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Finland
"The National Council on Disability VANE is a co-operative organ for authorities, disability organisations and organisations for relatives of disabled people. It closely follows the decision-making in the society, gives statements and promotes the real implementation of human rights of disabled people. The Council is working in close connection with the Finnish Ministry of [...]

Greece
EL.STAT offers data on following educational topics: school, vocational education and training, higher education and (non-formal) adult education.

Ukraine
The "Higher Attestation Commission of Ukraine" is a "national government agency (...) that oversees awarding of advanced academic degrees". The website is available in Ukrainian only. You will find some information on this kind of institutions in general in former Soviet states in the English Wikipedia article "Higher Attestation Commission". [Abstract: Wikpedia information [...]

Ireland
The agency is responsible for the National Framework of Qualifications and the quality assurance of further and higher education and training (including English language provision) in Ireland. Quality and Qualifications Ireland was established on 6 November 2012 under the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012. The new Authority was created by [...]

Austria
The Administrative Library is a reference library and open to the general public. Employees of the Federal Government and the Länder and other public organizations are entitled to borrow items. The Digital Administrative Library makes e-publications of the Austrian ministries and public administration accessible in full text. The database contains open as well as restricted [...]

Ecuador
Under the category `Educación`, the website `Ecuador en Cifras` of the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) offers statistical data of the education sector of Ecuador. There are data about the literacy rate, the immatriculation rate as well as the average duration of studies. Currently (stand: January 2012) there are unfortunately no other data of education.

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

Guatemala
The Ministry of Culture and Sports (MCD) strengthens and fosters the Guatemalan identity and the culture of peace in the frame of cultural diversity and the promotion of interculturality through the protection, support and the dissemination of values and cultural manifestations of the peoples which build the Guatemalan state. Through a solid institutionality and mechanisms of [...]

Costa Rica
The objectives of the Ministry of Culture and Youth (MCJ) are the development of the transformative potential of communities and artistic skills as well as the promotion of universal access to culture and art as superior language of communication and recognition. Also, MCJ creates a multicultural identity of the society conducive to improving the quality of life of the [...]

Costa Rica
The Ministry for Science and Technology (MICIT) was founded in 1986 as a first period as National Science and Technology Program which was operating until 1990. During this period, it structured the national science and technology system, which incorporated the different institutions which worked in the field of science and technology. Its task is to promote and to stimulate [...]

Costa Rica
The National Education Loan Commission (CONAPE) was founded in 1977 as governmental development entity and received the order to finance university carrers and postgraduate studies of Costa Rican students. Inicially, CONAPE was created as entirely subordinate to the Ministerio de Educación Pública; in 1985, it converted into a semi-autonomous institution of the state. [...]

Costa Rica
The National Accreditation System for Higher Education (SINAES) is an institution of the Costa Rican state entrusted with the objective to promote the constant improvement of the quality in the higher education sector of the country. The system has been adapted by governmental as well as private university and parauniversity higher education institutions, which obligated [...]

Bolivia
The Network Tic Bolivia is a non-profit multi-sectorial association composed by 24 member organisations. These organisations are non-governmental entities, private enterprises as well as governmental universities and entities which apply ICT in favor of the sustainable human development in the fields of education, governmental affairs and agriculture.

Colombia
The Colombian Federation of Educators (FECODE) is entrusted with the task to answer the necessities and the expectations of the population in relation to education. It contributes to the success of the right on an integral, qualitative education financed by the government. Also, FECODE contributes to the creation of a sovereign, equitable and democratic republic which gives [...]

Nigeria
The National Universities Commission (NUC) is a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Education (FME) and was established in 1962. The main functions of the Commission are outlined as follows: Granting approval for all academic programmes run in Nigerian universities, granting approval for the establishment of all higher educational institutions offering degree programmes [...]

France
The National Council for Lifelong Professional Learning (CNFPTLV) is a space of communication for the government, economy and social partners as well as regional councils. It is its task to advise on legislation and reglementation, to evaluate regional politics and to analyse the financing in the fields of professional training and apprenticeship. For this purpose, it products [...]

Argentina
The Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation (MINCYT) was founded in december 2007. Its objective is to orient science, technology and innovation on the development of a new, productive model which provides for higher social inclusion and improves the competitivity of the Argentinian economy by generating knowledge as the centre of development.

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

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

France
The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Center for Scientific Research) is a government-funded research organization, under the administrative authority of France\'s Ministry of Research. Founded in 1939 by governmental decree, the tasks of the CNRS are to evaluate and carry out all research capable of advancing knowledge and bringing social, cultural, [...]

Romania
The statistical office offers statistics on schools, school age population, teaching staff, infrastructure of education and graduates. Most of the data are only available upon payment.

Portugal
The website offers a small number of education statistics.

Liechtenstein
The education statistics of Liechtenstein offer an overview of the education system, the educational behaviour of the population and inform about important developments in education. The data comprise information about public expenditure on education as well as data on education in European comparison.

Rwanda
The Ministry of Youth was established on March 7th 2008 with a mandate to ensure that youth are mobilized and committed to implement the Rwanda government programs that will enhance the government to attain sustainable economic growth and development. The ministry of youth is mandated with mobilization, capacity building and advocating for youth initiatives that lead to [...]

Rwanda
The Higher Education Council (HEC) is an independent Government Agency. It is responsible for ensuring the structure, organisation and functioning of higher education institutions, for monitoring and evaluating the quality and standard of provision and for ensuring the quality enhancement of teaching and research. It advises the Minister in charge of Higher Education on all [...]

Italy
Most statistics are only available in Italian.

Estonia
The statistical office of Estonia offers statistics on the central areas of education.

Belgium
Educational statistics of the statistical service of the Flemish government can be found under "Cijfers", table: "Onderwijs en vorming". Data for individual municipalities or regions can be found via "Lokale Statistieken".

Belgium
The Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles, the renamed former French community of Belgium, represents the francophone Walloon part of Belgium. It has its own government and parliament with certain administrative competences in chosen departments, that means culture, sports, youth, health and especially education. On the website, the federation offers beside general data and articles [...]

Slovak Republic
Education and learning statistics provide information on activities of state, private and church schools and schools establishments respectively. These include in particular data on kindergardens, primary schools, secondary schools and universities, feeding in schools, scholarships and school facilities. Data sources are state statistical surveys of the Ministry of Education [...]

Luxemburg
The statistical office of Luxemburg offers statistics on the main education areas.

Republic of Korea
The National Human Resource Development is a government funded organization that supports human resource development and educational research and provides statistics on education, population and labour.

Japan
This page gives information to students who are planning to stay in Japan for a longer or shorter study visit.

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

Switzerland
The SDBB, a Swiss service centre for vocational education, study and career advice, is a special agency founded by the Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK). It offers services on national level and for the language regions in the fields of vocational education and training and career and study advice.

United Kingdom
The British Council has been creating ties between people in the UK and those in other countries for almost 75 years. It runs programmes in education, English language, the arts, science and technology, sport and governance.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
The government of Northern Ireland's department for employment and learning seeks to qualify young people for emplyoyment and to secure their participation in the labour force, it provides funding opportunities for further and higher education and training, statistics and research.

Scotland; United Kingdom
The SFC is in charge of distributing funds to colleges and universities in Scotland, it publishes and disseminates relevant information and statistics.

United Kingdom
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) was created by the merger of the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) and the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR). Education-related policy areas of the department are further education and skills and higher education.

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

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

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

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

Guam; United States
Official and up to date website of the Department of Education on the island of Guam (Insular Areas of the United States). The U.S. Department of Education provides a different link for Guam on its website, but this link is outdated. This site offers information about the public education system in Guam, especially about education policy, the curriculum, statistics and [...]

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

Comoros
This site offers you an overview of the educational system of the Cayman Islands and its facilities.

Iraq
This site offers you information about the seven universities in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq.

Belgium
This site is managed by the General Administration of education and scientific research of the Federation Wallonia Brussels of Belgium. It presents information for students and parents but also for professionals in the educational sector, esp. teachers. It offers news and official information about the education system, about events, school and academic registers and contact [...]

