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international
Starting in 2020, this new website by Unesco provides education profiles of countries worldwide with a focus on the respective themes of the Global Education monitoring Report (GEM Report). The first theme is inclusion. Forthcoming themes include equitable finance and provision and regulation of non-state actors in education, the latter of which is the theme of the 2021 GEM [...]

international
This Unesco page provides the English text of the Convention against Discrimination in Education adopted in 1960. Furthermore, it provides the authoritative translations, information on state parties, on declarations and reservations, territorial application, on monitoring and some more. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
Extensive information page by the United Nations on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The page provides the following resources: > Conference of States Parties to the CRPD > Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities > Ratifications and Signatures of the CRPD and Optional Protocol > Map of Signatures and [...]

international
A very extensive and informative page of the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) on how to teach about refugees. On the one hand, there are general, cross-age information such as "Words matter", "Facts and figures", "Including refugees in your classroom". On the other hand, age-specific teaching materials are provided (age 6-18). Furthermore, materials on how [...]

international
Only the English publications are listed here. For ther languages you have to reste the filter. The Unesco Digital Library provides access to publications, documents and other materials either produced by Unesco or pertaining to Unesco’s fields of competence. Most of them are accessible online for free. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
[Website available only in German] As of the year 2020, the German Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) has made available online its 68 country studies, updates and specialist articles from the International Handbook of Vocational Education and Training (IHBB). "This means that all studies since 1995 are now available to interested users from [...]

international
Paul Prinsloo from the University of South Africa points at the risk of seeing patterns where none actually exist when analysing big data. These assumed patterns may then lead to personalised assessments, curricula and the allocation of resources in education, although they might be incorrect. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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
Since May 2017, the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) also has a Learning Analytics Cluster. Under the tag "Learning Analytics" you will find news about the Cluster, as well as publications (studies, reports, presentations - sometimes linked in the news text). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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 [...]

international
The website of the "International Educational Data Mining Society (EDM)" provides a "Journal of Educational Data Mining", information about its annual conference and the conference proceedings, a mailing list and other resources.[Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
On its website, the "Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR)" provides an introduction to the term "Learning Analytics", information about its two major events, the "International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge (LAK)" and the "Learning Analytics Summer Institute (LASI) ", publications (a journal, a handbook and the LAK conference proceedings), as well as [...]

international
Keeping Up With ... is a publication by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) with brief information on trends in academic library science and higher education. It provides an introduction to the topic and a summary of key points. The present article on Learning Analytics also contains some critical thoughts on the topic. [Abstract: Editors of Education [...]

international
The Guide of the Northcentral University Library is a good and well sorted resource for information about Learning Analytics. The resources are sorted as follows:* Specialized Databases * Journals * News & Magazines * Books * Background Information * Reports * Dissertations * Videos * Websites * Statistics * Organizing Research & [...]

international
LACE (Learning Analytics Community Exchange) presents four frequently asked questions on Learning Analytics and their answers: * What are learning analytics? * What benefits can learning analytics provide? * What are the main barriers in making use of learning analytics? * What are ethical and privacy questions that can arise? LACE was an EU funded project in the 7th [...]

international
The project "Learning analytics for European educational policy – LAEP" (2015-2016) compiled a small glossary of terms used in Learning Analytics. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
"The IMS Global Learning Consortium Learning Data & Analytics Innovation Leadership Network has released this document articulating eight principles that all higher education institutions should consider when implementing technology for the collection and use of learning data. As higher education institutions continue to leverage learning data generated by multiple systems, [...]

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 [...]

international
Together with the French Onisep, the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG) provides a multilingual glossary with the most important terms in educational and vocational guidance in English, German, French, and Spanish. There are four documents that only differ in their "lead language", that is the language according to which they are sorted [...]

international
OECD website on the policy framework for educational and vocational guidance and counselling in OECD member states. The website provides two comprehensive publications: "Career Guidance: A Handbook for Policy Makers" (fulltext in Engl. / French and summaries in several other languages) and "Career Guidance and Public Policy: Bridging the Gap" (fulltext in Engl., French, [...]

international; Canada
The CRWG has a focus on evaluation and assessment of the counselling profession and guidance activities. The website provides a lot of information, fulltexts and instruments from different projects. For example, you will find tools for self-evaluation, as well for counselling professionals (e.g. assessment of competencies) as for people seeking guidance (e.g. "My Career GPS"), [...]

international
The International Association for Counselling (IAC) was created in 1966 as the "International Round Table for the Advancement of Counselling (IRTAC)". It provides a platform for communication for researchers and professionals in counselling and guidance. IAC awards certifications to education programmes and courses in counselling, organises an annual conference with [...]

international
NBCC International is the international branch of the US American National Board for Certified Counselors. Its main aim is the certification of counsellors and quality assurance in the couselling profession. NBCC has a focus on counselling in the health sector, but it also provides certificates for educational and career guidance and counselling. The website contains [...]

international
Established in 2004, the International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy (ICCDPP) is rather a virtual network providing a forum, a virtual pinboard for all kinds of announcements and a reservoir for collecting literature, guidelines, frameworks, best practice examples, and many other documents concerning career development and guidance. All content can be [...]

Spain; international
Debats d\'educació (~ debates on education) is a discussion forum on educational issues with the aim of improving education in Catalonia. The speakers come from Catalonia and abroad, they address the public in general. The website provides videos, audios and text based documents. Videos and audios on education in Catalonia tend to be in Catalan. Still, you will find a small [...]

international
ILRF – ECE is an international forum for exchange and communication between researchers in early childhood education. The website informs about the forum and its team, about the annual conference, partly including fulltext presentations, and it provides an e-book on "Researching Leadership in Early Childhood Education" (2013). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
"University World News comprises a network of some five dozen education journalists based in more than two dozen countries (...)". Access is free of charge. Besides country specific news, you will find special reports on current topics, a events calendar, commentaries and much more. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides analyses of higher education, science and research for countries all over the world. The analyses are available in German only. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international; Europe
The international Association for Christian Education is an organization of associations from different countries in Europe with the aim to support the Christian Education in privat school as in schools under public law and to save the human values of Christian Education.

international
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in each country worldwide. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will [...]

international
The OECD Education site provides information on the following education sectors: >> Early childhood and schools >> Skills beyond school >> Innovation in education >> Labour markets, human capital and inequality >> Research and knowledge management Furthermore, you will find a section on data and statistics, on publications, current focus topics, news and [...]

international
Founded in 1961, WAER is less well known than WERA (World Education Research Association), which has a similar focus. Nevertheless, its second last congress in 2012 was well frequented, counting about 580 participants from 40 countries; the last congress in 2016 had more than 350 accepted papers. The driving force behind WAER mainly comes from francophone countries, especially [...]

international
anabin is a service of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Länder in the Federal Republic of Germany (Kultusministerkonferenz) and informs about the recognition of foreign educational qualifications. The website provides information about the education systems of a large number of countries concentrating on school and higher [...]

international
The Commonwealth of Learning (CoL) is conducting a global survey of OER ahead of the 2nd World OER Congress. The responses will be part of a consolidated global report on the status of OER to be made available at the 2nd World OER Congress in September 2017. The expected outcomes of this study are to identify the current status of implementation of the recommendations made at [...]

international
The Open Education Research Hub (OER Hub) is a team of scientists who do research on the impact of open educational resources (OER) on teaching and learning practices. The website offers information about current projects, provides research outputs as publications, reports, presentations, infographics and datasets. It also links to online courses which are open entry. Via a [...]

international
As an interactive online tool the UNESCO eAtlas for Education 2030 presents worldwide statistical information which is collected to achieve the aims the Education 2030 Framework for Action has set. Users can individualize and combine the data given to the different sub-targets, draw up excel-files or graphical maps, and finally download and share it.

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 [...]

international; Turkey
[Please scroll to the bottom of the page] We link to a list of Turkish journals in the field of educational research, translated autoamtically by Google Translator. The list was provided by the 25. National Congress for Educational Sciences (UEBK 2016) in Turkey. Participants in the congress could publish their presentations in one of these journals after the congress. [...]

international; Turkey
The English version of the website provides background information on the Turkish Association of Curriculum and Instruction (EPÖDER), a list of completed doctoral theses since 2003 and an Open Access journal, the International Journal of Curriculum and Instructional Studies. This journal has some articles in English. For all Turkish articles, you will find an English [...]

international; Turkey
The Thesis Database of the Turkish Council of Higher Education provides a good overview over research in education in Turkey starting from 2012. As it is not possible to link to the result list directly, here a small explanation on how to get there: Under "Subject" choose "Eğitim ve Öğretim = Education and Training". Under "Thesis Type", you can narrow your search [...]

international; Turkey
The Association of Measurement and Evaluation in Education and Psychology (EPODDER) was founded in 2013. Its website provides background information about the association, as well as information on the association\'s bi-annual conference, that has taken place since 2008, that is before the creation of the association. You will find conference proceedings and / or conference [...]

Turkey; international
Since the relaunch of the university website, there are no new English versions yet. The Turkish website provides information on the three departments: * Department of Educational Sciences * Department of Foreign Language Education * Department of Primary Education Under "scientific events" you will find conference presentations, papers, proceedings and partcipations, [...]

Turkey; international
You will find information on research (publications, projects, ...) on the staff\'s personal websites. A faculty journal doesn\'t seem to exist. The Faculty has 6 Departments: * Department of Primary Education * Department of Foreign Language Education * Department of Fine Arts Education * Department of Educational Sciences -> Program in Guidance and Psychological [...]

Turkey; international
The Department of Educational Sciences of this Faculty seems to be identical to the Institute of Educational Sciences (for a list of further Faculty departments: see at the end of this abstract). The first provides links to its sub-departments, most of which unfortunately are only in Turkish. The latter provides a list of Master\'s and Doctoral Thesis as well as a database of [...]

Turkey; international
The Faculty of Education at Hacettepe University has its own homepage. But as the faculty overview on the university site is more detailed and has more links to the respective departments, we link to this overview here. The Faculty of Education has 6 departments: * Educational Sciences -> Curriculum and Instruction -> Educational Administration, Supervision, [...]

Turkey; international
Istanbul University obviously has a new website. Unfortunately, the website of the Hasan Ali Yücel Faculty of Education has no English version yet. The website provides a project list and some information on research interests and publications on the professors\' personal homepages. The Hasan Ali Yücel Journal of Education published by the faculty is Open Access, has [...]

Turkey; international
Under "staff", you will find the staff\'s personal websites (each of which has to be switched into English again) with a very good documentation of their research interests, publications, projects and more. The Faculty has five departments: * Computer and Educational Technology Education Department * Educational Science Department [is not listed in the English version [...]

Turkey; international
The Faculty has 12 departments and hence is probably one of the biggest if not the biggest faculty of education in Turkey (see the list at the end of this abstract). Under "publications", you can find two e-journals published by the faculty, the "Ankara University Journal of Faculty of Educational Sciences" and the "Ankara University Faculty of Educational Sciences Journal [...]

Turkey; international
The Faculty has the following Departments: * Computer Education and Instructional Technology (CEIT) * Educational Sciences (EDS) (among others with a project list and a list of PhD theses) * Elementary Education (ELE) * Foreign Language Education (FLE) * Secondary Science and Mathematics Education (SSME) * Physical Education and Sports (PES) Under "publications" you [...]

international
At its 14th session the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities decided to make a call for submission regarding its draft of General Comment no. 4 on the right to inclusive education, article 24 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Committee has developed this General Comment to guide States parties in fulfilling their obligations [...]

Turkey; international
The website provides access to the faculty\'s Boğaziçi University Journal of Education which appears twice a year, one issue in Turkish, one in English, in Open Access. Research and projects are listed centrally on the university website. In these databases, you will have to filter by subject or faculty you are looking for. The Faculty of Education of the Bogaziçi [...]

Turkey; international
The Child and Family Studies Laboratory belongs to the Department of Psychology at the Graduate School of Social Sciences & Humanities (GSSSH). Its website provides some information on research projects under "Research". Furthermore, you can find more information on publications and research projects in the CVs and the personal websites of the laboratory\'s staff (see "Team"). [...]

Turkey; international
The Faculty of Education at Bilkent University has no homepage of its own. On the university\'s information website you can find the different programmes and degrees offered at the faculty.If you are looking for information on educational research, you can find some under these links: * Fulltext on the university\'s repository in the sector "Faculty of Education" * [...]

international
The BQ portal provides information in order to assess foreign professional qualifications. The respective country profiles normally comprise information on five sectors of foreign VET systems: VET system itself, historical development, professional profiles, legal basis, additional information. The portal was created in the course of a new law on the "Improvement of the [...]

international; Turkey
The Turkish Educational Administration Research and Development Association (EARDA) presents its website in Turkish only. An English language journal is apparently meant to be published in 2016 (Research in Educational Administration & Leadership). The association\'s website furthermore provides Turkish information about goals, organisation and activities. Among others, it [...]

international
The OER World Map provides information on organisations, services, persons, projects, events, and stories with regard to Open Educational Resources (OER). The simple search can be used with filters for type of resources,language, country, subject, tag, and audience. The world map is work in progress and users are asked to contribute projects etc. that are not yet listed. [...]

international
The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) reviews the states that signed the UN-Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The respective countries are asked to show their development in implementing the convention. The table shows which countries get reviewed in which period of time. You first have to filter the data of the table to [...]

international; Turkey
The website of the Turkish Educational Research Association (EAB) provides information on its goals, organisation and activities as well as on its 35 departments for different education sectors, including a list of researchers for each sector. Furthermore, you will find two open access journals in English - the International Journal of Research in Teacher Education (IJRTE) and [...]

international
"...[T]he LeaCoMM-Project aims to offer tools for teachers, teacher educators and members of school administration [with regard to] professionalization in the area of migration, minorities and school. (...) LeaCoMM is mainly concerned with: * language education and use of multilingualism, * design of school and lessons with a critical attitude towards racial [...]

international
Commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the International Bureau (IB) supports international research and education cooperation between Germany and its partners. The IB offers financial support when setting up new contacts and cooperation and advises German universities, companies and institutions outside the university system on international [...]

Argentina; international
This site provides a list of Argentinian research institutions, centres and groups doing research on educational policy. The list was compiled by the Latin American Observatory of Educational Policies OLPED (Observatorio Latinoamericano de Políticas Educacionales). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
The International Association of School Librarianship IASL provides an international forum for people interested in promoting effective school library programs. IASL also provides guidance and advice for the development of school library programs and the school library profession. It organizes an annual conference and publishes the research journal "School Libraries Worldwide".

international
The international association of German language teachers acts as an umbrella organisation of the national associations of German language teachers and represents around 250.000 teachers of German in 84 countries. It provides information about the association´s activities and events and connects German teachers of all continents via its discussion forum.

