Лаборатория медиевистических исследований в НИУ ВШЭ
The article surveys the activity of the Centre of Medieval Studies founded at the Naional Research University Higher School of Economics in 2012.
The author offers a survey of main tendencies in the medieval studies in Russia and prospects of their future development.
The experience of the school in the field of cooperation with domestic and foreign higher education schools, public administration bodies, and ministries and departments of the Slovak Republic is presented.
Quality teaching as integral quality of quality culture at colleges The article considers prerequisites and methodological presumptions inherent in the notion of quality culture, and argues for the necessity to more systematically include quality teaching maintenance in this notion. Presented are the goals, methods, and basic results of the first project «Supporting Quality Teaching in Higher Education» carried out by the «Institutional Governance in Higher Education» OECR program. On the basis of the colleges participating in the program, the article considers priority directions in the ensuring of the quality teaching, as well as the background and context of the development of various moves to ensure the quality teaching, and describes its participants and mechanisms. The outcomes of the participation of HSE in the first stage of the project are laid out.