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Season Schools

The annual EERA Summer Schools bring together about 70 emerging researchers from 20 – 30 countries, who are tutored and advised by experienced researchers. Additionally EERA networks conduct subject-specific season schools.

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Networks

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

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EERA

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

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Publications

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

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Welcome to EERA

Research for the benefit of education and society

News

12.11.2019
The BERA ECR Network and the EERA NW 18. Research in Sport Pedagogy are jointly organising a two-day symposium “Creative and Innovative Methodologies in Education Research” 6 – 7 April 2020 at the Link Hotel (part of Loughborough University).
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ECER Best Poster Award 2019
14.10.2019
Tereza Tetourová's poster "The Role of Interactivity in Multimedia Learning Materials: an Experimental Study with 8-10-year-olds" focused on problem solving interactivity within simulation videogames and asked if this form of interactivity decreases or increases learning outcomes? .

The ECER 2019 Best Poster Award was sponsored by Elsevier.
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14.10.2019
The Emerging Researchers' Poster Jury awarded the ERC Best Poster Prize 2019 to Marcela Gallardo for her poster "Fourth Year Pre-service Teachers: Expectations About Emotional Intelligence".
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14.10.2019
The first ever Peer Review Poster Award went to Maria Seyferth-Zapf.
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Doing Educational Research: Overcoming Challenges in Practice
03.09.2019
EERA is delighted to acknowledge the launch of this book drawing on collective knowledge and experience of researchers from EERA member associations and networks. This book seeks to provide practical, focused and real world insights into the challenges and opportunities faced by educational researchers in Europe and beyond.
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03.09.2019
Joe O'Hara welcomed 30 bursary winners of ECER 2019 to this year's conference.
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World Education Research Association Focal Meeting 2020
01.09.2019
The WERA 2020 Focal Meeting will be held in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, from 1st to 3rd July 2020. The main theme of the meeting will be Networking Education: Diverse Realities, Common Horizons.
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07.08.2019
EERA was delighted to receive the news that our flagship journal, the European Educational Research Journal (EERJ) has been accepted by the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI). This is a significant achievement for the journal and for its editorial board and is a public acknowledgement of the quality of the journal and its contribution to the development of educational research in Europe.
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Network Funding
30.07.2019
The EERA Council has started an initiative to fund network activities. Networks may apply for funding one month prior to EERA Council Meetings. All projects fostering the aim and objectives of EERA and the applying network are welcome. New funding deadline: 30 September 2019
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3rd EERA Academic Writing Workshop - SIPed Summer School, Otranto, Italy
09.07.2019
The demand to publish in English in order to participate in European debates is often a challenge for non-English speaking researchers. EERA is responding to this challenge with a series of Academic Writing Workshops, the third of which took place in Otranto, Italy on 5 July.
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Open Science in the European Educational Sciences Landscape: Spark the Discussion
02.07.2019
Starting with ECER 2019, the EERA Council and Executive Board will take up the initiative of Networks 2, 6, 12 and 30 to discuss challenges and opportunities of Open Science within European Educational Sciences.
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Goethe University Frankfurt and Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen are inviting applications for 12 doctoral student positions
01.07.2019
The 12 doctoral student positions (TV-L E13, 65% part-time) are in the DFG Research Training Group „Doing Transitions“ starting on 1st of January 2020 for a fixed term of 3 years, located in Frankfurt and in Tübingen respectively. Application deadline: 13 September 2019
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SHE (Schools for Health in Europe) Academy 2019 – Invitation
12.06.2019
Do you have an interest in school health promotion? Do you want to know more about Research Methods in School Health Promotion? Then sign up for the SHE Academy 2019 to be held at Lyon University in France.
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Best Paper Award 2018
Sara Franch’s paper “Global Citizenship Education: a new ‘moral pedagogy’ for the 21st century?” focuses on the emergence of Global Citizenship Education (GCE) in the educational discourse of a province in northern Italy and outlines how policy-makers and teachers construct GCE as a pedagogical framework for schooling in the 21st century.
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Second EERA Hosted Academic Writing Workshop - Eger, Hungary
28.05.2019
The demand to publish in English in order to participate in European debates is often a challenge for non-English speaking researchers. EERA is responding to this challenge with a series of Academic Writing Workshops, the second of which took place in Eger, Hungary on 24 May.
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European Commission: Call for applications for the selection of members of the commission expert group
22.05.2019
On 13 Mai 2019, the European Commission launched a call for experts to join future Mission Boards, which will advise the Commission on the new concept of Missions in Horizon Europe, the next EU research and innovation programme.
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EASSH position paper
02.04.2019
In this paper, the Alliance recommends that to best capture the impact of research, researchers must be enabled to use a diversity of methods, data sources and forms of explaining the impact of their projects. EASSH invites the European Commission to capture impact not project by project, but on the wider terrain of the overall calls’ aims.
