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Europe; Germany; Italy; France; Spain; Sweden; Portugal; Netherlands; Finland; United Kingdom; Ireland; Denmark; Belgium
The network YERUN was founded in 2014 and has 18 member Universities in Europe. The criterion for membership was that the universities are not older than 50 years. They cooperate in the sector of education, EU policy, graduate employability and research. In 2018, seven member universities came together to form YUFE – Young Universities for the Future of Europe". YUFE wants [...]

Russian Federation
The Russian National Research University for Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics in Saint Petersburg (ITMO) published an article on career guidance in its online magazine. The article was written on the occasion of the publication of a study that found out that a great number of university graduates in Russia later on didn\'t work in the field they had actually [...]

Europe
This interactive map provides short information on guidance and counselling in European countries. The texts also contain links to further information on the subject of guidance in the respective country. Euroguidance is a European network of national resource and information centres for guidance and counselling in the educational and employment sector. The website is [...]

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, [...]

Europe
Euroguidance is a European network of national resource and information centres for guidance and counselling in the educational and employment sector. The website provides a lot of information, fulltexts, links and tools: texts on national counselling systems in the EU, best practice examples, links to European and international associations and networks dealing with [...]

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 [...]

Europe
The European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network (ELGPN) existed from 2007 till 2015. It was meant to support the EU member states and the European Commission in cooperating in lifelong guidance policy in education and the employment sector. In meetings, webinars and others, comprehensive material was elaborated to inform policy and decision makers. The website provides a [...]

France
A good overview over the French reform of the Collège starting in 2015 in German and French. This overview is provided by the French embassy in Germany. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Spain
Article in the online magazine The Atlantic on the relation between education, language and national identity in Catalonia. The article contains many links to other sources (media, science, statistics). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Spain
Article in the online magazine Times Higher Education about the possible consequences of Catalan independence on higher education. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Spain
When it comes to identity and national feelings, the issue of education is never far away. The online magazine Catalan News discusses accusations of “indoctrinating” children made by some objectors to the independence movement in Catalonia. Catalan News provides news from and about the region of Catalonia in English and for an international readership. It is part of [...]

Spain
The online magazine Catalan News informs about a statement of the former Catalan Education Minister Clara Ponsatí. Ponsatí, like the rest of the Catalan government, was dismissed by the Spanish central government after the severe conflicts concerning the Catalan independence movement. Ponsatí and several other former members of the Catalan government went to Brussels out of [...]

Switzerland
Eurydice is the "Network on education systems and policies in Europe". Amongst others, it provides very comprehensive country profiles on on education systems in Europe (formerly know as "Eurypedia"). All areas of education are covered from early childhood to adult education, as well as overarching issues. Each country participating in Eurydice hosts a national unit [...]

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

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

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

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

France
The website of the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, which unfortunately is only available in French, provides information on the three foci of the ministry, that is Higher Education, Research and Innovation. You will also find information on the ministry\'s strategy, on international cooperation, on questions concerning employees in this [...]

Europe
The "Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency" of the European Commission provides an overview and the possibility to subscribe to its following news feeds: >> Erasmus+ >> Creative Europe >> Europe for Citizens (2014- 2020) >> Lifelong learning programme >> Erasmus Mundus >> Bilateral cooperation >> Tempus >> Intra-ACP academic mobility [...]

France
Blog article by a Londoner college principal on the issue of education in the French presidential election 2017. The article explains and compares the positions of the most important candidates on educational policy. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
The German Federal Agency for Civic Education provides country dossiers that also contain a section on the educational system of the respective country. The article is only available in German. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
Cnesco is composed of researchers, parlamentarians, and members of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council. It is in charge of doing analyses, studies, and evaluations of the French educational system and give advice based on their results. The website, which is also available in English, provides fulltext documents of reports based on evaluations etc. in different [...]

France
A scientific analyses by two sociologists comparing positions on educational issues in the electoral programmes of the candidates to the French presidential election 2017. The analyses also comprises a table listing the different positions for a better comparison. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
This site is provided by the French public national television broadcaster France Télévisions. It compiles videos concerning educational issues or having an educational goal. More specifically, this sub-category offers videos on the French presidential election 2017. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
Among others, this website provides videos of the candidates to the French presidency 2017 explaining their position on educational issues, a table which compares the position of the different candidates on education, an explanatory video for children, as well as several articles on the subject of education during the presidential election. The website "800.000 feignasses" [...]

France
Selected sections on education in the electoral programme of Emmanuel Macron, an independent candidate to the presidential elections in France in 2017, translated into German by Education Worldwide. You will find the original French texts on the official website of Macron: Programme - Education & Programme - Enseignement supérieur et recherche . [Abstract: Editors of [...]

France
Selected sections on education in the electoral programme of Marine Le Pen, the candidate of the right-wing nationalist party Front National to the presidential elections in France in 2017, translated into German by Education Worldwide. You will find the original electoral programme in French on Le Pen\'s official website. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
In its dossier on the French presidential election 2017, the German Federal Agency for Civic Education provides an article on the permanent topic of education in the French presidential elections. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
eduscol, the informational website of the French Ministry of Education, provides links for teachers to prepare their courses on the French presitential election 2017. The links are mainly to be found within two subjects: EMC - Enseignement moral et civique (moral and civic education), and histoire-géographie (history-geography). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
This French Wikipedia article provides an overview of the history of teachers\' unions in France as well as of current developments and existing unions in the field of education. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
Provided by the centre-right French journal "Le Figaro", you can have a rather simple and visual insight into positions of the candidates to the French presidency 2017. The candidates are clustered around "in favour", "against" or "in between" in answer to several questions for different political issues. For education you will find 5 questions. A drop down menu additionally [...]

France
Besides UNSA Education and FSU, FNEC-FP FO is one of the biggest federations of teachers\' unions in France. The website mainly provides news from the respective unions of FNEC-FP as well as general union news. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
The country dossiers, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provide information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
This website is partly translated into German and English. It provides a good overview of the French school system, even for non-professionals. You will find information about the common core of knowledge and skills, about educational stages, school types or teacher education. Furthermore, under "publications" and "news room", you will find news and translated official [...]

France
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For France you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with France: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to France and the other way round), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and research, as well as links, [...]

France; Germany
In the section "European and foreign policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about France provides a brief overview of the education system, higher education and research in France (only in German). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France; Germany
The country reports on this website provide a broad overview of research and education in countries worldwide, including information on the education system, research landscape, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. The superordinate country page additionally provides news, events, documents, general country data and links. The website is provided by the [...]

United Kingdom; Europe
Overview provided by the UK Parliament on the results of the Education Committee\'s inquiry into the impact of exiting the European Union on higher education. The Committee’s inquiry was launched in September 2016, the results were published in December 2016. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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 [...]

North America; South America; Latin America; Caribbean
This site lists all the information and links that the Organization of American States (OAS) provides in the field of education. For example, its "Department of Human Development, Education, and Employment" aims at supporting the cooperation between the North and South American member states in educational matters. It created the "Inter-American Teacher Educator Network" [...]

Georgia
The website of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia covers the issues general education, higher education, vocational education and science. For each topic there are news, facility registers, information on current projects, education programmes and further notes. All infrastructure projects are charted and catalogued, but they are only available in Georgian.

Belgium; Netherlands
This website on international relations is provided by the Government of the Netherlands. It gives a short overview of the relations between the Netherlands and Belgium. In the third section, you will find information on cultural and educational relations which are mainly founded on the shared Dutch-Flemish language found in Flanders, one of the three communities of Belgium. [...]

Belgium; Netherlands
English translation of the "Cultural Treaty" between the Netherlands and Flanders in 1995. This treaty includes the "cooperation in terms of Culture, Education, Sciences and Welfare" between the country and the region linked by a common language. A commission (CVN) was created to monitor the implementation of the treaty. The commission is evaluated regurlarly, newly installed [...]

Belgium; Netherlands
Website of the Commission in charge of the monitoring of the implementation of the "Cultural Treaty" between the Netherlands and Flanders in 1995. Unfortunately, the site is not available in English. The Dutch site informs about the commission\'s wirk and the implementation of the treaty in the form of projects and more. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Belgium; Netherlands
Short article about the celebrations on the occasion of the 20 years of the "Cultural Treaty" between the Netherlands and Flanders in 1995. The article links to relevant information on the treaty, on cooperating institutions and the commission monitoring the implementation of the Treaty. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Netherlands
Formerly known as "Vereniging van Samenwerkende Nederlandse Universiteiten", the VSNU officially represents the fourteen Dutch research Universities. The association\'s website provides information on its focus areas, among others: human resources, research, education, finance, governance & accountability, international affairs, communication & public affairs. Furthermore, [...]

Belgium
The website of the Flemish student organisation VVS doesn\'t have an English website. You can find English information on the website of the European Students\' Union (ESU). The VVS was founded in 1938. On its Flemish website, you can find information on its goals and activities, on its position concerning specific educational matters, on events and more. [Abstract: Editors [...]

Netherlands
The website of the student organisation LSVb doesn\'t have an English website. You can find English information on the website of the European Students\' Union (ESU). The LSVb was founded in 1963 as a successor to the "Nederland de Studentenvakbeweging" (SVB) founded in 1963. The LSVb claims to be the "official representative of all Dutch students towards the ministry and [...]

Netherlands
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For the Netherlands you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Belgium; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Belgium: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Belgium and the other way round), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and research, as well as links, [...]

Netherlands
The "Netherlands Initiative for Education Research (NRO)" aims at strengthening the cooperation between research, practice and educational policy. NRO\'s main activities are the coordination and funding of programmes and projects (among others, e.g. the big international assessments like PISA, TIMSS or PIRLS). The English website provides a list of projects whose detailed [...]

Netherlands
NiederlandeNet (NetherlandsNet) is run at the Centre for Netherlands Studies, University of Muenster, Germany. It provides webdossiers on different topics concerning the Netherlands. The webdossier on the Dutch school system includes chapters on the history of education, educational policy and PISA studies, school types as well as problems and challenges. The dossier is only [...]

Netherlands
The Education Council of the Netherlands is an "independent governmental advisory body which advises the Minister, Parliament and local authorities." The English version of the website provides information on the organisation and working methods of the council, many publications on educational matters, as well as state,emts and positions of the council on specific educational [...]

Netherlands
The OECD publishes their educational news from and on a specific country in this section. You will also find publication announcements like e.g. "Education at a Glance", and other studies and reports like "Netherlands 2016 - Foundations for the Future". [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Netherlands
"A video series profiling policies and practices of education systems that demonstrate high or improving performance in the PISA tests." "This series of videos has been produced jointly by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Pearson Foundation to present initiatives being taken by education authorities around the world to help improve [...]

Belgium
"A video series profiling policies and practices of education systems that demonstrate high or improving performance in the PISA tests." "This series of videos has been produced jointly by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Pearson Foundation to present initiatives being taken by education authorities around the world to help improve [...]

Belgium
These reports are published annually by the Flemish Government, Department of Economy, Science and Innovation. They provide an overview of the current status of Science, Technology an Innovation in Flanders. The chapters cover STI system and organisation, funding, human resources, activities, output and result of STI research. Publications of former years can be found with the [...]

Belgium
The OECD publishes their educational news from and on a specific country in this section. You will also find publication announcements like e.g. "Education at a Glance", and other studies and reports like "OECD Reviews of School Resources: Flemish Community of Belgium 2015". [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Belgium
Eurydice is the "Network on education systems and policies in Europe". Amongst others, it provides very comprehensive country profiles on on education systems in Europe (formerly know as "Eurypedia"). All areas of education are covered from early childhood to adult education, as well as overarching issues. Each country participating in Eurydice hosts a national unit [...]

Belgium; Germany
In the section "European and foreign policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about Belgium provides a brief overview of the education system (educational policy, school system, higher education) (only in German). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Belgium
English Wikipedia article about the education system in the Flemish Community / Dutch-speaking part of Belgium. You will find the following chapters: 1 Generally 2 Networks 3 Levels 3.1 Basic education 3.2 Secondary education 3.3 Higher education 4 Quality 4.1 Foreign students 5 Language 5.1 Medium of [...]

Belgium
Education in Falnders is mainly organised through three networks. One of the is GO!. GO! encompasses the official state-run schools (primary and secondary) of the Flemish government. GOS\'s English website provides a short overview of the history of education in Flanders, information about the network\'s goals and activities as well as some statistics. The Dutch website [...]

Belgium
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Belgium you can find documents starting in the year 2000 - for the French and the Flemish community, not for the German community. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of [...]

Netherlands; Germany
In the section "European and foreign policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about the Netherlands provides a brief overview of the education system and science and research in the Netherlands (only in German). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Netherlands; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with the Netherlands: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to the Netherlands and the other way round), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and research, as [...]

Netherlands
The country dossier for the Netherlands, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Netherlands
Eurydice is the "Network on education systems and policies in Europe". Amongst others, it provides very comprehensive country profiles on on education systems in Europe (formerly know as "Eurypedia"). All areas of education are covered from early childhood to adult education, as well as overarching issues. Each country participating in Eurydice hosts a national unit [...]

Netherlands; Germany
The website which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview of research and education in the Netherlands, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. Additionally, you will find basic country data. Available only in German. [Abstract: Editors of [...]

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

United Kingdom
The website which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview of research and education in Great Britain, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. Additionally, you will find basic country data. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United Kingdom; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with the United Kingdom: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to United Kingdom and British people who want to go to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education [...]

Ukraine
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Ukraine you can find documents starting in the year 1991. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Finland
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Finland you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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; Latin America; Brazil
The book "El quehacer de la investigación en educación" (~ The work of research in education) deals with the research objects, the research methods as well as future developments in the field of educational research in Argentina. In some chapters, comparisons are drawn to Latin America as a whole or to single countries (e.g. Brazil). You can find some more information about [...]

Argentina
The Institute for Research in Education IRICE was founded in 1977 and is under the control of the Argentinian "National Council for Scientific and Technical Research" CONICET as well as of the University of Rosario (UNR). The website provides very ample information on the research done at the institute which comprises, among others, the research on teaching, the functioning of [...]

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

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]

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

Latin America
The Latin American Network for Theoretical and Epistemological Studies on Educational Policy was created in 2011. Its website provides ample resources and information on thematical working groups, workshops, conferences and other events, on publications (including a freely accessible e-book), a newsletter, a thematically sorted publication list with links to many fulltexts, as [...]

South Africa, Republic
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For South Africa you can find documents starting in the year 1997. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Russian Federation
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Russia you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

India
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For India you can find documents starting in the year 1968 (in the same document as 1998). Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Brazil
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Brazil you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

China
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For China you can find documents starting in the year 1995. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
Founded in 1981 under a different name, the National Research Council is to advise the Indonesian government and especially the Ministry for Research, Technology and Higher Education (RISTEK) on their research and science strategies. The council is furthermore meant to evaluate the governments strategies afterwards. The website therefore povides information on laws and decrees [...]

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

Indonesia
The presentation linked here provdides an overview of Indonesian curriculum development from 2003 to 2006. A focus is on decentralisation, which also affects the educational sector. The presenter Agus Dharma is Director of the Personnel Education and Training Center, Ministry of National Education, Republic of Indonesia. The paper was presented in a roundtable discussion in [...]

Indonesia
The blog article (16-01-2014) provides an overview of the contents and foci of the 2013 Indonesian curriculum reform. Moreover, it provides the example of a concrete case of a school that was chosen to participate in the initial roll-out of the new curriculum. A few links to further information on the new curriculum are given, too. The blog is written by Fulbright English [...]

Indonesia
On more than 30 pages, the blog of the Basic Education Capacity Trust Fund (BEC-TF)provides a press review of the 2013 curriculum reform in Indonesia, as well as previous news on Indonesian curriculum issues (news are sorted chronologically backwards, see "older posts"). You will find articles from Indonesian newspapers in English as well as in Bahasa Indonesia, the later ones [...]

