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Norway
The Norwegian Centre for Arts and Culture in Education is a resource centre helping strengthen work in art and culture subjects in primary and secondary education. It was established by The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research in 2007. Its main tasks are the development of related activity to the national framework and teaching plan, support to the implementation and [...]

Georgia
The National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement was founded on 1 September, 2010 and is the legal successor of the National Center for Educational Accreditation. The centre is responsible for the authorisation and accreditation of Georgian educational institutions. Further tasks comprise the quality enhancement of qualifications and professional standards, the [...]

South-East Asia
ASAIHL´s purpose is to assist member institutions to strengthen themselves through mutual self help and to achieve international distinction in teaching, research and public service. In so doing, the institutions contribute strength to their respective nations and to the entire region. Specifically, the Association exists to foster the development of the institutions [...]

Finland
The English website only provides a short introduction to the work of the Foundation: "The Vamlas Foundation is the one of the oldest disability organizations in Finland, founded in 1889 by a teacher, Vera Hjelt. She and her colleagues wanted to promote learning and working opportunities of children and youth with disabilities and the Foundation first consisted of a school and [...]

Africa; Southern Africa
The Africa Disability Alliance (ADA), formerly Secretariat of the African Decade of Persons with Disabilities (SADPD) until April 2014, is a pan-african agency that works to promote disability programming and policy implementation processes by working in partnership with the African Union (AU), governments, Civil Society and Continental / Regional and National Disabled [...]

Africa
"The African Decade of Persons with Disabilities (1999-2009) was adopted by the 35th Session of the OAU Assembly of Heads of State and Government held in Algiers, Algeria in July 1999. The 1st AU Conference of Ministers of Social Development, which convened in Windhoek, Namibia, 27-31 October 2012, extended the African Decade of Persons with Disabilities for the period [...]

Israel
"Israel Unlimited" is a programme initiated in 2009 that aims at promoting the inclusion of people with disability in Israel. The programme is a partnership between the Israeli government, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and the Ruderman Family Foundation. In this JDC press release of January 2013, you will find information on the expansion of the [...]

United Kingdom
On 1 September a major change to the special educational needs (SEN) system in England came into effect. The Children and Families Act 2014 has been passed by the UK Parliament and this sets out a new framework for SEN provision along with a new SEN and Disability Code of Practice. The new legislation expands the age-range of the SEN system from 2–19 to 0–25 and so [...]

international
The mission of the International Network for Research in Arts Education is to promote high quality international research in arts education (formal non formal and informal), to conduct research on the implementation of UNESCO’s “Seoul Agenda: Goals for the development of arts education”, and to serve as a forum for the dissemination of research, the promotion of debates [...]

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

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

United States; international
A project of the University of Illinois encourages student to use a variety of ethnographic, archival, and related methods to examine the university in the broader context of the social and political context. Among others, the topics include globalization and the university, learning communities, student writing or university and community. [Abstract: Site editor’s [...]

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 [...]

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

Germany; China
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, [...]

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

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

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

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

international
"Many young people around the world — especially the disadvantaged — are leaving school without the skills they need to thrive in society and find decent jobs. As well as thwarting young people’s hopes, these education failures are jeopardizing equitable economic growth and social cohesion, and preventing many countries from reaping the potential benefits of their [...]

Ecuador
The website ecuadorexplorer.com offers a list of NOGs which are active in Ecuador. Many of them work in the education sector. Links lead to the homepage of the organisations.

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 [...]

Tunisia
A list of links to Internet sites for students with learning materials, assignments, exam preparation and outcomes, discussion forums, etc.

international
The OECD groups 34 member countries in an organisation that, most importantly, provides governments a setting in which to discuss, develop and perfect economic and social policy. Member countries meet and exchange information in committees. Committees bring together representatives of member countries, either from national administrations or from their permanent delegations to [...]

Nicaragua
The mission of Cantera is to contribute to the building up of a society that is more just, fair and sustainable while at the same time strengthening the identity and capabilities of the persons with whom it works, not only in their individual setting, but also collectively, from the concept and practice of Popular Education, the perspective of gender, intergenerational [...]

