It’s More Useful to Compare Students from Different Regions of a Single Country than from Different Countries
Professor Martin Carnoy of Stanford University and visiting professor at the Higher School of Economics, and Tatiana Khavenson, Research Fellow at the HSE Institute of Education, were among the authors of the report ‘An Analysis of the Impact of Education Policies on Student Achievement in the United States’, which was recently presented in Washington, DC. The key provisions of this report are of use when it comes to analyzing the situation in Russian education.
On October 29th, 2015, an open discussion on ‘The Real Way to Personalized Education’ was held at the HSE Institute of Education. It belonged to the series of HSE joint events with the ‘Theory and Practice’ educational project as part of the evening cultural programme of the Open Innovations 2015 Forum.
A collective article by Nadezda Bysik, Katsiaryna Kukso, Natalia Isaeva, Nadezhda Evstigneeva and others has been published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Education. The issue is dedicated to the first results of the international comparative research ‘7 System Leadership Study’.
The article ‘Excellence-Driven Policies and Initiatives in the Context of Bologna Process: Rationale, Design, Implementation and Outcomes’ by Isak Froumin and Mikhail Lisyutkin was published in the collection ‘The European Higher Education Area. Between Critical Reflections and Future Policies’ issued by Springer.
Isak Froumin, Academic Supervisor of the Institute of Education presented his keynote address ‘“Accelerated” World-Class Universities: What is Their ‘Secret’ and How It Could Be Measured’ at the event.
The article ‘The Plod of Sectorial Higher Education? The Case of Agricultural Universities in Russia’ by Isak Froumin, Academic Supervisor of the Institute of Education and Sergey Malinovsky, Deputy Head of the Project Laboratory for Universities Development was published in the latest issue of the journal ‘Higher Education in Russia and Beyond’ (HERB). The authors analyze if sectoral approach has a right to exist in the new social reality and market-shaped economy, and what limits and constraints it faces.
The Annual Conference of The Consortium of higher education Researchers / CHER 28th Annual Conference took place in Lisbon, Portugal, on September 7-9. This year’s topic was ‘Global Challenges, National Initiatives, and Institutional Responses – The Transformation of Higher Education’. The participants discussed recent transformations in higher education: global challenges that the universities face, and the ways to cope with these challenges.
A research group from Japan visited HSE Institute of Education on September 10. The delegation came to Moscow to study the reform of pedagogical education in Russia.
On September 13, as part of the EdCrunch 2015 conference devoted to new educational technologies and progressive pedagogical approaches, the final round of the KIvO-2015 Innovations in Education Competition will take place. Below, the head of the Institute of Education’s Centre for the Study of Educational Innovations, Alexander Sidorkin, talks about innovations and the people behind them.