ERIC Number: ED196124
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Education in the U.S.S.R. Research and Innovation.
Rosen, Seymour M.
Following an introductory description of the structure, administration, and general character of the Soviet system of education, this document discusses the status of educational research and innovation in the USSR. The system of research is outlined, and the organization and areas of inquiry of the major research institutions, including the divisions of the Academy of Pedagogical Science and the Scientific-Research Institute on Problems of the Higher School, are reviewed. Recent educational innovations reported in the document include creating special schools for the gifted in science and mathematics, combining vocational and general education, adding management to the official list of higher education specialties, revising the syllabus of preschool education, providing schools specializing in foreign language instruction, and organizing preparatory departments for higher education. (PGD)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Educational Innovation, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, General Education, National Programs, Postsecondary Education, Research and Development Centers, Schools of Education, Second Language Programs, Technical Institutes, Vocational Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 017-080-01815-2, $1.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: USSR