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Carnoy, Martin; Khavenson, Tatiana; Ivanova, Alina – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2015
In this paper, we develop a multi-level comparative approach to analyse Trends in International Mathematics and Science Survey (TIMSS) and Programme of International Student Achievement (PISA) mathematics results for a country, Russia, where the two tests provide contradictory information about students' relative performance. Russian students do…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Policy, Achievement Tests, Mathematics Achievement
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Gostev, Aleksandr N.; Turko, Tamara I.; Shchepanskiy, Sergey B. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The article presents the results of legal monitoring and those of a sociological research on the efficiency of social mechanisms in Russian Federation education policy. The data obtained substantiates: the need for systematic improvement of Russian legislation in the education sector; revised notions and content of social mechanisms in Russian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Legislation, Social Influences
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Maximova, Olga; Belyaev, Vladimir; Laukart-Gorbacheva, Olga – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2017
The relevance of the problem range addressed in the study is conditioned by the system of education functioning under multiculturalism in modern polyethnic societies and their social stability much depending on the balanced use of languages of ethnoses that reside in the region as well as on the respectful attitude to their representatives in…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Bilingual Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Smolentseva, Anna – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
This paper studies transformations in the role of higher education in Russia as represented in official Soviet and post-Soviet policy documents between the 1950s and 2013. The focus is on the categories defining the purposes and tasks of higher education in the larger context of society and economy. There is a basic dichotomy in relation to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Educational Change, Higher Education
Tatto, Maria Teresa, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2013
The Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M), conducted under the aegis of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), was designed to inform policy and practice in mathematics teacher education. For educational policymakers, TEDS-M contributes data on institutional arrangements that…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Bodovski, Katerina; Kotok, Stephen; Henck, Adrienne – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2014
Although communist ideology claimed to destroy former class stratification based on labour market capitalist relationships, "de facto" during socialism one social class hierarchy was substituted for another that was equally unequal. The economic transition during the 1990s increased stratification by wealth, which affected educational…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Political Attitudes, Ideology, Social Stratification
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Peretyatko, Artyom Yu.; Zulfugarzade, Teymur E. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2017
The paper reviews the project of reforms in the Don education, which were proposed by prominent public figures in the early 1860s., namely by A. M. Dondukov-Korsakov, Kh. I. Popov and N. I. Krasnov. Based on archival materials and publications by these authors, which in some cases have not been previously used in scientific studies, the paper…
Descriptors: Public Education, Educational Development, Educational Change, Educational History
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Carnoy, Martin; Khavenson, Tatiana; Loyalka, Prashant; Schmidt, William H.; Zakharov, Andrey – American Educational Research Journal, 2016
International assessments, such as the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), are being used to recommend educational policies to improve student achievement. This study shows that the cross-sectional estimates behind such recommendations may be biased. We use a unique data set from one country that applied the PISA mathematics test…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Outcomes of Education, Longitudinal Studies, Achievement Tests
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Kalimullin, Aydar M.; Yungblud, Valery T.; Khodyreva, Elena A. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The relevance of the studied issue is based on the need to develop theoretical approaches to project management at a higher educational institution taking into consideration the specifics of the subject area of the projects that ensure finding the "growth points" and addressing the long-term objectives of a university in the field of…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Educational Objectives, Educational Innovation, Educational Policy
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Almeida, Patrícia Albergaria, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Chigisheva, Oksana, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2013
This volume contains papers submitted to the 11th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 14-17 May 2013, and papers submitted to the 1st International Distance Partner Conference, organized by the International Research Centre "Scientific Cooperation,"…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Comparative Education, Global Approach
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Veraksa, Aleksander; Veraksa, Nikolay – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2016
This article defines the concepts related to symbolic and sign representations, cognition and learning in the early years. The first study experiment of teaching 33 preschool children (19 boys and 14 girls; M = 68, 5 months) the notion of rainbow phenomenon proved the equal effectiveness of the use of both sign and symbolic tools. The second study…
Descriptors: Nouns, Language Acquisition, Preschool Children, Elementary School Students
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Leutwyler, Bruno, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Almeida, Patrícia Albergaria, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2012
This volume contains papers submitted to the 10th Annual Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, held in Kyustendil, Bulgaria, 12-15 June 2012. The overall goal of the 10th BCES conference is to facilitate discussion of different perspectives on international education providing a forum for scientific debate and constructive…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Conference Papers, International Education
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Dolzhikova, Anzhela V.; Moseikina, Marina N.; Vladimirsky, Irena – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Considering the fact that starting from January 1, 2015 the complex exam is introduced for the first time in the Russian Federation for the foreign citizens, who apply for obtaining the employment and residence permits, this article reveals the educational policy strategy on this category of foreigners. This policy is considered within the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Foreign Students, Sociocultural Patterns
Voogt, Joke, Ed.; Plomp, Tjeerd, Ed. – 1998
From 1992 to 1997, a joint Russian-Dutch project team contributed to the elaboration of education standards and an educational assessment system in the Russian Federation in the wake of the transition in the Russian Federation from a centralized to a decentralized society. The chapters in this book describe the results of the project and provide…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy