‘The Central Role of Communication in Education Is Not Going Anywhere’: HSE Rector on the Revolution in Higher Education, the Prestige of Russian Education, and the Outcomes of the Pandemic
In an interview with Forbes, HSE Rector and Supervisor for Education, Yaroslav Kuzminov spoke about digital learning and what he thinks the future holds in store for universities.
A recent release of Nature features an interview with Elizaveta Sivak, Head of the IOE Center for Modern Childhood Studies, where she shares about what essentially propelled her into computational social science. Established in 1869, Nature is among the world’s longest-standing and most reputable academic publications that now lists 32nd in the SCImago Journal & Country Rank (SJR).
The ‘Educational Studies Moscow’ journal, a quarterly international publication by HSE University, now places in Q2 of the Scopus international academic abstracting and indexing database. This reflects the growing citation rates and impact of the journal on a global scale, while further confirming its status as the leading Russian publication in the field of education.
Last week’s session held as part of the World Bank–HSE University joint webinar series, ‘Education under COVID-19: Problems, Solutions, Perspectives, Research’ brought together international experts and participants from various corners of the globe to delve into students’ learning experiences amid challenges and limitations stemming from the COVID emergency.
Experts at the IOE Center for Vocational Education & Skills have joined forced with their colleagues at the HSE Laboratory for Labor Market Studies to demonstrate how the link between education and early work experiences of Russian students modifies their future careers and pay. The paper is featured in the latest issue of the ‘Education + Training’ academic journal by Emerald Publishing (UK).
World Bank—HSE University Webinar Examines the Costs of School Closures During the Covid-19 Pandemic
On May 21, the joint webinar series, ‘Education under COVID-19: Problems, Solutions, Perspectives, Research’ began with a session about the effects of school closures under the pandemic. Harry Anthony Patrinos of the World Bank presented the results of a model that he and a team of researchers developed in order to predict the extent to which the closures may reduce learning and lead to future losses in labor productivity and earnings for today’s students. The webinar was moderated by Isak Froumin (Head of the HSE Institute of Education), while Professors Tommaso Agasisti (School of Management, Politecnico di Milano) and Sergey Kosaretsky (Director, HSE Centre of General and Extracurricular Education) served as discussants.
The new volume titled, Audacious Education Purposes: How Governments Transform the Goals of Education Systems, which has recently been published in open access by Springer, foregrounds cases of educational change to promote 21st-century outcomes across eight nations. A chapter on Russian reforms aimed at future-proofing education in a fast-paced world has been prepared by Head of IOE, Isak Froumin and Rector of Moscow City University, Igor Remorenko.
A five-year Cooperation Agreement was signed earlier this May between the HSE Institute of Education (IOE) and German Institute for Adult Education (DIE). The partnership framework involves collaborating on a broad and diverse agenda that is set to usher in new momentum for bolstering and future-proofing the dimension of adult learning in Russia and Germany.
At a recent webinar held as part of IOE’s Year 2019/20 Series on Educational R&D, Ivan Smirnov, Head of the IOE Laboratory for Educational Data Science presented about how students’ ‘digital footprints’ can help leverage our understanding of mental well-being in adolescents and the way it is related to academic achievement.