Author(s): Vodopyanova Elena Viktorovna

Rubric: Methodological research

DOI: 10.21777/2500-2112-2019-1-81-85

Release: 2019-1 (26)

Pages: 81-85

Keywords: universities, inequality, information society, unified global challenges

Annotation: The article is devoted to the consideration of socio-cultural and economic processes that form new realities of University life in the global world in knowledge society, which are associated primarily with the growth of commercialization and competition in the academic community, as well as with the growth of inequality in the teaching environment. The article consists of two sections: the first one is devoted to the place and role of higher education in the global world and to the unified challenges of our time faced by any major University. The basic contradictions between University competitiveness and the desire for social justice are considered here. The second section clarified the specifics of the University of realities in the countries of the BRICS bloc. It analyzes the current University situation in the BRICS countries in the context of the methodology of comparative analysis with the University realities of industrialized countries, as well as provides socio-cultural recommendations for its further evolution, especially in Russia.

Bibliography: Vodopyanova EL.VI. GLOBAL CHALLENGES TO UNIVERSITIES // Education Resources and Technologies. – 2019. – № 1 (26). – С. 81-85. doi: 10.21777/2500-2112-2019-1-81-85

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