SVETLANA R. MATIĆ (Belgrade, 19. 6. 1966), a pedagogue, a professor of mother tongue in Vienna primary schools, an officer in the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. Education: primary school “Vuk Karadžić“, Ripanj (1980); XII Belgrade High School, Belgrade (1982); Pedagogical Academy for Teachers Education, Belgrade (1987); College of Theology and Pedagogy in Strebersdorf, close to Vienna, where she earned the title of an orthodox religion teacher (2014); Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Pedagogy (1993).
Author of the following textbooks: Naš jezik, bukvar, Prosvetni pregled, Belgrade, 2010; Nastavni listovi za nastavu na maternjem jeziku, Prosvetni pregled, Belgrade 2010; Baptism in Orthodox religion teaching, in German (Taufe als Thema im orthodoxen Religionsunterricht), Akademikerverlag, Saarbrücken, Dutschland, 2015.
Literary works: Dečji biseri, author’s edition, Belgrade, 2011; Igra, Knjiga za decu i odrasle, author’s edition, Belgrade, 2013; О ljubavi s ljubavlju, Pčelica, Čačak, 2014; Majka, Pesme za decu i odrasle, author’s edition, Belgrade, 2016, Pevam danju, pevam noću – Pisma Mini Karadžić, Banat Cultural Center, Novo Miloševo, 2018.
She is the vice-president of the Serbian Cultural and Educational Society Prosvjeta – branch in Austria.
She is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions in the field of education both in Serbia and Austria.