Author (s): Vdovenko І.S., Vdovenko О.I., Tretyak O.S.

Work place:

Vdovenko І.S.,

Doctor of Sciences (Pedagogy), Associate Professor,

Rector Assistant,

Academy of the State Penitentiary Service, Chernihiv, Ukraine,

ORCID: 0000-0001-9047-7213


Vdovenko О.I.,

 PhD in Pedagogy,

Associate Professor of the Department of Professional Education and Life Safety,

Taras Shevchenko National University «Chernihiv Collegium», Chernihiv, Ukraine,

ORCID: 0000-0001-7183-2072


Tretyak O.S.,

Doctor of Sciences (Pedagogy), Professor,
Professor of the Department of Pedagogy and Methods
of Teaching History and Social Disciplines,

Taras Shevchenko National University «Chernihiv Collegium», Chernihiv, Ukraine,

ORCID: 0000-0001-6124-2597


Language: Ukrainian

Scientific Herald of Sivershchyna. Series: Education. Social and Behavioural Sciences 2022. № 2 (9): 16–27


The tendencies in the development of Ukrainian education in the interrelationship, interdependence and complementarity of the industry’s intra-systemic orientation to European standards, the state policy of Europeanisation and European integration, the fulfillment of the conditions of the European Union about membership, taking into account European traditions, legislation, modern experience of public relations by authorities and society are examined in the article.

The purpose of the article is to study the trends in the development of Ukrainian education during the period of the European integration processes activation and to determine promising directions for improving the state policy regarding the accession of Ukraine as a candidate to the European Union and scientific and practical approaches to the ways of educational services providing, bringing the educational potential closer to European standards.

Methodology of the article. To disclose the role of education in the process of Ukrainian citizens’ democratic consciousness formation, respect for laws, an active life position, and interested participation in state-building processes. It has been found out that the Europeanisation of education in Ukraine is influenced by both national policy and compliance with defined rules and requirements, equal cooperation with the countries of the European Union, self-organization and self-governance of teaching and student community, focus on education quality, competitiveness of graduates and their employment, implementation of the “academic integrity” principle, promotion of academic mobility, formation of an individual educational trajectory, formation of innovative structures of various types on the basis of a higher education institution, expansion of opportunities for obtaining higher education and lifelong education, support of persons with special educational needs, development of interstate and interuniversity cooperation, expansion of practice public control in the field of education, economization of education, etc. The theoretical and methodological basis of the research consists of such general scientific principles as: historical, terminological, functional, systemic, cognitive ones.

The results. The analysis of scholars’ papers is carried out. It helped to outline the results of the implementation of the provisions of the Bologna Declaration in Ukraine by introducing the pan-European system of academic degrees, the implementation of fundamental and applied scientific researches on a market basis, the introduction of innovations according to programmatic and target approaches, the formation of a bilateral and multilateral contractual and legal framework with foreign educational institutions, etc. It is revealed that European integration takes place at the expense of interstate cooperation, the introduction of approaches that allow for self-financing of higher education institutions, optimization of budget support, attraction of extra-budgetary funds, bringing education expenses to the average indicators of European countries. The main trends affecting the development of Ukrainian education in terms of Europeanisation and European integration are analyzed. It is proven that European integration processes in Ukraine are irreversible, and therefore higher educational institutions should take these trends into account and develop autonomy, inter-university ties, involve stakeholders in the development of educational programs, etc.

The practical significance of the obtained results is in the fact that they can be used in order to elaborate a concept for a higher education institution development by orienting to modern trends introduction, which are based on the Europeanisation and European integration of Ukraine.

Key words: inter-state and inter-university relationships, quality of higher education, state policy in the field of higher education, autonomy of higher educational institutions, budget support, state and regional support.


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