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Invitation to submit articles for publication in the special issue of NORRAG in Russian

The Research Department at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education, in cooperation with the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, IHEID, accepts articles for publication in the third special issue of NORRAG in Russian. IHEID’s editorial board includes recognized world experts such as Gita Steiner-Hamsi (Columbia University), Iveta Silowa (Arizona State University), Jacqueline Mosselson (University of Massachusetts), and others.

A topic of the Issue is Global monitoring of the development of national education: forced or constructive?

The special issue of NORRAG is an open access periodical. The publication seeks to attract the attention of authors from different countries and with different experiences. Each issue is devoted to a special topic of global education policy and international cooperation in the field of education.

The following sections and topics for articles are proposed:

Section 1. Participation in international monitoring works in the field of education:

  • Objectives of global monitoring reports (GMR): what are they and / or should they be?
  • International monitoring efforts: tools for assessing progress in education between countries?
  • Justification for participation in GMR and international education monitoring efforts

Section 2. Dissemination of the results of global reports:

  • Communication strategies used to disseminate GMR results at the international, regional and local levels

Section 3. Reactions to the publication of reports:

  • Governmental and political response to GMR: optional, critical or indifferent.
  • Public Opinion Response to GMR: Key Comments in the Public Sphere
  • Researchers as users and distributors of GMR?

Articles between 1,200 to 1,500 words in Russian are accepted, the font is Times New Roman, font size is 12. It is necessary to provide an abstract, keywords, author's full name, position held, place of work, and e-mail address. The deadline for submission of reports is June 30th. If the requirements are not followed, the editorial board reserves the right to reject the report. Estimated date of publication on the website - September 2019. An example of the articles can be viewed by following this link:

Please send reports to this e-mail address: named NORRAG in the “subject line of the letter”.

Contact persons: Sanzhar Bayzhanov - 709360, Laila Abdimanapova - 694959.

You can find additional information by following this link: -constructive /.

You can also get acquainted with the special issue number 1, published in 2018, following the link:

Dear colleagues, we hope to cooperate and look forward to your articles!