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The influences of the digital revolution on the educational system of the EU countries

Cristina Gabriela Cosmulese1, Veronica Grosu1, Elena Hlaciuc1, Artur Zhavoronok2
1. Stefan cel Mare University (Romania)
2. Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University (Ukraine)
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Cosmulese, C.G., Grosu, V, Hlaciuc, E., Zhavoronok, A. (2019). The Influences of the Digital Revolution on the Educational System of the EU Countries. Marketing and Management of Innovations, 3, 242-254. http://doi.org/10.21272/mmi.2019.3-18


In the context of the information skills development programs that are being developed by the EU, there is an increasing interest in the acquisition and use of digital competences as an impact factor on the educational system at all its was levels. The present study aims to analyze the evolution of digital specializations generated by the digital evolution, in parallel with the development of the educational system, through a statistical analysis of the main indicators that have been reported at EU level on early education abandonment, employment rate of graduates, employment of IT specialists by gender, adult participation in gender-based learning, and other impact indicators that demonstrate the capacity of the population in the digital domain through the use of ICT solutions. The object of research were the statistical indicators reported for 2017 by Eurostat at the level of the European Union, for each member state of the union, obtaining a total of 29 statistical observations. The data were modelled through the GRETL statistical program, obtaining a model based on the smallest squares method in 2 phases. This paper shows that there is a need to assimilate the European approaches in the field of digital evolution, a necessity which varies according to the economic development of each member state, Romania being ranked in the chapter of assimilation of the objectives of the open education agenda in the second part of the European ranking, including based on the low absorption rates provided for Union programs in this area. The study theoretically proves and empirically confirms that the function obtained through modelling can be assimilated to the service demand function and can be integrated into the offer function harmonized with the information factor. This research study represents a contribution to the field of management of public utility companies and can be useful for educational institutions, students, the labour market and the general public, providing a starting point for further in-depth research in this area.

educational system, digital revolution, economic development, EU Agenda

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