Trends and innovation in school education of the UK

- Tymenko, M.M. ( (2019) Trends and innovation in school education of the UK Педагогічний альманах, 44. ISSN 2616-5597

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The author highlights major trends and innovations in school education of the UK.The author describes certain factors shaping the trends in education, in particular there are three factors that affect UK education. Different official documents and reports of the UK have been analyzed and major outcome have been written.The Department of Education of the UK created the conditions that the impact of the development of the major trends and innovations on education standards is varied, reflecting different levels of investment, access to high quality broadband and teacher support.Innovative education and training is focused on the formation of a person's social and adaptive readiness through the development of creativity, different forms of thinking, the ability to cooperate. Specific features of innovative education are openness to the future, the ability to predict on the basis of constant reassessment of values, orientation to constructive actions in new situations, which is ensured through the development and implementation of educational innovations. The main trends and innovations in the UK described in the article are: crowdsourced classes, cultural immersion, environmental impact, appreciating the arts, human intelligence,digital responsibility, life skills and workforce preparation, innovating pedagogy, computational thinking, student-led learning, collaborative classrooms, connecting guardians and schools, emerging technologies. STEM education has also been described as one of the main trends in school education of the countries in the UK.The author describesSTEM subjects as a central plank in developing the UK’s skills base. STEM in education begins with the early development of mathematical and scientific ideas in pre school education which are built upon in primary and post primary education. The pupils in the post primary sector all study mathematics to age 16 while they may choose from a variety of inter-related science/technology courses providing pupils not only with knowledge of the subjects, but also develop investigative and problem-solving skills andan understanding of their application in the real world and their impact upon society.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: trends, school education, innovations, UK, development.
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 37 Education > 373 Kinds of school providing general education
Divisions: Institute of Pedagogics > Department of Comparative Pedagogy
Depositing User: н.с. Марія Миколаївна Тименко
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2020 22:40
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2020 22:40


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