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Switzerland
The History of Education knowledge portal enables researchers, students, teachers and interested members of the public to carry out discipline-specific and multilingual research on sources and data relating to the history of education research in Switzerland. Various digital sources on the history of education are accessible through a search mask. This site offers an easy way [...]

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

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

international
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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Greece
The article "Perspectives of the VET reform in Greece" (courtesy translation) provides a critical analyses of the reforms of the vocational education and training system that the Greek government planned in 2013. Bibliographic data: Ioannidou, Alexandra; Stavrou, Stavros, 2013: Reformperspektiven der Berufsbildung in Griechenland. Berlin: Friedrich Ebert Foundation. [...]

Southeastern Europe; Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Kosovo; Moldova; Montenegro; Serbia; Romania; Austria; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic
The Cluster of Knowledge on Vocational Education and Training & the South East Europe Regional VET Network (SEEVET-Net) are networks of the Education Reform Initiative of South Eastern Europe (ERI SEE). They organise annual meetings whose presentations and results can be found on the website. Under "Library per SEE Countries" you can find legal regulations for the vocational [...]

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

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

Argentina
The National Academy for Education was founded in 1984 as a civil association. In 1989, the Minister for Education and Justice granted the official status of Argentinian National Academy of Science to the civil association. The website provides a lot of resources. You will find many publications (monographies, series, ...) as freely accessible e-books and fulltexts. Moreover, [...]

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; Latin America
This website of the Institute for Research in Education at the University of Buenos Aires provides very ample conference proceedings for the joint National and Latin American Conference of "educational researchers-in-training". The conferences may have up to 14 panels, each panel having their own publications, some of which comprise more than 300 pages. Since 2008, 4 [...]

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 "National Commission for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Universities" (CONEAU) recrutes researchers in education and experts from universities in the whole of Argentina to act as evaluators and reviewers. CONEAU\'s work also includes quality assurance of research and teaching. The evaluation of more than 40 universities is documented in freely accessible publications [...]

Argentina
The National University of Córdoba is the oldest (founded in 1613) and together with the University of Buenos Aires also one of the biggest universities in Argentina. You can find research in education at mainly four different institutions in this university: At the Facultad de Filosofía y Humanidades in the 1) Centro de Investigaciones Ciffyh with a list of projects [...]

Argentina; Latin America
The Network FLACSO (Latin American Institute for Social Sciences) is an international organisation in research and documentation founded in 1957 by the UNESCO. It has offices in 16 Latin American Countries. Since 1982, the Argentinian office of FLACSO has an area and website for education and educational research. Two programmes are central to this education area: the [...]

Argentina; Brazil; Paraguay; Uruguay; Chile; Venezuela; South America
NEIES was founded on the initiative of the countries of Mercosur (Common Market of South America) as a network of researchers in higher education. Since 2012, NEIES publishes a journal with freely accessible fulltext articles and organises workshops and similar events. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Argentina
Facebook account of the Argentinian Society for the History of Education, SAHE. It provides information on events and current topics. SAHE publishes the journal "Historia de la Educación. Anuario", containing the freely accessible fulltext of articles starting with Vol 13, No 1 (2012). SAHE also published a Newsletter whose last issue is of June 2014. The original website of [...]

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 [...]

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

Indonesia
Author: Ian Coxhead, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Draft as of 18 January 2015, do not cite. "Economic growth is strongly associated with increased education, yet export booms in low-income countries often spark an opposite trend. Rapid growth of jobs in low-skill occupations may lower overall returns to schooling and raise dropout rates, especially among teens from [...]

Indonesia
The Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Freiburg, Germany, since 2004 regularly organises annual student-centered “Tandem-Research” summer schools. In the Freiburg Anthropological Working Papers, you can find some project reports of a tandem of 2007 and a resulting Master Thesis related to educational (mainly higher education) in Indonesia. [...]

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 [...]

Central America; Caribbean
Article published in: TESOL Journal 7 (5) 1998, S. 38-41., author: Shana R. Grossman. The article analyses cultural differences in the conception of disability using the example of Central America and the Caribbean. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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

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

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

Finland
The Finnish Institute for Educational Research (FIER) is a multidisciplinary centre of educational research based at the University of Jyväskylä. It is one of the most important centres for educational research in Finland, receiving nearly half of its budget from the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and the European Commission. Amongst others, it is in charge of the [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The website of the faculty consists of one single page informing about goals and programmes of the faculty. There are further departments which are not listed on the faculty sites. Among them, you will find the Department for Curricula and Textbooks. The university website furthermore has two e-journals, the Journal of Al-Quds Open University For Research and Studies and the [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The English website of the Faculty unfortunately only provides a contact address and the title of its four study programmes. They comprise basic education as well as physical education. The Arabic version of the website provides some more detailed information about the programmes. You will find some more interesting information on a page with fulltexts from An-Najah scholars [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The English website has less content than the Arabic version. But it provides basic information on the four departments and study programmes of the Faculty: Department of Fundamentals of Education; Department of Psychological Counseling; Department of Basic Education; Department of Curriculum and Teaching Methods. You will also find some information on a National Center for [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The College / Faculty has two departments: the Department of the Foundation of Education and the Department of Psychology. The website provides information on mission and visions, goals, study programmes, admission, college statistics, and more. Furthermore, the college has two centres, theCentre for Educational & Psychological Research and the Center for Teaching Aids (no [...]

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 [...]

Sweden
An article of Arnd Zickgraf about managing education in Sweden. Developments and reasons are given for the success of the Swedish school system with its juxtaposition of local autonomy and national objectives as an instrument of control.

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 Greek Embassy in Germany provides here some statistical facts and summarizes basic principles of the Greek education system (in German and Greek only). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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

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

Ukraine; Belarus; Russian Federation
This Russian language website provides a lot of information on disability in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. You can look up thematic keywords, links to organisations in the three countries, authors and their publications. Many links also provide fulltexts (reports, articles, analyses, guides, guidelines, and more). Among others, you will find information on the issue of [...]

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

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

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

Ukraine
Nova Boda is a Ukrainian association for teachers of history, civic education and social studies. The website provides fulltexts of teaching materials as well as publications on the profession of teaching the subjects mentioned earlier. Unfortunately, the website is available in Ukrainian only. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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

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

India
InfoChangeIndia is an initiative of the Centre for Communication and Development Studies (Pune) who ´´fosters new platforms for research, advocacy, dialogue and citizens\' action on pluralism, social justice and sustainable development in India´´. InfoChangeIndia exists apparently since 2002. It is a ´´free-access resource base, with special sections on poverty & [...]

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
The website of the Brazilian Association for Distance Learning provides very ample information and resources on distance learning in Brazil. You will find a course serach, a search for course providers, a search for professionals in this area, fulltext documents, podcasts, legislative documents, periodically published evaluations and statistics on distance learning in Brazil, [...]

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

Austria
The abbreviation bidok stands for disability, inclusion, documentation. bidok is a web project researching into integrative/ inclusive education and disability studies at the Institut für Erziehungswissenschaften, University of Innsbruck. Its main task is making specialist journal articles accessible in the full text library. Since bidok makes full texts available (and not [...]

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 [...]

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

United States
SENG is one of the most well-known and probably also one of the oldest (starting in 1981) organisations in the USA dealing with giftedness among children and adults. Whereas, according to SENG, other organisations and institutions rather focus on the intellectual needs of gifted people, SENG draws its attention to their social and emotional needs. The website provides [...]

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

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

Asia; Bhutan; Cambodia; China; Indonesia; Laos; Mongolia; Pakistan; Philippines; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Vietnam
OER Asia brings together experts on OER from different Asian countries. The website offers broad information and resources on OER in Asia. You will find news and information on conferences, papers, articles, presentations, studies, all of them as fulltext documents. The link to the e-book "Open Educational Resources: An Asian Perspective" on this website is wrong. Please find [...]

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

international
"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 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 [...]

Paraguay
This website of the Paraguayan ministry of education offers extensive education statistics from 1999 to 2010 for all education levels.

Bolivia
The portal BibliotecasVirtuales.com is a repository of literary texts of the university culture which expands constantly through the participation of new writers and cooperation partners. The portal offers prose as well as poetry, recommandations and critiques.

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

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 [...]

France
The Associaton des professeurs de langues vivantes (APLV) unites teachers of modern foreign languages from kindergarden until university. Founded in 1902, the organization stands for independence of the administration and syndicates. The website provides current news for its members in the field of modern languages regarding cultural aspects and presents background information [...]

Romania
This website offers short full texts with information about the Romanian education system, the status of Romanian education in the world as well as about a ranking of the best Romanian universities and about other education-related contents.

Turkey
The website offers data tables on formal education, non-formal education and education expenditures. Some of the publications are available as full texts.

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; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Uzebekistan; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Ukraine; Belarus; Moldova; Lithuania; Latvia; Estonia
This article published in Septmber 1970 in the International Review of Education describes the education system in the Soviet Union.

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 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.

Kyrgyzstan
This report was published on the site of the Turkish University in Kyrgyzstan. It describes the development of English teaching in Kyrgyz Schools and Universities ince the independence.

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 [...]

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.

Uzebekistan
This full text dating from 2008 analyses religious education in Uzbekistan since independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. The text has a focus on the presentation of islam in schools, universities and in the mass media.

Uzebekistan
This paper is the script of a radio report coproduced by Deutsche Welle and radio Usbekistan. It deals with vocal training and job chances of young people in Usbekistan.

Moldova
The report which was written as a part of the TEMPUS program of the European Union shortly describes the system of higher education in the Republic of Moldova. It also summarizes the progress in implementing the reforms agreed on within TEMPUS.

Moldova
The report quickly presents the Republic of Moldova as a participating country of the TEMPUS program. The text descirbes the system of higher education in Moldova and the steps being envisioned by the TEMPUS program.

Tajikistan
This research report was published by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in 2007. It summarizes the current situation of civic education in Tajikistan. The background of this research is a new program for civic education aiming at familiarization of the population with civic rights and duties. The report discribes the development of civic education since the time of the [...]

Tajikistan; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan
This OECD publication published in 2009 reviews the current state of education policies for children with special education needs and those with disabilities in Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Tajikistan. It offers an overview of the respective country backgrounds, education systems and relevant legislation, and takes a critical look at access to education for what is [...]

Tajikistan
The article was originally published in the magazine Wostok ("East"). Now it is being offered by the tadjikian embassy in Germany. It describes the development of the education system and education policy in Tadjikistan since the end of the soviet union.

Tajikistan
The report from 2008 was published by the Institute for International Cooperation of the German Adult Education Association, the National Commission of the Republic of Tajikistan for UNESCO and the Adult Education Association of Tajikistan. Starting from the finding of high unemployment in Tadjikistan, the report presents polictical measures focusing on adult education and [...]

Tajikistan
The report from 2006 before the background of the EFA (education for all) aims describes the situation of early childhood education in Tadjikistan. It provides statistical data, lists institutions and actors and describes the government policy and legal sitution.

Tajikistan
The UNESCO Institute for Statistics presents data and graphics on the development of school enrollement and literacy in Tajikistan since 1999.

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; Bulgaria; Ukraine
CReDO (Centrul de Resurse pentru Drepturile Omului = Ressource Centre for Human Rights) is a democracy and human rights nongovernmental organization that provides lobby and consultancy in the implementation of democratic reform oriented policies. The report from 2008 analyses the current bilingual education curriculum in Moldova and especially its implications for native [...]

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
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 Link "Resurse Educationale" leads to the Online-Library and full texts. Among others there are texts about the didactical use of the internet. The link "Glosar" is especially interesting as it explains a lot of terms from the area of e-learning. The page is only in Romanian, though.

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.

Moldova
The hungarian Policy Documentation Centre presented in 2005 this report about the education system in Moldova. It has a special focus on education of teachers.

