A social and philosophical analysis of the values of European education

Keywords: social values, axiology of education, European education system, innovativeness of education, fundamentality of education.


The modern European education system is strongly influenced by the global trends of civilizational development. In the axiological dimension, there is a balancing act between the dynamic trends of innovativeness and traditional elements of the authenticity of the educational environment. The socio-philosophical value segment in education is at the stage of searching for optimal synergetic interactions at local and global levels. The scientific exploration aims to comprehend the peculiarities of social value elements of the European educational space and to renew a separate axiological cluster of the socio-educational paradigm of modernity. The article aims to structure theoretically outlook and practically dynamic socio-philosophical value concepts and their correlation in the European educational environment. The study used general scientific and scientific-pedagogical methods with the involvement of synergetic methodological principles. The results of the study indicate axiological gaps between traditionality and innovation in the European educational system and the need for the alignment of value constants. A promising direction of research is the formation of a progressive value paradigm, in which the system of values will meet the requirements of the time and become a guide to social development in general. So, in the modern educational system two types of values are relevant: dynamic, practically oriented - mobility, inclusiveness, innovativeness; fundamental, theoretical, and ideological - humanization, tolerance, identity.


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Author Biographies

Nataliia Ridei, National Pedagogical Drahomanov University, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor of Ecology, Professor Department for Adult Education National Pedagogical Drahomanov University, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Victoriia Khodunovа, National Pedagogical Dragomanov University Turgenivska, Ukraine.

Ph.D.,  specialty - general pedagogy and history of pedagogy, Associate Professor Department of Pedagogy and Psychology of Preschool Education National Pedagogical Dragomanov University Turgenivska, Ukraine.

Galyna Voronova, National Pedagogical Dragomanov University, Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Ph.D., Associate Professor Department of theory and methodology of vocational training National Pedagogical Dragomanov University, Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Svitlana Tsymbal, National Pedagogical Drahomanov University, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Ph.D. (Philosophy), Associate Professor Department of Theory and methodology of professional education National Pedagogical Drahomanov University, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Nataliia Bondar, Sumy National Agrarian University, Sumy, Ukraine.

Ph.D. (Law), Associate Professor Department of State and Law Disciplines and Ukrainian Studies Sumy National Agrarian University, Sumy, Ukraine.


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How to Cite
Ridei, N., KhodunovаV., Voronova, G., Tsymbal, S., & Bondar, N. (2022). A social and philosophical analysis of the values of European education. Amazonia Investiga, 11(58), 194-201. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2022.58.10.21
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