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Institute of Education

State of adult education in Russia : ensuring that older workers can acquire skills for the future

Nellemann S., Podolskiy Oleg, Levin V.

The World Bank, 2015.

Models for Arts and Culture Financial Support

Abankina T.

Journal of US-China Public Administration. 2016. Vol. 13. No. 3. P. 173-180.

Book chapter
The contribution of home attachment to the mental health

Reznichenko S., Nartova-Bochaver S. K., Dmitrieva N. et al.

In bk.: Inpact 2016 International Psychological Conference and Trends. Lisbon, Portugal. 30 April – 2 May. Proceedings. Lisbon: World Institute for Advanced Research and Science, 2016. P. 333-335.

Working paper
How Global Competition is Changing Universities: Three Theoretical Perspectives

Chirikov I.

Research & Occasional Paper Series: CSHE. ROPS. UC Berkeley, 2016. No. 5.16.

As one of the key research and teaching departments at the Higher School of Economics (HSE), the Institute of Education trains future leaders, giving them the knowledge and skills to understand and transform education in Russia and around the world. Established in 2012, the Institute has made the HSE a national leader in education reform and research in this sphere. The Institute also works to raise the standards of the HSE itself, helping the university evolve into an internationally competitive center of education. The Institute of Education took its current shape after bringing together the Institute for Educational Development, the Institute for Educational Content, the Centre of Synergetic Anthropology, the Research Laboratory for University Development and the International Laboratory for Education Policy.

Our mission is to modernize and improve the education system in Russia.

The faculty, students, and staff at the Institute of Education engage in a wide range of relevant issues, using an integrated approach to investigate various problems from different perspectives:

• Basic research, applied research, and development studies;
• Expert analysis;
• Consulting on education and education reform;
• Teaching and training;
• Professional exchanges, conferences, and cooperation.

Besides, following regular activities empower us to build professional relationships and promote modernization of education:

• The weekly seminar Current Research and Development in Education;
• Two conferences with Russian experts held on an annual basis;
• An inter-university consortium for institutional research;
• The quarterly, peer-reviewed academic journal Educational Studies.

Holland, a Country of Contrasts and Professionals

Simulation games involve the recreation of various situations within the framework of a specially designed environment. There are many different types of games, but most come in the form of computer simulations used in the fields of medicine, flight training, business, and politics. Simulation games are unique in that they are used mostly in practice; that is, they are constructed and only then is one able to see whether these constructions work or not. To learn how to take a scientific approach towards this topic, Natalia Isaeva, Junior Research Fellow and Doctoral student at the Institute of Education went to the Netherlands to study at Maastricht University.

Three HSE Educational Projects Receive Support of the European Commission

Funding through the European programme Erasmus+ will be allocated to the development of a Master’s programme in clinical linguistics, the organization of a summer school on institutional analysis, and the creation of Russia's first courses on education law.

'HSE is the Best Choice for Those Who Want to Carry out Research in Education'

Ivan Smirnov graduated from his master’s programme in Paris and hadn’t really considered coming back to Russia. But that was before he learned about the full-time advanced doctoral programme at HSE. The programme has some unique advantages among Russian programmes, which make it comparable to European PhDs.

Researchers from Various Countries to Collaborate on Eradicating Educational Inequality

The HSE Institute of Education has become a founding partner of the Institute for Global Educational Opportunity, an association of universities and research centres that study educational inequality. Representatives from Russia, the U.S., Germany, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Chili gathered in Washington to reach an agreement on joint annual conferences, publications, and research.

International Summer School on Educational Finance

The International Summer School on Educational Finance was held on July 3-10 in Beijing. The event was organized by HSE Institute of Education and the China Institute for Educational Finance Research, Peking University (CIEFR). Questions of educational financing were considered in the context of globalization and assessing students’ educational achievements.

Education Innovators Face Experts and Pitch Sessions at KIvO

The summer session of the Competition for Innovators in Education (KIvO), organized by the Higher School of Economics, was recently held in Moscow. Over a four-day period and under the careful watch of respected experts, KIvO participants worked on and developed projects, which will be presented to potential investors at the International Conference on New Educational Technologies EdCruch, slated for September 12-14, 2016 in Moscow. 

Challenges of the Teaching Profession Disccused in HSE Journal

The second issue of Voprosy obrazovaniya/Educational Studies.Moscow has been recently released. The current issue features the following thematic section – Recruitment, Education and Retention of Teachers: Issues and Challenges in the Eastern/Central Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia and Mongolia.

The 1st International Conference on Initiatives of Academic Excellence

The first International Conference on Excellence Initiatives took place in St. Petersburg from June 30 to July 2. It was organized by 5-100 Russian Academic Excellence project, and its participants came from 11 countries. Academic advisor of the HSE Institute of Education Isak Froumin and Institute’s junior research fellow Mikhail Lisyutkin were among the speakers at the conference.

Schools of Education at Research Universities: Challenges, Opportunities, Collaboration

On June 17–18, Deans of Schools of Education from leading research universities gathered in the town of Pushkin, near St. Petersburg, Russia. The Summit entitled “Schools of Education at Research Universities: Challenges, Opportunities, Collaboration” was organized by the Institute of Education, Higher School of Economics, and the Graduate School of Education, Peking University.

Taking Education from the 19th Century to the 21st

For the first time ever, the leaders of education studies centres from some of the world’s leading research universities met at the HSE Academic Centre in Pushkin, Russia. At the meeting, the researchers, along with a representative from OECD, discussed how education studies departments should change to meet the global challenges that face the sphere of education.