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Twenty-five Years of Change in Post-Soviet Education

Last week’s round-up of World University News features Lucas Bischof taking on the newly released volume, 25 Years of Transformations of Higher Education Systems in Post-Soviet Countries: Reform and Continuity.

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Hard yet Profitable

What teachers think about the performance-based contracts

'The Economist' on IOE’s Vision of Future-proof Education

A European round-up in the May 26 issue of The Economist spotlights what Vladimir Putin’s fourth presidential term will likely bring for Russian education and how the country’s academic progressives, led by the HSE Institute of Education, conceive of L&D policy priorities and reforms.

Exploring Student Perceptions of University Mergers

A recent study by IOE expert Ksenia Romanenko looks at how students perceive changes that take place across the academic and organizational domains as a result of university mergers. The paper has been published in the latest issue of Higher Education in Russia and Beyond, a joint project between HSE and Boston College Center of International Higher Education.

How International Tests Fail to Inform Policy: the Mystery of the Australian Case

Education experts Tatiana Khavenson and Martin Carnoy of IOE and Leila Morsy of the University of New South Wales (Australia) have analyzed Australia’s PISA and TIMSS data for a decade-and-a-half period through 2015 to test the validity of the most popular explanations that Australian education officials have voiced in recent years for the students’ steadily shrinking performance on PISA tests. The study results have been published in Elsevier’s International Journal of Educational Development.

IOE Scholars Contribute to UNESCO’s 2017/18 GEM Report on Accountability in Education

Researchers at the IOE Laboratory for University Development have been commissioned by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) unit to take part in drafting one of GEM’s latest massive studies, the 2017/18 Report on Accountability in Education. For purposes of this report, IOE's leading experts Dmitry Semyonov, Daria Platonova, Natalia Isaeva and Anna Kobtseva have prepared two background research papers taking national and international perspectives on various facets of university and student accountability.

Exploring University Internationalization and Student Global Competence Gains

A paper co-authored by IOE doctoral scholar Irina Shcheglova, which analyzes how US universities’ expanding international agendas relate to student global competence additions, has been published in the online repository of UC Berkeley’s Center for Studies in Higher Education.

Papers by IOE Experts Featured in Springer’s New Volume on Educational Reforms and Innovation

Several academic papers by leading experts at the HSE Institute of Education have been featured in Springer’s newly released volume Reforms and Innovation in Education, edited by Alexander M. Sidorkin and Mark K. Warford. The authors explore various factors and processes shaping the relationships between educational reforms, as driven by deep and progressive socioeconomic changes, their effects on innovations across the educational realm, and the implications for the quality of human capital.

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Immeasurable Hardiness of Character

What is 'grit' all about, and why do we need to take a fresh perspective on it? These questions are addressed in a recent study by IOE experts Yulia Tyumeneva, Elena Kardanova and Julia Kuzmina.

IOE Academics Recognized for High-impact Research

A cross-country benchmarking of student achievement gains in vocational versus general secondary tracks, which was published by IOE experts Julia Kuzmina and Martin Carnoy in 2016, has received a 2017 Highly Commended Award from Emerald’s International Journal of Manpower.