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Elena Kardanova

  • Elena Kardanova has been at HSE since 2010.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2009

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Differential Equations, Dynamic Systems and Optimal Control
    Zhdanov Leningrad State University

  • 1992
    Associate Professor
  • 1980

    Diploma in Mathematics
    Zhdanov Leningrad State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2015, 2014, 2013

Student Term / Thesis Papers

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  • 2015

    16th Annual AEA-Europe Conference (Глазго). Presentation: The challenges of equating tests between Russia and Scotland

  • 2014
    15th Annual AEA-Europe Conference (Таллинн). Presentation: Cross-cultural comparability of SAM-Math results
  • ECER 2014, Porto The Past, Present and Future of Educational Research in Europe. Presentation: Cross-cultural Comparability of Survey Data: Case of Nordic-Baltic Comparative Study"; "Measuring Heterogeneity Of The Educational System
  • 2013
    7th International Technology, Education and Development Conference INTED 2013 (Валенсия). Presentation: Academic Heterogeneity of Universities Freshmen
  • 7th International Technology, Education and Development Conference INTED 2013 (Валенсия). Presentation: The results of student achievement monitoring in primary school and their connection to educational environment characteristics
  • 14th Annual AEA-Europe Conference (Paris). Presentation: Comparative Study on Mathematics Teachers’ Beliefs and Practices
  • 14th Annual AEA-Europe Conference (Paris). Presentation: Student Achievement Monitoring Toolkit (SAM): Validity and Reliability Issues
  • 2012
    4th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN12) (Барселона). Presentation: New technologies of assessment: School Achievements Monitoring
  • 13th annual AEA-E Conference (Берлин). Presentation: School Achievements Monitoring Toolkit: Framework and First Results


Timetable for today

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Immeasurable Hardiness of Character

What is «grit» and why it's time to rethink it

Children of Richer Parents Do Better at School

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.

Institute of Education Researchers Attend Meeting of American Educational Research Association

Elena Kardanova, the director of the Centre of Education Quality Monitoring, and Alina Ivanova, junior research fellow of the same centre, have participated in the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) held in Washington, DC. The conference dedicated to ‘Public Scholarship to Educate Diverse Democracies’ took place on April 7–12 and gathered around 14000 participants from all over the world.

IoE researchers at the AERA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC

Two researchers of the Institute of Education have taken part in the AERA Annual Meeting that was held in Washington, DC on April, 7–12. Alina Ivanova, IoE postgraduate student, shares her view on five reasons to attend one of the largest conferences in the field of education research.

Publication by IOE Staff Members in International Journal

The article ‘Developing instruments to assess and compare the quality of engineering education: the case of China and Russia’ by the group of IOE staff members (Elena Kardanova, Prashant Loyalka,  Igor Chirikov, Ekaterina ENchikova) was published on the online platform of the journal ‘Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education’ issued by Taylor & Francis.

International iPIPS Research Evaluates Children’s Success — not Countries’

On October 28, the HSE Institute of Education seminar discussed international comparative research project – iPIPS (The International Performance Indicators in Primary Schools). It examines child development on enrolling in school and during their first year of studies. The research was carried out in the UK, and HSE Institute of Education specialists adapted it – and for the first time carried it out in Russia.