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  Russia - Education
Post-Soviet education reform also stressed teaching objectively, thus discarding all forms of the narrow, institutional views that had dominated the previous era and preparing young people to deal with all aspects of the society they would encounter by presenting a broader interpretation of the world.
In 1993 Russia was forced to close about 20,000 of its schools because of physical inadequacy, and an estimated one-third of the national school capacity was in need of large-scale repair.
Among Russia's educational reforms is a regulation authorizing school officials to expel students fourteen years of age or older who are failing their courses.
countrystudies.us /russia/52.htm   (2970 words)

 Education in Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As a result of great emphasis on science and technology in education, Russian medical, mathematical, scientific, and space and aviation research is generally of a high order.
Free higher education is the main reason why more than 20% of Russians age 30–59 hold six-year degrees (this number is twice as high as that of the United States).
In Russia school accreditation/national recognition is directly overseen by the Education Ministry of Russia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Education_in_Russia   (1352 words)

 ELIAN TRAVEL / Education in Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Russia inherited a well-developed, comprehensive system of education from the Soviet period, and most adults in Russia are literate.
In the early 1990s Russia had 519 institutions of higher education with 2,763,000 students, or approximately 11 percent of the total population over the age of 15.
Undergraduate training in higher educational institutions generally involves a four- or five-year course of study, after which students might enroll for graduate training for a one- to three-year term.
www.loverussianwife.com /travel/russia/about/education.htm   (535 words)

 Higher Education :: System of Russian Education :: USEIC
The majority of state institutes of higher education are regulated by the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation.
With the reforms of 1990s institutes of higher education got the right to reorganize their main activities and this led to mass raising the statuses from "institutes" to "academies" and "universities".
The aim of community accreditation is appreciation of the level of activities of institute of higher education, which corresponds to the criteria and expectations of civic educational, professional, scientific and industrial organizations.
www.useic.ru /russian_education/higher.htm   (976 words)

 Educational system in Russia
Education in Russia is compulsory up to the 9th form inclusive.
The stages of compulsory schooling in Russia are: primary education for ages 6-7 to 9-10 inclusive; and senior school for ages 10-11 to 12-13 inclusive, and senior school for ages 13-14 to 14-15 inclusive.
Higher education institution, that is institutes or universities, offer a 5-years programme of academic subjects for undergraduates in a variety of fields, as well as a graduate course and writes a thesis, he or she receives a candidates degree or a doctoral degree.
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Secondary (complete) general education on the basis of basic general education continues for two years and ends when students are 17-18.
Higher education is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, which is responsible for the accreditation and licensing of HEIs and for developing and maintaining State Educational Standards.
There are three levels of higher education: 1) incomplete higher education (2 years at least); 2) basic higher education (4 years) leading to the Bakalavr's degree, the first university level degree; 3) postgraduate higher education (total number of years of post-secondary education: 5-6 years or more).
www.euroeducation.net /prof/russco.htm   (1988 words)

 Field Ecology Education in Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
The final aim of the environmental education is the formation of a "healthy environment community" that lives in harmony with nature.
The "technical" trend in the environment education is based on studying the results of the industrial influence on the environment and the ways of struggle with pollution by various technical means.
The regeneration of the roots of the environmental education coincided with the "changing course" of the whole country and falling into an economic decay - all these events were reflected in shattering the establishments of the additional education.
www.creekfarm.net /partners/ecosystem/us/feduc.htm   (1468 words)

 International Higher Education--19/13
In Russia, the interaction between secondary and higher education has become a serious problem that must be resolved in the near future.
In January 2000, a new "national doctrine of education in the Russian Federation" was discussed at the All-Russia meeting of educators.
However, in Russia such a system would seem to be unrealizable as yet due to major descrepancies between standards of secondary education in urban and village areas.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/avp/soe/cihe/newsletter/News19/text13.html   (1016 words)

 Russia Education - Russian Visa Service
From an agrarian soci­ety in which literacy was limited to the few in the upper classes, the USSR achieved a lit­eracy rate of 98%, among the best in the world.
Russia continues to benefit from this legacy, although mandatory schooling has fallen to eight years from the Soviet Union 's 11.
Technical subjects such as science and mathematics are valued and bright students are encouraged to spe­cialise in a particular area from a young age.
www.visaexpress.net /russia/education.htm   (216 words)

