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Institute of Education

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Parents' Education Can Hinder Social Mobility for Children

Parents' Education Can Hinder Social Mobility for Children
Families' limited cultural capital can hinder social mobility for their school-age childern and 'doom' them to a particular educational path. Academic performance being comparable, the chances of continuing studies in high school (grades 10 and 11) after nine years of secondary school are unequal for teenagers from families of different socioeconomic status. While children of well-educated and affluent parents usually go on to high school and then to college, their peers from working-class families often switch to vocational school despite good academic performance, thus maintaining socioeconomic inequality.

New Issue of HERB features an Article by IoE Director

The first article of the current issue of HERB journal, published by the HSE in March, is "Authentic Improvement: A Case for Flexible Faculty Evaluation Policies” by Alexander M. Sidorkin, Dean of Institute of Education.

Dr. Werner Binder (Masaryk University, Czech Republic) on Cultural Sociology and Cooperation with the IoE

Dr. Werner Binder of Masaryk University, Czech Republic, a specialist in cultural sociology, has been in collaboration with the HSE Institute of Education for a couple of years. During his visit to Moscow two years ago, Dr. Binder gave public lectures and headed a workshop at the IoE. In the interview, he dwells on the participation in the IoE project “Trajectories in Education and Career”, as well as his cooperation with Dmitry Kurakin, Director of the Center for Cultural Sociology and Anthropology of Education.

57%

of junior undergraduate students applied for admission to more than one programme or to more than one university. 

Participation in SERU International Symposium at Tongji University, China

The Institute of Education has taken part in the organization of SERU symposium, themed “Data-driven improvement of student experience at research universities in Asia”, that was held in Shanghai in January.

IoE postgraduate student participates in Durham University workshop

Manager and postgraduate student of the Institute of Education took part in a workshop, organized by the Center for Evaluation & Monitoring of the University of Durham last December, to study foreign experience in assessment of elementary education quality.

‘Global Competition and Collaboration Strategies of Research Universities in China and Russia’ workshop at University of Hong Kong

HSE researchers have attended a workshop dubbed “Global Competition and collaboration Strategies of Research Universities in China and Russia”, which took place on December 16-17.

IoE researcher at PESA conference in Melbourne

The 45th annual conference of the Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA) had a chance to listen to a report from Russia. It was made by IoE researcher Petr Safronov.

16th Annual AEA-Europe Conference

The 16th Annual AEA-Europe conference, dedicated to the Assessment and Social Justice, was held in Glasgow on November 4-8. Over 300 participants took part in the event this year.

HSE Researchers at the Annual ASHE Conference in Denver

On 4th - 7th November the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, ASHE took place in Denver, Colorado. Incorporated in 1976 ASHE is the oldest professional association in higher education studies and has more than 2,000 members, mostly Americans.