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United States
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America´s students know and can do in various subject areas. Assessments are conducted periodically in mathematics, reading, science, writing, the arts, civics, economics, geography, and U.S. history. Since NAEP assessments are administered [...]

Canada
SNOW is the branch of the Inclusive Design Research Centre at OCAD University that focuses on inclusive education and learning. Our goal is to provide information and training for educators, parents and students with disabilities on technologies for learning both in and out of the classroom as well as promote understanding of inclusive practices. Our resources are free [...]

Canada
SET-BC - Special Education Technology-British Columbia is a provincial Resource program of the BC Ministry of Education established to assist school districts to educate students with disabilities.The Provincial Resource Team, located at the Provincial Centre are responsible for administrative and support services for the provincial program. These services are structured [...]

Bolivia; Colombia; Chile; Ecuador; Peru
The programme for intercultural, bilingual education is a project of the Andes countries. Its main purpose is to promote the education of the indigenous people. The homepage informs about mission and actions of the programme: training of teaching staff, research, publications and documentation.

France
"Priority education" is a French focus programme in educational policy that has its origins in the 1980ies and that led to the socalled "priority education areas" (ZEP). The aim of the programme was a greater equity in educational opportunities, especially for socially disadvantaged children. The official website for this programme provies background information on the [...]

Europe
The European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Programme enables people at all stages of their lives to take part in stimulating learning experiences, as well as helping to develop the education and training sector across Europe. There are four sub-programmes which fund projects at different levels of education and training: Comenius for schools, Erasmus for higher education, [...]

Canada
The Youth in Transition Survey (YITS) is a new Canadian longitudinal survey that collects information about major transitions in young people\' s lives, particularly those between education, training and work. In order to obtain more precise information on skills and knowledge, youth also completed achievement tests as part of the Programme for Internationa l Student [...]

Ireland; international
This website gives comprehensive information about the implementation of the PISA project in Ireland and PISA in the international context. This includes links to redent PISA-Stuides as well as other publications. The institution in charge of the Irish PISA-Studies ist the Educational Research Centre at St. Patrick\'s College, Dublin. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Sweden
The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) was developed by the OECD to assess the reading, mathematics and science literacy of 15-year-olds in participating countries. PISA assesses how well prepared students are for life beyond the classroom by focusing on the application of knowledge and skills in everyday situations. This website informs about what PISA means, [...]

Europe; Canada
The EU-Canada Programme funds joint study and training programmes allowing transatlantic exchanges between European and Canadian education institutions. The Agreement focuses on four activities to benefit higher education students, vocational education and training teachers, trainers and administrative staff: development of curricula, including development of double/joint [...]

international; North Africa; Africa South of the Sahara; Middle East
The ECDVU grew out of a series of ECD training seminars (Summer Institutes) initiated by UNICEF in 1994/95. ECDVU is an innovative approach to addressing ECD capacity building and leadership development in the Middle East and North Africa. It is a unique training that uses face-to-face and distributed learning methods including: residential seminars, web-based instruction, [...]

Armenia
This full text confirms officially that the process of reforming vocational secondary education system has started in the frameworks of the EU- funded TACIS project with the support of several international organizations (as of February 2005). Since 1999, when the report of Armenia National Observatory has been developed and published, remarkable changes have taken place in [...]

Costa Rica
The mission of PROMECE is to coordinate and execute the ressources of the project "Equidad y Eficiencia de la Educación" for equity and quality of the rural education in Costa Rica. A full text presents information about the mission, legal bases and beneficiaries of the Programme of Improvement of the Quality of Pre- school and Basic Education in Costa Rica.

France
The CNCRE operated from 1995 to 2000, aiming at coordinating several big studies (synthesis, orientation, evaluation) on the state of educational research in France. CNCRE was affiliated to the National Institute for Pedagogical Research (INRP) which since 2010 has become the French Institute for Education (ifé). This archive website of the CNCRE provides the results and [...]

Colombia
The mission of this program is described as "enhancement of the capacity of research and production of knowledge in the area of educational research". The results shall be transformed into educational practice and policy. The homepage has links to the text of the National Plan for the Development of Educational Research, several instruments for implementation of research [...]

Chile; Latin America
PRIE is a regional project of the Chilean Government in cooperation with Latin American governments and international organisations. Its objective is to develop comparable indicators for education quality and statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean. The homepage provides an overview about the school systems in different countries taking in to account geographic, [...]

Mozambique
The case study contains the following chapters: 1. Introduction; 2. Historical background; 3. Students: access and equity; 4. Teaching Staff; 5. Relevance, quality and quantity; 6. ICT policies and use; 7. Finance and governance; 8. Conclusions and recommendations.

South Africa, Republic; Morocco; Tunisia; Uganda; Kenya
This page provides information on the eco-school movement in South Africa. Currently more than 11,000 schools in 34 countries (31 of these are European) are participating in the International Eco-Schools Programme promoted by the Foundation for Environmental Education ( F.E.E.) with support of the European Commission. Eco-Schools complete the Seven Steps of the programme [...]

United Kingdom
This page provides information on the beginning of the eco-school movement and its programme in Great Britain. Currently more than 40,000 schools in 51 countries are participating in the International Eco-Schools Programme founded by the Foundation for Environmental Education (F.E.E.). Members (Eco-Schools) have to complete seven steps of the programme and can get some awards [...]

Malta
Young Enterprise Malta is a non-profit organisation in the field of enterprise education and economic development. It improves young people\'s understanding of business, economics, and entrepreneurship through a partnership between local business and education communities. With a learning-by-doing experience it provides groups of pupils over a full academic year with the [...]