Spain; international
In accordance with the 2007 amendment of the Universities Act, in October 2008 the Council of Ministers authorized the creation of Universidad.es, the Foundation for the International Promotion of Spanish Universities. Universidad.es is a public sector foundation that aims to promote the Spanish university system throughout the world. The foundation was set up by the Spanish [...]

international
USAID is an independent federal government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. Its Work supports long-term and equitable economic growth and advances U.S. foreign policy objectives by supporting economic growth, agriculture and trade, global health and democracy, conflict prevention and humanitarian assistance. USAID provides [...]

Belgium
The Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) is an independent agency that supports fundamental research in all disciplines in Flanders. The FWO provides the necessary funding on the basis of an interuniversity selection. FWO is the Flemish successor to the National Fund for Scientific Research, which was founded in 1928.

Finland
The Academy of Finland’s mission is to finance high-quality scientific research, act as a science and science policy expert, and strengthen the position of science and research. The Academy works to contribute to the renewal, diversification and increasing internationalisation of Finnish research. Its operation covers the full spectrum of scientific disciplines. The [...]

Canada
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 [...]

Peru
Cyberdocencia consists of multidisciplinary experts of education, especially of the direction of pedagogical higher education (DESP). Its functions are the formulation of national curricula, the design of policies and strategies for the continuing formation and the capacity of teachers in their respective work areas, the diagnose of the teacher situation and its professional [...]

Lesotho
The Lesotho Education Fund provides full scholarships for secondary school to talented students in Lesotho who cannot afford the school fees. The scholarships cover all school fees, books, and exam fees for all five years of middle school and high school.

Dominican Republic
Due to the high analphabetism in diverse regions of the Dominican Republic, the Dominican Education Radio (RED). Its goal is to help children and adults of regions with a high rate of analphabetism and in which normal education is difficult to apply, to a basic education through radio.

Europe
The European Council for Student Affairs (ECStA) is an independent and autonomous umbrella organization aiming to promote the social infrastructure at all higher education insitutions of Europe. The ECStA is in particular promoting the cooperation between organizations responsible for this sector within Europe aiming to increase the understanding of the differences regarding [...]

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
Workforce Development Authority (WDA) is an institutional framework to provide a strategic response to the skills development challenges facing the country across all sectors of the economy. Its mission is to promote, facilitate and guide the development and upgrading of skills and competencies of national workforce in order to enhance competitiveness and employability.

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

Cameroon; Germany
Hope Foundation (HF) is a German and Cameroonian non-profit development and non- governmental registered organization. Hope Foundation was founded in the year 2001 with the primary goal of promoting community development and alleviating poverty in rural and needy areas of Cameroon, thereby improving the standards of living of the rural communities in Cameroon. A number of [...]

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

Cameroon
The Interuniversity Centre of Documentary Resources (CIRD) is a support centre for the distribution and the production of documentary resources and the promotion of the utilization by the national university community. Its main objective is the contribution to a promotion of the capacities of the higher education sector by modernizing and ameliorating the univeristy [...]

Egypt; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Morocco; Oman; Saudi Arabia; Tunisia; Yemen; United Arab Emirates; Middle East; North Africa
AMIDEAST is a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. Founded in 1951, AMIDEAST in its early years focused on promoting U.S. study to students in the MENA region and managing U.S. scholarships and exchanges such as the flagship Fulbright Foreign Student Program. Today [...]

Morocco
EFE-Morocco is a non-profit foundation (NGO) with the goal to develop partnerships between public and private sectors in order to realize the Formation-Employment programs which improve the competences of the young peole and which also correspond to the needs and exigences of the enterprises.

international
On this website, IREX presents it`s activities concerning education programs in "Basic Education Development", "Higher education development", "International Education" and "Research Support".

India
Since 2000, Pardada Pardadi Educational Society (PPES) has been improving the lives of girls in rural India. Its mission is to uplift and empower girls from the poorest section of society by providing free education and vocational training - creating a new generation of self-reliant and educated girls who will break the cycle of poverty in the region.

Europe
SEEP is a network of teachers, teacher trainers and policy makers who are shaping the future of science education. Members in the SEEP network are working and learning together for the benefit of youths who are choosing careers in science. The network activities including online discussion forums, research and training workshops.

Italy
The national agency for the development of school autonomy was founded in 2007. It fosters autonomy of pedagogical institutions in the European context and it supports pedagogical resaerch and documentation. The page offers links to regional pedagogical research institutions, the Italian ministry of education and the national institute for education evaluation.

