Scientific Committee and Programme Comittee

ECER depends on the voluntary support of academics from the hosting association and university, EERA Council and EERA networks.

The Programme Committee, made up of the EERA Networks’ link convenors and supported by co-convenors and reviewers, is responsible for the conference programme.

The Scientific Committee, consisting of EERA Council members and representatives from the hosting university and the respective EERA Member Association, is responsible for developing the overall Conference Theme and selecting keynote speakers and EERA Sessions.

Scientific Committee

  • Joe O'Hara, former President of EERA

  • Helen Phtiaka, University of Cyprus, Council Member of EERA

  • Petra Grell, former Network Representative on EERA Council

  • Maria Pacheco Figueiredo, Secretary General of EERA

  • Lucian Ciolan, EERA Secretary General Elect

  • Sotiria Grek and Paolo Landri, Editors of EERJ

  • Saneeya Qureshi, former Link Convenor of the Emerging Researchers' Group

  • Dragica Pavlovic Babic, Council Member of EERA

  • Mhairi Beaton, Council Member of EERA

  • Jana Polachova Vastatkova, Council Member of EERA

  • Sébastien Akira Alix, Council Member of EERA.

Programme Committee

The Programme Committee of EERA is composed of the Link Convenors of EERA Networks:

  • Ken Jones
    Freelance Academic, UK
    NW 01. Professional Learning and Development
  • Christof Nägele
    University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
    NW 02. Vocational Education and Training (VETNET)
  • Majella Dempsey
    Maynooth University, Ireland
    NW 03. Curriculum Innovation
  • Michelle Proyer
    University of Vienna, Austria
    NW 04. Inclusive Education
  • Michael Jopling
    University of Wolverhampton, UK   
    NW 05. Children and Youth at Risk and Urban Education
  • Klaus Rummler
    Zurich University of Teacher Education, Switzerland
    NW 06. Open Learning: Media, Environments and Cultures
  • Lisa Rosen
    University of Cologne, Germany
    NW 07. Social Justice and Intercultural Education
  • Catriona O'Toole
    Maynooth University, Ireland
    NW 08. Research on Health Education
  • Monica Rosén
    University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    NW 09. Assessment, Evaluation, Testing and Measurement
  • Susann Hofbauer
    Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg, Germany
    NW 10. Teacher Education Research
  • Ineta Luka
    Turiba University, Latvia
    NW 11. Educational Improvement and Quality Assurance
  • Christoph Schindler
    German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF), Germany
    NW 12.Open Research in Education
  • Ian Munday
    National University of Ireland, Ireland
    NW 13. Philosophy of Education

  • Laurence Lasselle
    University of St. Andrews, Scotland
    NW 14. Communities, Families and Schooling in Educational Research
  • Kathrin Otrel-Cass
    University of Graz
    NW 15. Research Partnerships in Education
  • Ed Smeets
    KBA Nijmegen, Netherlands
    NW 16. ICT in Education and Training
  • Geert Thyssen
    Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway
    NW 17. Histories of Education
  • Oliver Hooper
    Loughborough University, UK
    NW 18. Research in Sports Pedagogy
  • Gisela Unterweger
    Zurich University of Teacher Education, Switzerland
    NW 19. Ethnography
  • Carmen Carmona Rodgríguez
    University of Valencia, Spain
    NW 20. Research in Innovative Intercultural Learning Environments
  • Arnaud Dubois
    Rouen Normandy University, France
    NW 21. Education and Psychoanalysis
  • Mariana Gaio Alves
    Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
    NW 22. Research in Higher Education
  • Peter Kelly
    Plymouth University, UK
    NW 23. Policy Studies and Politics of Education
  • Vuslat Seker
    Bogazici University, Turkey
    NW 24. Mathematics Education Research
  • Ann Quennerstedt
    Örebro University, Sweden
    NW 25. Research on Children's Rights in Education
  • Antonios Kafa
    Open University of Cyprus, Cyprus
    NW 26. Educational Leadership
  • Marte Blikstadt-Balas
    University of Oslo, Norway
    NW 27. Didactics - Learning and Teaching
  • Eszter Neumann
    Centre for Social Sciences , Hungary
    NW 28. Sociologies of Education

  • Judit Onsès
    University of Barcelona, Spain
    NW 29. Research on Arts Education
  • Elsa Lee
    University of Cambridge, UK
    NW 30. Environmental and Sustainability Education Research (ESER)
  • Irina Usanova
    Hamburg State University, Germany
    NW 31. LEd - Network on Language and Education
  • Susanne Maria Weber
    Universität Marburg, Germany
    NW 32. Organizational Education
  • Andrea Abbas
    University of Bath, UK
    Network 33. Gender and Education
  • Valeria Damiani
    Lumsa University, Italy
    Network 34. Research on Citizenship Education
  • Lisa Bugno
    University of Padua, Italy
    Emerging Researchers' Group

Upcoming ECERs

ECER'24, Nicosia
ECER'25, Belgrade
ECER'26, Tampere
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Important Dates ECER 2024

Submission starts
Submission ends
Registration starts
Review results announced
Early bird ends
Presentation times announced
Registration Deadline for Presenters
ERC First Day
ECER First Day
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