United States
The Future of Children is a collaboration of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and the Brookings Institution. The mission of The Future of Children is to translate the best social science research about children and youth into information that is useful to policymakers, practitioners, grant-makers, advocates, the media, and [...]

Italy
Erasmus Mundus is a programme for the enhancement of quality in higher education and the promotion of intercultural understanding through cooperation with third countries. It selects and supports European master courses. The Erasmus Mundus National contact point Italy is the national organiser for the implementation of the programme.

United Kingdom
Evidence-Based Education is part of the research carried out by The Curriculum, Evaluation and Management Centre (CEM), based in Durham University. \'Evidence-Based Education\' signifies the idea that educational policy and practice should be guided by the best evidence about what works. Besides an introduction to the topic the website provides a network for those who want to [...]

Europe
[The original website is offline. We link to a copy from the webarchive as of 31.01.2018] Erasmus Mundus (2009-2013) was a co-operation and mobility programme in the field of higher education which promotes the European Union as a worldwide centre of excellence in learning. The programme supports European top-quality master\'s courses and enhances the visibility and [...]

Austria
With the Q.I.S.-Quality in Schools project the Austrian Ministry of Education intends to encourage and to support schools to review, monitor and develop their own quality. Teachers, pupils and parents who occupy themselves jointly and systematically with quality issues will in future be an indispensable part of school culture. Autonomous quality assurance and quality [...]

Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Montenegro; Kosovo; Serbia; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Europe
The Western Balkan Countries INCO-NET enhances integration of the Western Balkan countries (WBC) in the European Research Area. The initiative is supported by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development. The Western Balkan countries INCO-NET will assist in developing the relationship between the EU and the WBCs in the [...]

Nicaragua
The Programa de Alfabetización y Educación Básica de Jovenes y Adultos (PAEBANIC) is a literacy program created in 1996 on the summit of the Latin American heads of government. The site presents the programm as well as measure having been taken so far.

Europe; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Georgia; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Moldova; Russian Federation; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Uzebekistan
Information Exchange in Science and Technology between the European Research Area and Eastern European / Central Asian Countries incrEAST is an information platform designed to: intensify international cooperation in science and technology, facilitate the networking of research organisations and institutions in the countries of Eastern Europe/ Central Asia (EECA) and the [...]

Europe
The ultimate aim of the project is to create a sustainable and vibrant umbrella organisation, with legal status, under which many kinds of associations – large, small, monolingual, multilingual, representing not only the “big” languages of Europe, but also the rich variety of languages to be found within our borders – can meet and find ways to motivate learners, [...]

Europe
eQNet is a three-year Comenius Multilateral Network funded under the European Commission’s Lifelong Learning programme. The project is coordinated by European Schoolnet and involves 9 Ministries of Education or agencies nominated to act of their behalf. The project started in September 2009. The project\'s primary aim is to improve the quality of educational resources in [...]

international
The OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) helps answer the question how countries can prepare teachers to face the diverse challenges in today’s schools. TALIS asks teachers and schools about their working conditions and the learning environments. It covers important themes such as initial teacher education and professional development; what sort of [...]

Europe
EUMEDIS stands for Euro-MEDiterranean Information Society . This initiative taken by the European Commission in 2000 includes in Sector 5 regional education and training projects, particularly developments in the field of distanc e education. Focal point is co-operation in the area of information society. Project participants are non-commercial private and public [...]

Europe
The Daphne Toolkit is both an archive of projects supported by the European Commission\'s Daphne Programme to prevent and combat violence against children, young people and women and to protect victims and groups at risk and an active resource for those planning new projects in this field. The Toolkit has three main objectives: * As a comprehensive dissemination tool, [...]

Cameroon
The Education System Support Programme was officially launched on 7 December 2006 by the Secretary-General of the Prime Minister’s office who equally installed the management organs of the project. The ministries concerned were the Ministry of Basic Education, the Ministry of Secondary Education and the Ministry of Higher Education. The programme\'s objectives were the [...]

Cameroon
The objectives of the project are to increase the utilization of information and communication technology in high schools and colleges to promote the access to knowledge,to be able to offer a formation which is adapted to modern educational reality and to create an opening to the world through the use of the internet. The realization of those objectives permits to fight [...]

Uganda
Education Uganda is a registered charity based in Hampshire and formed in 2006. Its trustees are mainly experienced educationalists whose main aim is to improve primary education in Uganda by the use of individual blackboards, known in Uganda as slates, following techniques used successfully and now fully embedded in English primary schools using individual whiteboards.

Uganda
The mission of the Uganda Education Project is to provide funds, materials, and human assistance for the education, care and maintenance of the orphans and vulnerable children of Uganda. In furtherance of this mission, the UEP as a charitable organization will maintain the lowest possible administrative costs ensuring that all goods, funds and services are delivered optimally [...]

Rwanda
The mission of the Rwanda Education Assistance Project (REAP) is to help vulnerable youth and their families gain competence, express their capabilities, sustain community by becoming active participants in their education, and learn the social, emotional, and cognitive skills to shape the emerging future of Rwanda. In pursuit of these goals, REAP will provide several key [...]

international
World Bank\'s Early Child Development (ECD) is part of the Child and Youth Group in Human Development Network (HDN). Its primary mission is to improve World Bank\'s staff and clients\' knowledge of ECD programming and to improve the quality of World Bank\'s lending for ECD. This mission is accomplished by maintaining a knowledge base on ECD to support World Bank\'s [...]

international
Early childhood care and education (ECCE) is more than a preparatory stage assisting the child’s transition to formal schooling. Today, early childhood policies are placed within a broader context of social development, gender equity and poverty reduction. UNESCO leads the international policy drive for an integrated early childhood care and education system that [...]