South-East Asia; Cambodia; Indonesia; Laos; Malaysia; Myanmar; Philippines; Singapore; Thailand; Vietnam; Brunei Darussalam
Published in 2012, the ASEAN Curriculum Sourcebook (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) is based on a survey conducted 2008-2010 on the curricula of the ASEAN member states. It is meant to bring closer the educational goals of ASEAN states and provides concrete suggestions for elements of a common curriculum which proclaims the values and norms of the ASEAN community. The [...]

Indonesia; Germany
In the section "Foreign and European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about Indonesia provides a brief introduction to the current developments in education. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Indonesia you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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

Indonesia
ACDP is a cooperation between the Indonesian and Australian governments, the European Union (EU) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ACDP\'s purpose is to conduct research in education in Indonesia to allow educational policy makers in Indonesia to base their decisions on sound evidence. ACDP\'s website provides information on their activities as well as fulltexts of their [...]

Indonesia
Like other Indonesian ministries, the Ministry for Education has its own Department for Research and Development. It was created in 1969/70 as a small office. Meanwhile, it has became a real department with a secretariat, as well as research centres for educational policy, curriculum research, educational assessment, statistics and educational innovation. The website provides [...]

Indonesia
The website of the Indonesian Ministry for Religious Affairs does not have an English version. The ministry is in charge of Islamic Education in Indonesia. You can find the respective department under "Unit Kerja > Ditjen Pendidikan Islam". Departments in charge of other religions also have some data about education (for example about Catholic schools). [Abstract: Editors of [...]

Indonesia
The country dossier for Indonesia, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
The Indonesian Science & Technology Portal is run by the Indonesian Ministry for Research, Technology and Higher Education. It addresses international visitors to the ministry\'s website. The portal informs you about the organisation of the ministry, includng many links to research institutes etc. Furthermore, you will find information on international agreements with other [...]

Indonesia
The website of the Indonesian Ministry for Education does not have an English version. In Indonesian language, it provides ample information on education in Indonesia, for example on the curriculum, on scholarships, digital learning, teacher education, a platform for digital schoolbooks and much more. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
The OECD publishes their educational news from and on a specific country in this section. You will also find publication announcements like e.g. "Education at a Glance", and other studies and reports. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
The website which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview of research and education in Indonesia, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. Additionally, you will find basic country data. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Indonesia: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Indonesia and Indonesians who want to go to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and research, [...]

Indonesia
The Indonesian Embassy in London, UK, provides a good overview on the Indonesian education system, its history and related educational policy - includng a graph on educational levels. In the left hand menu bar you will furthermore find two sites on Indonesian universities and research institutes. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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 [...]

France; Germany
The ADEAF (Association for the Development of the German Language in France) provides a press review in German and French on the discussions about the French educational reform of the lower secondary education in 2014/15 under Minister for Education Vallaud-Belkacem. Especially the changes planned for the German language classes sparked a huge controversy. The press in France [...]

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

France
éduscol is a portal provided by the French Ministry for Education for professionals in education. The page linked here provides information on the reform of the French Collège under minister Vallaud-Belkacem starting in 2015. You will find question and answers, explanations and graphics, as well as all important official documents. Currently, this specific page is available [...]

France
Two chapters in the French Wikipedia article on the "Collège de France" that show the development of the Collège since the 1950s in France: La réforme du collège unique (The Reform of the Single Lower Secondary School), Projet de réforme Vallaud-Belkacem (Reform Project Vallaud-Belkacem). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
Critical statement by the "Association of German-French Societies for Europe" concerning the changes in the German language courses planned in the educational reform of the French Collège by French Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem (11th April 2015). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
Statement of the French Education Minister Vallaud-Belkacem to the criticism to her reform of the Collège and perception that the reform cuts down German language lessons in the Collège. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Finland
Summary of the development and current situation in the field of inclusion in Finland (1990ies to 2012). The summary is provided by the European Agency for Special Needs an Inclusive Education. The article was last modified on December 18, 2012. Please note that the original website is offline. Hence, the link provided here leads you to the webarchive and is a copy of [...]

Guatemala; Malawi
The goal of the refie project was to explore the driving mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion in education. The research has been conducted using Guatemala (Central America) and Malawi (Southern Africa) as case studies. The website provides information on the reserach design and on first results. The projects was conducted by the Leibnitz University Hannover and the [...]

United States
The "Individuals with Disabilities Education Act" (IDEA) is a U.S. American federal statute that regulates the (right to) education of people (children) with disabilities in the United States.The first version of this statute was adopted in 1975 under the title "Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA)". The statute has been amended several times since then. The [...]

United States
This website of the U.S. department of Education provides the text of the law and additional information and materials to the Parts B and C of the "Individuals with Disabilities Education Act" (IDEA). Part B deals with Children and youth (ages 3-21), Part C with Infants and toddlers (birth-2). The website provides information on the implementation of the law, guidelines and [...]

Israel
This is the first report of the Commission for Equal Rights for Persons with disabilities, which was established in the year 2000 under the Israeli Ministry of Justice. Unfortunately, the report of 2011 (Word document download) is only available online in Hebrew. You can find some more background information in a presentation during a workshop of the Commission. [Abstract: [...]

Europe
Overview of the European Commission on evidence based educational policy. This site provides a very good starting point to explore the many activites of the EU, like international comparisons and assessments (e.g. PISA, PIAAC or TALIS), resulting strategic frameworks, EU programmes, projects, portals, networks, reports and more. Interesting sub-sites could be "EU policy in the [...]

Europe
From 17/12/2013 to 15/04/2014, the European Commission ran a public consultation on the question of a "European Area of Skills and Qualifications". The aim of the consultation was to find out "on the problems faced by learners and workers with regard to the transparency and recognition of their skills and qualifications when moving within and between EU Member States, on the [...]

Finland
While the central goverment and the Ministry of Education and Culture provide a general frame for education in Finland in termes of legislation etc., the local authorities provide the services to their population. Educational services are summed up under the category "Education, Culture and Well-being". The website provides detailed information about the local authorities [...]

Finland
The website which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview of research and education in Finland, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or international cooperations. Additionally, you will find basic country data. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Finland
"A video series profiling policies and practices of education systems that demonstrate high or improving performance in the PISA tests." "This series of videos has been produced jointly by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Pearson Foundation to present initiatives being taken by education authorities around the world to help improve [...]

Finland
The country dossier for Finland, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Finland; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Finland: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Finland and Finns who want to go to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and research, as well as [...]

Finland
The section on "culture and education policy" provides a brief introduction to the educational and cultural policy, institutions, higher education and primary / secondary education in Finnland. The information is part of the travel information service of the German Federal Foreign Office. The information is available in German only.[Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Finland
The OECD publishes their educational news from and on a specific country in this section. You will also find publication announcements like e.g. "Education at a Glance", and other studies and reports. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Palestine you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The Palestinian Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission is in charge of the accreditation and quality assurance of higher education institutions and academic programmes in Palestine. Unfortunately, even on the English website, most of the information is in Arabic. You will find some English documents under "publications". The Arabic website is ampler and more up to date [...]

Finland
The OECD study \'Education at a Glance\' presents annual data on education systems in Europe. The country notes give overviews of relevant findings for each country, in the case of Finland highlighting the improvement of teacher education.

Finland
The educational policy outlook provides data-based information on current trends in education in Finland, focusing on policy measures to support learners and improve the quality of teaching alnd learning.

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The website of the Palestinian Curriculum Development Center is only available in English. It provides an overview over its work, over subjects taught in Palestianian schools, about policy developments, conferences as well as further links to Directorates of Education in the different Palestinian regions, about Vocational Training in Palestine, e-learning, or scholl [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Palestine: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Palestine and Palestinians who want to get to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
English Wikipedia article about education in the Palestinian territories. The article is very ample, but obviously has some issues concerning its sources. You will find the following chapters: 1 Education System 2 Education Management 3 Education Finance 4 Education Policy 5 Pre-Primary Education 6 Basic Education 6.1 Preparation Stage 6.2 Empowerment [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The country dossiers, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provide information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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 [...]

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

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
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; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Israel: information on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Israel and Israelis who want to get to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its education sector and research, as well [...]

Israel
The country dossier for Israel, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Israel
The website which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview of research and education in Israel, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. Additionally, you will find basic country data. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Albania; Andorra; Armenia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Vatican City; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Kazakhstan; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Moldova; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; England; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Wales
This website is run by the "European Higher Education Area" and provides national reports on the status of the Bologna Process since 2003 from about 50 European countries. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Greece
This article provides information on the reforms in the higher education sector in Greece, which were a consequence of the Greek government-debt crisis starting sometime in 2009/2010. The article was published in February 2013 on the website of ICEF GmbH: "Based in Bonn, Germany, ICEF GmbH (International Consultants for Education and Fairs) is the global market leader in [...]

Greece; Europe
Article by Prof. Alexandra Ioannidou from Athen for the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, a foundation which is close to the German political party "Die Linke" (The Left). Ioannidou provides a critical analysis of the educational reforms in Greece which are a direct consequence of the Greek government-debt crisis starting around 2009/2010. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Greece
Greek Reporter is an international news portal run by Greek reporters and journalists, covering Greek and international news. The following link leads you to articles that have been tagged with the keyword "education" in Greece. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Greece
"The Association of Greek Researchers is a lobbying association of Greek researchers that are employed in the public research centres and institutes representing the interests of its members." The NGO was established in 1996 and has its seat in Athens. On their webpage they provide information about their activities and offer a list of research instituts that are supervised by [...]

Greece
The country dossier for Greece, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Greece
The German speaking newspaper "Griechenland Zeitung" publishes news about Greece. It is published in print and online (as PDF) every week since 14th of Oktober 2005. The section \'Bildung\' (Education) gives an insight in latest and past events in Greece. Some articles are only accessible when you subscribe to the journal. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Europe; Asia; Africa; Latin America; Middle East; North America; Caribbean; Pacific Rim
„Education in Crisis“ documents changes in the educational sector that are caused by debt or financial crisis as well as by the implementation of detrimental market mechanisms. It focusses especially on mechanisms that turn out to negative effects for the (e)quality in public education, e.g. for education systems, teachers and other employees in that field, students and [...]

Greece
"Education in Crisis" provides under the section \'Country Profiles\' > \'Europe\' also information on Greece. You will find an overview of past and current issues of changes in the educational system, some facts and data, references to union contacts and publications of other institutions. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Greece
The webpage of the Hellenic Educational Society informs about their objectives, functions and provides helpful links (Σύνδεσμοι) on Greek educational institutions in politics and research. There is, too the possibility to have an online insight in already published issues of the \'Pedagogical Review\' [...]

Greece
Twice a year the online-periodical HPC (Hellenic Pedagogical Cosmos) informs in an rather unusual format and content presentation about educational and pedagogical issues and developments in contemporary Greece. HPC seeks, primarily, to serve the needs of all those Anglophones whose access to educational topics is limited due to the Greek language barrier.[Abstract: Site [...]

Greece
The Athena Plan that was already passed in March 2013 by the Greek parliament is responsible for enormous changes and discussion concerning the tertiary sector. With respect to this the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs informs about central issues in Greek. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Germany; Greece
The Tagesspiegel informs briefly about current educational reforms and cooperation in Greece in the beginning of 2014. Topics are the \'Athena Plan\', the research initiative of the German government \'Zukunftsfond Südeuropa\' and a bilateral project of the Rectors\' Conferences. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Europe
"[ANED] was created by the European Commission in December 2007.DOTCOM: the Disability Online Tool of the Commission [...] to support policy development in collaboration with the Commission\'s Disability Unit. Its philosophy and aims support the objectives of European disability policy towards the goal of full participation and equal opportunities for all disabled [...]

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 [...]

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

United Kingdom
The Green Paper consultation was publlished by the Department of Education in 2011. One of the rationales was to make provisions for children and young people with special educational needs more effective, beyond giving parents control and establishing a system harmonises educational needs, health and care provisions. Future measures (see the Children and Families Act 2014) [...]

United Kingdom
A guide for parents of children with disabilities, information regarding available support and assistance (financial and otherwise) for children with special (educational) needs).

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.

United Kingdom
The article focuses on the legal background and provisions for children with special educational needs in England, alternative regulations may apply to other parts of the UK. Published for EURYPEDIA, the European network on educational information in Europe. Reference year: 2013/2014.

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
"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 [...]

United Kingdom; England
This website by the British government provides access to documents concerning special educational needs of children and young people with disabilities, e.g. statutes and guidelines, government policy, consultations. The thematic scope covers SEND, inclusive schooling, children with learning difficulties, etc.

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 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
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 [...]

India
The article of Dr. Doris Hillger deals with the Indian education system and is part of the section „Education and Culture“ at the webpage of the German Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung - bpb). The bpb published recently a dossier about India. Further topics of this section are educational chances, literature, Indian film, media and [...]

Greece
The main aim of POSDEP since its establishment in 1989 has been to ensure that Greek governments will provide students with public, free university education and that the universities will be totally independent; fiscally, administratively, institutionally. POSDEP is mainly in contact with the Federation of Associations of Technical Institutions (OSEP-TEI) and the Union of [...]

Greece
OLME is one of the Civil Servants’ Federations; it consists of 91 local unions and is the only secondary state school teachers union in Greece with more than 55,000 members. OLME was established in 1924 with the purpose to secure teachers’ working rights and to promote Greek culture. Nowadays OLME focuses on: - The co-ordination of all local unions it consists of, aiming [...]

Greece
The Teachers\' Federation Greece is mainly active in primary education politics and has its seat in Athens. DOE was established in 1922.Besides its commitment to improve primary education or to protect and promote professional and material interests of primary school teachers other purposes are declared in the statutes (in Greek only). [Abstract: Editors of Education [...]

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 [...]

Greece
The OECD publishes their educational news from and on a specific country in this section. You will also find publication announcements like e.g. "Education at a Glance", and other studies and reports. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Greece
The Institute of Educational Policy (IEP) was established in 2011 with Public Law 3966 (Government Gazette Α΄ 118/24-05-2011) and is supervised by the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs. IEP operates for the benefit of the public interest as an executive scientific body which supports the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, with the main aim of [...]

Greece
The General Secretariat for Youth develops a set of activities and programmes aiming at the core of youth policies and more specifically, in the following sectors: Participation, Information, Leisure, Entrepreneurship. The GSY pays special attention to the cooperation with civil society, especially with youth associations and local authorities that take actions in the field of [...]

Greece
The following section on "culture and education" provides a brief introduction to current educational political affairs and basic facts about the educational system in Greece. The site is part of the travel information service of the German Federal Foreign Office. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Ukraine; Russian Federation
In this article of 2008, the researchers Laada Bilaniuka and Svitlana Melnyk explore the history, the current meaning, the language policy and the conflict about the use of Russian and Ukrainian language in Ukraine. The article appeared in: International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, Volume 11, Issue 3-4, 2008, Special Issue: Multilingualism in Post-Soviet [...]

Ukraine
The country dossier for Ukraine, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Ukraine; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Ukraine: information on figures and facts of the Ukrainian education market, on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Ukraine and Ukrainians who want to get to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information [...]

Ukraine
The website which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview of research and education in Ukraine, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. Additionally, you will find basic country data. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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

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

international
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 [...]

China; Germany
The German Federal Foreign Office provides a short overview over scientific and technological cooperation and educational exchange between Germany and China. You will find some key data as well as concrete partners, agreements and projects. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Russian Federation
The Russian "Federal Institute for Educational Development" (FIRO) was created in 2005, by way of merging several former institutes (Research Institute of Higher Education, Institute of General Education, Professional Development Institute Education, Institute for Development of vocational education, the Institute of National Education Problems). FIRO is administered by the [...]

China; Africa South of the Sahara
This article was published in the University World News and provides an overview over the current African-Chinese relationship and cooperation in the field of education. The author also compares this relationship to the nort-south relationship between Europe / USA and Africa. Milton O Obamba is a research associate at the African Network for the Internationalisation of [...]

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 [...]

India; Brazil; South Africa, Republic
The Dialogue Forum of India, Brazil and South Africa was established with the Brasilia Declaration in 2003. About once a year, the heads of the governments meet in Summits and the foreign ministers in Joint Ministerial Commissions. Besides trilateral cooperation on a political, economic and societal level, common international projects are another central issue. Education, [...]

