ESD Chapter 1:The International Context
Education for Sustainable Development Briefing Document : Chapter One : The International Context
What Works in Parenting Support? A Review of the International Evidence
This is a review, completed in 2004, of the international evidence regarding the effectiveness of parenting support programmes, carried out by the Policy Research Unit on behalf of the DfES.
Early Years Education: An International Perspective
Funded by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and other key stakeholders, this 2002 report focuses on trends in Early Years Education around the world. The report is the result of collaboration between the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) and QCA. The International Review of Curriculum and Assessment Frameworks Archive (INCA) was a major source of the data presented.
NASA CONNECT International Space Station: Up to Us
In NASA CONNECT International Space Station: Up to Us learn how ground research + space research = true science as international researchers anticipate working together onboard the International Space Station.
Report from the International Society for Teacher Education 27th International Seminar
The International Society for Teacher Education (ISTE) 27th International Seminar was held at the Institute of Education, University of Stirling, Scotland. This was a truly international conference that welcomed delegates from all over the world to explore the theme ‘The Future of Teacher Education and Professional Development'.
Early Years Education - perspectives from a review of the international literature
This resource is an article from NFER's "Practical Research for Education" and focuses on the national review examining reforms for the education of 3-18 year olds in the UK. The review draws on international literature to concentrate on key issues and to critically review existing evidence.
Report on the 1o Congrès Internacional Noves Tendències en la formació Permanent del Profesorat (
By the start of this largely Castillian language conference, 612 people had registered and there were almost 200 papers, including oral and poster presentations. The participants included a Minister of Education, representatives of local and regional authorities, teacher educators and researchers. They came from many European countries and virtually all Latin American countries.
International Review of Curriculum and Assessment Frameworks Internet Archive (INCA) website
This a brief guide to using INCA, a QCA funded website providing descriptions of government policy on most aspects of education in over 20 countries. It addresses the following issues: What is it? Why is it useful? How can you use it?
Aims and Values in Primary Education: national and international perspectives
The Primary Review published its most recent research surveys on 18th January 2008. These are interim reports, part of the thirty research surveys commissioned by the Review as evidence and drawn from more than 280 published sources. They ‘offer historical, contemporary and international perspectives on the question of what in a fast-changing and uncertain world the central aims of England's system of primary education should be, and by what values that system might be underpinned'.
The Structure and Content of English Primary Education: international perspectives
Three further research surveys from the Primary Review were published on 8th February 2008. The reports, entitled ‘The Structure and Content of English Primary Education: international perspectives', focus on international comparison in order "to consider the structure of the national primary system and the content of the primary school curriculum".
Childnet International website
This is the website of Childnet International, a non-profit organisation started in 1996 by Nigel Williams. It is concerned not only with child protection issues from the use of new technologies, but also the positive, transforming ways they can help young people and empower them. The website gives information about its work and it serves as a portal to its various projects on education, awareness and protection work regarding new technologies.
Standards in English Primary Education: the international evidence
This report, one of a series of interim reports from the Cambridge Primary Review, is an independent enquiry into the condition and future of primary education in England with a specific focus on the comparative performance of English pupils in reading, mathematics and science.
Teachers TV Disability Week
To coincide with the International Day for Disabled Persons on 3 December, Teachers TV has a week of programmes examining some of the issues facing people with disabilities, with a particular emphasis on mainstream and special education provision.
PISA, the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment
The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) was first employed in 2000. It is "an internationally standardised assessment that was jointly developed by participating countries and administered to 15-year-olds in schools". These assessments have been applied every three years with different numbers of countries participating. In 2000 there were 47 countries, in 2003 42 countries and in 2006 57 countries, with the 2009 tests having 62 participating countries.
International Trends in Primary Education: INCA Thematic Study No. 9
The International Review of Curriculum and Assessment Frameworks (INCA) is an on-going compilation of information about education structure and policy in 18 countries worldwide. Thematic Study No 9, published in 2003, examines the extent and nature of reforms in primary education within these countries over the previous 20 years. Given the range of countries involved in the study, the report provides useful information about international trends in educational policy and comparative information
citizED: International Journal: Citizenship Teaching and Learning
International journal focusing on theoretical and professional issues concerning education for citizenship and democracy.
International perspectives on quality in initial teacher education: An exploratory review of selecte
The resource is an information document, written by the Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre), part of the Social Science Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University of London. The document presents an international overview of existing literature on the regulation and provision of initial teacher education (deriving mostly from three countries: the UK, USA and Australia), and detailing a comparative assessment of different approaches in
A guide for participating in the international open education commons
The UNESCO OER Toolkit is an initiative of the Information Society Division of UNESCOâs Communication and Information Sector.The drafting of this toolkit was facilitated by Philipp Schmidt of the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. The work was inspired by, and builds on a 2006 discussion of the UNESCO OER Community to outline a 'Do-It-Yourself/Do-It-Together' resource to build capacity for local OER development and use. A first draft was prepared and reviewed during a focused onl
War, Peace and Justice: the dilemmas of International security
Prof Adrian Hyde-Price from the University's Department of European Studies & Modern Languages examines the nature and causes of contemporary war and conflict, and considers the prospect of peace in the 21st Century.
Defending the Damned: The Role of Defence Counsel in International Criminal Cases
Seminar given on 22nd February 2010 by Peter Robinson, Legal Advisor for former Bosnian Serb President, Radovan Karadzic, ICTY and Lead Counsel for former President of the Rwandan National Assembly, Joseph Nzirorera, ICTR