Educational Research Association (BERA) was founded in 1974 and now
has over 1000 full members and, through its Associated Societies, is in
contact with at least 1000 other people engaging in educational research.
Annual conference is held in autumn.
Educational Communications and Technology Agency (BECTA) is made up
of six main Directorates: Corporate Services, Evidence and Practice, Lifelong
Learning, National Grid for Learning (NGfL) Content, NGfL Infrastructure,
Educational Management and Administration Society seeks to advance
the practice, teaching and study of educational management, administration
and leadership in the United Kingdom, and to contribute to international
developments in these areas.
for Economic Performance is an interdisciplinary research centre at
the London School for of Economics Research Laboratory. It was established
by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) in 1990 and is now one
of the leading economic research groups in Europe.
is a database sponsored by NFER,
and the Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating
(EPPI) Centre at the Institute of Education
(University of London) that seeks to include all recently completed and
ongoing research in the United Kingdom, from large sponsored programmes
to individual projects. Information is gathered annually from all institutions
where research is undertaken. This includes universities, colleges and
research organisations and consultancies, other specialised institutes
and government agencies.
National Educational Research Forum is an independent organisation.
Its remit is to provide strategic direction for educational research nationally
and to raise the quality, profile and impact of educational research. Its
key objective is to develop a national framework, within which a coherent
and relevant research programme in education can develop.
Foundation for Educational Research is an independent body undertaking
research and development projects in all sectors of the public education
system. The NFER hosts the CERUK
College for School Leadership intends to draw upon national and international
research, as well as practitionersí knowledge, to create a strong evidence
base about successful school leadership.
Educational Research Association (SERA) aims to promote educational
research in Scotland by encouraging an active community of educational
researchers and building strong links with educational practitioners, policy
makers, research funders and other educational and research associations.
Council for the Education of Teachers acts as a national forum for
the discussion of matters relating to the education of teachers and to
the study of education in the university sector and contributes to the
formulation of policy in these fields.
Forum for HRD - an international association of Universities,
Practitioner - Researchers and learning oriented organisations who seek
top create, develop and inform leading edge global HRD theories and practices
by promoting professionally-focused qualifications, co-operative research
initiatives and consultancy interventions.