From the "best-in-the world" soviet school to a modern globally competitive school system

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The dramatic story of moving from knowledge-based to competence-based education is the main focus of the chapter. This transition was very difficult because many people believed that the Soviet schools were best-in-the-world, because teachers and parents were not ready to change the schools. The paradigm change in Russian education has still heterogenic impact on schools, assessment system, education policy, curricula.




Froumin, I., & Remorenko, I. (2020). From the “best-in-the world” soviet school to a modern globally competitive school system. In Audacious Education Purposes: How Governments Transform the Goals of Education Systems (pp. 233–250). Springer International Publishing.

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