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Research Article

Olga R. Zhavoronkova Candidate of Economics
Crimean Federal University named after Vernadsky, Simferopol, Russia
ORCID ID=0000-0002-8598-8008
Julia N. Korolenko Candidate of Economics, Associate professor,
Crimean Federal University named after Vernadsky, Simferopol, Russia
ORCID ID=0000-0003-1356-3067
Transformation of the education system in the context of spatial development of the region (on the example of the Republic of Crimea).
Vestnik instituta sotziologii. 2024. Vol. 15. No. 1. P. 184-214

This study was financially supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, “Priority – 2030 program” № 075–15–2021–1323.

Дата поступления статьи: 15.08.2022
Topic: Problems of education in Russia

For citation:
Zhavoronkova O. R., Korolenko J. N. Transformation of the education system in the context of spatial development of the region (on the example of the Republic of Crimea). Vestnik instituta sotziologii. 2024. Vol. 15. No. 1. P. 184-214


The article considers the features of the development of the education system in the Republic of Crimea as the main factor of socio-spatial development of the region. The authors have analysed the dynamics of the main indicators of the education system at three levels: general education, secondary vocational and higher education. The considered main indicators are as follows: geographical accessibility of educational institutions for the population, their provision with information and technical means of educational process and human resources. The analysis of human resources was carried out in the context of those categories of personnel who directly implement and provide the educational process. The study revealed the presence in educational institutions of managers and teaching staff without higher education. The article compares the number of external part-time and full-time employees in the categories under study, compares the results with the number of students. It is demonstrated that in the conditions of the tendency of growth in the number of external collaborators and reduction of full-time employees in the system of higher education the number of students who voluntarily left education is growing. The article also considers the dynamics of growth of the wage fund for these categories of employees, and compares the average wage per person by type of activity (education) in the Southern Federal District in relation to other federal districts. It is revealed that the level of remuneration of education employees in the Southern Federal District in 2021 is at the level of 2016 in comparison with other districts. According to the indicators of the personnel structure by the ratio of full-time employees and external part-timers, trend lines have been built to identify the trends of changes in their number. For some categories of employees the forecast for two years was made to identify probabilistic quantitative changes in the staffing of the education system. It is substantiated that the solution of personnel issues will lead to the preservation and increase in the number of students, improve the quality of education and human development in the region. The paper presents conclusions on the results of the study. On the basis of the constructed trends and conclusions the authors formulate specific recommendations to eliminate the identified problems in the education system.


education system, general education, secondary vocational education, higher education, human potential, personnel, trends



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