Distance education in the conditions of martial law in institutions of higher education: development and practice




Palabras clave:

online education, learning process during military conflicts, obstacles to online education, perspectives on online education, education during wartime, learning process in higher education institutions.


The aim of the article is to establish the peculiarities of existing obstacles and promising directions of online education system d evelopment in the context of military conflicts of the present. The research is based on the results of the study of scientific literature in the field of online education during war and the study of practical aspects of this issue. The analytical and bibliographic method was used to conduct the study by studying the scientific literature on the issues of online education in higher education during martial law. An online questionnaire survey of the heads of departments of higher education institutions working with students during military conflicts in the territory of the HEIs was also used. As the heads of departments of higher education noted in their responses, the main obstacles to the development of online education are the lack of development and implementation of educational online platforms, the low rate and quality of creation or adaptation of information technology and e-learning tools.

The participants of the survey identified promising areas of development of online learning in higher education during military operations: updating of software and hardware, providing higher education institutions with quality Internet access and distance learning, taking into account current trends in information and educational technologies.

Biografía del autor/a

Hanna Marynchenko, V. О. Sukhomlynskyi National University of Mykolaiv, Mykolaiv, Ukraine.

PhD in History, Teacher of History Department, Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology, V. О. Sukhomlynskyi National University of Mykolaiv, Mykolaiv, Ukraine.

Nataliia Nosovets, T. H. Shevchenko National University «Chernihiv Сolehium», Chernihiv, Ukraine.

PhD in Pedagogical Sciences, Head of the Department of Pedagogy, Psychology and Methodology of Technological Education, Faculty of Technology, T. H. Shevchenko National University «Chernihiv Сolehium», Chernihiv, Ukraine.

Yurii Bezruchenkov, Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University, Poltava, Ukraine.

PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Tourism, Hotel and Restaurant Business, Educational and Research Institute of Commerce, Serving Technology and Tourism, Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University, Poltava, Ukraine.

Yuliia Oliinyk, Kharkiv National Medical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Hygiene and Ecology № 1, Kharkiv National Medical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Svitlana Bykova, Odessa National Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Odessa, Ukraine.

PhD of Psychological Sciences, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology and Law, Odessa National Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Odessa, Ukraine.


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Marynchenko, H. ., Nosovets, N. ., Bezruchenkov, Y. ., Oliinyk, Y. ., & Bykova, S. . (2022). Distance education in the conditions of martial law in institutions of higher education: development and practice. Revista Eduweb, 16(3), 79–90. https://doi.org/10.46502/issn.1856-7576/2022.16.03.6