Dominican Republic
Due to the high analphabetism in diverse regions of the Dominican Republic, the Dominican Education Radio (RED). Its goal is to help children and adults of regions with a high rate of analphabetism and in which normal education is difficult to apply, to a basic education through radio.

Europe; Germany; Finland; France; Italy; Netherlands; Poland; Slovenia; United Kingdom
The GOETE project is concerned with understanding how education systems deal with the changing relation between education and social integration in the knowledge society. It analyses young people’s educational trajectories in Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia and the UK. Applying a life course perspective it asks how young people’s access to [...]

Romania; Europe
EUROPEAN EDUCATION FAIR is an initiative of EDvisory Education Network and IEC - International Education Center Romania. The Fair has three major aims: 1. to provide prestigious European universities, public high-schools and boarding schools with a forum at which they could present their high quality education programmes to the public in Eastern Europe; 2. to give potential [...]

Chile
The accreditation program of the assignment of pedagogic excellence (AEP) is a program of the ministry of education with the task, to strengthen the quality of education through the acknowledgement of professional performance. The accreditation process permits to identify those teachers which show knowledge, capabilty and competence in their performance. Those teachers, then [...]

Chile
The Network teachers of teachers is a program of the ministry of education of Chile with the task, to strengthen the teacher profession. This is accomplished by the application of the capabilites of teachers which were acknowledged as excellence teacher by the Asignación de Excelencia Pedagógica (AEP) by contributing to the professional development of the teacher entity. The [...]

Chile
The program Mecesup 2 is part of the efforts of the Chilean government, the improve the transition of its current (stand: June 2011) economy to an economy based on efficient, professional knowledge, by fostering the equality and the efficiency of tertiary education. Thus, the tasks of the program are directed to build the necessary competences which empower Chile to increase [...]

Peru
The project "Punto J" is under the directorate of the institute for education and health. It tries, with online information, an online radio channel and specific activities, to explain sexuality as well as the causes and consequences of AIDS to youth. In this connection, the cooperation of the youth is of central importance. On the homepage, general information about HIV/AIDS [...]

Argentina
The "Joint work project of UNGS, ISFD and the middle schools for the improvement of the success in learning" (PROYART) was founded with the intention to ameliorate the quality of learning of the youth on polymodal level in the fields of mathematics and language. It developed a cooperative work model which connects the activities of the three involved institutions to offer [...]

Europe
EIPEE is a one-year project (March 2010 - February 2011) supported by the European Commission Directorate-General for Education and Culture under the Lifelong Learning: Education and Training Policies (agreement number 2009-11932). The project examines the links between research and decision-making in education policy across Europe. The information on this website relates to [...]

Colombia
Educación - Compromiso de Todos is a private iniciative which was founded in 1998 by the UNICEF, several foundations and the Universidad de los Andes as well as the Universidad del Norte. The project contributes to the guarantee of an education as human right on the principles of equality and quality. Starting points for its activities are the government, society as well as [...]

Tunisia
The report on higher education in Tunisia by the EU\'s higher education programme TEMPUS initially provides a detailed description of the Tunisian higher education system. In further chapters it examines current challenges, such as the Bologna process, and participation in EU programs. TEMPUS is the European Union’s programme which supports the modernisation of higher [...]

Costa Rica
The State of the Nation Program is a research and capacity building centre focusing on the appraisal and promotion of sustainable human development (SHD). Its main purpose is to provide citizens with easily accessible instruments to measure SHD performance, to enhance accountability of public affairs, to strengthen mechanisms for participation, and to improve the quality of [...]

Egypt
Global University System (GUS) (Utsumi, et al, 2003) aims to build a higher level of humanity with mutual understanding across national and cultural boundaries for global peace. GUS is a worldwide initiative to create advanced telecom infrastructure around the world for global e-learning and e-healthcare/ telemedicine. GUS aims to create a worldwide consortium of [...]

Ecuador
Free The Children first started working in Ecuador 10 years ago (stand: January 2012) in partnership with Tom Walsh and the Chimborazo Foundation to provide education to marginalized indigenous children. Since the Adopt a Village model had not yet been developed, the project focused its efforts on building schools. In 2008, it realized the need for further support for these [...]

Benin
Site of the United Nations Development Program with information about progresses in achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Benin

Benin
Ten-Year Plan of the Beninese Ministry of Education for the development of the education sector and the implementation of Milennium Development Goals - 2006-2015 - Summary

Europe
Evidence Informed Policy and Practice in Education in Europe (EIPPEE) is the follower to the project EIPEE (2010/11, back then without the second P for practice). The second project phase lasted from March 2011 to Spring 2013. The project aimed to increase the use of evidence to inform decision-making in education policy and practice across Europe. After 2013, EIPPEE carried [...]

Uruguay
The Program for the Development of Basic Sciences (PEDECIBA) was founded in October 1986 through an agreement of the ministry for education and culture and the UDELAR as well as with the active participation of the Programa de las Naciones Unidas Para el Desarrollo (PNUD). In 1995, the law for national budget established the program permanently. The central objectives of [...]

Europe
"[Horizon 2020] will combine all research and innovation funding currently provided through the Framework Programmes for Research and Technical Development, the innovation related activities of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)." Its website provides information and other resources on [...]

international
Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning or research materials that are in the public domain or released with an intellectual property license that allows for free use, adaptation, and distribution. UNESCO supports the OER movement by developing a new, innovative OER Platform which will offer selected UNESCO publications as OERs and allow communities of practice [...]

