The European Educational Research Space

Is there an Emerging European Education Research Space? EERA uses this idea to describe the transnational place of work today in educational research, with its networks, policies, integrating functions and performance and mobility data. Three speakers will offer their perceptions on the emergence of this space.

Chair: Martin Lawn, EERJ Editor

Anders Hingel
European Commission, DG Education and Culture
Development of Educational Policies Unit, Brussels

Barry McGaw
Deputy Directior for Education in the Directorate for Education,
Employment, Labour an Social Affairs, OECD Paris

Goran Therborn
Director of the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

NEWS

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 (brandis@eera-ecer.de) by November 30, 2014. This competition is exclusively for papers presented at the Emerging Researchers’ Conference.

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Professional Development Workshops - WERA Focal meeting

WERA is holding two professional development workshops linked to the 2015 Focal Meeting of the World Edudcational Research Association.

November 18, 09.00 h -16.00 h:

"Participatory Reflection and Action as Methodology for Education Research World-wide

"Examining Adolescent Optimal Learning Experiences: An International Collaboration"

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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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EERJ Call: Re examining the Comprehensive School project in Europe

In the 1960s, educational policies were oriented in the OECD countries towards a comprehensive education project presented at that time as bringing both social justice and economic efficiency within a new school type. However, there has been a widespread re-examination of the comprehensive project and an uneven emergence of a post-comprehensive period in ideas and school forms.
Submission Deadline 15 October 2015

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Job Offers

Please find current offers here.

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Other Organisations' Events

Find a list of upcoming conferences in educational research.

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