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 [...]

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

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.

Republic of Korea
The National Digital Library (Dibrary) is organized by the Korean National Library. The digital library offers not only its own information but also information from various university libraries and organizations around the world through open access. The adresses of providers are also listed.

Republic of Korea
The Korea Council for College Education (KCCE) promotes research on the education system, curriculum, teaching methods, evaluation and academic affairs of colleges, thus contributing to enhancing their independence and improving the quality of education. The full text reflects the present and future prospects of the colleges and universities in Korea with many statistics [...]

Republic of Korea
This text is mainly about the political and legal framework of the education system and structure and organization of the Korean education system. The various forms of vocational education and training are described.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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

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

United Kingdom
The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) is the agency responsible for the inspection of schools in membership of the Independent Schools Council (ISC) Associations. On this website you can access reports on inspections ISI has undertaken since 2000. You can also find the latest information, news and documents relating to the inspections.

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

Japan
This is a report by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the situation of women in Japan, including some details concerning education. In particular the articles 10 and 11 are offering information on the situation of women in the educational system.

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 "Center for US-Japan Comparative Social Studies" is an internet- based non-profit organisation founded in 2000. It aims to provide the general public with information about education, society and culture in Japan in English and about education, society and culture in the United States in Japanese. The book "Japanese Education in the 21st Century" offers detailed [...]

Japan
The "Center for US-Japan Comparative Social Studies" is an internet- based non-profit organisation founded in 2000. It aims to provide the general public with information about education, society and culture in Japan in English and about education, society and culture in the United States in Japanese. This article deals mainly with the equal rights of women concerning [...]

Japan
The text offers a general overview of Japan. The chapter on society in Japan includes a short article on youth and information about the influence of the school system on everyday life of young people.

Japan
The "Japan Handbuch" offers a extensive introduction to Japan. All fields, from applied geography to culture, are covered. The first 109 pages are assigned to the field of education.

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

Bermuda
This text provides an overview of the public and private education system, early childhood education in Bermuda and the possibilities to study abroad.

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.

Denmark
The Danish Adult Education Association is an organisation which promotes nonformal adult education through collaboration, information and development. DAEA represents 32 member organisations. Adult education in Denmark consists of a broad variety of programmes and institutions, both in the formal and in informal sector. Most of them are partly financed by the state or the [...]

Denmark
Information from the Ministry of Education on private schools and on the relevant legislation. Links to private schools in Denmark. Link to the factsheet: Private schools in Danmark.

Denmark
Links to the online publications published by the Danish Ministry of Education. Some publications are also available in English, German, French and Spanish.

Denmark
Introduction to the Danish adult vocational training programmes.

Denmark
The Study in Denmark pages will assist you if you are a student wanting to study in Denmark. If your family is moving to Denmark to work and one or more of you would like to study. If you are looking for further education opportunities in Denmark. If you are interested in learning Danish and learning about Danish culture.

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 [...]

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 [...]

New Zealand
BES is a collaborative knowledge building strategy designed to strengthen the evidence base that informs education policy and practice in New Zealand. The touchstone of the programme is its focus on explaining and optimising influences on a range of desired outcomes for diverse learners. The series of BESs is designed to be a catalyst for systemic improvement and sustainable [...]

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 [...]

Saudi Arabia
This full text from 2001 offers a comprehensive overview on the national education system. The introduction contains basic information on the country as a whole. It follows a description of the single levels and areas of the education sector. Education in Saudi Arabia is segregated by sex and divided into three separately administered systems: general education for boys, [...]

Hungary
This full text in pdf-format outlines the reform process of the Hungarian education system according to Western European models with regard to European integration. It is subdivided into ten sections, in which all levels and areas of education are described. The introduction of the text deals with reforms and fundamentals of the education system.

Thailand
Beside a general overview of the Thai school and higher education system the following topics are discussed: language teaching in secondary schools, motives for or against studying abroad and available information resources, Thai students abroad, scholarships, internationalisation of the education system, experiences of students abroad as well as proposals to make Germany a [...]

United States
The Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 established the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education. IES brings research, evaluation and statistics of the nation's education system.

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. [...]

Europe
This text is a proposal for the development of a consistent and unified media education in Europe. The author, who has gained experience with EU institutions and programmes for quite a long period, is criticizing the absence of a media education concept and presents in brief his ideas with regard to possible approaches and working procedures in a respective project.

Vietnam
This full text provides basic information on the education system of Vietnam. It is offered by the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) comprising 11 Member States of this region. The presentation includes a chart showing the structure of the education system from pre-school education to higher education.

Timor-Leste
This full text provides basic information on the education system of Timor-Leste. It is offered by the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) comprising 11 Member States of this region. Based on a Five Year Plan (2002-2007) fundamental aims and tasks of an educational reform are explained in the text.

Austria
doktorat.at is an open platform for doctoral candidates (PhD equivalent) and junior researchers, research and education policy makers and media. Its aims are: Introducing the interests of doctoral candidates in national and European research and education policy, pointing the attention to problems, to issues concerning doctoral candidates, suggesting solutions; providing [...]

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 [...]

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

Russian Federation
This full text provides an analysis of environmental education in Russian schools during the past 10 years. It identifies at least 5 trends: "school ( theoretical) ecology", "technical (industrial) ecology", "socio-political ecology", "playing ecology", 'field ecology". In the 1930s the naturalistic approach in the USSR was changed into a "socialist" one.

Russian Federation
The famous State Moscow Lomonosov University provides on this page a full text about the Russian education system subdivided into the following sections: Compulsory Basic Education, Higher Education, Entry requirements for Russia's universities, Training of Teachers in Russia.

Russian Federation
"Russkij Pereplet" is a literary Internet Journal, which has been published since April 1999. Part of the portal is the page "Education", which offers a variety of scientific contributions in full text. A particular link is titled "Critical articles and materials on educational reform in Russia".

Russian Federation
The website "Education in America" provides a Russian view on the education system in the U.S.A. It is subdivided into 3 sections/pages (change of page now and then at the end of the website). It analyses in a critical manner educational policy, school system, educational content as well as attitudes of pupils and students towards learning and future planning. The link [...]

Argentina
This website of the National Directorate for Information and Evaluation of Education Quality (DiNIECE) is a structural unit of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. It is responsible for the evaluation of the national education system and renders its contribution to the development of educational information and educational investigations according to the aims and [...]

Afghanistan
This website provides a text providing an overview about the development of education in Afghanistan. The existence of two separate education systems in this country is being emphasized: the older religious one, taught by the mullahs, who conduct schools in the village mosques and the free and compulsory public education introduced according to Afghanistan's 1964 constitution.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Austria
The web site is supported by the Ministry of Education, Austria, and provides access to reports and documentations on various aspects of special needs education with a focus on the employment of information technology (computers) in schools. It is linked to the European SNE network.

Iceland
The full text presents results from a study on the national tertiary education system in Iceland, which were presented in September 2005, and refer to OECD guidelines. The following issues are addressed: the system of tertiary education in Iceland, regional aspects, tertiary education and the labour market, equity, research, quality assurance, and international aspects.

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.

Italy
This brief country profile of Italy is offered by EuroEducation Net to provide useful information and to assist students in choosing academic courses in one of the educational institutions of this country. The information is structured as follows: education system; admission to higher education and recognition of foreign credentials; student life; international cooperation and [...]

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 [...]

United States
CAEP was founded in 1954 as an independent accrediting body. It focusses to help establish high quality teacher preparation. The U. S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation recognize CAEP as a professional accrediting body for teacher preparation. The websites captures among others information on national standards in teacher education, [...]

United States
CSCCE focuses on issues relating to teachers and providers working in center-based and home-based early care and education settings in the United States. Through research, policy analysis and policy development, the center promotes improvements in job conditions for the early care and education workforce, and in services for children and families. The center publishes a series [...]

United States
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.

United States
The ECTA Center supports the national implementation of the early childhood provisions (1-5 years) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. This is done by transferring knowledge about early childhood research, practices that work, and policies to assist states and their stakeholders to accomplish goals and plans for systems change.

New Zealand
This website offers the summary report of the New Zealand results for PISA 2003 as well as general information on PISA.

Australia
This website of the Department of Education, Science and Training ( DEST) provides extensive information both for international students who wish to come to Australia as well as Australian students who wish to study abroad. It also provides information for school students and trainees. Many of the department's publications on international education can be accessed online for [...]

Australia
New Apprenticeships were introduced in 1998 to establish a single, national, integrated system of training and employment incorporating the previously separate apprenticeship and traineeship systems. This website addresses students to assist them with their career choices as well as employers. It contains information on New Apprenticeships, training packages, job prospects, [...]

Australia
"The Australian Council of Deans of Education (ACDE) is the peak organisation representing the deans of faculties of education and heads of schools of education in Australian universities and other higher education institutions." Its website provides information on the council, access to its publications as well as links to related websites.

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

Australia
The Environmental Education Website of the Australian Department of the Environment and Heritage offers extensive information for students and teachers as well as businesses and the general public. It provides links to various government bodies and centres dealing with environmental education, such as the National Environmental Education Council (NEEC) or the Australian [...]

Australia
The Australian Parents Council (APC) is the national federation of organisations representing parents of non-government school children. Its website informs about the APC and has links to downloads, related websites and government projects of interest.

Australia
The Values Education Programme is an initiative by the government to both study and promote values education at Australian schools. The website offers information on the initiative, links to related websites and full-text versions of its publications and newspaper articles about the programme.

Australia
The Australian Universities Quality Agency (AUQA) is an independent, not-for-profit national agency that promotes, audits, and reports on quality assurance in Australian higher education. The website contains information on AUQA and gives access to full-text versions of its publications as well as to the Good Practice Database, which contains Good Practices in higher [...]

Australia
"The Adult Literacy and Numeracy Australian Research Consortium ( ALNARC) represents a national collaboration between five university- based research centres. The consortium's activities include research conversations, documentation of research projects, sponsoring practitioner researchers to investigate their own practice, and collaboration with state literacy and numeracy [...]

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

Australia
Austega's Gifted Resource Centre is designed for parents and teachers of gifted children and provides information and links on this topic in general as well as on alternative schooling options and Australian organisations for gifted children.

Australia
The Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training ( ADCET) is a web based information source that provides information about inclusive teaching, learning and assessment strategies, accommodations and support services for people with disabilities. Its aim is to encourage equitable, inclusive access to post secondary education and training for people with [...]

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 [...]

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 Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) is the peak body representing Australia's 257,000 postgraduate students and seeks to coordinate postgraduate representation, advance the interests of postgraduate students, and defend postgraduate student rights nationally. The website provides information on CAPA and its activities and offers links to its member [...]

Australia
"The Creating Accessible Teaching and Support (CATS) Project has established a framework for good practice that provides information and resources to assist universities to create equitable access for students with disability and to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act and the Disability Standards for Education." The website offers entry points for various interest [...]

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
Created in 1965, Head Start is a national school readiness program in the United States. It provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. The National Head Start Association is a private not-for- profit membership organization dedicated exclusively to meeting the needs of Head Start children and [...]

United States
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, [...]

United States
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 [...]

United States
The information provided by the U.S. Department of Education features papers, speeches, presentations and booklets for parents on how to prepare children for school and on forms of preparing this transition in Early Childhood Education and Care.

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 [...]

United States
CEEP is the successor to the ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education (ERIC/EECE), which was part of the national information system in education, called ERIC, from 1967 through December 2003. CEEP is part of the Early Childhood and Parenting ( ECAP) Collaborative within the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. They work [...]

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 Association Montessori Internationale was founded in 1929 by Dr. Maria Montessori to maintain the integrity of her life\'s work. AMI\'s activities include: training courses, training of trainers programs, organising congresses and conferences, offering a book list of Montessori publications in several languages (free for download). The website features apart of these [...]

