Education Systems International
Keyword from Index: natural sciences
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1 - Research in Flanders
Research in Flanders is a portal run by Flanders Knowledge Area. The website offers some thematic papers on research foci in Flanders, some promotional films on research in Flanders, information on research funding and on some research institutes and centres. The website also has a news section, but which was last updated in June 2015.
The thematic papers deal [...]
2 - Science Education - Weizmann Institute of Science
The website provides an overview over Science Education at the well known Weizmann Institute of Science.
The Davidson Institute of Science Education focusses on teaching and transder. Amongst others, it runs a museum, the Clore Garden of Science, as well as the PERACH Tutoring and Mentoring Project for disadvantaged children.
The Department of Science Teaching focusses [...]
3 - The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
"Chartered by law in 1961, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities acts as a national focal point for Israeli scholarship in both the natural sciences and the humanities [The Ministry of Education has a say in certain matters]. The Academy (...) monitor[s] and promote[s] Israeli intellectual excellence, advise[s] the government on scientific planning, fund[s] and [...]
4 - Ministry of Science, Technology and Space
The Israel Ministry of Science, Technology and Space provides information on research, scientific cooperations, events, Call for Papers, publications and more. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
5 - Faculdade de Educação (FE) - Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp)
Website of the Faculty for Education of the University of Campinas, Brazil. The website provides ample information on teaching and research of the faculty. Furthermore, you have free access to a number of e-journals published by the Faculty (see the table under "Journals" or the Faculty\'s journal list). The faculty has the following departments and hence also foci:
* DECISE [...]
6 - Russian Academy of Sciences - Российская академия наук
"The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAN) is a network of Russian scientists and scientific research institutes. With the science and research organisation run by the Academy, it constitutes the main center of basic research in the fields of natural and social sciences in Russia."
See also information on the adopted reform / dissolution of RAN in 2013.
[Abstract: Editors of [...]
7 - Russian-Indian Scientific and Technological Centre
Russian Federation; India
The "non-commercial partnership ‘Russian-Indian Scientific Technological Centre’ was established by the Heads of the Russian Federation and the Republic of India […] in 2007. (...) The main goals of [the] Centre establishing [are]:
- participation in developments and provision of services in the field of fundamental and applied scientific research [...]
- studying [...]
East-West-Science Centre (OWWZ) - Hessian Centre of Competence in Educational and Scientific Cooperation with Countries of Central and Eastern Europe
Russian Federation; Belarus; Czech Republic; Poland; Ukraine; Hungary; Eastern Europe
The OWWZ provides information for researchers as well as students. You will find information on relevant courses, cooperation in research projects, networks and web portals, research promotion opportunities and more. The portals and networks include: German-Russian Cooperation Network Biotechnology, NanoBRIDGE Germany-Russia, NetMADE - Germany-Hungary Renewable Energy Network, [...]
9 - (Ministry) Department of Science and Technology
South Africa, Republic
The website provides information on the structure and the work of the ministry. You will find documents (fulltext) on aims, programmes, strategies, reports, policies, legislation and more. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]
The Sino-German Centre for Science Promotion (CDZ) was created jointly by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the German Rsearch Foundation (DFG). The cooperation therefor mainly takes place in the natural, life, engineering and managament sciences. The website provides information on the Chinese and the German science system, on cooperation projects, [...]
11 - Journal of Chemical Education
The Journal of Chemical Education is the journal of the Division of Chemical Education, Inc. of the American Chemical Society. Published continuously since 1924, and now copublished with ACS Publications, JCE is the world\'s premier chemical education journal. Their mission is to help chemistry teachers stay current with research advances as well as share new ideas in teaching [...]
12 - National Research Foundation (NRF)
South Africa, Republic
"As an independent government agency, the NRF promotes and supports research in all fields of knowledge. It also conducts research and provides access to National Research Facilities." A focus is on natural sciences. The website provides a lot of information on projects, programmes, scholarships, research centres, centres of excellence, annual reports on research in South [...]
