New Publication: Beyond Economic Benefit – P. Boyadjieva

Professor Pepka Boyadjieva from the JustEdu project published a chapter, which was prepared within this project: Boyadjieva, P. (2022). Beyond Economic Benefit: Higher Education as a Sphere of Recognition. In: Grekova, M., Mineva, M., Vajsova, L., Blagoev, D., (eds.). Sociology as a Civic Engagement. Sofia: University Publishing House “St. Kl. Ohridski”, pp. 442-463 (In Bulgarian) СОЦИОЛОГИЯТА КАТО ГРАЖДАНСКИ АНГАЖИМЕНТ (unipress.bg)

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New Article: Empowerment Through Lifelong Learning: A Social Justice Perspective – P. Boyadjieva and P. Ilieva-Trichkova

We are very delighted to announce that our new article: Boyadjieva P., & Ilieva-Trichkova P. (2022). Empowerment Through Lifelong Learning: A Social Justice Perspective. In: Evans K., Markowitsch J., Lee W.O., Zukas M. (eds) Third International Handbook of Lifelong Learning. Springer International Handbooks of Education. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-67930-9_8-1, which was prepared within the JustEdu project, has been just published: https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-3-030-67930-9_8-1. Abstract Our contemporary world is characterized by highly dynamic, growing inequalities…

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XX Jubilee BCES Annual International Conference ‘Towards the Next Epoch of Education’ – Conference Participation and Article Publication

Raya Mihaylova, a member of the JustEdu project’s team presented an article at the XX Jubilee BCES Annual International Conference Towards the Next Epoch of Education held between the 20th and the 24th of June 2022 (bces-conference.org). The article, titled Technology as an Actor in Communication between Teachers and Parents: the Case of Electronic Diaries, was published in the BCES Conference Book Towards the Next Epoch of Education, Volume 20,…

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New Article: Stoilova, R. and Ilieva-Trichkova, P. – Fairness of Educational Opportunities and Income Distribution

We are very delighted to announce that our new article: Stoilova, R. and Ilieva-Trichkova, P. (2022). Fairness of Educational Opportunities and Income Distribution: Gender-Sensitive Analysis in a European Comparative Perspective. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSSP-02-2022-0065, SJR (0.53), Q1, which was prepared within the JustEdu project, has been published: Fairness of educational opportunities and income distribution: gender-sensitive analysis in a European comparative perspective | Emerald Insight Abstract…

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New Article: Corruption-Driven Inequalities in Access to Adult Education – A. Gerganov, P. Ilieva-Trichkova, P. Boyadjieva

We are very delighted to announce that our new article Gerganov A., Ilieva-Trichkova P., & Boyadjieva P. Corruption-Driven Inequalities in Access to Adult Education. Adult Education Quarterly. November 2021. doi:10.1177/07417136211054517, SJR (0.52), Q2, which was prepared within the JustEdu project, is already published: Corruption-Driven Inequalities in Access to Adult Education – Alexander Gerganov, Petya Ilieva-Trichkova, Pepka Boyadjieva, 2021 (sagepub.com) Abstract The article aims to show that taking into account diverse characteristics of the…

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The Vignette Method: Design and Application in Qualitative Research – Online Research Seminar of the JustEdu Team

THE VIGNETTE METHOD: DESIGN AND APPLICATION IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH Online research seminar of the JustEdu team, 6 October 2021 On October 6, 2021, Raia Apostolova, Vesselina Kachakova, Svetla Koleva, and Radina Chileva – members of the JustEdu project – presented some of the main challenges that stand before researchers who apply the vignette method in qualitative research. The main topics of the seminar covered issues around the main characteristics of…

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The Moral Society – Xxi Congress of the International Association of French Speaking Sociologists, Tunis, 12-16 July 2021 – Conference Participation

Svetla Koleva from the JustEdu project presented a paper “Moral experiences in and between ‘small societies’. The case of graduates from Africa who studied in Bulgaria” at the XXIst Congress of the International Association of French Speaking Sociologists “The Moral Society” held online on 12-16 July 2021 in Tunis. The paper was presented in session 2 of the Research Committee 24 “Small Societies and Knowledge Construction”. Abstract: What are moral…

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Trust and Well-Being in the Balkans – Conference Participation

Pepka Boyadjieva and Petya Ilieva-Trichkova from the JustEdu project presented a keynote speech: ‘Is there anything beyond happiness? A comparative European perspective towards the multi-dimensional character of subjective well-being’ at the Trust and Well-Being in the Balkans: Regional conference. This conference was held on 30th September – 1st October, 2021 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The conference was carried out virtually. It was organized by the Bulgarian Sociological Association (BSA) as the…

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Beyond4.0 Scientific Conference – Conference Participation

Svetlomir Zdravkov from the JustEdu project presented a paper entitled “Online education and digital inclusion. How different EU countries and their citizens are adapting to the technological change in education?” at the Beyond 4.0 Scientific conference: Inclusive Futures for Europe Beyond Industrie4.0 and Digital Disruption, which was carried off and online in Sofia, Bulgaria on 30th September – 1st October, 2021. The conference was organised by the BEYOND4.0 Consortium and…

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ECER 2021 (online) conference ‘Education and Society: expectations, prescriptions, reconciliations’

  Members of the JustEdu project’s team presented a joint paper at the ECER 2021 Conference ‘Education and society: Expectations, prescriptions, reconciliations’ which was carried out online between 6th-9th September 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland: • Petya Ilieva-Trichkova and Pepka Boyadjieva – ‘Life is More Than Having Bread: Graduate Education-job Mismatch and Subjective Well-being’ ECER 2021 conference’s aim is to investigate the tensions that exist between the broad social, political and…

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