Finland
The portal by the Ministry of Education provides information about studies taught in English. This site contiains useful information about: the Finnish Education System; Studies offered in English; Finnish and Swedish studies. Further more it offers a link directory on education, living and working in Finland.

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

Denmark
The Danish School Museum belongs to the Ministry of Education and collects material concerning the history of Danish schools and history of education in Denmark. The museum also has its own research department.

Denmark
An official internet portal for researchers and professionals interested in an international career in Denmark.The homepage 'workindenmark. dk' is created to make it easier for foreign knowledge workers to gather information on moving to, working, and living in Denmark. It also contains information directed at Danish businesses and research institutions.

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.

Denmark
Education statistics from the Danish Ministry of Education.

Denmark
Guide to more than 2.000 education programmes and jobs in Denmark. You will find special sub-sites for youth education, higher education, adult education and infirmation for parents.

United States
DoDEA\'s schools serve the children of military service members and Department of Defense civilian employees throughout the world. DoDEA consists of two school systems: the DoD Dependents Schools ( DoDDS), which is the overseas school system, and (2) the DoD Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary (DDESS), the domestic school system.

United Kingdom; Wales
The Care Council for Wales was established in October 2001 to promote high standards of conduct and practice among social care workers and high standards in their training. The aim is to ensure that children and adults who are receiving social care services (e.g. child day care) in Wales can rely on a workforce that is properly trained, appropriately qualified and effectively [...]

Norway
Through evaluation, accreditation and recognition of quality systems, institutions and course provisions, the purpose of NOKUT is to supervise and help to develop the quality of higher education in Norway. In addition, NOKUT considers individual applications for general recognition of foreign qualifications. As the Norwegian ENIC-NARIC center NOKUT is also responsible for [...]

Norway
The Research Council of Norway is a national strategic body and funding agency for research and innovation activities. It covers all fields of research and innovation and works together with research institutions as well as the private and public sectors to reach the national goals and quality targets set in this area. The website features information on research programmes, [...]

Mauritius
The website of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources of the Republic of Mauritius has the character of a portal. It offers links leading to information about the Ministry and to the single levels and areas of the education system. Besides it provides particulars on scholarship offers and international activities of the island country as well as files on educational [...]

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

Russian Federation
The Federal Portal is being elaborated by a Department of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation and is dedicated to the field of supplementary education of children. The content of the pages is dedicated to both children and their parents. It comprises national and international programmes in supplementary education, their normative- legal and [...]

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.

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 [...]

Czech Republic
The Institute for Information on Education is subordinated to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. It focuses mainly on carrying out statistical surveys and provides statistical data to decision-making authorities, to professionals and the general public. IIE works with statistical files concerning the Czech education system. Collecting, processing, evaluating and [...]

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.

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

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 Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) represents the interests of the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences sectors, promotes the contribution of the sectors to government, industry and the public and serves as a coordinating forum for academics, students, business, and the broader community. Its website contains information on the CHASS, its [...]

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 [...]

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

Switzerland
zebis is the education server for central Switzerland and the canton Wallis. It promotes the publication of open educational resources and supports teachers and schools with curriculum-orientated teaching materials, topical dossiers, job adds, edcuational news, information from the cantons and links to authorities and institutions.

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, [...]

United States
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities. The website features information on child care, child support, child-youth and families, Early Childhood Education, the Head Start [...]

United States
The Child Care Bureau is dedicated to enhancing the quality, affordability, and availability of child care for all families. It administers federal funds to states, territories, and strives to assist low-income families in accessing quality child care for children when the parents work or participate in education or training. The website features statistical reports, provider [...]

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

Liechtenstein
The central education authority of Liechtenstein offers detailed information on the topics: school types, curricula, education authorities, supportive measures, scholarship/ loans, Council of Europe, European Union programmes, quality assurance and development, school statistics, as well as publications, and holidays calendars.

Liechtenstein
On the website of the education authority of Liechtenstein the school statistics are available for download as full texts.

Liechtenstein
The Amt für Berufsbildung (office for vocational education and training) is the supervisory body for basic vocational education and training. It is responsible for: advising apprentices, parents and trainers, all questions concerning legal and contractual matters, financing of vocational education and training and further education. The website offers basic information to all [...]

Cape Verde
This website of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development provides above all information on the organisation and structure of the Ministry, the national education system, educational statistics, proposals and projects, legislation, comparative education, useful links.

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
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
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 [...]

Malta
The Employment and Training Corporation is Malta\'s Public Employment Service. Its objectives are to help employees to find suitable employment and to assist employers to find suitable employees. For this purpose a nation-wide computerised job seekers\' database is in use. The ETC provides vocational guidance and training service to clients seeking new jobs and to clients [...]

Malta
This website provides information about the Department for Curriculum Management and its various resource centres. It provides access to the Maltese National Minimum Curriculum - a framework establishing parameters within which every school will be empowered to design and propose an educational provision that meets its particular curricular needs - and to the syllabi, [...]

Russian Federation
The website of the Federal Agency for Education, an institution subordinated to the Ministry of Education and Science, has the character of a portal or gate. The homepage offers access to information on all levels and areas of the education system. The agency is above all responsible for the management of administration and coordination tasks. In order to get an impression [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

Austria
The 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 [...]

Japan
The JSPS was founded as an autonomous body for the promotion of all sciences in 1932, and operates as a "quasi-government organisation" since the 1960s. Its main objective concerns the promotion of international co-operation in the field of university education. The home page provides links to the budget, objectives, organisational structure, overseas offices and international [...]

Austria
The agency of study allowance is a federal agency, subordinated to the federal ministry of education, science and culture. It is a public service agency, that fulfills information, counselling and financing duties for students in the tertiary education sector. The rubric ´Studienförderung´ informs who has a claim for support and how much one has to expect; moreover other [...]

Austria
This site, provided by the ministry of education, offers information and links to the education system in Austria. It is divided into the following topical fields: schools, universtities and other tertiary educational institutions, career start and further education after finishing one´s degree, vocations, adult education, institutions and law, studying abroad. The site ends [...]

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
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; Ukraine
The society Austria Cooperation, sponsored by the Austrian ministries of education and foreign affairs, obtains placements for German as a foreign language, language assisstances and lectorates abroad for students and graduates, supports with a fonds for short grants scholars from Eastern and South Eastern Europe and hosts the Austrian- Ukranian cooperation bureau for science, [...]

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 [...]

Austria
The FORUM environmental education is an agency of innovation and projects of the austrian federal ministry of education and the ministry of agriculture. The FORUM aims at education in sustainable development for the primary target groups inside the community of teachers and for the multipliers in adult education and the (continuing) education of teachers as well as at [...]

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

India
The organisation was founded in 1985 with the aim of offering high quality higher education to a broad spectre of people particularly in remote areas. It has meanwhile established a comprehensive network of programmes and sub-divisions all over the country. The homepage provides numerous links relating to the Ministry of Human Resources, the Distance Education Council, [...]

India
ERNET India is the National Research and Education Network dedicated to support the needs of the research and education community within the country. It was established in 1998 as an autonomous scientific society under the Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India. It operates ERNET network – a pan-Indian terrestrial and satellite [...]

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

India
The Ministry for Tribal Affairs was constituted in order to improve the social and economic situation of the impoverished tribes living in rural areas. Its particular objective concerns educational measures such as hostels for scholars, literacy schemes in low literacy districts educational and vocational training schemes and a book bank. The web site contains links to related [...]

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

Barbados
"This council was formed with a view to promoting the growth of technical and vocational education and training in order to enhance the competitive position of Barbados." One of its functions is the establishment of standards for technical and vocational education and training and the development of national vocational qualifications.

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 [...]

Croatia
CARNet was established in 1991 as a project of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia. The network fulfils important tasks in the field of education and training.- This website in particular provides information on the activities of the CARNet education centre Edupoint which is involved in systemic raising of the computer literacy level of the [...]

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 [...]

