European Education is an international peer-reviewed journal devoted to original inquiries and dialogue on education among the member states of the Council of Europe. In March and June, 2014 European Education will publish a special issue in two volumes dedicated to the marketization, privatization, and shadow education in Southeast/Central Europe and Eurasia.
Submission Deadline 15 Nov. 2013

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Previous news of 2012

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The Season School "Educational Design Research as a Means to Strengthen Relationships between Curriculum Research, Practice and Policy" will take place November 5– 8, 2013 at University of Jaen, Spain. Applications need to be sent to Marian Nijhuis (oena@slo.nl) by June 30, 2013.

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The 15th edition of the International Symposium on Computers in Education (SIIE) will be held in Viseu, Portugal, from 13 to 15 November 2013. The International Symposium on Computers in Education (SIIE) is an international forum for presenting, discussing and reflecting on research, development and practices in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Education.

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WERA has now added four new International Research Networks (IRNs) to its research portfolio. The total of 11 IRNs seek to contribute to a truly global educational research community.

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EERA supports the "San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment" which is a worldwide initiative to put an end to the misuse of the impact factor. The group of researchers who drafted the declaration seek "to improve the ways in which the output of scientific research is evaluated by funding agencies, academic institutions, and other parties".

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The Centre for Intercultural Studies of the University of Verona and OISE - University of Toronto (Canada), in cooperation with EERA and other organisations, will host a Conference on "Intercultural counselling and education in the global world" in Verona, Italy from April 15-18, 2013.

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Recognised as a ‘rising research star’ following the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008) the University of Brighton is ambitious and determined to take our success to the next level. As part of this commitment the Brighton Doctoral College is providing 60 new doctoral studentships over three years, and has committed funds for 20 new studentships starting in the 2013/14 academic year

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April 21-23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois The Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment (CREA) is pleased to announce that registration is open for our Inaugural Conference entitled “Repositioning Culture in Evaluation and Assessment”.

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On March 15th, Ramón Flecha and Marta Soler (University of Barcelona) will discuss “The dialogic principles of Successful Educational Actions and Dialogic Reading” on the ground of the results from the Integrated Project INCLUD-ED, from the 6th Framework Programme of the European Union http://www.ub.edu/includ-ed/ The next day, on March 16th, Linda Hargreaves, from the University of Cambridge, will analyse the principles of Effective Group Work in the Classroom as well as children’s personal epistemologies and the ways to take them into account for teaching.

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In her reply to the Joint Letter, Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn talks of "stepping away from a programme exclusively dedicated to SSH" and highlights that "performing interdisciplinary work" is central to her idea of "mainstreaming SSH".

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The ECER/EERA Conference will take place as planned at Bahçeşehir University in Istanbul September 10-13. If participants are in doubt about the security situation, we recommend consulting the homepages of their respective foreign ministries. EERA has no means to build an independent assessment of the security situation.

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In its latest letter to the Commissioner, the European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanities reiterates its plea for greater visibility of SSH in 'Horizon 2020'.

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10th International Workshop on Higher Education Reforms October 2-4, 2013, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) After four or five decades of far-reaching reform, Higher Education (HE) has profoundly changed. The 2013 Workshop theme gives an opportunity to look at the larger picture of these changes, the drivers of change, and their effects. At the same time, the theme invites contributions about the likely futures of HE over the next generation, suggesting (or speculating on) developments that will further change HE.

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Bibliometrics: Use and Abuse in the Review of Research Performance An international symposium to be held Thursday 23 - Saturday 25 May 2013 at the Wenner-Gren Center, Stockholm, Sweden.

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AIDIPE, the Asociación Interuniversitaria de Investigación Educativa, will hold its 16th national congress and 2nd international congress on educational research in Alicante, Spain from 4-6 September 2013.

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EERA e.V. and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim are pleased to announce the 2013 doctoral research student Seasonal School. This year's EERA invited Seasonal School will invite 70 European research students to a five day Summer School on Educational methodology at NTNU, Trondheim.

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Being held from February 18–22, 2013, the one‐week spring school is the third in a series of spring schools on advanced methods in educational research. Initiated by EERA and organized by the Universities of Cyprus, Dortmund, Gothenburg, and Oxford, the third spring school’s topic is Multilevel Models: The Next Generation.

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The upcoming EU summit will see negotiations on the European research budget for the coming seven years. Significant budget cuts in research and science are expected. ISE and EERA would like to mobilise researchers across Europe by asking them to sign an online petition.

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EERA would like to call your attention to the following online petition:

A top priority for Europe: secure the EU research and innovation budget!
Priority for the research budget is crucial for achieving economic prosperity and solutions for global challenges.

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The Initiative for Science Europe (of which EERA is a member) and a delegation of Nobel Laureates, including Sir Tim Hunt and Jules Hoffmann, will today (Nov 15) meet the European Parliament President Martin Schulz, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and Commission President José Manuel Barroso, to urge EU leaders to secure the future budget for research and innovation Horizon 2020.

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The Research Cluster on Linguistic Diversity Management in Urban Areas (LiMA) at the University of Hamburg will be hosting an International Conference on “Multilingual Individuals and Multilingual Societies: MIMS 2”, to be held from 10 - 12 October 2013.

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NEWS

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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The Emerging Researchers' Poster Jury awarded the ERC Best Poster Prize 2017 to Christiana Glettler for her poster "Teaching Nature – Two Case Studies of 5-7-year-old Children Engaged in Outdoor Learning Activities".

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The ECER 2017 Elsevier Best Poster Award winner was Charlotte Kramer from Network 10. Teacher Education Research.

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12 - 13 Oct 2017: UCC School of Education are hosting a two-day specialist symposium, co-funded by the EERA, bringing together experienced academics and postgraduate researchers. Register by: 29 Sept

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Interested in research and expertise on Brexit? UCL recently launched the "Brexit Hub" providing comments and analysis.

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