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
"Flexible learning, which includes e-learning, is about the learner deciding what, where, when and how they learn. The Australian Flexible Learning Framework (2005 Framework) provides the vocational education and training (VET) system with e-learning skills, professional development opportunities, products, resources and support networks to meet today's increasingly [...]

Australia
Adult Learning Australia (ALA) is the national peak body representing organisations and individuals in the adult learning field. Its activities include advocacy at the national level for greater attention to adult learning, both in policy and funding terms as well as relevant research. Its website offers information on ALA and access to its research papers and reports as well [...]

Australia
This Link provides the report on Australia produced for PISA 2003 as a pdf-file. The focus of this report is on mathematical literacy among 15- year-old students in Australia.

Bulgaria
Further down on this page a full text provides information on the education system in Bulgaria. It contains general statements on the development of education since 1989 and takes up issues of educational reform and improvement of quality in education.

Australia
"The ACCE (Australian Council for Computers in Education) is the national professional body for those involved in the use of learning technology in education. The Council consists of representatives from the state and territory Computer Education Groups and the Australian Computer Society. It publishes the journal 'Australian Educational Computing' and authorises annual [...]

Malta
The Commission helps to meet the demand for an adequate number of professionals working in different fields related to disability, doing work that is supported by applied, scientific research. For instance, there is a training and research programme named PEKTUR for people with disabilities and their families, other concerned individuals, practitioners, administrators, policy [...]

Dominica
Paper by Sian Williams held at the Dominica Conference 2001 ( University of the West Indies). "The paper reflects on the steps already taken by the Government of Dominica to legislate and promote early childhood service development, and on the implications for policy raised by the findings of a survey of the quality of learning environments in a sample of early childhood [...]

Dominica
Paper by John Steward and David Edwards held at the Dominica Conference 2001 (University of the West Indies). "Donor-funded education projects can be of doubtful value unless there is a clear sense of local ownership of the project design and implementation. The Secondary Education Support Project funded by the Department for International Development is reviewed and the [...]

Dominica
Paper by Kay Polydore held at the Dominica Conference 2001 ( University of the West Indies). " This investigation has been undertaken in order to examine the relationship between the inputs and outputs of the secondary schools in Dominica, with a view to identifying factors which are associated with attainment in these schools."

Malta
Link list about research at the University of Malta: It provides a manual for project cycle management, a survey of current fields of research, research papers, abstracts, titles of papers, articles, books or chapters in books, publications by staff of the University of Malta and articles in (local) newspapers.

Malta
This website is designed for secondary school teachers and students who require information about bullying. It provides tips how to cope with this problem, as well as myths and facts on the topic.

Ireland
The Department of Health and Children's statutory role is to support the Minister in the formulation and evaluation of policies for the health services. One of the divisions is the Child Care and National Children's Office. Information on social services nurseries from birth to four years, on childcare acts and further legislation. Further related publications for download.

Ireland
Main task of the 2001 established National Qualifications Authority was to develop the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), which was launched in October 2003. It signals significant progress in the creation of a single, coherent, more easily understood qualifications system for all levels of education and training in this State. It also accords with European and [...]

Ireland
One of the Department's main areas is the development and implementation of policy in relation to equal treatment generally, anti- racism, disability equality, human rights and childcare. E.g. the Equal Opportunities Childcare programme 2000-2006 offers grant assistance for the development of childcare services. The website features information on legislation, a media center, [...]

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, [...]

Ireland
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 [...]

Belgium
This regional dossier, prepared by Mercator-Education the European Network for Regional or Minority Languages and Education, aims at providing concise descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education, in this case the German language in education in Belgium. It comprises information on features of the educational system, recent [...]

China
Milestones of the development of education in China are characterized in brief. In this context issues like eradication of illiteracy, implementation of compulsory primary education and reform of higher education in the country are taken up.

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 [...]

China
This list compiled by China Internet Information Center offers above all links on basic education. Furthermore there are links on the Compulsory Education Law of the People's Republic of China and on information with regard to the advancement of the quality of education: preschool education as a promising industry; measures against school failure; extension of native-speaking [...]

China; China
Focal point of this list of links compiled by China Internet Information Center is information on the so-called "Project 211", an initiative taken by the Chinese government in its effort to facilitate the development of higher education in the context of the country's advancement in social and economic fields. Some more links lead to full texts on the development of Chinese [...]

China
This list of links compiled by China Internet Information Center leads to full texts on the development of adult education in China and current developments in this educational sector. A new trend is an increasing demand for continuing education among workers. A growing market of continuing education institutions meets these requirements with tailor- made offers.

China
This list of links on vocational education and training was compiled by China Internet Information Center as a common concern of educational sector and industry. This page leads to full texts on the following aspects: history of vocational education; training of teaching staff in vocational schools; current developments in the field of vocational and technical education; [...]

China
This list of links compiled by China Internet Information Center leads to full texts on the milestones of the development of open and distance education in China covering the following contents: function and tasks of China Central Radio and Television University (CCRTVU) in the educational process; the role of the World Bank to build an Online Center in Guizhou; various [...]

China
This list compiled by China Internet Information Center comprises about two dozens of links on Chinese international cooperation in the field of education. It leads to full texts covering the following contents: Rules on Foreign students' Enrollment in China's Colleges and Universities; Interim Provisions for Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools; Basic Education [...]

Albania
UNDP in Albania works to reach the Millennium Development Goals, supports European Union integration, and responds to other national priorities through the Human Development Approach. The website features a broad range of information, a virtual library, country reports, projects, a newsletter ... .

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 [...]

France
The teacher union has been established in 1992. It represents teacher with the following French occupational titles: instituteurs, professeurs des écoles (inclusive école maternelle), des collèges, des lycées et lycées professionnels, technologiques, des enseignants d'éducation physique et sportive, des conseillers principaux d' éducation, enseignants spécialisés, [...]

United Kingdom
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 [...]

Austria; Austria
With the support of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research, the Charlotte Bühler association ( registered association) was founded in 1992. Its aim is to conduct an institute for early childhood research combining theory as well as practice. The institute was given the name "Charlotte Bühler Institute for Practice-Oriented Early Childhood Research" [...]

Austria
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 [...]

Austria
This document published by the Austrian Chamber of Trade contains all relevant information companies need to become firms where apprentices are trained. From the table of contents: 1) General information on vocational training, trainers, company, finances, controllership, rights and duties; 2) Choosing apprentices; 3) Employing apprentices: contracting and registering at a [...]

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

Poland
This information on the Polish education system after the educational reform in 1999 has been compiled by the Bureau for Academic Recognition and International Exchange in Poland. It provides a comprehensive overview on all levels and areas of the education sector and on academic titles and degrees. The presentation contains a graph on the structure of the education system.

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

Sri Lanka
The homepage of the Ministry of Education of Sri Lanka provides timely information on the field of education as well as statistical data on the state school system (governmental schools, students, teachers) for the years 2002 and 2003. Moreover clearly structured full texts are provided on the following topics: 1. Historical overview of education in Sri Lanka, 2. Present [...]

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

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

China
This is the biography of the famous Chinese pedagogue, thinker and philosopher Zhu Xi (1130-1200). This contribution is an appreciation of the merits of this great scholar. In 1999 he was determined by international experts to be one of the 50 personalities who have influenced mankind positively in the past 1000 years.

Ecuador
"At a glance: Ecuador" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Eritrea
"At a glance: Eritrea" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Ghana
"At a glance: Ghana" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Guatemala
"At a glance: Guatemala" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

India
"At a glance: India" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Iran
"At a glance: Iran" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Jamaica
"At a glance: Jamaica" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Kenya
"At a glance: Kenya" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Kuwait
"At a glance: Kuwait" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Argentina
"At a glance: Argentina" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Colombia
"At a glance: Colombia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Australia
"At a glance: Australia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data on primary school attendance , adult literacy and topics other [...]

Brazil
"At a glance: Brazil" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Bolivia
"At a glance: Bolivia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Chile
"At a glance: Chile" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Austria
The online full text "Bildungswegweiser Österreich" (education map Austria), authored by "Schulpsychologie-Bildungsberatung" (school psychology-educational guidance), offers a comprehensive and detailed survey of the Austrian educational system und additionally contains descriptions of diverse educational institutions' characteristics and curricula. By way of introduction it [...]

Austria
The website about paths of education in Austria, provided by the Federal Ministry of Education and Women\'s Affairs, begins with a schematic overview of the different, partly vocational school forms and of possible transitions between types of schools or educational attainments respectively. In the following text the particular types of school from the primary sector to [...]

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.

Armenia
"At a glance: Armenia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Azerbaijan
"At a glance: Azerbaijan" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Belarus
"At a glance: Belarus" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Bosnia and Herzegovina
"At a glance: Bosnia and Herzegovina" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and [...]

Bulgaria
"At a glance: Bulgaria" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Croatia
"At a glance: Croatia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Cape Verde
"At a glance: Cape Verde" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Georgia
"At a glance: Georgia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Cuba
"At a glance: Cuba" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Kazakhstan
"At a glance: Kazakhstan " provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Korea, Democratic People's Republic
"At a glance: Democratic Republic of Korea" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund ( UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school [...]

Kyrgyzstan
"At a glance: Kyrgyzstan" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Latvia
"At a glance: Latvia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Lithuania
"At a glance: Lithuania" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Moldova
"At a glance: Moldova" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Mongolia
"At a glance: Mongolia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Djibouti
"At a glance: Djibouti" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Romania
"At a glance: Romania" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Russian Federation
"At a glance: Russian Federation" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and [...]

Serbia
"At a glance: Serbia and Montenegro" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and [...]

Mozambique
"At a glance: Mozambique" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Ethiopia
"At a glance: Ethiopia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Tajikistan
"At a glance: Tajikistan" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic
"At a glance: Macedonia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Turkmenistan
"At a glance: Turkmenistan" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Ukraine
"At a glance: Ukraine" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Uzebekistan
"At a glance: Uzbekistan" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Austria
The initiative "key2success" of the Federal Ministry of Education yields information, counselling and orientation for prospective candidates of the school leaving examination at general and vocational education schools. The site offers an internet course supporting the choice of studies or occupation, information about training and further education opportunities after the [...]

Albania
"At a glance: Albania" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Austria
The job market service (AMS) offers plenty of information on options for vocational and further education, vocational trends and tests for disposition. A compass for jobs and one for apprentices as well as the information programme "your choice" shall give vocational orientation. The job information centres (BIZ) yield for free a large variety of information media about [...]

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 [...]

Austria
The institution ´school psychology - education consulting´, sustained by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (BMBWK) and integrated into the school system, offers its services to pupils, teachers and parents with respect to their search for insights, experiences and implementation that prevent, reduce and solve problems. Moreover it fosters the individual, [...]

Austria
Zentrum polis supports teachers in teaching political and human rights education at school. The emphasis is on openness, tolerance and courage, spreading the knowledge on democracy, politics and human rights as well as strengthening social abilities. The information centre offers publications and teaching materials, advice on projects, workshops for schools and further [...]

Czech Republic
This website offers information on the daily school routine in the Czech Republic and provides numerous links with relevance to education. The text includes critical issues of teaching and the current situation of teachers. It serves all those, who are interested in the exchange of students.

Armenia
This full text offers a historical retrospective and an up-to-date overview on the development of education in Armenia. In particular it describes the reform process with significant decisions with regard to decentalization, language of teaching and structure of the education system. In this context also core problems and deficits in the Armenian school sector are raised.

Austria
The forum is an extra-university institution and information centre sustained by scientists from different branches of study (political science, chronicle, social science and economics) and specialists in didactics. Within the series "Informationen zur Politischen Bildung" ( information in political education), published by the forum, topical books are edited in cooperation [...]

