Skovoroda Society of Higher School Teachers

Skovoroda Society of Higher School Teachers (Товариство вчителів вищих шкіл ім. Г. Сковороди; Tovarystvo vchyteliv vyshchykh shkil im. H. Skovorody). An organization of Ukrainian secondary-school teachers, founded in 1908 in Bukovyna and centered in Chernivtsi. In 1913 it had 80 members. Its goal was to organize teachers in Bukovyna, to improve the general level of Ukrainian schooling and instruction (in elementary schools and in secondary education), and to publish school handbooks and textbooks. Together with the Teachers' Hromada in Lviv it published, from 1911, the pedagogical journal Nasha shkola. The leaders of the organization were Ivan Pryima, Ahenor Artymovych, Myron Korduba, and Volodymyr Kmitsykevych. It ceased operation in 1914.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 4 (1993).]




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