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How Schools Have Been Navigating COVID-19: Evidence from Across Nations

How Schools Have Been Navigating COVID-19: Evidence from Across Nations
‘Primary and Secondary Education during COVID-19,’ an international volume recently published in open access by Springer, shares accounts by research teams from over a dozen countries of how systems of general education in these respective nations have been steering through a challenging environment of the COVID pandemic.

IOE Launches International Workshop Series in Cultural Sociology

IOE Launches International Workshop Series in Cultural Sociology
On September 28, the inaugural session of the newly launched Moscow Culture Workshop series by the IOE Center for Cultural Sociology will host a talk titled, ‘Nature as Iconic Object: Its Performative Creation’ by Prof. Jeffrey C. Alexander (Yale University, USA)

Surviving on Zoom

Surviving on Zoom
How teachers have adapted to online education

Universities’ Pandemic Experience to Be Studied at the International Level

Universities’ Pandemic Experience to Be Studied at the International Level
Russian and international researchers should intensify their joint efforts to analyze the changes in higher education over the past year and a half.    Speaking at a round table held in the International Multimedia Centre of the Rossiya Segodnya (Russia Today) news agency, HSE Rector Nikita Anisimov suggested that this work be done as part of the International Observatory for Higher Education Transformations—a global research programme launched by HSE University and the Polytechnic University of Milan.

A ‘Digital Professor’ on How to Combine Education with Entertainment

A ‘Digital Professor’ on How to Combine Education with Entertainment
Dr. Ger Graus, OBE, a world-renowned authority on children’s learning & development through entertainment who is Global Director of Education at KidZania and a Visiting Professor with the Pinsky Centre for General and Extracurricular Education at IOE, has delivered a series of seminars on ‘Schooling vs Education’ for students in IOE’s ‘Educational Administration’ Master’s programme.  

The Age of Edutainment: Exploring the Case of KidZania

The Age of Edutainment: Exploring the Case of KidZania
Understanding the role of children’s interactive environments that blend learning and entertainment in modern-day educational ecosystems.

International Researchers Create a New Model of Attitudes to Universities

Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard University, 1960
How has higher education influenced the evolution of nations since the Second World War—and vice versa? Stanford professor Mitchell Stevens and Institute of Education researcher Ekaterina Shibanova have tried to answer this question in a special issue of the European Journal of Higher Education, a Q2 publication. They invited renowned historians, political experts, sociologists and economists to develop ‘a consensus on the role of higher education in political and social history after 1945.’ The special issue was created with input from researchers from Canada, Luxembourg, Russia, Germany, France, the UK, and Sweden.

Remote Learning during COVID-19: How Families Are Navigating Change

Remote Learning during COVID-19: How Families Are Navigating Change
On July 26, a cohort of global experts who are into various strands of educational and socio-economic R&D will come together online for an open session as part of the World Bank – HSE University joint series of monthly seminars on education amid and post COVID-19. This time, the session will focus on how families have been able to steer through the challenges and struggles of doing education remotely.

Educational Inequality: Studying Country-Specific Solutions to a Global Problem

Educational Inequality: Studying Country-Specific Solutions to a Global Problem
Educational inequality is a universal problem, but it manifests itself in different countries in different ways. Comparing the issue across different contexts is always interesting—even more so if the person doing the comparing has a diverse set of examples to draw upon. Adam Gemar earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in the US before earning his Doctoral degree at Durham University (UK). Now he is a Postdoctoral Fellow at HSE University’s Institute of Education, where he is studying educational inequality in Russia with the Centre for Cultural Sociology. In his interview, he spoke about his research, life in Moscow, and Russian winters.

Discovering HSE University and Russia

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The HSE Look is restarting a column about life in Russia, what can be discovered in its various cities, and interesting venues at HSE University and beyond. Here is a column by Dr Jamie Costley