In July 2017, the HSE Institute of Education welcomed its first international summer school Inequality of Educational Opportunities. Organized by the IOE International Laboratory for Education Policy Analysis, this venue aimed to promote best-practice approaches to inequality research through multi-dimensional academic debate and learning about today’s advanced methodology in social data analysis.
At the HSE Institute of Education, young scholars always strive to advance their competence and community integration by making out the best of the opportunities each summer’s learning & networking agenda affords. This year, IOE analysts Irina Shcheglova and Alexey Egorov took part in international summer schools for multidisciplinary social researchers held in St. Petersburg, Russia and Barcelona, Spain.
On July 10–13, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal welcomed the third meeting of national supervisory groups working as part of the TALIS 2018 secondary education evaluation project. Russia was represented by IOE instructional design & practice experts Elena Chernobai and Daria Tuchkova.
In mid-June 2017, the town of Pushkin near St. Petersburg, Russia welcomed the Fifth International Summer School on Higher Education Research, a joint initiative between the HSE Institute of Education and Peking University’s China Institute for Educational Finance Research. This year, the Summer School focused on higher education and social inequality.
A memorandum of cooperation has recently been signed between IOE and the Lynch School of Education at Boston College (the USA), a top 50 institution in the QS WU Rankings by Subject.
In June 2017, IOE welcomed a two-day seminar of the International Academic Consortium working as part of the landmark Key Competencies and New Literacy project, a joint initiative between IOE and Sberbank’s Investment in Future charity foundation. Dr. Jarkko Hautamäki, Emeritus Professor at the University of Helsinki (Finland), took part in the seminar to present about global 21st century skills agenda and Finnish experience in tailoring national education systems to better meet new literacy challenges. In an interview following the seminar sessions, Dr. Hautamäki shared some deeper perspectives on the role of talent upgrades in today’s era of rapid technological advancements and network economy.
On June 5–6, the HSE Institute of Education welcomed a seminar by the International Academic Consortium working as part of the Key Competencies and New Literacy project, a joint initiative between IOE and Sberbank’s Investment in Future foundation.
A recent study by IOE research fellow Zumrad Kataeva has been published in International Higher Education, a quarterly journal by the Boston College Center for International Higher Education.
On May 15–19, IOE hosted a visit by Dr. Elyssebeth Leigh, a Professor in Education at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia.
Dr. Jan de Groof, a world-renowned authority on international & comparative education law who is Professor with the College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium) and Tilburg University (the Netherlands), and also heads the European Association for Education Law and Policy (ELA), has recently joined the HSE Institute of Education as Academic Supervisor with the Centre for Education Law. During his recent visit to Moscow, we talked to Dr. de Groof about today’s top-priority education law agenda and the way multiple stakeholders’ commitments to striking a better balance in education rights help carve out more robust paths to global sustainability.