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International Summer School on Higher Education Research

The IV International Summer School on Higher Education Research, which was devoted to ‘Higher Education, Society and State’, was held June 4-10 in St. Petersburg. Organized jointly with the China Institute for Educational Finance Research at Peking University, the Summer School brings together senior and junior scholars in the field of higher education research; it aims to facilitate the exchange of ideas, enhance research quality, and foster the integration of early-career researchers into the international academic community.

New Publication in an International Journal

An article by researcher at the Institute of Education Denis Zubalov has been published in STUF - Language Typology and Universals journal. It is an international journal, published in Germany, which is indexed in SCOPUS database.

OECD Higher Education Stakeholder Forum Kicks Start to 2 Benchmark Projects

The first OECD Higher Education Stakeholder Forum took place in Paris on June 17, attracting over 100 people from 30 countries, IoE Deputy Director among them. The aim of its participants was to generate suggestions on finalizing the design of two projects, which are the basis for the development of the sphere of higher education, implemented by OECD Education Policy Committee.

19th Meeting of OECD Early Childhood Education and Care Network – IoE Researcher Impressions

19th Meeting of OECD Early Childhood Education and Care Network – IoE Researcher Impressions
Member of the Research of Modern Childhood group, Anastasia Nisskaya, Ph.D., took part in the meeting of OECD Early Childhood Education and Care Network at the beginning of June. She later shared her impressions and thoughts on what is common for Russian and European preschool education.

New Issue of HERB Now Available Online

Higher Education in Russia and Beyond (HERB) team presents the 8th issue of a journal destined to bring current Russian, Central Asian and Eastern European educational trends to the attention of the international research community. This issue covers the transformation of higher education in former Soviet republics.

Post-Docs Research at the Institute of Education

Tatjana Kanonire received her PhD in Psychology from University of Latvia in Psychology. She joined HSE two years ago.  First, she spent a year at the International Research and Teaching Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research.  Since October 2015 she has been working at the Centre for Education Quality Monitoring of the Institute of Education.  Tatjana has talked to The HSE Look about her research interests and teaching activities at HSE.

749 Applications

from 18 countries were submitted for the third Innovation in Education Contest. The number of people wishing to take part in the competition increases year-on-year: in 2014 – 577 applications were received, and in 2015 – 678.

IoE Leading Researcher at the 4th Conference of Higher Education Research Association, University of Hong Kong

The 4th Conference of Higher Education Research Association took place at the  University of Hong Kong at the end of May. Igor Chirikov, Leading Research Fellow at the Institute of Eduaction and Managing Director of the Student Experience in the Research University International Consortium (SERU-I), participated in it with a report, dubbed “The Impact of the Project to Boost Global Competition (5-100) on Structural Transformations in Russian Universities".

New meetings and new plans for international cooperation

Major scientist in the field of Education Law and Policy, Professor Jan De Groof was on a work visit at the HSE Institute of Education to discuss perspectives of creation of the International Center for Education Law and Policy at the Institute.

On Cultural Sociology in Educational Research at Annual Yale Conference

The annual Spring Conference organized by the Sociology Department and the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University took place in late April. One of its sections was devoted to a new sub-discipline, cultural sociology of education, emerging with a valuable contribution of the Centre for Cultural Sociology and Anthropology of Education at the HSE Institute of Education.