Germany; Russian Federation
The German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) in Moscow act as forum for exchange and cooperation in science and research between Russia and Germany. The website provides ample information on research and innovation in Russia and Germany, on events and projects, on partner organisations as well as science news. [Abstract: Site editor’s information]

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

Russian Federation; Germany
The website provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) informs about political framework for scientific and technological cooperation, key areas and highlights of bilateral cooperation and funding for collaborations with Russia. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Russian Federation; Germany
In the section "Foreign & European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about Russia provides a brief introduction to the current developments in education in Russia. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Russian Federation
The country dossier for Russia, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Russian Federation; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Russia: information on figures and facts of the Russian education market, on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Russia and Russians who want to get to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on [...]

India
EPSI is "focusing on Education Sector and positioning itself as a catalyst Education Promotion Organisation between Government, Academics and the Industry.". Its website provides information on the society, on recommentdations about several education issues, some conference papers as well as a newsletter. [Abstract: Site editor’s information supplemented by editors of [...]

India; Germany
The German Federal Foreign Office provides a short overview over cultural and educational as well as scientific and technological cooperation of Germany with India. You will find some key data as well as concrete partners, agreements and projects. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

India; Germany
"Apart from coordinating and supporting existing projects, the DFG brings together eminent researchers from both countries with each side complementing the other, thereby creating synergy. The DFG Delhi Office is undertaking these tasks jointly with the existing Indian partner institutions - the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Indian National Science Academy [...]

India
The website, which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview over research and education in India, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. Additionally, you will find basic country data. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

India
The country dossier for India, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

South Africa, Republic
The website, which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview over research and education in South Africa, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. Additionally, you will find basic country data. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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]

Brazil
Founded in 1964, the Foundation Carlos Chagas (FCC) is one of the best known institutions for educational research, together with INEP. Their "Departamento de Pesquisas Educacionais" was created in 1971, and a Superintendência de Educação e Pesquisa in 2009. Their focus is on evaluation, early childhood education, education policy, gender, human rights, social [...]

Brazil
Website of the Faculty for Education of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The website provides ample information on teaching and research of the faculty. Furthermore, you have free access to their e-journal “Educação & Realidade”. The faculty has the following departments and hence also foci: * DEBAS - Departamento de Estudos Básicos (Aprendizagem [...]

Brazil
ANPEd is the Brazilian national association for post-graduates and researchers in Education. The website provides information on the structure and the activities of ANPEd, on news from the education sector, on documents and laws from the educational policy sector, or on conferences and other events. ANPEd also organises the Fórum Nacional de Coordenadores de Programas de [...]

Brazil
Website of the Faculty for Education of the University of Campinas, Brazil. The website provides ample information on teaching and research of the faculty. Furthermore, you have free access to a number of e-journals published by the Faculty (see the table under "Journals" or the Faculty\'s journal list). The faculty has the following departments and hence also foci: * DECISE [...]

Brazil
"[Founded in 1961], [t]he National Association of Educational Policy and Administration (ANPAE) is an academic civil society in the field of educational policy and management (...). ANPAE’s mission is to fight for the affirmation of the right to lifelong quality education for all (...). To this end, ANPAE´s objectives focus on the professional improvement and [...]

Brazil; Germany
"The DFG Office in São Paulo serves as an administrative branch and point of contact for advising and mentoring local researchers and research institutes. It already boasts a strong regional network of partner organisations. This cooperation between institutions facilitates the initiation and execution of joint and co-funded research projects in all scientific fields." The [...]

Brazil
The website which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview of research and education in Brazil, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. Additionally, you will find basic country data. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Russian Federation; India
The Centre provides inhabitants of various cities of India with the opportunity to learn about the Russian language, art, culture and science (however, science plays a minor role). It provides a library of Russian literature, including Russian films, contact to the Institute of Russian language, a bureau of translation, and various other opportunities to concern oneself with [...]

Brazil; Germany
In the section "Foreign and European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about Brazil provides a brief introduction to the current developments in education in Brazil. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

South Africa, Republic; Germany
In the section "Foreign and European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about South Africa provides a brief introduction to the history and current developments in education in South Africa. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Russian Federation; India
The "non-commercial partnership ‘Russian-Indian Scientific Technological Centre’ was established by the Heads of the Russian Federation and the Republic of India […] in 2007. (...) The main goals of [the] Centre establishing [are]: - participation in developments and provision of services in the field of fundamental and applied scientific research [...] - studying [...]

Russian Federation; Germany
The German Research Foundation (DFG) gives grants for research projects and coordinates cooperations of researchers worldwide. The website provides information on current news and reports as well as tasks and contacts of the office. "For decades [the DFG] has been coordinating an intense scientific exchange with Russia and supports the development of the bilateral [...]

Russian Federation
"The academy is supposed to be a link between basic research and applied sciences on the one hand, and education, psychology and adjacent disciplines on the other hand. Moreover it shall help to transfer basic educational assumptions to practical school and professional training." The website, which is available only in Russian, provides a lot of information and fulltexts: [...]

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

Russian Federation; South Africa, Republic; Southern Africa; Africa
"The Southern African Association for Russian Language and Culture (SAARLC) is a non-profit organisation that advances the interests of Russian Language and Culture in South and Southern Africa. It was established in October 2003 and the Association mainly aims its activities at Russian speakers as well as people interested in the Russian Language and Culture as far afield as [...]

China; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with China: information on figures and facts of the Chinese education market, on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to China and the other way round), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its [...]

Germany; China
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and China. Among others, this includes information on funding opportunities, on the political framework, on priorities of the cooperation, on research and education in China, on the German-Chinese Innovation Platform and more. Additionally, you will find some official [...]

Germany; Brazil
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and Brazil. Among others, this includes information on the political framework for the bilateral cooperation, on key areas and highlights of German-Brazilian cooperation, and on special activities of the International Bureau. Additionally, you will find some official [...]

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

Germany; India
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and India. Among others, this includes information on the development of the cooperation, the political framework, and on key areas. Additionally to the website of the International Office of the BMBF, this website has a focus on cooperation in vocational education and [...]

Germany; India
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and India. Among others, this includes information on the political framework for the bilateral cooperation, on priorities and highlights of German-Indian cooperation, and on funding for collaborations with India. Additionally, you will find some official documents and [...]

China
The website, which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview over research and education in China, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. Additionally, you will find basic country data. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

China
In the section "Foreign and European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about China provides a brief introduction to the current developments in education in China. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Germany; India
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with India: information on figures and facts of the Indian education market, on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to India and the other way round), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the country, its [...]

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

Russian Federation
The website provides current information about the activities of the Russian Education Union. Only in Russian. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Russian Federation; Germany
This website of the German Ministry for Education and Research provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and Russia. Among others, this includes information on intergovernmental negotiations, on the political framework for scientific and technological cooperation, on the German-Russian Year of Education, Science and Innovation [...]

Russian Federation; Germany
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and Russia. Among others, this includes information on funding opportunities for Russia, on the political framework, on highlights of the bilateral cooperation as well as its priorities. Additionally, you will find some official documents and further relevant links. [...]

Russian Federation
The website which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview of research and education in Russia, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. Additionally, you will find basic country data. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

South Africa, Republic; Germany
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and South Africa. Among others, this includes information on Opportunities for funding, the political framework, on priorities and highlights of the German-South African cooperation and more. Additionally, you will find some official documents and further relevant links, for [...]

Germany; South Africa, Republic
This RSS-Feed provides information on cooperation between Germany and South Africa in the field of education and research. The information is provided by the website "International Cooperation" of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

South Africa, Republic; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with South Africa: information on figures and facts of the Brazilian education market, on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to South Africa and the other way round), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information on the [...]

South Africa, Republic
The country dossier for South Africa, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

China; Brazil
Short article by the China Scholarship Council on the China-Brazil Education Forum (Diálogo Brasil-China em Educação) held on 19-21.11.12 in Brazil. A focus was on higher education and languages. The forum doesn\'t have a website of its own. You will find the programme of the forum here: Programme.[Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

China; Russian Federation
This chronology of China-Russia cooperation from 1999-2002 is provided by the Chinese TV channel CCTV. Amongst others, it mentions the "Sino-Russian Committee of Cooperation in Education, Culture, Health and Sports", which took place in december 2000, as well as the following meetings. The last one took place in 2012, it is sometimes also called "Meeting of China-Russia [...]

China; India
This information is provided by the Chinese embassy in India. You will find information for Indian students who would like to study in China, information on language courses as well as news on cooperation between India and China in the educational sector. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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

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

China
"A video series [including a written report] profiling policies and practices of education systems that demonstrate high or improving performance in the PISA tests." An additional report compares the People\'s Republic of China to the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong. "This series of videos has been produced jointly by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation [...]

China
The country dossier for China, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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

China
The website of the Chinese Ministry for Education informs on its own structure and departments as well as on Chinese educational policy (incl. legal texts) or international agreements in the educational sector. Furthermore, you will find educational statistics (they have to be viewed via the Chinese sight, but there is an English translation for the single documents) and [...]

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]

Germany; Brazil
The German Federal Foreign Office provides a short overview over research cooperation of Germany with Brazil. You will find some key data as well as concrete partners and projects with further links. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

India
India Education Review provides information on current developments and events in the Indian educational sector. The articles rather have a journalistic style, even though their authors mostly are professionals in the educational sector. You will also find interviews, comments, case studies, information on educational programmes, scholarships, or job offers. [Abstract: Editors [...]

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

Germany; Brazil
The website of the DWIH in Sao Paulo provides information on the respective German and Brazilian Research and Innovation Landscape, as well as a Map of Science which shows existing cooperations in science and research between German and Brazilian institutions, a Science Calendar with Brazilian-German events and news and highlights in science and research. The German Houses for [...]

Brazil; Germany
This website provides information on the official cooperation in education and research between Germany and Brazil. Among others, this includes information on - Funding the cooperation with Brazil - Mobility projects - Political framework - Focus of the German-Brazilian cooperation - Germany and Brazil jointly research climate and resource protection - [...]

Brazil; Germany
The website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides ample information on academic exchange and cooperation with Brazil: information on figures and facts of the Brazilian education market, on scholarships (for Germans who want to go to Brazil and Brazilians who want to get to Germany), on project aids and cooperation in higher education, background information [...]

Brazil; Germany
[Caution: This website is from the Internet Archive and is not up to date anymore - information as of August 2013] The website provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) informs about political framework for scientific and technological cooperation, key areas and highlights of bilateral cooperation and funding for collaborations with Brazil. [...]

India; Germany
[Caution: This website is from the Internet Archive and is not up to date anymore - information as of July 2014] ´´The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) supports German-Indian cooperation with the initiative \'India and Germany – Strategic Partners for Innovation\'´´. The website, which is provided by the BMBF, informs about the political framework for [...]

Brazil
"A video series profiling policies and practices of education systems that demonstrate high or improving performance in the PISA tests." "This series of videos has been produced jointly by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Pearson Foundation to present initiatives being taken by education authorities around the world to help improve [...]

Brazil
Through its Country Dossiers, the International Bureau of Education (IBE) of the Unesco offers access to various information resources on education in its Member States. This compilation of facts and data from various sources will permit users to gain rapid access to information on each country`s state of education and plans for development, and provide insights into [...]

India
The Indian Adult Education Association (IAEA) established in 1939 works in the field of adult education, non-formal education and lifelong learning through dissemination of information, research and evaluation. It supports more than 500 nationwide organizations by bringing them together in conferences, seminars, workshops and discussion groups. The IAEA regular publishes and [...]

India; Germany
The German Houses for Research and Innovation (DWHI) are installed by the German Government, with the support of the Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung). The Institute in New-Delhi focuses especially on Indian students, researchers and potential project partners who are [...]

India
The All India Association for Educational Research (AIAER) established in 1983 contains more than 3,700 members in India. Besides promoting and supporting the development of educational research (with an focus on Indian issues) by conferences, seminars and discussion groups the organization publishes related information through journals, books and other publications. Under the [...]

India
Established in 2011 the National Independent School Alliance (NISA) promotes low-fee and budget private schools in India and the accessibility and affordability of quality education for economically weaker groups. Their web page informs about mission and activities, upcoming events like the Annual School Leaders Summit or the advantages of a membership. NISA represents more [...]

India
NUEPA was established by the UNESCO in 1962 as the Asian Regional Centre for Educational Planners and Administrators. Today, the National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA) is today a central institution under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). Besides planning and administration of education, as well as educational research for [...]

India
In the section "Foreign and European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about India provides a brief introduction to its history and structure as well as of the current governmental policy on education. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

United States
Founded in 1971, Knowledge Alliance is a non-profit, non-partisan organization focused on learning and applying what works to dramatically improve K-12 public education. We advocate for the greater use of research-based knowledge in education policy and practice at the federal, state, and local levels. Knowledge Alliance is comprised of leading education organizations that are [...]

Austria
The research projects at BIFIE cover the whole school system. In detail, the federal institute has to fulfil the following tasks: 1. Quality advancement of the school system through innovative school projects, teacher education and the development of teaching materials; 2. Education monitoring (observation of the Austrian school system) including the development of education [...]

Europe; Singapore; Israel; United States
"The desire to establish a Budapest-based European Talent Centre arose at the International Talent Support Conference in 2011, organised as part of the Hungarian EU Presidency programme." The website provides information on gifted education and research in Europa (and partly beyond, USA, Israel, Singapor, ...). You will find publications (e.g. the serie "International Horizons [...]

Europe
The declaration calls on the European Commission to commit to the promotion of talent support in Europe. The notion of "talent" is used synonymously to the notion of "gifted". It is also used in a broad sense, stating that "each European citizen may possess a hidden form of talent". The declaration has to be accepted until February 19 by a majority of members of the European [...]

Europe
The idea for the European Talent Day came up at the 2011 International Talent Support Conference organised during the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. For this reason, March 25 was chosen, as this is the birthday of the famous Hungarian composer Béla Bartók. The website mainly provides information on the first European Talent Day in 2011 as well as [...]

France
AFEP is the French association for gifted and talented children and youths. AFEP is supported and aknowledged by the French Ministry for Education. The website offers information on the French legislative history concerning giftedness (including laws, decrees etc), on their activities, in formation for parents and children, a bibliography, links to partner organisations in [...]

China; Hong Kong
Official site of the Special Administrative Region Hongkong (China) on the subject of giftedness and talented education. The site provides many resources on the topic, like e.g. the official position of the government on this issue, activities, documents (Gifted Education Resource Bank), or links to other important institutions like the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education [...]

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; 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; 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 [...]

China
The author Jian Yimin gives a short overview over Chinese OER movement and politics since 2003. When the text was written (2010), Jia Yimin was a lecturer and researcher of educational technology in the Future Education Research Centre at the South China Normal University. [Source: Site editor’s information supplement by editors of Education Worldwide]

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

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

Africa; Africa South of the Sahara
The African Federation for the Gifted and Talented aims at supporting and promoting gifted and talented persons as well as pointing out to the theme "giftedness" in African educational policy in general. Among others, the Federation conducts Gift and Talent Testing and Gift Management in schools. The website offers information on the Federation and its activities. You will [...]

Ireland
"Gifted and Talented Network Ireland is the national association in Ireland advocating for the educational needs of gifted children and supporting parents of gifted children. GT Network is a network of Gifted Advocacy Groups in Ireland." Among others, the network advocates for "specific Initial Teacher Education in the needs of gifted children" and for "the inclusion of the [...]

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

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 [...]

France
An article from the US news agency Associated Press, published by the US e-journal US News on Oct 5th 2012, author Lori Hinnant, about the planned educational reform under the French government of Hollande and the Minister for Education Peillon in 2012 / 2013.

France
This blog entry offers links to some articles, dossiers or discussions about the planned educational reform ("Refondons l\'école") in France under President Hollande and Minister for Education Peillon in 2012/2013.