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 [...]

international
The Paris agreement on action against climate change was reachedin Paris on December 12, 2015, and is to be officially signed by participating UN member states in April 2016.

international
On its website on climate change, the OECD publishes reports, facts and figures, statements and reviews on the subjects of climate change, climate policy.

international
The platform Radicalisation Research "was created and funded by the Religion and Society Research Programme in 2011, itself funded by Britain’s two main grant-giving bodies for the social sciences, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council." Radicalisation Research provides information on research done mainly in the UK and USA [...]

international
The international society for the professionalisation of school practice sees itself as a forum for discussion, development and research on professionalisation processes in the context of practical studies in teacher education worldwide. It aims to foster: 1) discussion and exchange on theoretical and empirical questions in practical studies and professionalisation of [...]

international
The library of the Northwestern University, USA, provides a list of journals in the field of Forced Migration and Refugee Studies. Unfortunately, the links to the library catalogue don\'t work. But the list informs you about the journal titles and the more detailed focus of the respective journal. You can look the journals up on the internet by yourself. [Abstract: Editors of [...]

international
The Migration and Diaspora Studies at the Carleton University in Canada provide a long link list of research centres, associations and networks working on issues like migration, refugees and diaspora. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
The international Refugee Research Network was created by researchers from the Center for Refugee Studies,York University, Canada. The website provides information on research activities, publications, other networks and organisation and more. Among others, the network also hosts the website of the initiative "Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER)". The Refugee [...]

international
This list provides you with journals on refugee issues and studies recorded in the EZB. The list is the result of a search with the search terms: title = "refugee*" or "Flüchtl*" or "Flucht*". The traffic light system will indicate your access options to the journal. A green light means free access with no fee. For yellow and red lights, please check the access options in the [...]

international
The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) consists of more than 11,500 individual members and 130 partner organizations in 170 countries. You will find well-known organisations like UNESCO, UNHCR, UNICEF, World Vision or Save the Children among the members. The website provides ample information on activities, projects, on current thematic areas and focus [...]

international
The UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is a UN Agency supporting the protection and the rights of refugees all over the world. This includes the right to education, among others.The education site of UNHCR provides information on UNHCR\'s activities in refugee education. This includes programmes and projects, publications (strategies, guidelines, reports and [...]

Canada; international
The Inclusive Design Research Centre at OCAD University is doing research on design and disability. Many of their projects focus on the education area, especially e-learning / new technologies. You will find information on many projects, for example: Project Outside In (Skills Training Program for Youths) , Floe Project (flexible learning for open education), ATutor (Open [...]

Canada; international
The Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education is located at the Western University. Its website provides information on past and current research, publications, a newsletter, a journal on "Exceptionality Education International" with free articles (except the two most recent issues), information on events and more. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Africa South of the Sahara; international
This report published on a United Nations website provides a short overview over official documents and commission on Human Rights issues in Africa with a focus on parts that may mention the rights of people with disabilities. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Africa South of the Sahara; South Africa, Republic; international
The article provides a short overview over the development of international policy on the rights of persons with disabilities, then goes on to African and South African policy development. The article also provides a map of African countries having signed and ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (probably as of 2012). The article was first [...]

international
The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) is the International Study Center for ICILS. ACER staff will be responsible for the day to day management of the project. Instrument development and some data analyses and psychometric work will also be centered at the International Study Center. The website offers the full text of the report and assessment framework as [...]

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 [...]

Israel; international
The Center for Research on Disabilities belongs to the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute which is one of the most important centers for applied social research in Israel, accroding to their own statement. One focus of their research is on disabilities. The Center published freely accessible fulltexts on different disability issues (executive summary of up to 20 pages in English; [...]

Israel; international
The Initiative for Applied Education Research is a group inside Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. It does evidence based research for decision makers in Israeli (educational) policy. Its website provides information on current and past research foci, a lot of fulltext publications, information on events, video lectures and more. Among their publications, you will for [...]

Israel; international
"The MOFET Institute is a national intercollegial center for the research and development of programs in teacher education and teaching in the colleges. (...) It was founded by the Department of Teacher Education in the Ministry of Education in 1983 and is a Ministry of Education-funded non-profit organization." The English website is less comprehensive than the Hebrew one, [...]

Israel; international
The Taub Center is doing research on social policy in Israel. This research is divided into 5 sections: economics, education, health, labor markets, and social welfare. For each section, you will find publications (some as fulltext) and statistical data (such as expenditure on education e.g.). The Taub Center also publishes an annual "State of the Nation Report". Furthermore, [...]

Israel; international
The "Research Center for Innovation in Learning Technologies" was created in 2010 and replaced the "Chais Research Center for the Integration of Technologies in Education" (2004-2010). The centre conducts research on the use of new media and technologies in higher education. The website provides some annual reports and information on events (congresses, workshops etc.). The [...]

Israel; international
Unfortunetaly, the English website of the School of Education is an old one from 2006. The new homepage is only available in Hebrew. The School of Education has the following departments: - Department of Special Education and Educational Counseling - Department of Education Policy and Administration - Department of Mathematics Education, Science and Technology - [...]

Israel; international
The website provides an overview over Science Education at the well known Weizmann Institute of Science. The Davidson Institute of Science Education focusses on teaching and transder. Amongst others, it runs a museum, the Clore Garden of Science, as well as the PERACH Tutoring and Mentoring Project for disadvantaged children. The Department of Science Teaching focusses [...]

Israel; international
This site provides a list of research centres at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. You will find the following centres for educational research: - Center for Futurism in Education - Center for Excellence in Teaching (no English website available) [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Israel; international
"Chartered by law in 1961, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities acts as a national focal point for Israeli scholarship in both the natural sciences and the humanities [The Ministry of Education has a say in certain matters]. The Academy (...) monitor[s] and promote[s] Israeli intellectual excellence, advise[s] the government on scientific planning, fund[s] and [...]

Israel; international
The Israel Ministry of Science, Technology and Space provides information on research, scientific cooperations, events, Call for Papers, publications and more. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
The mission of the International Network for Research in Arts Education is to promote high quality international research in arts education (formal non formal and informal), to conduct research on the implementation of UNESCO’s “Seoul Agenda: Goals for the development of arts education”, and to serve as a forum for the dissemination of research, the promotion of debates [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

international
The World Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Database provides national country reports from all over the world on the situation of TVET in the respective countries. Usually, the reports are written and English and sometimes additionally in a local language. Moreover, a worldmap informs you about whether a report has already been examined and validated by [...]

Europe; international
The "European Educational Research Association" (EERA) has several networks, amongst others the network 4 "Inclusive Education" which brings together European researchers working on inclusion in an international perspective. The network organises conference sessions together with other thematically close networks. Their website furthermore provides some literature information. [...]

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 [...]

international; Switzerland; Canada; Spain; Italy; France
LISIS is a francophone international research group working on inclusion in schools. It was established by Haute Ecole Pédagogique Vaud (Switzerland) and Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) (Canada). Researcher from France, Spain and Italy are also participating in LISIS. Their website provides information on their research foci and research groups, on [...]

international
DPI was established in 1981 and according to their own statement, it "continues to be the world\'s ONLY cross-disability Global Disabled People\'s Organization (DPO)". DPI\'s focus is on Youth, Women, Post 2015 Development Agenda, Neglected Regions, Universal Periodic Review, World Bank Safeguards. You will find a lot of reports, information on projects, official documents and [...]

United Kingdom; England; Scotland; international
The Virtual Issue, published online as volume 35 of th eBritish Journal of Special Education, hosts four articles on the topic of "special needs education" and "learning support". P First published in 2008, the articles focus on the topic of "inclusive" versus mainstream education and highlight some challenges to the debate.

international
Four ISEC conferences could be identified on the net. You can find the links in our detailed abstract (click on [more]: 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015). The respective websites sometimes give fulltexts of the presentations, sometimes only the programm and abstracts. But this provides you with a good overview over topics that were considered important in the field of special education, [...]

international
"Published by UNESCO Bangkok, this publication set is a series of five guides designed for anyone who wants to do advocacy to bring about improvements in pre-service teacher education towards more inclusive education. They discuss challenges and barriers to inclusive education in different areas of teacher education and outline ideas for advocates to consider and adapt [...]

international; Africa; Asia; Europe; Latin America; Arab States; Pacific Rim; North America; Caribbean
[This is a copy of the original website as of 16.05.2015. The original website is offline.] This website of the International Bureau of Education (IBE) of the Unesco provides regional (continental) and country specific reports on the status of inclusive education. On the right hand side, you will find further links to websites, publications, events, multimedia and more). [...]

international
This website provides the fulltext of the United Nations\' "Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities" as of 1993 (in English only). Furthermore, you will find annual reports on the implementation of these rules in the UN member countries as well as a proposed supplement to the rules as of 2004 ("reaching the most vulnerable"). [...]

international
In 2011, the World Bank and the Whorld Health Organisation (WHO) published the first report on disability, against the background of the UN Convention on Rights of People with Disabilities (UN-CRPD). The report is accessible in various languages and formats, including easy-to-read and DAISY format. It can also be accessed by chapters, e.g. chapter 7 focuses on education [...]

international
"The 66th World Health Assembly held in May 2013 adopted a resolution calling for better health care for people with disabilities and requesting the WHO Director-General to prepare a comprehensive WHO action plan in consultation with United Nations organizations and Member States. It was noted that the plan should be based on the recommendations of the World report on [...]

international
The Centre for Disability Law & Policy located at the National University of Ireland (NUI Galway) provides a bibliography of scientific journals with a focus on disability. A website for the respective journal is provided if available. The journals are classed by themes: A: Disability Studies B: Disability Area Studies (e.g., Europe) D: Intellectual disability E: [...]

international
Unesco main website about the issue of inclusion in education. On the right hand side, you will find publications, guidelines, toolkits and "Ten questions on inclusive education". On the left hand side, there are introduction to different groups that traditionally suffer from exclusion (Roma Children, Street Children, Child Workers, People with Disabilities, Indigenous People, [...]

international
The theme of the UNESCO International Conference on Education 2008 was inclusive education. The website provides national reports on the development of inclusive education in the particpating countries, a final report, conclusions and recommendations, presentations, national reports and messages of the ministers. The conference "is a major international forum for education [...]

international
"Inclusion International is a global federation of family-based organizations advocating for the human rights of people with intellectual disabilities worldwide." Over 200 federations in 115 countries are members of Inclusion International. The webiste provides information on international developments in the field of inclusion, as well as in the respective member countries. [...]

international
The Salamanca Statement was a result of the "World Conference on Special Needs Education: Access and Quality, Salamanca, Spain, 7-10 June 1994". It is a major international policy document, outlining the global consensus on the needs for educational reform and the policies and strategies needed to include disabled children in the education system. The document is available [...]

Ukraine; international
This website provides introductory texts for students. The text about "Basics of Social and Educational Research (Lecture)" linked here provides an general overview over educational research in an Ukrainian perspectivem even though the focus is not solely on Ukrainian educational research. The website provides further texts in the category "pedagogy", but also in "psychology" [...]

Ukraine; international
The Ukrainian National Library Vernadsky provides a database for scientific journals. You will find here a link to a search result for the word "teach* / pedagocical" (Педагогічний) in the title of the respective journals. Each journal has a small informational text and partly also fulltexts of the [...]

Ukraine; international
The Ukrainian National Library Vernadsky provides a database for scientific journals. You will find here a link to a search result for the word "Education" (Освіта) in the title of the respective journals. Each journal has a small informational text and partly also fulltexts of the articles in the journal. [Abstract: Editors of Education [...]

Ukraine; international
The Ukrainian National Library Vernadsky provides a database for scientific journals. You will find here a link to a search result for the word "Pedagogics" (Педагогіка) in the title of the respective journals. Each journal has a small informational text and partly also fulltexts of the articles in the journal. [...]

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: [...]

Europe; international
The Institutional Award for Innovation in Internationalisation was created in 2012 and is awarded annually by the European Association for International Education (EAIE). The website provides information on criteria for selection as well as on former winners. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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 [...]

international
The website provides basic information on the "Handbook Internationalisation of Higher Education", such as table of contents, abstracts and information on authors. Access to the fulltext of the articles is subject to a fee. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
This website provides annual data on the expenditure of the OECD states on development related work in the field of education and information. In 1972, the United Nations General Assembly declared October 24th the World Development Information Day. This day is meant to raise awareness on problems in development and to call on the international community to engage into finding [...]

international
The "Portal Global Learning" (Portal Globales Lernen) provides information and educational resources about Global Learning. The portal is run by the "One World Internet Conference" (Eine Welt Internet Konferenz EWIK), a network of more than 60 German institutions working in the field of development cooperation in education. EWIk and its portal are funded by the World [...]

international
The Education Working Group brings together experts in Holocaust education from around the world to provide expertise, advice, and recommendations about teaching Holocaust education. As the Stockholm Declaration states, “We share a commitment to encourage the study of the Holocaust in all its dimensions. We will promote education about the Holocaust in our schools and [...]

India; international
The Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of India provides a search for bi- and multilateral agreements between India and other states. You can search for agreements with specific countries or on specific topics like education. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

South Africa, Republic; international
[The Register including the search for treaties does not function currently. Therefore, we at least linked to the superordinate page for you. 05.01.16] The South African Treaty Register is the official custodian of all international agreements of the Republic of South Africa with other states. Among others, you can search for agreements in the field of education as well as [...]

international
"European Schoolnet together [with] its partners has developed three courses for secondary level teachers’ professional development in the digital age. The contents of the modular courses are now all complete and offered free of charge to be used by teacher training organisations and other training providers. The courses, created within EC-funded CPDLab project, have been [...]

Russian Federation; international
The Russian Center for Educational Quality Assessment provides ample information about and data from international assessments like TIMSS, PISA,PIRLS,CIVIC, SITES, IAEP II as well as from some national assessments - unfortunately, this information is available only in English. Furthermore, you will find the presentations of an international conference on "Russian Education in [...]

international; Spain
MOSSA is a Spanish research group for ethnography of educational processes and for applied ethnology in education. This group works under the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona and is part of an ethnological research group called GRAFO. Unfortunately their page provides only few information. See the website of GRAFO for further details like research methods etc. [Abstract: [...]

international
Published by Tufnell Press (UK), this book series focusses on ethnography and education. 7 issues have been published so far. A focus is on research that deals with the consequences of educational practice and policy, and which questions educational structures, policy and practice and develops new theories for this issues. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Europe; international
This mailinglist of the Network 19 Ethnography ´´promotes discussion concerning issues connected with the use of ethnographic research methods in education. It is a forum to share ideas, generate activity, exchange information and experiences.´´ The Network is part of the European Educational Research Association (EERA).

