EERA was founded to encourage collaboration amongst educational researchers in Europe, promote communication between educational researchers and international governmental organisations and to disseminate and highlight the findings of educational research.
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About EERA

Find out about EERA membership, activities and governing structure

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ECER 2015, Budapest

Education and Transition - Contributions from Educational Research
7 - 11 September, Corvinus University Budapest

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EERA's Journal: EERJ

EERJ, the European Educational Research Journal, welcomes ECER presentations but also other submissions with a European focus.

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

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Season Schools

EERA and Sheffield University run a Summer School on Data and Educational Research in June 2015. EERA also supports EERA networks in conducting subject specific season schools.

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EERA - Visual History

Celebrating EERA’s 20 anniversary visual impressions from the early days up to recent events have been collected. Browse through this collection of photos for refreshing your own memories or for getting the flavor of previous events and developments.




Call for Proposals: ECER 2015, Budapest: "Education and Transition - Contributions from Educational Research"

The European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) 2015 takes place from 7 - 11 September 2015 at Corvinus University, Budapest. The conference is preceded by the Emerging Researchers' Conference and will also be the host for the Focal Meeting of the World Education Research Association (WERA).
Submissions deadline: 1 February 2015

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EERA and Sheffield University announce Summer School on "Data and Educational Research"

EERA and the University of Sheffield are pleased to announce the 2015 Doctoral Research Student Summer School. We invite 70 European doctoral research students to a five day Summer School focusing on the role of data in educational research. The Summer School will be held at the School of Education, University of Sheffield from June 22 - 26, 2015.

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Emerging Researchers on LinkedIn

The Emerging Researchers' Group (ERG) now has a new online space for its members. The space is on LinkedIn and is called EERA Emerging Researchers' Group.

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Call for ERC/ ECER Best Paper Competition

Anyone who presented a paper at this year’s Emerging Researchers’ Conference may submit their paper for this year’s ERC/ECER Best Paper Award. In order to do so forward your text to the EERA office ( by November 30, 2014. This competition is exclusively for papers presented at the Emerging Researchers’ Conference.

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EERA Best Poster Awards 2014

EERA awarded three Best Poster Awards at ECER 2014 in Porto. The winners of this year's award were: Arto K. Ahonen from NW 10. Teacher Education Research; Kendra Geeraerts from NW 01. Continuing Professional Development: Learning for Individuals, Leaders, and Organisations; Christoph Gantefort from NW 31. LEd – Network on Language and Education

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Call for applications: Histories of Education Summer School

This summer school is an initiative of EERA’s Network 17, ‘Histories of Education’ and is the sixth conference in a series of successful events that started in Ghent in 2010 and was followed by meetings in Birmingham 2011, Lisbon 2012, Hamburg 2013, and Umeå 2014. This edition of the summer school is organised by the University of Luxembourg.

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EERA Visual History

Celebrating EERA’s 20 anniversary a visual history website was launched at #ECER2014. Photos from the early days up to recent events have been collected.
Some hundred visuals on ECERs, on summer schools, on network events and on persons and places are shared within our collection.

Browse through it for refreshing your own memories or for getting the flavor of previous events and developments.

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Education across Europe - a photographic conversation

Network 17 (Histories of Education) is preparing a special e-publication to mark the 20th anniversary in 2014 of the foundation of EERA. We would like to commission scholars from the twenty-eight countries that currently make up EERA to produce a small ‘essay’ or conversation piece of around 500 words on education in their country (in the largest possible sense of the word) based on the content of one or two photographs. The photographs will have been taken at any time from the late nineteenth century up to the late twentieth century. These small essays and the respective photographs would then be published in the form of an e-book.

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Job Offers

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Other Organisations' Events

Find a list of upcoming conferences in educational research.

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