Irina Demakova

Irina Demakova

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Psychological Anthropology at the Institute of Childhood of the Moscow State Pedagogical University, Vice-President of the Russian Society of Janusz Korczak, Full Member of the Academy of Pedagogical and Social Sciences

Irina Demakova graduated from the Moscow State Pedagogical Institute named after V.I. Lenin in 1960. In 1991, she was one of the founders of the “Korchak Youth Center,” a part of the Russian Society of Janusz Korczak.


Holds the following awards:

Medal of K.D. Ushinsky, “Honorary Worker of Higher Education of the Russian Federation”, Badge “For Mercy and Charity” (Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation), commemorative medal “Patriot of Russia”.

On March 09, 2019, was awarded the “Order of the Smile”. 

Cavalier of the Order of the Smile.


Lecture: Educational activity of a hospital school teacher: in search of meanings, values, cultural samples