Education Systems International
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Division of Family Affairs at the National Social Appeals Board
The Division of Family Affairs at the National Social Appeals Board assists the Minister of Integration and Social Affairs in family law issues. Family law embraces many subjects, and the National Social Appeals Board handles cases, projects and preparatory law work in a number of fields, such as child access, custody, child domicile, international child abductions, spousal [...]
Professional Syndicate for Childminder and Family Assistants
The Professional Syndicate for Childminders and Family Assistants (SPAMAF) was founded in 1988 and represents all categories of child care and family assistance. It distributes texts such as work contracts, technical information, legal texts and texts which inform about work conditions and conventions. Furthermore, there is an annual congress which discusses about the [...]
3 - Rwanda Education Assistance Project
The mission of the Rwanda Education Assistance Project (REAP) is to help vulnerable youth and their families gain competence, express their capabilities, sustain community by becoming active participants in their education, and learn the social, emotional, and cognitive skills to shape the emerging future of Rwanda.
In pursuit of these goals, REAP will provide several key [...]
4 - Education in North Korea
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.
5 - Families and Work Institute (FWI)
The FWI is a nonprofit center for research that provides data to inform decision-making on the changing workforce, changing family and changing community. Information categories are work-life, education and care, families and communities, fatherhood and parenting.
6 - Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities. The website features information on child care, child support, child-youth and families, Early Childhood Education, the Head Start [...]
7 - Child trends - Research in the service of children
Founded in 1979, Child Trends is a nonprofit research organization dedicated to improving the lives of children by conducting research and providing science-based information to improve the decisions, programs, and policies that affect children and their families. Research areas are: child well-being, marriage/family, research methods, welfare and poverty. Several reports, [...]
8 - Child Trends DataBank
The Child Trends DataBank examines and monitors more than 100 indicators that focus on risks and positive developments for children. For each indicator it summarizes what the research says about its importance to children’s development, tracks trends over time and by subgroup, and highlights strategies likely to improve well-being. It also provides links to state, local, and [...]
9 - Centre for Early Childhood Development and Education (CECDE)
In 2001 the Minister for Education and Science asked the Dublin Institute of Technology and St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra to jointly establish CECDE.The aim of the CECDE is to develop and co-ordinate early childhood education in pursuance of the objectives of the White Paper 'Ready to Learn' and to advise the Department of Education and Science on policy issues in this [...]
10 - Foundation for Educational Services (FES)
The FES is conceived as a mechanism that enables the Education Division at the Ministry of Education to provide, among others, a range of innovative educational initiatives in the field of literacy support. It develops and manages educational programmes: the Hilti Programme ( family literacy clubs, named Hilti Clubs, are aimed at students in the early primary years and their [...]
11 - Institute of Education University of London: Thomas Coram Research Unit (TCRU)
TCRU is a multidisciplinary research unit within the Institute of Education at the University of London. The Unit was founded in 1973 by Professor Jack Tizard and focusses on four streams of research: 1) Health and well-being of children, young people, and families; 2) Research on parenting and family support; 3.) Studies of children\'s services and environments; 4.) Studies [...]
12 - Österreichisches Institut für Familienforschung (ÖIF)
The Austrian Institute for Family Studies (ÖIF) was founded as an independent, non-profit organisation in 1994 to carry out social research in an interdisciplinary way. This approach allows a broad yet differentiated analysis of family issues and constitutes a challenge in the Institute\'s research orientation. In view of the fact that \'family science\' has not yet [...]
13 - Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
This is the website of the Education Development Center, Inc., with its Headquarters in Boston, USA. The EDC is an international, non-profit organization with more than 335 projects dedicated to improving schools, enhancing learning, building communities, promoting health, and fostering a deeper understanding of the world.
National Institute for Childhood and Family - Ecuador
The Mission of the INNFA is to propose, to support and to execute innovative solutions to the problems of children, adolescents and Ecuadorian families, especially the vulnerable and excluded groups of rights. The website provides information about the vision and mission, organization, the instruments for modernization and the various programs.
