Centre for Educational Research and Innovation - CERI




International Educational Research Links

  • The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) facilitates contact between educational researchers and encourages and actively lobbies for development of all aspects of educational research.
  • The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) provides state-of-the-art educational research, products and services.
  • The American Educational Research Association (AERA), is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.
  • The British Educational Research Association (BERA) aims to sustain and promote a vital research culture in education.
  • The Centre for Research on Educational Testing (CRET) is a non-profit organization committed to the research and development of educational testing and technology for the future
  • The Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) is the largest organization of professors, students, researchers and practitioners in education in Canada
  • is an Australian agency which collaborates with numerous stakeholders in education and training communities working across the early childhood, schooling, vocational education and training, adult and community education, and university sectors, helping to develop and manage online services that are of benefit to the education and training sector and are national in scope.
  • The European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) with membership from 40 countries promotes exchange and discussion ideas on instructional and educational research, as well as research on industrial training.
  • The European Educational Research Association (EERA) is an association of national educational research associations.
  • The Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) is a German national centre of excellence for research into and development of initial and continuing vocational education and training. (note: website in English and German).
  • The British Council Shools Online is a one-stop shop for international partnerships, where you can find schools from all over the world, and which will also help with teaching resources and policy guidance for internationalism in schools.
  • All India Association for Educational Research addresses itself to the problems of research in education in general but more attention is given to such problems from Indian scenario.
  • The International Higher Education Clearinghouse  (IHEC) provides scholars, administrators, and other professionals to current resources to support research and practice in international higher education. 
  • The National Educational Research Forum (NERF) was an independent organisation in the UK. Its role was to oversee the development of a coherent strategy for educational research and its use. NERF came to an end on 31st March 2006, however their website is being maintained as a place to access many of the useful reports and notes of activities undertaken.
  • The UK's  National Foundation for Educational Research  is the largest independent educational research institution in Europe, whose mission is to improve education and training nationally and internationally by undertaking research, development and dissemination activities and by providing information services.
  • The Netherlands Educational Research Association (NERA), or -in Dutch- Vereniging voor Onderwijs Research (VOR), is the official professional association for educational research in The Netherlands.
  • The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), together with scientists, (inter)national organisations and companies  develops and funds top-quality research programmes.
  • The Nordic Educational Research Association - NERA. The aim of NERA is to support educational research in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), with specific reference to the scientific traditions that are vital to these regions.
  • The Open Source Business Resource (OSBR) is a free monthly publication for Canadian business owners, company executives and employees, directors of open source foundations, leaders of open source projects, open source groups, individuals and organizations that contribute to open source projects, academics and students interested in open source, technology transfer professionals, and government employees who promote wealth creation through innovation.
  • The Scottish Research in Education Centre (SCRE) functions are to conduct educational research of the highest quality and to support the use of research outcomes through the dissemination of findings.
  • The Swiss Co-ordination Centre for Research in Education SCCRE contributes to strengthening educational research in Switzerland
  • The Swiss Council for Educational Research (CORECHED) encourages cooperation between government, administration, practitioners and researches in the field of education.
  • The New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) is an independent, educational research organisation that provides educators, students, parents, policy makers, and the public with innovative and independent research, analysis, and advice.
  • The New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) is an association that welcomes all those with an interest in educational research. It aims to foster a high standard in the practice of educational research through conferences, newsletter, a journal, and awards. It also supports development of educational researchers, including post-graduate students.


Education databases

  • The IDP Database of Research on International Education which encompasses Australian and international research and, where possible, includes links to the full text of catalogued research. It also includes links to over forty relevant websites, other useful databases and a range of international education journals and publishers.
  • The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, produces an extensive worldwide database of journal and non-journal education literature.
  • is a UK based education contact database dedicated to inclusive and innovative aproaches to education development.
  • EdNA Online is an Australian educational database network of education resources, events and headlines.
  • The Usable Knowledge of the Harvard Graduate School of Education is designed to connect reseach, policy, and practice.
  • The World Education Database is a resource designed to enable institutions in education to disseminate ideas, projects, donations, research and requests to their peers.  There are databases for Ministries of Education, Education Portals and school lists.
  • The World Higher Education Database includes information on higher education systems of some 180 countries and territories worldwide. 


Teaching websites


Other organisations

  • The Canadian Education Association is a national charitable organisation, founded in 1891, which is committed to improving education through research and dialogue.
  • The Centre for the Future of Teaching and Learning based in California US, is a public, not-for-profit organization dedicated to strengthening teacher development policy and practice.
  • DCERN Education which presents peer reviewed materials for policy makers.
  • Education International is a Global Union Federation, representing education workers in every corner of the globe, and unites all teachers and education workers no matter where they are.
  • Europa, activities of the European Union in education, training and youth
  • The Global Gateway the gateway to educational partnerships between schools and colleges across the world
  • A portal commissioned by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) on Information & Communication for Development (ICD).  This portal considers five key sectors (one of which is education) and suggests ways in which incorporating good communication practice can enhance the delivery of development outcomes.
  • The International Association of Universities (IAU), which brings together universities, institutions of higher education and national and regional associations of universities around the world, and aims to promote debate, reflection and action on key issues in the field of higher education.
  • Korea education and research information service (KERIS), their mission is to research on e-Learning and develop information related to education and research
  • The LEAD Project which aims at changing face-to-face interactions within school settings and takes into account the social, cognitive, developmental processes that make a difference during this form of technology-enhanced learning.
  • Megaskills Education Center helps build success for children, parents and teachers through books, trainings,conference presentations, and partnerships with schools and communities nationally and internationally.
  • Phi Delta Kappa is an international association for professional educators






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