France
A website provided by the French Ministry for Education under President Hollande and Minister for Education Peillon about the planned comprehensive educational reform in 2012 / 2013 (called "Refondons l\'école" or also "Concertation sur la refondation de l\'école"). The website offers a lot of information on the different steps of the process towards the reform, as well as [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The project "LifeLong Learning in Palestine" is a Tempus Project of the European Commission under the lead of the School of Education at the University of Glasgow with partner institutions in England, Malta and Palestine. The website offers a lot of fulltext documents and videos not only on lifelong learning but also on other educational topics in Palestine (e.g. civil [...]

Ireland
This document lists educational research projects in Ireland from 2000 till 2011 and is meant to be updated successively. It was compiled by the Research and Development Committee of the Irish Department of Education and Skills (Ministry). It can be seen as the follow-up of the document "Research and Development in Education Projects 1994 - 2000". The projects are sorted by [...]

international
The website provides information on the centre\'s past OER activities between 2007 and 2014. It provides information and access especially on two studies conducted by the centre in 2007 and 2012. The 2007 CERI project aimed at analysing "the scale and scope of initiatives regarding \'open educational resources\' (OER) in terms of their purpose, content, and funding." In 2012, [...]

Europe
" (...) the Open Educational Resources in Europe (OEREU) project will provide a critical assessment of OER initiatives and practices in Europe, develop sector-specific foresight scenarios to illustrate the benefits, carry out a representative survey on the use of OER, identify challenges across all sectors and, jointly with stakeholders, develop, discuss and propose [...]

Europe
"OLCOS, the Open eLearning Content Observatory Services project (1/2006-12/2007) is co-funded under the European Union’s eLearning Programme and aims at building an (online) information and observation centre for promoting the concept, production and usage of open educational resources, in particular, open digital educational content (ODEC) in Europe." Results of the [...]

Europe; international
[As the original website is offline, the link provided here leads you to the webarchive and is a copy as of 27.03.2014 of the original website. Therefore, some links on the website might not work anymore.] OPAL (2010-2011) was an initiative by different European universities and organisations to promote quality and best practice among OER initiatives. The website offered [...]

Africa South of the Sahara
TESSA is a pan- Africa (hitherto mainly anglophone countries) project for the creation and dissemination of OER in Africa. TESSA also does research, studies, workshops and more to integrate OER into teaching, to educate teachers in the use of OER etc. The website offers the OER resources as such (in English, French, Arabic, and Swahili), as well as fulltext documents on [...]

United Kingdom
"This infokit includes information about the three year UK Open Educational Resources Programme (UKOER) (2009 - 2012) and offers links to a wide range of resources which describe the outcomes (lessons learned) and outputs (reports, guidance materials and toolkits) that emerged." [Source: Site editor’s information]

Europe; Latin America
"The project intends to foster the adoption and pilot of open educational practices (OEP), and open educational resources (OER) in Latin America as a bottom-up approach to develop a common Higher Education Area. (...) The OportUnidad project is co-funded with support by the European Commission under the EuropeAidALFA III Programme." One of the main results is the trilingual [...]

Europe
The Data without Boundaries – DwB – project exists to support equal and easy access to official microdata for the European Research Area, within a structured framework where responsibilities and liability are equally shared. DwB also takes part in the discussion about metadata standards (SDMX/DDI) with the aim of building a single point of access for official microdata. [...]

Europe
ESFRI, the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures, is a strategic instrument to develop the scientific integration of Europe and to strengthen its international outreach. The mission of ESFRI is to support a coherent and strategy-led approach to policy-making on research infrastructures in Europe, and to facilitate multilateral initiatives leading to the better [...]

Europe
The aim of the proejct IEREST is to create an "Intercultural Path", that is, a set of teaching modules for the intercultural training of ERASMUS students. The project is to begin in April 2014. Until then, the website already provides you with news and information on the project itself as well as on conferences and other events. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Europe; Austria; Belgium; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Finland; France; Germany; Ireland; Italy; Lithuania; Malta; Norway; Poland; Romania; Slovenia; Spain; United Kingdom
The main aims of the Network are: to promote Intergenerational Learning (IGL) by bringing together practitioners throughout Europe; to facilitate the exchange of ideas, expertise and effective practice by establishing channels of communication; to create support structures for influencing policy through research, dissemination and advocacy.

Bermuda; United Kingdom
The Community Education and Development Programme remains committed to the empowerment of the people of Bermuda of all ages; youth, adults and seniors. It presents a variety of course offerings to assist in the growth and development of a culture of life-long learning. The Programme provides community based solutions to community based problems through a diverse range of [...]

Brazil; Germany
This website of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) provides information on the German-Brazilian Year of Science, Technology and Innovation 2010/11. The website gives an overview over performed activities, the fulltext of the final report and the declaration of intent, links to articles in the media, as well as the link to the homepage of the [...]

Brazil; Germany
Official website of the German-Brazilian Year 2010/11. The website provides information on goals of the year, events, event support, partners, important persons in the German-Brazilian cooperation, press releases, as well as the final report and the joint declaration of intention for free download. You will also fin general information on science policies, science cooperation [...]

Brazil; international; China; India; Russian Federation
"Ciência sem Fronteiras" (Science Without Borders) is a broad Brasilian scholarship programm. It aims at promoting up to 100,000 Brasilian students until 2014/2015 and helping them to spend part of their studies in a foreign country.The website provides information on the scholarship programm and about partner countries that signed an agreement with Brasil on student exchange [...]

China
This website of the Shanghai Academy of Educational Sciences is dedicated to the PISA study in China. You will find a lot of information on PISA studies procedure and results in China, including summary reports and other online publications on the topic. The website is available in Chinese only. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Austria
The Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and Women\'s Affairs supports several pilot projects in the range of school social work in Austria. The website offers information about these projects and provides further publications for download.

