Implementation of SDGs in higher education institutions as a key stage in the development of modern education

Keywords: SDG 4; education, 2030 agenda, inclusive education, global education.

Abstract

Modern education requires its stakeholders to understand the present and the immediate future needs. After all, the training of specialists takes place according to the needs of employers and society as a whole. Education has always carried a value basis formed the worldview of those who studied. Since 1992, education has been included in the main directions of global development, and in 2015 it was formulated as goal 4. In addition to declaring equal access to quality learning, it also includes learning other sustainable development goals, and it has a value component. We analyzed approaches to education, on the one hand, in international organizations, on the other hand, in a private educational institution. Here we will show how the design of sustainable development goals at the international level has influenced the awareness of its educational mission in a particular institution of higher education. Education gradually transforms from a classical one, which distances itself from the social situation to an integrated one in social life. Modern education involves business and industry representatives, politicians, and government officials, adapts curricula to business needs, and introduces valuable educational components. All students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for sustainable development, including through education for sustainable development: appropriate lifestyles, protection of human rights, gender equality, promoting a culture of peace and non-violence through global civic education, and recognition of cultural diversity and cultural contribution to sustainable development.

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Published
2021-11-30
How to Cite
Yakovleva, O., & Kushnir, O. (2021). Implementation of SDGs in higher education institutions as a key stage in the development of modern education. Herald of Kyiv Institute of Business and Technology, 48(2), 4-9. https://doi.org/10.37203/kibit.2021.48.01