January 21, 2020, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin appointed Valery Falkov as Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation.
Vladimir Navodnov, Director of the National Centre for Public Accreditation, has presented the National Aggregate Ranking created by the Guild of Experts in the Sphere of Professional Education and the Accreditation in Education Journal.
A number of Russian universities participating in Project 5-100, including MIPT, MEPhI, and HSE, have entered the ranking of the world's best universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
The First Russia-UK University Rectors Forum took place in Moscow on November 12-13. This Forum was the result of joint efforts of the Russian Rectors’ Union, Universities UK International, Lomonosov Moscow State University, British Council, and British Embassy Moscow.
November 12, press conference on the MEDIAstrategy of Leadership in Education: Corporate, National, International Levels was held at the office of the Interfax news agency
Regional universities in Russia have strengthened their positions in QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe & Central Asia.
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Waldemar Siwiński, Vice-President of IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence, told Rossiyskaya Gazeta about what modern rankings lack.
The large-scale events of world significance were held as part of the Global University Summit at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. They were aimed at improving the competitiveness of higher education in Kazakhstan and the export potential of educational services and transforming Kazakhstan into a Central Asian Educational Hub.
The British company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has presented the ranking that analyzes correlation between HEIs' performance and subsequent employment of their graduates. Thirteen Russian universities have entered Top 500.
The delegation of the State Inspectorate for Supervision of Quality in Education under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan took part in the International Summit on Development of Global Education organized by Times Higher Education Agency.
In present-day conditions, the system of supplementary professional education becomes a powerful socio-economic tool. For the state and industry, this is a tool for training, retraining and adaptation of skilled personnel for new industries and technologically renewed production facilities. For citizens, including those in the assumed «risk zone» (representatives of «dying» professions, people nearing retirement age and women on maternity leave), this is an opportunity to build a career and improve individual wealth. How things stand with implementation of this strategy in Russia and how the system of supplementary professional education can be turned into a rapid response force, rather than a slow down force-all this was discussed at the round table «SPE: Growth Points in the Context of Continuing Education» organized by Accreditation in Education company with support from the Interfax News Agency.
RUR Ranking Agency has published the Russian Universities Ranking 2019 with Lomonosov Moscow State University, MEPhI, and National Research Tomsk State University in Top 3.