Institute of Higher Education

Global Education Trends Research Section

The Global Education Trends Research Section is a structural unit of the Higher Education Institute, which is involved into studying and generalising the international trends in the field of the higher education, monitors contemporary education systems development models, and analyses strategies pursued by research universities.

The objective of the Section is the comprehensive research into the international competitiveness of educational systems, factors and conditions of the formation of competitive higher education establishments, and the development of proposals on the improvement of KNEU's competitive status.

Section's Research Areas:

  • the analysis of contemporary international trends of the higher education development and its role in the enhancement of the competitiveness of countries under conditions of the development of the knowledge-based economy;
  • the monitoring of development trends of the world-class universities;
  • the comparative analysis of strategies pursued by research universities in various countries of the world;
  • the diagnostics of key success factors of world-class universities (the Harvard Strategy);
  • the evaluation of the nature, scale and specific features of the educational policies pursued by the highly developed states of the world;
  • the research into novel educational technologies;
  • case method models of the 21st century;
  • the generalisation of the international experience of the commercialisation of educational and training technologies;
     
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Our Projects
  • Motivational factors of innovative activities of professors and teaching staff of the research universities;
  • Research into the teaching load on professors and teachers in universities;
  • Development trends of PhD programmes in world-class universities;
  • Trends of the assessment of the study work of students within the higher education quality assurance system;
  • Development and comparative analysis of the degree of the university autonomy in highly developed countries of the world;
  • Major trends and performance standards of world-class research universities.
  • Fundamental research at the expense of the general fund of the state budget "Strategy of the Establishment of World-class Research Universities in Ukraine";
  • Motivational factors of innovative activities of professors and teaching staff of the research universities;
  • Research into the teaching load on professors and teachers in universities;
  • Specific features of PhD programmes in world-class universities;
  • Assessment of the study work of students within the higher education quality assurance system;
  • Autonomy of universities in the system of the competitive development of the higher education system;
  • Major trends and performance standards of world-class research universities;
  • Research programmes in the full cycle of training of specialists;
  • Dublin model of universal characteristics of qualifications (Dublin descriptors);
  • Project of the scientific support to the team of students of Vadym Hetman KNEU in the national contest in writing investment reports Global Investment Research Challenge (GIRC) held on the initiative of the CFA Ukraine Ukrainian Fellowship of Investment Professionals on 21 December 2010.
  1. Monitoring of International ranking of universities and business schools EDUNIVERSAL EVALUATION SYSTEM (EES)  www.eduniversal.eu
  2. Coordination of KNEU participation in activities of the European Doctoral Programmes Association in Management and Business Administration (www.edamba.eu
  3. Preparation of materials of actual researches of  leading experts in the field of education:
  • Strategic principles of competitive universities in the 21st century (translation of a report of John V. Lombardy)
  • Organisation, management and competitiveness of Universities (translation of Lombardy Program report on the measurement of performance of universities)
  • Materials of the Higher Education Research Centre of the University of California Berkeley (translation of the report of Richard Atkinson, www.escholarship.org)
  1. Materials of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) on research in universities and doctoral degrees (www.leru.org and info@leru.org)
  2. Reference book of higher education establishments in Economics in Paris / Information materials of KNEU's Higher Education Institute, Kyiv, 2011
  3. Review of materials of the World Bank and European Investment Bank on creation and development of science parks and technopoles / Guidebook “Plan and manage a science park”

Section's Research Areas:

•    Research into, and analysis of, the Internet policies of leading universities of the world
•    Study of Internet ratings of universities of the world (includingWebometrics)
•    Research into, and development of, the Internet policy of KNEU
•    Study, analysis and evaluation of:

  • o    remote and mixed study tools;
  • Web 2.0 services;
  • virtual worlds;
  • serious games and simulations.

•    Study and development of knowledge visualisation systems
•    Organisation and holding of subject-oriented events.