After ECER 2019, Michael Jopling was named sole link convenor of NW 05.
Mark Hadfield was elected as Link Convenor during ECER 2015 and acted as such for ECER 2016 and onwards. He is supported by the Deputy Link Convenor, Michael Jopling.
At ECER 2011 "Urban Education" in Berlin, Graham Attwell and his colleagues from Pontysysgu interviewed the link convenor Dolf van Veen.
Day, C. & D. van Veen (eds.) (2008). Professional Development and School Improvement: Strategies for Growth. Anywerpen/Apeldoorn: Garant Publishers.
Day, C. & D. Van Veen (eds.) (2002). Educational Research in Europe; EERA Yearbook 2001. Leuven/Apeldoorn: Garant Publishers.
Day, C. & D. Van Veen (eds.) (2001). Educational Research in Europe; EERA Yearbook 2000. Leuven/Apeldoorn: Garant Publishers.
In 2000 the title of the network changed into 'Children and Youth at Risk and Urban Education'.
Walraven, G., C. Parsons, D. Van Veen & C. Day (eds.) (2000). Combating Social Exclusion through Education. Leuven/Apeldoorn: Garant Publishers.
Van Veen, D., C. Day & G. Walraven (eds.) (1998). Multi-Service Schools; Service Integration for Children and Youth at Risk. Leuven/Apeldoorn: Garant Publishers.
Day, C., D. Van Veen & G. Walraven (eds.) (1997). Children and Youth at Risk and Urban Education; Research, Policy and Practice. Leuven/Apeldoorn: Garant Publishers.
The research network was established in 1996 and is a joint effort of the former European Board of Urban Education and Social Policy and the OECD-network on Children and Youth at Risk. Founding members include professor Christopher Day (UK) and Professor Dolf van Veen (Netherlands). The research network has an active core group of members. Every two years an additional research conference is organised around an important topic.
Dolf van Veen served as link convenor over the years until ECER 2016 and was supported by co-convenors including Professor Maria Martinez (Spain), Dr. Kay Haw (England), Dr. Ruth Leitch (Ireland), Professor Mark Hadfield (England) and Dr. Anders Garpelin (Sweden).