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AERA and OECD to Co-Host Webinar on Education Research Worldwide in a Covid and Post-Covid World
21.09.2020
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will co-host a webinar on “Education Research Worldwide in a Covid and Post-Covid World” Wednesday, 23 September at 9:30-11:00 EDT (New York) 15:30 - 17:00 CEST (Berlin). This event is open to the public.
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EERA Council Members Take on Leadership Roles with WERA
07.07.2020
EERA would like to congratulate Council Members Prof Mustafa Yunus Eryaman and Prof Joanna Madalińska-Michalak who were elected to senior leadership roles in the World Educational Research Association (WERA).
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Thank you ECER 2020 Reviewers!
12.06.2020
EERA would like to express our most sincere gratitude to the 720 people from 50 countries who reviewed for ECER 2020.
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Network Funding
27.05.2020
The EERA Council has started an initiative to fund a range of network activities and network season schools. All projects fostering the aim and objectives of EERA and the applying network are welcome. New funding deadline: 20 June 2020
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EERA supports ISE Open Letter Campaign to European Institutions
04.05.2020
In recent days the Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) has written an open letter to the European Institutions about our collective response to the Covid-19 pandemic. As an active member of ISE, EERA is happy to support this initiative and will be calling its member Associations to take part in the campaign.
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EERJ- Open Call for papers: Education in Europe and the COVID-19 Pandemic
22.04.2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has shattered social life as we normally know it. In a matter of days, the global health emergency led to an education crisis, too. As country after country ordered school closures, education was suddenly faced with an extraordinary new reality: billions of children around the world became homebound, together with their parents and extended families. Yet, education did not stop.
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16.04.2020
The European Alliance for the Social Sciences and the Humanities EASSH has joined as a partner in the World Pandemic Research Network (WPRN). This network is committed to assessing societal and human impact of Covid 19. EERA has been invited to take part in this initiative.
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09.04.2020
Following extensive discussions during the last weeks, EERA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) have agreed to cancel ECER 2020 in Glasgow. Our primary consideration when making this decision was the health and wellbeing of conference participants and we feel collectively that this is the only possible position to adopt.
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23.03.2020
In recent days the European Educational Research Association (EERA), in common with many other organisations, has made the transition to remote working arrangements in the face of the global crisis resulting from the Covid-19 Pandemic. We are currently in the process of making decisions about key activities of the Association.
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ISE launches a petition for more investment in Horizon Europe
07.02.2020
The European Educational Research Association (EERA) supports the campaign started by the Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) asking Member States to keep their commitment to Horizon Europe as high as proposed by the Parliament despite an overall lower investment in the Multiannual Financial Framework.
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Book Series - Transdisciplinary Perspectives in Educational Research
10.12.2019
EERA invites to submit a proposal for books within a new book series with Springer Publications on transdisciplinary research in education.
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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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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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08.10.2019
We regret to inform you that the HEDSS in Lyon has been postponed. Due to the COVID-19, the French governement has asked all schooling institutions to cancel their public manifestation and the ENS de Lyon has decided to prohibit all scientific event until further notice. In this uncertain context, we decided that postponing the summer school to June 2021 was the best choice.
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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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29.08.2019
To cover and document the conference from a student’s perspective, Josephine Hohberg, a masterstudent in Hamburg, will blog and report on her #ECER2019 experience.
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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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Free Public Transport in Hamburg for ECER 2019 Participants!
21.06.2019
Good news: Your ECER 2019 conference badge (which you will receive at check-in) will also serve as a pre-paid ticket for the HVV, the Hamburg public transport, valid from 2 - 6 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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ERC Best Paper Award 2018
04.06.2019
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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09.04.2019
Early bird registration to ECER 2019 will end on 15 May. Register soon to take advantage of the reduced fees.
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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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Only half a day left to submit to ECER 2019, Hamburg
31.01.2019
A friendly reminder that the deadline for submissions to ECER 2019, Hamburg is 31 January.
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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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26.11.2018
01 - 05 April 2019, Lake Como School of Advanced Studies, Como, Italy
Submission Deadline: 03 December 2018
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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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HEDSS - Histories of Education Summer School
16.11.2018
10th History of Education Doctoral Summer School, 13 – 16 June 2019, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
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In Memoriam Meinert  A. Meyer
16.11.2018
EERA notes with great sadness the recent passing of our friend and colleague Meinert A. Meyer.
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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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27 - 29 March 2019 (tentative dates), Illinois College of Education, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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26 - 28 June 2019, The Danish School of Education, Aarhus University in Copenhagen, Denmark
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25 - 26 October 2018, Astana Congress Center, Kazakhstan
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29 October - 02 November 2018, Walvis Bay, Namibia
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10 - 13 May 2018, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey
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03 - 05 August 2018, The Westin Grand, CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa
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07 - 08 June 2018, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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12 - 13 April 2018, German University of Administrative Sciences, Speyer, Germany
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13 - 14 June 2018, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK
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17 - 19 September 2018, Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland
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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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New Network Honorary Members
EERA is pleased to announce that W. Bos, I. Grosvenor, F. Simon, S. Gento, J. van der Akker and J. L. Lasonen were awarded an Honorary Network Membership by the EERA Council at the Council.
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Four Associations from Armenia, Malta, Romania & Russia accepted as EERA members
"With the four new members EERA accepts active research communities as they have all not only shown research activities but have also arranged conferences and meetings", says Theo Wubbels, president of EERA.
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New Round for Funding Network Activities
Since 2010 EERA has financially supported various projects (e.g. seminars & meetings) and season schools for emerging researchers, all organised by EERA networks. Now EERA is again inviting project proposals. Submissions are to be handed in to EERA office by 1 November 2018.
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Hosting an EERA Summer School
Over 500 students from 70 countries paricipated in the 8 editions of the EERA summer school in educational research. EERA is now looking for a partner to host the 2020 and 2021 edition of the school. Would you and your institution be willing to join us in this endeavour?
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Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Emerald's "Quality Assurance in Education"
NW. 11 Educational Improvement and Quality Assurance: Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Emerald's "Quality Assurance in Education". Submission deadline: 30 April 2018
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EERA has a new network! NW 33. Gender and Education
EERA is pleased to present its newest network, NW 33. Gender and Education.
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ECER Going Green - New Partner myclimate for Carbon Offset
Offset your ECER travel carbon footprint directly via our website with myclimate.
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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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European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanities Ad-interim Evaluation of Horizon 2020
The European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanities (EASSH) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the consultation on the Ad-interim Review of Horizon 2020.
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ISE & EuroScience: Key Issues for H2020 evaluation
ISE & EuroScience raise 5 key issues for #H2020 interim evaluation
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A Festive Example of Sustainability
Wishing you a wonderful festive seanson and a happy new year. PS: Do you recognise this pattern?
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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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