Author: Larysa Kolesnyk
E-mail: edpersonalguide@gmail.com
Institution: University of South-Eastern Norway
Author: Tetiana Matusevych
E-mail: t.v.matusevych@npu.edu.ua
Institution: National Pedagogical Dragomanov University
Year of publication: 2021
Source: Show
Pages: 40-50
DOI Address: https://doi.org/10.15804/tner.21.65.3.03
PDF: tner/202103/tner6503.pdf

This article is devoted to the presentation and analysis of the „Democracy in Education” all-Ukrainian study results aimed at highlighting the challenges arising in Ukrainian teacher education on the way to its democratic transformation. The analysis revealed the following challenges: The ambivalence of the definitions of democracy and its reduction to a „thin” understanding, the presence of rudiments of the Soviet system, distinguishing between active citizenship and political participation, lack of knowledge of the methods of integrative learning and cross-cutting skills among teacher educators. The research findings are significant for educational policy-making at the institutional and state levels.

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