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Tatiana Khavenson

  • Tatiana Khavenson has been at HSE University since 2007.

Education and Degrees

  • 2019

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Education
    HSE University
    Thesis Title: Methodology of using large-scale assessment studies in education for educational policy

  • 2004

    Bachelor's in Sociology
    Lomonosov Moscow 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 – 2019, 2018, 2011

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "New Lecturers" (2009-2010)

Dissertation for a degree of Candidate of Science



Article Корчак А. Э., Хавенсон Т. Е. Понятие «качество» в высшем образовании: от офлайн- к онлайн-формату // Высшее образование в России. 2024. Т. 33. № 1. С. 9-27. doi










Article Орел Е. А., Хавенсон Т. Е. Отношение к статистике у студентов, изучающих социальные науки: операционализация понятия и его измерение // Психология. Журнал Высшей школы экономики. 2013. Т. 10. № 1. С. 37-54.



Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

The Methodology of Research in Management (Master’s programme; Institute of Education; 1 year, 1-3 module)Rus


  • Master degree education. 2021-current
  • Social inequality, factors of school education quality and students’ choice of educational trajectory. 2017
  • In-depth analysis of international studies of education quality for Russian Ministry of Education and Science. 2016
  • Factors affecting quality of education. Educational outcomes and social inequality. 2016

Conferences and research seminars


  • ECER 2018: Inclusion and Exclusion, Resources for Educational Research? Italy, Bolzano. 3-7 September 2018. Educational Trajectories of Resilient Students. Coauthors: Tatiana Chirkina, Marina Pinskaya, Roman Zvyagintsev

  • CHER 31st Annual Conference, NRU HSE,  30 August – 1 September 2018. The Role of Socio-Economic Status and Academic Performance in Students' Educational Trajectory in Russia. Moscow, Russia. Coauthor: Tatiana Chirkina
  • Семинар «Актуальные исследования и разработки в области образования» Института образования НИУ ВШЭ. 5 июня 2018. «Мы в город Изумрудный идём дорогой трудной, дорогой непрямой: как становятся инноваторами в образовании?». Соавтор: Королева Д.О.
  • Семинар «Актуальные исследования и разработки в области образования» Института образования НИУ ВШЭ. 24 апреля 2018. «Образовательные результаты и социальное неравенство в России: динамика и связь с образовательной политикой». Соавторы: Захаров А., Капуза А., Керша Ю.


  • CIES 2017 Annual meeting. March 2017. Atlanta, GA, USA. The Role of Human and Cultural Capital, and School Environment in Student Achievement in Russia. Coauthors: Volha Chykina, Katerina Bodovski.
  • CIES 2017 Annual meeting. March 2017. Atlanta, GA, USA. Educational inequality in Russia: The role of socio-economic status and academic achievements. Coauthors: Jackson Michelle, Carnoy Martin, Tatiana Chirkina.Slides (PDF, 455 Кб)
  • IEA Research, Analysis & Sampling Unit сolloquium. Hamburg, Germany. October 25th. Measuring SES. What do different SES measures add to each other in explaining educational outcomes


  • CIES 2016. Vancouver, Canada. March 6-10. Ticket to the Ark: does School Impact Student’s Resilience? Coauthors: Pinskaya Marina, Chirkina Tatiana, Kozina Natalia. 

     Slides (PDF, 669 Кб)

  • ISA RC33 9th International Conference on Social Science Methodology. Leicester, UK. September 2016. How Well School Age Children Report Family SES: Systematic Review.  Slides (PDF, 413 Кб). Conference paper.


  • LCSR International Annual Conference. Moscow, November 2015. The Unintended and Intended Academic Consequences of Educational Reforms: The Cases of Post-Soviet Estonia and Latvia. Coauthor: Martin Carnoy
  • CIES 2015. Washington, D.C. March 8-13. Analyzing the Impact of Educational Reforms on Russian- Medium Students in the Baltic Countries and Russia: A "Natural Experiment". Coauthor: Martin Carnoy.  Download (PDF, 463 Кб).


  • PISA survey: A Reflection of Estonian Education. 2014 August 25th, Narva, Estonia. PISA results in Russia. Plenary Session.  Download (PDF, 576 Кб) (in Russian).


  • 14th Annual Conference of Association for Educational Assessment – Europe. 6 – 9 November 2013, Paris Sorbonne. A Study of the Unified State Exam’s Validity in Russia. Coauthor: Soloveva A.  Download (PDF, 37 Кб).