 International Higher Education--6/6
One of the most visible changes in the Russian system of higher education today, as well as in many other transitional or politically reforming countries, is the emergence of private educational institutions.
Second, the private sector has provided a crucial avenue of access to higher education for thousands of students whom public educational institutions could not accept because of the limits imposed by state-planned enrollment.
Having decided to follow a Western style of education - granting a bachelor's or master's degree--some private universities are in trouble now as to what such a degree means for their graduates in terms of future employment.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/avp/soe/cihe/newsletter/News06/text6.html   (874 words)

 Education Russia Europe Regional   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
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www.iaswww.com /ODP/Regional/Europe/Russia/Education   (380 words)

 Education in Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Education in Russia and the Former Soviet Union
The Re-Centering of Russian Education (Remarks from a roundtable at the conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Boston, MA, November, 1996)
Agenda for Joint Action in a number of areas crucial for the future of education in both Russia and the United States.
faculty.washington.edu /stkerr/russiapg.htm   (310 words)

 Education system in Russia
Secondary general education on the basis of basic general education continues for two years and ends when students are 17-18.
Russia's higher education system started with the foundation of the universities in Moscow and St. Petersburg in the middle of the 18th century.
Due in great part to demands of the international educational organizations, the system of education in Russia began to change over the past four to five years.
studyrussian.com /MGU/russian-education-system.html   (1073 words)

 Inclusive Education in Russia: a status report
There are over 10 million disabled people in Russia, nearly 700,000 who are children and young adults (18 years of age or younger).
Disabled children and young adults have the right to be educated in a mainstream school setting with their peers.
According to Ministry of Education figures, there are approximately 1,500,000 children of school age with special needs in Russia: 500,000 of them are officially considered disabled children.
www.disabilityworld.org /12-02_05/news/inclusiveedrussia.shtml   (409 words)

 East/West Education
East/West Education, a journal that is now nearly two decades old, was founded in 1977 by a group of international scholars led by Patrick L. Alston.
The goal was to create a comparative and historical context for the study of Russian, Soviet and European education in the broadest sense, from upbringing and culture (vospitanie) to pedagogy and instructions (obrazovanie).
From 1977 to 1985 the journal was titled Slavic and European Education Review (SEER) and, under the editorship of Cynthia Whittaker, it concerned itself with education in Russia, the Soviet Union, and Eastern and Western Europe.
www.civilsoc.org /print/educultr/eweduc.htm   (472 words)

 Inclusive Education Comes to Russia
For the purpose of this article, inclusive education is the practice of educating students with disabilities in mainstream schools in their neighborhood.
The competition to mark the contribution to inclusive education was the first of its kind in Russia and has set the foundation for future competitions with wider involvement.
The purpose is to unite special educators, officials, mainstream school educators, activists and parents to develop and monitor a national strategy on inclusive education in Russia.
www.disabilityworld.org /12-01_06/inclusiveeducation.shtml   (2220 words)

 Pravda.RU Education to promote Russia's competitiveness
The education ministry has said the planned reduction of the number of higher education institutes is not due to a decline in the number of conscription deferments.
Mr Fursenko said at a board meeting of the Russian Union of Rectors last week that the inspection of private higher education establishments and state institutes' branches would be launched in September with the aim of further reducing their number.
The Education and Science Ministry has not thus far prepared a list of the institutes to be checked and a relevant schedule, according to Andrei Volodin, the ministry's press spokesman.
newsfromrussia.com /main/2004/07/09/54906.html   (1737 words)

Russia, the largest country of the world, is full of educational opportunities.
Especially the technical education of Russia is recognized all over the world.
Since the technical education of Russia is of high standard, the most popular courses of the country are technical i.e.
www.angelfire.com /ok5/goldenbreed/Russia.htm   (273 words)

 Peace Corps Kids World -- Russia Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
As Russian English teachers continue to leave local schools to take higher paying positions in the private sector, the Peace Corps is focusing its efforts on training the next generation of Russian English teachers.
Russia's economic problems have made it difficult for the Ministry of Education to provide modern textbooks to schools, many of which are still using Soviet textbooks containing anti-American propaganda.
In Western Russia, Volunteers authored five textbooks that were published regionally at low cost.
www.peacecorps.gov /kids/world/europemed/rus_education.html   (159 words)

