Prerequisites for the digital transformation of the Russian education system


Abstract: The authors note the tendency of digital transformation of different spheres of human activity. Many scientific studies describe the results of the digital transformation of education, characterize ways of adapting teachers and students to the conditions of the new digital environment and consider the formation of digital competencies of teachers and digital literacy of students. At the same time, scientists do not consider the reasons that actualize digital transformation. The purpose of the study is to identify external and internal factors that determine the digital transformation of the Russian education system at the present stage of development of society. The authors are building a causal relationship model of the digital transformation of the education system. The authors choose the principles of a systematic approach as the methodological basis of the study. They consider the digital transformation of education as a system of transformations that have a complex transformative effect. This impact is based on taking into account the diversity of interconnections between the components of the education system. The authors substantiate the nature of digital transformation as a large-scale transformation, as a process of implementing digital technologies, as an improvement in the quality of the results of the educational process. The authors consider the factors and results of digital transformation in various projections. In accordance with the ideas of a systematic approach, the authors describe the essence of digital transformation in the form of a causal relationship model of the digital transformation of the education system. The causal relationship model of the digital transformation of education allows us to systematically see the development trends of Russian education and in the future to develop the right strategies to improve its quality and competitiveness. The use of digital technologies in the educational process provides a rational assessment of their need for solving specific educational problems. The main role of digital technologies consists in technological improvement of the educational process, expansion of the didactic capabilities of the teacher, activation and motivation of personal interaction between the teacher and students.


About the authors

T. A. Boronenko

Pushkin Leningrad State University

Author for correspondence.
ORCID iD: 0000-0003-2265-3531

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, professor, head of the Department of Informatics and Information Systems

V. S. Fedotova

Pushkin Leningrad State University

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1974-5809

te professor of the Department of Informatics and Information Systems


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