  • 4th World Conference on Educational Sciences, WCES 2012. 02-05 February 2012, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Доклад: Adaptation of Survey of Attitudes Towards Statistics (SATS 36) for Russian sample. Coauthor: Orel E.
  • The 38th Annual International Conference of the International Association for Educational Assessment, Astana, 16-21 of September. Доклад: Master Program “Measurement in Psychology and Education”: Outcomes and Plans.


  • 11th European Conference on Psychological Assessment (ECPA2011), Riga, Latvia, August 31st to September 3rd, 2011. Доклад: Usage of vignettes for operationalization and measurement of emotional intelligence. Coauthor: Orel E.
  • The fourth Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Lausanne, Switzerland, from the 18th to the 22nd of July, 2011. Доклад: Does political opinions distribution in Russia match with German, French and American ones? (Crosscultural analysis). Coauthor Migol E. Slides.
  • The fourth Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Lausanne, Switzerland, from the 18th to the 22nd of July, 2011. Доклад: Combining different types of data in educational research. Data organization issues. Coauthor Tyumeneva Y.  Slides.


  • The 39th IIS World Congress "Sociology at the Crossroads". Armenia, Yerevan, 11-14.06.2009 (Тема доклада: Formal Concept Analysis and its Application to Research of Curriculum Structure)


2019-2022 Digital transformation of educational system: investigating innovation potential, diffusion of innovations at micro, meso, and macro-levels, and developing the mechanisms to support reforms (RSF #19-78-10127)


Professional development / Internships / Visiting scholar

  • 2022 - Leadership Skills. University of York
  • 2018 - The Second International Summer School Inequality of Educational Opportunities. HSE Institute of Education, Moscow, Russia
  • 2017 - IEA Academic Visitor Program. IEA Research, Analysis & Sampling Unit, Hamburg, Germany
  • 2017 - IERI Academy. Sampling in International Large-scale Assessment Studies
    Hamburg, Germany
  • 2017 - The Second International Summer School Inequality of Educational Opportunities. HSE Institute of Education, Moscow, Russia
  • 2014 - Summer school Structural Equation Modelling and Longitudinal Data Analysis with Mplus. Psychometrics Centre University of Cambridge
  • 2014 - Summer school Panel data analysis in education. NRU HSE, Moscow, Russia
  • 2013 – Institute on Statistical Analysis for Education Policy: Causal Inference. The American Educational Research Association
  • 2012, 2013 – Academic writing. NRU HSE, Moscow, Russia
  • 2012 – Spring school Multilevel AnalysisOxford, England
  • 2011 – Workshop Web surveys. Methodology. Lecturer: M.Couper. NRU HSE, Moscow, Russia
  • 2010 – Analyzing International Databases. IEA-ETS Research Institute. IERI Spring Academy. Hamburg, Germany
  • 2010 – Qualitative Comparative Analysis and Fuzzy Sets. ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques.  Ljubljana, Slovenia

New Institute of Education Master’s Programmes Win Potanin Foundation Grant Competition

The HSE University Institute of Education (IOE) will launch new courses as part of its master’s programmes in the 2022/23 academic year. They are designed to provide competencies to those either currently working or planning to work in education. The plans have already gained financial support: the Vladimir Potanin Foundation ran a grant competition in which two HSE University Institute of Education entries won grants and another made the reserve list.

‘The Opening of the Full-time Advanced Doctoral Programme Was a Gift from Fate for Me’

In 2010, HSE University launched the Full-time Advanced Doctoral Programme, an innovative programme for doctoral students at that time. At the beginning of 2021, an alumna of the programme’s first cohort became the first programme graduate to earn her Doctor of Sciences degree: Elena Vakulenko, Assistant Professor at HSE University’s Faculty of Economic Sciences. In an interview with HSE News Service, the professor discussed her academic career.

Russian and Hungarian Innovation Researchers Exchange the Best Educational and Expertise Practices

1825 kilometers, different time zones and borders closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic did not stop the study of “Cultural patterns as a factor of successful digital transformation of Russian and Hungarian educational systems” (RFBR grant № 20-513-23002). The Laboratory for Educational Innovation Research (LEIR)  and researchers from the Hungarian Eötvös Loránd University have a zoom-meeting every 2 weeks to work on a research project. The teams conduct joint research and develop long-term partnership in expert and educational areas. At the end of 2020, Russian and Hungarian teams had an online meeting to exchange their best educational practices.