North America; international
This is the listserv of the Council on Anthropology and Education (CAE) of the American Anthropological Association (AAA).

international; Austria
This web page refers to literature and events of Ethno-Pedagogy which roots in Ethnology and Social and Cultural Anthropology. Among others, terms like ethnography for education or intercultural pedagogy are discussed. [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 [...]

Portugal; Spain; Germany; France; Belgium; Ireland; Italy; Norway; Switzerland; Australia; Mexico; Morocco; Brazil; Europe; international
SEEE (European Society for Ethnography of Education) is almost non-existent on the web. However, this article by the president of the society outlines the creation, the objectives and held conferences and informs about their Revue de la Société Européenne d\'Ethnographie de l\'Education (REEE). SEEE also uses a mailing list called ETNOEDU. The article appeared in: [...]

North America; international
One mission of CAE is ´´to advance anti-oppressive, socially equitable, and racially just solutions to educational problems through research´´. Among others, the Council publishes the peer-reviewed journal Anthropology and Education Quarterly. Furthermore it offers a notification list to get in touch with the CAE Executive Board and inform about events. The CAE is a [...]

North America; international
A section from the newsletter of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). This part especially reports and informs about ethnology (cultural anthropology) and education. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international; Francophone Countries
The research group ´´Les approches qualitatives et ethnographiques de la recherche en sciences de l’éducation´´ (Qualitative and Ethnographic Approaches in Educational Research) is a section of AFIRSE, the International Francophone Association for Scientific Educational Research. Among others, AFIRSE publishes an e-journal, organizes conferences and focuses especially [...]

Europe; international
The Ethnography network aims at focussing on ethnographic educational research. It organizes the Ethnography and Education Conference, publishes the journal Ethnography and Education and a book series. Additionally the network runs an email listserve. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

South Africa, Republic; international
EASA is the professional organisation for educational research in South Africa. The website provides basic information on its structure, aims and membership, as well as a newsletter, activity reports, information on the annual EASA conference, and free access to the fulltexts of their e-journal "South African Journal of Education" (SAJE). [Abstract: Editors of Education [...]

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 [...]

Brazil; international
This website is run by the Brasilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and provides information on international agreements of Brazil with other countries. The agreements can be searched for in a database. Among others, you can search for agreements in the field of education or science and technology. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Brazil; international
The website of the Brazilian Association for Early Childhood Education (created in 1981) provides some information on its structure, aims and statutes. Otherwise, the website seems to be used mainly for announcing the three-annual "Congresso Internacional de Educação Infantil" (the 7th taking place in 2013). Other event announcements and small articles were last updated in [...]

Brazil; international
Website of the Brazilian Society for the History of Education, created in 1999. The website provides information on the history, structure, aims, and annual reports of the society, as well as on the bi-annual conference with many fulltexts of papers presented there; it provides information on publications of the society, on their free e-journal "Revista Brasileira de História [...]

international
The Center for International Higher Education defines its mission to be advancing knowledge about the complex realities of higher education in the contemporary world. It promotes the belief that an international perspective will foster enlightened policies and practices. To this end, the Center publishes International Higher Education, a book series on higher education, as [...]

international
The `Philosophy of Education Society´ was founded to promote the fundamental philosophic treatment of the problems of education and to advance and improve teaching in the philosophy of education both in schools for the education of teachers and in other educational institutions.

Austria; Germany; Croatia; Hungary; Slovenia; Italy; international
The aim and purpose of founding the Rectors´ Conference was to enable collaboration between the universities and colleges and to seize the diverse opportunities available for scientific, artistic and future-oriented cooperation. Issues of cultural, scientific, political or general importance are dealt with in the form of symposia and research projects.

United States; international; China; Russian Federation; Republic of Korea
The Belin-Blank Center is one of the leading centres for research on giftdeness in the USA. It is also known internationally. The website offers information on study programmes and events, as well as on advisory services and the Institute for Research and Policy on Acceleration. There is a focus on cooperation with South Korea, Russia and China in the fields of teacher [...]

international
The author of this website is a teacher and holds a master in "Integrated Gifted Education". His lists provides you with information on wolrdwide journals with the focus on giftedness, gifted education and talent. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
In this issue of the "Gifted Child Quarterly", 19 different authors are analyzing 19 myths or general assumptions on giftedness and gifted education from a critical point of view. The journal is published by the US American National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international; United States
Together with the Neag Center at the University of Connecticut, the University of Virginia is part of the National Research Center on Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT). Both do research on giftedness, gifted education and promotion. While Neag concentrates on mathematics, the University of Virginia analyses reading and language. The website provides information on ongoing and past [...]

international; United States
The Neag Center at the University of Connecticut is part of the National Research Center on Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT). Together with the University of Virginia they do research on giftedness, gifted education and promotion. While Neag concentrates on mathematics, the University of Virginia analyses reading and language. The website offers many resources, including fulltext [...]

international; United States
Although the website look somewhat unprofessional at first sight, it nevertheless offers many links to conferences and other events dealing with giftedness and talented persons. There is a regional focus on the USA. The links are collected by a private person who works with many organisations in the field of giftedness and who has already written a lot of articles or given [...]

international
Although the website look somewhat unprofessional at first site, it nevertheless offers many links to organisations worldwide that deal with giftedness and talented persons. The links are collected by a private person who works with many organisations in the field of giftedness and who has already written a lot of articles or given presentations on that topic. [Abstract: [...]

international
This English Wikipedia article lists schools and initiatives with special giftd and talented prgrammes worldwide. [Source: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international; Africa South of the Sahara
This African OER project was run by the African Virtual University in cooperation with 12 African partner universities. It went online in January 2011 and provides more than 200 modules for mathematics, chemistry, bilogy, physics, as well as teacher education courses on the use of ICT and copyright questions. [Source: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Europe; international
This link will lead you to results for a search for articles on Open Educational Resources in the European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning (EURODL). [Source: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international; New Zealand; Australia; Canada
The OER Foundation was created by institutions / universities in New Zealand, Australia and Canada. Nevertheless, it aims at at international network and membership. The Foundation runs several projects, among which for example the creation of an OER University, the portals WikiEducator oder dem Portal or Learning4Content. All projects provide either OERs or information and [...]

international
The author is a PhD student in Education studies, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (UK). His focus is on E-Learning and Digital Cultures. In his article, he discusses several critical points about the OER movement. Paragraphs: * Introduction * An under-theorisation of the notions of ‘openness’ and ‘freedom’ * The rejection and privileging of [...]

Arab States; international; United States
This OER platform is run by US-American research institute ISKME. It provides Open Educational Resources for different subjects and levels. These OERs are provided by different educational institutions. The website also offers an online training for teachers on how to use OERs effectively, special OERs in Arabic as well as suport in creating your own OER website. [Source: [...]

international; Argentina; Australia; Brazil; Canada; Chile; Colombia; Czech Republic; Finland; India; Italy; Italy; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; South Africa, Republic; Republic of Korea; Africa South of the Sahara; United Kingdom; United States
The Creative Commons Website offers a small list of known OER projects worldwide. You will also find a guide on OER policy and a further link to OER case studies worldwide.

international; Poland; Brazil; United Kingdom; China; Africa South of the Sahara; Netherlands; Slovenia; Japan; Latin America; Russian Federation; Mauritius
While the World OER Congress invites government officials, the "Open Seminar and Exhibition" , that takes place at the same time, invites NGOs and individual experts and researchers worldwide to discuss the topic. The website offers their presentations as fulltext documents, as well as background information on the presnters. [Source: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international; United States
The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME) was founded in 2002. It conducts research in the field of OER and educational information and communication technologies, advises educational leaders and also produces OER. The website provides a lot of information on projects worldwide, for different educational areas and audiences. ISKME received [...]

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 [...]

international
The website brings together international researchers and educators to discuss OER topics. OLnet provides fulltext documents and information on research, projects and news concerning OER topics. Furthermore, you will find links to OER plattforms and tools. OLnet was supported by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation from 2009-2012. It is run by the Open University, UK [...]

international
This project is run by the Unesco Chairs of Athabasca University, Canada, and Open University of the Netherlands. It collects links to articles and other literature on Open Educational Resources. You will find different possibilities to serach for resources. The regional and country browsing doesn\'t work. Here it is better to use keywords. [Source: Editors of Education [...]

international; Latin America; Chile; Europe; Spain; United Kingdom; Brazil; United Kingdom; Netherlands
temoa is a project run by the Center for Innovation in Technology and Education (Innov@TE) at the University Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico. The website offers OER-Resources from institutions worldwide, with a focus on resources from Spain, but also other European countries, not so much Latin American countries. You will find an advanced search and different possibilities [...]

Brazil; international
This website offers a very well-arranged overview over Brazilian OER projects, worldwide OER projects, legislations / legislative projects on OER in Brazil, literature and guides on OER as well as OER in the media. [Source: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Brazil; international
A Brazilian initiative on OER. You will find a list of (mainly Brazilian) institutions that offer Open Educational Resources ("Onde encontrar REA?"), as well as a "Caderno REA para professores", a guide for teachers on OER. Furthermore, you will find a small bibliography as well as a list of Brazilian projects dealing with OER.

international
The website provides information on the centre\'s OER activities. 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." Besides documents and information [...]

international
The Cape Town Open Education Declaration was based on a meeting of international, leading personalities in the field of Open Education. The meeting was organised by the Open Society Institute and the Shuttleworth Foundation in 2007 in Cape Town. The declaration calls upon actors in politics, education, publishing, research and others to engage in the promotion of freely [...]

international
OpenCourseWare Consortium is a community of more than 200 institutions of higher education and associated organisations that aim at promoting courses and course material that is freely accessible online. The website offers a search over more than 6,000 courses worldwide, as well as a list of members with links to their respective websites. Moreover, you will find news [...]

international; United States
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is considered to be one of the pioneers of the Open Courseware / Open Educational Resources Movement. Since 2002, it publishes all of its courseware online and freely accessible. You can search courses by topic, course number or Department. There is one restriction, however, concerning the acquisition of the course literature. [...]

United Kingdom; United States; international
Share My Lesson is a place where educators can come together to create and share their very best teaching resources. Developed by teachers for teachers, this free platform gives access to high-quality teaching resources and provides an online community where teachers can collaborate with, encourage and inspire each other. Share My Lesson has a significant resource bank for [...]

Ireland; international
RIAN offers a search over 7 repositories (databases with online fulltexts) of the following Irish university libraries including the Dublin Institute of Technology: * Dublin City University * NUI Galway * NUI Maynooth * Trinity College Dublin * University College Cork * University College Dublin * University of Limerick [...]

international; Africa; Africa South of the Sahara; Asia; Pacific Rim; Europe; France; United States; United Kingdom
The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) unites researchers on Giftedness around the world. The website offers information on the biannual WCGTC World Conference, on national associations for gifted and talented children, on gifted support and events and news around the topic. Furthermore, WCGTC publishes a newsletter and a journal, the Gifted and Talented [...]

Ireland; international
AISHE is a society for research in learning and teaching in higher education. The website of their conference, which takes place annually since 2008, offers information on the current as well as past conferences. Please find the conference themes here: 2012: Responding to Change: Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2011: The Challenge for Graduates in a [...]

Ireland; international; New Zealand; Scotland; Australia; Africa; Asia; United Kingdom
Founded in 1969, AONTAS\' aim is to do research on and promote adult education in Irland. AONTAS is affiliated to the European Association for the Education of Adults. Since its beginnings, a focus of AONTAS work is on adult literacy. Based on a woking group on this topic, AONTAS decided to found the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) in 1976. Since the 1980s, women [...]

Ireland; international; Asia; Europe
emcr does research in the field of computer based learning and teaching. Current projects are: * Ecasme (training needs analysis and web based applications) * Encompass (elearning Content Management for SME\'s) * Virec (University Virtual Resource Center based on a Distributed Learning Environment) * ODL NET (Open and Distance Learning Network for Exchange of [...]

international; Ireland
The School of Education has a focus on the following topics: * Sports Studies and Physical Education (SSPE) Home * Early Years and Childhood Studies Section * Science Education Section * PDE (Post-Primary Teaching) * Postgraduate Diploma in Special Education Needs (SEN) There are currentlich three bigger research projects: * Multiple [...]

international; Ireland; Africa; South America; Asia
The department has a research and teaching specialisations in: * applied psychology and social, personal and health education * curriculum development and educational policy studies * globalisation and diversity in education (associated with the Ubuntu Network Teacher Education for Sustainable Development) * ICT and Digital Media in education * science and technology [...]

international; Ireland
The School of Education was ranked in the top 100 QS World University Subject Rankings in 2012. According to their own statement, they have a total of 70 doctoral students, which makes their doctoral programme the largest in Ireland. The School currently has an associated research centre, Centre for Research in Information Technology in Education (CRITE), and four research [...]

international; Ireland
The School of Education was founded in 1909. Amongst others, it has a focus on gender and education. Furthermore, people are working on areas as diverse as the sociology of childhood, psychology, gender & education, the history of education, education & disadvantage, curriculum design & development, children\'s literature, teachers and teaching, philosophy of education, [...]

Ireland; international
The conference is meant for doctoral students in Ireland who do research on educational issues. In 2012, it took place for the 4th time. The theme of this 4th conference was: "Expanding the Horizon of Doctoral Research in Education - Comparing, Adapting, Advancing". You will find a programme for the conference that took place in 2011, listing the presentations that were given [...]

international; Ireland
The School of Education focuses on five key themes: - Initial and professional teacher education - Educational leadership - Socio-cultural issues in education - Civic engagement and community engaged research - Science, Technology and Mathematics Education (STEM) The School also has an Educational Technology Centre.

international
The IICE is an international and interdisciplinary conference on educational research. This biannual conference has no specified focus or theme. You can hand in papers to a broad variety of topics in educational issues. All papers are published in the conference\'s proceedings. Selected papers are published in special issues peer reviewed journals. The website only offers [...]

Ireland; international
The Conference Archive offers information on the annual conferences of the ESAI since 2007. You will find information on the most recent conference in the tab on the left hand side of the archive. The conference primarily addresses national researchers, although international researchers are equally welcome. Each conferences has a special theme: The themes of the last [...]