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.

Austria; Europe
The Austrian Competence Centre for Languages is a special field institute for innovation in the domain of language learning. It pursues actual developments in the politics and didactics of language and collaborates for this purpose in international boards. The website includes the working areas of the Competence Centre, among others the implementation of the European [...]

Canada
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Canada, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Australia
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview of the education system in Australia, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country can be found via the "see also"-link. wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Sweden
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Sweden, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics.

Japan
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Japan, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

China
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in China, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Singapore
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Singapur, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this city-state users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range [...]

Hong Kong
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Hongkong, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Netherlands
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in the Netherlands, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a [...]

Malaysia
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Malaysia, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Macao
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Macao, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Greece
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Greece, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

India
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in India, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

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

Croatia; Croatia
The report reflects the efforts of the Croatian government to strenghten the educational sector. Focal point will be the area of higher education regarding the following aims: acceptance of European standards; assurance of quality in teaching and research; increase in the number of students and the budgetary investment. This full text contains statements on the new Higher [...]

Russian Federation
This case study, comprising 20 pages, analyzes reform processes in the field of technical and vocational education between 1985 and 1994. It contains the following sections: Interdependence between vocational education and labour market; Reform of vocational education; The State standard as the basis for a new model of vocational education; Vocational education as a means of [...]

Mongolia
This full text contains the following sections on education: general education, technical and vocational training; higher education and distance education. In his prelimary remarks the author, who worked as a government advisor in Mongolia from 1998 to 2001, analyses the transformation process in this country which has been executed since 1989/1990.

Tajikistan
The author of this full text underlines the significant role of education, libraries and information services in the Central Asian region. She refers to the civil war and the social transformations in the 1990s in Tajikistan and outlines the development of the education system and the libraries.

Tanzania
The case study contains the following chapters: 1. Historical background; 2. The process and impact of institutional reform; 3. The ingredients of institutional transformation; 4. Economic, political and education sector transformation; 5. unfinished business.

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

Uganda
The case study concentrates particularly on Makerere University and contains the following chapters: 1. Introduction; 2. Historical background; 3. Problems of Makerere University in the context of political climate (1970-1990); 4. Change and recovery through institutional reform; 5. Challenges and unfinished business: 6. Recommendations; 7. Conclusion.

Indonesia
This speech of 2001 is an outline of the educational reform process in Indonesia. It is subdivided into the following sections: 1. Historical background on Indonesian education reform; 2. Contexts of Education Reform; 3. Laws and Policies of the National Education System; 4. Formation of the Committee on Education Reform; 5. Review and Consultation Process; 6. The Strategy of [...]

Sweden
This UNESCO POLICY BRIEF ON EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, May 2002, informs on reforms undertaken in early childhood education and care in Sweden since this area of responsibility has been handed over in 1996 from the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs to the Ministry of Education and Science.

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

Jamaica; Grenada; Anguilla; Caribbean
The paper presented at the 4th Caribbean Early Childhood Conference, Georgetown, Guyana, July 2002 compares models of qualification in the childcare and pre-school sector in Jamaica, Grendada and Anguilla. The link offered here leads you to the webarchive and is a copy of the website as of 2005.

Barbados
The paper was presented at the 4th Caribbean Early Childhood Conference, Georgetown, Guyana, July, 2002 and gives an overview of the curriculum reform process in Barbados which is part of the government\'s Education Sector Enhancement Programme (EduTech 2000). The link offered here leads you to the webarchive and is a copy of the website as of 2005.

Latin America; Spain
RISEU is a network of researchers on higher education from Latin America and Spain. Its main objective is to support the study of higher education, to constitute a space of academic dialogue, and to develop documentary resources. The website offers links to national research institutions on the same topic, to articles (fulltext), to some statistics, to conferences and [...]

India; Sri Lanka; Nepal; Bangladesh; Germany
"DAAD" stands for "Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst", also known as German Academic Exchange Service. DAAD is a joint organization of German institutions of higher education and student bodies. Their aim is to promote academic cooperation worldwide, especially through the exchange of students, scholars, academics, and scientists. The homepage provides links for South [...]

Argentina
The National Council on Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) in Argentina was founded in 1958. The web site provides information about the organizational structure, administrative bodies, statutes, activities and programs, documents and other publications of the council and a link list of the member universities and institutes. According to its website, both the [...]

Panama
The Counsil of Rectors of Panama has several functions to rise the quality of public and private universities and their administration, e. g.coordination and information of the member universities and developing regulations concerning minimal requirements for academic degrees. The web site provides information about these tasks, the organisation structure, projects and [...]

Albania
This comprehensive full text with various links to the single levels and areas of the Albanian education system offers at the same time a historical overview on the development of education and training in Albania. The authors have structured the contents into: Pre-Communist Era; Education under Communist Rule; Education in the New Albania.

Colombia
The homepage of the National Library of Colombia offers links to texts about its objectives and structure and to the databases and catalogues which are searchable online. Also, there is reference to collections as well as a directory of all public libraries according to the departments.

Panama
The homepage of the National Library of Panama offers links with texts about its objectives and structure and to the databases, services and catalogues which are searchable online.

Argentina; Latin America
The Network FLACSO (Latin American institute for social science) is an international organisation in research and documentation founded in 1957 by UNESCO. It has offices in 16 Latin American Countries. The homepage of the office in Argentina presents abundant information on educational issues: Programs and projects, publications, products, research results, full text [...]

Argentina
The homepage of the Argentinian National Library has links with texts about its objectives and structure and to the databases and catalogues which are searchable online. It provides a link list of national libraries woldwide, information on librarian formation as well as cultural events.

Brazil
The homepage of the Brazilian National Library has links with texts about its objectives and structure and to the databases and catalogues which are searchable online.

Bolivia
The Institute for Socio-Economic Research (IISEC) conducts research activities in Bolivia in the field of economics, education and sociology. Under the link "working papers" the homepage provides access to full text information about educational sociology, bilingualism and intercultural education, vocational school system as well as quality in education in Bolivia. The reports [...]

Mexico
The national institute develops indicators for education quality for teaching and learning - in the field of pre school, primary and secondary education at public school. It conducts and publishes evaluations. Purpose of INEE is to get a broad picture of the achievements of representative samples of Mexican school students at successive points in time. The website informs [...]

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 [...]

Peru
The objective of this project is to improve and develop social science and the scientific use of the internet in Peru. The following links "Bibilioteca" - "Educacion" provide full text information ( PDF) about the area of education in Peru and Latin America.

Tanzania
This full text provides in the framework of the "Teaching & Learning about East Africa" Project (TLEAP) a brief survey on the development of education in Tanzania during the two decades after achieving political independence. The data of educational statistics bear therefore only historical character. The lack of financial resources is considered as a main reason for [...]

Kenya
This full text provides in the framework of the "Teaching & Learning about East Africa" Project (TLEAP) a brief survey on the development of education in Kenia in a historical retrospective. Mission schools are mentioned but the impact of colonialism on education has been neglected. Information on the development of education in the nineties contains data regarding educational [...]

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.

Spain
This text provides answers to all questions concerning vocational education in Spain.

Spain
This web site provides the text of the higher education reform law from 2001.

Latvia
This website provides information about the Latvian education and higher education system, higher education institutions and of the "Bologna- process" in Latvia.

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

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 [...]

Turkey
This website of the Union of Turkish-German businesspeople offers full texts dealing with the situation of Turkish migrants in professional education and business in Germany.

France
This website provides access to precise information on the French higher education system, study courses, preparation of a study sojourn for foreign applicants, opportunities of financing studies, promotion and advice, practical information and useful links.

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.

Iran
This site provides texts about: A brief review of the Iranian educational system; History of higher education in Iran; and a link list of Iranian universities and scientific institutes.

Iran
Full text of the Iranian embassy in Norway describing school and higher education in Iran.

Africa
In their contribution to the 2nd Annual Conference on World-wide Web Applications (Johannesburg, 2000) Anthony Lelliott, Shirley Pendlebury and Penny Enslin explore the dilemma concerning information and communications technology (ICT) in Africa. First they provide a brief overview of current patterns of access and relative costs. Secondly, they question the prevalent touting [...]

Australia
AIATSIS is an independent Commonwealth Government statutory authority devoted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies. It is Australia's premier institution for information about the cultures and lifestyles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The website offers access the catalogue of audiovisual archives and the library as well as research information.

Lithuania
The English version of the web site of the Lithuanian Ministry of Education provides an overview of the educational system, educational legislation, vocational training, higher and adult education, a link list of texts on educational reform (pdf and doc-files), statistical data (mainly enrollment) and general information about the country and its history. [ The version in [...]

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

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 [...]

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

Cambodia
The area orientation website (Landeskundiche Informationsseite/ LIS) on Cambodia is one out of more than 30 profiles provided by the preparatory institution for development co-operation (V-EZ) of the InWEnt together with four partner institutions. Structured texts have been elaborated as an information source for experts who prepare themselves for an assignment to work in the [...]

Sri Lanka
The area orientation website (Landeskundiche Informationsseite/ LIS) on Sri Lanka is one out of more than 30 profiles provided by the preparatory institution for development co-operation (V-EZ) of the InWEnt together with four partner institutions. Structured texts have been elaborated as an information source for experts who prepare themselves for an assignment to work in the [...]

Spain
This web site provides access to many pdf-files with the text of the Spanish Law on Quality in Education, its draft, its implementing ordinances, special regulations and debates about it. There is also a space for expressions of opinions of the public. The text of the law has the URL: http://www.boe.es/g/es/boe/dias/2002-12-24/seccion1.php

Spain
This web site contains the text of the most important Spanish education reform law of the 1990s.

Spain
This web site provides links to the entire text of the new university law ( 2001), its drafts and some Royal Decrees about study organization and degrees. The text of the law has the following URL: http://www.univ.mecd.es/univ/html/informes/LOU/especial_LOU/ ley_universidades.pdf (26 pages pdf-file).

France
This website is intended to serve as a platform for information, advice and exchange for all persons interested in the topic of science education in the elementary and primary sector. This is done through online and print documents, discussion lists, subscription to current information, search engines, publications and expert consultation.

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, [...]

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

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

United Kingdom
"The UKCGE serves to promote graduate education in all academic disciplines, by bringing experts together for specialist working groups, as well as organising regular conferences and workshops, conducting surveys and publishing policy documents."

South America; Argentina; Bolivia; Chile; Peru
This organization promotes the cooperation of the universities in the West Central region of South America. The web site provides information about the organizational structure, administrative bodies, statutes, activities and programs, documents and other publications of the council and a link list of the member universities.

Chile
The general mission of this organization is to promote higher education as a basic prerequisite of the enhancement of social, scientific and technological progress and to disseminate knowledge into the society. The web site provides information about the corporation itself, a study program in "asentamientos humanos", publications (among them the journal "Estudios Sociales") [...]

Africa
African Technology Forum (ATF) is the premier source of information on science and technology in Africa. They provide practical information to corporations, individuals and institutions in the US, Africa and the rest of the world. They publish a quarterly magazine on science and technology in Africa, and provide consulting services and networking opportunities for those [...]

Africa; Africa South of the Sahara
The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), established in July 1988, is a public non-profit organization. Its principal objective is to strengthen local capacity to conduct independent research into problems pertinent to the management of economies in sub-Saharan Africa. The website contains information about the AERC, its training and research programs. Sections as [...]

Africa; Africa South of the Sahara
ANSTI, the African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions, is an organ of cooperation that links African institutions engaged in university level training and research in the fields of science and technology. It was established in January 1980, through the financial support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Educational, Scientific and [...]

Tajikistan
In this full text report to UNESCO the author provides an overview on the current development of higher technical education in Tajikistan and the efforts to improve the quality of education in all areas and at all levels of education. He refers to the socioeconomic framework conditions and focal points of higher educational policy in the country.

