One out of every five Russian undergraduates will drop out. The following are the ten most common reasons why, according to HSE researchers.
December 28, 2016
Student can suffer from depression and other signs of emotional burnout if they study too hard or choose the wrong specialization, HSE researchers have found.
December 21, 2016
A good knowledge of algebra and geometry helps schoolchildren to solve some other types of tasks, including applied ones. These are the findings made by researchers from HSE, Stanford, and Michigan State University in a joint study.
November 23, 2016
Social scientists from National Research University Higher School of Economics (NRU HSE) measured scientific capital of 39 physics institutions of Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). More detailed information about research results can be found in the journal Scientometrics.
October 28, 2016
Transparent rules of conduct for teachers and students can contribute to student engagement in learning.
October 19, 2016
Academic misconduct such as plagiarism, cheating and paying someone to write your course paper may be triggered by 'school fatigue', research suggests.
September 12, 2016
A positive school climate can support better learning.
September 07, 2016
One in ten Russian researchers who publish prolifically are working simultaneously in more than one country. According to HSE researchers, they are usually attracted to countries such as the U.S., Germany, France and the U.K.
June 06, 2016
The more books in the family and the richer and more educated the parents, the more likely it is that the children will do well at school.
May 16, 2016
Youth in medium-sized and small towns who engage in after-school activities such as hobby clubs are less likely to drink alcohol. Generally, school-age youth in communities with higher educational levels, social and professional status are less vulnerable to alcohol abuse.
April 20, 2016
Families' limited cultural capital can hinder social mobility for their school-age childern and 'doom' them to a particular educational path. Academic performance being comparable, the chances of continuing studies in high school (grades 10 and 11) after nine years of secondary school are unequal for teenagers from families of different socioeconomic status. While children of well-educated and affluent parents usually go on to high school and then to college, their peers from working-class families often switch to vocational school despite good academic performance, thus maintaining socioeconomic inequality.
March 24, 2016
Shadow education for high school students, such as private tutors or
preparatory courses, is often treated by families as a mega-project requiring
substantial investments of money and effort. Such investments, however, rarely
pay off for underachieving students who are often unaware of the quality of
shadow education and thus may choose the wrong providers. A study by Andrey
Zakharov, Deputy Head of the HSE Institute of Education’s International
Laboratory for Education Policy Analysis, and Prashant Loyalka, leading
research fellow of the same Institute, has debunked some of the more popular
myths concerning the effect of shadow education.
January 18, 2016