France
Article written by the French teachers\' union "Syndicat des enseignants - UNSA (SE-UNSA)". The articles presents the main suggestions for an educational reform in France made by the government under President Hollande and Minister for Education Peillon in 2012/2013 and states the union\'s position on these suggestions.

France
An article published by the the Times, UK (Sept 6th 2012) about the planned educational reform under the French government of Hollande and the Minister for Education Peillon in 2012 / 2013.

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

France
The webseite of the Fédération des Parents d\'Elèves [de France] (French Parents\' Association) offers articles, campaigns and opinions on the planned educational reform of 2012 / 2013 under French President Hollande and Minister for Education Peillon.

France
German language article of the Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger about the French debate on the planned educational reform under President Hollande and Minister for Education Peillon (2012/2013).

France
The biggest French labour union for educational matters and the public sector, the Fédération Syndicale Unitaire, offered a platform to discuss the planned educational reform of 2012/2013 under president Hollande and Minister of Education Peillon. You will find articles and statements by researchers, unionists, parents\' and students\' associations and many more.

France
The link leads you to a overview of the articles published in the French journal Le Monde about the planned educational reform under President Hollande and Minister of Education Peillon in 2012. Le Monde is considered to be one of the most influential newspapers on public opinion in France, alongside with Le Figaro.

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 [...]

United States; United Kingdom
Education News is a US-American, freely accessible e-journal on Education Policy Technology, Higher Education, Online Schools, Parenting and K-12 issues. The articles\' focus is on the USA, but you will also find some articles on the UK and international topics.

United Kingdom
The book and blog of a Times Educational Supplement journalist deal critically with standards, tests and accountability of schools as well as their gains and effects on today´s British education system. The website contains a small collection of research papers, inquiries, literature and documentaries on the topic.

United Kingdom
Education in England aims to provide students, teachers, lecturers and researchers with information and original source material relating to the development of England´s school system. It contains the full texts of more than 200 important documents, including Reports, Official Papers and Acts of Parliament. The site is divided into three main sections: 1) History: tells the [...]

Honduras
The Ministry of Education of Honduras is responsible for the guarantee of qualitative education services for children, youth and adults with consideration of the criteria of integrity and the contextualization in constitutive mandates and international agreements. It offers public and private education services which respond to the necessities of the country and of human [...]

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).

Uruguay
The Uruguayan Federation of the Teaching Profession - Primary Education Workers (FUM-TEP) was founded in 1945 by the teacher confederation of Uruguay as well as the federation of teacher associations of Uruguay. Its objective is to represent all teachers which are actively involved in teaching, to maintain and tend to perfect the autonomous public teaching in technical, [...]

Uruguay
The objective of the Council for Training in Education (CFE) is the formation of professionals in social pedagogics. Therefore, it develops teaching-learning processes which correspond to the respective education level and supervizes the development of the plans, programs and courses which result from these processes.

Uruguay
The National Federation of Professors for Secondary Education in Uruguay (FENAPES) is an association which includes 51 member institutions of the country. The management body is the association congress which gathers every two years and elects an executive committee. The federation maintains many contacts with other syndical education organisations through the Coordinadora de [...]

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

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

Ecuador; Guyana; Suriname; Colombia; Venezuela; Peru; Brazil; Bolivia
The Amazonian Universities Association (UNAMAZ) promotes the specialization of professionals and researchers in the countries of the Amazon region to be able to guarantee a better conservation of nature and a better quality of life of the population. Therefore, the objectives of UNAMAZ are the promotion of reciprocal knowledge of the member institutions as well as the [...]

Ecuador
The objective of the National Secretary of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (SENESCYT) is the management of public politics in the field of higher education, science, technology, innovation and ancestral knowledge as well as the coordination and articulation of actions between the public sector and the public as well as private productive sectors.

Ecuador
The objectives of the Ministry of Education of Ecuador are to ensure both the access to and the quality of early education, basic education and secondary education for the population. This is persued by an integral, holistic and inclusive education of children, the youth and adults, whereas interculturality, plurinationality and plurilingualism are taken into account. [...]

Panama
The objective of the Ministry of Education (MEDUCA) of Panama is to transform education to a fundamental instrument of human development, prosperity, equity and opportunities as well as social mobility to achieve sustainable development of the productive, economical and social factors of the country. Therefore, it creates an education system, which responds to the needs of the [...]

Guatemala
The Counsil of Private Higher Education (CEPS) is the superior organ of private universities and higher education institutions of Guatemala. Its tasks are to make sure that the academical niveau in the private universities is maintained without endangering their independency as well as to authorize the founding of new universities. In addition, CEPS organizes the application [...]

Costa Rica
The Association of Teachers of Secondary Education (APSE) of Costa Rica has the objective to improve the professional conditions of its members with regard to the scientific, legal and social norms which determine the teaching profession. Also, it defends the labour laws of its members as well as their social and economical interests and promotes the development of a solidly [...]

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 [...]

Algeria; Bahrain; Egypt; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Morocco; Oman; Palestinian Autonomous Areas; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Syria; Tunisia; United Arab Emirates; Yemen; North Africa
World Bank report on the progress of education reforms in the MENA countries (Middle East and North Africa).

Tunisia
The French-language Wikipedia entry on education in Tunisia presents the educational system of the country, from infancy to adult education. It also provides an overview of the educational reforms since the 50s and a number of links.

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 [...]

Bolivia
The objectives of the ministry of education of Bolivia are to design and implement policies as well as inlcusive, equitable, intercultural, plurilingual, scientific and technological education strategies to effect a highest possible quality of education which is strengthened by social participation in a territorial realm. Through the plurinational education system created by [...]

New Zealand
The portal is provided by the New Zealand government to facilitate availability and accessibility of information on education, with a focus on statistical data, early childhood, and schooling.

Bolivia
The objective of the Multinational Observatory for the Quality of Education (OPCE) is to gather generate information about the situation of education and to design policies respectively proposals which deal with problems of education identified by a multinational control, measuring, evaluation and accreditation system. This shall contribute to the orientation and the [...]

Bolivia
The Local Development Study and Support Centre (CEADL) is a non-governmental orgasation acknowledged as educative counselling instance by the society and the government, which is based on the principles of the education of society and which contributes to the construction of an inclusive and democratic society by the transformation of legally and socio-politically as well as [...]

Cuba
The social objective of the Central Institute for Educational Sciences (ICCP) is, since its foundation in 2001, the normative and methodological management of research activities and pedagogical experimentation to perfect and transform the national education system. It contributes to the continuous improvement of the quality of education and observes the implementation of [...]

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

Argentina
The Councils for the Regional Planning of Higher Education (CPRES) are institutions which unite all actors of Argentinian higher education: National and private universities as well as national and provincial government offices. Thus it is the only horizontal organ of coordination, an authority of exchange of the higher education sector on a regional level. It performs [...]

Argentina
The task of the university information system (SIU) is to contribute to the improvement of the institution management by providing it with secure, valid and available information, by optimizing resources and by taking care that the software is used to its full extent. The products of SIU evolve in various fields: Efficiency, new services, technological innovation, integration [...]

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 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 [...]

Nicaragua
The tasks of the Nicaraguan Ministry of Education are to advance the development of the Nicaraguans through further training and formation on different levels and with different education programs, to increase the participation of civil society in administration, together with the local government, directors and teachers, to strengthen the autodevelopment of the educational [...]

Nicaragua
The Forum for Education and Human Development of the Initiative for Nicaragua (FEDH-IPN) is a plural network of institutions, organisations, gremiums, social movements, foundations, sectors and individual persons which work voluntarily for the promotion of education and of human development in Nicaragua. The objectives of FEDH-IPN are the facilitation of oppportunities and [...]

Austria; Bulgaria; Croatia; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Europe; Czech Republic; Russian Federation
The website provides short reports in English about the situation of Adult Education and Lifelong Learning for each of the member countries of the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA). The reports are structured as follows: Introduction Overview Politics and Law Future trends/key concerns/directions Structure overview Key Providers/Main [...]

Gabon
Gabon has opted to set up a national system for general access to information using computerrelated technologies. However, there is currently no plan in the education system to incorporate ICT into the administrative and teaching domains. This short Country Report, a result of a larger Survey of ICT in Education in Africa, provides a general overview of current activities and [...]

Mauritania
This study published in 2003 by UNESCO treats the Mauritanian education system and situation. It focuses on the analysis of the access to fundamental education esp. regarding early childhood and alphabetisation. Besides, it concentrates on the education policy and its possibility to influence current trends and develops a critical view on the education reform and a better [...]

Mauritania
The Mauritanian Ministry for National Education, Higher Education and Scientific Research provides on its website documents, laws and official decrees concerning the official higher education and scientific policy.

Mauritania
This website shows the official representation of the Mauritanian Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Scientific Research.

Congo
The document offers an overview of the Congolese education system with its single essential elements. Enriched with lots of statistics, it illustrates the general principles and objectives of Congolese education, especially regarding the overall educational policy, the legislation and the administration. In the course of that description, it shows the basic information in [...]

Congo
The Republic of Congo has developed an official ICT policy co-ordinated by the Committee for the Promotion of Information Technologies in Congo (COPTIC). One of the priorities is to set up a national plan for ICT infrastructure, the lack of which, along with the high cost of computer products and services, is hindering the development of ICT applications in several social [...]

Niger
The gouvernment of Niger has developed an official ICT policy. One of the priorities is to set up a national plan for ICT infrastructure, the lack of which, along with the high cost of computer products and services, is hindering the development of ICT applications in several social sectors, including education. This survey mentions the most important factors for implementing [...]

Niger
The official homepage of the ministry of national education of Niger presents the governmental activities in the single fiels of education, the legal set-up and administrative contacts and statistics concerning the ministry. Additionally, it offers an overview of the country\'s education system and its cooperation partners.

Peru
The Directorate of University Coordination (DCU) is an organism of the ministry of education which is entrusted with the task to check and to analyze the university situation in Peru to provide the top management with effective information and professional jugement and to promote spaces of dialogue about fundamental problems of higher education in Peru to reconcile the [...]

Botswana
The web site of the Ministry of Education and Skills Development of Botswana offers, besides news in regard of education, information for students, teachers, parents and enterprises. The homepage includes school directories, financing plans, description of courses of education, job vacancies etc. There are however just litte contents on the homepage.

Peru
The National Education Council (CNE) is a technical, specialized, consultative and autonomous organ which is subordinate to the ministry of education. Its task is to contribute to the formulation, the arrangement, the implementation and the evaluation of the national education project as well as to develop, together with the ministry of education, the medium- and long-term [...]

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 [...]

Peru
The Direction for Communal and Environmental Education (DIECA) has the tasks to foster, to analyse and to evaluate teaching in organisations of the civil society as well as to regulate and to coordinate environmental education in the community of education. This is effected by sustainable development, conservation, the use of ecosystems and the risk and prevention management [...]

Peru
The organisations, institutions and member networks of the Peruvian Campaign for the Right to Education (CPDE) exercise their membership in accordance with the principles of the CPDE. Those are the recognition of education as a fundamental human right whose application is guaranteed by the state, the approval of a public, inclusive and anti-discriminative education, the [...]

Peru
Coherencia is a political pedagogical institution which debates about problems and opportunities of the country. It was founded by and for citizens to achieve the productive transformation of persons and institutions through vocational training, participation and an impact on society. Coherencia consists of two independent organisations: the project Coherencia, which was [...]

Peru
The General Direction of Regular Basic Education is responsible for the formulation and the structured proposal of policies of education, of objectives, pedagogical strategies, norms and orientations in the national realm of early, primary and secondary education. It is dependent of the vice ministry of pedagogical management.

Peru
The task of the General Direction of Intercultural Bilingual and Rural Education (DIGEIBIR) is the contribution to the acquisition of educational quality and equality by using diversity as mean to make proposals and to gather knowledge in all levels and modalities of the system to respond to the necessities and demands of the multicultural and multilingual population of the [...]

Peru
The General Directory for Alternative Basic Education (DIGEBA) is a technical-pedagogical qualified management body. It elaborates norms, policies and proposes agreements for the best development and construction of alternative basic education. Furthermore, it guides the conversation process of centres and education programs for youth and adults, especially of autonomous [...]

Peru
The National Youth Office (SENAJU) is an organism of the Peruvian state under the direction of the ministry of education. It is the central institution for youth affairs in Peru. SENAJU is entrusted with the promotion, the coordination and the evaluation of policies, projects and programs which deal with youth affairs in the public or private sector. The aim of the office is [...]

Chile
The Centre for Continuing Education, Experimentation and Educational Research (CPEIP), a department of the Chilean Ministry of Education, has the task to develop, implement and evaluate programs which facilitate the professional development of teachers and managers relating to educational policies of the Ministry of Education. These programs are developed with regard to the [...]

Chile
The National Institute for Youth (INJUV) is an organism of the public service, which is entrusted with the design, the planning and the coordination of politics which deal with youth affairs. The INJUV orients its work on youth from 15 to 29, coordinating the public youth politics. It generates programs which foster the social inclusion and the respect for the rights of the [...]

Chile
The State universities of Chile have organized a consortium to create an authority, which ensures coordination, cooperation and complementation between the universities. Problem areas of public politics are identified and analysed, joint academical, administrative and economical programs are developed and the common use of available resources is organised by the consortium. [...]

Ethiopia
This is the web presence of the Ministry of Education od Ethiopia. On this website, diverse education and training based information and pages interconnecting educational networks are incorporated.

Kenya
The overall sector objectives are to ensure equitable access, attainment and achievement in education, science, research and technology. The MoEST seeks to mobilize resources for sustainable and efficient delivery of relevant educational research, technological and other educational services. Furthermore, MoEST seeks to mobilize resources for sustainable and efficient delivery [...]

Dominican Republic
The coalition for a worthy education is an efford for a unity of organisations and activists which want to achieve, with civil and pacifist actions, which match a good part of the LEY GENERAL DE EDUCACION 66-97, that 4% of the PIB of the national budget are allocated for education.

Dominican Republic
The National Institute for Teacher Formation and Competence (INAFOCAM) is a decentralized organ subordinate to the ministry of education. Its function is to coordinate the education offer, the competence, the actualization and the perfection of the educational staff on national level. The INAFOCAM is a counselling agency of the ministry of education in relation to the [...]

United States
The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is the nation’s leading public policy center dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America’s low-income families and children. NCCP uses research to inform policy and practice with the goal of ensuring positive outcomes for the next generation. It promotes family-oriented solutions at the [...]

Ghana
On Ghana\'s official governmental website you can find a directory of schools and universities as well as other information and articles on Ghana\'s education system.

Rwanda
The Inspectorate General of Education (IGE) was created to work out the standards of education and to control the implementation of the standards of education for the improvement of the quality of education to enable Rwandese to compete on the world market. The improvement is ensured at different levels (nursery, primary, secondary, vocational training, specialized education, [...]

Rwanda
Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Rwanda Chapter, is a non-profit membership organisation that brings together people interested in promoting female education in Rwanda. Since its inception in November 1997, FAWE Rwanda has broadened its scope of assistance in Education throughout the country. FAWE’s core mission is to work, together with its partners, to [...]

Rwanda
RENCP’s mandate is to serve as a body for NGO representation, information sharing and coordination. The 2010 RENCP work plan reflects this mandate as it includes, lesson-sharing field visits to member operating areas, an annual NGO workshop along a selected theme, and capacity building of local education NGOs to ensure sustainability, among other activities. Rwanda now [...]

Gambia
The Department of State for Education of Gambia is resolved to provide access to quality education to develop a computer literate and technologically competent populace with renewed emphasis on Science, Technology, Agriculture and the Arts in developing a productive and capable human resource base. On the homepage of the department, there is a `resource Center` with various [...]

Gambia
This Forum is designed for the community to discuss education related issues in order to provide intellectual, material, logistic and other support to individuals and institutions in need at all levels of education in the Gambia.

Rwanda
The Rwanda Education Commons (REC) aims to help Rwanda expand access to quality education through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). It hopes to realize this goal by improving the climate for collaboration in the use of ICTs in education, and by implementing activities that use ICTs to supplement teaching and learning. The REC aims to realize a [...]