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

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

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.

Bermuda
The web site provides directories of the Ministry\'s personnel and of other educational persons, a school directory, a school calendar für the current year and announcements of the Ministry.

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, [...]

Caribbean
The text provides an overview of the development and current status of the education systems of the Caribbean states and territories; some institutions, mainly universities and colleges are named.

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.

Malta
This brief country profile of Malta is offered by EuroEducation Net to provide useful information and assist students in choosing academic courses in one of the educational institutions of this country. The information is structured as follows: education system; admission to higher education and recognition of foreign credentials; student life; international cooperation and [...]

Chile
The cooperation National University Network (REUNA) is a cooperation initiative which, occasioned by research and higher education institutions, presents the only technological infrastructure of academic networks which work with research, education and innovation in Chile. REUNA is connected with international academical networks worldwide. Over this connection, members can [...]

Japan
The Institute is the central research and teaching facility for special education in Japan. It has the following aims: To undertake applied researches in the field of special education to analyse teaching methodology. To provide professional and technical in-service training for teachers of special education. To disseminate research findings and to promote collaborative [...]

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 [...]

India
The Board cares for all issues of school examinations in the secondary schools, e.g. to prescribe conditions of examinations and conduct public examinations at the end of Class X and XII. To grant qualifying certificates to successful candidates of the affiliated schools or to prescribe and update the courses of instructions for examinations. The homepage provides numerous [...]

Trinidad and Tobago
The ministry was established in December 2001 and one of its primary responsibilities is the development of the national human resource through tertiary education and training in the areas of academics, technical vocational training, scientific research and discovery. The web site's major parts are about the ministry itself, its sub-units (research, planning and technical [...]

Nicaragua
The council, consisting mainly of the ten heads of the country\'s tertiary institutions, is the administrative body which coordinates and advises the functioning of the universities and works out propositions for higher education policy. The web site provides texts about objectives, vision and mission of the CNU, the text of a law concerning autonomy of higher education [...]

Peru
The Peruvian National Rectors Assembly has several functions to rise the quality of public and private universities and their administration, e.g. coordination and information of the member universities, development of regulations concerning minimal requirements for academic degrees or conflict solving within the universities. The web site provides information about these [...]

Dominican Republic
The homepage of the ministry shows, beside a box about the ministry itself, the following areas: higher education ( institutions, scholarships, information technology in higher education, service and counselling, virtual library); science and technology (projects, service); the national information system. Furthermore, there are numerous hints on national, international and [...]

Bolivia
The Deputy Ministry for Science and Technology (VCyT) is subordinate to the ministry of education of Bolivia. It is responsible for the planification and the support of research, development and innovation activities of the country. The web site provides descriptions of the three departments of the Ministry: general university education, technical and technological education [...]

Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Greece; Yugoslavia; Kosovo; Croatia; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Moldova; Romania; Slovenia; Serbia; Turkey; Hungary; Cyprus; Montenegro; Southeastern Europe
In the framework of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research ( Braunschweig/ Germany) developed a project aiming at the "Coordination of Textbook Research, Development and Textbook Comparison in South-East Europe". The establishment of a virtual South-East Europe Textbook Network, which started in February 2001, [...]

Chile
This web site provides vast information about all issues of policy, reforms and programmes concerning pre-school education in Chile, about curriculum development and publications

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 [...]

Romania
This country analysis on state and perspectives of secondary education and training in Romania was elaborated by Fretwell and Wheeler for the World Bank, which finances educational projects in Romania. This full text in pdf-format comprises 22 pages.

Serbia
This comprehensive full text of about 60 pages in pdf-format provides detailed information on the ongoing educational reform process, led by the Ministry of Education and Sports of the Republic of Serbia, covering the period from January 2001 to June 2003 and beyond. In the document, compiled by Gordana Miljevic, for all levels and areas of the education system guidelines for [...]

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 [...]

Africa South of the Sahara; Africa South of the Sahara
The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) has been at the forefront of efforts in Africa to promote the education of girls and women. Created in 1992 as a response to the slow pace of implementation of Education For All (EFA) Goals in sub-Saharan Africa and registered in Kenya as a pan African NGO in 1993, FAWE has since grown into a network of 33 National Chapters [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

Asia; Pacific Rim
The programme focuses on the Eradication of Illiteracy (EOI), Universalization of Primary Education (UPE) , and Promotion of Continuing Education for Development (CED). The main target groups include the marginalized and disadvantaged groups, especially, the under-served, un-reached and the children with special needs. The website provides information about strategies, program [...]

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

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 [...]

Bahrain
This address provides statistical tables about number of schools, students and teachers, pupil-teacher ratio and graduates in secondary education.

Djibouti
The homepage of this university which was founded in Oct. 2000 provides the usual information about its structure, study programs, administration and services.

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.

Malaysia
The texts in English on this homepage {these texts seem to have disappeared from the site?!] provide information about organization, personnel and function ("role") of the Centre, a plan for improving English proficiency among students in Malaysian schools ( GEP) and a link list of international URLs concerning curriculum and syllabus ( see "lesson plan") - the curriculum [...]

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. [...]

Saint Lucia
By clicking on a map of the island one can get data about schools, teachers and students in the 8 districts of the country.

Jamaica; Jamaica
The mission of UCJ is to increase the availability of University level training in Jamaica, through accreditation of institutions, courses and programmes for recognition and acceptability. The Council is empowered to confer degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic awards and distinctions on those who have pursued courses approved by the Council at associated tertiary [...]

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

Chile
SIMCE is the instrument for quality evaluation of all schools in Chile, based on annual examinations of students between the fourth to eight level of basic education and the second of middle schools. The web site provides the results since 1998, a description of the exams and examples of the questions.

Chile
This web site provides comprehensive and detailed information about all issues of higher education. Particular features are: higher education statistics (see "SIES") and a searchable data base of all tertiary institutions ( see "directorio de instituciones").

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 [...]

Singapore
This URL provides access to the yearly statistics of the Education Ministry of Singapore as pdf-files. The reports cover primarily as well as secondary education and universities. They show the number of institutions as well as the number of studentes. Finally they provide an overview about the state expenditures on education.

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
This agency's task is to improve the quality of the tertiary system by making public its performance through evaluation and other measures leading to certification and accreditation. The web site shows a navigation point "programas" which provides information about the five tasks: institutional evaluation, certification, accreditation, evaluation ot the professorate and [...]

Spain
The main objective of the Institute of Youth (INJUVE) is to promote cultural communication between youth associations, develop and co- ordinate an information and documentation system, maintain international relations and co-operation in matters related to youth and promote youth exchanges at national and international level. The web site provides information about these and [...]

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 [...]

Spain
This web site provides access to a wide range of resources in the field of education and culture. Among others there is a centre for virtual learning. The links Webs de Centros and CC.AA. lead to the education services of the autonomous regions.

Spain
This web site provides access to online-curricular material for secondary education. Available subjects are natural and social sciences, ethic, languages, math, music and technology.

United Kingdom
"TLRP (Teaching and Learning Research Programme) is a coordinated research initiative. Its overarching purpose is to support and develop educational research leading to improvements in outcomes for learners of all ages, in all sectors and contexts of education, training and lifelong learning throughout the UK. The first projects began work in 2000 and the Programme is [...]

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 [...]

Spain
The two menue boxes on the homepage give access to information about die main fields of work of the institute and detailed information about study and postgraduate courses.

France
The institute calls itself an educational movement which is engaged in research about and diffusion of Freinet- pedagogy. The website provides information about Freinet-pedagogy, regional working groups, the actions which were carried out, publications and a "childrens' space" which enables contacts to working Freinet-schools and groups.

Kazakhstan
This report has a historical dimension. It informs about the organization of education and ideological indoctrination from kindergarten to primary school in the former Soviet Republic Kazakhstan. In a critical manner strengths and weaknesses of the school system of that time are shown.

Russian Federation
This report of an immigrant in Germany is not only a recollection of schooling in Russia, but at the same time a critical comparison in view of the undemanding nature of German educational contents and achievement orientation. This full text includes an intercultural message to all those who are still afflicted with prejudices and ignorance about the Russian people and its [...]

France
Within the framework of the national education of France, the "Greta" are in charge of adult education in most of the professions. Gretas are a group of local institutions which organize and perform further education courses for adults with respective final examinations and diploma. The website provides information about where one can take courses in which professions, who are [...]

France
Since the French law for equality of opportunities and rights (2005), the Promotion of school integration of disabled children increased. The website presents various texts, statements and political declarations concerning this issue, the texts of legal prescriptions, reports and dossiers, references to publications and multimedia resources and a link list.

China; Hong Kong
The Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching (APFSLT) is a refereed online periodical (ISSN 1609-4913) dedicated to the effectiveness and interest of learning and teaching science subjects in schools. It was launched by the Science Department of Hong Kong Institute of Education in 2000. This Forum invites contributions in form of hypertext/hypermedia articles for [...]

Sweden
An article of Arnd Zickgraf about managing education in Sweden. Developments and reasons are given for the success of the Swedish school system with its juxtaposition of local autonomy and national objectives as an instrument of control.

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.

France
This website provides links to texts about the cooperation of French universities with tertiary institutions in various regions of the world, e.g. french-italian, french-german, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean and links to cooperation programs in science and technology.

France
Link list of the large and important national educational organizations and centres which are under the supervision of the Education Ministry

France
This website proivides information for foreign students who want to study in France: admission regulations, inscription, recognition of qualifications; furthermore, there is a direct link to the site "higher education"

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

Ukraine
This full text provides information on aims, tasks, structure and organization of the Higher Education System of Ukraine. The State Higher Education System comprises 940 tertiary educational institutions, including technical and vocational schools as well as colleges and academies. The respective status of these institutions is set according to four levels which are mentioned [...]

France
The Pôle emploi, a fusion of the Agence Nationale de l`Emploi (ANPE)and the network Association pour l`emploi dans l`industrie et le commerce (Assédic) is a sort of electronic national labour office with regional departments. The website is structured into a room for job seekers and one for employers. Additionally, there is a news corner. Information is provided about job [...]

Switzerland
This website presents information about funding of research of non- university institutions in Switzerland: the procedure of approval of applications, the criteria for assessment of applications, legal prescriptions. There is also a link list with currently funded research and service institutions.

Switzerland
This association is devoted to the matters and interests of highly gifted children and their parents. Such children possess unusual abilities within completely different ranges. If these are not recognized and are not promoted, the children can suffer particularly because of the too low demands at school . Therefore the association promotes the following goals: Assistance to [...]

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.

Switzerland
The ETH-Board is elected by the Federal Council as the controlling body of the ETH (Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences) domain. It determines the strategic direction of the ETH domain, allocates the funding provided by the Swiss Confederation to the six ETH institutions, coordinates their activities, puts forward their presidents and directors to the Federal Council for [...]

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

France
This website of the French Public Administration provides information for the citizen - in this case the handicapped one - who wants to learn about his / her rights and the ways how to push them through. The link list at the left has, among others, links to: financial aid for handicapped persons, handicapped children, vocational training and labour market for the handicapped.

United States
The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) was developed by the OECD to assess the reading, mathematics and science literacy of 15-year-olds in participating countries. This website, maintained by the National Center for Education Statistics, provides a list of reports, speeches and statements with presentation of the PISA findings from a US perspective.

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

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

international
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, [...]

Czech Republic
The institute is a professional facility belonging to and subsidised by the Czech Ministry of Education. The Institute\' s mission is to help with the implementation of tasks arising from the government\' s youth policy and the Act on Support for Work with Children and Youth. The English version only provides information about activities and objectives and the organizational [...]