China
The website of the HKPISA Centre, run by the Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research, provides information on the PISA studies in Hong Kong, which are conducted seperately from the PISA studies in the People\'s Republic of China. Among others, you will find a newsletter (only in Chinese) and Research Output / Publications (some of them as fulltexts, including the PISA [...]

China; Germany
Official website of the German-Chinese Year of Science and Education 2009/10. The website provides information on research and educational policies, on education landsacapes, on educational and university cooperation, on events, partners, supported projects and official statements and memoranda. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Germany; China
Under the category "International Affairs", the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) provides information on the partnership between Germany and China in the educational and research sector. The website provides an introductory text on the partnership, as well as news on relevant events and many links to projects, events, other relevant organisations and [...]

Germany; China
The Sino-German Centre for Science Promotion (CDZ) was created jointly by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the German Rsearch Foundation (DFG). The cooperation therefor mainly takes place in the natural, life, engineering and managament sciences. The website provides information on the Chinese and the German science system, on cooperation projects, [...]

Germany; South Africa, Republic
Under the category "Bi- and Multilateral Cooperation" (in this case forwarded to "International Science Years"), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) provides information on the Science Year 2012/2013 betwenn Germany and South Africa. Furthermore, you will find information on the political framework for scientific and technological cooperation, on key [...]

Germany; South Africa, Republic
Official website of the German-South African Year of Science 2012/13. The main part of the website provides information on cooperation projects sorted by topics: Astronomy, Bioeconomy, Climate Change, Social Sciences & Humanities, Human Capital Development, Health Innovation, Urbanisation / Megacities. Furthermore, you will find information on events, partners, press releases [...]

Russian Federation; Germany
The portal of the International Office of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) supports the German-Russian cooperation in education, research and innovation. You will find information on the political framework for the cooperation, on means of conveyance, on education and research projects and others. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United States; international
A project of the University of Illinois encourages student to use a variety of ethnographic, archival, and related methods to examine the university in the broader context of the social and political context. Among others, the topics include globalization and the university, learning communities, student writing or university and community. [Abstract: Site editor’s [...]

Russian Federation; Germany
Even if this site is provided by the same authors and under almost the same name with the same categories as the "DR-Portal", the content itself is different. Additonally to the categories "Parnership, Education, Research and Innovation", a focus is on the "German-Russian Year of Education, Science and Innovation 2011/12". [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

India
The website provides ample information on Indian statistics, initiatives, programmes, events, laws etc. to fulfill the Education for All goals. Eduaction for all is based on a declaration made during the "World Conference on Education for all" 1990 in Jomtien. The declaration contains several educational goals to be achieved on a worldwide scale until 2015. Unesco is the [...]

Europe
The platform is run by European Schoolnet, a network of 30 European Ministries of Education. It provides online courses for teachers. The duration and start date is given for each course on the course website. The first two courses provided are: "Innovative Practices for Engaging STEM Teaching" and "Future Classroom Scenarios". [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Europe
Erasmus+ is the programme following Erasmus Mundus (2009-2013), which had a focus on developing joint master and PhD programmes in Europe. Erasmus+ will run from 2014 to 2020 and has a focus on general education, training, youth, and sport. The Erasmus Programme of the European Union was founded in 1987 and since then aims at supporting the cooperation of higher education [...]

Europe; international
"FRINDOC aims at providing a comprehensive overview of good practices and valuable experiences for universities. The project will develop a framework containing a statement of good practice on internationalisation and an online tool for universities to aid planning and implementation of internationalisation strategies for doctoral education." The project is run by 6 [...]

Europe
Overview of the European Commission on activities of the European Union in the field of Higher Education in Europe. The site provides introductions and links to activities, programes, strategies, agendas and more. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
One of the actions of the IAU (International Association of Universities) lies in the field of Internationalisation of Higher Education. The actions comprise a "Global Surveys" serie, published since 2003, a working group, policy statements, an "Internationalization Strategies Advisory Service (ISAS)" and an expert group on "Re-thinking internationalization". [Abstract: [...]

Russian Federation; Europe
The official website of the EU-Russia Year of Science provides information on events, projects and news from the research landscape in Russia and the European Union. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Europe
"[LangOER is a] 3-year network (January 2014- December 2016) supported by action KA2 Languages of the Lifelong Learning Programme, European Commission." The network is to support the use of Open Educational Resources for the benefit of regional and minority languages and linguistic diversity in the EU. The network has two target groups: educators, who will be offered [...]

Ukraine; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Ukraine. Information only available in German. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Ukraine; Canada
Short final report of a Canadian-Ukrainian project to support inclusive education in Ukraine. Unfortunately, the project website is offline since 2016. An older version of the website as of 22.06.2016 from the Internet Archive doesn\'t provide the material that was on the site. The website provided information on inclusion in Ukraine, sometimes also compared to the situation [...]

United States
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) “started the Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (SECCYD), formerly the NICHD Study of Early Child Care (SECC), in 1991. Working with more than 1,300 children and their families from when the children were infants until they turned 15, the researchers collected information in four phases and [...]

international
"In the past few decades ‘disability’ has climbed the academic ladder. Just as race, class and gender it now is being considered an advantageous instrument for critically exploring a wide range of societal issues. The aim of the Disability History Lecture Series organized at the KU Leuven is to explore and promote the innovative role ‘disability’ can play at the [...]