Benin; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Guinea-Bissau; Mali; Niger; Senegal; Togo; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Chad
The EAMAU (Ecole Africaine des Métiers de l`Architecture et de l`Urbanisme) is a technical college which has been founded from the chiefs of the OCAM during a summit conference on 1975. That transnational college is specialized in architecture, urban development and accommodation all for the benefit of the African states and all to boost their economies. The webpage of the [...]

United States
The National Rural Education Association (NREA) is the oldest established national organization of its kind in the United States. Through the years it has evolved as a strong organization of rural school administrators, teachers, board members, regional service agency personnel, researchers, business and industry representatives, and others interested in maintaining the [...]

Europe
The website of the EDA offers general information concerning dyslexia in Europe and beyond. The EDA represents the aim of a better support of dyslexic people and the promotion of the cooperation between parents, teachers and other professionals. Additionally, the EDA offers access to the websites of the effective national and adherent members and informs about conferences and [...]

United Kingdom
Teach First combines excellent initial teacher training with volunteer coaching, networking opportunities and a bespoke leadership development programme. By giving exceptional graduates the opportunity to teach and make a difference in the most challenged schools, we are equipping tomorrow's leaders in all fields with the motivation, skills and understanding to address [...]

Isle of Man
On this site you can find information about primary and secondary schools, along with further education institutions. There is also departmental information, a support section including information on grants, and school holiday dates.

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

Central Asia; Europe
The Trans-European Mobility Scheme for University Studies(TEMPUS) aims to facilitate university modernisation, mutual learning and cultural understanding between the European Union and its partners in the higher education sector. Tempus programme funds institution-based university cooperation projects and a special emphasis is given to the mobility of academic and [...]

Europe
The European Association of Cities, Institutions and Second Chance Schools is an international network organisation in the field of teaching or enabling young people with lack of skills or qualifications to successfully gain access to education programmes or to the labour market. The Association is an independent non-profit organisation. The main aims of the Association are [...]

Southeastern Europe
On the homepage the mission of the STAR network has been defined: It provides encouragement, financial support and technical assistance to locally-led initiatives that advance women's economic and political leadership in the post-Yugoslav region. It is precisely explained on the website by means of which activities, measures, programmes, partnerships and resources the aims are [...]

Europe
EFQUEL is a European network with over 70 member organisations. The Foundation serves as sustainable and proactive network and provides valuable services (Database of Services) to the European eLearning community. The website of EFQUEL is to inform users about partners, members, benefits, and activities. The purpose of the foundation is to involve actors in a European [...]

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

India
Asha for Education, a secular organization, is aiming to catalyze socio- economic change in India through education of underprivileged children. It is dedicated to the task of strengthening basic education in India by numerous projects according to the Unesco strategy "Education for All". This website offers information on project aims and the localities of project [...]

Australia
The Australian Institute for Quality Teaching and School Leadership (AIQTSL) was set up in June 2004 as an independent body with funding from the Australian Government to support and advance the quality of teaching in Australian schools as well as the quality of school leadership. Its website provides information on the institute, its completed and current projects as well as [...]

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

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

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.

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

United Kingdom; England
These resources were developed over the period 2001 to 2010, to support the national Skills for Life Strategy and other Skills for Life developments. The documents and other resources were held on the Readwriteplus website which has now been closed. The Skills for Life initiative aims to improve the literacy, language and numeracy skills of adults.

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

China
In 21 sections the China-Fourth Basic Education Project for the implementation of universal primary education is described. Financially supported by the World Bank a complex programme is being carried out in 90 districts of the six poor and remote provinces of the country ( Guizhou, Hainan, Heilongjiang, Hunan, Shanxi Yunnan), which is especially directed towards the promotion [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Japan
The Bonn liaison office of the JSPS was the first to be founded in Europe in 1992. Its objective is to offer advice to scientists and graduates who intend to perform research in Japan. It offers information on fellowships, research projects, contact adresses, and recent developments. The links "forschen in Japan" and "Links" lead to more facts concerning residence in Japan [...]

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
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, [...]

international
This website of UNICEF is on the one hand an information ressource concerning girls' education and on the other hand an appeal to all responsable people to promote education of girls, particularly in developing countries. A variety of reports refers to areas in which the international organisation has been active.