Mongolia
This bilingual Website provides information on the project activities of the IDRC in Mongolia which have been carried out since 1990. The International Development Research Centre is a public corporation created by the Canadian government. It supports the Mongolian Government in the development of communication infrastructures, particularly in the field of education. Based on [...]

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.

England; Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
"England\'s primary school pupils are the third most able readers in the world behind Sweden and the Netherlands. This study, which examined the reading habits and achievements of 10 year olds in 35 countries, showed that England was one of the highest-performing countries in the world, and the most successful English-speaking country." Via the summary of findings the online [...]

Wales; United Kingdom
Estyn's aim is "to raise standards and quality of education and training in Wales through inspection and advice, in support of the vision and strategic direction set out by the Welsh Assembly Government." Inspection reports are available as pdf-files.

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

Chile
The objective of this organization is to accomplish equality of educational opportunities for all school children through various programmes - not only educational programs, but also nutritional programs and programs for health promotion. JUNAEB is a comprehensive network and is present in over 9.000 schools. The homepage leads to information about these programs and their [...]

Europe
This URL provides an overview of internet resources and services whcih the Council of Europe offers for youth. They are arranged according to topics ans types. There is also a link list concerning youth issues.

India
Like the University Grants Commission (UGC), NCERT works under the Ministry of Human Resource Development as a coordinative organ in educational training and research. It develops standards, instructional materials and textbooks. The latter is available online as fulltext. It also provides information about programmes and publications. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Papua New Guinea
The web site provides the usual information about structure, departments (schools) and study programs of the university.

Jordan
This website gives access to the documents of the conference mentioned in the title which was held in September 2002 in Amman. There are texts about primary, secondary and higher education and TVET.

Greece
Detailed report on the stages of primary education, including kindergarten and primary school.

Greece
KETHI was founded in 1994, supervised and funded by the General Secretariat for Gender Equality of the Ministry of the Interior. Aims of KETHI\'s activities have a dual focus: to conduct social research on gender equality issues and to improve women\'s status and enable their advancement. Access to research surveys. Information on projects, conferences and overview of [...]

Italy
This regional dossier, prepared by Mercator-Education the European Network for Regional or Minority Languages and Education, aims at providing concise descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education, in this case the German language in education in South Tyrol (Italy). It comprises information on features of the educational system, [...]

Africa
"This paper [by Osei Darkwa and Fikile Mazibuko] discusses the growing application of information communications technologies in Africa and other parts of the world. ... It then discusses the state of distance education in Africa, identifying the institutions offering distance education and the nature of the delivery platform used. The prospects and challenges in introducing [...]

Asia; Pacific Rim
Jointly development of the Asia/Pacific Cultural Center UNESCO ( ACCU) and UNESCO Bangkok. Free use of data, e.g. statistical information, reports and analytical studies on innovative literacy programmes and projects (PDF-Files), database learning materials and guides, curriculum information for the involved countries,

Cameroon
Cameroon\'s Ministry of Higher Education site provides detailed information about the ministry (address, duty, mission; the minister; news) and about the country\'s university system. Further sections also include practical and administrative information: Announcements (e.g. for scholarships), laws and regulations, equivalence of certificates.

Albania
Special attention is being paid to the acquisition of material charting political developments during the time of transition in Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Links to internet resources, South-East European studies, material on Kosova, newspaper library.

Finland
Tekes, finances research and development (R&D) projects of companies and universities in Finland. Information on technology programmes ( subject search possible) , national and international co-operations. Publications to download.

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.).

Finland
The Institute is a linguistic research institute of the Finnish State. Finnish, Swedish, the Saami languages, Romani and the Finnish sign language are studied here. Extensive library and comprehensive linguistic archives. Databases only to be researched in Finnish language.

Albania
Country study with special focus on education in the pre-communist and communist era.

Albania
The Education Reform Project for Albania aims to assist the education ministry in planning and managing the delivery of educational services. Information on the Worldbank project with links to full text descriptions, contract information and notices.

Albania
This project of the Worldbank is aimed to build institutional capacity for planning, management and quality assurance of education in an increasingly decentralized system. The information (1994, 86 pages, PDF-Format) are giving an overview on the Albanian education system, success and financing of the project.

Finland
The Institute of Migration was founded in 1974, and has its headquarters in Turku. Main tasks are documentation of research material relating to international and internal migration; to carry out migration research, and to develop co-operation between the universities and special organizations related to migration, both within Finland and abroad. Online search in Finnish in [...]

Australia
Achieve Online has been developed to provide a range of educational tools, utilities, and reference materials for students, teachers and parents in one convenient location. It offers link databases on educational subjects, articles on educational hot topics (archived) and information on educational competitions.

Finland
In this report, the need to strengthen the international activities of institutions of higher education is justified by both the new challenges arising from the international operating environment and the need for domestic development. It provides a review of the present situation with respect to the international operations of institution of higher education and assesses the [...]

Denmark
The Danish Network of Innovative Schools is part of the European Network ENIS and serves as a motor for the implementation of information technology in Danish schools.

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.

Australia
The VCAA sets the guidelines for what students learn in Victorian schools up to year 12 (replacing the former Board of Studies since March 2001). It is also the VCAA' s job to oversee how learning is assessed. The VCAA services both government and non-government schools and is directly responsible to Victoria's Minister for Education and Training. The website offers [...]

Australia
The Authority -established in 2002- exercises portfolio-wide responsibilities for the development, review and approval of pre-school guidelines and syllabuses for years 1-12, as well as the development of professional resources for teachers to support the implementation of relevant guidelines and syllabuses. The website offers comprehensive information on the QSA as well as [...]

Australia
The Tasmanian Qualifications Authority (TQA) handles matters associated with the certification of Tasmanian trainees and students. It accredits courses, determines assessment and provides certification for the Tasmanian Certificate of Education for all Year 11-12 students in Tasmania. The website provides information on the TQA, its responsibilities and services, on [...]

Ireland
Full text of the document as rtf-file. The White Paper focuses on children from birth to six years. Its aim is to support the development and educational achievement of children through high quality early education, with a particular focus on the disadvantaged and children with special needs.

Ireland
HEEU is a national body, established in 1992. The HEEU is funded by the HEA. Its role is to promote greater equality in Irish higher education institutions. Report on the College network, information on activities, recommendations, submissions. Free access to publications.

New Zealand
ERO is the government department which reports publicly on the quality of education in all New Zealand schools and early childhood services, including private schools, kura kaupapa Mäori (Mäori language immersion schools), special schools and ngä köhanga reo (Mäori language early childhood groups). A broad range of online ressources free of charge (handbooks with legal [...]

New Zealand
The Department of Conservation is the central government organisation charged with conserving the natural and historic heritage of New Zealand. The special service for schools comprises link lists with relevant topics for lessons and projects; project information (free access to full texts) and a calendar.

New Zealand
The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) Homepage provides information on the international comparative study and the outcomes for NZ since 1994.

United States
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.

United States
The RRCNA is a not-for-profit association of Reading Recovery professionals (teachers, university trainers and professors) and partners. The Council provides a wide variety of programs and services, including publications, annual conferences, and special institutes and academies (link lists). Access to research reports to download and to the journal 'Literacy Teaching and [...]

Ireland
NWCI ist the national representative organisation for women and women' s groups in Ireland with around 158 women's organisations and groups from all parts of Ireland affiliated to the Council. The aim is equal participation of women in all aspects of social and economic life. Information on various projects to foster education and training among women. Detailed information on [...]

Ireland
An all-Ireland network to promote effective interventions with young people at risk. Project database and examples of good practice, information about involved agencies, networking, online journal free of charge, link list.

United States
NCME is an organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement. Members include e.g. university faculties. Information on structure, activities and membership. Free access to the newsletter. Several journals e.g. the quarterly journal ' Jem' ( Journal of Educational Measurement) are online only available with [...]

Ireland
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.

Italy
The website characterises aims and activities of the Italian National Research Council (CNR). There is a list of member institutes and of research focuses as well as statistics. The Italian version of this website contains additional information, e.g. publications and news.

Ireland
ENFO is a public service which provides easy access to wide-ranging and authoritative information on the environment, incl. sustainable development. It was established in 1990 by the Department of the Environment and Local Government. Library database and special information for schools and teachers. Online publications on single environmental issues.

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

Australia
This handbook (pdf-file, 42 pages) is a collection of information and case studies about effective strategies for the delivery of vocational education in Australia. It presents a set of guidelines for creating and maintaining a vocational education program. It relates the experiences of teachers, and practitioners who have developed school to work pathways for students in [...]

Bulgaria
In the framework of the "Improving Education Quality Project", the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) renders assistance for socalled host countries to implement their educational reform efforts in primary and early childhood education, as well as community development. In this context this website was developed to provide basic information on [...]

Jamaica
In the framework of the "Improving Education Quality Project", the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) renders assistance for so called host countries to implement their educational reform efforts in primary and early childhood education, as well as community development. In this context this website was developed to provide some useful links on [...]

El Salvador
In the framework of the "Improving Education Quality Project", the United States Agency for International Development ( USAID) renders assistance for so called host countries to implement their educational reform efforts in primary and early childhood education, as well as community development. In this context this website was developed to provide basic information on [...]

Honduras
Within the framework of the "Improving Education Quality Project", the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) renders assistance for so called host countries to implement their educational reform efforts in primary and early childhood education as well as community development. In this context, this website was developed to provide basic information on [...]

Canada
Canadian Literacy and Learning Network is the national hub for research, information and knowledge exchange, increasing literacies and essential skills across Canada. CLLN, a non-profit charitable organization, represents literacy coalitions, organizations and individuals in every province and territory in Canada. The project is funded by the Government of Canada´s Office of [...]

Latin America; Colombia; Guatemala
The foundation Escuela Nueva is an innovation in the area of basic primary education, especially in rural communities, focusing on community education, co-operative, active and participatory education, a strong connection to the community and a flexible transition of pupils to higher levels. The website provides information about the objectives of the organization and their [...]

Denmark
Paper presented at ICSEI (International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement) Australia 2003 (ppt) on the methods of self-evaluation at the Danish Folkeskole.

Denmark
"Children and Cultural Heritage" provides information on museums and cultural heritage for children.

Albania
In diesem Artikel wird der Versuch unternommen, eine allgemeine The article provides an overview on learning and teaching foreign languages in Albania, focussing on the German language (publisher: DaF- Mosaik - Internetinformation for German teachers in South-East Europe).

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 [...]

Sweden
The Swedish Public Employment Service is Sweden´s biggest employment service. The English website offers detailed information for migrants. Basic information is available in various languages.

Ireland
SDPS was launched in May of 1999 as part of the National Development Plan 2001-2006, to promote the practice of planning in Primary schools. The service aimed at supporting collaborative planning as a means of promoting school effectiveness and renewal and to avoid early school leaving. The site contains information areas for teachers, parents and boards, links to educational [...]

Ireland
NDA is an independent statutory agency established under the Department of Justice, Equality & Law Reform by the National Disability Authority Act 1999. NDA strives to ensure that the rights and entitlements of people with disabilities are protected. In this context NDA undertakes e.g. research and develop statistical information for the planning, delivery and monitoring of [...]

Ireland
The aims of ACT are to support the teachers of Civic, Social and Political Education (CSPE) and to represent them. Information on the constitution, action projects and events. Free access to 'ACTIVATE' , the newsletter of ACT. Full text articles and statements and commented useful links for CSPE teachers are available.

Ireland
SDPI was established in 1999 to stimulate and strengthen a culture of collaborative development planning in schools, with a view to promoting school improvement and effectiveness. Introduction of services and broad range of guideline materials for schools on school planning (to download). Link list of school planning and educational websites.

Ireland
Information portal on the European Commission and the European Parliament office in Ireland including a special site for schools and many information on Ireland and the EU.

