ISSN 2409-7616

A. Shilkina, I. Filippova



Alvina T. Shilkina –PhD in Economics, Associate Professor, Department of Quality Management, National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University, Saransk, Russian Federation, E-mail:

Irina V. Filippova –PhD in Economics, Associate Professor, Department of Quality Management, National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University, Saransk, Russian Federation, E-mail:

Abstract.The state of modern Russian society is characterized as transitional, aimed at systemic changes, transformations, which naturally put forward the need to update the Russian education system. The genesis of national education testifies to repeated changes and reforms, to varying degrees and in different aspects, changing its content, focus and structure. Currently, a multifaceted process of forming a new vision in the development of Russian education is unfolding, which would allow preserving the positive aspects of classical education and ensuring its competitiveness as the main trend in creating a single educational space. In response to the challenges of world socio-economic development, in Russia in 2008, the “Concept of long-term socio-economic development of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2020” was developed, where there is an essential section devoted to substantiating the strategic vision of the processes and results of modernization of the Russian education system. This concept was continued and updated in 2011. “Strategy for innovative development of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2020”, then later documents such as the Federal Law “On Education in the Russian Federation” (2012), “Program for the Development of Education until 2020” (2012), as well as the Order of the Government of the Russian Federation “Changes in the sectors of the social sphere aimed at increasing the efficiency of education and science” (2014), called the “road map”. The aim of the study was to identify current trends and main directions of development in this area. Among the areas of modernization that affect the effectiveness of the development of the scientific and educational environment of the university and the quality of education, one can, first of all, single out the standardization of educational activities, the digital transformation of education and the formation and implementation of a quality management system.

Keywords: modernization of education, quality of education, the digitalization of education, standardization of educational activities, the competence approach, the quality management system.


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Shilkina A.T., Filippova I.V. Modern directions of modernization of Russian education and ways of improving its quality. CITISE, 2020, no. 4, pp.80-89. DOI: