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Illustration for news: The Third International Summer School ‘DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT AND INEQUALITY OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES’

The Third International Summer School ‘DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT AND INEQUALITY OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES’

Call for applications extended until May 24

Studying Inequality in Education

Martin Carnoy, Academic Supervisor of HSE International Laboratory for Education Policy Analysis, will be presenting his report entitled 'Studying inequality in education: big data and small data approaches ' at the XVIII April International Academic Conference this week.

Illustration for news: Martin Carnoy, professor at Stanford University - about school and educational inequality

Martin Carnoy, professor at Stanford University - about school and educational inequality

Members of our Laboratory presented their research in the international conference “Trajectories in education and careers”

Illustration for news: Low Income of Parents Should Not Stand in the Way of Their Children's Education

Low Income of Parents Should Not Stand in the Way of Their Children's Education

The plenary session of the XVII International Academic Conference ‘From the Broad Educational Opportunities Towards Social Mobility Through Education’, held on April 20, 2016, was dedicated to the ways of overcoming inequality in education.

Illustration for news: April, 20 professor Andy Green (University of London) talk about education, skills and ‘pre-distributive’ social policy

April, 20 professor Andy Green (University of London) talk about education, skills and ‘pre-distributive’ social policy

This paper will use the OECD PISA and Survey of Adult Skills data to examine the variation across countries in the distribution of the literacy and numeracy skills of young people and adults, how these change over the life course, and how the characteristics of education and training systems affect this.

Illustration for news: April 21, professor Henry Levin (Columbia University) talk about why it is important to invest in the education of disadvantaged.

April 21, professor Henry Levin (Columbia University) talk about why it is important to invest in the education of disadvantaged.

Students from disadvantaged families face obstacles in reaching and completing higher education.

Is Shadow Education Good for Us?

Prashant Loyalka is a visiting Leading Research Fellow at the HSE Institute for Education and the International Laboratory for Education Policy Analysis. His research article, ‘Does Shadow Education Help Students Prepare for College?’ will be published in the International Journal of Educational Development Vol 49, in July 2016. In an interview with HSE News Service, Dr Loyalka talked about his research into the advantages and shortcomings of shadow education and about why American parents send their kids to after-school Russian math class.

57%

of junior undergraduate students applied for admission to more than one programme or to more than one university. 

It’s More Useful to Compare Students from Different Regions of a Single Country than from Different Countries

Professor Martin Carnoy of Stanford University and visiting professor at the Higher School of Economics, and Tatiana Khavenson, Research Fellow at the HSE Institute of Education, were among the authors of the report ‘An Analysis of the Impact of Education Policies on Student Achievement in the United States’, which was recently presented in Washington, DC. The key provisions of this report are of use when it comes to analyzing the situation in Russian education.