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.
On April 14, 2017, Andreas Schleicher, Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills at OECD, spoke at the XVIII April Conference at Higher School of Economics (HSE). In 1999, he invented the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), one of the biggest international comparative studies of education quality. His honorary lecture was dedicated to global trends in the transformation of national education systems.
China’s National Institute of Education Sciences and IOE to Cooperate on Long-term International Comparative Study
On April 12, IOE representatives held a meeting with a delegation from China’s National Institute of Education Sciences (NIES). The parties have shared their overall vision of cooperation prospects and made a series of specific project commitments.
An international team of education experts, including IOE researcher Oleg Podolskiy, has published a new textbook on Instructional Design and Technology.