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Kovaleva, G. – Russian Education and Society, 2010
In terms of the quality of the teaching of mathematics and the natural sciences, Russia's school students in the fourth and eighth grades rank among the top ten countries out of the fifty-nine countries taking part in the TIMSS-2007 study. For Russia, TIMSS [Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study] is the first international…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Mathematics Education, Science Education
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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; Froumin, Isak; Loyalka, Prashant K.; Tilak, Jandhyala B. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2014
Because higher education serves both public and private interests, the way it is conceived and financed is contested politically, appearing in different forms in different societies. What is public and private in education is a political--social construct, subject to various political forces, primarily interpreted through the prism of the state.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Educational Change, Higher Education
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Dorozhkin, Evgenij M.; Chelyshkova, Marina B.; Malygin, Alexey A.; Toymentseva, Irina A.; Anopchenko, Tatiana Y. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The relevance of the investigated problem is determined by the need to improving the evaluation procedures in education and the student assessment in the age of the context of education widening, new modes of study developing (such as blending learning, e-learning, massive open online courses), immediate feedback necessity, reliable and valid…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Item Response Theory, Mathematical Models
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Muskhanova, Isita V.; Zyryanova, Angelina V.; Kurdyumov, Vladimir I.; Pugacheva, Anna S.; Shaidullina, Albina R. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The relevance of the study is conditioned by the reassessment of the value of security as the basis for sustainable development of civil legal relations, ensuring the protection of the vital interests of the individual, society and state, as well as the preservation of civil peace, political and social stability in society. The purpose of the…
Descriptors: Safety, Civil Rights, History, Civil Rights Legislation
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Shagurova, Angelina Alexandrovna; Ivanovna, Efremova Galina; Aleksandrovna, Bochkovskaya Irina; Denisenko, Sergey Ivanovich; Valerievich, Tarasov Mihail; Viktorovna, Nekrasova Marina; Potutkova, Svetlana Anatolievna – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The article discusses the basic ideas of volunteering; it analyzes the data of psychological studies on social activity and it highlights the importance of studying the motivational part of volunteering. The conclusion on structure and content of volunteering is made. Key focus is on the fact that volunteering is of particular importance in the…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Psychology, Foreign Countries, Psychological Studies
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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
Kommers, Piet, Ed.; Issa, Tomayess, Ed.; Issa, Theodora, Ed.; McKay, Elspeth, Ed.; Isias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
These proceedings contain the papers and posters of the International Conferences on Internet Technologies & Society (ITS 2016), Educational Technologies (ICEduTech 2016) and Sustainability, Technology and Education (STE 2016), which have been organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries, Internet, Educational Technology
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Ezhov, Sergey G.; Komarova, Nataliya M.; Khairullina, Elmira R.; Rapatskaia, Liudmila, A.; Miftakhov, Radik R.; Khusainova, Liana R. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The research urgency is caused by the increase of social responsibility of universities for improvement of the quality of higher education and development of students' socio-professional values. In terms of the conflicting realities of modern society the youth policy at the University is the most important tool to form students' commitment to…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, Foreign Countries, Self Actualization, Student Government
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Sadykova, Aida G.; Shelestova, Olga V. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The relevance of the present research stems from the need to consider the ways of preventing conflicts between the objective necessity of development of students' creative activity in the learning process, and insufficient development of pedagogical conditions for its effective implementation in theoretical and methodological terms. The article is…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Science Education, Creative Development, Foreign Countries
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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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Kuraev, Alex – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
Historically, the university was an alien establishment for Russia, reflecting the political ambition of its leadership, not the organic impetus of Russian society. In Soviet academia, the notion of university education was replaced by the concept of vocational-technical training. As a creation of the Soviet government, Soviet higher education…
Descriptors: Western Civilization, Administrative Organization, Higher Education, International Education
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Zuckerman, G. A.; Obukhova, O. L. – Russian Education & Society, 2015
D. Elkonin's thesis that thinking is much more closely related to writing than to oral speech formed the basis of our three-year formative experiment at the elementary school level. In order to test this idea, second-graders through fourth-graders were given a few assignments in which they were asked to exchange thoughts in writing with their…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Skill Development, Elementary School Students, Russian
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Smolentseva, Anna – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
The great expansion of participation in higher education in Russia in the post-Soviet period was the layered and contradictory result of both conditions established in the Soviet period, and the structuring of reforms after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1992. The Soviet government was strongly committed to the expansion of education across…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Neoliberalism, Foreign Countries, Equal Education
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Volkov, Yury Grigoryevich; Khunagov, Rashid Dumalichevich; Kumykov, Auyes Mukhamedovich; Krotov, Dmitriy Valeriyevich; Magomedov, Magomedgabib Gasankhanovich – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The study is founded on the author's comprehension of the methodological turn associated with the understanding of the future as social reality that is predetermined by social subjectness within the framework of creating the future in social practices of the creative class in Russian society. The authors of the study come to the conclusion that in…
Descriptors: Sociology, Humanization, Foreign Countries, Social Change
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