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

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
"The Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment ( CCEA) was established on 1 April 1994 and is a non-departmental public body reporting to the Department of Education in Northern Ireland." Its tasks comprise: advising government on what should be taught in Northern Ireland's schools and colleges, monitoring standards and awarding qualifications.

Chile
This governmental commission has as its objective to establish a system of accreditation which secures quality in higher education. This system evaluates (on a voluntary basis) all programmes offered by Chilenian higher education institutions. The homepage provides information about contents and procedure of accreditation, criteria of evaluation, reference to legal texts and [...]

Italy
The National Institute for the Evaluation of the Education System (INVALSI) is the successor of the former CEDE (Centro Europeo dell´ Educazione) and has been established in 1999. Its considerably increased tasks as an "agency supporting the autonomy of schools" are as follows: 1. Evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of the education system as a whole and in detail - [...]

Spain
The Centre's mission is to arouse and support environmental conscience in the Spanish population; it offers a variety of educational programmes, publications, expositions and didactical resources. These service activities are shortly described on the homepage and linked to more detailed information texts. Among others there is a documentation centre, a database for [...]

Spain
As an institution attached to the Ministry of Employment and Social Affairs 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 [...]

Saudi Arabia
TVTC is the national Saudi-Arabian board for supervision and coordination of technical education, vocational and continuing training. On its homepage the institution describes its tasks which comprise coordination and control in the following areas: technical education and vocational training, private technical education and training, community service and continuing training, [...]

France
This organization is an advisory body to the Ministry in the field of reading (learning and perfectioning, reading difficulties). It does research in this field and disseminates the results, works on improving reading instruction at school and provides answers to questions of the public. The web site provides detailed information about the work and services of the ONL.

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

Trinidad and Tobago
This web site is a complimentary information service offered by the National Institute of Higher Education Research, Science and Technology (NIHERST) which is mandated to develop these areas, to coordinate training programs and popularise science and technology. The other main mission is the accreditation of post-secondary educational programmes. The homepage shows the [...]

Spain
The main objective of this administrative body is to promote and evaluate quality in higher education in Catalonia, based on the resp. law. Other objectives are assessment, accreditation and certification of study programmes and of academic degrees and evaluation of the teaching staff. The web site provides details concerning these tasks, links to publications (among others [...]

Sri Lanka
The objective of this institution is to provide guidance towards excellence in educational achievement and certification activities using evaluation instrument and methodologies ensuring reliability and validity to suit national needs. Information about services and some test results are available on the homepage.

Republic of Korea
The institute is a government-funded educational research institution. The research carried out by KICE covers not only national curriculum and educational evaluation, but also improvement of teaching and learning techniques, development and authorization of textbooks and implementation of national-level educational testing. The web site provides more detailed information [...]

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 [...]

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

United Arab Emirates; Bahrain; Kuwait; Saudi Arabia; Oman; Qatar
The Gulf Arab States Educational Research Center was founded in 1977 and has taken up work at its headquarters in Kuwait in 1979. GASERC participates in developing the educational process in the Member States by ensuring the adequacy, the updating and the integration of that process to make it an effective factor in developing the human resources and supporting the social and [...]

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

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

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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
This commission registers ans evaluates the research activities of university professors and other scientists regularly in a six-year period. The web site provides information about members, legal bases and the formal evaluation procedure and evaluation criteria. Educational research can be found in the seventh discipline "ciencias sociales..." on the homepage.

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 [...]

Wales; United Kingdom
"The work of the British Council in Wales concentrates on the arts from Wales, the promotion of education in Wales, the international promotion of Wales, its language and culture and on providing support to international students who live and study in Wales through British government and other scholarship and training awards."

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
The British Council Northern Ireland promotes education, the arts, governance and society of Northern Ireland internationally and provides advice and help for international students.

Spain
The homepage of the Institute for Innovation and Development of Distance Education gives access to texts about the study material offered, to distance courses for professors who are beginners in teaching in distance studies and for teachers in primary, secondary and adult education.

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 [...]

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

Switzerland
This agency for education and information technology was established by the administration of canton Zurich. Its objectives are to promote and to link activities in the following areas: use of information technology in education and learning, use of new media in learning, development of information competence, information technology as a subject at school and vocational [...]

Czech Republic
The Institute for Information on Education is subordinated to the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. IIE has provided a number of important services for the Czech education and training system, such as: statistical service; statistical and record-keeping service; information and library service; research and analytical service. - The homepage offers links to [...]

Czech Republic
The project team of CERMAT is to prepare the external part of the reformed upper secondary school-leaving examination (Maturita) for the entire population of upper secondary pupils and pupils with special education and pupils with special education needs.- This page provides information on the respective programme, which consists of two parts. The part in 2002 was "The [...]

Czech Republic
The Institute for Information on Education (IIE) is a contributory organization directly run by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic. The website offers national statistics on education but solely in Czech. There is also information on international statistics (Mezinárodní statistiky).

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; 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.

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.

Wales; United Kingdom
!The Welsh Assembly Government wants Wales to be a learning country, where high quality lifelong learning helps people to reach their goals. Lifelong learning creates better opportunities, empowers communities and helps to provi de the jobs and skills that people need. Lifelong learning will help to bring a bright and sustainable future to the people of Wales. The Welsh [...]

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 [...]

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]

Republic of Korea
NIIED's tasks are the establishment of the national identity of Koreans living abroad and to encourage a successful life in their residing countries, to support international education through exchange and to provide government scholarships for students from abroad, to manage programmes for learning English for Koreans and to increase the understanding of Korea for foreigners.

Turkey
The Center was founded by the General Directorate of Educational Technologies, Ministry of Education Turkey to provide access to information sources in different formats and user services for the researchers in the field of education. The Center's collection includes monographs, videotapes, filmstrips, presentations, audiotapes, CDs- DVDs-VCDs, posters and photos. Search in a [...]

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.

Australia
CMIS is a part of the Curriculum Directorate, Office of Government Schools, Western Australia. The Evaluation section identifies curriculum materials that support school curriculum applications and coordinates the evaluation of those resources. All forms of resources are reviewed for teachers and students: print; non-print; audio visual; videocassettes; computer software [...]

Finland
The official Finnish statistics agency provides statistics on all sectors of education in Finland. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

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
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.

Ireland
The VEC is involved in education provision for second level, further education, vocational training, adult education, outdoor education and special education for early school leavers. Broad range of information on the activities of VEC, on schools, courses in adult education, sports, arts and culture, cross-border, European and international projects.

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.

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.

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 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
CDVEC is the local education authority for Dublin City and its inner suburbs. It provides a wide range of opportunities for the younger generation of Dubliners, and its life-long education programme offers to adults in all age groups career- improvement, leisure, and self-development courses. Access to a course database, the CDVEC Newsletter ( in extracts online), information [...]

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
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.

Ireland
The ministry´s internet portal provides information on family and children policies and back to education programmes for social welfare customers.

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. [...]

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

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

Greenland; Denmark
Short introduction to the ministry's aims and activities and education in Greenland.

Faroe Islands
KT-depilin is a department of the Faroese Ministry of Education. We provide independent IT-services in the educational system - primarily to the primary and secondary school. KT-depilin aims to become the prime portal for the educational world in the Faroe Islands (currently only introduction in English).

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.

Sweden
The National Board for Youth Affairs is a government authority working to ensure that the national objectives of the youth policy are met. Focus is laid on monitoring young people´s living conditions and the coordination of the follow-up of the youth policy at government and municipal level. It is also responsible for the \'Youth Programme\' and EU exchange programmes.

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

Sweden
In January 2013 The Swedish Library of Talking Books and Braille, TPB, changed its name to Swedish Agency for Accessible Media, MTM. MTM is a government body that, in collaboration with local libraries, provides access to printed materials for people with print disability.

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). [...]

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

Australia
Curriculum Corporation works in the education sector and is owned by all Australian Education Ministers. It is the key national organisation providing curriculum support to schools and school systems, and producing and disseminating high quality education products and services including books, videos, magazines, multimedia, online services and professional development. Its [...]