Rwanda
The National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) ensures that all school curricula are well-understood and effectively used by teachers via regular visits to schools, training seminars to orient teachers, periodic reviews, research and evaluation of curricula. NCDC attaches great importance to ensuring continuing education and training and the encouragement of individual [...]

Rwanda
The establishment of the Teacher Service Commission (TSC) was constituted in March 2006, the responsible task force was charged with the task of studying, examining and recommending the institutional structure, management and legal context of the proposed TSC whose role is to deal with the development and management of teachers in Rwanda. As a Government body responsible [...]

Uganda
The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) is a statutory agency, a supervisor for quality and relevant higher education established under the "Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001" to regulate higher education and to guide the country in the establishment of institutions of higher learning as well as ensure that quality and relevant education is [...]

Uganda
The Education Department equips the people with knowledge, attitude, values, and skills for Christian living. Its goal is to empower the Church for the provision of holistic education services. The Education Department oversees 55 Pre-primary Schools, 4,904 church-founded Primary Schools, 460 Secondary Schools, 50 post-Primary schools, including Vocational Training Schools, [...]

Cameroon
The Cameroon General Certificate of Education Board is a para public establishment of an administrative nature under the tutelage of the Minister in charge of Secondary Education. Its mission is to organise the following examinations: the General Certificate of Education, Ordinary Level - General Subjects; the General Certificate of Education, Advanced Level - General [...]

Uganda
The Uganda Association of Private Vocational Institutions (UGAPRIVI) is an umbrella organization for Private Training Institutions formed to improve the quality and the image of private vocational institutions, and to strengthen this educational sector as a whole. Its main aim is to foster collaboration between private training institutions throughout the country and to [...]

Botswana
The collection of documents from the University of Botswana is on a great variety of topics. There are statistics on education, different university policies ans strategy papers.

Belgium
The Flemish Education Council(Vlor) is the official advisory body on the education and training policy of the Flemish Community. Representatives of all the different stakeholders in education and training meet in the Vlor. Together they look for ways to further improve education and training in Flanders via recommendations. The English website only provides basic information [...]

Botswana; Kenya; Lesotho; Malawi; Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia; Seychelles; South Africa, Republic; Swaziland; Tanzania; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe; Southern Africa; East Africa; Angola
The Southern and Eastern Africa Consortium for Monitoring Educational Quality (SACMEQ) consists of 16 Ministries of Education in Southern and Eastern Africa: Angola,Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. SACMEQ´s mission is to undertake integrated research [...]

Estonia
The Estonian Ministry of Education and Research offers general information about the contents and goals of the country concerning the field of education policy and science research. Besides, in the sectors education, research, language, youth, ministry and minister, the website presents details on political conditions and laws, funding processes, programmes, statistics, [...]

Montenegro
The Montenegrin Ministry of Education and Research offers general information about the contents and goals of the country concerning the field of education policy, education system and details from the single educational sectors. Furthermore, the website adds laws, strategy papers and information about funding and scholarships, national and international projects and [...]

Cameroon
The Ministry for Secondary Education (MINESEC) was founded on december 8, 2004. Its principal mission is the development, implementation and evaluation of politics for general, technical and normal secondary education.

Cameroon
The Ministry for Sports and Physical Education (MINSEP) has the task to develop, implement and evaluate sport policies and policies for physical education. In concrete terms, this means, relative to education, that it conceptualizes strategies and development schedules for sports and physical education, that it generates education programs for physical education in the [...]

Africa
The purpose of the NEPAD ICT programme is to accelerate development of ICT infrastructure and ICT skills in Africa. It is also intended to bridge digital divide in Africa and between Africa and the rest of the world . The e-Africa Commission was created in 2001 and adopted as an ICT Task Team by NEPAD in 2002. It is responsible for developing policies, strategies and [...]

Denmark; Sweden; Finland; Norway; Iceland; Greenland; Faroe Islands; Northern Europe
Nordic inter-governmental co-operation on research and education is headed up by the education and research ministers, who make up the MR-U. The role of the Nordic Council of Ministers for Education and Research is to help ensure that the Nordic Region retains a leading position as a knowledge and skills region. Nordic co-operation involves Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway [...]

Cameroon
The minister of secondary and higher education and scientific research is charged, in relation to the according ministries, with the elaboration, the implementation and the follow-up of secondary and higher education and of scientific research in conformity with the orientations defined by the Supreme Council for the Restauration of Democracy.

Algeria
The Regional Conference of the Centre (CRC) of Algeria includes 45 higher education institutions, 13 of which are universities, 4 university centres, 15 National schools, 2 Ecoles normales supérieures, 2 preparatory schools, 7 research centres and 2 research units. The CRC acts as administrator and meeting plac of those institutions and its task is to participate in the [...]

Algeria
The Ministry for Higher Education and Scientific Research (MESRS) proposes changes on the field of higher education and assures their application in conformity with the law. Within the realm of applicable law and reglementations, the ministry aims at the studying of organisation and development measures on the different levels of higher education necessary for a global [...]

Algeria
The main objectives of the Regional Conference for Eastern Universities (CRUE) are the development of networks for higher education insitutions, ways and means of education of regional development and scientific information networks, reglementations with regard to pedagogic, sciences and administration and regional commissions for the evaluation of new offers of graduate and [...]

Morocco
Moroccan Education And Resource Network (MEARN) is a Morocco-based non-profit organization founded by Moroccan educators for the empowerment of all Moroccan children and youth. By providing access to quality education, information and knowledge for the transformation of the Moroccan educational system, MEARN is preparing the youth of Morocco to effectively enter the 21st [...]

Austria
The sphere of competence for education and labour market of the IWI carries out studies and reports about the themes "educational system and - policy", "formation and further education", "entrepreneurship", "labour market" and "gender mainstreaming". A focal point of research deals with the problematic of disadvantaged target groups in advanced vocational training and [...]

Netherlands
The ISI is the largest international scientific society on the fields of statistics with approx. 5000 members from all over the world. The ISI unites the expertise in the sectors mathematical-statistical methods, evaluation methods, information technology, official statistics and formation on a global level. The goal of ISI is to develop and to improve statistical methods and [...]

Europe; Belgium
The European Association for Education Law and Policy (ELA) is an independent association, with its head office in Antwerp. Its infrastructure is provided for by the University of Antwerp. ELA aims to encourage progress in educational rights by promoting the right to education as a right, by elaborating education law as a discipline and by actively supporting every serious [...]

Morocco
The Superior Council for Education is an institutional organ which is consulted on account of education and formation reforms. It gives it`s opinion on all issues of national interest which deal with the sectors education and formation, conducts global evaluations of the national education and formation system (institutional, pedagogical and resource-based evaluation) and [...]

Netherlands
The Netherlands Youth Institute (Dutch: Nederlands Jeugdinstituut) is the Dutch national institute for compiling, verifying and disseminating knowledge on children and youth matters, such as youth care, parenting support and child education. The Netherlands Youth Institute`s main aim is to improve the physical, cognitive, mental and social development of children and young [...]

France; Francophone Countries
The RESF is a network which is composed of collectives, association movements, union movements, political support and of persons which are fighting against the estrangement of foreign children whose parents are estranged because they have no residence permit. The network has a strong internet presence; information about the different regions of France, about the RESF and [...]

Europe
The "European Network for Education and Training e.V.", shortly EUNET, is a network for European educational-facilities. The network consists of Non-Governmental-Organisations that inform, educate or in any other way spreads the European Idea to teenagers and adults. EUNET has the goal to intensify the experience-exchange, to increase the quality of the offers, to [...]

Denmark
FFD is the national organizing body of the 80 Danish Folk High Schools. Each an independent, non-governmental institution with 50-200 adult students. FFD develops and maintains political and professional relations with the Government and partners, both at the national and international levels. The purpose of FFD is to work for the idea of the folk high school and to create [...]

Belgium
The education server of the German-speaking community belongs to the department "Teaching, Training and Occupation" of the ministry of the German-speaking community. Therefore, its tasks and fields of activities share information and hints in the domains of pedagogic subjects, teaching organization, teachers’ subjects, vocational training and further education, [...]

Slovak Republic
The Slovak ministry for education, science, research and sport presents information about the Slovak education system, about regional education and its financing as well as about the Slovak program for lifelong learning.

Latvia
The Ministry is the leading state administration institution in the field of education and science, as well as in the fields of sports and official language policy, and it is responsible for the development of draft legislative acts regulating the relevant fields and draft policy planning documents and for the supervision of the implementation of the policy in the state [...]

Luxemburg
The higher education documentation and information centre (CEDIES) is a service provided by the ministry for culture, higher education and research. Its offers are adressed to grammar school pupils, future students, students and persons who want to resume their higher education. The CEDIES: * offers information and advices concerning higher education in Luxembourg and on [...]

Finland
The finnish Folk High School Association supervises the educational policy, works on the networking of folk high school and on their development and improvement, ensures international cooperation and publishes the Kansanopisto magazine (available only in Finnish). There is a search function for short and long courses as well as for folk high schools in Finland. The link "Folk [...]

Finland
The Finnish National Board of Education (FNBE) is the national agency subordinate to the Ministry of Education. The FNBE has a wide range of tasks related to the development of education all through pre-primary and basic education, general upper secondary education, vocational education and training, formal adult education and training, liberal adult education (incl. folk high [...]

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, [...]

Austria
The ´Bundesinstitut für Bildungsforschung, Innovation und Entwicklung des österreischischen Schulwesens´ (Federal institute for education research, innovation and development of the Austrian school system) was commissioned by the federal ministry of education to draw up a pilot version for a national education report. The now published report includes in its first volume [...]

Spain
The Fédération espagnole d\'associations de professeurs de français (FEAPF) brings together the associations of teachers of French throughout Spain at every educational level. It coordinates the associations nationally and ensures their representation on the international stage. Its work is structured along three lines: educational politics, training and the dissemination [...]

Russian Federation
This report to the UN about the Russian education system is a midterm summary on the modernisation programm adopted in 2001. It comprises the following chapters 1. Educational Policy of Russia at the present stage 2. Analysis of the educational system status and educational policy priorities at different levels 3. Youth policy 4. International cooperation

Ukraine
Ukraine-Analyses regularly publishes analyses of the recent political, economic and social developments in Ukraine. One sub-topic is education and science. The authors are international scientist and experts. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Russian Federation; Moldova; Latvia; Lithuania; Estonia; Belarus; Uzebekistan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Kyrgyzstan; Kazakhstan; Georgia; Azerbaijan; Ukraine; Armenia
The Publication Server of the University of Tübingen provides this paper about the relation of social inequalities and education in the Soviet Union.

Kyrgyzstan
This report is prepared by the Kyrgyz ministry of education in 2008 in the framework of implementation of international obligations of the Kyrgyz Republic on realization of the Global Programmes such as “Education for All” and “Millennium Development Goals”, the UN Literacy Decade, UN Decade on Education for sustainable development. The report is also based on the [...]

Kyrgyzstan
This report published in 2005 on demand of the German Academic Exchange Service analyses in detail the kyrgyz university system. It has a focus on international cooperations and the potential for the export of German degree programmes.

Ukraine
In the section "Foreign and European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about Ukraine provides a brief introduction to the current developments and problems in education in Ukraine. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Kyrgyzstan
This report published by teh Kyrgyz ministry of education presents the state and development of the Kyrgyz system of higher education between 1991 and 2001 - type and number of institutes, number of students, international agreements and government/reform programmes.

Eastern Europe; Europe; East Asia; South-East Asia; Pacific Rim; South Asia; South America; Caribbean; Central Europe; Middle East; North Africa; Africa South of the Sahara; Egypt; Kosovo; Nepal; Syria; China; Jordan; Azerbaijan
This report is published by the International Labour Organization (ILO). It offers a comparative overview on the labour market situation for young people worldwide. The focus is to detect reasons for youth unemployment and youth poverty inspite of work. One of the principal findings is that a global deficit of decent work opportunities has resulted in a situation in which [...]

Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Turkmenistan; Tajikistan; Uzebekistan
The European External Action Service shortly presents the EU cooperation with the Central Asian countries within the field of education.

Kyrgyzstan
The German ministry of the exterior roughly informs about the Cultural and Education policies of Kyrgyzstan.

Uzebekistan
The official site of the Ministry of Public Education in the Republic of Uzbekistan delivers information about the education system in Uzbekistan in three languages. The English version is not very developed, though. Still, in the chapter "Basic Indicators" you will find basic statistical data about the Uzbek education system.

Uzebekistan
The Usbek Embassy in Germany presents an overview over Science and Education in Usbekistan.

Uzebekistan
The page of the Usbec ministry of education informs about the education system. An English version of the site is available but it contains few information in comparison to the Usbek and Russian versions. Chosing the latter you can download school books from ЭЛЕКТРОННАЯ [...]

Uzebekistan
The Usbek Embassy to the United States presents the education system of Uzbekistan. It has a focus on research institutes.

Yemen; Sudan; Suriname; Zambia; Swaziland; Zimbabwe; Sweden; Switzerland; Syria; Taiwan; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; Togo; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; San Marino; Sao Tome and Principe; Tunisia; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; Senegal; Turkmenistan; Turks and Caicos Islands; Tuvalu; Serbia; Seychelles; Uganda; Sierre Leone; Ukraine; Singapore; United Arab Emirates; Slovak Republic; United Kingdom; Slovenia; Solomon Islands; United States; Somalia; Uruguay; Virgin Islands of the United States; South Africa, Republic; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Vatican City; Republic of Korea; Venezuela; Spain; Vietnam; Western Sahara; Sri Lanka
The site of the US American Directory of State Universities offers an online encyclopedia on education. The chapter "Global Education References" delivers statistical data and texts on education systems in different countries.

Switzerland
Purpose of the Swiss document server education (edudoc.ch) is to collect in electronic form the documents from the fields of educational policy, education administration, educational planning and to make it available for the education research and development in Switzerland.

Tajikistan
The report from 2007 provides mapping of progress towards the achievement of the EFA (Education for all) goals. It identifies the greatest challenges and examines the efforts of government, international agencies, donors, and civil society with regards to the achievement of the six goals. The text provides basic data about education in Tadjikistan, describes the government [...]

Moldova
The UNESCO International Bureau of Integration in 2007 carried out a workshop on Inclusive Education in Eastern and Southeastern Europe. The full text summarizes the results for Moldova. The first part presents the Moldovian discourse on Inclusive Education. The second part presents Inclusive Policies and Strategies, wheras the third part describes corresponding examples and [...]

Moldova
The National Council on Accreditation and Attestation is an institution of central public administration on evaluation and accreditation of organizations in the field of science and innovations and attestation of scientific and scientific-pedagogical personnel of higher qualification. It gives out certificates on accreditation on the basis of which scientific institutes are [...]

Moldova
Der Link “Educational System” presents an overview of the Moldovan system of education. The other links are shown in English (and Russian), too but the contents only exist in Romanian. These are: News and events, about the ministry, modernisation of education, international cooperation, normative acts and publications, quality education in rural areas, press releases, [...]

Moldova
This exhaustive report by the National Office for Statistics delivers data on all segments of education for the years 2008/09. The full text has a table of contents in English.

Africa
INHEA presents overall information on higher education in African countries. Among others country profiles, bibliographies, lists of links to relevant actors.

Argentina
The Red Educación, Trabajo, Inserción Social (redEtis) produces and disseminates knowledge on the current Latin American discussions and policies about education, work and social inclusion. It serves as a bridge between policy makers, practitioners and researchers that facilitates co-operation and networking. The site offers research reports on the situation of education [...]

Europe
EQAVET is a community uniting 33 member states, diverse social partners and the European Commission in order to promote European collaboration in the fields of developing and improving quality assurance in VET. To reach this aim, EQAVET makes use of the European Quality Assurance Reference Framework. The website informs about EQAVET members, network activities, European policy [...]

Ivory Coast
The INP-HB was established as an Ivorian umbrella organisation for higher education institutions and vocational schools in the fields of business, technical, geological and administrative education. The institute intends to mediate between education policy and its practice and aims to improve the quality of professional qualifications in order to strengthening the Ivorian [...]