Austria
The activities of the ÖAD embrace general, academic and vocational education with – historically grown – specific focus on academic mobility. ÖAD was established in 1961 by the Austrian Rectors’ Conference with the purpose of supporting foreign students during their stay in Austria. Today the ÖAD is the biggest non-profit-making service agency in the field of [...]

Mongolia
This NGO is active in Mongolia in the area of promoting access to international (higher) education, the home page lists links to information on scholarships, books, a monthly calendar and a link labelled "education systems". This provides a survey of the education systems of several countries.

Commonwealth; United Kingdom
"LECT's mission is to support teachers and promote excellence in education through developing, supporting and promoting a wide range of international professional development programmes for teachers and educators." Activities include study visits and exchange, information sharing and international collaboration.

India
NAAC is an autonomous body affiliated to the University Grants Council. It is concerned with the assessment and accreditation of financial support to higher education institutions such as grants, stipends and project financing. The home page outlines its primeval goal of developing quality criteria for higher education by evaluation and self assessment. The page provides links [...]

Belize
Plenty Belize is an organisation that assists the (indigenous) people of the district of Toledo in their social and economic development. One of the projects is a school feeding programme for primary school children.

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 [...]

Peru
This institution provides initial and in-service education for teachers who teach children of the indigenous population in the Amazonian region of Peru with special focus on bilingual and intercultural competence. The web site has information about activities of the program, services and the content of the courses.

Europe
This is the website of the Council of Europe for youth affairs. It provides information about the following topics: Youth sector priorities 2003-2005; Activities; Financial support and study sessions; Information services and resources; Structures; European Youth Centres.

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

international
This is the homepage of the education sector of the World Bank, "the world' s largest external financier of education which is today more committed than ever to helping countries develop holistic education systems aimed both at achieving Education For All ( EFA) and building dynamic knowledge societies that are key to competing in global markets through Education for the [...]

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

Peru
This organization coordinates the four private universities in Peru. Its objective is to promote the quality of the universities\' research and teaching through joint efforts in order to promote a modern development of the country. The homepage provides links to the four member universities, to the university network Red Universitaria para el Desarrollo (http:// [...]

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

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

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 [...]

El Salvador
This institut is the governing and coordinating body for the development of Salvadoranian vocational education. It develops and conducts programs for various fields of the labour market, plans the whole system of vocational education and advises employers to use human resources effectively. The web site provides information about the mission, strategic objectives and various [...]

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

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

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

Ecuador
The Mission of the INNFA is to propose, to support and to execute innovative solutions to the problems of children, adolescents and Ecuadorian families, especially the vulnerable and excluded groups of rights. The website provides information about the vision and mission, organization, the instruments for modernization and the various programs.

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

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

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

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]

United States
This booklet published by the U.S. Department of Education includes activities for families with children from infancy through age 6 fostering reading. Articles with links and learning materials and bibliographies.

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

Ireland
CTYI works with young people of exceptional academic ability. Such students have been acknowledged by the Irish Department of Education as having "special educational needs". Information on talent search, programmes, activities and research.

Iceland
The institute is situated in the University of Iceland. It offers a variety of courses from vocational courses, personal development to general interest courses in languages, literature, philosophy, the Icelandic sagas, geography and history among others. Thus the institute works actively in improving the educational level for adults. Access to detailed course information.

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

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

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

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

United States
NLCI is a national Latino organization that focuses and serves exclusively on children. NLCI's is carrying out ethnographic research, funding programs for Latinos, development of public education campaigns, national initiative for a Lation Day. Access to the children' s agenda, early childhood public education kit materials and informatin on mission and acitivities of the [...]

New Zealand
NZATD is the professional association for workplace learning and performance / training and development for specialists in New Zealand. On the website information on the organisation and related branches, on affiliated organisations and events. Commented link list and a members area.

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

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

New Zealand
NZRA consists of regional councils which encourage membership of teachers, parents, and literacy educators. The purpose of the NZRA is to encourage literacy learning and reserach in literacy education.

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

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

Ireland
The Clare Family Learning Project a programme funded by the Adult Education Board of Clare and other educational institutes. The aim of the project is to provide family learning courses which support the educational needs of families who are marginalized from the education and employment sectors by the double disadvantages of low income and low educational achievement. On the [...]

