Methods of advancing education in the interests of sustainable development

Keywords: problem-based learning, interactive methods, developmental learning, project method


The essence and basic principles of the concept of sustainable development, features of its adaptation to domestic social and economic conditions are considered in work. Emphasis is placed on the certainty of sustainable development as the only possible way to solve environmental problems on a global scale. Education is one of the critical goals of sustainable development and a means to achieve it. In getting an education, people must learn to meet their own needs without compromising the needs of future generations. Fulfilling modern education tasks to form individuals capable of acting within the sustainable development strategy is possible subject to its radical renewal and modernization. Today it is not enough to learn the "old", the "famous", to reproduce the "experience of generations". Education must prepare the individual for new challenges, for the future. So – to be anticipatory and prognostic. The purpose of advancing education for sustainable development should be the development of highly educated, creative individuals capable of constantly updating professional knowledge; introduction of modern pedagogical technologies that allow increasing the adaptation of graduates to the perspective needs of the labor market. The main principles of advancing education are as follows: integrativity, variability, regionalization, creativity, acmeology, fundamentalization, continuity, rationality. Advancing education, taking into account its purpose, should be based on methods aimed at stimulating the cognitive activity of the learner, the development of mental abilities, skills, and needs of self-learning. Such practices include problem-based learning, interactive, developmental, and the project method.


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How to Cite
Mytsenko, D. (2021). Methods of advancing education in the interests of sustainable development. Herald of Kyiv Institute of Business and Technology, 48(2), 25-30.