United States
OSTP serves as a source of scientific and technological analysis and judgment for the American president. It has a prominent role in advancing science and education and investment in applied research, and international cooperation. OSTP has established the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) in 1993 and in 2001 the President' s Council of Advisors on Science and [...]

Netherlands
Internet portal of the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science with comprehensive information and links about the Dutch education system and the Dutch policy on education, culture and science. Also with practical information about going to school, studying and working in the Netherlands. Full texts are availbe as pdf-files to download.

Denmark
Unic-C is a government institution under the Danish Ministry of Education. It is concentrating on IT solutions for education and research (Danish Research Network, "Forskningsnettet") by creating educational material, educational websites, and connection of schools to the Internet. Other areas covered are training of teachers in the use of IT in education. The website informs [...]

Denmark
EVA is an independent institution formed under the auspices of the Danish Ministry of Education. It conducts evaluations of teaching and learning - from primary school and youth education to higher education and adult and post-graduate education. It is the government' s centre of knowledge for educational evaluation. The website informs about current and finished national and [...]

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

Denmark
Information provides by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation on German, French and English upper secondary school programmes in Denmark.

Denmark
The pages belong to the internet presence \'Denmark.dk\' published by the Danish Foreign Ministry. Full texts (html-format) inform about the history of Danish research, the Danish universities and current research in Denmark (e.g. education system, family education). Daily news of the Danish research life, addresses and links. The whole internet presence provides comprehensive [...]

Iceland
Graphical overview and description of the Icelandic education system, its reforms and innovations, presented by the Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. The website also provides more and detailed information on education in Iceland (also in English).

Canada
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is the federal research funding agency that promotes and supports postsecondary-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences. By focusing on developing Talent, generating Insights and forging Connections across campuses and communities, SSHRC strategically supports world-leading [...]

United Kingdom; Scotland
The Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) is responsible for processing support applications from eligible Scottish domiciled students undertaking full time, higher education courses up to degree level throughout the UK. The web site offers information about student awards, student support and application forms (Online Application Service).

United States
Report on how new teachers can work effectively with veteran teachers, parents, principals, and teacher educators ( HTML-format). The publication from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, is also available in portable document format (pdf) [2.0MB]..

United States
National Research Center for Career and Technical Education is committed to providing innovative approaches to improving the practice of career and technical education at local, state, and national levels leading to improved student achievement. The homepage offers information about the centre\'s structure, work and partners, its programmes, projects and publications. The [...]

Denmark
The 'Danish National Research Foundation' is committed to funding research within the basic sciences, life sciences, technical sciences, social sciences and the humanities. The website provides information on the board, main activities, and types of grants. Publications are availabe to download ( PDF-format) . Links to Danish ministries, universities and research institutes.

Denmark
The Danish Agency for International Education is an authority within the Danish Ministry of Education with the aim to support the internationalisation of education and training in Denmark. The objective of the unit is to make it easier for persons with foreign credentials to enter the Danish labour market and higher education institutions. It is the place to contact in [...]

Sweden
The National Agency for Special Needs Education and Schools was established 2008 for the purpose of coordinating the government´s support for special needs education. The aim is to ensure that children, young people and adults with disabilities will be able to develop and receive an education based on equality, participation, accessibility and companionship.

Sweden
The International Programme Office for Education and Training is now part of the Swedish Council for Higher Education (Universitets- och högskolerådet). It informs about international aspects in all areas of education and supports those interested in international cooperation. It is also responsible for the education programmes within the EU.

Norway
NorFA is funded by the Nordic countries, and operates under the Nordic Council and Nordic Council of Ministers. It is a platform for analysis and dialogue for Nordic research training and research co- operation. NorFa initiates networks i. g. in social sciences/education. The homepage presents the organisation, more than 56 networks, a catalogue of research courses and [...]

Netherlands
The SCP Office of the Netherlands is a government agency doing independent scientific research. The main fields studied are health, welfare, social security, labour market and education, and especially the interfaces between these different social fields. Most publications are available in Dutch with an English summary. Some publications are entirely in English. They can be [...]

Australia
The Institute is a research and information agency established in 1980 to promote the understanding of factors affecting family stability in Australia. The website offers several databases (e.g. "Family - Australian Family and Society Abstracts Database), journal abstracts about family and education, information on research projects, full text ressources, a page with courses [...]

Australia
This governmental website provides information for indigenous students, parents and teachers and covers all levels of education. It also inlcudes information on the goevernment's policy and programmes concerning indigenous education.

Australia
FaCS has three strategic outcomes: stronger families, stronger community, economical and social particiption. The hompage presents the welfare system, welfare reform, publications on child care, families, indigenous education, and disability (pdf- format), ministers and links to portfolio and government sites on family and social íssues.

Australia
"myfuture" (launched in 2002) is a high quality system, covering education, training and employment for all Australians. It is designed to explore skills and interests, identify possible career paths, develop career plan and research options for further study and training. With a guide (password necessary/free of charge) assistance in determining personal carrier can be [...]

Australia
The Le@rning Federation is an initiative of State and Federal governments of Australia and New Zealand and primarily concerned with delivering online curriculum content over the period 2001-2006 for schools. The aim of this website is to inform about the progress of the Initiative. The site includes information about the project, key documents and resources (pdf. or html. [...]

Australia
NTIS is a database on vocational education and training in Australia. It contains detailed information about courses, qualifications, training packages, competency standards, new projects and a linklist of training organisations.

Australia
The ARC makes recommendations to the Minister for Education for the funding of research proposals. This site aims to provide information about the ARC, its research programmes, grant application information, some information on research highlights, research collaboration between Universities and industry and its people. All ARC publications are online and are in Portable [...]

Australia
The report has three main purposes. It provides: an overview of the higher education sector in 2001, including new government policies and initiatives; a review of the performance of higher education institutions and information on the allocation of funding for the 2002-2004 triennium. The report, the executive summary, references and an index can each be downloaded as [...]

Australia
This page belongs to the website of ACT- DET (a website with comprehensive information about the Australian education system, schools and education in Australia). Publications and ressources here offered are: general publications, annual reports (since 1998), census of ACT government preschools, census of ACT government schools and a wide range of reports. The fulltexts are [...]

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

United States
The No Child Left Behind Act was signed into law on January 8, 2001 and is in effect for six years. It builds on the foundation of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). This paper examine the significant changes the Act will have in future education for children, teacher, parents and the whole American education system (30 pages, pdf. format for download).

United States
The No Child Left Behind Act was signed into law on January 8, 2001 and is in effect for six years. It builds on the foundation of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). This document is a copy of the complete statute (670 pages, pdf. format for download).

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

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. PISA assesses how well prepared students are for life beyond the classroom by focusing on the application of knowledge and skills in everyday situations. This website informs about what PISA means, [...]

Ireland
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an initiative of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, which began in 1998. It is to be part of an ongoing OECD program of reporting¤on indicators in education. The student population chosen for PISA is students aged 15 years. The learning domains of reading, mathematical and [...]

United States
This Internet portal offers detailed and comprehensive information about education, assesment and the education system in Alaska, files and an online directory for Alaska public schools and districts as well as a list of links and contact addresses to ministries, organisations and educational information providers. Fulltexts are available for download.

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

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

France
The main missions of this institute are: 1) Dissemination of expertise and counseling in the field of prevention and promotion of health, 2) the development of health education and therapeutic education. The website offers information about the organizational structure and members of the institute, provides data bases with literature and other resources about health education [...]

Ireland
Summary of education statistics for Ireland 1998-2000, featuring figures from first to third level education and for teachers.

United States
As of 10.01.2018, no link could be found to the homepage of the US National Library of Education apart from the catalog link. Unfortunately, the catalog website doesnt\'t provide any background information.

Ireland
FETAC is a single statutory awarding body for further education and training. Its key acitivities are to make, to determine and to promote awards. Standards for awards will be determined by FETAC in partnership with education, training and industry. The homepage informs about FETAC, provides a list of more than 200 certificates and their meanings, a newsletter, links to [...]

