Keywords: innovative development, innovative changes, social factors, values education, liberalization of education


The article formulates the substantive essence of innovative changes in education in its socio-philosophical context. The draft Concept of Education Development of Ukraine for the period 2015 - 2025 highlights the systemic nature of education development, in particular, higher education. It contains vectors in the field of education for which changes are required, determines the nature of these changes. Education is a completely social phenomenon and any changes, needs, challenges facing society, are extrapolated to the education sector. Different educational processes need to change if a significant part of the contradictions arises. The article reveals the socio-philosophical basis of educational changes, identifies the factors of the overall innovation process in the education system in terms of development and individual challenges of Ukrainian society. The driving force of pedagogical innovations, experiments, and reforms was, first of all, the new philosophical paradigm of values in relation to education, which became not the value of society, but the value of the individual. The second important factor of innovation was the "aging" of knowledge, which in general changed the approach to the formation of knowledge, skills and abilities in the higher education system. The authors of the article consider a number of social transformations that more specifically shape new approaches in higher education. The general processes of innovative change are connected with the dichotomy "theoretical training-practical skills", which resulted in the idea of "professionalization" of higher education. Moreover, this focus has changed the nature of humanitarian training, which should serve not so much to form a traditional system of humanitarian knowledge, as to adapt it to professional needs. The authors did not ignore the globalization processes, which in the era of quarantine restrictions changed the nature of interstate educational integration, which exacerbated the issue of educational competition in a new distance format. The social factors identified by the authors of the article also include the understanding of inclusion as a deviation from different norms, as well as ethical issues facing professionals in various fields. Innovative development of higher education in Ukraine is possible only taking into account the needs of users of educational services, and the study of socio-philosophical basis will predict the demand for types and forms of educational activities, as well as respond to future challenges.


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How to Cite
HarbuzaТ. V., & TeslenkoN. О. (2021). INNOVATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN UKRAINIAN SOCIETY TRANSFORMATION CHANGES. Pedagogical Sciences: Theory and Practice , (2), 217-223.