Teaching computer science in general education in Ukraine: status and prospects

- Морзе, Н.В. (orcid.org/0000-0003-3477-9254), Нанаєва, Тетяна Василівна (orcid.org/0000-0002-2831-3661) and Пасічник, Оксана Володимирівна (orcid.org/0000-0003-2808-1247) (2022) Teaching computer science in general education in Ukraine: status and prospects Information Technologies and Learning Tools, 6 (92). pp. 1-20. ISSN 2076-8184

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Abstract

The labor market is changing under the influence of development and use of digital technologies in all areas. Digital transformation has covered all aspects of our life, including education. In modern digital society special attention is paid to the formation of information and digital competence not only of teachers and students, but also of all citizens beginning from primary and secondary school education. This significantly affects the role and content of the subject «Informatics», not only in Ukraine, but also in many other countries of the world. According to the concept of NUSH (New Ukrainian School) and the new State Educational Standards, this competence belongs to the basic and is of particular importance. The main goal of the subject «Informatics» is to ensure a high level of students’ information and digital competence. The article presents the results of the survey conducted as a part of the «Updated Informatics - IT Studios» project, implemented at the initiative of the Ministry of Digital Transformation, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the EU4Digital U program. 250 informatics teachers, representatives of IT enterprises and university teachers were the respondents of the survey. For modernization of the content of computer science (informatics) education, creation of appropriate digital resources, development of innovative pedagogical technologies for teaching students while implementing distance and blended learning, in particular under the war conditions, it is necessary to analyze the expectations of society, the labor market and educators. The results of the conducted research made it possible to update the main content lines of computer science education, to identify modern modules of learning for students of primary, secondary and specialized schools, as well as to build a modern model of students’ education. The next step of the presented research within the framework of the project is development of the digital educational resources for students, their approbation in the selected experimental educational institutions, where teaching the subject «Informatics» is performing according to the new content.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: informatics; information technologies; information and communication competence; education standards; digital educational resources.
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 00 Prolegomena. Fundamentals of knowledge and culture. Propaedeutics > 004 Computer science and technology. Computing. Data processing
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 for Digitalisation of Education > Generic resouse
Depositing User: Алла 1 Алла Почтарьова
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2024 16:18
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2024 16:18
URI: https://lib.iitta.gov.ua/id/eprint/740488

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