Social and labor relations of the digital age: to the question of future education development




social and labor relations, digital age, future education development, new socio-labor paradigms


The article is devoted to the study of social and labor relations of the digital age in the context of the development of modern education. The relevance of the article is due to the deep transformations of the current society, the Covid-19 pandemic, the development of local wars. The purpose of the publication is to analyze the phenomenon of social and labor relations in the conditions of digitalization of education. Methodology. Both general scientific methods (for example, analysis and synthesis) and special pedagogical research methods (concretization, abstraction, observation, etc.) were used. In the results the global changes in the development of the labor paradigm against the background of the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the peculiarities of the organization of remote work were highlighted. A SWOT analysis of the influence of remote work on the educational process was carried out. Scientific novelty - for the first time, the transformation of social and labor relations in the process of the development of the digital society and under the influence of external challenges is comprehensively considered. The practical significance of the work lies in the formation of requirements and conditions for the development of social and labor relations in the context of future education development. The conclusions indicate that remote organization of work and training has formed new socio-labor paradigms of development.

Author Biographies

Milena Filipova , South-West University „Neofit Rilski“, Bulgaria

Professor Dr., Lecturer in Management, Head of Management and Marketing Department, South-West University „Neofit Rilski“, Bulgaria

Mariana Usheva, South-West University „Neofit Rilski“, Bulgaria

Associate professor Dr., Lecturer in Management, South-West University „Neofit Rilski“, Bulgaria


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How to Cite

Filipova , M., & Usheva, M. (2021). Social and labor relations of the digital age: to the question of future education development. Futurity Education, 1(2), 14–22.