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

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

Ireland
The purpose of this Bill is to provide a statutory framework within which the education of children and people who have special educational needs because of disabilities can be guaranteed as a right enforceable in law. Fulltext of the Bill together with an explanatory memorandum ( HTML-file, 38 pages).

United States
PASE was founded in 1993 by a group of afterschool practitioners to promote innovative education programs. PASE works with community- based organizations to improve the lives of under-served children and youth in New York City through creative afterschool programming. The website offers information on PASE, its projects, a comprehensive linklist and free access to \'The [...]

Sweden
The STINT Foundation was established in 1994 by the government. The mandate is to support the internationalisation of Swedish research and higher education and has two main components: to enhance the quality of Swedish research and higher education and to advance Sweden´s relations with other nations, culturally, economically and scientifically. The homepage links to [...]

Australia
The Network produces a book of ideas and activities based on the Book Week theme and Children's Book Council fo Australia shortlisted titles. The homepage links to information about the Children' s Book Council of Australia and annual Children's Book Weeks and their websites (since 1999). Comprehensive linklists and offer of publications.

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
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 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 [...]

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
SERVE is an education organization with the mission to support the continuous improvement of educational opportunities for learners in the Southeast of America. The website informs about developed educational programmes and tools for educational practitioners and policymakers. Link to the ELO programs (Expanded Learning Opportunities programs). A variety of free and low-cost [...]

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).

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 [...]

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. [...]

United Kingdom
New Opportunities Fund is a Lottery Distributor created to award grants to health, education and environment projects throughout the UK. The site informs about the grant programmes for education.

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 [...]

Oman
This website offers for young Omanis, supported by programmes of the government of the Sultanate Oman, comprehensive information for gaining National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ).- In the former British Protectorate the influence of British education on the education system of the Arab state has remained until today. National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) are UK [...]

United States; Canada
This site provides links to all sorts of information about loans, scholarships and other types of financial support for students in the USA. There is a special page for Canadian students in the section ´Other types of aid´.

Liechtenstein
The homepage contains current messages and announcements of events from the Liechtensteiner education sector. Within the navigation bar one finds links with detailed material on: PISA 2003, school types, curricula, education authorities, further services, first day at school/ change of school, promotion funds, scholarship/loan, preparing choice of career, Council of Europe, [...]

United States
HighScope Foundation, an independent nonprofit research, development, training, and public advocacy organization located in Ypsilanti, Michigan, was founded in 1970. The Foundation\'s principal goals are to promote the learning and development of children worldwide from infancy through adolescence and to support and train educators and parents as they help children learn.- [...]

international; Arab States; Islamic Countries
The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - ISESCO - was set up upon the adoption of its Statute by the Eleventh Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers, meeting in Islamabad, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, in May 1980. This decision crowned the efforts made by the Organization of the Islamic Conference to establish an international organization specialized [...]

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.

France
"Priority education" is a French focus programme in educational policy that has its origins in the 1980ies and that led to the socalled "priority education areas" (ZEP). The aim of the programme was a greater equity in educational opportunities, especially for socially disadvantaged children. The official website for this programme provies background information on the [...]

Southeastern Europe
This website has been developed as a result of co-operation between the University of Ljubljana CEPS and KulturKontakt Austria financially supported by the European Commission. It is to improve cultural contacts, the exchange of information and project implementation between South East European states in the education sector. There are various links on the homepage to [...]

Thailand
This overview of the present situation of the education system in Thailand and its financing after the economic crisis of 1997/1998 ( which did not strike Thailand as severe as other Asian countries) has been prepared by the World Bank. It comprises the chapters: background information, challenges of the crisis and response to the crisis, including the role of the World Bank.

Malaysia
This overview of the present situation of the education system in Thailand and its financing after the economic crisis of 1997/1998 has been prapared by the World Bank. It comprises the chapters: background information, challenges of the crisis and response to the crisis, including the role of the World Bank

Philippines
This overview of the present situation of the education system in the Philippines and its financing after the economic crisis of 1997/ 1998 has been prepared by the World Bank. It comprises the chapters: background information, challenges of the crisis and response to the crisis, including the role of the World Bank.

