Column 17:49 30 Mar 2021

How to drive change in education from below?

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The years in the Soviet Union, the centralization of power, extroverted institutions, and hierarchical organizational cultures have led Ukrainians to the ingrained habit of waiting for instructions from above. It's easier to blame someone and abdicate responsibility. For years, the system destroyed our "I" and created "We" from it. The crisis provoked by the coronavirus pandemic highlighted all these manifestations: waiting for instructions, confusion on the ground. It's difficult for educators to understand where the powers of higher authorities end and where personal ones begin. How to change it, and what does decentralization have to do with it? Let's analyze together.

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