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Study Helps Explain Why Students Cheat

Study Helps Explain Why Students Cheat
A new study by Evgeniia Shmeleva and Egor Sagitov of the IOE Center for Sociology of Higher Education explores how the way that university coursework and instruction are designed is related to the odds of dishonesty in students. The analysis involves a massive sample of 17,300 bachelor's and specialist’s students from as many as 291 Russian universities. The paper is published in the ‘Educational Studies’ journal.

Doctoral Students Need the Support of Not Only Their Academic Supervisor, but Also of Other Faculty Staff

Doctoral Students Need the Support of Not Only Their Academic Supervisor, but Also of Other Faculty Staff
To successfully defend a doctoral dissertation, PhD candidates need not only the support of their academic supervisor and close friends and relatives, but also system-wide assistance from the university department or faculty where they study. However, HSE University researchers have found that such support can take different forms and that each has a different effect on how confident a student feels in their ability to successfully defend their dissertation. The results of their study were published in the journal Higher Education Quarterly.

Exploring School Connectedness as Factor of Adolescent Mental Health

Exploring School Connectedness as Factor of Adolescent Mental Health
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, May 24, 13:00 Moscow time so you do not miss to join us on Zoom for Session 11 as part of the IOE Fast-track Seminar Series in Education 2022. Dr. Rayna Sadia (Riphah International University Islamabad, Pakistan) will be giving a talk titled, “School Connectedness: An Important Aspect of Mental Wellbeing in Peer-victimized Adolescents.”