13 - Royal Society of Canada / Société royale du Canada (RSC-SRC)
The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) is the senior national body of distinguished Canadian scholars, artists and scientists. The primary objective of the RSC is to promote learning and research in the arts and sciences. The RSC consists of nearly 2000 Fellows, who are selected by their peers for outstanding contributions to the natural and social sciences, in the arts and in the [...]
National Research Fund
Since 1999, the National Research Fund (FNR) has developed various thematic and structural funding instruments that helped to construct Luxembourg’s reputation as a research site.
The FNR serves all branches of science and the humanities with an emphasis on strategically aligned research domains. A Performance Contract, concluded with the Ministry of Higher Education and [...]
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
Based on a government mandate, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) supports scientific research in all academic disciplines, from history to medicine and the engineering sciences. To ensure its independence, the SNSF was established as a private foundation in 1952. Its core task is the evaluation of research proposals. By allocating public research money based on the [...]
16 - Educational Resources of the Society of Biology
Within the British Society of Biology which represents those who are committed to biology in academia, industry, education and research and is the leading professional body, the websites offers a section on educational resources on biology matters.
The material support teachers working to enthuse the biologists of tomorrow by providing a number of leading resources.
17 - Maltese Association of Science Educators [MASE]
MASE Mission Statement:“To stimulate and improve the teaching of Science in Malta, to coordinate the activities of its members, and to disseminate information related to Science teaching”. To enhance professional development and provide networking forums for Science educators, MASE intends to organise regular meeting during which lectures, presentations, demonstrations and [...]
18 - PISA Key findings
Access to summeries, reports and further materials of the different PISA cycles.
19 - PISA Products
The website offers access to the PISA results as well as in depth reports, manuals and further materials on methodology.
20 - Insight country report: the Netherlands
This brief country report illustrates the situation of ICT at schools in the Netherlands, where school autonomy and decentralisation have been introduced, hence the schools are responsible for expenditure and implementation of ICT-related objectives, and the national curriculum provides a frame. The government also networks expertise, and the report lists numerous relevant [...]
21 - myScience.ch - The Swiss Portal for Research and Innovation
This portal gives an overview of sciences, employment, funding, research area, universities and other research institutions in Switzerland. myScience.ch provides also practical information about research mobility and living in Switerland including immigration, taxation, driving licenses and legal issues. It is intended for researchers and students, and all those who are [...]
22 - The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE)
IAESTE aims to provide students in higher education with technical experience relevant to their studies and at the same time offers employers well-qualified and motivated trainees. IAESTE aims to be a source of cultural enrichment for trainees and their host communities. Its mission is to operate a high quality practical training exchange programme between members in order to [...]
23 - Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA)
"The Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA) is the peak body representing science teachers in Australia. It is the federation of eight state and territory Science Teacher Associations. Through its council structure it represents and supports science teachers and teaching." Its website informs about ASTA and provides links to its member organisations and to resources [...]
24 - The UNESCO Library
"The UNESCO Library provides reference and information services, including online searches, to the organization as a whole, as well as to the general public with an interest in UNESCO's fields of competence." The collections comprise library and archive services, UNESCO publications, periodicals and documentation resources.
25 - Foundation for International Studies
The Foundation for International Studies is the international relations arm of the University of Malta. It is an autonomous, self-governing organisation housing the University of Malta\'s international office and hosting a number of institutes which have an international vocation. Devoted to the pursuit of research and training in various fields of interest, the Foundation\'s [...]
26 - PISA Participants
This OECD website offers an overview of the participating countries of the PISA studies with contact details and websites.
27 - Commonwealth Association of Science, Technology and Mathematics Educators (CASTME)
"CASTME is a professional organisation that links Science, Technology and Mathematics (STM) Educators across the Commonwealth." Its objective is the enhancement of teaching and learning of science, technology and mathematics throughout the Commonwealth.
