November 12-14, 2018
The 7th Annual International Conference “Cognitive-Social and Behavioural Sciences” (ICCSBS Moscow-2018) was held at the Institute for Strategy of Education Development of the Russian Academy of Education. Previously the Conference (ICCSB) was held in the Netherlands, Turkey, Australia, Cyprus, Romania etc. This year, the organizers, Future Academy®, for the first time offered to hold it in Moscow and invited the Institute for Strategy of Education Development and its UNESCO Chair on Global Education to be co-organizers of the Conference.
ICCSB provides an opportunity for leading scientists around the world to share information on their research findings in the humanities. The field of the Conference is extensive and includes various aspects of the human sciences: education and pedagogy, psychology, health care, social sciences.
Full texts of papers are published in the European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences (EpSBS Volumes, eISSN: 2357-1330) and are indexed in the Web of Science international database (ISI Thomson Reuters).
On the first day of the conference, Professor Svetlana V. Ivanova, co-chair of the Program Committee of the Conference, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Dr.Sc. (Philosophy), Director of the Institute for Strategy of Education Development of the Russian Academy of Education addressed the audience with a welcoming speech.
The participants were greeted by the Deputy Director of Education Quality Evaluation Department of the Ministry of Education of Russia Dmitriy A. Metelkin;
the Board Chair of the Fund for Support and Development of Education, Creativity and Culture Elena V. Bayakhchyan, who read the greeting letter of the Head of the Russian Imperial House, H.I.H. the Grand Duchess Maria of Russia;
Dr. Charles Obiero, Senior Project Officer in Education, Chief of Unit of Policy and Research in UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education;
representatives of the scientific community: Professor, Dr.Sc. (Philosophy) Galina V. Sorina,
Professor, Dr.Sc. (Sociology) Natalia L. Smakotina;
Professor, Dr.Sc. (Political Sciences) Yuri N. Sayamov (Lomonosov Moscow State University) etc.
The greeting letter from the President of the Russian Academy of Education was read at the Conference opening ceremony as well.
At the plenary session of the first day, the participants touched upon the problems connected with the development of the teacher’s professional skills; innovations and traditions in education and upbringing; the role of interdisciplinary research in the development of learning theory; with political, economic and cultural changes in the society.
Round tables and poster presentations were held on the second working day of the Conference. The researchers came from the Institute for Strategy of Education Development of the Russian Academy of Education (Moscow), State Universities of Tula, Oryol, Ryazan, St. Petersburg, Voronezh, Kaluga, North-Eastern Federal University, Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Correctional Pedagogy of the Russian Academy of Education, University of Coimbra ((FPCE-UC) Portugal), University of Venda (South Africa), Palacký University Olomouc (Czech Republic ), University of Florida (the USA) etc.
A round table on the methodology of research in education for post-graduate students of the Institute has successfully completed the conference.