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 [...]

Republic of Korea
The website offers an extensive full text about the education system im South Korea, special material for foreigners to explain the education system (tour package) as well as publications on specific aspects of the education system.

Korea, Democratic People's Republic
The site provides extensive information about North Korea, based on studies of the Library of Congress dating from the 1990s. The description of the education system contains the followings chapters: the theme and method of education, primary and secondary schools, social education, higher education and education for adults.

Uzebekistan
This portal of the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan gives information about the secondary and higher education system. Most of the information is only available in the native language.

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 [...]

Austria
Insight, the web base for information and communication technologiy (ICT) at schools, provides access to several country reports (full texts, summaries). This report on the situation of ICT in Austria outlines responsibilities and tasks regarding the development of curricula, school reforms and educational policy-making in Austria, as well as the actual implementation of ICT [...]

Poland
This brief outline of the situation of information and communication technology (ICT) at schools in Poland has not been updated since 2003: it was delivered for the Insight website on ICT and schools. The author briefly sketches the objective of leading Poland towards the EU Lisbon Strategy for a knowledge-based society, and illustrates that owing to the decentralised [...]

Spain
The country report on Spain refers to the specific region of Catalonia as the education system is decentralised: apart from providing references to general curricula, it outlines successful internet platforms for teachers (communication, exchange of digital resources) and strategies and objectives, which are put into practice by the autonomous schools in their respective areas [...]

Belgium
The Insight web base for information and communication technology ( ICT) at schools provides access to country reports regarding ICT policy and implementation. This report for the Flemish speaking community of Belgium deals with the current guidelines in the context of the educational reform plans in Belgium. Besides, it focuses on the curriculum in relation to ICT, digital [...]

Greece
The Insight web base for information and communication technology at schools provides this country report on Greece, focusing on the strategic implementation of ICT within the school curricula and school organisations in Greece. The report highlights the role and functions of the Greek School Net, with its communicative functions, and opportunities for self-organised forms of [...]

Italy
The Insight web base on schools and information and communication technology (ICT) provides this country report on the integration of ICT into the school and education system in Italy. Priority is given to the description of educational reform bills and to programmes and projects. While current educational reform has led to an extension of compulsory education, thus including [...]

Netherlands
This brief country report illustrates the situation of ICT at schools in the Netherlands, where school autonomy and decentralisation have been introduced, hence the schools are responsible for expenditure and implementation of ICT-related objectives, and the national curriculum provides a frame. The government also networks expertise, and the report lists numerous relevant [...]

Norway
This comprehensive and well-structured overview of the situation of information and communication technology in Norway focuses on ICT in the education system as well as taking its broader use into perspective. It addresses strategies, implementation, financing, monitoring and evaluation, teacher trainning, and e-inclusion, that is measures targeting the accessibility of ICT [...]

Hungary
The country report on the situation of information and communication technologies at schools in Hungary is part of the Insight web base on ICT at schools. It focuses on recent educational policy reforms, particularly the national core curriculum introducing information technology as a knowledge area taught in specific courses as well as the use of electronic learning resources [...]

United Kingdom
As part of the Insight web base on school and information and communication technology (ICT), this comprehensive country report illustrates present day educational policy and strategies in the United Kingdom. Apart from outlining the structure of authorities concerned with education and monitoring educational quality, the document provides a detailed description of projects [...]

Portugal
This report on the situation of ICT in Portugal, published within the framework of the Insight web base on information and communication technology at schools, outlines action programmes and bodies responsible for respective strategies, objectives and implementation. While the school curricula are decentralised, certain recommendations apply to teaching ICT competencies and [...]

Lithuania
Insight, the web base on information and communication technology at schools, provides this document on the situation of ICT in the Lithuanian school system. Following a detailed description of responsibilities in school education policy, particular projects (funded by the EU) such as the project addressing pupils with special needs or the safer internet campaign are [...]

United Kingdom; England; Wales
In 2016, the ‘National Institute of Adult Continuing Education’ (NIACE) and the ‘Centre for Economic & Social Inclusion’ (CESI) formed the new \'Learning and Work Institute\'. This policy and research organisation is dedicated to lifelong learning, full employment and inclusion. Thematical areas include \'Life and Society\', \'Work and Careers\', \'Improving the [...]

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.

Europe
PreLex, the database on inter-institutional procedures follows the major stages of the decision-making process between the Commission and the other institutions: stage of the procedure; decisions of the institutions; persons' names; services responsible; references of documents .etc, and monitors the works of the various institutions involved (European Parliament, Council, [...]

Africa
The Association for the Development of Education in Africa maintains several working groups on educational issues in Africa, including education sector analysis, distance and open learning, informal learning, learning material, early childhood education, higher education in Africa. A biennial conference is held, and publications can be searched and accessed from the database [...]

Europe; Austria; Belgium; Cyprus; Czech Republic; France; Greece; Hungary; Italy; Netherlands; Lithuania; Norway; Spain; Portugal; Slovenia; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; United Kingdom
Insight, the web knowledge base for using information and communication technology at schools, offers this search option for country reports, accessible as full texts or summaries of varying dates. These country reports focus on the implementation of ICT at schools, the role of ICT in the curriculum, assessment of ICT competencies, provision of ICT resources and evaluation of [...]

Trinidad and Tobago
The website offers general information about the education system, a school directory and special sections for teachers, parents and pupils.

Anguilla
The website informs about policy guidelines of the department, the structure of education management and lists the primary and secondary schools of the island.

Grenada
The website of the ministry offers a school directory, information about programmes and projects and ministerial functions as well as documents for download.

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, [...]

United Kingdom; England; Wales
The Association of Colleges was created in 1996 as the single voice to promote the interests of further education colleges in England and Wales. The Association provides a broad range of services to its subscribers. It represents their interests locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

Japan
This short bibliography is an excerpt from the database of the "Specialized Information Network International Relations and Area Studies" (FIV-IBLK).

Japan
Japanese lifelong learning programmes for adults, despite their accomplishments and admirable objectives, require some significant improvements to fully realize their goals. This essay provides an overview of the principal features and problems of the Japanese system of lifelong learning for adults.

Japan
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology ( MEXT) is one of the most important ministries in Japan. Information, statistics, research projects and outcomes are presented here. The National Institute for Educational Policy Research of Japan is affiliated to MEXT.

Laos
The ministry of education of Laos offers some pieces of information about the education system, partly only in Lao.

Austria
The ministry is responsible for science and research and provides information about higher education and studying in Austria as well as current research topics. Gender aspects and international affairs are further focal themes.

Palau
This is the official site of the Ministry of Education, it provides information about the organisational structure of the ministry and school system in Palau.

Rwanda
This is the official site of the Ministry of Education. It provides general information about the education system and the strategic priorities of the government.

United Arab Emirates
This is the official site of the Ministry of Education with general information about the education system, education statistics and further links.

Maldives
This is the official Site of the Ministry of Higher Education Employment and Social Security, it provides information about labour market regulations, training and study opportunities as well as scholarships.

Iraq
This is the official site of the Kurdistan Regional Government\'s Ministry of Higher Education in Iraq. It provides information about the latest improvements at the universities in the region.

Equatorial Guinea
The site presents the targets of the five-year-programme to improve the education system in Equatorial Guinea.

Afghanistan
This site presents a five-year strategic benchmark to rise the level of education in Afghanistan. It comprises the following programmes: 1. primary and secondary education, 2. higher education, 3. skills development and 4. culture, media, and sport.

Afghanistan
This is the official site of the Afghan ministry of education. It provides information about the reconstruction of the education system. Most parts of the site are under construction.

Cook Islands
This is the official site of the Cook-Islands ministry of education. It provides information about the education system and provides numerous full text.

Myanmar
Myanmar\'s Ministry of Education offers pages on the country\'s school and higher education system, lists of schools and higher education institutions as well as news on education policy. However, information is scarce.

Europe
ENTEP exists to promote co-operation among European Union Member States regarding their teacher education policies in relation to initial, in- service and continuous professional development programmes, in order to: Develop opportunities to learn from each other by analysing and comparing policies and issues, as well as by sharing good practices; Promote the discussion and [...]

South Africa, Republic
This site from the South African Consulate General in New York represents in detail South Africa\'s education structures, education policy, language policy, the National Qualifications Framework, Curriculum 2005, education of learners with special needs, present education system, library and information services sectors.

Belgium
The English website of the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training mainly links you to Eurypedia information. Furthermore, it has a link to English publications by the Ministry as well as to a website for foreign students interested in studying in Flanders. The Dutch website provides general information about the respective education networks opearting in Flanders. [...]

Norway
This background report for the OECD-review of the Norwegian tertiary education system has been written by NIFU STEP, an independent research foundation, on behalf of the Ministry of Education and Research, January 2005. It describes among others the national context of higher education and the labour market tertiary education, gives an overall description of the tertiary [...]

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

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 [...]

Europe
www.education-economics.org is a forum to promote and disseminate research on the Economics of Education in Europe, provided by the European Expert Network on Economics of Education (EENEE). You will find detailed information by following the links of the menu on the left. EENEE is an EU Think Tank sponsored by the European Commission, Directorate General for Education and [...]

Europe
NESSE is still in a developmental phase (as of January 2007) therefore it has not yet its own website. Coordinator is the Institut National de Recherche Pédagogique (INRP) in France. Main aim of the mission is the improvement of policy development in Education and Continuing Education in Europe by constructing a stable and effective network of experts who are involved in [...]

Switzerland
Since the beginning of the nineties The Swiss Council for Educational Research (CORECHED has united the most important actors in Swiss educational research aiming at an improved cooperation between research, policy and administration.. Central task of CORECHED is a continuous inventory and evalution of educational research as well as the initiation of research projects at [...]

Saudi Arabia
The pages are part of "The Saudi Network". The link "Education in Saudi Arabia" leads to information on the education system of the country. It outlines educational policy and acknowledges national achievements in education. According to its own statement further development of the education sector belongs to the priority tasks of this OPEC state. The respective pages include [...]

Bhutan
The Website of the Ministry of Education of Bhutan provides information about the ministry itself as well as a General Education Curriculum, information about the education structure and the number of schools.

Bulgaria
The website offers the respective country description taken from the following three publications: ´National System Overviews´: This series gives a brief but effective overview of the education systems in 31 countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Updated twice a year, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. [...]

Turkey
The website offers the respective country description taken from the following three publications: ´National System Overviews´: This series gives a brief but effective overview of the education systems in 31 countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Updated twice a year, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. [...]

China
The presentation in form of theses, facts and educational statistics is based on a lecture given by the lecturer in June 2005 in Bonn ( Germany). It deals above all with current developments in Chinese educational policies, in particular the introduction of the nine year compulsory school, the retreat of the state from educational financing and new political approaches in [...]

Belgium; Bulgaria; Denmark; Germany; England; Estonia; Finland; France; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Northern Ireland; Norway; Austria; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Scotland; Sweden; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; Hungary; United Kingdom; Wales; Cyprus; Europe
The information network on education in Europe, Eurydice has since 1980 been one of the strategic mechanisms established by the European Commission and Member States to boost cooperation, by improving understanding of systems and policies. Eurydice is an institutional network for gathering, monitoring, processing and circulating reliable and readily comparable information on [...]

Swaziland
Focal point of this page is a portfolio of responsibilities of the Ministry of Education. It comprises all the levels and areas of the education system from early childhood education to vocational training or to studies at the University of Swaziland. Various links lead to detailed information on educational issues. It also includes an overview on the national education system.

India
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)works through two departments, i.e. Department of School Education & Literacy (responsible for Elementary, Secondary, Adult, Vocational Education and Teacher Education) and Department of Higher Education (for University and Higher Education, Technical Education, Distance Learning, Language Education). You will find access to [...]

Iceland
The Education Gateway is am information system for teachers, pupils, and researchers concerned with finding information on the Nordic education system on the net. Although most of the site is in Icelandic only, an English version provides an overview of the objectives and central features (information resources on schools and national curricula, special needs education, and [...]

Iceland
The site lists titles of official documents published by the Ministry of Education, which can be accessed as pdf files. Apart from national issues in education, the papers cover international aspects such as the co-operation with other Nordic countries and the EU, and OECD.

Iceland
The website prints the full text of the Compulsory School Act dating from 1995 as school attendance is mandatory for children between six and sixteen years of age. Moreover, the navigation bar provides access to the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science home page, a site listing publications, and further acts issued by the Ministry.

Turkey
The web site portrays the Girls' Education campaign the Ministry of Education and UNICEF launched in June 2003 in order to augment the number of girls enrolled in primary schools in the Eastern provinces of Turkey. The site lists figures proving a gap between boys ' and girls' enrolment in primary schools, and barriers to girl education,. It also describes the campaign [...]

Turkey
The article discusses the Millennium Development Goals, particularly the goal towards a universal primary education, in the light of girls\' education in Turkey. Statistical figures display a close connectioin between school enrolment and financial status and a strong difference between the West and Eastern regions of Turkey. While progress in the enrolment of girls has been [...]

Australia
The Age is Victoria's leading broadsheet newspaper. The education section provides access to the current edition's articles on educational topics. Older editions can be searched. Editions from up to eight days ago are accessible for free, but a charge applies to view the full text of older articles.

Australia
This glossary provided by the Queensland Department of Employment and Training includes terms and abbreviations likely to be found in educational and training publications on Australia. The focus is on vocational education and training.

Switzerland
The web site is a plattform aimed at the development of foreign language teaching in the German speaking Cantons of Switzerland. It provides information on the official education directors' conference policy Canton decisions, and practical experiences with early foreign language teaching.

Switzerland
The Swiss Act on Vocational Education regulates the cooperation of the State, Cantons and training institutions. The following aspects are addressed: basic vocational training, higher vocational education, further vocational training, qualifications and degrees. Particular emphasis was put on the introduction of equal opportunities measures for less privileged school leavers, [...]

Australia
"The Australian Information and Communications Technology in Education Committee (AICTEC) is a cross-sectoral, national committee responsible for providing advice to all Australian Ministers of Education and Training on the economic and effective utilisation of online technologies in Australian education and training." Its website offers information on the AICTEC and its [...]

Australia
"The Australian adult literacy website by the Department of Education, Science and Training contains key information about Australian adult literacy activity and links to a range of additional programme, professional development, resource, and research sites."

United Kingdom
The Department for Education publishes official documents (white papers, green papers, strategy papers) on this site. Documents can be downloaded or ordered online. The publications can be filtered by keyword, topic, publication type, etc.

United States
Formelry "The National Association of Child Care Resources & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA)", Child Care Aware is a national network of more than 850 child care resource and referral centers (CCR&Rs) located in every state and most communities across the US. CCR&R centers help families, child care providers, and communities find, provide, and plan for affordable, quality child [...]

Australia
"Over the past decade there has been considerable community concern that boys in Australian schools are not achieving as well as possible. Some areas of concern for boys compared to girls are their lower literacy achievement, lower school retention and lower levels of participation in higher education. To help those boys who are not achieving in school, the Australian [...]

United States
The Alliance for Early Childhood Finance is dedicated to seeking more rational financing of early care and education in America through inquiry, analysis and communication among early care and education policy activists. Reports and analysis are available to download. Links to related organisations and further information in the field.

United States
The AACTE is a national voluntary organization of colleges and universities that prepare the nation's teachers and other educational personnel, based in Washington. AACTE is dedicated to innovation in and reforms of teacher education. Publisher of the Journal of Teacher Education (JTE), Newsletter "AACTE briefs". Reports, CD tapes and further data can be obtained. The website [...]

Australia
The Australian Education Union (AEU) represents its members' interests over a wide range of matters including salaries and teaching and learning conditions. It has a membership of 155,000 educators including teachers and allied educational staff, principals and administrators mainly in government school and TAFE systems. Its website provides information on the union, its [...]

Australia
The website of the Department of Education and Training of New South Wales provides information about the department itself, its policies, services and programmes. It also provides access to information on public schools in NSW, TAFE (technical and further education) colleges, training and industry, adult education as well as to statistical data and reports.