28 - La main à la pâte. Enseigner les sciences à l`école maternelle et élémentaire
This website is intended to serve as a platform for information, advice and exchange for all persons interested in the topic of science education in the elementary and primary sector. This is done through online and print documents, discussion lists, subscription to current information, search engines, publications and expert consultation.
29 - National Institute of Higher Education Research, Science and Technology (NIHERST)
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 [...]
30 - ETH-Bibliothek
The ETH-Bibliothek is on the one side the central library of the academic libraries in Switzerland and on the other side it takes the function as the Swiss Center for information on science and technology.
31 - PISA Country Profiles
The research database contains data for the PISA cycles 2003 and 2006. It offers the opportunity to combine individual indicators from the topics "Quality of learning outcomes", "Equity and distribution", "Learner characteristics", "School resources" and "School policies and practices" and to compare the data of the participating countries. The data sets can be downloaded as a [...]
32 - Irish Science Teacher's Association
Information on council and branches of the association. Linklist to science associations, events and programmes. Access to the ' Primary Science Newsletter'.
33 - Sarepta - Using Space in Education
Sarepta is a special service provided for schools by the Norwegian Space Centre. On the website factual articles, examples and suggestions for teaching and learning activities, and a huge archive of actual satellite images. Access to a link library and information on projects.
Nordic/Baltic Union Catalogue of Serials (NOSP)
Norway; Iceland; Denmark; Sweden; Finland; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Faroe Islands; Northern Europe
NOSP contains references to serials available in Nordic and Baltic libraries. Article copies may be requested from the holding libraries via the online ordering service.
NOSP covers all subject areas. The main emphasis is, however, on natural science, medicine and social science.
NOSP has been existing since 1977 and is based on a co-operation between national union [...]
35 - National Assessment of Educational Progress- The Nation's Report Card (NAEP)
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 [...]
36 - International Comparisons in Education
NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) is collecting, analyzing, and disseminating statistics and other data related to education in the United States and other nations. Two programs -- the International Activities Program (IAP) and the Annual Reports Program -- produce international comparisons in education. Access to reports, international indicators, publications, [...]
37 - Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
NTNU is a centre for technological education and research in Norway, with a solid foundation in the natural sciences. This tradition is interwoven with broadly based expertise in the classical university disciplines. Acces to the NTNU Library, the oldest academic library in Norway (its origin can be traced back to 1768) and to the journal "GEMINI" - research news. Further [...]
38 - OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an internationally standardised assessment that was jointly developed by participating economies and administered to 15-year-olds in schools. In all cycles, the domains of reading, mathematical and scientific literacy are covered not merely in terms of mastery of the school curriculum, but in terms of important [...]
39 - Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Canada
The PISA website of the Canadian government informs about the general background of the study and the individual surveys and lists publications related to PISA. Information on PISA in Canada can also be found on the website of the Council of Ministers of Education. [...]
40 - TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center
The Lynch School of Education at Boston College conducts the TIMSS and PIRLS studies for the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). Therefore, this website and the IEA\'s website provide the most comprehensive information on TIMSS and PIRLS.
The Lynch School of Education\'s website offers information on the studies TIMSS [...]
41 - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique et Technique (CNRST)
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- [...]
42 - Estonian Educational and Research Network (EENet)
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, [...]
43 - Centre de Recherche et de Développement Pédagogiques
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 [...]
National Hellenic Research Foundation (EIE)
The National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF) is a multidisciplinary Research Centre. Its aim is to perform, finance and support high-level research projects in the areas of humanities and natural sciences. During its years of operation the NHRF has developed and performed research projects in the fields of history, physics, chemistry, material sciences, biology and [...]
45 - Association for Science Education Scotland (ASE)
Scotland; United Kingdom
"ASE Scotland is the Scottish Region of the Association for Science Education (see separate entry), the largest subject professional association in the UK". The website informs about the activities ( events) of the organisation.
46 - Association for Science Education (ASE)
ASE is a forum for all concerned with science education from primary school to tertiary levels. There are zones for teachers and technicians, a section on safety and health in science, databases on literature and events, publications and an online shop.