Ukrainian reformology and educational changes strategies
The research of contemporary theory of educational change development by Ukrainian authors and its place in pedagogical science are highlighted in the article, the role of Ukrainian reformology in the national educational changes strategies’ evolution is identified, the main directions of research and experimental activity in Ukraine in the educational changes context are characterized. It is proved that systemic analysis of foreign educational change theory is presented in the works by Ukrainian researches. The conceptual issues of foreign educational change theory as well as the ideas of Ukrainian reformers constitute the foundation of national education development strategy. It is revealed that scientific rationalism and axiological approaches prevail in the activity of modern strategies for educational changes in Ukraine. Research and experimental activity as a basis for productive internal change in the experience of organization is recognized a primary requirement that ensures effectiveness of Ukrainian educational changes strategies. It is concluded that educational change in Ukraine followed the development of the native reformology and pedagogical innovation. In the works of Ukrainian researchers is presented a systematic analysis of the theory of foreign educational changes which is made by the adaptation of the basic assumptions of the theory to the Ukrainian realities. The provisions of the foreign theories of educational change, ideas of native reformologists are the basis of formation of national strategies for educational development. The advantage of scientific rationality and axiological approach in the formation of modern strategies of educational change in Ukraine is revealed Experimental and research activity (first of all innovative) as the basis of productive efficiency of internal changes in the organization is recognized as a priority condition of effectiveness of the national strategies of educational change. The main form of experimental research activities in Ukraine are innovative educational projects whose implementation takes place at national, regional, institutional levels.
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