India
The UNICE web site on education in India summarises the present state of primary education in India. After a rise in girl's literacy from 1991 to 2001, a high level of illiteracy persists due to social and regioinal obstacles to the "education for all" pollicy. The page also provides links to current UNICEF education actions in India, and to case studies.

India
The UNICEF web site provides information on girls' education in India, and portrays the living circumstances of a girl in an impoverished region. Numerous links lead to information concerning the access to education for girls, also in other countries such as Somalia and Niger. Moreover, the web site offers links to UNICEF programmes related to the improvement of girl education.

Ireland
The NDP is an investment plan for Ireland, which involves an investment of public, private and EU funds over the period 2000-2006. The Plan involves significant investment in health services, social housing, education, roads, public transport, rural development, industry, water and waste services, childcare and local development. This website provides information on the NDP, [...]

China
This list of links on educational planning was compiled by China Internet Information Center. The following documents are offered in full texts: Government Work Report on Education; Report on the Outline of the 10th Five-year Plan for National Economic and Social Development on Education; Reform measures in Education; Action Scheme for Invigorating Education Towards the 21st [...]

India
The National Education Policy for India is grounded in a paper dated 1968, which has since been amended several times.

Dominican Republic
The website of the Organisación de Estados Iberoamericanos para la Educación, la Sciencia y la Cultura (OEI) informs about the education system of the Dominican Republic. In a first section, the organisation of the education system is presented, the second section includes educational legislation, the third section contains education statistics, the forth section comprises [...]

Asia; Bangladesh; Bhutan; Afghanistan; Papua New Guinea; Maldives; India; China; Malaysia; Thailand; Indonesia; Nepal; Pakistan; Philippines; Mongolia; Myanmar; Iran; Sri Lanka; Cambodia; Laos; Vietnam; Pacific Rim
The site introduces the subject by listing the per centage of literacy in around twenty countries in the Asian-Pacific region. Each country can be accessed individually, moreover, it is possible to search publications, material on the literacy programme and the "Education for All" project of the UNESCO.

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 [...]

United Kingdom
This web site is part of the National Foundation for Education Research surveys and summarises the results of the 2004 annual survey of primary education. Head teachers were questioned on trends in education, focussing on aspects of school administration and budgeting. For the first time, curriculum issues were addressed in the survey. The head teachers expressed their wish [...]

Austria
The Austrian National Students Union (ÖH) is based on federal law - the Hochschülerschaftsgesetz. It is the only recognised representation of all students at Austrian Universities and Academies of education. ÖH is financially, administratively and politically independent and represent students politically and administratively on the level of subject, faculty, university and [...]

Bulgaria
This basic information of the Federal Foreign Office in Germany offers an overview on cultural and educational policy of this country and provides a rough sketch regarding the education system, teaching of foreign languages and the fields of science and research as well as of art and literature.

Poland
This basic information of the Federal Foreign Office in Germany offers an overview on cultural and educational policy of this country and provides a rough sketch regarding cultural, educational and science policy.

Slovenia
This basic information of the Federal Foreign Office in Germany offers an overview on cultural and educational policy of this country and provides a rough sketch regarding the education system and cultural policy.

Austria
This study authored by the bureau of social technology and evaluation research examines the effects the implementation of study fees has on the participation in studying and the studying behaviour of Austrian students. Within the framework of this examination the choice of subjects and orientation in the labour market is scrutinized, the forces for abandoning studies are as [...]

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.

Europe; Austria
"Kulturkontakt Austria" is in own words one of the biggest Centres of Competency for cultural education, mediation of culture in schools and beyond, and for educational and cultural cooperation in Middle, East, and Southeast Europe. The site contains among others: education management and quality assurance, new methods of teaching and learning, projects of art and culture in [...]

Venezuela; Venezuela
The respective homepage offers three focal points: resources, planning and educational policy. Information offers include the National Basic Curriculum, the World of Children and the Liceo Bolivariano. This website has been developed in cooperation between the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Science and Technology.

Austria
This education portal, published by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture offers access to federal and regional institutions of adult education, to consultation und information services, to the topics of continuation of education, women´s education and distance learning, to (online-) publications, an excerpt from the law on supporting adult education, [...]

Uganda
This website of the East African state provides information on the educational aims and the mission of education. Besides essential documents and news are available. The link "Strategic objectives" shows that access, equal opportunity and the provision of quality education play a central role in the implementation of educational policy in Uganda.

Japan
This website provides an overview of the development of the Japanese education system. Further links lead to a historical outline, schools and curricula (with statistical data), and a site describing the challenge of educational reform in terms of individualisation and internationalisation.

Japan
The project "Child Research Net" defines itself as a non profit organisation concerned with educational aspects in Japan. Its addressees are teachers, researchers, and young academics. It provides links to online publications on education related topics, an archive that can be searched for specific topics, a mailing list and a link list as well as a forum for discussion. The [...]

India
The website of the UNESCO New Delhi section presents an overview of the mid-term project "Education For All" (EFA, duration 2002-2007), which aims at establishing education as a basic human right. It describes the main objectives in innovation, diversification and quality maintenance, further links lead to other UNESCO activities, the library and publications.

Caribbean
The Caribbean Network of Educational Innovation for Development ( CARNEID), is one of five regional networks established by UNESCO to promote systematic contact among educational institutions in order to promote educational innovation and change. The network offers exchange of information, co-operation, consultative services and support for its members.

Tanzania
This website aims to raise the quality of education in Tanzania by means of modern technology. It was developed in 2002 as a project in co- operation between Tanzania Education and the Information Services Trust. Various links and a search engine offer information amongst other things about national educational policy and educational projects. The offer is supplemented by [...]

Peru; Latin America
Foro Educativo is an organisation of educational professionals in the field of education policy and research. It seeks to help improve the quality and equity of education by developing national and regional programs and initiatives in Peru, in cooperation with the public and private sector. Decentralisation in education policy is another import field of activities. The website [...]

Belarus
This homepage is subdivided into three columns: 1. Basic links; 2. Full texts on various issues of educational policy; 3. Up-to-date brief information. Substantial links are leading amongst other things to information on the education system, educational legislation, educational institutions and aspects of quality assurance in the educational sector.

Spain
This web site of the Education Ministry provides answers to all questions of higher education, from higher education law, study courses, admission, research to evaluation and quality control.

Kiribati
This text describes the plans for the development of the entire Kiribati education sector. Current statistical data are mentioned.

Japan
The website offers a survey of academic journals dealing with aspects of Asian education systems and policies. The journals are portrayed with respect to their mode of appearance and focus.

France
The website of the French Ministry of National Education provides an overview of the activities and educational constituents of the Ministry, information about the educational system including educational reports and statistics, information on educational policy and development (including official documents etc) and information for teachers (training, jobs etc). There used to [...]

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 [...]

Afghanistan
Among the "key issues" in the homepage there is also a topic "Education and Training" which links to 190 useful web resources about reconstruction of the Afghanistan education sector and current training programs.

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

France; Europe
Innova observes and analyses theoretical and practical developments in the field of innovations in the national education policies of the (15) EU-member states. The texts of the respective research and state-of- the-art reports, other publications and a bibliography are accessible via this homepage. General topics are: equal opportunities, learning of foreign languages, [...]

Ukraine
[Unfortunately, there is no English version of this website anmore since about 2015. You can have an idea of the ministry on an old English website as of about March 2015.] This website offers: information on the system of education in general and on the different levels and areas of education in particular; documents in full text on educational law and on issues of [...]

Cyprus
This Wiki presents structured information on 38 education systems in Europe, in this particular case a chart illustrating the organisation of education in Cyprus.

Puerto Rico
This web site provides a complex and detailed overview of development and current isues of education in Puerto Rico and the various offers of educational programs at many levels and in many educational fields. The homepage has the following main areas (buttons): mission and tasks of the Ministry (asuntos); organizational structure and responsibilities within the Ministry, [...]

Monaco
The Education Department of Monaco is a part of the Home Office. The hompage provides access to information texts about the tasks of the department (via button "informations générales"), about public and private schools ("les établissements"), about youth and youth policy ("la jeunesse") and about physical education and sports.

Senegal
This new portal intends to provide information about all issues of higher education in Senegal. Navigation points exist for the themes: education system, educational policy and programmes, educational administration, texts and reports, discussion list ("échange"), news from school life. Additionally the homepage offers links to a databank of educational institutions from [...]

Bangladesh
This website contains the information about MOE, structure of education, education system, education administration and management, and educational statistics of Bangladesh. This website also contains the information of the education sector development Program of Bangladesh. The various administrative bodies, the directorates for secondary and higher and for technical [...]

Philippines
PREGINET is a nationwide broadband network that links academic, research, and government institutions in the Philippines. It interconnects institutions for research and education activities and spearheads the development of applications on areas such as distance education and others. PREGINET facilitates interchange of research information, research and training, [...]

Chile
The web site provides information about a program for the amelioration of the secondary education sector, about technical vocational education and about the Project Montegrande with 51 liceos (secondary schools) participating in innovative initiatives.

Malta
The website offers the respective country description taken from the following three publications: ´National System Overviews´: This series gives a brief but effective overview of the education systems in 31 countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Updated twice a year, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. [...]

Nepal
This organization is the policy formulation and coordinating body for Technical Education and Vocational Training (TEVT) programs in Nepal. CTEVT formulates policies, ensures quality control, coordinates all the technical education and vocational training related stakeholders, provides services to facilitate technical education and vocational training programs to prepare and [...]

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.

Africa South of the Sahara; Cape Verde; Gambia; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Senegal; Sierre Leone
The UNESCO Regional Office for Education in Africa / Bureau régional de l\'UNESCO pour l\'éducation en Afrique (BREDA) in Dakar is the largest UNESCO Office in Africa. Established in 1970 to address educational planning issues in Africa South of the Sahara, BREDA, over years, extended its fields of action so much that it now covers not only other education sub-sectors but [...]

Benin; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Ivory Coast; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Mali; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierre Leone; Togo; Mauritania; Niger; Central African Republic; Congo; Guinea-Bissau; West Africa
ERNWACA-ROCARE was founded in 1989 as a network of educational researchers from 17 West and Central African countries. The network cooperates with education ministries, NGOs and universities of the respective countries concerning research projects but also giving advice and dealing with implementation of concepts etc. The website also provides a digital library with many [...]

Lebanon
The Lebanese Association for Educational Studies (LAES) is a non- governmental, non-profit society established in Beirut in 1995. Its thirty eight members (as of March 2003) are university members and/ or education experts from various fields: education, math education, language education, social studies education, curriculum, sociology of education, economy of education, [...]

Latin America; Caribbean
The Regional Office of Unesco for Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago de Chile provides on its homepage information about the following issues: programs and projects, activities and events, regional education statistics, publications and about the services of the Documentation Centre (data base, bibliographies). The menu point "laboratorio" offers texts about research [...]

Djibouti
The mission of the Centre is: applied research in education and didactics, information in the education field via educational radio and television and a bulletin, development of instructional programs, production of educational and didactical documents. The web site provides information about organization and personnel of the Centre, the projects realized until now and [...]

Uruguay
This department of the Education Ministry mainly has these functions: to promote the implementation of educational policy, to coordinate the entities of the administration at different levels, to collect statistical data, to enhance educational research, to organize further education courses etc.

Saint Lucia
Beside the self-description of the Ministry (organizational structure) the web site provides information about the school field (school system, examinations, admission and transfer, curriculum, teacher information) and human resource development (training opportunities, career guidance); additionally there are: statistical data, scholarship information, policy documents, i.e. [...]

Chile
This web site provides comprehensive and detailed information about basic education in Chile. Beside the general overview there are separate sites about rural basic education, intercultural and bilingual education and special needs education. Via the box at the right margin one can access new educational programs, curricula and other innovations; the link PME provides a [...]

Latvia
The Latvian National Observatory is part of the National Observatory network launched by the European Training Foundation in 1996. It identifies priorities and gives advise on policies for further development of vocational training in Latvia by collecting data on, and carrying out structured assessments of vocational education, training and labour market reform.- This website [...]

Slovak Republic
The Slovak National Observatory is part of the National Observatory network launched by the European Training Foundation in 1996. It identifies priorities and gives advise on policies for further development of vocational training in Slovakia by collecting data on, and carrying out structured assessments of vocational education, training and labour market reform.- This website [...]

Republic of Korea
The website of the ministry offers a detailed description of the education system in South Korea, gives information about education policy and educational programmes in the school and higher education sectors and provides education statistics and statistics on science and technology.

Spain
The Spanish educational inspection was created in order to guarantee a common management and administration of the education system and education policy in the State and the "Autonomous Communities" - the competencies and rights of these are laid down in the Constitution from 1978. The Inspectorate ensures that educational law with all prescriptions and contents is executed in [...]

Spain
Unfortunately, the web site of this "School Council" doesn't provide any description of its tasks. The links on the homepage give access to texts about the organizational structure of the Council and its legal bases (which obviously define the Council's participation in the formulation of education policy in the country). The link "informes" provides annual reports of the [...]

Scotland; United Kingdom
"Founded in 1847 The Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) is the oldest teaching union in the world. EIS priorities in trade union work are a commitment to high standards of education and to a society which offers young people the best opportunities in education, training as well as social and cultural development. In addition to its professional role, the Institute has [...]

Spain
This online-journal is edited by the Education Ministry and reports on the current developments in Spanish education policy. Further columns are: opinions, experiences, publications of books and resources, services like the texts of educational legislation and a job market. The numeral in the URL (here 725) indicates the issue number - the menu point "Otros numeros" provides [...]

France; Europe
This text presents the most important organizations of the European Union in the field of education, to the European action programs and to various texts about a common European education policy, e. g. recognition of diploma and the construction of a European higher education space.

Switzerland
The BCH/FPS supports its members in the realization of the challenges in the training system and represents their requests on Swiss federal level. It works project-oriented with authorities, federations and other institutions, coordinates the parliamentary agency of the interests of vocational training on Swiss level and engages itself in particular for fields of activity and [...]

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, [...]

Europe; Europe
This website provides link lists about current developments in European education and training policy, EU documents and legal issues in this area.

Mongolia
This is the country report of the Mongolian coordinator in the framework of the activity "Education for All - Assessment 2000" based on the World Declaration "Basic Education for All" launched in Jomtien/Thailand in 1990. Respective measures are financed by international organizations, e. g. Unesco and World Bank. This analysis offers an overview on state and perspectives of [...]

Mongolia; Mongolia
In this policy document, available as a text in pdf-format, the Minister of Science, Technology, Education and Culture of Mongolia , Ayurzana Tsanyid, analyses some basic problems of education in his country and identifies strategies for solving cardinal problems.

Tanzania
The national website of the United Republic of Tanzania - section education - provides basic information about the structure of its education and training system, the ministries concerned, its bilingual policy (English and Kiswahili) and education reforms. An address list compiles stakeholders and institutions (national institutes, councils, commissions; university level [...]

Finland
Legal information, resolutions or statements of the Finnish government, e. g. in the field of education can be searched here (documents, speeches and press releases sorted by years/months/days.).

Denmark
This publication presents the action plan Better Education - launched by the Danish Government. Acces to the full text or to the table of contents and selected chapters.

Venezuela
INCE is the leading and central organization of professional education in Venezuela and subordinate to the Education Ministry. It is responsible for the entire planning and implementation of vocational education policy and for the promotion of human capital training in certain economic sectors of the labour market. The homepage shows a text about the function of the institute.

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 [...]

Asia; Pacific Rim
The aim of this Programme is to identify and stimulate innovative activities and co-operative action among the Member States, with a view to encouraging systematic experimentation and accelerating the adoption of educational innovations in response to problems of development, to assist Member States in respective national programmes and to enhance the cooperation between the [...]

Ireland
CESI has as its general aim the promotion of information technology in education. Information on CESI and the government efforts to implement IT in education (links to reports). Information on schools and IT and European IT partner projects. Links to directory of school websites, related educational sites and centres. Archive with research reports.

