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Study or Torture: Doing General Schooling in the Era of COVID-19

Study or Torture: Doing General Schooling in the Era of COVID-19
The pros and cons surrounding the migration of schools to remote learning amid policies to tame COVID-19 have been a site of starkly polarized debate since the very inception of the pandemic back to the spring of 2020. Stakeholders in general education – students, teachers, families, and institutional leaders – have all voiced their own and widely varying concerns about how K–11 schooling has been unfolding in the digital realm. These include fears over how well the learning process is being administered overall, a lack of adequate infrastructure and resources, disparities in how comfortable teachers and students have felt adapting to novel instructional and learning models as well as how they have been able to handle a surge in workloads, and growing unease over the quality of educational outcomes. Now that we are almost a year on since the COVID emergency took hold, IOE experts have set out to take stock of the lessons that we have learned so far from doing remote schooling in crisis times.

How Do Students Experience the Challenges of COVID?

How Do Students Experience the Challenges of COVID?
Last week’s session held as part of the World Bank–HSE University joint webinar series, ‘Education under COVID-19: Problems, Solutions, Perspectives, Research’ brought together international experts and participants from various corners of the globe to delve into students’ learning experiences amid challenges and limitations stemming from the COVID emergency.

How Is Education–Job Match Related to Students’ Future Incomes?

How Is Education–Job Match Related to Students’ Future Incomes?
Experts at the IOE Center for Vocational Education & Skills have joined forced with their colleagues at the HSE Laboratory for Labor Market Studies to demonstrate how the link between education and early work experiences of Russian students modifies their future careers and pay. The paper is featured in the latest issue of the ‘Education + Training’ academic journal by Emerald Publishing (UK).

Understanding Depression as Modifier of Social and Academic Achievement

Understanding Depression as Modifier of Social and Academic Achievement
At a recent webinar held as part of IOE’s Year 2019/20 Series on Educational R&D, Ivan Smirnov, Head of the IOE Laboratory for Educational Data Science presented about how students’ ‘digital footprints’ can help leverage our understanding of mental well-being in adolescents and the way it is related to academic achievement.

Degree from Home

Degree from Home
The Covid-19 pandemic has propelled universities to switch to online learning, which will probably foster the development of online higher education. IOE researchers joined forces with their American colleagues to demonstrate, based on a representative sample of STEM students, that online learning at university can be as effective as traditional in-person training.

Unequal Access Codes

Unequal Access Codes
What helps and what hinders access to good education in Russian regions

IOE to Pursue Cooperation with University of Iowa

HSE has recently entered into a cooperation agreement with the College of Education, University of Iowa. The document has been signed by Iowa University President James Bruce Harreld and HSE Vice Rector Ivan Prostakov. The first R&D outputs from the collaboration are expected to be presented this year.

Following in the Parents’ Footsteps

Following in the Parents’ Footsteps
How the social status of the family shapes the education of the child

Per Aspera — But Heading Where?

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Instructors hold differing opinions about doctoral school

A Lack of Transparency: Why Academic Fraud Is Becoming More of Problem

A Lack of Transparency: Why Academic Fraud Is Becoming More of Problem
Students cheat and plagiarize more if they believe most of their classmates to do just all the same. A recent study by Evgeniia Shmeleva and Tatiana Semenova, experts at the IOE Center for Sociology of Higher Education, looks at how factors of learning environment, and specifically the way students perceive the stance towards dishonest practices that their peers espouse, act as modulators of academic dishonesty.