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 [...]

international
"Many young people around the world — especially the disadvantaged — are leaving school without the skills they need to thrive in society and find decent jobs. As well as thwarting young people’s hopes, these education failures are jeopardizing equitable economic growth and social cohesion, and preventing many countries from reaping the potential benefits of their [...]

international
The website offers information on a conference about global learning through the Internet and web 2.0 / social media. You will find an e-book with the papers and a summary of the discussions at the conference as well as further information like materials for workshops etc. The website was built up in the context of a conference organised by students of online journalism at the [...]

international
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) (formerly Orton Dyslexia Society) is an international, non-profit, scientific and educational organization dedicated to the study and treatment of dyslexia. The IDA was first established nearly 50 years ago to continue the pioneering work of Dr. Samuel T. Orton, who was one of the first to identify dyslexia and its remediation.

international
IASCE, established in 1979, is the only international, non-profit organization for educators who research and practice cooperative learning in order to promote student academic improvement and democratic, social processes. IASCE supports those who are interested in the study of cooperation in education by providing a forum in which to share research and lessons about the [...]

United States; international
AHEAD is a professional membership organization for individuals involved in the development of policy and in the provision of quality services to meet the needs of persons with disabilities involved in all areas of higher education. Its membership is international. AHEAD is actively involved in all facets of promoting full and equal participation by individuals with [...]

international
Planipolis is a portal of education plans and policies from UNESCO Member States providing a single entry to documents from various official sources. Planipolis is maintained by the IIEP Documentation Centre and is partly funded by EPDF (Education Programme Development Fund).

international
The International Research Group on Physics Teaching (GIREP) is an international body of physics professors and teachers who want to cooperate in their work on physics teaching.

international
Information on the human right to education provided by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). There is information on activities concerning human rights education and training and a link to the website of the Special Rapporteur on the right to education.

Switzerland; international
"The Swiss Society for Research in Education (SSRE) was founded in 1975 and is a member of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences (SAGW) as well as of the European Educational Research Association (EERA). It consists of approximately 550 members from all scientific disciplines relevant to education and pursues the goal to consolidate educational research on a [...]

international
Designed for primary and secondary schools, teacher training institutions and other learning settings, this compendium includes 101 exemplary practices from Central Asia, Europe and North America and is a resource for teachers and education policymakers. It provides resource materials relevant to key elements for successful human rights education, including 1) laws, guidelines [...]

Netherlands; international
TIER is engaged in collecting, focusing and disseminating information regarding the effectiveness of educational policy in the Netherlands, to support policymakers, teachers and providers of educational training with information regarding efficient measures in education. TIER is jointly operated by the universities of Amsterdam, Groningen and Maastrict and it is [...]

international
The OECD groups 34 member countries in an organisation that, most importantly, provides governments a setting in which to discuss, develop and perfect economic and social policy. Member countries meet and exchange information in committees. Committees bring together representatives of member countries, either from national administrations or from their permanent delegations to [...]

Argentina; international
The Argentinian Society for Comparative Studies in Education (SAECE) was founded in 2001. Its main task is to promote and disseminate development and investigation in the Comparative Studies in the fields of Education and Culture. The website provides news as well as information on conferences, the journal RELEC (Revista Latinoamericana de Educación Comparada), whose articles [...]

international
The United Nations Statistics Division collects data on literacy, educational attainment and school attendance from national statistical offices around the world and disseminates them in tabular form in special issues of the United Nations Demographic Yearbook. These official statistics provided by countries are derived from population censuses. In addition, the Statistics [...]

international
The purpose of this paper is to offer practical guidelines to those interested in collecting accurate and useful information about early childhood services in a particular country or region. The guidelines presented focus on two areas of particular concern for policy-makers: data collection and system monitoring. To accommodate the needs of both developing and developed [...]

international
The data sets offered are an addition to the Education for All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report. Most of the data are reported to and processed by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS). They are supplemented by demographic and economic statistics collected or produced by other international organizations, including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United [...]

international
The United Nations Statistics Division, in its mission to promote the development of national statistical systems, has developed a central repository of country profiles of statistical systems. The country profiles include, among others, a brief history of the country\'s statistical system, legal basis, the statistical programme and much more. Country profiles of statistical [...]

Argentina; international
The International Unesco Institute for Educational Planning (IIPE) with its regional office in Buenos Aires (Argentina) is a research centre as well as a centre for training, documentation and dissemination. Together with the two other offices in Paris (France) and Dakar (Senegal) it constitutes a forum for exchange of ideas and concepts with regard to the planning and the [...]

international
The education data used in the preparation of the Human Development Index (HDI) and other composite indices featured in the Human Development Report are provided by a variety of public international sources and represent the best and most current statistics available for those indicators at the time of the preparation of this annual report. [Abstract: Editors of Education [...]

international
"OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries´ performance. It provides a broad array of comparable indicators on education systems and represents the consensus of professional thinking on how to measure the current state of education internationally. The indicators show who participates in education, how much is spent on it, and how [...]

international
The International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) is made up of some 200 Catholic universities and institutions of higher education. They have at their disposal a permanent secretariat tasked with implementing the orientations and policies as set forth by the General Assembly and the administrative bodies. In addition to administrative tasks and managing the [...]

international
The International Pikler Association was founded in 2012. Its objectives are to bring together associatons, groups and individuals worldwide who support the ideas of the Hungarian paediatrician Emmi Pikler, and to promote exchange and contacts. The association aims to spread further education on Pikler\'s ideas, to support research, to improve the quality of the qualification [...]

Spain; international
In accordance with the 2007 amendment of the Universities Act, in October 2008 the Council of Ministers authorized the creation of Universidad.es, the Foundation for the International Promotion of Spanish Universities. Universidad.es is a public sector foundation that aims to promote the Spanish university system throughout the world. The foundation was set up by the Spanish [...]

international
USAID is an independent federal government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. Its Work supports long-term and equitable economic growth and advances U.S. foreign policy objectives by supporting economic growth, agriculture and trade, global health and democracy, conflict prevention and humanitarian assistance. USAID provides [...]

international
The websit offers some links to international evaluation organisations, to information about evaluation standards as well as about vocational training.

international
IFS is a NGO (non-governmental organisation) founded in 1972. Funding comes from governmental and non-governmental sources, as well as national and international organisations.IFS has 135 Affiliated Organisations in 86 countries, of which three-quarters are in developing countries and one-quarter in industrial countries. IFS has an international Board of Trustees. The IFS [...]

Latin America; international
The Network for Latin-American Regional Universities (RedUREL) was founded in 1996 with the intention to create an international reference service which, along with the impulse to realize international academic exchange activities, animates the establishment of Latin-American professorships, furthermore the establishment of advanced academic vocational programs in strategic [...]

international
Development Gateway is an international nonprofit organization with the mission to reduce poverty and enable change in developing nations through information technology. It envisions a world in which the digital revolution serves people everywhere—creating greater opportunity through increased access to critical information; greater reliance on local capabilities; and [...]

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 [...]

international
The homepage "Conference Alerts" offers an overview of worldwide academical conferences. One list shows conferences by category, the other by country. Under the category "Education", conferences about the themes e-Learning, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning and Teaching and Learning can be found.

international
The UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in Florence, Italy, was established in 1988 to strengthen the research capability of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) and to support its advocacy for children worldwide. The Centre, formally known as the International Child Development Centre, has as its prime objectives to improve international understanding of the issues [...]

international
Universitas 21 is an international network of 23 leading research-intensive universities in fifteen countries. The network\'s purpose is to facilitate collaboration and cooperation between the member universities and to create opportunities for them on a scale that none of them would be able to achieve operating independently or through traditional bilateral alliances.

international
The "Fédération internationale des Professeurs de français" is an internationally acting association of teaching staff (teachers, professors) of the French language, which has as its goal to raise the popularity and a worldwide acceptance of the language and its cultural francophonic background.

international
Other than a few notable exceptions, most countries` early childhood workforce amounts to about 2%. Therefore, the aim of the Men in Childcare and Education Global Network is to set up a global network of those interested in encouraging men to work in early childhood care and education and also to support those men working in the field.

international
The International Association of Schools of Social Work, IASSW, is the worldwide association of schools of social work, other tertiary level social work educational programmes, and social work educators. The IASSW promotes the development of social work education throughout the world, develops standards to enhance quality of social work education, encourages international [...]

Germany; international
The IGfH (Internationale Gesellschaft für erzieherische Hilfen) is the German national section of FICE (Fédération Internationale des Communautés Éducatives). The IGfH is a lobby for the rights and needs of young people in public care. It is not oriented towards parties, politics, or religion. Its foundation is one of the biggest foundations in the area of child and youth [...]

France; international; Europe
FICE Europe was founded by member countries of the Council of Europe in 1997, October 9th in Erfurt (Germany) having the agreement and support of the Federal Council of FICE International. It’s full name is: Fédération Internationale des Communautés Educatives – Europe (FICE Europe) The aims of FICE Europe are: Defending, representing and promoting the Rights of [...]

Switzerland; international
The FICE (Fédération Internationale des Communautés Educatives) was founded in 1948 with the support of the UNESCO. It is an international organisation for the concerns of educational assistance. As non-governmental organisation, it has counseling status at the UNESCO, the European Council, UNICEF and ECOSOC. FICE is politically and religiously neutral and refuses every [...]

international
Founded in 1965, the European Council of International Schools (ECIS) is a global service membership organisation that provides professional development opportunities to its members. The ECIS membership is comprised of: international Schools, individuals (professional people worldwide interested in international education), organizations (including colleges, universities, [...]

Austria; international
The Austrian Association of Research and Development in Education (ÖFEB) was founded in 2000 and is divided into 7 sections reflecting the different fields of educational research it is focussed on: >> VET and adult education >> elementary pedagogy >> empirical research in education >> (research in) teacher education >> media pedagogy >> research [...]

international
The International Standing Conference for the History of Education has been organized to: Foster research in the scholarly field of the history of education; facilitate international contact, intellectual exchange, and cooperation between all who work in the field of the history of education; develop an appreciation of the field of the history of education; encourage the [...]

international
The International Association for University Pedagogics presents, with its international members of the francophone higher education sector, an information source, which obtains its data from hundreds of communications and scientific articles originating from acts of the annual colloquia and the journal RIPES (formerly Res academica).

international
4 International Colleges & Universities is an international higher education search engine and directory reviewing accredited Universities and Colleges in the world. 4icu.org includes 10,000 Colleges and Universities, ranked by web popularity, in 200 countries. The 4icu.org directory includes worldwide higher education organisations which * are officially recognized, [...]

international
On this website, IREX presents it`s activities concerning education programs in "Basic Education Development", "Higher education development", "International Education" and "Research Support".

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 [...]

international
Access to summeries, reports and further materials of the different PISA cycles.

international
The website offers access to the PISA results as well as in depth reports, manuals and further materials on methodology.

international
Founded in 1983, the International Association of Language Centres (IALC) is a network of high-quality, independent language schools teaching their native language to international students. Located in the major capitals, university cities, beach resorts and historic towns worldwide, IALC accredited language schools provide effective language courses and cultural immersion for [...]

international
The Network upholds the mandate of the Education Policy Committee to assist countries to develop effective and efficient policies for education and learning to meet individual, social, cultural and economic objectives. The network aims to support the development of approaches and good practice in the field of early childhood education and care (ECEC) policy in participating [...]

international
This review of early childhood education and care (ECEC) in twenty OECD countries describes the social, economic, conceptual and research factors that influence early childhood policy. Starting Strong II outlines the progress made by the participating countries in responding to the key aspects of successful ECEC policy outlined in the previous volume, Starting Strong (OECD, [...]

international; Australia; Austria; Belgium; China; Chile; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Ireland; Republic of Korea; Mexico; Norway; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom; United States
The review aims to bridge the gap between learning and jobs, by exploring how to make initial vocational education and training for young people respond better to labour market requirements. It therefore looks at initial VET in schools, colleges, workplaces and other institutions, offering policy messages for all OECD countries, alongside concrete advice on policy reform in [...]

Czech Republic; international
The Czech School Without Borders (Česká škola bez hranic) is an umbrella organisation that provides information on bilingual education of Czeck speaking children who live abroad. Its target group are parents who wish to educate their children in the age range of 18 months up to 15 years in the Czech language under professional guidance. The website lists all Czech [...]

international; Germany
The "Friends of the pedagogy of Rudolf Steiner" incorporated society promote initiatives for a free education worldwide. Since 1971, they campaign for the dissemination of the Waldorf concept and for freedom in education. They support Waldorf schools, Waldorf kindergartens, other initiatives based on the Waldorf concept, remedial and socio-therapeutic institutions and projects [...]

international
With NationMaster you can graphically compare data and statistics in different subjects (e.g. education) and for different nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from sources such as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD.

international
Educations.com helps students who are interested in studying abroad to find information about education alternatives all over the world. The website contains a database on study courses and language courses, study guides on various countries of the world, a search facility for institutes and an international education dictionary that explains common terms and acronyms.

Europe; international
To improve the collaboration with the International Cooperation Partner Countries (ICPC), NET4SOCIETY has established the Third Countries Task Force whose task it is to establish contact with SSH national contact or information points, experts, organisations, multipliers and SSH researchers in those countries farther away.

Europe; international
NET4SOCIETY is the international network of National Contact Points (NCPs) for Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in the 7th European Framework Programme (FP7). National Contact Points are set up to guide researchers in their quest for securing EU funding. NET4SOCIETY offers dedicated networking workshops, specific high quality trainings, and mentoring to the SSH [...]

United States; international
The web page of the American Montessori Society provides a directory of AMS member schools in the United States and worldwide. Choose a geographic region from the map below and follow the links to explore the contact information and offerings of the individual schools. Schools may be full, associate, satellite, initiate, or international members of AMS.

international
The web page provides a list of Steiner Waldorf Schools worldwide as well as a list of Waldorf schools in Germany.

international
The collection of National Reports has been developed into a digital library, searchable by conference date and country. The National Reports have been presented to the IBE by Ministries of Education at the sessions of the International Conference on Education since 1932. The collection constitutes a unique reservoir of educational information spanning many decades, including [...]

international
The Council of International Schools is the premier organisation in International Education for the accreditation of schools and Best Practice development. CIS is a not-for-profit organisation of a worldwide international educational community comprising over 600 member schools and 450 colleges/universities. The central purpose of CIS is to enable member organisations to [...]

international
The web page lists the schools accredited by the Council of International Schools. Detailed information about the schools is available.

international
The web page lists national ASPnet Websites worldwide. You can find brief descriptions of the national web pages and information about their language versions.

international
Founded in 1953, the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet), commonly referred to as UNESCO Associated Schools, is a global network of more than 8.500 educational institutions in 179 countries. Member institutions – ranging from pre-schools, primary, secondary and vocational schools to teacher training institutions - work in support of international [...]

Islamic Countries; international
The Islamic University of Technology is basically an educational and research institution. The main objective of the University is to help generally in human resources development in member states of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), particularly in different fields of engineering, technology and technical education.

