Investing in Higher Education (Education News and Research 149)

Friedman, returns to education, student debt, income share agreements/income contingent loans, David Card…what more do you want? | Season 8, Episode 40 from The $1.5 Trillion Question: How to Fix Student-Loan Debt? (Ep. 377) and Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 1 (Ep. 86)

 The Determinants of Expected Returns on Higher Education in Russia: A Human Capital Theory Perspective  Expected salary shortly after graduation from university is positively related to academic achievement, full-time study & prior experience | Students who study for free expect lower salaries compared to those students who cover their tuition…

Three-day curriculum workshop gets underway in Armenia   The EU funded “EU4INNOVATION: STEM Pilot Activities” project, held a Curriculum Workshop. The event was organized by the World Bank at the Armenia Marriott Hotel (Ararat Hall) in Yerevan from 30 May 2019 to 1 June 2019. Education experts, school teachers and leaders, university professors, and the broader education community in Armenia were invited to discuss secondary education curriculum in Armenia. Through interactive sessions, the workshop provided education stakeholders the opportunity to deliberate state standards, student learning outcomes, subject areas, distribution of hours and assessment for the new Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum.

Can Return Migration Be a ‘Brain Gain’ for Uzbekistan?

What budget cuts during the Great Recession did to pupils’ test scores