Panama
The link "indice" provides full texts (pdf-files) about all levels and types of education in the country: socio-political background (policy, economy, state, administration, legislation, linguistic situation); history of education; legal basis and structure of the education system; educational administration and allocation of competencies; financing of education; initial [...]

Chile
The link "indice" provides full texts (pdf-files) about all levels and types of education in the country: socio-political background (policy, economy, state, administration, legislation, linguistic situation); history of education; legal basis and structure of the education system; educational administration and allocation of competencies; financing of education; initial [...]

Argentina
The link "indice" provides full texts (pdf-files) about all levels and types of education in the country: socio-political background (policy, economy, state, administration, legislation, linguistic situation); history of education; legal basis and structure of the education system; educational administration and allocation of competencies; financing of education; initial [...]

Honduras
The link "indice" provides full texts (pdf-files) about all levels and types of education in the country: socio-political background (policy, economy, state, administration, legislation, linguistic situation); history of education; legal basis and structure of the education system; educational administration and allocation of competencies; financing of education; initial [...]

Latin America; Caribbean
The Bank was established in December of 1959 to help accelerate economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean; this is done by mobilizing resources for the region (using own capital, fund raising, supplementing private investment). The education website provides information about the work and projects of the Bank.

Latin America; Caribbean; North America
This unity of OAS is responsible for the areas of education, social development, labour market and employment policies and culture. It coordinates the programs of the member countries and helps to formulate the respective policies. The URL which provides the current working plan in English language is: http://www.oas.org/udse/ ingles2004/ frameset. html

Sweden
Background report (84 pages) from the Swedisch Ministry of Education and Science for the OECD, in conjunction with their participation in the project ´Thematic Review of Early Childhood Education and Care´ 1998-2000.

Dominican Republic
The mission of the Ministry of Education (MINERD) is to regulate the Dominican education system according to the education laws and thus guarantee the equal right to quality education for every Dominican. This is possible by means of the formation of liberal, critical and creative Dominicans which are capable of participating and constructing a free, democratic, participative, [...]

Solomon Islands
The homepage contains a short description of the ministry of education. Also, it informs about activities of the VSA on the Solomon Islands and about vacancies with the VSA, the partner organisation.

Djibouti
The website of the Education Ministry provides: texts of educational law and regulations, detailed statistical tables of pupil and teacher numbers and educational funding, a short overview of the school system, including a map with links to individual schools, texts concerning educational programs and planning and an access point to examination requirements at all educational [...]

Macao
The website of the Education Department is under construction; at time being (Dec. 2002) links to full texts are available concerning: the structure of the Macao education system, educational law and two links to "education in figures".

France; Europe
This international institute regards itself as an experienced and innovative service provider in elaborating educational policy, the evaluation of educational reforms and the provision of education and training programs at European, national and institutional level. The focus of its work is education policy in a European context. The website compiles information about the [...]

Denmark
The action plan 'Better Education' published by the Danish government in 2002, should strengthen the proficiency and competence level in upper secondary education, in higher education and in adult and further education and continuing training. Access to the whole publication without or with illustration, the publication as PDF- file and to the table of contents.

Denmark
The site was established in 2002 by the danish Children's Culture Council and presents extensive information on all aspects of children and culture. In danish only.

United States; United States
A list of URL's to each State Department of Education's website.

United States
CTA is a teacher organization that represents and serves more than 330, 000 members - consisting of teachers and other education employees in California. Comprehensive information offer on e.g. training, legal services, quality education, higher education. Link to the Student California Teachers Association's ( SCTA), the own magazine "California Educator" (online features, [...]

United States
The NCTQ has its origins in the 'Teacher Quality Initiative', a joint project of the 'Education Leaders Council' and the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation. NCTQ is a nonprofit organization devoted to the pursuit of teacher quality. It aims to provide up-to-the-minute information on what the various education policy options are, which may work well, which seem not to work at all. [...]

United States
CEF is a nonprofit coalition of over 100 education organizations providing information on the organisation and updates on federal education funding (CEF takes positions on federal education funding issues) along with many other helpful resources (e.g. press releases; advocacy materials; events and publications; membership information; links to research reports on different [...]

United States
CCSSO is a nationwide nonprofit organisation composed of public officals who lead the departments responsible for elementary and secondary education in the states and the Department of Defense Education Activity. Project, partnerships and aims of the organisation are documented here with links to important education projects in the US and to all state education agencies. Most [...]

Vietnam
The Vietnamese Ministry of Education delivers and overview of the educational system and policy in Vietnam.

China
This full text informs that in China besides the Han Nationality there are 55 ethnic minorities with a population of 108 million inhabitants, which accounts for about 9 per cent of the total population. This contribution provides information about the various measures in the education sector for the promotion of ethnic groups which have been introduced and carried out since [...]

United States
NABSE is the nation's largest network of African American educators and dedicated to improving the educational accomplishments of African American youth. The website presents the organisation and informs about the NABSE foundation and the linked Charles D. Moody Research Institute on African American Education

Russian Federation
This website offers a list of links on educational laws of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation as full text versions. To find specific educational acts a search facility is given. Unfortunately, this page is available in Russian only.

South Africa, Republic
The website presents the organization, e.g. its historical background and activities in the areas of education and training. There is a list of partners (government departments, research partners, international agencies) as well as detailed information about projects initiated or conducted by the CEPD. You will also find many fulltext documents, about political issues [...]

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
Founded in 1919, the Ulster Teachers' Union is one of the largest organisations of teachers in Northern Ireland. The page informs about protection, benefits and services for teachers and about comments on educational issues.

United States
A peer reviewed journal published by the Educational Policy Studies Laboratory at Arizona State University. On the website free access to full texts of EPAA articles in English, Spanish and Portuguese since 1993 and free access to abstracts archived since 1993.

Netherlands
The AWTI advises the Government and the Parliament on policies related to scientific research, technological developments and innovation. Knowledge, research and innovation are important for all policy areas. In spite of this, the AWTI mainly relates to the areas dominated by the minister of Education, Culture and Science (science policy) and Economic Affairs (innovation [...]

Australia
CPE is an evaluation and research centre located in the Faculty of Education at the University of Melbourne. It undertakes program evaluations on a consultancy basis. The website informs about courses in evaluation, comissioned evaluations (list of current and closed projects) and publications. Online information on courses for the post- graduate diploma in assessment and [...]

Russian Federation
The official website of the Republic of Karelia, one of the autonomous republics of the Russian Federation in the North-West of the country, provides information on the organization and structure of the Ministry of Education and of Youth. A presentation of the education system in Karelia is for the time being (September 2002) not available and may be ordered by using the [...]

Canada
The Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU) is a policy and research oriented facility that focuses on early childhood education and child care (ECEC) and family policy in Canada and internationally. It has been developed and staffed by individuals with diverse backgrounds including early childhood education, psychology, library sciences, political science, women´s [...]

United States
CFNN was established in 1996. Its mission is to promote quality charter schools by connecting and supporting resource centers, charter school associations and other state-level charter support organizations and activities. Research, publications, online communications, a grant program, and multi-state initiatives on high priority issues of common concern to charter schools [...]

Europe
This is the website of the European Educational Research Journal (EERJ). It is a new online-only journal devoted to European educational research. Policy-makers, administrators and practitioners with an interest in European issues are invited to register their subscriptions. The journal commenced publication with Volume 1, Number 1, 2002, and be the official journal of EERA, [...]

Slovenia
The Centre for Educational Policy Studies - CEPS is a unit of the Faculty of Education of the University of Ljubljana. This site provides an overview on the main current projects and the collaborators of the Centre.

Australia
The Education Portal is the online entry point to a comprehensive array of Commonwealth Government information and services concerning all aspects and levels of education in Australia. It also provides links to key education and training sites at the national, state and territory level.

United States
The NSBA is a not-for profit federation of state associations of school boards across the United States ( including Hawaii, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Aims are to foster excellence and equity in public elementary and secondary education in the United States. This internetportal offers a sitemap as guide to the comprehensive information about NSBA, the Federation, the [...]

Canada
AANDC is one of the federal government departments responsible for meeting the Government of Canada´s obligations and commitments to First Nations, Inuit and Métis, and for fulfilling the federal government\'s constitutional responsibilities in the North. The section on education informs about education programmes and the development of a First Nations Education Act.

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 [...]

Ireland
The study examines access by mature and disadvantaged students and students with disabilities to third level education. Chapter 1 explores definitions of access and illustrates why access by underrepresented groups to third level education should be improved. Chapter 2 considers the need to increase representation by students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. [...]

Finland
This website provides useful information about the education services maintained by Eudcation Department of the City of Helsinki and about the Finnish education system. It offers a broad range of links to websites of other education services providers.

South Africa, Republic
At the web site of the South African Government Information also the texts of all White Papers of the Government from 1994 to 2002 are listed; those dealing with education matters are: Early childhood development (2001); Special needs education (2001); Further education and training (1998); Higher education (1997); Public service training ( 1997); Education 1 and 2 (1995/96).

Sweden
The website of the Ministry of Education and Research informs about people working there and the organisation of the ministry. Latest news are available as well as the latest publications or press releases. Areas of responsibility: education and research, gender equality, policy for civil society, youth policy.

Spain
Beside actualities and conference calendar (see "agenda") the Catalonian educational net provides texts, information and curricular materials concerning these areas: 1) Escola Oberta: curricular materials and teaching aids for several subjects, 2) Formació professorat: teacher training, 3) Serveis educatius: Service and documentation centres for schools ands teachers, 4) Link [...]

Norway
This full text contribution informs about state-of-the-art and perspectives of environmental education in Norway. The diversity of Norwegian activities in this field includes project work, cross-sectoral cooperation, raising competence of teachers, related tasks for children and youth, elaboration of materials and provision of thematic courses. The Norwegian agency emphasizes [...]

Finland
AKAVA - the Confederation of Unions for Academic Professionals in Finland - is a trade union formed by 32 affiliates and with about 400 000 members and with 80% unionization rate. The website provides information: about AKAVA and a list of the 32 affiliates ( without links) , useful general information about trade unions in Finland, about Finnish trade union work in the EU and [...]

Austria; Eastern Europe
KulturKontakt Austria (KKA) is one of the largest Austrian centres of competence for cultural education, arts & cultural education, cultural dialogue and educational cooperation with Eastern and South East Europe. It is a non-profit making organisation and has three programme departments: arts & cultural education, educational cooperation and cultural promotion & sponsoring. [...]

Finland
The Finnish National Board of Education offers comprehensive information about the Finnish Education System. The detailed description from preschool up to adult education provides a broad overview of the Finnish system as well as of Finnish education policy. Detailed information, statistics and other sources can be obtained through further links. [Abstract: Editors of [...]

Finland
The development plan is based on the education and science policy objectives set in the Finnish Government\'s strategy document. The point of departure in the development plan is to ensure that basic security in education is realised. The aim is to prevent exclusion and to intervene at the earliest possible stage in risk factors, thereby realising basic security in education [...]

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.

Argentina
The Ministry of Education of Argentina is an organ dependent from the National Executive Pover which elaborates, analyses and implements education policies and strategies. The website informs about every level of education and about Argentinian culture. Also, educational links are offered.

Jamaica
The homepage of the Ministry provides links to documents and speeches concerning education policy, texts of curricula of primary and lower secondary education, other projects and programs, e.g. one for literacy and one which shall bring people "back to school". And, of course, the Ministry provides a self-description text which also covers the mission and activities of its [...]

Latvia
The website offers the respective country description taken from the following three publications: ´National System Overviews´: This series gives a brief but effective overview of the education systems in 31 countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Updated twice a year, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. [...]

Egypt
The website of the Egyptian Education Ministry provides a full text about the education reform strategies, statistics, announcements and statements on education policy and about the girl-oriented community schools. [English version http://www.emoe.org/english missing temporarily]

Thailand
ONEC is responsible for policy making and planning of education at all levels and types. Its major task is to consider and propose to the Cabinet the National Education Scheme, the National Education Development Plan, the policy guidelines and recommendations for educational development. It is also responsible for monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of educational [...]

United States
This is the website of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research which is one of the oldest, largest, and most efficient education research centers in the world. As a part of the University of Wisconsin- Madison's School of Education, WCER provides a productive environment where some of the country's leading scholars conduct basic and applied education research. The WCER [...]

Czech Republic
This site describes the history, the main activities and the organisation chart of the Academy of Sciences in the Czech Republic. Further links lead to research institutes, documents and the library of the Academy.

Uzebekistan
An overview is presented about the education system and policy in Uzbekistan. Additionally, there are links to addresses of libraries ( with short text descriptions), universities and education abroad.

South Africa, Republic; Africa
The Council conducts applied social-scienfitic research projects and coordinates research programs that are policy-oriented and user- driven. The homepages has links to the following programs concerning educational matters: Assessment technology and educational evaluation, child, youth and family development, education policy research.

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.

Africa
The homepage shows a link list by which one can reach education news from Africa; a country index is available.

Europe
This is the homepage of the GD Education and Culture of the European Commission in Brussels. The website provides information on: Programmes and strategic initiatives; eLearning - Designing tomorrow's education; Lifelong learning; Higher Education in Europe; Language teaching and learning; European associations and social; partners in the field of education; Evaluation of [...]

Paraguay
The fundamental objective of the Ministry of Education and Culture (MEC) of Paraguay is to guarantee a qualitative education to contribute to the improvement of life quality of the population. Also, it stimulates and develops investigation programs for education, research and technology, promotes the use of social communication media for education, develops and implements the [...]

Africa
The UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA) was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization General Conference in October, 1999. The Institute is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Institute\'s primary responsibility will be to develop the capacities of institutions in Africa working in the areas [...]

United Kingdom
"Teaching Times is Questions Publishing's daily online news service dedicated to bringing you the latest stories from the educational sector. We gather stories on everything from nursery education to adult learning". In addition there are various materials for teachers and a job search database.

Greece
The General Secretariat for Lifelong Learning in Greece operates under the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs and is e.g. responsible for: - Development and administration of initial and continuing vocational education and training and general non-formal education - Planning, managing, evaluation and support of the national Lifelong Learning initiatives and programs [...]

Canada
Them ministry is divided into many divisions and then further divided into program areas. The divisions are: Advanced Education, Culture and Heritage, Education Operations and Development, Early Childhood and School Services, Income Security, ECE Service Centres (career development and library services), Official Languages.

Australia
The website of the Department of Education and Training of the Australian Capital Territory provides information on its servies and programmes, information for students, parents and teachers, access to its publications and other resources as well as a school directory.

Sweden
The National Agency for Education is the central administrative authority for the public school system, publicly organised preschooling, school-age childcare and for adult education. The mission of the Agency is to actively work for the attainment of the goals set by the government. The website offers detailed information on the Swedish education system in English.

Africa; Africa South of the Sahara
This URL provides the full text of the regional framework for action adopted by the Regional Conference on Education for All for Sub- Saharan Africa Johannesburg, South Africa, 6-10 December 1999. The guiding principles, areas of action and targets are presented.

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 [...]

Asia; Oceania; Pacific Rim
This URL provides the full text of the regional framework for action adopted by the Regional Conference on Education for All adopted by the Asia-Pacific Conference on EFA 2000 Assessment Bangkok, Thailand, 17-20 January 2000. Guiding principles, specific goals and targets for 2015 are presented.

Arab States
This URL provides the full text of the regional framework for action adopted by the Regional Conference on Education for All adopted by the Regional Conference on Education for All for the Arab States Cairo, Egypt, 24-27 January 2000. The leading principles, areas of action and targets are presented.

Latin America; Caribbean
This URL provides the full text of the regional framework for action adopted by the Regional Conference on Education for All adopted by the Regional Meeting on Education for All in the Americas, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 10-12 February 2000. The leading principles, areas of action and targets are presented.

Europe; United States; Canada
This URL provides the full text of the regional framework for action adopted by the Regional Conference on Education for All in Europe and North America Warsaw, Poland, 6-8 February 2000 .The leading principles, areas of action and targets are presented.

Ghana
This page contains a short text about Ghana\' s education system and some links to higher and secondary education institutions.