Islamic Countries; international
The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC ; formerly SESRTCIC) , was founded as a subsidiary organ of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC). The basic mandate drawn up for SESRIC is threefold: 1. To collate, process and disseminate socio-economic statistics and information on and for the utilisation of the member [...]

Islamic Countries; international
The Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation is an international, nongovernmental, non-commercial, non-partisan umbrella youth organization, uniting leading umbrella youth NGOs from the member-countries of the Organization of the Islamic Conference ( OIC) as well as international youth organizations, operating in the OIC region and youth organization [...]

Islamic Countries; international
IAS\'s mission is to provide an institutional set up for the utilisation of Science and Technology for the development of Islamic countries and humanity at large and to increase interaction among scientists and facilitate the exchange of views on development issues, and to function as the Islamic Brain Trust helping the Islamic and Developing Worlds in scientific and [...]

Europe; international
The mission of the European Training Foundation is to help EU neighbouring countries to harness the potential of their human capital through the reform of education, training and labour market systems in the context of the EU`s external relations policy. The website offers portraits of the target countries with links to projects and full text publications.

international
WERA was founded in 2009 and consists of national and regional educational research societies from more than 20 countries as well as of individual membership of educational researchers. WERA aims at connecting educational researchers worldwide. A number of international research networks were created to achieve that, they deal with the following topics: >> Education [...]

Eastern Europe; Central Asia; international; Afghanistan; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Bhutan; Brunei Darussalam; China; Georgia; Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Iraq; Iran; Japan; Yemen; Jordan; Cambodia; Kazakhstan; Qatar; Kyrgyzstan; Korea, Democratic Peoples Republic; Republic of Korea; Kuwait; Laos; Lebanon; Macao; Malaysia; Maldives; Mongolia; Myanmar; Nepal; Oman; Pakistan; Philippines; Palestinian Autonomous Areas; Russian Federation; Saudi Arabia; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Syria; Tajikistan; Taiwan; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Uzebekistan; United Arab Emirates; Vietnam
Country information for applicants for a study abroad in a Asia. In order to view them one has to select the respective country. There is an address of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), country information of the German Foreign Office, information about the education system and higher education, a specific link list, information about scholarship programmes and [...]

international
The purpose of the association is to emphasize and promote the philosophy of social education and its uniqueness in being actively involved in partnership with clients, working with them, not only individually but in groups, families, communities, in the milieu, towards the development of their strengths and in resolving personal, social, and community difficulties. The [...]

international
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, stimulates innovation and contributes to economic development while safeguarding the public interest. WIPO was established by the WIPO Convention in [...]

international
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) offers this alphabetical index of countries and organisations responsible for copyright and protection of intellectual property with access to their websites.

international
First published as a CD-ROM in 1996, the database World Data on Education has regularly been improved and expanded using the information included in the National Reports on the Development of Education, supplemented with data from other sources. Five editions (out of print) have been produced until 2003. The sixth edition 2006/07 (out of print) contains detailed and [...]

international
The VSO is one of the oldest and largest networks of volunteers operating worldwide twowards reducing poverty and inequality. While it also offers volunteer projects involving young people, it mainly cooperatees with experienced, highly qualified professionals.

international
The Association disseminates publications and teaching materials related to Montessori pedagogy, it distributes materials as well as providing for training (and training of trainers), and networking activities ( e.g. by conferences).

international
An alphabetical index of the 250 countries documented on the site allows users to access universities and other organisations (academies, colleges).

international
INASP's work focuses on communication, knowledge and networks, with particular emphasis on the needs of developing and emerging countries. INASP responds to their national priorities for: capacities to use, create, manage and communicate scholarly information and knowledge via appropriate ICTs, access to national and international scholarly information and knowledge. National, [...]

international
SciDev.Net - the Science and Development Network - is a not-for- profit organisation dedicated to providing reliable and authoritative information about science and technology for the developing world. The website www. scidev.net gives policymakers, researchers, the media and civil society information and a platform to explore how science and technology can reduce poverty, [...]

international
The glossary explains English language terms and acronyms from the field of learning disability and ADHS.

international; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; United Kingdom; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Russian Federation; Sweden; Serbia; Turkey; Ukraine; Argentina; Brazil; Chile; Canada; Mexico; United States; Egypt; South Africa, Republic; Jordan; China; India; Indonesia; Japan; Vietnam; Australia; New Zealand; Republic of Korea; Ukraine; Serbia; Colombia; Algeria; Tunisia; Kenya; Senegal; Israel; Singapore; Malaysia; Vietnam; Thailand
The Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany (BMBF) links information on countries and multilateral organisations on this site, with a focus on education and research from an international perspective. Available only in German.

international; Africa; North America; South America; Central America; Caribbean; Asia; Pacific Rim; Europe; Middle East; Russian Federation; Central Asia
This site is intended to facilitate your search for pertinent and up-to-date information on international education systems. We have included links to education ministries, universities and colleges, educational organizations and accrediting bodies from countries all over the world.

Commonwealth; international
Our goal is to support Commonwealth governments in their efforts to attain universal, sustainable and high quality education for all citizens. We work closely with ministries of Education and various partners to address the six action areas in education across the Commonwealth. These include achieving Universal Primary Education; eliminating gender disparities in education; [...]

international; United Kingdom
COBIS is a Membership Association of British Schools of quality and is a member of the Independent Schools Council (ISC) of the United Kingdom. By virtue of this and its agreement with the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI), it is able to accredit British Schools abroad, anywhere in the world.

international; Australia; Canada; England; France; Germany; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Republic of Korea; Netherlands; New Zealand; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Singapore; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; South Africa, Republic; United States; Wales; United Kingdom
INCA (1996-2013) provided descriptions of government policy on education in Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA and Wales. It focuses on curriculum, assessment and initial teacher training frameworks for pre-school, primary, [...]

international
Founded in 1975, the IAEA has institutional and individual members in more than 50 countries worldwide. It aims at supporting the development and application of educational assessment techniques to improve the quality of education. One of its members, among others, is the Association for Educational Assessment Europe (AEA Europe). The IAEA organises annual conferences and [...]

international; Asia; Pacific Rim
APARNET was established to promote and facilitate discussion on qualifications recognition and related issues amongst the National Academic Recognition and Information Centres (NARICs) of the Asia- Pacific region.

international
The 2007 edition investigates the effects of expanding tertiary education on labour markets. Graduation rates from higher education have grown significantly in OECD countries in recent decades, but has the increasing supply of well-educated workers been matched by the creation of high-paying jobs? Or will everyone with a university degree some day work for the minimum wage? [...]

international
The ILO (International Labour Organization) Library in Geneva is the world's leading library on the world of work. It serves as a knowledge base of key information on work issues, sustainable livelihoods, and the work-related aspects of economic and social development, technological change and human rights. The ILO Library is the core repository of ILO publications produced in [...]

international
Founded in 1953, UNESCO's Associated Schools Project Network ( ASPnet), commonly referred to as UNESCO Associated Schools, is a global network of some 7 900 educational institutions in 176 countries ( ranging from pre-schools and primary to secondary schools and teacher training institutions), who work in support of quality education in practice. On this site you will find [...]

international
The International Society for Music Education was formed at a conference convened by UNESCO in 1953 'to stimulate music education as an integral part of general education'. ISME is the world wide network for music educators in all areas of education and offers publications, world conferences, regional conferences and seminars, networks, special commissions.

international
The final workshop in the series took place from 6-7 July 2006 in London with representatives of over 19 countries and the European Commission attended a conference in London jointly organised by OECD/CERI, TLRP and the DfES entitled: Implementation, Scaling Up, and Sustainability: Continuing Discussion on Evidence-Based Policy Research in Education. The conference was the [...]

international
The navigation bar across the top helps the user to find an A-Z listing of 174 countries willing to recruit students from overseas as well as nationally. After identifying the desired country the user can find a list of educational institutions that welcome students from overseas. Many of these universities, colleges and schools have contributed features to this multilingual [...]

international
In July 2006 the former UNESCO Institute for Education (UIE) founded in Hamburg in 1951-52 has changed its name and is now the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL). The previous name was too unspecific and did not accurately reflect the Institute's long-standing focus on adult learning as well as out-of-school and non-formal education in the perspective of lifelong [...]

international
UNESCO's Asia and Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL) is a regional co-operative programme designed to promote basic education for all in the Asia and Pacific region. This website serves as a portal to the programme themes of APPEAL, e.g. eradication of illiteracy and early education care. Originally launched in 1987 to focus mainly on non-formal adult education, [...]

international
SourceOECD provides online access to all OECD publications - in particular those in the field of education - issued from January 1998. It comprises about 2,000 monographs, 30 databases and more than 20 periodicals. SourceOECD offers access to full-text publications in pdf format. It is also possible to access the OECD statistical databases and build one's own data tables and [...]

international
This link list leads to more than 20 definitions of the term "Curriculum" in English and other languages. In education, a curriculum (plural: curricula) is the set of courses and their contents offered by an institution such as a school or university. In some cases, a curriculum may be partially or entirely determined by an external body (such as the National Curriculum for [...]

Europe; international; Albania; Andorra; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Kosovo; Croatia; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Moldova; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Austria; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; San Marino; Sweden; Switzerland; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; Ukraine; Hungary; Vatican City; United Kingdom; Cyprus
Currently country informations for applicants to study abroad in a European country are only available in German. In order to get this service you have to choose a specific country. At the country page you will find the address of the regional bureau of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), cultural and educational information, a link list as well as information about [...]

international
RIEME is a network of networks. The bilingual website, designed by the Spanish Centro de Investigación y Documentación Educativa ( CIDE), is an information and communication platform of the Iberoamerican Educational Research Network which organizes co-operation among 18 countries. Various links refer to activities regarding improvement of quality, effectiveness, and equity [...]

international
This website is to render a contribution to environmental education ( protection of rivers etc.). It offers users educational resources for successful implementation of a school-based water monitoring programme. Besides it gives interested young persons an opportunity to present their own projects. In this way they can compare their work to the work of others in this area.

Central America; international; Belize; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Jamaica; Nicaragua; Costa Rica; Panama
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in Central America. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International [...]

North America; international; Canada; United States; Mexico
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in North America. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association [...]

South America; international; Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Chile; Colombia; Ecuador; Guyana; Suriname; Uruguay; Venezuela; Paraguay; Peru; Latin America
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in South America. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association [...]

Australia; Oceania; Fiji; Guam; Kiribati; Marshall Islands; Nauru; New Caledonia; New Zealand; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands; Tuvalu; Northern Mariana Islands; international
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in Australia and Oceania. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International [...]

Europe; international; Albania; Andorra; Austria; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Faroe Islands; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Greenland; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Moldova; Monaco; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; San Marino; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Russian Federation; Ukraine; United Kingdom; Vatican City; Turkey; Malta
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in Europe. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association of [...]

Middle East; international; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Oman; Palestinian Autonomous Areas; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Syria; Turkey; Yemen; Egypt; Bahrain; Cyprus; United Arab Emirates
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in the Middle East. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International [...]

Caribbean; international; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Bermuda; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Grenada; Haiti; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; Jamaica
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in the Caribbean. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association [...]

Africa; international; Algeria; Angola; Botswana; Cameroon; Egypt; Ethiopia; Ghana; Kenya; Liberia; Morocco; Mozambique; Namibia; Nigeria; Somalia; South Africa, Republic; Sudan; Tanzania; Uganda; Zambia; Mauritius
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in Africa. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association of [...]

international
The IAEVG is an international association of institutions and organisations active in educational counselling and guidance. Its focus lies on the professional qualification of school and vocational education counsellors. The association provides a list of national organisations worldwide, the e-journal "International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance" (subject to [...]

international
IAESTE aims to provide students in higher education with technical experience relevant to their studies and at the same time offers employers well-qualified and motivated trainees. IAESTE aims to be a source of cultural enrichment for trainees and their host communities. Its mission is to operate a high quality practical training exchange programme between members in order to [...]

Australia; international
"The objective of the Global Education Website is to increase the amount and quality of teaching of global education in Australian primary and secondary schools. As well as country profiles and information about global issues the site contains teaching and learning support materials, teaching ideas and activities, case studies, a professional development event noticeboard, a [...]

international
This list is provided by the American Education Research Association Special Interest Group (AERA SIG) Communication of Research and offers links to electronic journals that are scholarly, peer-reviewed, full text and accessible without cost. Journals from all over the world are included, but the majority is from the US.

