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How Can We Train Effective Facilitators of Lifelong Learning?

How Can We Train Effective Facilitators of Lifelong Learning?
On June 18, Dr. Marie Arsalidou, Head of the HSE University Neuropsy Lab and Co-Director of the Science of Learning and Assessment (SOLA) Master’s at IOE, will be giving an online open lecture, ‘How We Train Professionals Who Can Facilitate Lifelong Learning.’ Everyone interested in the latest academic perspectives at the intersection of cognitive science and education is welcome to participate.

Exploring Links between Sports Knowledge, Education, and Women as Sports Consumers

Exploring Links between Sports Knowledge, Education, and Women as Sports Consumers
On June 11, Session 6 as part of IOE’s Fast-track Seminar Series in Education 2021 will feature a talk titled, ‘Sports Knowledge, Education, and Women as Omnivorous Sports Consumers.’ Everyone interested is welcome to join the open conversation on Zoom. 

How COVID-19 Has Affected Experiences of University Students

How COVID-19 Has Affected Experiences of University Students
On April 19, this year’s third session of the Observatory for Higher Education Transformations will host an open expert discussion titled, ‘Experiences of University Students during the Pandemic.’

School Barometer: Russian Students Still Not as Independent and Self-disciplined as Their European Peers

School Barometer: Russian Students Still Not as Independent and Self-disciplined as Their European Peers
The latest session of the IOE Weekly Seminar Series on Education R&D brought together a premier cohort of academics to discuss findings from a massive School Barometer survey of education stakeholders that spanned a landscape as wide and diverse as Russia, Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. The project outcomes suggest that Russian schooling is still not particularly good at nurturing in students the key ingredients of agency, such as independence, proactive thinking, and self-discipline.

Iranian Expert to Share Experience Teaching TRIZ in Primary School

Iranian Expert to Share Experience Teaching TRIZ in Primary School
On April 9, the fourth session of IOE’s Fast-track Seminar Series in Education R&D 2021 will feature an open expert talk titled, ‘Teaching TRIZ [Theory of Inventive Problem Solving] in Primary School: An Iranian Case Study.’

Upcoming Session by Observatory for Higher Education Transformations to Focus on University Financing post Covid-19

Upcoming Session by Observatory for Higher Education Transformations to Focus on University Financing post Covid-19
On March 25, a cohort of experts in various strands of higher education scholarship will meet online for this year’s second open session by the Observatory for Higher Education Transformations, an initiative to advance HE research and networking that spans IOE alongside a number of other leading academic hubs from across the globe. This time, the special theme of the session is, ‘Money Matters: University Finance in a Post-Pandemic Reality.’

Global Experts to Discuss Challenges and Transformations in Higher Education amid and post Pandemic

Global Experts to Discuss Challenges and Transformations in Higher Education amid and post Pandemic
On March 3, a premier group of scholars representing world-renowned powerhouses in social and educational R&D will meet online for this year’s debut session by the Observatory for Higher Education Transformations titled, ‘The Changing Landscape of Higher Education: New Practices and System-Wide Trends.’

New Issue of ‘Higher Education in Russia & Beyond’ Explores Global Perspectives in Doctoral Training

New Issue of ‘Higher Education in Russia & Beyond’ Explores Global Perspectives in Doctoral Training
The latest issue of ‘Higher Education in Russia & Beyond,’ an international journal published quarterly by HSE and the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College (USA), IOE’s long-standing partner for a diverse research agenda, looks at how doctoral education has been evolving in different nations and over various timeframes. A brief by IOE experts Saule Bekova and Ivan Smirnov gives a glimpse of key factors that have been reshaping the sentiment towards doctoral studies in Russia. In his contribution, Evgeny Terentev of the IOE Center for Sociology of Higher Education discusses the main sources of academic support to PhD candidates at Russian universities.

How Agency Acumen Is Related to Students’ Success Learning Remotely

How Agency Acumen Is Related to Students’ Success Learning Remotely
In December 2020, IOE expert Ulyana Zakharova took part in the eSTARS international conference of e-learning stakeholders, a joint initiative between HSE and Coursera, where she presented at a special session on sociology of higher education. In an interview with the HSE News Desk, Ulyana shared about how students’ prowess in key components of personal agency, such as self-efficacy, initiative, and self-direction, are related to their ability to adapt to and perform in distance education.

What Does the Future Hold in Store for Game-based Learning?

What Does the Future Hold in Store for Game-based Learning?
Recent times have witnessed actors in learning & development express more enthusiasm about game and simulation as important ingredients of educational tools that can engage and empower students so they become better prepared to learn and live in the 21st century. Earlier in September, Brighton, UK welcomed researchers, edutainment designers, and other stakeholders in education through play for the 15th European Conference on Game Based Learning (ECGBL). Marina Scherbakova of the IOE Laboratory for Advanced Measurements and Test Design was also taking part in the Conference sessions to share her experiences of working on a project team to develop a sci-fi educational game for mid-schoolers.