Following in the Parents’ Footsteps

How the social status of the family programs the education of the child

Basic General

Dispelling some myths about school

World Experts Discuss Education for Sustainability at CIES 2019

San Francisco, the U.S. has recently welcomed a superb cohort of international researchers, institutional leaders and policymakers to engage in multi-prism discussions on the role of education in the Global Sustainability Agenda as part of the 63rd annual Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) Conference. A team of 16 experts from IOE representing the Institute’s various R&D units and dimensions of expertise traveled to San Francisco this year to speak at CIES 2019.

Russian Schools Are Changing Rapidly, But Not Always for the Better

According to a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) entitled Measuring Innovation in Education 2019: What Has Changed in the Classroom?, Russia ranked among the top three countries where schools are changing most rapidly.

HSE Staff Members Get Scopus Awards as Most Cited Russian Scholars

The academic publisher Elsevier has given awards to Russian scholars with the best citation indices in the Scopus database of research publications. HSE is the university with the most winning scholars.

IOE Expert Tatiana Khavenson Recognized by Scopus Awards 2018

Tatiana Khavenson, a research fellow at the IOE International Laboratory for Education Policy Analysis, has been acknowledged by Scopus Awards Russia 2018 as the most frequently cited scholar in ‘Education.’

Changes in Education Start with Grassroots Innovations

On June 5, the results of the semifinals in this year’s KIVO International Education Innovation Competition were announced. Held for the fifth straight year since 2014, KIVO is a joint project between IOE and the Rybakov Fund that aims to support grassroots innovations in learning & development. In 2018, an authoritative expert panel has shortlisted 28 best projects out of more than 500 applications filed. The finalists will first take part in an acceleration summer school to be held in Moscow later this June. The competition finals will get underway in the fall of 2018.

Changes in Education Start with Innovations ‘from Below’

On June 5th, the results of the Competition of Innovations in Education (KIVO–2018) were announced. The competition was organized by the HSE Institute of Education together with the Rybakov Fund. Out of 503 applications, the jury selected 28 projects. Their authors will take part in an innovation accelerator summer school, which will take in Moscow in late June. The competition finals will be held in autumn.

How International Tests Fail to Inform Policy: the Mystery of the Australian Case

Education experts Tatiana Khavenson and Martin Carnoy of IOE and Leila Morsy of the University of New South Wales (Australia) have analyzed Australia’s PISA and TIMSS data for a decade-and-a-half period through 2015 to test the validity of the most popular explanations that Australian education officials have voiced in recent years for the students’ steadily shrinking performance on PISA tests. The study results have been published in Elsevier’s International Journal of Educational Development.

Papers by IOE Experts Featured in Springer’s New Volume on Educational Reforms and Innovation

Several academic papers by leading experts at the HSE Institute of Education have been featured in Springer’s newly released volume Reforms and Innovation in Education, edited by Alexander M. Sidorkin and Mark K. Warford. The authors explore various factors and processes shaping the relationships between educational reforms, as driven by deep and progressive socioeconomic changes, their effects on innovations across the educational realm, and the implications for the quality of human capital.

IOE Researchers Speak at 2017 CIES Conference in Atlanta

On March 5–9, 2017, the U.S. city of Atlanta, Georgia hosted the 2017 Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). Seeking the most diverse engagement in the venue’s multiple opportunities for expertise exchange, debate, and academic networking, a representative team of experts with IOE’s leading research & advisory centres took part in this year’s CIES event. Presentations were given by Isak Froumin, Oleg Leshukov, Elena Minina, Pavel Sorokin, Zumrad Kataeva, Martin Carnoy, Tatiana Khavenson, and Andrey Zakharov.

9th International Conference on Social Science Methodology

On September 11-16 the 9th International Conference on Social Science Methodology was held in Leicester, UK. The event was organised by the International Sociological Associaton (ISA) Research Committee on Logic and Methodology (RC33). The conference takes place every four years and brings together over 500 researchers from Europe, North America and South East Asia. Staff members of the School of Sociology - Inna Devyatko, Aigul Mavletova, Olga Savinskaya and Tatiana Khavenson - took part in the event.

It’s More Useful to Compare Students from Different Regions of a Single Country than from Different Countries

Professor Martin Carnoy of Stanford University and visiting professor at the Higher School of Economics, and Tatiana Khavenson, Research Fellow at the HSE Institute of Education, were among the authors of the report ‘An Analysis of the Impact of Education Policies on Student Achievement in the United States’, which was recently presented in Washington, DC. The key provisions of this report are of use when it comes to analyzing the situation in Russian education.