Europe; Belgium; Denmark; Estonia; Italy; Portugal; Turkey; United Kingdom
SENnet is a network for Special Educational Needs. It is funded by the European Union and co-ordinated by European Schoolnet. Under the category "resources", the website provides reports and case studies (partly as a video and from different countries), a list of digital learning resources for use in sepcial needs education, and materials and online courses (webinars) for [...]

Europe
Recommendations from the Lifelong Learning Programme Inclusion (European Union) which ran from 2010 to 2012. Unfortunately, the only thing left of the original project website is a copy of the front page from the internet archive as of 15.02.2015. You can also find a Verlinkter Texthttps://www.youtube.com/user/llpUKecorys>youtube channel with some videos. Amongst others, the [...]

Europe
Website of a research cooperation funded by EU on inclusion and social cohesion. Includ-ed ran from 2006 to 2011. Research centre from 14 countries participated. The website provides information on the research topics, on results, conferences, researchers and more. Unfortunately, many fulltexts under "results" are not availably anymore. You will still find the fulltexts of [...]

international
IEA is a project of UNESCO in co-operation with the European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education. The website provides the fulltext of the "UNESCO policy guidelines on inclusion in education" in different languages, a glossary and abbreviation list for concepts and termes in the field of inclusion, as well as Best Practice examples from different continents, for [...]

Norway; United Kingdom; Czech Republic; Malaysia; international; Europe; South Africa, Republic
In cooperation with a university in Norway and one in the Czech Republic, the University of Roehampton (London, UK) offers an Erasmus Mundus Master in Special and Inclusive Education from a European and international perspective. During the 16 months period of the programme, students will study a few months at each of the three universities. In the remaining 6 months, and [...]

Greece; Germany
The German Ministry of Education and Research informs about current research co-operations with Greece that were started at the beginning of 2014. There is also a short description of another bilateral project that focuses on the reform of vocational education in the Greek tourism industry. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United States
Kids Count, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is a national and state-by-state effort to track the well-being of children in the United States. The Foundation also maintains the Kids Count Data Center, which uses the best available statistics and data to measure the educational, social, economic, and physical well-being of children. The Data Center features hundreds [...]

United States
The Foundation for Child Development (FCD) in the 1970s initiated the now widespread use of social indicators to measure child well-being at the federal and state levels. In 2004, the Foundation released the first Child Well-Being Index (CWI) – a measure that combines separate sources of national data about American children into one scientifically-based, easily understood [...]

Africa South of the Sahara; South Africa, Republic; East Africa; Ghana; Senegal; Kenya; Nigeria; Rwanda; Sudan; Tanzania; Uganda; Zambia
This website provides ample information on PER projects on Africa (esp. South Africa, Ghana, Senegal, Kenia, East Africa). There is a focus on OER in agricultre, health and teacher training. Furthermore, you will find information on licencing and policy issues and developments, on events and other news on OER. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
This website of the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education provides a list of fulltext documents (official documents, working papers, drafts, ..) on its educational planning for 2014 to 2019 and on the evaluation of the previous planning 2008-2012. The main document of the planning 2014-2019, "Education Development Strategic Plan 2014-2019", also provides a [...]

Israel
"Israel Unlimited" is a programme initiated in 2009 that aims at promoting the inclusion of people with disability in Israel. The programme is a partnership between the Israeli government, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and the Ruderman Family Foundation. In this JDC press release of January 2013, you will find information on the expansion of the [...]

international
The IEA International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) examines the outcomes of student computer and information literacy (CIL) across countries. CIL refers to an individual\'s ability to use computers to investigate, create, and communicate in order to participate effectively at home, at school, in the workplace, and in the community. The ICILS target [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The website of the Unesco Office in Ramallah provides a short overview over its activities and its programme for inclusive education. According to its goal of "Education for All - EFA" inclusion is not merely defined as including children with disabilities but as including all children "regardless of their gender, abilities, disabilities, backgrounds and circumstances". [...]

United Kingdom; Switzerland; Lithuania; Italy; Hungary; Germany; Denmark; Austria; Europe
"PERINE was an informal network of organisations that provide information about educational research. Individual partners tend to address their national audiences through the services they provide. Through PERINE partners seek to support the wider visibility and use of information throughout Europe. The network results from a project supported between 2001 and 2004 by the [...]

Africa; Sierre Leone; Uganda; Malawi; Ethiopia
A-PODD was a three year research project (2009-2011) run by the Centre for Global Health at Trinity College Dublin in cooperation with two institutions in South Africa. The website provides the four project reports for the countries analysed (Sierra Leone, Uganda, Malawi, Ethiopia). "[The] research investigated the need for disability to be included on the agenda of national [...]

Belgium; Denmark; Italy; Romania; Ireland; Portugal; United Kingdom
The project was funded by the European Union to investigate children and their behaviour on the internet, particularly using mobile devices (smartphone, tablet). A final report was issued in 2014, which is available for download together with other material and reports.

Guatemala; Malawi
The goal of the refie project was to explore the driving mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion in education. The research has been conducted using Guatemala (Central America) and Malawi (Southern Africa) as case studies. We link to the project\'s final report. The old project website can still be found in the internet archive. provides information on the reserach design and [...]

Central America; Latin America; South America
This website provides an overview of a project (ca. 2007-2016) on the cooperation of the Central American (and partly Ibero-American) countries in the field of inclusive education. You will find a chronology of important events in educational policy as well as important official documents, programmes and more, for example: * Acciones Destacadas del Proyecto (2001-2010) * [...]

Finland
Fulltext of the Finnish Disability Policy Programme 2010-2015, dealing with issues of inclusion and equality. The document was published in 2010 by the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
Official information page of the French Ministry for Education about the reform of the French Collège starting in spring 2015 under Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem (in French only). The site provides current news, the minister\'s presentation dossier on the planned reform, key points, questions and answers, statements and press releases. [Abstract: Editors of Education [...]

