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Classroom assessmentFormative assessment Conducting of regional-level monitoring research Statistical methods for analysis of research data Recommendations for policymaking based on results of educational assessment Evaluation of development and effectiveness of educational interventions Development of education quality assessment tools Psychometric analysis of education quality assessment tools Development of test items Assessment of subject achievements of students Assessment of 21st Century Skills Assessment of IC Literacy Achieving Sustainable Development
The Age of Sustainable Development

Objective: to provide an overview of modern tools and methods of assessment in class, which contribute toward the most effective way to reach educational goals, in accordance to the modern educational standards.

Target audience: elementary and secondary school teachers, deputy directors for curriculum and discipline, specialists of centers for education quality assessment, national and local educational authorities.

Expected outcomes:

An understanding of the different types of classroom assessment and their use dependent on educational objectives.

Ability to practically apply tools and methods for classroom assessment.

Review of implementation of current methods of classroom assessment to achieve modern educational standards.


Course languageRussian/ English/ others on demand
Course formatClassroom/distance learning
LocationMoscow/ Russia’s regions/ other countries on demand
Duration16-32 hours
CostOn demand

Objective: to provide a review of formative assessment methods and approaches to its application at different stages of school education and guidance for teachers, already practicing formative assessment.

Target audience: elementary and secondary school teachers, deputy directors for curriculum and discipline, specialists of centers for education quality assessment, national and local educational authorities

Expected outcomes:

  • An understanding of the concept and applied approach of formative assessment;
  • Ability to create curricula and plan lessons that include components of formative assessment;
  • Skills of formative assessment application in educational systems;
  • Knowledge of common errors in conducting formative assessment.


Course languageRussian/ English/ others on demand
Course formatClassroom/distance learning
LocationMoscow/ Russia’s regions/ other countries on demand
Duration8-24 hours
CostOn demand

Objective: to provide an overview of methods of conducting monitoring research in order to effectively present information on educational status of regional schools; create analytical summary of activities of education management outcomes; produce development plans for regional educational systems.

Target audience: elementary and secondary school teachers, deputy directors for curriculum and discipline, specialists of centers for education quality assessment, national and local educational authorities

Expected outcomes:

  • An understanding of educational activity assessment procedure in the context of conducting monitoring research;
  • Knowledge of procedures and peculiarities of data collection while conducting monitoring research;
  • Skills for processing of monitoring research data;
  • Knowledge of the principles of developing methods for collecting, processing, analyzing and storing information on the education quality indicators status and dynamics;
  • Ability to present results of monitoring research.

Course languageRussian/ English/ others on demand
Course formatClassroom/distance learning
LocationMoscow/ Russia’s regions/ other countries on demand
Duration16-72 hours
CostOn demand

Objective: to provide an overview of statistical data analysis methods used in education in terms of receiving complex results from large-scale data.

Target audience: elementary and secondary school teachers, deputy directors for curriculum and discipline, specialists of centers for education quality assessment, national and local educational authorities, individual researchers and research teams.

Expected outcomes:

  • An understanding of basic statistical data analysis methods;
  • Knowledge of sampling design;
  • Introduction to methods of interpreting and presenting quantitative information;
  • Knowledge of methods of data correlation and statistical significance assessment;
  • Comprehension of causal analysis;
  • Ability to analyze and present results of statistical data analysis in various forms (summary, presentation).

Course languageRussian/ English/ others on demand
Course formatClassroom/distance learning
LocationMoscow/ Russia’s regions/ other countries on demand
Duration24-72 hours
CostOn demand

Objective: to provide an overview of approaches to developing recommendations for policymaking and managerial decisions based on data, retrieved from various kinds of assessment procedures (testing, monitoring and educational research), as well as planning of interventions based on monitoring research results for education quality improvement purposes.

Target audience: elementary and secondary school teachers, deputy directors for curriculum and discipline, specialists of centers for education quality assessment, national and local educational authorities, individual researchers and research teams.

Expected outcomes:

  • Knowledge of types and role of assessment procedures on different levels of the education system;
  • Skills of presentation of data after statistical processing;
  • Mastering skills of working with statistical data collected in the process of assessment procedures;
  • Skills of data management;
  • Knowledge of educational intervention planning.

Course languageRussian/ English/ others on demand
Course formatClassroom/distance learning
LocationMoscow/ Russia’s regions/ other countries on demand
Duration8-24 hours
CostOn demand

Objective: to provide an overview of development methods for interventions in the educational sphere; to assess their effectiveness aiming at improvement of learning process; determinate functional, academic, cognitive, behavioral and social skills, that are directly related to the availability of quality education.

Target audience: elementary and secondary school teachers, deputy directors for curriculum and discipline, specialists of centers for education quality assessment, national and local educational authorities, individual researchers and research teams.

Expected outcomes:

  • Knowledge of educational interventions development methods;
  • An understanding of planning and conducting interventions in educational sphere;
  • Knowledge of the arrangement procedures for educational experiments using educational interventions;
  • Skills for data analysis and interventions results interpretation;
  • Ability to write analytical reports on the results of educational interventions;
  • Ability to write recommendations based on the results of implemented educational interventions.

Course languageRussian/ English/ others on demand
Course formatClassroom/distance learning
LocationMoscow/ Russia’s regions/ other countries on demand
Duration16-48 hours
CostOn demand

Objective: to provide an overview of theory, methodology and procedures of development of education quality assessment tools used for conducting evaluation procedures of all kinds and complexity: from classroom assessment to regional and national comparative research.

Target audience: elementary and secondary school teachers, deputy directors for curriculum and discipline, specialists of centers for education quality assessment, national and local educational authorities, individual researchers and research teams.

