UKRAINIAN EDUCATION IN THE CONDITIONS OF WAR: NEW CHALLENGES, THREATS AND VECTORS OF CHANGES IN THE CONTEXT OF ENSURING THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION
The article analyzes the state of the education system in the conditions of russian aggression against Ukraine. The article is based on legislative and normative documents regulating the legal regime of martial law in Ukraine and the peculiarities of the functioning of the educational system during this period, as well as materials and research results of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, the State Service for the Quality of Education, the State Scientific Institution «Institute of Educational Analytics», of the National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance. Official statistical data on the number of educational institutions and students studying at them, as well as damaged and destroyed educational institutions during the war, are provided. Challenges and threats faced by the educational system during the aggression of the russian Federation against Ukraine, its impact on the functioning of the educational system and ensuring the quality of education, including: threats to the life and health of participants in the educational process, large-scale destruction of educational infrastructure, significant losses of the contingent are highlighted education seekers, pedagogical and teaching staff, restrictions on access to education, loss of administrative educational control in territories that have come under temporary occupation or are in the zone of active military operations, reduction of state and local budget expenditures on education. The results of the research showed that after the full-scale russian invasion of Ukraine, despite serious challenges and threats, the educational system at all levels survived and continued to function. At the same time, there were significant changes in the organization of educational activities of educational institutions, which undoubtedly affected the quality of the provision of educational services. These vectors of change related primarily to the security situation in different regions of the country, the choice of models for the organization of the educational process, its material, technical and information support, support for various categories of participants in the educational process, etc.