European Educational Research Conference EERA/ECER in Istanbul

Over the week of September 9.-13., more than 2300 researchers from 66 countries met in Istanbul to share and discuss their educational research. Researchers in many countries meet challenges to the free exchange of findings, thoughts and arguments. In this light we discussed the current and future challenges to our research, to education and thus to our societies. Our hope is that freedom of speech will prevail everywhere.

A sincere “Thank you very much” to Bahçeşehir University and all participants.

Lejf Moos, President of EERA

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