Education During The Pandemic In Ukraine: How Schools Adjust To The New Realities

The COVID-19 quarantine began at the end of the school year in Ukraine. That’s why education has become more digitised, bringing with it many new challenges.

UkraineWorld, together with its colleagues from the regional media, reflects on what the school year ahead is going to look like in Ukraine.

Advantages and disadvantages of remote education

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the educational process around the world, as well in Ukraine, journalist Marina Skyntei writes in an article for the local publication “Shpalta”. Organising a remote educational process during the quarantine was a real challenge for Ukrainians, as teachers, students, and even parents didn’t have any time to adjust to the situation.

Sociologists from the Razumkov Centre (one of the leading public policy research centres in Ukraine) and the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation conducted a study on public attitudes concerning education and the pandemic. About half of Ukrainians feel negatively towards remote education, while only 32% are positive, the study indicates.

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