Osipian, Ararat (2008): Introducing Vouchers and Standardized Tests for Higher Education in Russia: Expectations and Measurements.
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The reform of higher education in Russia, based on standardized tests and educational vouchers, was intended to reduce inequalities in access to higher education. The initiative with the vouchers has failed and by now is already forgotten while the national test is planned to be introduced nationwide in 2009. The national test called to replace the present corrupt system of entry examinations has experienced numerous problems so far and will likely have even more problems in the future. This paper analyses the reform and suggests a methodology of measuring effects of the reform on access to higher education.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Introducing Vouchers and Standardized Tests for Higher Education in Russia: Expectations and Measurements|
|Keywords:||higher education, inequalities, reform, standardized test, voucher, Russia|
|Subjects:||P - Economic Systems > P2 - Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies > P21 - Planning, Coordination, and Reform
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I28 - Government Policy
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I22 - Educational Finance
|Depositing User:||Ararat Osipian|
|Date Deposited:||14. Oct 2008 04:33|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 14:08|
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