Indonesia
Education is one of the development topics the World Bank has defined for Indonesia. this website provides ample information and resources on the World Bank\'s activities in this field, about reports and studies on different educational aspects in Indonesia (as fulltexts) as well as news on education in Indonesia. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
Indonesia Mengajar is a programme founded in 2010 by Indonesian Minister for Education Anies Baswedan (since 27.10.2014). Young students in education or young teachers get recruited to teach in some rural and remote areas of Indonesia for some time. The programme is based on the expreience that remote areas often lack good teachers who don\'t want to teach in these areas for [...]

Indonesia
This Unesco and European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education project (2010-2011) was meant to contribute to the Millennium Development Goals. "The specific objective was to increase the institutional capacity of Yogyakarta provincial and district education authorities to implement and increase the quality of inclusive education in the province." The project site [...]

international
The Scholars at Risk Network (SAR) was founded in 1999 at the University of Chicago. Meanwhile, the network has more than 300 institutional members in about 40 countries. SAR aims at providing refuge for scholars who face discrimination, censorship, intimidation, or violence in their home countries. The website provides information for scholars who seek support as well as [...]

Argentina
The "Programme for Studies on Youth, Education and Employment" PREJET gathers sociologists, researchers in education and labour relations. PREJET does research on educational policy, on different forms of (vocational) training and education, on different players and stakeholders in the field of youth, education and employment, on their experience and on the youths\' job [...]

Argentina
The "Programme Education" at the "Centre for the Implementation of Public Policies for Social Equity and Growth" CIPPEC aims at doing research and consulting for more justice in the educational system of Argentina. The programme\'s website provides information on projects, some of them with websites of their own, as well as many publications (fulltexts), videos, press releases [...]

Germany; United Kingdom
[As the English version is offline, we provide a copy from the webarchive as of 04.10.13] Under the category "Bi- and Multilateral Cooperation", the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) provides information on the partnership between Germany and the United Kingdom in the educational and research sector. As this is an old version of the English website, [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
Erasmus+ is a European Union (EU) student exchange programme. The British website for this programme posted a short notice to inform participants on the current situation after the socalled "Brexit". In a referendum on 23 June 2016, the British voted for the exit from the European Union. Many British but also European citizens now worry about whether they can still participate [...]

Belgium; international
Flanders nowledge Area runs several portals and projects with the aim of internationalisation of higher education in Flanders. The projects and portals are created either on their own initiative or by order of the Government of Flanders or the Flemish Council of Universities and University Colleges (VLUHR). The main topics are mobility and international cooperation. The [...]

Europe
In 2017, the Erasmus programme is celebrating is 30th anniversary. The jubilee website provides insights into the history of Erasmus, reports of participants in the programme, a platform to discuss its future and much more. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Austria
The Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) presents its positions and plans for education in its party platform for the Austrian legislative election 2017 (election of the National Council). Some of the topics the platform deals with are "Equal opportunities for development", "Education to promote democracy, social justice, and solidarity", and "Education for a [...]

Austria
The Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) presents its positions and plans for education in its party platform for the Austrian legislative election 2017 (election of the National Council). The educational platform displays the slogan: "Comprehensive education, free science and independet art and culture are the preconditions for the development of a society". The platform [...]

Austria
The Austrian Greens presents their positions and plans for education in their party platform for the Austrian legislative election 2017 (election of the National Council). They call for: * free acces to education for all * promoting research and teaching * promoting indivual talents [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Austria
The New Austria and Liberal Forum presents its positions and plans for education in their "manifesto" for the Austrian legislative election 2017 (election of the National Council). More detailed information can be found in their party platform on education and science, research and higher education. The website is available in German only. [Abstract: Editors of Education [...]

Europe
ECADOC was created as a project of the Network for Innovation in Career Guidance & Counselling in Europe (NICE). It was supported financially by the European Union from 2003 till 2006. ECADOC is aiming at promoting exchange and communication on research in the field of career guidance and counselling at a European level, as well as training young researchers in this field. [...]

Europe; international
U-Multirank is a world ranking of universities published annually since 2013 scoring more than 1,700 universities from 96 countries. Co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission, U-Multirank compares higher education institutions’ performance in areas that matter most to students and are not covered by traditional university rankings such as knowledge [...]

Norway
"tXt" for young people was initiated in 1997: it is the largest and oldest reading promotion campaign for Norwegian youth aged 13 to 16 years. With the participation of "Foreningen! Les", the campaign is funded by the Norwegian Center for Arts and Cultural Education. Every year from August to December, high school students throughout Norway are encouraged to develop a positive [...]

Norway
"Rein tekst" for young people of 16 and 19 years This campaign builds on the same principles and methods as "tXt", with the difference that "Rein tekst" is aimed at the target group of older students. In this case, the paperback contains abstracts of publications intended to appeal to more experienced readers. It covers the same variety of genres as in the tXt campaign [...]

Norway
"NM i poesi slam" - poetry contest The poetry contest "NM i poesi slam" was founded in 2005 by the Forenigen! Les and combines poetry, hip-hop, theater, sports and the performing arts. Participants will be judged on the basis of their lyrics and performance arts. Preselections are held at literature festivals throughout Norway. The master of the "Poetry Slam" is determined [...]

Germany
As part of the Erasmus Plus project, the project partners conducted four workshops with 70 Arabic-speaking tutors and trainers in Germany, Italy, Turkey and Sweden. Together they have developed a training concept and a training tool for teachers, educators and volunteers, which supports newly immigrated children with innovative pedagogical methods such as self-organized [...]

