Кондракова Эльвира Дмитриевна
Kondrakova Elvira Dmitriyevna
After the graduation from Azerbaijan State Pedagogic Institute of Foreign Languages, E.D. Kondrakova has been working at PSLU. In the beginning, she was a Deputy Dean for Educational Work at the Department of English Language (1981-1988), then exercised functions of English Language Department Dean (1988-1989) and Rector's Assistant on Extracurricular Work (1993-2000). In 2000 E.D. Kondrakova was appointed as Prorector for Educational Work. Since 2008 she has been Prorector for Formation of social competencies, civil education, graduates training to employment and future career. Beginning with 2008 E.D. Kondrakova heads the Administration on Formation of Social Competencies, Civil Education, Graduates Training for Employment and Future Career: “Job Centre”, “Graduates Association”, “Competencies Nursery”, career managers etc. All this time she has been working as English language professor, and in present as an Assistant Professor of the Chair of Experimental Linguistics and Intercultural Communication at the Department of English and Romance Languages.
Assistant Professor E.D. Kondrakova is an author and co-author of three scientific monographs “Pedagogic Conditions of Personal Culture Formation in Higher Professional Education Facilities”, “Educational System of Institution as Condition for Specialist’s Culture Formation”, “Formation of Principal Personal Culture of a Graduate in Context of Higher Education Humanization”. E.D. Kondrakova released more than 40 scientific publications in central and local scientific journals about different aspects of educational work.
A scientifically proven system of educational work of the university, which gained the first-grade Diploma at the All-Russia Competition of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, was designed with the direct involvement of E.D. Kondrakova. In 2006 educational work system of PSLU was improved because it transitioned from a traditional university to an innovative university.