Ireland
IPPN is a new national structure, which, inpractical co-operation with the Department of Education and Science will help to foster nationally a culture of professional support and development for primary principals. Information on local professional support groups, local and national networks and membership. Publications to download (Word- files), curriculum, managment and [...]

Ireland
The primary function of NEWB, established in 2002, is to ensure that each child in Ireland attends a recognised school or otherwise receives an appropriate education and welfare-focussed services. The website informs on the project development. Link to the Education Welfare Act 2000, and to a news archive.

Ireland
The website is a place to learn more on development education with issues of underdevelopment, development, human rights, justice and world citizenship. Worksheets for schools a learning zone, published resources, link lists and photo galleries are offered.

Iran
The ministry is responsible for management and planing of higher education of IRAN.Training of expertise in all levels from and first degree to Doctorate is organized under supervision of this ministry. The homepage provides access to texts about the higher education system in Iran and the policy of the Ministry, statistical data about higher education, a database consisting [...]

Ireland
The purpose of the PCSP is to mediate the Primary School Curriculum for teachers towards enabling them to implement it in their schools. This website aims to inform them of the workings and structures of the Support Programme. Each curricular area contains details of the timescale for in-service training and implementation, as well as useful downloadable resources. PSCP was [...]

Ireland
As the co-ordinating and development agency for local youth services in Ireland, the National Youth Federation is committed to promoting community based youth services for young people. Information on the structure, youth education, local/national programmes and activities of the organisation. Publications, reports and a newsletter to download.

Ireland
Youthreach is part of a national programme of second-chance education and training in Ireland. Information on the centres, networks, co-ordinators. A virtual library with access to legal matters, reports and relevant documents. Broad range of links to relevant partners national and international. Supported by the Irish Ministry of Education and Science.

Ireland
CDU was established in 1972 by Trinity College, Dublin, the Department of Education and the City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee. The CDU is a curriculum research and development institute, which over the years has initiated a variety of activities in areas such as alternative courses at junior cycle, vocational preparation courses at senior cycle . Programmes of [...]

Ireland
In response to the demand for a psychological service to all schools, the NEP (National Educational Psychological Service) was established September 1999. This strategy statement (PDF-file, 33 pages) outlines NEP's aims and activities for children.

Ireland
Summary (PDF-file, 72 pages) of the principal changes in the revised ' Link Modules' (the defining curriculum for the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - LCVP) , examined for fist time in 2004. ( Background-) information for teachers.

Ireland
This discussion paper (PDF-file, 56 pages, 1999) is intended to stimulate discussion and debate that will inform the work of the NCCA and assist in the development of curriculum guidelines that will provide access to an appropriate education for all students with general learning disabilities. Section 1 provides a brief historical background, looks at current provision for [...]

Ireland
skoool.ie is a collaboration between AIB Bank, The Irish Times, and Intel® Ireland to foster highly innovative, interactive and exciting learning. Focus is laid on the Irish Junior and Senior Cycle curricula. Target groups are students, teacher and parents. Broad range of learning and information resources in the style of a web-portal.

Ireland
The Equality Authority was established on 18th October 1999. It replaced the Employment Equality Agency and has a greatly expanded role. It outlaws discrimination in all kind, e.g. in education. Information on mission and services. Access to speeches and publications searchable via a search engine. Information partly also in French, Romanian and Portuguese.

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

Ireland
The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment was established as a statutory body in July 2001. It has to advise the Minister of Education and Science in matters relating to the curriculum for early childhood education, primary and post-primary schools, and the assessment procedures employed in schools and examinations on subjects that are part of the curriculum. [...]

Iceland
Skolatorg is a developmental project which began early in 1999 and is aimed at facilitating communication and the information flow between families and compulsory schools (teachers and pupils) by using a specially designed web solution for the school community. Main information in Icelandic only.

Europe
Full text (PDF-file, 24 pages) of the public consultation document with thirteen key questions about future programme actions in the EU. The document should help to develop a new generation of programmes which respond better to educational needs and reinforce the quality of education, training and youth activities in Europe.

France
This association has three objectives: a) to promote knowledge about enterprises among youth and teachers, b) do create knowledge about the development of the vocations in order to match supply and demand and c) to promote the integration of youth in the world of labour. This is done by a national structure and local school-business working groups. The website provides access [...]

Ireland
Information on the federation and the point system for universities. List of publications, annual reports to download, links to legal statements, salary schemes and research information.

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

Asia; Pacific Rim; Oceania
The Bureau's mission is to build and strengthen an Asia-Pacific movement dedicated to advancing equitable access to relevant, quality and empowering education and learning opportunities for all; it is committed to enhancing the role and contribution of adult education and learning in promoting these aims. The website provides information about the respective programs, [...]

New Zealand
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.

New Zealand
The National Education Monitoring Project (NEMP at the University Otago) is contracted by the NZ Ministry of Education to give a broad picture of the achievements of representative samples of New Zealand school students at successive points in time. Purpose of NEMP is to get a broad picture of the achievements of representative samples of New Zealand school students at [...]

Ireland
Information, curriculum guidelines, worksheet and games on the ' EURO' for schools.

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 [...]

United States
The College Board is a national nonprofit membership association whose mission is to prepare, inspire, and connect students to college and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the association is composed of more than 4,200 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations.

United States
The Center provides information and analysis for those involved in managing the higher education enterprise internationally through publications, conferences, and the maintenance of a database of individuals and institutions. It is especially concerned with creating dialogue and cooperation among academic institutions in the industrialized nations and those in the developing [...]

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 [...]

United States
CEO focuses on three areas in particular: racial preferences, immigration and assimilation and multicultural education. Information, publications, full texts, links and newsletter. Special information on bilingual education.

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 [...]

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
English version of the pre-school curriuculum in Sweden, published by the Ministry of Education and Science in Sweden and the National Agency for Education, publishing year 2010.

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.

Norway
Background report (52 pages) from the Norwegian Ministry of Children and Familiy Affairs for the OECD, in conjunction with their participation in the project 'Thematic Review of Early Childhood Education and Care' 1998-2000.

Norway
On 1 December 1995 the Norwegian Ministry of Children and Family Affairs established a framework plan for the content of day care institutions. Summary of the framework contents and access to the corresponding Norwegian laws (HTML format).

Denmark
Background report (63 pages) from the Danish Ministry of Social Affairs and Education for the OECD, in conjunction with their participation in the project 'Thematic Review of Early Childhood Education and Care' 1998-2000.

France
This regional dossier, prepared by Mercator-Education the European Network for Regional or Minority Languages and Education, aims at providing concise descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education, in this case the German language in education in Alsace, France. It comprises information on features of the educational system, recent [...]

Norway
The aim of the network is to offer teachers (researchers and the public) a curricular aid that may facilitate the teaching of environmental science, and the realization of practical lessons. It was established in the mid-1990s, when a new core curriculum was formulated where interdisciplinary environmental education received a more central role. There are 805 Norwegian and 83 [...]

Norway
Sarepta is a special service provided for schools by the Norwegian Space Centre. On the website factual articles, examples and suggestions for teaching and learning activities, and a huge archive of actual satellite images. Access to a link library and information on projects.

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

Norway
ITU is an unit, which is a part of the Faculty of Education at the University of Oslo. It is part of the education ministry\'s measures to strengthen R & D in the pedagogical use of ICT in education. The network co-ordinates research through interdisciplinary co-operation and network building. From 1 January 2010 ITU is a part of the National Centre for ICT in Education, under [...]

United States
Fiscal, demographic and performance data on California\'s K-12 schools. Reports at the state, county, district and school level. Discussions and explanations of California school issues and policies. Link list to data and research on K-12 schools, full texts to download and a database for K-12 schools are offered. The information is updated annually after the California [...]

Norway
NOSEB is an interdisciplinary research institute of the NTNU Trondheim, and the research foundation Allforsk. It is supported by the research council of Norway through a strategic university programme. It is NOSEB's purpose to initiate and carry out research on the life worlds of children and childhood, also in an international context. Information on NOSEB, useful links, and [...]

Norway
The FFO was founded in 1950, and is officially recognised in Norway as the co-ordinating body for organisations of disabled people. In English information on the role of FFO activities and services. Information on projects, publications and current activities in Norwegian only.

Cuba
The web site of the Ministry of Education of Cuba (URL: http://www.cubaeduca.rimed.cu or http://www.cubagob.cu/des_soc/mined/mined.htm) doesn`t exist at the moment (stand: September 2011). This website provides a description of the activities of the Ministry.

Iran
This is a text about the education system of Iran and the tasks of the education and the higher education ministry in this context.

Ireland
'Educate Together' is the representative organisation of the 'Educate Together schools' and associations throughout the republic of Ireland. Schools operated by those member associations have a distinct ethos: a.) all children having equal rights of access to the school, b.) co-educational, c.) child centred, d.) participation by parents. Presentation of the schools via an [...]

Ireland; Ireland
The Post-Primary Languages Initiative is in place since September 2000 with the purpose of implementing the policy of the Department of Education & Science Ireland of enhancing and expanding the teaching of languages in second-level schools. The initiative is also engaged in research on teaching materials, the planning networking days for teachers and the dissemination of [...]

Palau
The clearly structured homepage provides information texts about mission and staff of the Ministry, the school system and a school-to- work project, reports about several curriculum subjects and other resources, and about education history of ancient Palau.

Ireland
Online resources for German language lessons and on language certificates. Links to related organisation and competitions in Ireland.

Ireland
SARG is representing subject and teacher associations of Ireland. SARG exists to provide a forum for those associations to share information on topics of mutual interest. Linklist of associations by subjects. Constitution, forms and reports to download. Links to Irish teaching councils and an event calendar are kept.

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 [...]

Ireland
Adapt was a significant European social policy instrument aimed at increasing competitiveness by helping companies and employees adapt to and cope with the challenges and opportunities posed by global industrial change. As an experiment in knowledge management, ADAPT has created a knowledge map on the impact of information technology ( Link to the knowledge site). This website [...]

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".

United States
The foundation supports research, publications, and action projects of national significance in elementary/secondary education reform, as well as significant education reform projects in Dayton, Ohio and vicinity. On the website access to a broad range of publications e.g. on school-, teacher and education reform; to the weekly bulletin ' The Education Gadfly' with news and [...]

United States
Congress created the 26-member Governing Board in 1988 to set policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) - commonly known as the "The Nation\'s Report Card". Information on NAGP and NAEP work and responsibilities. Publications including frameworks, reports, and brochures (partly in pdf- or html-files) and a linklist are provided.

United States
AccountabilityWorks conducts research on topics of national significance in state and district accountability, including standards, assessments, data analysis and reporting, and incentives and sanctions to ensure success. In addition, it offers policymakers assistance in designing or improving accountability systems. It relies on funding, from the Smith Richardson Foundation [...]

United States
CRESST is a partnership of UCLA, the University of Colorado, Stanford University, RAND, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Southern California, Educational Testing Service, and the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. The CRESST mission focuses on the assessment of educational quality. Virtual library with reports (searchable by author or keyword; full texts [...]

Malta
The website offers the usual information about study courses, faculties and institutes, especially also for foreign students (International Office). Library, support services are mentioned, too.

Lebanon; Middle East
This institution is the first Distance Learning academic institution in the Middle East. The academic program is fully online. The website provides the usual information texts about admission and application, faculty and staff, administration and library and the academic program ( bachellor, masters and doctoral degrees).

Luxemburg
The school net of Luxemburg provides a whole range of services to schools, teachers and students, such as an on- line library, learning communities, e-learning, a website generator, etc. The homepage offers information for teachers, secondary and primary students. At the right margin there is a link list concerning Luxemburg education.