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Congratulations to EERA's New Honorary Network Members 2019
25.03.2019
Warm congratualtions to the new Honorary Network Members Helene Ärlestig, Joyce Goodman, Bob Jeffrey, Meinert Meyer, Ton Mooij and Birgit Pepin.
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First EERA Hosted Academic Writing Workshop Takes Place in Vilnius
22.03.2019
The demand to publish in English in order to participate in European debates is often a challenge for non-English speaking researchers. EERA is responding to this challenge with a series of Academic Writing Workshops, starting on 22 March 2019 in Vilnius.
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WERA Book Series: Education Science, Evidence, and the Public Good
21.03.2019
WERA (World Education Research Association) invites submissions for the books series "Education Science, Evidence, and the Public Good". The series explores how the use of scientific evidence in education has informed and transformed relationships between research, policy, and practice for the public good on regional and international levels.
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Welcome to EERA's newest member, Luxembourg Educational Research Association (LuxERA)
18.03.2019
EERA Council welcomed the Luxembourg Educational Research Association (LuxERA) as a full EERA member at the March 2019 meeting in Berlin.
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Congratulations to Maria Pacheco Figueiredo, EERA's Secretary General
18.03.2019
EERA warmly congratulates Maria Pacheco Figueiredo on being elected by Council to a second term as EERA's Secretary General.
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101 ideas on the future of research and innovation in Europe
07.03.2019
The European Commission has published the report '101 Ideas on the future of Research and Innovation in Europe'. EERA supports all efforts to open discussions about the development of research and innovation in Europe and hopes that future publications will continue to take account of the breadth and richness of conceptualisation of education and educational research that underpins the work of the association at all levels.
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NW 17. Histories of Education proudly presents "Looking Back Going Forward: School_Time in Flux and flow in Europe and Beyond"
EERA Network 17 - Histories of Education proudly presents "Looking Back Going Forward: School_Time in Flux and flow in Europe and Beyond": teaching-learning materials on school and time issued both as an e-/publication and an online platform (still slightly under construction).
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21.10.2019
Interested in hosting an EERA Summer School? EERA Council is currently looking for a host for the EERA Summer School 2022-2023. The EERA Summer School is a joint project of EERA and the hosting institution.
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Electing the future ERG Link Convenor
29.01.2019
Within European Educational Research Association (EERA), Emerging researchers' interests are represented by the Emerging Researchers' Group (ERG). Now it is time to choose the next Link Convenor of the ERG. The person chosen will shadow the current Link Convenor as of ECER 2019 and takes over after the conference in Glasgow in 2020.
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WERA Visiting Researcher Award
24.01.2019
As part of WERA’s and IEA’s efforts to contribute to the advancement of educational research, we jointly offer academics the opportunity to visit the IEA Research and Analysis (RandA) Unit in Hamburg, Germany, and the Diversity in Education Research Lab (DiVER) at University of Hamburg.
Application Deadline: 31 January
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Keynote Videos ECER 2018
21.11.2018
While we are getting ready for the ECER 2019 submission process, we have recently uploaded the ECER 2018 Keynotes to the EERA Youtube Channel. Feel free to share the links, review a session you followed or tune in to one you have not heard so far.
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Congratulations to EERA candidate member LuxERA on their Inaugural LuxERA Conference 2018
EERA would like to congratulate the Luxemboug Educational Research Association (LuxERA) on their Inaugural LuxERA Conference 2018 which will take place 7 - 9 November at the University of Luxembourg Campus Belval.
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Invitation for International Research Seminar & Call for Papers for a Special Issue
(Post) Academic Careers: PhD graduates and Employability in- and outside Academia, Friday 29 March 2019, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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08.10.2019
11th History of Education Doctoral Summer School, 11 – 14 June 2020, University of Lyon, France (École normale supérieure de Lyon)
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WERA 2019 Focal Meeting in Tokyo - 10th Anniversary
05 - 08 August 2019, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Submission Deadline: 31 January 2019
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ERC Best Poster Award 2018
The Emerging Researchers' Poster Jury awarded the ERC Best Poster Prize 2018 to Anna Heudorfer and Sinah Mielich for their poster "Community-oriented Research-based Learning as Teaching Approach for Inclusion and Exclusion in Higher Education".
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EERA concerns on Hungarian plans to abolish Gender Studies
EERA Council and Executives are concerned about the Hungarian government’s proposed law to abolish accredited MA programs in gender studies in Hungary and wirte to the Hungarian Minister of Human Capacities.
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EASSH Position Paper for the EOSC Summit
In June, EASSH has been invited to attend the European Open Science Summit. The aim of the event is to reflect on the progress of our current achievements and ongoing efforts, and to consult with the key stakeholders, on operational and strategic aspects of the EOSC before the implementation phase starts.
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SSH integration in H2020 - EASSH response
The European Alliance for SSH has compared the first two reports that the European Commission published analysing the integration of SSH in the the Leadership Programme and in the Societal Challenge.
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