Expected outcomes:

  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of education quality assessment tools development;
  • Comprehension of the concept of classical and contemporary approaches to tool reliability and validity;
  • Knowledge of the key stages and principles of development of education quality assessment tools;
  • Ability to model and analyse of test tasks;
  • Ability to develop education quality assessment tools.

Course languageRussian/ English/ others on demand
Course formatClassroom/distance learning
LocationMoscow/ Russia’s regions/ other countries on demand
Duration24-72 hours
CostOn demand

Objective: to give exposure of main conceptual principles and necessary skills for education quality assessment tools analysis; analysis of tools and scales within classical and IRT approach.

Target audience: specialists of centers for education quality assessment, national and local educational authorities, individual researchers and research teams.

Expected outcomes:

  • Knowledge of fundamentals of classical and IRT theories;
  • Competence at conducting test tasks analysis;
  • Skills for interpreting and presenting results of analysis;
  • Competence at assessment of tools validity;
  • Skills for assessment of test results comparability, conducting procedures of data connection and adjustment;
  • Learning of analytical report writing.

Course languageRussian/ English/ others on demand
Course formatClassroom/distance learning
LocationMoscow/ Russia’s regions/ other countries on demand
Duration24-72 hours
CostOn demand

Objective: learning of fundamentals of assessment tools development; methodically correct test items and assessment tools structure development; relevant design of test items.

Target audience: elementary and secondary school teachers, deputy directors for curriculum and discipline, specialists of centers for education quality assessment, national and local educational authorities, individual researchers and research teams.

Expected outcomes:

  • An understanding of the essentials of test tasks development;
  • Knowledge of key stages of development and validation of education quality assessment;
  • Knowledge of key stages and principles of development of education quality assessment tools;
  • Ability to develop multiple-choice test tasks according to main principles;
  • Skills for test tasks analysis by psychometric methods;
  • Skills for summary writing on outcomes of test tasks analysis;
  • Ability to modify education quality assessment tools for measurement quality improvement.

Course languageRussian/ English/ others on demand
Course formatClassroom/distance learning
LocationMoscow/ Russia’s regions/ other countries on demand
Duration16-72 hours
CostOn demand

Objective: to provide an overview of instruments for assessment of subject achievements of students, contemporary approaches to subject achievements assessment, assessment tools applications and education quality improvement methods based on application outcomes.

Target audience: elementary and secondary school teachers; deputy directors for curriculum and discipline, specialists of centers for education quality assessment, national and local educational authorities, individual researchers and research teams.

Expected outcomes:

  • Knowledge of theoretical and methodological essentials of subject achievements assessment;
  • An understanding of test items development fundamentals;
  • An understanding of test items analysis;
  • Skills for data management;
  • Competence at presenting information on research outcomes (report, presentation);
  • Knowledge of key stages and principles of students’ achievements assessment;
  • Ability to conduct subject achievements assessment.

Course languageRussian/ English/ others on demand
Course formatClassroom/distance learning
LocationMoscow/ Russia’s regions/ other countries on demand
Duration24-72 hours
CostOn demand

Objective: introducing professionals into contemporary concepts of building and assessing “soft skills” that help effectively reach new levels of educational outcomes.

Target audience: elementary and secondary school teachers, deputy directors for curriculum and discipline, specialists of centers for education quality assessment, national and local educational authorities, individual researchers and research teams.

Expected outcomes:

  • Awareness of contemporary approaches to 21st Century Skills understanding (4C’s): Creativeness, Critical thinking, Communication, Collaboration;
  • An understanding of the approach to 4C’s assessment in international comparative research;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of “soft skills” concept in education;
  • An understanding of the learning approach to the development of “soft skills” within school curriculum;
  • Knowledge of “soft skills” assessment tools and how they are employed in schooling for the major school subjects.

Course languageRussian/ English/ others on demand
Course formatClassroom/distance learning
LocationMoscow/ Russia’s regions/ other countries on demand
Duration8-24 hours
CostOn demand

Objective: attendees get to know about general issues concerning IC Literacy – objects of measurement, empirical proof method, test tasks samples, study outcome analysis and processing methods, conducting of test procedures. Participants will also examine factors affecting IC Literacy along with the various pedagogical practices for fostering IC Literacy.


Target audience: elementary and secondary school teachers, deputy directors for curriculum and discipline, specialists of centers for education quality assessment, national and local educational authorities, individual researchers and research teams.

Expected outcomes:

  • Ability to use the IC Literacy assessment tool to meet modern educational standards concerning IC Literacy educational outcomes;
  • Ability to conduct IC Literacy assessment among secondary school graduates: assessment arrangement, further use of assessment results, detection of factors influencing development of IC Literacy;
  • An understanding of approach to IC Literacy development at both curricular and extra-curricular activity.

Course languageRussian/ English/ others on demand
Course formatClassroom/distance learning
LocationMoscow/ Russia’s regions/ other countries on demand
Duration8-24 hours
CostOn demand

Governments of the world have signed up to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a UN initiative for international development. They are targets for improving the world by 2030, including: health, environment, education, and security. But will they have an impact on the lives of people? On this course you will critically consider key SDGs including peace, healthcare, sustainable cities, and water and sanitation. You will examine the ways in which development really can be sustainable, its impact on communities, and how it can make a difference to real lives.


Organizer Trinity Colledge, Dublin, Ireland
Length 4 weeks
Start date March 30, 2020
Link to join https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/achieving-sustainable-development

“The Age of Sustainable Development” gives students an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development – that is, economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable.


Organizer Columbia University, New York, USA
Length 38 hours
Start date April 6, 2020
Link to join https://www.coursera.org/learn/sustainable-development?

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