Riappo, Ya. P.
Riappo Yan Petrovych
30 March 1880 – 14 April 1958
- Bibliography of his publications
- Bibliography of publications about his life and activity
- Photo gallery
- Perpetuation of his memory
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30 March 2019 marked the 139th anniversary of the birth of Yan Petrovych Riappo.
Riappo Yan Petrovyc was a noted Ukrainian pedagogue, scientist, public figure, deputy People’s Commissar of Ukraine (1921 – 1928), editor-in-chief of the Ukrainian educational Put’ prosveshcheniya (Path of education) journal (later it was renamed into Shliakh osvity) (1922 – 1927). He was one of the founders of the popular education system of the Ukrainian SSR, supporter of the monotechnic education concept, the first historian of the Ukrainian school and pedagogy, one of the initiators of the creation of the Ukrainian Research Institute of Pedagogy (1926), sinologist, and co-author of the Estonian epic poem Kalevipoeg (Kalev’s son, often Anglicised as Kalevide) translation into Ukrainian.