion­al Role of Ama­teur Youth Group Music Mak­ing.

She got her PhD in Edu­ca­tion from the Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion, Uni­ver­si­ty of War­saw in 1974 on the basis of her doc­tor­al the­sis The Edu­ca­tion­al Func­tions of Music Recep­tion in Youth. She received her post-doc­tor­al degree (Habil­i­tac­ja) from the same depart­ment in 1988 on the basis of her book Pol­ish Dancers — Their Train­ing, Their Pro­fes­sion.

She was giv­en the title of Pro­fes­sor at the Insti­tute of Art, Pol­ish Acad­e­my of Sci­ences in 1997 and became Full Pro­fes­sor in 1999.


Pro­fes­sor Zofia Konaszkiewicz is Head of the Chair of Music Edu­ca­tion at the Fry­deryk Chopin Uni­ver­si­ty of Music in War­saw. She is also Mem­ber of the Sci­en­tif­ic Doc­tor­ate Com­mis­sion, Mem­ber of the Exec­u­tive of the Pol­ish Sec­tion of the Inter­na­tion­al Soci­ety for Music Edu­ca­tion, mem­ber of the Pol­ish Ped­a­gog­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion, Mem­ber of the Euro­pean Asso­ci­a­tion for Music in School, Expert of the Min­istry of Nation­al Edu­ca­tion for the Pro­fes­sion­al Advance­ment of Teach­ers. She co-oper­ates with the Cen­tre for Artis­tic Edu­ca­tion, the Cen­tre for Cul­tur­al Ani­ma­tion and the Children’s Trust.

She has con­tributed to dozens of sci­en­tif­ic ses­sions and con­gress­es, most­ly on music edu­ca­tion and edu­ca­tion through art.

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