Isak Froumin

Isak Froumin

Head of the Institute of Education

National Research University 'Higher School of Economics' Moscow


Isak Froumin is a Head of the Institute of Education at National Research University “Higher School of Economics” in Moscow (Russia) - first graduate school of education in Russia. His responsibilities also include advising the university strategic planning and international cooperation.

Prof. Froumin was leading the World Bank education program in Russia from 1999 to 2011. His World Bank experience also extends to the projects in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Turkmenistan and India. In 2012 - 2016 he was an advisor to the Minister of Education and Science of Russia Federation.

He is leading the international project “Key Competencies and New Literacies: from Slogans to Reality”.

His current key research interests are:

  • Development of education systems in transitional economies
  • Educational and life trajectories

Prof.Froumin is an editor and author of more than 250 publications including articles and books in Russian and English languages.