Australia; international
The Education Virtual Library provided by Charles Sturt University is a comprehensive, annotated index of educational resources on the Web. The entries can be searched or they can be listed according to education level, resources provided, type of site or country.

international
"The UNESCO Library provides reference and information services, including online searches, to the organization as a whole, as well as to the general public with an interest in UNESCO's fields of competence." The collections comprise library and archive services, UNESCO publications, periodicals and documentation resources.

international
Education for Rural People (ERP) is a promotional measure taken by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the UN and Unesco. This website is about the ERP Tool Kit which provides education and training materials for rural teachers, instructors, trainers, parents, researchers and others involved in formal and non-formal education for rural people. The Tool Kit draws on [...]

international
This World Bank page summarizes answers to three questions: 1. What is EFA? 2. What is the EFA progress in view of the Millennium Developing Goals? 3. What has to be done? Education for All (EFA) is an international commitment first launched in Jomtien, Thailand in 1990 to bring the benefits of education to "every citizen in every society". Website-texts provide information [...]

international
The purpose of this website is to facilitate the rapid global transfer of accurate information in response to breaches of academic freedom and human rights in education. NEAR facilitates international collaboration between organisations active in issues of academic freedom and educational rights, and committed to promoting an understanding of, and respect for, the values [...]

international
This website of the learning initiative can be understood as an international contribution to eLearning. The initiative was established as a result of Anglo-American co-operation. It is a transnational programme to synthesize the best of research and development into the nature of human learning, and to examine its implications for education, work and the development of [...]

international
This website is an information and communication platform for about 11,000 schools participating in the International Eco-Schools Programme (as of 2003/2004). Initiated as a European programme, Eco-Schools have reached now an international dimension. It aims at developing environmentally sustainable schools and the promotion of education for sustainable development. [...]

international; Asia; South-East Asia
This web site lists a number of links to sources dealing with statistical information on education in the internet. Apart from listing the links, it provides abstracts summarising their topical issues. Most of the sources in the collection refer to education statistics on schools in the United States and the United Kingdom. Further information is available for the South Asian [...]

international
This is the homepage of the German Centre of the UNESCO section UNEVOC (United Nations Vocational Education ). The German branch was founded in 2002 and is part of a world wide network of UNEVOC national centres. Its main objectives are: strengthening the UNEVOC network world wide, personnel development regarding executives in the area of vocational training, promotion of the [...]

international
This website is an information and communication platform of a global association which exists to promote educational opportunities for children and adults with visual impairment throughout the world. This means people who are totally blind or who have low vision, including those with additional disabilities.

international
This search engine on the homepage enables users - after selection of a country and a language school - to find an ideal English language course. The homepage offers further services, particularly for English Language Teachers (ELT).

international
This website of UNICEF is on the one hand an information ressource concerning girls' education and on the other hand an appeal to all responsable people to promote education of girls, particularly in developing countries. A variety of reports refers to areas in which the international organisation has been active.

international
The report offers "a unique overview of the successive commitments to the implementation of the right to education adopted by the international community, a broad analysis of the progress made towards the implementation of the right to education in different regions of the world, a detailed account of how Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights came to be [...]

international
Every year, the Global Monitoring Report assesses where the world stands on its commitment to provide a basic education to all children, youth and adults. The report was developed by an independent team and is published by UNESCO. The full texts of the reports are available for download, the summeries are available in several languages.

international; Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Andorra; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Armenia; Australia; Azerbaijan; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Bolivia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Botswana; Brazil; Brunei Darussalam; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Cape Verde; Central African Republic; Chad; Chile; China; Colombia; Comoros; Congo; Congo, Democratic Republic of; Costa Rica; Ivory Coast; Croatia; Cuba; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Estonia; Ethiopia; Fiji; Finland; France; Gabon; Gambia; Georgia; Germany; Ghana; Greece; Grenada; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Hong Kong; Hungary; Iceland; India; Indonesia; Iran; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kiribati; Korea, Democratic Peoples Republic; Republic of Korea; Kuwait; Kyrgyzstan; Laos; Latvia; Lebanon; Lesotho; Liberia; Libya; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Madagascar; Malawi; Malaysia; Maldives; Mali; Malta; Marshall Islands; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Mexico; Micronesia; Moldova; Monaco; Mongolia; Morocco; Mozambique; Montenegro; Myanmar; Namibia; Nauru; Nepal; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Norway; Palestinian Autonomous Areas; Oman; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal; Qatar; Romania; Russian Federation; Rwanda; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; San Marino; Sao Tome and Principe; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Serbia; Seychelles; Sierre Leone; Singapore; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Solomon Islands; Somalia; South Africa, Republic; Spain; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Suriname; Swaziland; Sweden; Switzerland; Syria; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Togo; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Tuvalu; Uganda; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States; Uruguay; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; Vietnam; Yemen; Zambia; Zimbabwe
This page provides a country list with fact sheets on the Human Development Index (HDI). The index focuses on three measurable dimensions of human development: health, education and standard of living. The fact sheets are enriched by statistical comparable data on life expectancy, school enrolment, literacy, illiteracy rate, income and promotion of women and thereby allows a [...]

international
This OECD website offers an overview of the participating countries of the PISA studies with contact details and websites.

international
The IAU is an international association of universities from all over the world. It aims at establishing sustainable high quality university education. The home page lists the association policy, references and publications as well as a link leading to online databases. The following data bases are available: Education Systems (search by country), Higher Education and List of [...]

international
This offer provided by wordIQ is a list of articles on education arranged by country. At present 23 country studies are available (as of January 2005). wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri and other valuable sources of reference.

international
This is the website of the Association for Moral Education (AME). It provides an interdisciplinary forum for scientists interested in the moral dimensions of educational theory and practice. The Association is dedicated to fostering communication, co-operation, training, curriculum development, and research that links moral theory with educational practice.

international
Choike is a portal on Southern civil societies that provides full length reports, an NGO directory, news, and links to international campaigns such as the UNESCO Literacy Decade (2003-2012). It covers aspects concerning society, communication, globalization and environment. The section on education can be searched for literacy campaigns and target groups as well as NGOs and [...]

international
The site contains a report on the international measures directed at improving girl\'s and women\'s access to education. Further links lead to specific countries, campaigns, special topics such as "women\'s education and AIDS", and to the UN Millennium Development Goals.

international
This OECD web site presents an introduction to the PISA 2003 results ( first published on Dec. 6, 2004) and offers links to downloads of the report (English version).

international
The main purpose of the Network is to collect and disseminate information on current and developing theory and practice in the assessment, improvement and maintenance of quality in higher education. The Network should a. o. facilitate research in the effectiveness of quality management, assist the development of new quality assurance agencies and facilitate links between [...]

international; Albania; Andorra; Armenia; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Canada; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Vatican City; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Lithuania; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Luxemburg; Malta; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; San Marino; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Moldova; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; United States; Europe
The European gateway to recognition of academic and professional qualifications offers national profiles according to the following structure: National Information Centres, National education bodies, System of education, University education, Quality assurance, Post-secondary non-university education, Recognized higher education institutions, Policies and procedures for the [...]

international
The website of educational statistics by the World Bank makes a variety of national and international data sources available in one place and compiles World Bank data on education topics. Access to the data is by theme or country.

international
This is the homepage of the education sector of the World Bank, "the world' s largest external financier of education which is today more committed than ever to helping countries develop holistic education systems aimed both at achieving Education For All ( EFA) and building dynamic knowledge societies that are key to competing in global markets through Education for the [...]

France; international
Each French "scientific region" (académie) has an international representative (DAREIC) which co-ordinates school exchange, international activities of schools, programmes for teachers\' linguistic improvement and respective pedagogical assistance to schools. The homepage provides addresses of all DAREICs. The "académies" are an administrative structure of the French [...]

international
INRULED is a professional resource centre and commits itself to promoting international research and development of methods and techniques of rural education. It awards fellowhip grants and various training-workshops, regional meetings of chosen topics related to rural education and rural development are provided. The homepage gives access to information about these [...]

international
Worldwide references to IBE and UNESCO documents and publications, journal titles and articles, reports, books published since 1971, on the organization and development of education (policies, reforms, etc.), educational innovations, curriculum and content of education, literacy; documents of the International Conference on Education. The database also includes references to [...]

international
From pre-primary school enrolment to tertiary graduation rates, the UIS is the leading source for international education statistics. Covering more than 200 countries and territories, the UIS database covers all education levels and addresses key policy issues such as gender parity, teachers and financing.

international
This web site provides information on the joint UIS-OECD programme that develops policy-relevant education indicators with national coordinators from 19 middle-income countries that comprise over 70% of the world's population. The indicators shall measure the current state of education in an internationally comparable, timely and efficient manner. The homepage describes the [...]

international
The web site gives access to statistical tables, publications and information by country, as well as the OECD Education Online Database.

Europe; international
[Caution: This is a copy from the website archive as of 2007. We will soon offer new information] The European Union is on the verge of a historic moment. Ten new countries are set to join the EU on 1 May 2004 and three candidate countries are preparing for membership. Spring Day in Europe gives schools the opportunity to debate and celebrate the enlargement of the EU. [...]

international
This is an online resource centre dedicated to collecting and disseminating research on the impact of HIV/AIDS on education, e.g. sick teachers are absent from school, enrollment rates are decreasing, number of out-of-school orphans is increasing etc. The web site provides all sorts of information documents, e.g. country studies, reports about policies and management, funding [...]

international
The homepage of this website tells us: "Half a million children around the world tell us about their lives, families and communities making this the world's biggest children's contributory website, promoting intercultural understanding and language learning." Contributing pupils come from 34 countries, more than 54,000 published pages are included. The manifold topics and [...]

North America; Canada; Mexico; United States; international
The Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC) is a not-for-profit membership-based network of approximately 180 institutions of higher education in Canada, the United States and Mexico, as well as a select group of institutions from other parts of the world. CONAHEC seeks to advance the consolidation of the North American higher education community [...]

international; China; Finland; France; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Japan; Luxemburg; Netherlands; Austria; Poland; Russian Federation; Sweden; Switzerland; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; United Kingdom; Greece
The International Youth Exchange and Visitors´ Service in the Federal Republic of Germany (IJAB) e.V. offers an online manual for experts in the field of international youth work. The category ´Länderinfos´ (country information) provides structured dossiers on youth work and youth politics for 19 countries. The dossiers are subdivided as follows: 1. General country [...]

international; South America
The association describes itself as a common, regional, academic environment of cultural, educative, technological and scientific cooperation. Mainly, its objectives are promotion of scientific research, academic further education, knowledge transfer into the societies of the member countries. The homepage provides further information about current, upcoming and carried out [...]

international; Latin America
This organization has as its objectives to promote postgraduate studies and assure the quality of the training of university staff in the member states and, furthermore, to provide information about respective programmes. With the button Información one gets information texts about statutes, activities and objectives of the AUIP. Additionally, there is a list of member [...]

international; Latin America
This association has as objective the information, coordination and cooperation of distance study institutions in Latin America. The following fields are concerned: research, training of professors, promotion of the use of new technologies in distance study, development of instructional material, promotion of and participation in evaluation, quality assurance and certification [...]

international; Latin America
Educational information can be accessed from this web site by firstly clicking the respective country and then activating the link "Education and Research" in the country web site. This provides a list of educational and training institutions and other relevant organisations.

Caribbean; international; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; British Virgin Islands; Costa Rica; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guyana; Haiti; Jamaica; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Martinique; Mexico; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; Trinidad and Tobago; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
The list contains links to universities, colleges and schools in the Caribbean area. The navigation point "courses" offers links to alphabetically ordered study programs world wide.

international; Africa
This link list contains various educational institutions of each country which sometimes have a short description added. The countries are listed in alphabetical order. At the beginning supranational resp. regional institutions of the African region are listed.

international; Asia; Pacific Rim; Oceania
This link list contains various educational institutions of each country which sometimes have a short description added. The countries are listed in alphabetical order. At the beginning supranational resp. regional institutions of the Asian / Pacific region are listed.

international; Europe
This link list contains various educational institutions of each country which sometimes have a short description added. The countries are listed in alphabetical order. At the beginning supranational resp. regional institutions of the entire European region are listed.

international; Middle East; Arab States
This link list contains various educational institutions of each country which sometimes have a short description added. The countries are listed in alphabetical order. At the beginning supranational resp. regional institutions of the entire Middle East region are listed.

international; North America; Central America; Caribbean; Latin America
This link list has 4 sections: North America, Central America, Caribbean and South America. Each section contains various educational institutions of each country which sometimes have a short description added. At the beginning regional institutions from the entire continent are listed.

international; Russian Federation; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Georgia; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Moldova; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Uzebekistan
This link list contains various educational institutions of each country which sometimes have a short description added. The countries are listed in alphabetical order. At the beginning supranational resp. regional institutions of the entire region are listed.

international
At this site one finds online courses, accredited degree programs, certificates, professional continuing education and learning resources in 241 subject areas offered by educational institutions, companies and individuals from all over the world. World Wide Learn allows to find hundreds of online degrees, courses, training, tutorials, workshops and other educational resources [...]

international
This link offers the most important web sites of each european country, especially the homepages of the education ministries.

international
RelatED is a databank of good practices in education for learning to live together. It provides a service for the dissemination of concise information on promising initiatives in learning to live together, primarily in school settings. The databank is structured to provide data on key elements of such initiatives including their background, principal objectives and activities, [...]

international
This web site provides an alphabetically ordered list with the Internet resources of official bodies, mainly the Ministries or national boards, which offer information on the respective national education system. The web site also offers a country list structured according to regions.

international
The ECCD is a diverse consortium of agencies, donors, NGOs, and foundations that links with regional-based Early Childhood Care and Development networks comprising individuals and organisations involved in programming, research, policy-advocacy, monitoring and evaluation for young children (0-8) at risk in the Majority World, i.e. especially in the Third World countries. The [...]

international
The federation encompasses all institutions of labour unions, the workers' movement and Social Democratic Parties worldwide which provide education for workers. The web site shows information about activities and objectives of the federation - the link "affiliations" offers a link list of the national member organizations.

international
IRA is a professional membership organization dedicated to promoting high levels of literacy for all by improving the quality of reading instruction, disseminating research and information about reading, and encouraging the lifetime reading habit. Beside news and "top stories" the homepage provides access to two large topic areas: the programs ( e.g. special interest groups, [...]

international
WCCES is an international organisation of comparative education societies worldwide and is an NGO in Operational Relations with UNESCO. Its specific goals are: to promote the study of comparative and international education throughout the world and enhance the academic status of this field; to bring comparative education to bear on the major educational problems of the day by [...]

international
iEARN is a non-profit global network that enables young people to use the Internet and other new technologies to engage in collaborative educational projects that both improve learning and personality development. More than 15.000 schools in 100 countries are currently using the communication platform to work together in various projects. The financial and programmatic support [...]

international
This organization's purpose is to protect, preserve and promote the child' s right to play as a fundamental human right. The website contains texts of conferences, declarations and political statements concerning this objective. A link list of member states is provided, too.

international
One of the main objectives of the International Society for Business Education is to develop international business education in cooperation with all international non-governmental organizations, and futhermore, to encourage communication between business educators, the business community and governments.- This website provides the following information about SIEC: objectives, [...]

international
The research database contains data for the PISA cycles 2003 and 2006. It offers the opportunity to combine individual indicators from the topics "Quality of learning outcomes", "Equity and distribution", "Learner characteristics", "School resources" and "School policies and practices" and to compare the data of the participating countries. The data sets can be downloaded as a [...]

international
PISA is developing a series of thematic reports that will examine the implications of the results from PISA 2000 in a series of policy-relevant areas. Currently, thematic reports are planned in the following areas: social background and student performance; analyses of the nature, development and impact of literacy skills; foundations of lifeflong learning; the role of [...]

international
This website provides download files which summarise the conceptual framework on which the PISA 2000 assessment is based. It then illustrates how the assessment is to be performed by reproducing sample assessment items and explaining what each is measuring.

international
The Human Rights Education Website yields information on the following topics: What is human rights education? Citizenship education, the UN decade of human rights education, strategy and action of the UNESCO, development and monitoring of international normative instruments, support for the development of regional and national capacities, production of educational materials, [...]

United Kingdom; international
"Windows on the World is a free, easy to use database for schools and colleges that wish to develop links with other institutions worldwide". The site is provided by the British Council and contains also information about funding opportunities for UK schools and colleges to support international partnerships.

international
The organization is a NGO for pedagogical renovation of early childhood education; the basic aim is to make it possible for every child under 6 years of age to exercise his right to an early educational service to fully develop his capacities. The website has links to information about games and toys, prevention of child abuse, the work projects of the association and a [...]

international
This website provides a wealth of onformation about studying abroad, for example if an academic qualification will be accepted as an admission requirement, quality assurance and accreditation issues, transnational education including open and distance learning provisions and virtual universities, admission procedures or access models world- wide.