Africa
The Association of African Universities is an international non- governmental organisation set up by the universities in Africa to promote cooperation among themselves and between them and the international Academic community.- This website provides among other things information on the core programme of the AAU and on useful resources.

international
The United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (UNGEI) was launched in April 2000 at the World Education Forum in Dakar by former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Its goal is to narrow the gender gap in primary and secondary education and to ensure that by 2015, all children complete primary schooling, with girls and boys having equal access to all levels of [...]

international
UNICEF's aim is to get more girls into school, ensure that they stay in school and that they are equipped with the basic tools they need to succeed in later life. As part of its on-going efforts to ensure every girl and boy their right to an education, UNICEF's acceleration strategy is speeding progress in girls' enrolment in 25 selected countries during the 2002-2005 period. [...]

Latin America; Caribbean
CEAAL is a federation of 210 adult education NGOs in all Latin American states. It promotes the "educación popular" by training of adult educators. Currently there are 6 thematic networks, namely for women's education, education of local leaders, education for peace and human rights, environmental education, communication and education. The homepage leads to full texts of [...]

United States
ASA is a scientific and educational society founded in 1839 to promote excellence in the application of statistical science which serves the members of ASA as well as the broader scientific community. It offers different links and resources and leads to the ASA Center for Statistics Education.

Africa; international
ADEA (an initiative of the World Bank in 1988) is a network and a partnership. This means that ADEA is neither a funding agency nor a traditional organization or an investment project. ADEA is a network of: African Ministries of Education; development agencies; education specialists and researchers; NGOs active in education.- This website provides access to working groups, [...]

Ecuador
The non-governmental organisation Cooperation for the Development of University Education (CODEU) has the objective to support the academic staff of Ecuador in improving their didactic and pedagogic capacities. The website gives information about various support projects, e.g. distance study for professors and the program RTAC-II which, in co-operation with USAID, distributes [...]

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 [...]

Austria
This Information offers acces to all Austrian vocational and educational information centres of the chambers of economics and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the vocational and educational information server, to education promotions, to new occupations. Additionally one finds here an extensive collection of interesting links to vocational information, educational [...]

Hungary
The Observatory Centre for Educational Development is a research office at Corvinus University of Budapest dedicated to the development of the education sector. Our top-priority areas of research include: information analysis related to VET/ adult education (financing, management, social and economic benefits); initial and continuing training of teachers and school leaders; [...]

Caribbean; Central America; South America; Spain; Portugal
OEI is an international organization of the Ibero-American countries which promotes the co-operation in the fields of education, science and culture and has a "governmental" character. Its aim is to advance an integrated development of the region in these matters. The website offers (see "que es la OEI?") information about the organizational structure, implemented activities [...]

United Kingdom
The NLA aims "to raise standards of literacy, particularly amongst those children who habitually underachieve". The site informs about NLA\'s work in schools, other activities, articles and publications.

Central Europe; Eastern Europe
The Civic Education Project (CEP) is a not-for-profit international education organization dedicated to assisting universities in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. CEP is affiliated with the Central European University, founded by philanthropist George Soros, and with Yale University. CPS is currently active in Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech [...]

Europe
EFECOT is a European organization, which devotes itself to the right of appropriate education of occupational travellers. EFECOT is a European federation of parties involved in the education of the children of bargee, circus families, fairground families and seasonal workers.

France
The Centre and its 28 Regional Centres attends the improvement of living conditions of the French students, offers service for foreign students and promotes student mobility in Europe. Full texts about coming to France to study, international relations, European programmes concerning the mission of CNOUS, student social services in France.

Ireland
CTYI "aims to identify high ability children from diverse social backgrounds and help them reach their full potential through fast paced, stimulating weekend and summer programmes. It aims to assist parents and teachers by providing access to information and resources and to research and evaluate talent development". There is information about the various course programmes and [...]

Israel
Amal 1 is a network of more than 128 educational institutions engaged in the advancement of comprehensive and technological education for youth and adults. Located throughout Israel, Amal 1´s schools can be found in Jewish, Druze, Bedouin and Arab communities. The establishment of Amalnet, a computerized communications network encompassing Amal schools, students, teachers, [...]

India
"India Literacy Project, ILP, is a US-based non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to spreading the cause of literacy in India". The website gives information on the various projects in India and how the organisation can be supported. There is also a newsletter in full text.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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