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The 2019 EERA Summer School

The European Educational Research Association (EERA), Masaryk University and the Czech Educational Research Association are pleased to announce the 2019 EERA Summer School which will be held at Masaryk University in Brno, the Czech Republic, from 8 - 12 July 2019.

WERA Visiting Researcher Award

As part of WERA’s and IEA’s efforts to contribute to the advancement of educational research, we jointly offer academics the opportunity to visit the IEA Research and Analysis (RandA) Unit in Hamburg, Germany, and the Diversity in Education Research Lab (DiVER) at University of Hamburg. This award enables visiting researchers to develop their own research project while benefiting from the individual support of IEA and DiVER Hamburg experts working in different fields related to international large-scale assessments, especially with a focus on diversity in education.


To qualify for the visitor award, the applicant will need to

  • Work on a research project related to IEA- and/ or DiVER studies during your stay;
  • Obtain the necessary visa and arrange your own travel to Hamburg, Germany;
  •  Present proof of valid medical insurance coverage for the stay in Germany;
  • Be able to communicate fluently in English and/ or German.

To be eligible, you must meet all four conditions. If you cannot meet one or more of these conditions, please consider postponing your application until you can comply with all of them.

Note that applicants from Global South countries are explicitly encouraged to apply.


OCCAM 15 Early Stage Researchers (PhD Candidates, 100%)

The European Training Network (ETN) Outcomes and Causal Inference in International Comparative Assessments (OCCAM) is looking for

15 Early Stage Researchers (PhD Candidates, 100%)

Starting in August 2018.

12th European Conference on Game Based Learning (ECGBL 2018)

12th European Conference on Game Based Learning (ECGBL 2018) hosted by the SKEMA, Sophia Antipolis, France on 4-5 October 2018.

This call will close on 15th of March 2018.

Over the past decade, the way in which education and training is delivered has changed considerably with the advent of new technologies. One such technology that has increased in popularity is Game-Based Learning (GBL). ECGBL offers an opportunity for scholars and practitioners interested in the issues related to GBL to share their thinking and research findings. Papers can cover a wide range of issues pertaining to GBL in education and training; technology and implementation issues associated with the development of GBL; use of mobile and MMOGs for learning; pedagogical issues associated with GBL; social and ethical issues in GBL; GBL best cases and practices, etc.

The conference committee welcomes contributions using a range of scholarly approaches including theoretical and empirical papers employing qualitative, quantitative and critical methods. Action research, case studies and work-in-progress/posters are also welcomed approaches. PhD Research, proposals for roundtable discussions, non-academic contributions and product demonstrations based on the main themes are also invited.

In the first instance all submission types require an abstract.For more information please go to:

Publication opportunities

Papers accepted for the conference will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment. Papers that have been presented at the conference will also be considered for further development and publication in the following journals:



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