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, [...]

international; Asia; Pacific Rim
The Institute has two roles. As the Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, it is the technical advisory body to all field offices and Member States of the region and the site of regional programmes in most areas covered by the Education Sector. It also houses regional advisory units in Culture and Social and Human Sciences and staff from the Communication and [...]

international
pdf-file with practical comments and proposals for actions to improve girls' education.

Ireland; international
The Centre works at all levels of the education system, from pre-school to third level. Main tasks are national asessments of educational achievements (PISA), evaluations, analysis of education in Ireland and development of assessment instruments. The Centre publishes the Irish Journal of Education (with full texts until 2010)and some reporst and studies of tests and [...]

international
This website of the OECD provides, sorted by countries, a wealth of documents, publications, news, statistics and information about vocational education and qualifications, labour, labour market, human capital, employment and employment policy, social policy, international migration and related topics in OECD countries and some exclusive non-member-countries.

United States; Canada; international
CEC claims to be the "largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents". A lot of members nevertheless come from the USA and Canada. The Division of International Special Education and Services (DISES) is a little more international. Unfortunately, several parts of the [...]

international; Europe
The present paper (pdf-file 96 pages) aims to review open and distance learning in the context of present challenges and opportunities and identify UNESCO's initiatives in this area.

United States; international
NARA ensures continuing access to essential evidence that documents: the rights of American citizens; the actions of federal officials and the American president; the national experience. Access e.g. to ERA ( Electronic Records Archive) and Digital Classroom with various topics for (historical) lessons.

international
This bilingual Glossary in German and French is provided by the Federal Office for Education and Science in Switzerland and comprises about 100 terms (as of January 2003). The respective abbreviations and acronyms are offered in alphabetical order mostly as links leading to informative websites. Users are invited to add further terms to this collection.

international; Ireland
The interdisciplinary Women\'s Studies Centre (formerly Women’s Education, Research and Resource Centre), according to its own statement, is the leading centre for feminist, women and gender studies in Ireland. Projects dealing with educational issues are as follows (as at 11/2012): * Inside Classrooms: A study of the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in Social [...]

international; Ireland; Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The Department has a focus on adult and community education as well as lifelong learning. It publishes the MACE Publications (Maynooth Adult and Community Education) and participates in the following projects: - DIALOGUE (bridging the gap between academic research on University Lifelong Learning (ULLL) and the professional practice around adult teaching, learning and [...]

international
The IITE is an autonomous Institute, forming an integral part of UNESCO. It aims to contribute to the design and¤ implementation of programmes with regard to the application of information and communication technologies in education (ICTs). The multilingual website offers links to programme activities, IITE focal points, publications, events, information resources and on the [...]

Francophone Countries; international; France
The homepage of this association of francophone comparative educational researchers provides information on the organisation (members, organizational structure), activities (congresses, publications) and more (information material, yearbook, news). Until 2011, the AFEC website could be found under . [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international; Europe
This publication is the fourth in a series of UNICEF 'Innocenti Report Cards', designed to monitor the performance of the industrialized nations in meeting the needs of their children, published by the UNICEF Innocenti Research Center in Florence ( PDF-file, 271 KB). Focus of the examination is laid on the differences in educational standards: How do weaker pupils perform in [...]

international
This website provides information about all preventive and educational activities of Unesco against AIDS.

international
This website provides information about several of Unesco's projects concerning education for sustainability and also gives access to some Unesco documents on this issue.

United States; international
Direct link to reported criminal offenses for over 6000 American colleges and universities worldwide provided by the office of postsecondary education /US Department of Education. The statistics represent alleged criminal offenses reported to campus security authorities or local police agencies. Therefore, the data collected do not necessarily reflect prosecutions or [...]

Commonwealth; international
"CENSE is an initiative of the Commonwealth of Learning, ComSec and Comnet-IT to facilitate contact between national learning grids, schools and institutions throughout the Commonwealth. CENSE will host Commonwealth information, provide support to teachers, learners, education administrators, and promote the awareness and practice of local cultures."

Commonwealth; international
"The Council for Education in the Commonwealth (CEC), a parliament- based NGO, was founded nearly 40 years ago, at the time of the first Commonwealth Education Ministers' Conference. Its purpose is to create an informed public opinion on the salient issues concerning education and training in the Commonwealth and to identify appropriate ways in which Britain and the European [...]

Australia; international
A comprehensive collection of Indigenous links from around the world.

United States; Canada; international
WES, a not-for-profit organization in New York, promotes and facilitates the understanding of educational qualifications through the collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of information about educational systems throughout the world. An electronic newsletter keeps educators, administrators and admissions personnel informed on current international trends in [...]

Angola; Brazil; Cape Verde; Guinea-Bissau; Macao; Mozambique; Portugal; Sao Tome and Principe; Timor-Leste; international
This is the website of the AULP(Associaçao des Universidades de Língua Portuguesa). It is an association of universities and other tertiary institutions with Portuguese as the language of instruction. The network has 140 full members, in eight countries, as well as ten associate members in four countries using the Internet as a communication platform. Through various [...]

international
The Improving Education Quality Project is a long-term initiative of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Bureau to assist USAID Missions and host countries implement their educational reform efforts in primary and early childhood education, as well as community development. The website includes ( see "materials") information about the program [...]

international
Illness compromises the children's development, school attendance and ability to take advantage of the opportunity to obtain a formal education. There is an association between widespread diseases and underachievement in school. Delivering health programmes through the education system is one of the most cost effective of public health strategies. This website provides [...]

Australia; international
VOCED is the UNESCO/NCVER research database for technical and vocational education and training, an international database of research abstracts, in English (produced by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), Adelaide). The database has extensive coverage of Australian material and includes a wide range of key international information. Each entry [...]

international
These are the pages on education issues provided by the "Child Rights Information Network". It informs that currently (2002) more than 130 million children do not attend school. Users can find special information by database search with entry fields for Information type, Region, Language, and Keywords.

international
The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) is the statistical branch of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). The Institute produces the data and methodologies to monitor trends at national and international levels. It delivers comparative data for countries at all stages of development to provide a global perspective on education, [...]

international
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an internationally standardised assessment that was jointly developed by participating economies and administered to 15-year-olds in schools. In all cycles, the domains of reading, mathematical and scientific literacy are covered not merely in terms of mastery of the school curriculum, but in terms of important [...]

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]

international
This is the online version of reports published under the Country Studies/ Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U. S. Department of Army. The studies present a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world. By clicking on a specific country name in the [...]

international
The purpose of ICSEI is to provide a forum for researchers, policy makers, professional developers, administrators and practitioners to share ideas, promote research, and encourage practices that will enhance the quality and equity of education for all students. The website provides: information on members and activities, annual conferences, a journal, list of websites and [...]

international
The OECD Education Database provides internationally comparable data on key aspects of education systems. The database covers: enrollments, graduates and new entrants by sex, age and level of education, foreign students, teaching staff and expenditure.

international
This website provides links to some "Education Policy Reviews" of some countries edited by OECD and to the other publications, conference papers, reports, speeches, guidelines, actualities, statistics and indicators and websites etc. of the OECD.

South America; Central America; North America; international
The mission of the portal is described as follows: "With links to over 4, 000 distance learning opportunities, fellowship programs, courses for the ongoing professional development of teachers and other related sites of interest, the Educational Portal encourages students, researchers, educators and all adult populations to improve their knowledge from the convenience of their [...]

Guyana; international
This link collection contains some education links from Guyana and the Caribbean - the largest part is international.

Commonwealth; international
"The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is a voluntary society, founded in 1913, which is registered as a Charity and governed by its member institutions through an elected council. Among its key activities are: assisting members to develop the capacity of their human resources; promoting, through several programmes, the movement of academic and administrative [...]

Commonwealth; international
"The Commonwealth of Learning is an intergovernmental organisation created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to encourage the development and sharing of open learning/distance education knowledge, resources and technologies. COL is helping developing nations improve access to quality education and training."

international
The Lynch School of Education at Boston College conducts the TIMSS and PIRLS studies for the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). Therefore, this website and the IEA\'s website provide the most comprehensive information on TIMSS and PIRLS. The Lynch School of Education\'s website offers information on the studies TIMSS [...]

international
This is an annotated link list of national or regional online databanks resp. bibliographies and library OPACs world wide, arranged alphabetically.

international
This website of the International Confederation of Principals offers brief and up-to-date news on education worldwide. Focal point on this site are the so-called Position Papers on the work of school heads and school leadership.

international
This is the English homepage of a NGO which is a development support organisation. Through the navigation point "études et travaux" one comes to downloadable pdf-datas which inform about Business Development Services and Vocational Training of GRET.

international
The International Association for Continuing Education and Training is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programmes. IACET certifies education providers that meet strict continuing education guidelines created in 1968.- These guidelines and criteria as well as a link list of authorised providers can be found on this website.

international
The Association (founded in 1981) is an international, educational and professional not-for profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the knowledge, theory, and quality of learning and teaching at all levels with information technology.- This website in particular informs about Inter-Organizational Projects.

international
Established in 1973, the International Council for Adult Education (ICA E) is a global partnership of adult learners and adult educators and their organizations, and others who promote the use of adult learning as a tool for informed participation of people and sustainable development. In the emergence of knowledge-society the ICAE promotes lifelong learning as a necessary [...]

international; Arab States; Islamic Countries
The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - ISESCO - was set up upon the adoption of its Statute by the Eleventh Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers, meeting in Islamabad, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, in May 1980. This decision crowned the efforts made by the Organization of the Islamic Conference to establish an international organization specialized [...]

international
This website describes the mission and activities of the International Labour Organization in the education sector; links are provided to electronic and print publications of the ILO (e.g. conference papers) and to other international organizations working in related fields.

international
The organization carries out its activities in the fields of human rights, peace and citizenship education. It proposes teacher training activities, curriculum strategy and content, as well as specific actions contributing to the development of attitudes, skills and knowledge for the enhancement of human rights, fundamental freedoms, and non-violent conflict resolution. The [...]

international; Northern Europe; Eastern Europe
The Baltic University Programme (BUP) is a network of about 225 universities and other institutes of higher learning throughout the Baltic Sea region. The network is coordinated by the Baltic University Programme Secretariat a part of Uppsala Centre for Sustainable Development (Uppsala CSD) at Uppsala University, Sweden. The Programme focuses on questions of sustainable [...]

international
On this page the International Association of Universities (IAU) offers links to full texts which provide descriptions of higher education systems of 180 countries worldwide. These overviews are part of the World Higher Education Database (WHED) which is also published on a CD-ROM. The texts are provided for download in RTF format. Each text is structured as follows: [...]

international
The World Education Forum (Dakar, Senegal, April 2000) was the first and most important event in education at the dawn of the new century. By adopting the Dakar Framework for Action, the 1,100 participants of the Forum reaffirmed their commitment to achieving Education for All by the year 2015 and entrusted UNESCO with the overall responsibility of co-ordination. Through this [...]

international; United States
Besides teaching material that is subject to a fee, Lessonplanet also provides Open Educationa Resources (OER), that is material free of costs and partly adaptable (depending on the licence). You will find these OER in the menu bar at the bottom of the page.

Egypt; Ethiopia; Algeria; Angola; Argentina; Australia; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Botswana; Brazil; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Chile; China; Costa Rica; Denmark; Germany; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Eritrea; Estonia; Finland; France; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guatemala; Grenada; Greece; Guinea; Guyana; Haiti; India; Indonesia; Iraq; Iran; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Yemen; Jordan; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Kazakhstan; Qatar; Kenya; Colombia; Congo; Congo, Democratic Republic of; Republic of Korea; Croatia; Cuba; Kuwait; Laos; Lesotho; Latvia; Lebanon; Libya; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Madagascar; Maldives; Malawi; Malaysia; Mali; Malta; Morocco; Mauritania; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Mexico; Mongolia; Montenegro; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; Nepal; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Netherlands; Niger; Nigeria; Norway; Oman; Austria; Pakistan; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal; Rwanda; Romania; Russian Federation; Zambia; Saudi Arabia; Sweden; Switzerland; Senegal; Serbia; Zimbabwe; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sri Lanka; Saint Lucia; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sudan; South Africa, Republic; Suriname; Syria; Swaziland; Tanzania; Thailand; Togo; Trinidad and Tobago; Chad; Czech Republic; Turkey; Tunisia; Ukraine; Hungary; Uruguay; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; Vietnam; Central African Republic; Cyprus; international
The International Bureau of Education der UNESCO (IBE) provides country dossiers focussed on education. They provide information on statistics (from the World Data on Education – WDE), national education reports, documents from educational policy, planning and administration, bibliographies (partly with fulltext documents) as well as links to futther resources. [Abstract: [...]

international
The United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (UNGEI) was launched in April 2000 at the World Education Forum in Dakar by former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Its goal is to narrow the gender gap in primary and secondary education and to ensure that by 2015, all children complete primary schooling, with girls and boys having equal access to all levels of [...]

international
UNICEF's aim is to get more girls into school, ensure that they stay in school and that they are equipped with the basic tools they need to succeed in later life. As part of its on-going efforts to ensure every girl and boy their right to an education, UNICEF's acceleration strategy is speeding progress in girls' enrolment in 25 selected countries during the 2002-2005 period. [...]

international
The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) is the global membership organisation of educational institutions, national and regional associations, corporations, educational authorities and agencies in the fields of open learning, distance education, and flexible, lifelong learning.- Using the new opportunities via the WWW and providing essential [...]

international; United States
The Center for Global Education, affiliated with the University of Southern California's International and Intercultural Education programme in the Rossier School of Education is committed to international and global education as an integral part of the primary, secondary and higher education of students in the U.S. and abroad in the 21st century. Working in partnership with [...]

international; Canada; United States; Latin America; Caribbean
As the only university organization that spans the entire continent of the Americas, the Inter-American Organization for Higher Education (IOHE) is engaged in promoting establishment of academic collaboration between its member universities by fostering mutual support and exchange of information and aims to contribute by this to the sustainable development of the quality of [...]

international; Asia; North America; South America; Central America; Africa; Europe; Japan; Indonesia; India; Hong Kong; Morocco; Tunisia; Sudan; South Africa, Republic; Mozambique; Kenya; Egypt; Algeria; Puerto Rico; Panama; Mexico; Guatemala; El Salvador; Canada; Venezuela; Peru; Ecuador; Colombia; Chile; Brazil; Bolivia; Argentina; Ukraine; Serbia; Switzerland; Sweden; Spain; Russian Federation; Romania; Portugal; Poland; Netherlands; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Lithuania; Kyrgyzstan; Italy; Hungary; Greece; Germany; France; Finland; Denmark; Czech Republic; Bulgaria; Belgium; Austria; Yemen; Vietnam; United Arab Emirates; Turkey; Thailand; Republic of Korea; Singapore; Philippines; Pakistan; Oman; Nepal; Mongolia; Malaysia; Laos; Jordan; Israel; Iran; China; Taiwan; Channel Islands
TEFL stands for "Teaching English as a Foreign Language". This website offers information on the situation of teaching English in various countries.

international
The International Society for Educational Planning was established in Washington D.C.in 1970 to foster the professional knowledge and interests of educational planners. Through conferences and publications, the Society promotes the interchange of ideas within the planning community. The membership includes persons from the ranks of governmental agencies, school-based [...]

international
UNICEF, acting in about 160 countries is dedicated to meet basic needs of children, also in the field of basic education. The Children's Fund of the United Nations offers on its homepage a survey on its various acitivities. To get full texts on education a searchable database is available.

international
TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. TEFL is an international training organization that creates intercultural opportunities for its customers through teacher education, language training, camps and internships. This well structured homepage is subdivded into: English Teacher Training, English Adventure Camp an Intern Programme.

international
TESOL stands for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages. TESOL\'s mission is to develop the expertise of its members and others involved in teaching English to speakers of other languages to help them foster effective communication in diverse settings while respecting individuals\' language rights. This website provides information on activities and services of [...]

international
BRAINTRACK is a worldwide University-Index on the internet. It contains internet-addresses of Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges and other higher educational institutions all over the world, i.e. over 5500 Links to Higher Educational Institutions in 161 countries. An alphabetical country index is available on the homepage.

international
Section of the International Statistical Institute (ISI). This association seeks to advance statistical education at all levels, from primary school through training of professionals. It places a strong emphasis on international co-operation and the exchange of information through its programme of publications and meetings.- This websites provides information about the [...]