Latin America
The LALA project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ program of the European Union. It is dedicated to the promotion and support of Learning Analytics (LA) in Latin America, especially in Higher Education. Among other things, the project created a framework for the design, implementation and use of LA, as well as plans for quality assurance and dissemination of LA. The website also [...]

Europe
The Learning Analytics Community Exchange (LACE) was an EU funded project in the 7th Framework Programme involving nine partners from across Europe. The website itself seems to have no new content since the end of the project in 2016. However, the community itself continues to exist through social media and conference meetings. The website offers various resources on [...]

international
The Theme Trusted Learning Analytics is part of the Research Line "Technology Enhanced Learning Innovations for teaching and learning (TELI)", which in turn is part of a larger research programme at the Dutch Open Universiteit. Unfortunately, there is only indirect information on the theme: through the profiles of the participating researchers, through research outputs and [...]

international
"The Apereo Learning Analytics Initiative (LAI) aims to accelerate the operationalization of Learning Analytics software and frameworks and support the validation of analytics pilots across institutions [...]." This is to be done with the help of an emerging Open Learning Analytics Platform. Apereo was created by merging Sakai, a free, community source, educational software [...]

Europe
The aim of the SHEIA project is to "build a policy development framework that promotes formative assessment and personalized learning, by taking advantage of direct engagement of stakeholders in the development process." The project website provides reports, LA policies, infomration about events and other news. SHEILA is co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European [...]

Europe
Detailed information site of the European Commission concerning their new research and innovation framework programme for 2021-2027. The site provides information on the Commission\'s proposal for Horizon Europe, strategic planning, implementation, news, and related links. "Horizon Europe" follows "Horizon 2020" which ran from 2014-2020. Some documents are available in several [...]

Slovenia
"Opening up Slovenia" is a bottom-up created and top-down supported new and innovative initiative in which Slovenia as a first European member state will attempt to create a unique nationwide research environment in open education.

Switzerland
The project is developing an university didactic offer for lecturers in Switzerland. The objective is to support digital communication, cooperation and collaboration and generally digital education.

international
The OPEN GAME project (Promoting Open Education through Gamification) aims to contribute to the uptake of Open Education Resources and Open Education Practices among educators in Higher Education in an innovative and motivating way, through the developing of a gamified and situated learning experience on Open Education. The project is promoted by the Europeen Commission.

Europe
European Schoolnet is a network of 32 Ministries of Education from across Europe, leading educational innovation at European level. In this document, the network presents its work programme for 2021. The focus will be on digital education on the one hand, and the effects of the corona epidemic on education in Europe on the other hand. [Abstract: Editors of [...]

Europe
"The project aims to develop specialized digital accessibility training and accessible e-learning platform to improve the knowledge, skills, and competencies of diverse groups of key stakeholders. The training follows web accessibility standards and enables website developers, designers, managers, and others to respond to the needs of visual, auditory, physical, or cognitive [...]

United Kingdom
The Imperial College London\'s project is first of all meant to help making the College\'s own websites more accessible according to a UK regulation as of 2018 on accessibility within public sector bodies. Nonetheless, the tips and guides compiled by the College can also help others in making their websites more accessible and inclusive. You will find links to the regulation [...]

international; United Kingdom
"Digital technologies have transformed daily life. Yet capacity for producing accessible digital tools and services has not kept pace with demand, exacerbating digital exclusion for disabled people and older people.

Europe; Netherlands; Germany; Croatia; United Kingdom
The aim of the project is to co-create, implement and share innovative pedagogies and aligned assessment for relevant and inclusive digital education in order to deal with the COVID-19 induced and similar crises and to support meaningful digital transformation of Higher Education. The Faculty of Organization and Informatics at the University of Zagreb is coordinating this [...]

Europe; Germany; Greece; Portugal
The Open Teach project aims to empower teachers develop their digital competences profiles and become implementers and promoters of Open Educational Resources and Practices (OER and OEP). Open Teach offers online courses on digital education and working with OER, including finding, selecting, modifying, re-purposing and evaluating resources. The courses include practical [...]

Europe; international
This project ist funded by the European Commission through the Erasmus+ programme from March 2021 to February 2023. It aims at analysing inclusion in the context of digital (higher) education. The project plans to publish a Handbook for Inclusive Digital Education, create Micro-Learning Modules on Inclusion in Digital Education Contexts, a "Digital Inclusion Course", as well [...]

Europe; international
This project was funded by the European Commission through the Erasmus+ programme from July 2020 to December 2021. The main aim of the project was to carry out a training course "to empower youth workers\' digital competences and equip them with information and tools which will improve their work with young people through digital literacy and e-inclusion." This training course [...]

Europe; international
The project ran from September 2016 to August 2019 and dealt with digital education and inclusion in the field of adult education and training. It was funded within the framework of the Erasmus+-programme of the European Commission. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international; Germany; Austria; Switzerland; Canada; United States
"Contemporary digital media practices developed and employed by people with disabilities is an important and growing research field, which unfortunately has been neglected by German Media Studies. (...) The proposed scientific network will address these urgent topics and map the field by exploring innovative research approaches and methodologies and by establishing and [...]

Germany; Italy; Luxemburg; Sweden; Europe
The project "itm" aimed at analysing teaching material from Sweden, Italy, Germany and Luxembourg with regard to their inclusion-sensitivity. Based on this analysis, the project partners went on to compile evaluation criteria and develop inclusive teaching materials themselves. Under "project goals" you can find a criteria catalogue, a process model, publications, a concept [...]

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