Ireland
The NQAI established in February 2001 has three principal objects: 1) to establish and maintain a framework of qualifications for education and training 2) to establish and improve standards of awards of the further and higher education and training sector 3) to liaise with bodies outside the State for the mutual recognition of awards at transnational level. Comprehensive [...]

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

Ireland
The Department of Education and Skills has the overall responsibility for education in Ireland. This document gives an introduction to the structure and programmes in the higher education sector.

Ireland
ScoilNet is managed by the National Center for Technology in Education (NCTE) and is part of the project "Schools IT 2000". It is an online support service giving information on educational issues generally, for pupils, parents and teachers. The teachers and parents pages offer information about school, curricula, teaching material for download, download of "Education Matters" [...]

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

Hungary
The website gives access to a database, various statistical tables as well as a publication directory on education statistics.

Madagascar
This institution is responsible for the evaluation od all public and private higher education institutions. The homepage has links to descriptive texts about organization, mission, members and methods of evaluation.

Pakistan
Under "About Us" the act of the establishment of the Board can be read. It says that "the Board shall have power to organize, regulate, develop and control Intermediate Education and Secondary Education." The site is newly constructed and yet incomplete. At time being (2002 May) links to texts are available about activities of the Board, rules and regulations concerning [...]

Finland
esearch.fi contains key statistics and other data on Finnish science and technology. There are also links for more in-depth information: statistical and other publications, documents and databases. This service is jointly maintained and developed by: Ministry of Trade and Industry; Ministry of Education; Academy of Finland; National Technology Agency (Tekes); Science and [...]

Finland
The new Constitution of Finland entered into force on 1 March 2000. This web site contains information on the new Constitution under the heading the constiution in full-text version and the development of constitutional law in Finland under the: The Finnish System of Government . The Constitution of Finland is available in English translation, as well as in a number of other [...]

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

Finland
This webpage belongs to the Matriculation Board and works under the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. It provides useful information about the Finnish "Matriculation Examination". Information can be obtained in the following fields: Compulsary and optional tests, levels and descriptions of tests, retaking test and the Matriculation Examination Certificate (levels and [...]

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

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

Slovenia
Education statistics covers all levels of education: kindergartens, elementary schools, upper secondary schools with all education programs, post-secondary vocational colleges, higher education institutions with all education programs and all continuing education programs.

Czech Republic
The website offers publications of statistical data in the form of text, tables (xls, pdf) and graphs. Links to archives containing previous editions are available by every current publication. In addition, there are links to external resources. Education statistics for individual regions are available via the regional statistics.

Spain
The National Statistical Institute offers a large collection of data on the following topics: university education, transition to the labour market, adult education, education expenditure, pre-university education, information technology in education.

Austria
The website offers data on the following topics: formal education (child care, school education, higher education, educational expenditure, teaching staff), adult education, further training, lifelong learning, educational attainment and culture.

Latvia
The website offers a few statistics on educational institutions.

Argentina
Educ.ar is the Argentinian education server which provides information about school and higher education and offers a digital library covering all disciplines (including education). Various ways of interactive participating communication are accessible, too.

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

Uruguay
This institution is the highest level board of educational administration in Uruguay. Links on the homepage provide information about activities and tasks of the various branches of educational administration: primary and secondary education, vocational training ( UTU) , teacher education and training (CERP and DFPD).

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

Scotland; United Kingdom
"HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) began operating as an Executive Agency of the Scottish Executive on 1 April 2001. HM Inspectors undertake first-hand, independent evaluations of the quality of educational provision. Each year we also investigate and publish reports on key aspects of education. Our collation, analysis and publication of the evidence and conclusions from [...]

Thailand
Quality assurance in Thai higher education refers to activities as a mechanism, planning, and systematic activities implemented. The homepage provides texts about quality assurance policy and processes / methods and quality assurance reports of each single higher education institution in Thailand.

South Africa, Republic
Comissioned by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, the SAQA develops the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for South Africa. It furthermore controlls the enforcement of the NQF and accredits educational institutions working according to the NQF. SAQA is also in charge of the accreditaion of foreign qualifications. The website provides information on the work [...]

New Zealand
This institution is a leader in the development of work-related education and training. TEC is responsible for funding all post-compulsory education and training offered by universities, polytechnics, colleges of education, wananga, private training establishments, foundation education agencies, industry training organisations and adult and community education providers. The [...]

Uganda
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) in Uganda. This institution is occupied with curriculum development and in-service teacher education at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the [...]

Mauritius
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Mauritius Institute of Education (MIE). This institution is occupied with curriculum development and in-service teacher education at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the working languages [...]

Benin
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Institute of Curriculum Development (ICD) in Benin. This institution is occupied with the elaboration of teaching materials and the development of syllabi at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and [...]

Burkina Faso
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Direction de l'enseignement secondaire technique (DEST) in Burkina Faso. This institution is dedicated to support technical education, including teacher education, at secondary school level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and [...]

Equatorial Guinea
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Instituto Nacional de Enseñanza Media "Rey Malabo" in Equatorial Guinea. This institution is dedicated to promote the teaching of mathematics and science at secondary school level and to implement projects in the field of informatics. In a tabular form brief information is provided about [...]

Ethiopia
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Institute for Curriculum Development and Research in Ethiopia, subordinated to the Ministry of Education. This institution is occupied with educational research and curriculum development at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the [...]

Ghana
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Ghana Education Service - Science Unit which is part of the Curriculum Research Dev. Division. This institution is occupied with the elaboration of studies, the development of curricula and the implementation of projects in the fields of mathematics, science and technology. In a tabular form [...]

Ivory Coast
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Direction de la pédagogie (DPED) in Cote d' Ivoire. This institution is occupied with educational research and curriculum development at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the working [...]

Kenya
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Kenya Institute of Education (KIE). This institution is occupied with educational research and curriculum development at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the working languages used.

Mali
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Institut pédagogique national du Mali (IPN). This institution is occupied with curriculum development and teacher education at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the working languages used.

Niger
This website presents information about the Institut national de documentation de recherche et d`animation pédagogiques (INDRAP) in Niger. This institution is occupied with curriculum development and evaluation tasks at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the working languages [...]

Senegal
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Direction de la recherche et de la formation pratique du Ministre du Development social in Senegal. This institution is occupied with curriculum development and evaluation tasks at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels [...]

Seychelles
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Curriculum Development Section of the Ministry of Education of the Seychelles. This institution is occupied with curriculum development and in-service teacher education at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and [...]

Sierre Leone
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Science Curriculum Development Centre (SCDC) at the Njala University College in Sierra Leone. This institution is occupied with curriculum development and in-service teacher education at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational [...]

Swaziland
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the National Curriculum Centre (NCC)in Swaziland. This institution is occupied with curriculum development and in-service teacher education at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the working [...]

Togo
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) in Togo. This institution is occupied with curriculum development and in-service teacher education at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the [...]

Tanzania
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the nstitute of Curriculum Development (ICD) in Tanzania. This institution is occupied with curriculum development and in-service teacher education at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the working [...]

Bahrain
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for the "Arab States", also introducing the Curriculum Department of the Ministry of Education in Bahrain. This institution is occupied with the development of curricula and teaching aids at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the [...]

Cape Verde
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Gabinete de Estudos e Planeamento in Cape Verde . This institution is occupied with educational studies and educational planning at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the working languages used.

Jordan
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for the "Arab States", also introducing the Curriculum Department of the Ministry of Education in Jordan. This institution is occupied with the development of curricula and teaching aids at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the working [...]

Kuwait
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for the "Arab States", also introducing the Gulf Arab States Educational Research Center ( GASERC) in Kuwait. This institution is occupied with the development of curricula and teaching aids at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the [...]

Lebanon
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for the "Arab States", also introducing the Centre de recherche et de developpement pédagogique (CRDP) in Lebanon. This institution is occupied with educational research and curriculum development at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and [...]

Djibouti
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for "African States", also introducing the Centre de recherche d' information et de production de l'éducation nationale (CRIPEN) in Djibouti . This institution is occupied with the development of databases and programmes and with teacher training in the field of technical and science education. In a tabular form brief information is [...]

