About EERA

Find out about EERA membership, projects and partnerships, governing structure and how we promote early reserachers.

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ECER 2018, Bolzano

"Inclusion and Exclusion, Resources for Educational Research?"
3 - 7 Sept, Free University Bolzano, Italy

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Networks

The academic work of EERA is largely organised within the EERA networks.

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Season Schools

EERA and Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic will run a Summer School in July 2018. Some EERA networks conduct subject specific season schools.

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Publications

Learn more about EERJ, the European Educational Research Journal, and other publication activities.

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Other Organisations' Events

Find a list of upcoming conferences in educational research.

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Mission Statement

The aim of the ‘European Educational Research Association’ (EERA) is to further high quality educational research for the benefit of education and society. High quality research not only acknowledges its own context but also recognises wider, transnational contexts with their social, cultural and political similarities and differences.

The association’s activities, such as the annual conference, season schools for emerging researchers and publishing, build on and promote free and open dialogue and critical discussion and take a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to theory, methods and research ethics.

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EERA in Social Media

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Since 2010 EERA has financially supported various projects (e.g. seminars & meetings) and season schools for emerging researchers, all organised by EERA networks. Now EERA is again inviting project proposals. Submissions are to be handed in to EERA office by 15 May.

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The central message of the response of the EERA to the #FP9 consultations is that EERA is happy with the inclusion of a recommendation about education and the emerging consensus of the necessity to use the Programme to enhance the social aspect of Europe in the coming years. EERA further welcomes the initiative by EASSH to develop a common platform to bring the insights and concerns of the broad community of social science and humanities (SSH) researchers to the Commission.

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Over 500 students from 70 countries paricipated in the 8 editions of the EERA summer school in educational research. EERA is now looking for a partner to host the 2020 and 2021 edition of the school. Would you and your institution be willing to join us in this endeavour?

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NW. 11 Educational Improvement and Quality Assurance: Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Emerald's "Quality Assurance in Education". Submission deadline: 30 April 2018

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EERA is pleased to present its newest network, NW 33. Gender and Education. The main objective of the Network is to strengthen the collaboration and enhance sharing of the research experience across different disciplines in order to improve the quality of the research and to acquire a transnational, more holistic approach and comprehensive view on gender and gender equality in education within Europe and globally.

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EERA congratulates Em. Prof. Dr. Karen Evans for having been awarded the "European Vocational Educational Training and Researcher Award" during the European Vocational Skills Week 2017, taking place in November in Brussel.

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The central message of the response of the European Educational Research Association (EERA) to the High Level Group’s recommendations is that EERA is happy with the inclusion of the third recommendation about education. However, we consider that the background of this recommendation is too limited and that, unfortunately, the vital role of educational research for improving education and society has been ignored. We believe an opportunity is being missed to incorporate within the 9th Framework the role of education and educational research as a critical source of solutions for the great societal challenges of our times; (youth) unemployment, migration, terrorism, (social) inequalities, and political extremism.

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"Arts-based research: how do the artistic and the educational entangle?"

23 - 25 January 2018
Candoso Creation Centre
Guimarães, Portugal

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We have just published all #ECER2017 videos on our EERA YouTube channel. Don't miss this chance to experience all 4 ECER 2017 Keynotes.

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