15 - Helping Your Child become a Reader
This booklet published by the U.S. Department of Education includes activities for families with children from infancy through age 6 fostering reading. Articles with links and learning materials and bibliographies.
16 - Family Friendly Workplace
Information and guidelines for employers and employees on familiy friendly working arrangements. Access to various programmes and case studies (full texts) and a newsletter. Guided tour available.
17 - New Zealand Home Education
This home education/ home schooling site for NZ has information about home education or home schooling in NZ; legal and other info, Internet and other resources, NZ home educating families, support groups.
18 - ChildStats.gov - Forum on Child and Family Statistics
This website offers easy access to statistics and reports on children and families, including: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education and health. The organisation moreover published the annual report "America\'s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being".
19 - Family Research Council
In 1983, the Family Research Council incorporated as a nonprofit educational institution in the District of Columbia and fosters public debate and formulates public policy that values the family. Special information site on educational issues. Access to 'Ed Facts' analyzing fast-breaking education news with reagads to family policy, schools ( especially in the Washington area).
20 - The Clare Family Learning Project
The Clare Family Learning Project a programme funded by the Adult Education Board of Clare and other educational institutes. The aim of the project is to provide family learning courses which support the educational needs of families who are marginalized from the education and employment sectors by the double disadvantages of low income and low educational achievement. On the [...]
21 - Väestöliitto - The Family Federation of Finland
Väestöliitto is a non-governmental organisation working for the welfare of families. It was founded in 1941 and has 25 member organisations. The main objective is to produce services and do research for the private and public sector. The federation co-operates with various international organisations. On the homepage access to information on departments, education, [...]
22 - Denmark.dk: Science and Research
The pages belong to the internet presence \'Denmark.dk\' published by the Danish Foreign Ministry. Full texts (html-format) inform about the history of Danish research, the Danish universities and current research in Denmark (e.g. education system, family education). Daily news of the Danish research life, addresses and links. The whole internet presence provides comprehensive [...]
23 - The Association of Canadian Home-Based Education (ACHBE)
ACHBE is a special interest group, committed to providing support, advice and information to individuals and organizations on the subject to educate children at home. The association has no political or religious affiliations and provides information on home education, standardising testing, legislation on the website.
24 - Canadian Child Care Federation (CCCF)
CCCF wants to improve the quality of child care services for Canadian families. Aims are to provide information to and facilitating "networking" among a broad range of target groups( e.g. child care organizations, educational institutions, government policy makers...). Furthermore CCCF wants to support initiatives and research to improve the quality of child care services. On [...]
25 - Department of Family and Community Services (FaCS)
FaCS has three strategic outcomes: stronger families, stronger community, economical and social particiption. The hompage presents the welfare system, welfare reform, publications on child care, families, indigenous education, and disability (pdf- format), ministers and links to portfolio and government sites on family and social íssues.
26 - Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)
The Institute is a research and information agency established in 1980 to promote the understanding of factors affecting family stability in Australia. The website offers several databases (e.g. "Family - Australian Family and Society Abstracts Database), journal abstracts about family and education, information on research projects, full text ressources, a page with courses [...]
27 - Early Childhood Australia (ECA)
ECA is a non-government organisation acting in the interests of young children aged 0-8 years of age. It develops and advocates policies on early childhood education and care. ECA also acts as the national umbrella organisation for children's services. The homepage provides information on ECA, its activities and policies, on its publications and Early Childhood Conferences. [...]
28 - SCO-Kohnstamm Instituut
The SCO-Kohnstamm Instituut is a research and reference centre in Europe specializing in research on education, child rearing and child welfare. The Institute operates as an institute within the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, is part of the Universiteit van Amsterdam. Its aims are twofold: Reserch is done in the field of fundamental and applied research. The [...]
29 - Service public: Famille
This website of the French public administation povides information on family law, parents\' and children law. Among others, there are section on school and higher education where you will find information on how to register foreign children for school on France. Unfortunately, this website is only available in French. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
30 - Human Sciences Research Council of South Africa (HSRC)
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.