Mauritania
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for the "Arab States", also introducing the Centre supérieur d'enseignement technique ( CSET) in Mauretania. This institution is occupied with developmental work in the field of technical education and training at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and [...]

Oman
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for the "Arab States", also introducing the Curriculum Development Department of the Ministry of Education in Oman. This institution is occupied with the development of curricula and teaching aids at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and [...]

Saudi Arabia
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for the "Arab States", also introducing the Directorate General for Educational Technology in Saudi Arabia. This institution supports schools and teachers in the field of technical education and teaching aids provision at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels [...]

Sudan
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for the "Arab States", also introducing the Bakht Er - Ruda Institute of Education in Sudan . This institution is occupied with the development of curricula and teaching aids at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the working languages [...]

Syria; Syria
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for the "Arab States", also introducing the Institut supérieur des sciences appliquées et de technologie (ISSAT) in Syria. This institution is occupied with educational research and curriculum development at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas [...]

Yemen; Yemen
Unesco/INISTE have prepared a regional page for the "Arab States", also introducing the Educational Research and Development Centre ( ERDC) in Yemen. This institution is occupied with educational research and curriculum development at national level. In a tabular form brief information is provided about the scope of work, the educational levels and areas covered and the [...]

Albania
This brief overview provides information on the aims and tasks of the Institute of Pedagogical Research in Tirana established in 1970. The Department of Vocational and Technical Education is part of this institute and in charge of UNEVOC/ Unesco. At present (Nov. 2001) the institute has not yet its own website available.

Norway
The institute aims at being both a research centre and a knowledge resource for the whole of the adult education community in Norway. VOX is the result of a merger between three former institutions: NVI ( Norwegian Institute of Adult Education), NFU (Norwegian State Institution for Distance Education) and SRV (Norwegian Centre for Adult Education). VOX is an Institute funded [...]

Lithuania
The Centre for Vocational Education and Research is an academic department of Vytautas Magnus University, established by an initiative of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Lithuanian Republic. The goal of the centre is to render a contribution to the improvement of the system of Lithuanian vocational education and training ( VET), to foster its development in the [...]

Lithuania
The Institute was founded by the Ministry of Education in 1958 and is now directly subordinated to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania. Until 1973 its name was Scientific-Research Institute of Schools, from 1973-1992 it was the Scientific-Research Institute of Pedagogics and in 1992 it received its its present name, Institute of Pedagogics. The [...]

Japan
Each of the statistical compendia - Japan Statistical Yearbook, Japan Monthly Statistics, Statistical Handbook of Japan, Historical Statistics of Japan - contains a chapter on education with data on all fields of education.

Greece
Under "Population and Social Conditions" EL.STAT offers data on following educational topics: Primary Education, Secondary Education, Post-secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Special Education, Education expenditure, Lifelong learning. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

China
This page gives an overview on the history and tasks of the Comparative Education Research Center of the China National Institute for Educational Studies. It lists the employed researchers with their respective focus of research interest and enumereates the research projects dealt with at the centre.

Russian Federation
The Centre elaborates and introduces new information technologies in the area of pre-school, primary, secondary and supplementary education. Main activities of the centre are: Creation and development of an information system with regard to educational publishing ( including telecommunication components); Provision of scientific, consultative, and technical support for [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education)of the Brazilian federal state Acre. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels and areas of [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education) of the Brazilian federal state Distrito Federal. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels and [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education) of the Brazilian federal state Pernambuco. This is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels and [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education) of the Brazilian federal state Rio de Janeiro. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels and [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação, Cultura e Desportos (State Secretariat of Education, Culture and Sports) of the Brazilian federal state Rio Grande do Norte. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports" or "Department of Education, Culture and Sports" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education) of the Brazilian federal state Rio Grande do Sul. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação, Cultura e Desportos (State Secretariat of Education, Culture and Sports) of the Brazilian federal state Santa Catarina. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports" or "Department of Education, Culture and Sports" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education) of the federal state São Paulo. It is, so to speak, the Brazilian "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels and areas [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education) of the Brazilian federal state Tocantis. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels and areas [...]

Finland
This website of CIMO provides information for all those who are interested to study or getting training in Finland.- The Centre for International Mobility, CIMO, offers services and expertise to encourage cross-cultural communication. CIMO administeres scholarship and exchange programmes and is responsible for the implementation of a number of EU education, training and youth [...]

Poland
The website comprises statistics on school education, higher education and vocational education and training.

Malta
This site of the homepage of the Maltese National Statistics Office offers a link list on information about the Maltese population. One of the publications - the education statistics - is an annual review of the educational performance in the Maltese Islands. Besides, the latest news releases are available to download as PDF-files and an on-line statistical database offers [...]

Sweden
The Swedish Institute (SI) is a public agency that promotes interest and confidence in Sweden around the world. SI seeks to establish cooperation and lasting relations with other countries through strategic communication and exchange in the fields of culture, education, science and business. SI also supports Swedish language instruction at foreign universities. SI works [...]

Australia
The AQF is a unified system of 12 quality-assured qualifications in schools, vocational education and training and the higher education sector, i.e. vocational and academic qualifications are part of a single system. The Framework assists learners to plan their career progression, at whatever stage they are within their life time. The homepage provides information texts about [...]

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

Taiwan
The homepage of the Taiwanese Ministry of Education offers mainly full texts and graphs on the following topics: The Taiwanese system of education, educational statistics, schools and higher education institutions in Taiwan, international cultural and educational relations, vocational and technical education, higher education in Taiwan, educational literature, progress report [...]

Republic of Korea
The institute is a government funded, yet independently operated R&D institution in education. Since its founding in 1972, KEDI has been active on almost every education front, developing educational policies, strategies, and programs. The main functions are: 1) providing support of educational information for schools, 2) research & development of educational policy, 3) [...]

France
This website of the Minister of Solidarity and Social Cohesion shows documents, studies, dossiers, statistics, an overview of the publications and official guidelines combined with practical information for specific parts of the society, especially older people, family and childhood, women and their equality and handicapped people.

United States
The South Dakota Department of Education and Cultural Affairs is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S. A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal [...]

United States
The Tennessee Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Vermont Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S. A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal [...]

United States
The West Virginia Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal points of these [...]

United States
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S. A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal points of these [...]

United States
The Utah State Office of Education is the central governmental authority for education in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these [...]

United States
The Nevada Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States; United States
The New Hampshire Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The State of New Mexico Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these [...]

United States
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of [...]

United States
The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U. S. A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website i s ma inly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal points of [...]

United States
The Ohio Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Oklahoma State Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these [...]

United States; United States
The Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are [...]

United States
The Nebraska Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Montana Office of Public Instruction is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S. A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Minnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S. A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal [...]

United States
The Kansas State Board of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S. A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. The Board supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: curriculum and [...]

United States
The Kentucky Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Louisiana State Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these [...]

United States
The Maine Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Massachusetts Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Michigan Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Mississippi Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Arkansas Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Colorado Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Delaware Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Florida Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Georgia Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Hawaii Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Idaho Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Iowa Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Indiana Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Illinois State Board of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. The Board supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: curriculum and [...]

United States; United States
The Texas Education Agency is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: curriculum and [...]

United States
The Connecticut State Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal points of these [...]

United States
The New York State Education Department is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The New Jersey Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The California Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Maryland State Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal points of these [...]

United States
The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal points [...]

United States
The Arizona Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

United States
The Alabama Department of Education is the central governmental authority in this federal state of the U.S.A. It coordinates and regulates K-12 public education. A Board of Education supervises instruction in the public schools. Information of this website is mainly addressed to teachers, parents and pupils/ students.- The following issues are focal points of these pages: [...]

Morocco
The National Centre for the Coordination and Planning of Scientific and Technical Research has the following main tasks: promotion of scientific-technical research, Coordination of research activities on national level, Development of co-operative relations. The homepage of the CNRST supplies information on: research areas promoted, call for tenders for research projects, co- [...]