France; Europe; international
The website of the French Ministry of Education provides information on France`s international coordination and cooperation in education: schools abroad, study abroad of French students and of foreign students in France, cooperation in the field of schools, higher education and research, French language instruction abroad, German, English and foreign language instruction in [...]

France; international
A list of associations that work in the field of education and are officially accredited and sometimes subsidised by the French Ministry of Education. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development is a unique international, nonprofit, nonpartisan association of professional educators whose jobs cross all grade levels and subject areas. Founded in 1943, ASCD's mission is to forge covenants in teaching and learning for the success of all learners.- This website provides information on training opportunities and [...]

international
The International Study Association on Teacher Thinking - ISATT has recently changed its name to the International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching, to reflect the broadened nature of the research and interests of its growing membership. It was founded in October 1983 at a symposium for research on teacher thinking at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. The purpose [...]

international
The World Education Indicators project was introduced as a pilot project in 1997 to a small group of countries invited by UNESCO and OECD. The primary aim of the project was to develop a small but critical mass of policy-oriented education indicators that measure the current state of education in an internationally valid, timely and efficient manner.- Selecting any one of the [...]

international
The menu of the country names leads to the URLs of the higher education institutions of the resp. country.

Africa South of the Sahara; Africa; international; Angola; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; Benin; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Djibouti; Ivory Coast; Eritrea; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Cameroon; Cape Verde; Kenya; Comoros; Congo, Democratic Republic of; Congo; Lesotho; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Nigeria; Rwanda; Zambia; Sao Tome and Principe; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierre Leone; Zimbabwe; Somalia; South Africa, Republic; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania; Togo; Chad; Uganda; Central African Republic
Country information for applicants for a study abroad in an African country (Sub-Sahara region). In order to view them one has to select the respective country. There is an address of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) , country information of the German Foreign Office, information about the education system and higher education, a specific link list, information [...]

international
Developing a Worldwide Network of Networks of Adult Education Documentation and Information Services, today called ALADIN, is an answer to the explosion of demand for new skills and adult learning generating an increasing demand for adult education documentation and information.- This website provides an overview on the development, the objectives and the activities of the [...]

Africa; international
ADEA (an initiative of the World Bank in 1988) is a network and a partnership. This means that ADEA is neither a funding agency nor a traditional organization or an investment project. ADEA is a network of: African Ministries of Education; development agencies; education specialists and researchers; NGOs active in education.- This website provides access to working groups, [...]

Brazil; international
Here you will find a collection of educational websites from Brazil and other countries. It ist subdivided into 38 categories. There are also links to projects, which have keywords and provide a contact-mail. Focal points are evaluation and education statistics.

international
WorldWide Classroom (WWC) is an international consortiums of schools which offer intercultural and educational programs. These programs include: Study Abroad, University Study, Adult Enrichment, Foreign Language Immersion, Teacher Workshops, Executive, Teen Camps, Volunteerism, Internships... Programs are offered at Universities, Private Language Schools and Field Study. 10, [...]

international
The International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) is a membership organization of nearly 220 higher education institutions in the United States and 35 other countries that are committed to international exchange. ISEP serves its member institutions and their students by facilitating affordable university-level exchanges on a reciprocal basis. ISEP is committed to international [...]

international
The World Association for Cooperative Education is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to helping interested individuals and institutions forge close ties between the classroom and the workplace. It actively advocates cooperative education (also known as work- integrated learning or co-op) around the world. It also provides technical information and assistance to [...]

international
The IIEP was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1963 as a specialized centre for training and research in the field of educational planning and management. It was set up to meet the critical needs of UNESCO Member States - many of which were newly-independent - that sought to improve their educational systems. Thhe [...]

international
The ICP is the leading international organisation for school principals. It was founded in 1990 with the clear intention to promote better understanding and closer relationships among principals of all nations, and to enhance their professional and leadership qualities. The objective of this mandate is to develop ICP members who are more responsive to the needs and aspirations [...]

international
The Council\'s mission is to help people gain understanding, acquire knowledge and develop skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world. Council is one of the largest international education organizations in the world with almost 800 professionals and support staff working in more than 30 countries. This website offers information on travel, [...]

international
"Global Links Television", an award-winning documentary series produced by the World Bank Institute, is licensed to over 60 broadcasters around the world. Video cassettes are also used for educational purposes in secondary schools, universities, and professional seminars.-The Education for all series examines the experiences of three countries that undertook bold and [...]

international
The Enabling Education Network (EENET) has been set up to establish an information-sharing network aimed at supporting and promoting the inclusion of marginalised groups in education world wide.- This homepage offers various links to reports, case studies, training materials, publications bibliographies on topics regarding handicapped children, teacher education and family [...]

international
The Society is a NGO and the "leading organisation of its kind". Its aim is "to implement and promote the growth of knowledge and skills in the field of international and intercultural communication, organisations, and policy". The homepage offers texts about respective training courses and a "Center of Gipsy Studies"

Pakistan; international
The Aga Khan University's Institute for Educational Development (AKU- IED) aims to improve the quality of education in developing countries through research, educational programmes, capacity-building, partnerships, policy initiatives and a commitment to wider social development. Established in 1993, with grant support of US $ 12.5 million from the Commission of the European [...]

international
Educational Testing Service is the world's premier educational measurement institution and a leader in educational research. A private nonprofit company, dedicated to serving the needs of individuals, educational institutions and agencies, and governmental bodies in 181 countries, ETS develops and annually administers more than 11 million tests worldwide on behalf of clients [...]

international
The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Inc. (WCGTC) is a worldwide non-profit organization that provides advocacy and support for gifted children. The WCGTC is a diverse organization networking the globe with an active membership of educators, scholars, researchers, parents and others interested in the development and education of gifted and talented children of [...]

international
Over 11,000 web pages on this site are accessible through a table comprising amongst others the following links - many of them related to education and training: Databases online, International organizations, International NGOs, World problems, Human potential, Human values, Knowledge Organizations, Language/Culture etc.

Europe; international
The European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) was founded in the 80ies and meanwhile, it has more than 2400 members in more than 60 countries. Many of its more than 25 Special Interest Groups have their own websites and / or newsletters and organise their own workshops. EARLI also has a Network for Junior Researchers (JURE), organises conferences [...]

international
The network aims at improving academic recognition of diplomas and periods of study in the Member States of the EU and the EEA countries. The network is part of the Community's Programme SOCRATES, which stimulates the mobility of students and staff between higher education institutions in these countries. This homepage offers a guide to higher education systems and [...]

Europe; international
Europa Publications are the publishers of The Europa World Year Book, The World of Learning, The International Who's Who and other internationally acclaimed reference works.

international
The World Bank Group invites with its websites students and teachers to explore countries and regions. It offers learning materials for classroom work and links to schools around the world. Full text information can be downloaded free of charge. The data provided enable the user to learn more about the socio-economic and the socio- cultural conditions of countries all over the [...]

international
INFOREF is a registered association which aims to instruct teachers and students as well as other interested persons to use and master new technologies in order to put their personal and professional goals into practice. The association offers educational software and bibliographical databases with entries about teaching materials and relevant educational journal literature.

Israel; international
The homepage of the university provides information about die academic units, research, admissions, especially also for overseas students, student services and libraries. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
IATEFL´s mission is to link, develop and support English Language Teaching professionals throughout the world. It provides publications, holds an annual conference, offers scholarships and special interest groups and links with associated professional organisations in other countries.

United States; international
The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) was founded in 1956 to foster cross-cultural understanding, scholarship, academic achievement and societal development through the international study of educational ideas, systems, and practices. The Society´s members include some 1,000 academics, practitioners, and students from around the world. Their professional [...]

international
Comparative Education Review investigates education throughout the world and the social, economic, and political forces that shape it. Founded in 1957 to advance knowledge and teaching in comparative education studies, the Review has since established itself as the most reliable source for the analysis of the place of education in countries other than the United States.

international; Europe
The EuRaTIN network encompasses the Brussels based R&D liaison offices of Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. EuRaTIN offers a free service to look for research partners in Europe.

international; Europe
EUCRIS offers information on research and education in Europe and other regions of the world (Japan, Canada, USA, Israel). A list of links provides access to national information units.

international; Europe
CIDREE consists of educational bodies which have a recognised major role in the field of curriculum development and/or educational research within their own countries. CIDREE promotes international collaboration by organising joint projects in educational research and development. A typical project consists of four to eight CIDREE member institutions across Europe with one [...]

Europe; international
Founded in 1994, EERA is the umbrella organisation for more than 30 national and regional European associations for educational research. EERA organises the annual European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) and publishes the "European Educational Research Journal" (EERJ) (Opean Access except the last three years). EERA is made up of more than 30 thematical networks [...]

international
The Centre for Educational Research and Innovation carries out studies and promotes an international dialogue about education across OECD countries. As part of the Organisation for Economic Co- operation and Development, based in Paris, it is a focal point for information and discussion on trends in education systems throughout the industrialised world. The website gives [...]

New Zealand; international
Information about the activities and projects of the New Zealand Unesco Commission.

international
The IEA is an international cooperative of national research institutions and governmental research agencies from almost 70 countries worldwide. Since it was founded in 1958, the IEA has carried out more than 30 international large-scale comparative studies of educational achievement. Some prominent examples are the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, TIMSS, [...]

international; Francophone Countries
Due to its presence on nearly every continent, AUF (Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie) is considered as a worldwide network of higher education and research institutions in the French-speaking countries. Piloted by its head office in Montréal (Canada) and supported by the central service office in Paris (France), this university association is operating under several [...]

United Kingdom; international
"ingenta is a newly formed company hosting online services for researchers and publishers. ingenta operates the renowned BIDS Academic services for the UK higher education community. ingenta also operates a number of bibliographic databases on a commercial basis....BIDS is the best known and most used bibliographic service for the academic community in the UK, providing access [...]

United States; international
The U.S. Network for Education Information (USNEI) was created in 1996 as a national information and referral service to assist American educators, students, and parents with access to reliable information about international education and provide basic information and referral contacts to resources within US education. The site gives access to a well-structured link database [...]

United Kingdom; international
The site informs about Blackwell's currently available books and journals in education. The bibliographical data and contents of the publications are given and the journals are available online. There are search facilities, a document delivery service and a list of societies for whom Blackwell provides publication services.

United States; international
The American Council on Education (ACE),founded in 1918, is the nation's umbrella higher education association. It's members include accredited, degree-granting colleges and universities from all sectors of higher education and other education and education-related organizations. ACE is a forum for the discussion of major issues related to higher education. ACE maintains both [...]

international
The Jean Piaget Society, established in 1970, has an international, interdisciplinary membership of scholars, teachers and researchers interested in exploring the nature of the developmental construction of human knowledge. The Society's aim is to provide an open forum, through symposia, books, and other publications, for the presentation and discussion of scholarly work on [...]

international
Links to electronic journals on education.

international
This interactive network of the European Community Studies Association was created 1)to promote teaching and university research on European integration; 2) to develop co-operation among its Members and, through them, the widest possible co-operation between universities throughout the world; 3) to manage transnational programmes of research and technical assistance, make [...]

international
"Europa" is the portal site of the European Union. It provides up-to-date coverage of European Union affairs and essential information on European integration, also in the field of education. Users can also consult all legislation currently in force or under discussion, access the websites of each of the EU institutions and find out about the policies administered by the [...]

international
CORDIS provides on its website information on a vast range of research, development and innovation activities undertaken on a European level. CORDIS is the starting point for: keeping up-to-date on current research, establishing strategic directions and making policy decisions, identifying potential funding sources for research and technological development, finding partners [...]

international
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization was founded in 1946 as organization of the United Nations specialized for education, sciences, culture and communication. The main objective of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science, culture and communication in order to [...]

international
The International Bureau of Education (IBE) is the UNESCO institute specializing in educational contents, methods and structures. Its overall mission is to contribute to the attainment of quality Education for All (EFA). To this end, the IBE builds networks to share expertise on curriculum development in all regions of the world, and aims to introduce innovative approaches in [...]

international
This journal is future-orientated and dedicated to electronic publishing. It wants to be a discussion forum for Open and Distance Learning with a broad range of topics covering all areas and levels of education. This includes the intention to deal with European matters and experiences.

United States; international
NAFSA: Association of International Educators promotes the exchange of students and scholars to and from the United States. The Association sets and upholds standards of good practice, and provides professional education and training that strengthen institutional programs and services related to international educational exchange. NAFSA provides a forum for discussion of [...]

United States; international
Founded in 1916, AERA is the largest US organisation of education professionals and researchers. It has more than 25,000 members, 28% of which are students, 12 thematical divisions and almost 160 special interest groups. AERA organises an annual conference, publishes six journals and is engaged in educational policy advise. The website provides comprehensive information about [...]

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