United States
NACSA is a nonprofit membership association of educational agencies across the U.S. that authorizes and oversees charter public schools. Links and information on educational projects. Access to the monthly bulletin \' NACSA Notes\' and a quarterly newsletter. Linkliste.

Kosovo
Information on the pilot project of the 'Karl Kübel' foundation in Germany for children traumatized by the war at schools in Kosova.

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 [...]

Finland
A service provided by the Helsinki University Library together with the Helsinki University Press and the faculties of the university. The site contains doctoral dissertations and master\'s and licentiate\'s theses from the university of Helsinki with several search facilities. All E-thesis publications are freely accessible via the Internet and available as a PDF file (some [...]

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 institute is a research institute under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. It is responsible for carrying out both basic research and long-term competence-building, together with more practical-oriented analyses and investigations. One focus is laid on research in research the other on analysis of industrial research. Access to publications online [...]

Denmark
Denmark's strategy for education, learning and IT, published by the Danish Ministry of Education. Access to publications and relevant links. Only in Danish.

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.

Spain
The Conference of the Spanish University Principals in this website provides information about its mission and organization (commissions for many special agenda, e.g. student orientation), its political actions, the developments concerning the Higher Education Administration Law (LOU), international cooperation and statistical sources. Furthermore, there is a link list of all [...]

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

Norway
Information on the ministry\'s activities, publications (reports-HTML- format, brochures) and legislations.

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

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

Norway
SIU is a Norwegian centre of expertise whose objective is to promote the participation of Norwegian educational and research institutions in international cooperation. It is the internationalisation arm of the Norwegian Council for Higher Education. Information on SIU, international cooperation, projects, programmes, publications and conferences. Access to various own [...]

Iceland
The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture awards annually a number of scholarships to foreign students for study of the Icelandic language, literature and history at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík. To date information on the application procedure ( application form to download).

United States
GreatSchools.net (a non profit organisation) is a source of school information on elementary, middle and high schools. The net provides information about public, private and charter schools in all 50 states and detailed school profiles for California, Arizona, Texas, Florida and Washington. Access to the databases : search for schools ( National School Guide, State School [...]

Switzerland
This site contains various offers for using computers in education, for example learning software, e-learning programmes, apps, teaching aids and a few hints on computer based learning.

Switzerland
The Association of Swiss Mathematics and Physics Teachers is one of the members of the Association of Swiss Secondary Teachers. Its aim is the furtherance of the mathematics and physics instruction under the dual viewpoint of science and methodological / educational research.

United States
ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization located in Washington, D.C., dedicated solely to advancing the healthy development of babies and young children. Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE disseminates key developmental information, trains providers, promotes model approaches and standards of practice and works to increase public awareness about the significance of the [...]

United States
\'The most comprehensive child care study conducted to date to determine how variations in child care are related to children\'s development\'. This study is supported by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development ( NICHD). Free access to the study summary, data from phase I and II. Information on the investigators and the team.

Australia
The aim of the Curriculum Council of Western Australia is to set curriculum policy directions for kindergarten to year 12 schooling in Western Australia. The website provides information on the curriculum framework, the post compulsory education review report, year 11 and 12 information and information on VET. Position papers and publications can be downloaded (pdf-files). [...]

Australia
ACES incorporates the following institutes and centres: the Macquarie University Special Education Centre (MUSEC), the Institute of Early Childhood (IEC) , the School of Education, the Macquarie ICT ( information and communication technologies) Innovations Centre and the Institute for Higher Education Research and Development. The website offers links to the divisions, their [...]

Australia
CSHE is a national and international leader in higher education policy research and educational development. CSHE provides independent, research-based advice and support on matters of teaching and learning, the student experience, professional development for academics, and quality assurance policies and processes. The website offers links to full texts (statements, research [...]

Australia
This Australian study of children\'s literacy development traces children\' s progress from the year before school through to the fourth year of schooling. It provides detailed case studies on focus children, as well as comparative data on these children in relation to a cohort of children with whom they began school. The research was undertaken by researchers from three [...]

United States
The mission of ALISE is to promote excellence in research, teaching, and service for library and information science education. On the website information on aims, membership and conferences. Access to \' JELIS\', a quarterly (only against subscription); to the ALISE statistical report; to the \'KALIPER\' report (\'Educating Library and Information Science Professionals for a [...]

Canada
CRIAW is a national, not-for-profit organization committed to advancing women\'s equality through research. Links to universities supporting research in this field. Publications on woman-centered research, maintenance of a database of feminist researchers as well as of a resource center. Links to Canadian women\'s organizations, studies programs, journals and directories.

United States
NAEP, also known as "the Nation's Report Card" is the only nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America' s students know and can do in various subject areas. The Commissioner of Education Statistics, who heads the National Center for Education Statistics in the U. S. Department of Education, is responsible by law for carrying out the NAEP project. NAEP [...]

United States
NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) is collecting, analyzing, and disseminating statistics and other data related to education in the United States and other nations. Two programs -- the International Activities Program (IAP) and the Annual Reports Program -- produce international comparisons in education. Access to reports, international indicators, publications, [...]

Ireland
NALA is a membership organization, concerned with national co- ordination, training and policy development in adult literacy work in Ireland. Current and closed research projects are presented as well as the strategic plan, training programmes, national and European projects. A broad range of publication is avalaible for free download. A Resource Center to different topics of [...]

Albania
This center supports the successful collaborative efforts between the U.S. Agency for International Development ( USAID), the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the Universities of Tirana, Shkodra, Vlora, and Korca in Albania. The overall goal is to assist Albania in the transition to a productive and successful market-driven economy. On the website summarized information on [...]

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
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
Created in 1985, the CPRE unites researchers from five of the nation\'s leading research institutions - the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, Stanford University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison -in an effort to improve elementary and secondary education through practical research. On the website access to research projects [...]

United States
The Center provides a base for those interested in multilingual education, English-as-a second language, and foreign language instruction, multicultural education and related areas. There are four principal activities the Center strives for: ( 1) research; (2) publications; (3) training; and (4) public service. On the website links to numerous educational programs CMMR is [...]

United States
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).

United States
Information and links provided by the U.S. Department of Education on educational statistics, evaluations and assessments.

United States
The NCEA is the professional association for all Catholic educators in the US. Good entry to comprehensive information on Catholic education and related institutes in the US. Special information on different NCEA departements e. g. Elementary-, Secondary-, Religious Education. Publications aobut Catholic schools data in HTML and PDF format (e.g. annual statistical report on [...]

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
The National Writing Project (NWP) is to improve the teaching of writing and improve learning in American schools. Access to a map or a list of NWP local sites in each state. Links to local national networks and national projects. Publications are available in HTML- and PDF-format. 'E-Voice' is a free, bi-monthly email newsletter that provides news updates, articles of the [...]

United States
ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 7,000 foreign language educators from elementary through graduate education, as well as government and industry. It is dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages and to innovative ways of language education. A download library provides publications and ACTFL whitepapers. [...]

United States
ATE\'s aim is to improve the effectiveness of teacher education through development of quality programs to prepare teachers, by analyzing issues and practices relating to professional development. Information on research in teacher education and awards and on standards (also as PDF-brochure). A broad range of publications: journals ( subscription necessary), newsletter free, [...]

United States
NAESP wants to support elementary school principals and other educational leaders in their commitment to children. Various educational information accessible via subject search or through a broad range of link lists. Furthermore 'prinicipal's online network', chat and forums are offered. Articles of their magazine "Principal" are partly available online (archived since 1996) [...]

United States
The \'Agenda for Education in a Democracy\' is a comprehensive educational renewal initiative developed by John I. Goodlad and colleagues as a result of years of research . The Agenda addresses how best to prepare teachers and students in a social and political democracy. These ideas are laid out in a variety of books and other publications ( some online, others have to be [...]

New Zealand
The ECC supports the independent centres of the Early Childhood Sector in New Zealand by providing services and benefits, fostering a high quality early childhood service. Through this web site the ECC provides up to date information on issues relevant to its members, including matters related to legislation and regulation, industrial relations, training, events, funding and [...]

New Zealand
Physical Education New Zealand - Te Reo Kori Aotearoa is a non-profit organisation for people interested in promoting quality physical education. PENZ actively promotes and develops physical education, and supports educators and others by providing opportunities to develop knowledge and understanding about all aspects of physical education. On the website you will find [...]

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 [...]

China
This full text informs that in most parts of the country China has reached two of its main goals, the eradication of illiteracy and the implementation of the nine-year compulsory education. The contribution mentions measures for improving the quality of education in China, in particular by revised curricula, more effective teaching methods and special promotion of schools in [...]

Africa
The Africa Educational Trust was founded in 1958. It supports education in Africa, African students studying outside of Africa and research and dissemination of information about Africa. The trust's major interest is to help people from areas where there is civil war or conflict. The AET's website informs about the trust and its work in different African countries and in the [...]

New Zealand
The Mātauranga Māori community offers resources and information relevant to teaching and learning in Māori-medium (including teacher resources exchange, news and events).

Spain
This is the website of a Catalonian project concerning computers in musical education. The English homepage offers the following texts: a tutorial about using computers in musical education; lesson plans belonging to this curriculum subject; internet resources about computers in musical education; the database TERLEDMUS with European popular songs and a multimedia dictionary [...]

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 Council on Higher Education is an independent statutory body established in 1998. It contributes to the development of the South African higher education system by providing advice to the Minister of Education, through the activities of its Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC), and through the publication of relevant information. The website provides information about [...]

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 [...]

Ireland
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 [...]

United Kingdom
A web site for the encouragement, promotion and development of lifelong learning. Lifelong Learning is supported by the Access to Learning for Adults Division of the Department for Education and Skills. It contains links to projects, initiatives as well as information on more than 10 key learning themes. There is also information on financing lifelong learning.

Ireland; Northern Ireland
This site has been developed as a result of two cross-border projects: The Citizenship Development Programme and the Human Rights, Conflict and Dialogue, involving partnerships of the Irish and Northern Irish Education Boards, funded by the European Programme for Peace and Reconciliation. Teachers visiting the site for the first time might find it useful to visit the [...]

Netherlands
Access to the online Catalogue (accessible in English, Dutch, French), digitized and other collections, archives, overview of all research projects and publications related to information on social history.

Ireland
The website presents the organisation AHEAD and offers access to their handbook for students with disabilities (full-text, HTML format, ' accessing third level education in Ireland'), an online guide to grants, scholarships and disability benefits, reports on third level options, Irish disability-related documents and organisations.

Finland
Allianssi is an umbrella organisation for Finnish youth organisations offering educational services to local youth workers and organisations. It runs a Youth Policy Library (the collection contains some 13 000 publications and 200 volumes of journals and reviews) and maintains a Youth Info House (web service). Allianssi publishes the youth research magazine [...]

Finland
The research project database 'TUHTI' includes information on more than 2000 research projects at the University of Helsinki. Fast search and advanced search forms are available or search can be done via the project index, projects by department or subject search. The output menu presents the resources with an abstract in English, keywords, a link to seperate project sites [...]

Australia
PANDORA is the National Collection of Australian Online Publications. This link offers access to hundreds of online resources (among them full texts to download) on education via links. Advanced search is possible. Other subjects are available. Pandora ist maintained by the National Library of Australia and partners.

Australia
Child and Youth Health is an independent state government health unit. On the website, information and services for parents, educators, children, teenagers and young adults are presented.

Australia
An assessment of the financial benefits to individuals of investing in vocational education and training (VET) is undertaken in this study using data from a representative sample of Australian employees. Full text, 54 pages saved as PDF-document.

Australia
ALG is a free one-stop-shop for information on more than 5,400 Australian libraries, their collections and services. The Gateway has been developed on behalf of the Australian library community by the National Library of Australia and received initial funding as part of Australia's Cultural Network (ACN). On the website, guides to information retrieval with a special page for [...]