 The Moon To Warm Mankind :: Science Overview :: Education & Science :: Russia-InfoCentre
Kaluga has recently welcomed 41st science conference dedicated to the memory of Tsiolkovsky, where scientists and engineers from Russian and other countries have discussed prospects of world space exploration.
I hope that these countries will unite their efforts with Russia and come out with a joint project, which would be a success.
No part of the content may be used without the prior written permission of the copyright owner.
www.russia-ic.com /education_science/science/science_overview/259   (721 words)

 RIA Novosti - Russia - Russia's Putin highlights education as G8 priority
Russia, which hosts a G8 summit in St. Petersburg this weekend, said education would be one of three key issues on the summit agenda, along with energy security and the fight against infectious diseases.
Putin told the junior world summit (J8) that Russia hoped to advance G8 decisions on education which had not been fulfilled promptly and in full.
At home, Putin made education a target of one of the four national projects to raise living standards.
en.rian.ru /russia/20060714/51365716.html   (346 words)

 RIA Novosti - Russia - Minister warns of higher education decline in Russia
While talking to journalists in the U.S. capital on Monday evening, Andrei Fursenko said the quality of education in Russian higher education establishments had declined and the number of specialists graduating with the appropriate level of knowledge had fallen.
The minister continued that university heads estimated that only 10-20% of higher education establishments provided the proper level of education that had once made Russia proud.
Bribery within education institutions is known to be a problem in Russia, and Fursenko said tighter controls over final graduation exams, a "real fight against corruption", would be one way to tackle the decline in standards.
en.rian.ru /russia/20051206/42326516.html   (282 words)

 Alcoa in Russia
By supporting the efforts of most capable and diligent students, the Program aims to help increase the prestige of technical education which was undermined by the dramatic changes in the Russian society over the last 20 years.
Alcoa Russia’s partnership with these universities and its program to improve the quality of technical education is an example of corporate social responsibility in action, and it will not impose any obligations on students.
This Committee in each of the partner universities will include representatives of the university and one of Alcoa Russia locations, as well as representatives of local educational authorities and most respected decision makers in the community.
www.alcoa.com /russia/en/news/releases/technical_education_program.asp   (287 words)

 Special Education in Russia, IPP, UMSL
This Grammar school is a new type of educational establishment whose training programs are directed towards achieving a high level of educational achievement for all pupils.
One of the main aims of the school is to prepare pupils for continuing their education in higher educational institutions through developing their personality and fostering positive constructive attitudes.
The educational program of the school focuses on individual children’s speech difficulties and the problems that can appear when they are learning to write.
www.umsl.edu /~ipp/studytour.htm   (2286 words)

 Paid Education: Russia's Prospects - Pravda.Ru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Russia President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with presidents of institutions of higher education in the city of Krasnoyarsk that the government would take up the issue in the nearest time.
According to the Russian president, members of the Council are mostly critical concerning the problem, as they think the Russian education system is better than the one the country may offer in the framework of the Bologna process.
Vladimir Putin says main objective of Russia's institutions of higher education is to promote their graduates on the European market, and at the same time keep the quality of education on a proper level and preserve the Russian education system.
english.pravda.ru /russia/politics/28-02-2004/4972-education-0   (518 words)

 Education in Russia
We were founded in 1991 by the heads of the Foreign Departments of several leading education establishments in St. Petersburg in order to increase and simplify the admission of students from foreign shores to them (educational establishments).
We operate through a worldwide network of highly qualified specialists and professionals who are involved in the field of educational consultation.
Implementing and executing new educational Programs which are focused on the needs of the 21st century in order to upgrade educational standards and academic levels in any field.
www.education.h1.ru   (306 words)

 System of Russian Education :: USEIC
The first section section contains a scheme of the Russian system of education and a short overview of secondary, professional, and higher education in Russia.
The second section has Rating of 604 Russian Institutes of Higher Education by the Minister of Education of the Russian Federation for 2003.
The third section of the section includes a list of 119 accredited non-state institutions of higher education located in Moscow.
www.useic.ru /russian_education   (157 words)

 Gifted Education in Russia and i
In Russia, there are no formal IQ tests in schools as compared to the IQ test in America.
IQ was defined by the Russian Teachers as “the result of some activity” or a “measure of intellectual faculties and possibilities.” Russian teachers determine the gifted skills of students by observing students in learning activities but also by examining writing skills.
As a result of these visits, the administrators and faculty at the Yaroslavl Distance Learning Center and at University of Missouri Extension and UMSL formed an educational exchange partnership between educators in Russia and in Missouri.
muextension.missouri.edu /russiamissouri/gifted.htm   (971 words)

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