Africa
The site is a channel intended to facilitate exchanges, partnerships and collaborations between the institutions of African countries, Unesco and other partners. Since 1961, UNESCO has organized seven conferences of Ministers of Education. Conference papers are offered for download as pdf-files [this URL is the one of the 8th conference]. Other features are: a list of [...]

Belarus
For the time being this website is only offered in the official language of the country. But short information on the aims and tasks of the Institute in English (www.etf.eu.int/no.by/#RIPO) and French (www. unevoc.de/ directory/ centres/ bye.htm) is available at other sites. The Republican Institute of Vocational Education (RIPO) was founded in December 1992 after the [...]

Syria
Website of the Syrian Ministry of Education, only avaliable in Arabic. There is also a website for the Ministry of Higher Education, which is also only available in Arabic.

Oman
the well structured website, which is partially still under construction offers access to the following links: structure of the education system, basic education, training and examinations. The English version is also availible.

Oman
The Ministry is entrusted with the task of supervising higher education institutions and overseas scholarships and following up research activities and higher studies. It also works towards promoting external scientific and cultural relations in the field of higher education.- This website defines the function of the Ministry and names the various public and private colleges [...]

Oman
The Sultan Qaboos University is the intellectual and scientific centre of the Sultanate of Oman. The College of Education is part of it und comprises seven departments and the Educational Research Center. The College is entrusted with the task to prepare highly qualified teachers to teach in various specializations at both preparatory and secondary levels in keeping with the [...]

India
The Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET) is a constituent unit of the National Council of Educational Research and Training ( NCERT), an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. Established in 1984 with the merger of the Centre of Educational Technology and Department of Teaching Aids, its chief aim is to [...]

Czech Republic
The Homepage of ENIC Czech Republic leads to the site of the Centre for Higher Education Studies. This Centre was established in 1991 as a state-funded institution by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. Its mission is to collect, analyze, collate and disseminate information concerning higher education and research policy. The main activities of the centre are directed [...]

Canada
The statistical office offers data tables and publications on the following topics: Education, training and learning (general), adult education and training, education finance, education indicators, educational attainment, fields of study, literacy, outcomes of education, students, teachers and educators.

Estonia
Estonian Educational and Research Network (EENet) is a governmental nonprofit organization established in August 1993 by the Ministry of Education with the task of managing, coordinating and developing the computer network of science, education and culture. EENet's main task is to offer Internet connection (permanent links and dial-ins) as well as all additional services (ftp, [...]

France
IGEN and IGAENR are the principal authorities of the French education inspection which evaluates and controls all types of educational institutions, its personnel and contents, and supplies the Ministry with proposals for education policy. The website informs about the organizational structure and the activities of IGEN and IGAENR and provides full texts of its published [...]

France
France runs 470 primary and secondary schools with 280,000 students in 130 countries of the world. AEFE is the official organization (associated to the Foreign Office) which cares of these schools. The website contains information about living, teaching and studying at a school abroad, organizational issues, texts of legal documents (see repères) and a list of the French [...]

Mexico
The Mexican Council of Educational Research is an association aiming at coordinationg actions and interests of educational researchers and at promoting quality research. This homepage provides in tabular form information on status, organization and activities of the Council.

Sweden
The statistics shed light on Sweden\'s entire education system: pre-school, compulsory school, upper-secondary school, different forms of adult education, higher education and research, and the transition from school to working life.

Argentina
The National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC) is the technical government agency responsible for the coordination and supervision of all public statistical activities taking place in the Argentine territory. Under the heading "Sociedad" you can find statistics on education.

Iceland
The statistical office of Iceland offers statistics on pre-primary institutions, compulsory schools, upper secondary schools and universities.

Cyprus
Key figures on general education, schools, higher education and adult education.

Spain
This website is clearly structured according to the main tasks of the Centro. CIDE is subdivided into four areas: Innnovation and Curriculum Development, Studies and Educational Research, Documentation and Archives, Information Management and Support. The aim of the Research and Studies Area of the CIDE is to function as an intermediary between the production of knowledge and [...]

Morocco
The homepage of the Ministry of Higher Education, Teacher Education and Scientific Research offers the following information: chart of the Ministry\'s organisational structure, personnel statistics, higher education institutions, educational statistics, educational law and further links to ministries and institutions of national higher education and abroad.

Peru
The Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas e Informática (INEI), the central statistical office in Peru, offers education statistics on its website. The topics dealt with are analphabetism, teacher statistics, curricula, alumni and years of study in Peru. These educational statistics are accessible via the following path: Peru en cifras - indicadores sociales - educación.

Trinidad and Tobago
The National Training Agency is the new umbrella agency for effecting reform in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in Trinidad and Tobago. Its role is to co-ordinate and regulate technical and vocational education and training, promoting and facilitating a coherent system of quality TVET, e.g. by developing occupational standards and national vocational [...]

China
The China Scholarship Council (CSC) is a non-profit institution with legal person status affiliated with the Ministry of Education.The objective of the CSC is to provide, in accordance with the law, statutes and relevant principles and policies of China, financial assistance to the Chinese citizens wishing to study abroad and to the foreign citizens wishing to study in China [...]

Lebanon
The Centre is an institution of the Lebanese Education Ministry with the objective to function as the central official body for the planning the development of the national education system. The web-site offers texts about 1) objectives and history of the Centre, 2) the national plan for reconstruction of the education system and 3) the project of restructuring the education [...]

Wales; United Kingdom
The main function of the Welsh Language Board is to promote and facilitate the use of the Welsh language. The site includes background information about the language and the role of Welsh in schools and adult education.

Lithuania
The Centre coordinates the regular self-evaluation process of research/ development and pedagogical activity of the State and Nonstate research and of higher education institutions. It organises expert assessment (pier review), accumulates and publishes information about the quality of that activity and offers suggestions about its improvement. Besides it gives information, [...]

Colombia
The National Accreditation Council (CNA) is responsible for the accreditation of institutions and programs of higher education; the result of the evaluation process is a proposal about the accreditation which is given to the Education Ministry if the program seems appropriate. The website provides information texts about the structure and mission of CNA, the standards used, [...]

Singapore
The Institute is under the charge of the Singapore Education Minsitry and promotes, develops and provides technical education and training to secondary school leavers and working adults, upgrading of technical skills by continuing education and industry-based training. The site provides a description of the missions of the ITE and links to courses, programmes, apprenticeships [...]

India
The Indian Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation also provides some statistics on education (see > Social Sector > Chaper 29 Education). You will also find some other facts and figures under other points of the menu bar on the left hand side. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Switzerland
The Swiss Federal Statistical Office offers in the subject area "Education and Sciences" plenty of up-to-date statistical data referring to all levels of education. These surveys provide an overall information on Switzerland but also on the single cantons. Almost all of these statistics can be downloaded.

Mexico
INEGI provides geographic, demographic, social (including educational) and economic information on Mexico. It provides the public service of statistical and geographic information.

Kuwait
The Authority (founded in 1982) "is charged with providing and developing a national labor force to meet the shortages in the national technical labor force". The English homepage offers links to full texts about structure, mission and objectives of the PAAET, information about the training colleges and institutes (among them one College of Basic Education where primary and [...]

Wales; United Kingdom
The site of the department for education of the Welsh Government contains information on education policy concerning all areas of education.

France
The IGAENR is directly attached to the Education Ministry; it is a sort of "super inspectorate" which watches over the efficient functioning of the whole education system by controlling the functioning, evaluating the efficiency of all educational institutions and giving advice to the political authorities. The homepage offers a short text and links to full texts about the [...]

Australia
The Association of TAFE Institutes is an incorporated Association established in 1982 to represent the collective views of its Members ( Victoria's TAFE Institutes and universities with TAFE Divisions) in dealings with government, industry and the community about technical and further education ( TAFE). The site provides information on current issues, scholarships and courses [...]

Australia
The website of the Department of Education and Children's Services offers extensive information on all aspects of education in South Australia. It is organised according to levels of education and concerned groups (students, parents, etc.).

