Educational mobility in a pandemic condition
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mobility, academic integrity, educational mobility, virtual educational mobility, international mobility, national mobility, educational information space, higher education, continuing education

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Shvydun, L. (2021). Educational mobility in a pandemic condition. Multiversum. Philosophical Almanac, 1(1), 155-173.


The article reveals the need to modernize the national education system andto find educational models that could meet the demands and needs of the times. Higher education is considered as one of the key tools for solving problems. A characteristic feature of modernization is educational mobility among the subjects of the educational process.One of the main objectives of the research is to consider the features of educational mobility in the information society, its prospects and risks, as well as to provide practical implementation of educational virtual mobility by digital technology in a pandemic situation, since academic mobility cannot be reduced to learning and working abroad, or recognition of national diplomas. The article emphasizes the role and significance of educational mobility; educational mobility is considered as an internal mechanism of human development, as a qualitative and effective transformation of the professional and living environment, which becomes an important factor of professional success. We also note the necessity of building a national system of educational mobility, in particular, the development of virtual mobility as a kind of educational mobility making distinguishes between distance learning as a form of education and distance learning technologies while organizing education in various forms. The main partof the article focuses on the analysis of the advantages and the disadvantages, the issues of virtual educational mobility, in particular, expanding access to international experience, attracting a large number of subjects of the educational process, sincethis type of mobility is less expensive from economical perspective, but requires the ability to work in information space, overcoming the language barrier, developing a regulatory framework, quality control of education. Some approaches to the development of individual educational trajectory and the student’s plan as an important component of educational mobility are considered. The study of virtual mobility in the continuing education system of Ukraine is considered to be an actual direction of further research.
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