31 - Educarchile. El portal de la educación
This site provides full texts, articles and news relevant for the target groups teachers, students, researchers and families. Mainly the various opportunities for using information technology in education are concerned
Minister of Solidarity and Social Cohesion
This website of the Minister of Solidarity and Social Cohesion shows documents, studies, dossiers, statistics, an overview of the publications and official guidelines combined with practical information for specific parts of the society, especially older people, family and childhood, women and their equality and handicapped people.
33 - Cyber Padres
Living with children - information about the world of childhood. This is the motto of this website which provides information for parents and children on issues of family education: responsibility of parents, school attendance, travelling with children, leisure time, events, club, rights of children and much more.
34 - Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo de la Educación (CIDE)
The Centre for investigation and development of education is anssion is the promotion of equal educational opportunities and active participation, mainly of the poor classes, by research, teaching and service. The homepage leads to full texts about the working fields and action programs: sc organisation of private law linked to the Jesuits. Its mihools and educational [...]
35 - Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development is a unique international, nonprofit, nonpartisan association of professional educators whose jobs cross all grade levels and subject areas. Founded in 1943, ASCD's mission is to forge covenants in teaching and learning for the success of all learners.- This website provides information on training opportunities and [...]
36 - Education Otherwise
"Education Otherwise is a UK-based membership organisation which provides support and information for families whose children are being educated outside school, and for those who wish to uphold the freedom of families to take proper responsibility for the education of their children". Besides general resources there is also legal information.
37 - Home Education Advisory Service (HEAS)
"HEAS is a UK-based national home education charity dedicated to the provision of advice and practical support for families who wish to educate their children at home in preference to sending them to school. HEAS offers information for home educators including advice about educational materials, resources, GCSE examiniations, special educational needs, information technology, [...]
38 - Confederación Católica Nacional de Padres de Familia y Padres de Alumnos
The National Catholic Association of Family Heads and Pupils' Parents was founded in 1929 to protect family interests and to make sure that their children in school receive an education according to their beliefs and convictions. The confederation promotes the unity and co-operation of family and school. At present it counts 51 provincial federations integrating a great number [...]
39 - infed: the informal education homepage
A site devoted to the field of informal education. Informal education can be understood "as the lifelong process in which people learn from everyday experience" and which takes place outside institutions, organisations or community groups. The site contains numerous materials and texts on the subject.
40 - Centre de recherches en éducation et formation - Université Paris Nanterre
Webseite of the French Centre for Research on Education and Training at the University Paris Nanterre. You will find information on the centre and its 4 research foci: * adult education * Knowledge and its transmission * Crisis, school and sensitive grounds * family education and social interventions. Each research focus has its own website including information on [...]
41 - Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
ACF is a federal agency funding state, local, and tribal organizations to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families. The homepage provides access to information about ACF programs and projects, contacts, grants and contracts (funding opportunities), state and local resources [...]
42 - Glasgow Centre for the Child and Society
Europe; United Kingdom
The Centre conducts research, offers teaching, consultancy and policy advice primarily in the areas of child welfare, children's rights, child protection and young people and crime. An academic centre operating at Scottish, UK and European levels, it focuses on internationally recognised priorities for children and young people. The website provides information mainly about [...]
43 - WestEd
WestEd is a non-profit research, development and service agency dedicated to improving education and other opportunities for children, youth and adults. Drawing on the best from research and practice, WestEd works with practitioners and policymakers to address critical issues in education and other related areas: from early childhood intervention to school-to-work transition; [...]
44 - Education Week on the Web
This electronic version of the hard copy journal contains articles and information for educators, as well as "issues pages" that cover hot topics in the education industry, like school vouchers, charter schools, the Internet, and more. They plan to start charging for access shortly, but at the moment they're offering it on a free trial basis.
45 - Early Childhood Educators' & Family Web Corner
This website is announced that it is an "Index to all things Early Childhood!" It provides practical information for parents and pre-school teachers on special teacher and family pages, texts of articles, magazines and newspapers and online-courses.
46 - Department for Education
The Department for Education is responsible for education and children´s services. The website offers information on schools, transition from school to training or higher education, early learning, family eduation and social work as well as information on research and statistics and publications.