Rudenko, L. H., Zaiachuk, M. D., Lisovskyi, S. A.,  Maruniak, Eu. O.,  Munich, N.V., Peresadko, V. A., & Ponomarenko, O. M. RUSSIA’S MILITARY AGGRESSION IN UKRAINE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES FOR GEOGRAPHIC EDUCATION AND SCIENCE

Ukr. geogr. z. 2022, No. 4:4-12
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Rudenko, L. H.  1 
Zaiachuk, M. D.  2 
Lisovskyi, S. A.  1
Maruniak, Eu. O.  1
Munich, N.V. 3
Peresadko, V. A.  4
Ponomarenko, O. M.  5

1 Institute of Geography, National Academy of Sciences, Kyiv 

2 Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Chernivtsi

3 Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

4 N. V. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv 

5 M. P. Semenenko Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and та Mineralization, Kyiv


The study aims to assess the impacts of Russian military aggression against Ukraine on the sphere of education and science, and suggestion of ideas on how to form strategies and tactics to develop education and science in this country after the aggressor is finally conquered. Results. Guided by open cartographic and statistical sources revealing military activity in Ukraine, the authors have preliminarily assessed material, physical and moral losses and suggested ways to overcome the crises that descended upon Ukrainian educational and scientific spheres, in particular, those to transit to the European system of instruction in the establishments of higher education, strengthening of role/significance of learning geography in secondary schools as the discipline that forms worldview systemic thinking in the young generation. Russian military aggression has already disclosed strong and weak sides of geographical instruction in Ukraine, while the interest manifested by western higher education establishments to Ukrainian vis-à-vis gives way to cardinal changes in the system of education, in particular, geographical education in this country.

Key words: 
geographical education and science, teaching geography, training of specialists, reform of education, impacts of military aggression, perspectives of geographical education
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