Australia
The Victorian Office of Training and Tertiary Education provides information for students and job-seekers, about training providers, links to Victorian and Australian further education institutions, a directory and a section for news and publications.

Australia
The website of the Department of Education provides information on all aspects of education in Tasmania.

Australia
The site of the Department of Education is designed so that parents and guardians, educators, students and administrators can link directly to the areas of this site that have been developed specifically for them.

Australia
The functions of the Board of Studies NSW include responsibility for curriculum development, registration and accreditation of non- government schools and home schooling, and the assessment and examination of student achievements for the awarding of the NSW School Certificate and Higher School Certificate. Its website includes curricula information, timetables, an archive of [...]

Australia
The website of the Department of Education and the Arts of Queensland provides extensive information for students, parents, international students, schools and educators. It also contains a school directory.

Norway
The State Education Loan Fund was set up in 1947. Over the past 50 years the Loan Fund has administered the complex system of loans and grants which are the foundation of student financial aid in Norway. It is a government-run organisation. The site contains information about grants and loans and statistics.

Colombia
The Colombian Institute for the Promotion of Higher Education is subordinate to the Education Ministry and responsible for planning and implementing all higher education policy initiatives. The homepage has 4 links which lead to full text information: 1) The institute: its departments and mission, including research and information. 2) Online services: the information system [...]

Israel; China; India
"The Council for Higher Education (CHE) was established in accordance with the Council for Higher Education Law 5718-1958, as the State institution in Israel responsible for higher education. The goal was to establish a public, apolitical, independent and professional body to stand between the Government and the institutions of higher education and to deal with all issues [...]

Norway
The website offers numerous statistical data on all areas of education as well as links to further statistical resources.

Mexico
This homepage of the SEP offers a comprehensive overview on the organization and structure of the education system and provides an orientation with regard to the abundance of educational opportunities. Besides official documents are available.- In the centre of current educational developments particular attention is paid to a reform of Basic Education (more than 6 million [...]

Switzerland
As the Confederation’s specialised agency for the ERI system, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation has the following remit: Establishing a strategic overview of the Swiss education, research and innovation system and preparing federal performance and resource plans. Pursuing international networking activities and ensuring that Switzerland remains [...]

United States
ACF is a federal agency funding state, local, and tribal organizations to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families. The homepage provides access to information about ACF programs and projects, contacts, grants and contracts (funding opportunities), state and local resources [...]

France
The Centre is under the supervision of the Ministry of Education and associated with the CNDP; it was founded in 1983. Its mission is to promote, especially by means of training activities, multiple use of news media in teaching. The following activities are described: Liaison between teachers and news professionals, training, documentation of materials about "media and the [...]

Cyprus
This homepage of the Ministry offers information on tasks, duties and the structure of this governmental institution as well as information on the structure of the education system, on developments and innovations in the educational sector. It also informs on programmes ( SOCRATES) and projects.- There are a number of links to other educational institutions in Cyprus.

United Kingdom
When the Learning and Skills Council disbanded on 31 March 2010, its work was split between the newly created Skills Funding Agency, the newly created Young People’s Learning Agency and the local authorities. The Skills Funding Agency funds and regulates the adult learning and skills sector; it is a funding body intended to facilitate the sector delivering the services that [...]

France
ABES is a public national institution under the tutelage of the French Education Ministry. Founded in 1995, its mission is to operate a university documentation system as information network of the French university libraries ("Système universitaire de documentation SU"). ABES records and locates the resources of the French university libraries and gives access to them via [...]

United Kingdom
The Teaching Agency is responsible for initial teacher training (ITT) in England. It provides a comprehensive programme of support to help you become a teacher, providing guidance all the way through the application process. Through ITT you’ll receive rigorous training, with new teachers rating their training as a very good preparation for the classroom. In this section you [...]

France
The institute is an organization of the Ministry for Youth and Sports. Its aims are to promote youth education, the activities of youth associations and actions in favour of adolescents and to develop international cooperation in these areas. The homepage offers links to: the French Youth Council, the documentary resources of INJEP ( databases and other services), [...]

France
This institution examines and evaluates universities, schools and other (cultural) establishments in charge of the Education Ministry. It prepares recommendations for improving quality and efficiency of the French education system. The homepage contains links to: a description of CNE, contact addresses, phone numbers and e-mail numbers of CNE, full-text information of [...]

Poland
This website offers an overview on the structure of the Polish education system. It informs on the concept and project of educational reform. Links lead to higher education institutions (including pedagogical universities); technical colleges, academies and foundations. An English version has been announced. Up-to-date information on TEMPUS in English are available.

Russian Federation
Unfortunately, the English version of the homepage of the Russian Ministry of Education and Sciences only has some very basic information. An older English website version (2004-2010) has some more information available. The Russian language version consists of a well arranged list of links offering access to all levels and areas of the education system. Besides the site [...]

Greece
Linklist of Greek government in English - the Education Ministry is included and has been separately entered in this database.

Switzerland
The EDK is the coordinating body of the education ministers of the 26 cantons responsible for education, culture and sports. The website offers basic information about the Swiss education system as well as publications of the EDK on educational policy.

United Kingdom
The Standards and Testing Agency (STA), an executive agency of the Department for Education, is now responsible for the development and delivery of all statutory assessments from early years to the end of key stage 3. This work was previously carried out by the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency, which ceased its final remaining functions in March 2012.

Denmark
The Royal School of Library and Information Science (with locations in Kopenhagen and Aalborg) is an educational and research institution responsible to the Danish Ministry of Cultural Affairs for education, research and development to the highest level in the field of library and information science (LIS).- From the clearly structured homepage links provide access to: General [...]

United States
The mission of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education is to promote academic excellence, enhance educational opportunities and equity for all of America´s children and families, and to improve the quality of teaching and learning by providing leadership, technical assistance and financial support. The OESE website offers information on reports and resources, laws, [...]

United States
Formerly known as the "National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)" and belonging to the U.S. Department of Education, NIDILRR now has a slightly changed name and belongs to the Department of Health and Human Services. The institute supports and analyses the situtation and rights of persons with disabilities. The website provides information on funding [...]

United States
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education. NCES is located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences.

United States
The Office of Special Education and and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), a unit of the U.S. Department of Education, offers a an overview on support programmes that assist in educating children with special needs, in the rehabilitation of youth and adults with disabilities, and supports research to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities. The website also provides a [...]

Australia
The Australian Government Department of Education and Training is responsible for national policies and programmes that help Australians access quality early childhood education, school education, higher education, vocational education and training, international education and research.

Australia
The role of the National Centre for Education and Training Statistics, which is based at the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), is to provide timely and relevant data covering a wide range of education and training issues, and to coordinate the development and provision of national statistics in the field of education and training. Its website provides access to these [...]

Scotland; United Kingdom
"The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council (SFC) is the body that distributes funding for teaching and learning, research and other activities in Scotland's colleges and universities. There are 43 colleges and 20 higher education institutions in Scotland funded by SFC. The SFC also provides colleges with bursary, hardship and childcare funding for their [...]

Spain
The group of autonomous government institutions of the Valencian Community constitutes the Valencian Generalitat. Since 1991, the Valencian Generalitat has made significant investments in communications and interconnection of equipment, with a clear goal: modernisation of the administration (distance administration) and reduction of the time and paperwork involved in [...]

Spain; Spain
The Consejería de Educación, Cultura y Deportes offers profound information on the "new" education system in Spain (LOGSE) and on educational reforms on the Canary Islands. A comprehensive list of links includes teaching aids and other assistance. Particular attention should be paid to the collection of links regarding educational law and legislation.

Spain
The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports in Spain is responsible for all areas and levels of education in the country. There is an organizational chart of the Ministry on the website. According to the different responsibilities of this governmental institution links to educational institutions in the field of vocational training and adult education are available as well [...]

Scotland; United Kingdom
Responsibilities include: Further and higher education, science and lifelong learning, school education, training and skills, HM Inspectorate of Education and the Scottish Qualifications Authority, nurseries and childcare, children\'s services, children\'s hearings, social work and HM Social Work Inspectorate.

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