The Network is based within the Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ), at the the University of York, a research-led university and member of the Russell group.
CRESJ is based within the Department of Education, University of York, UK. We pursue research regarding social justice and education in the UK and internationally. We investigate perceptions of fairness; differential rates of access and achievement that apply across individuals and social groups; and, explore learning and teaching. Our work is undertaken in a wide range of educational contexts in schools and elsewhere that include different types of learner, different locations (local to global) and different perspectives (including those that relate directly to social class, gender, ethnicity and disability). The educational processes of learning and teaching are central to our better understanding of social justice as well as the differential rates of achievement that apply across individuals and social groups.
The Ontario Institute of Studies in Education of the University of Toronto is a leader in initial and continuing teacher education, graduate programmes in education and education research. OISE is the largest and most research-intensive faculty education in Canada, and one of the largest in North America. Guided by our commitment to equity and social justice, and mindful of our special responsibility to lead, we will enhance our impact as we continue to shape how the world thinks and goes about education.
The Hungary Academy of Sciences is committed to the advancement, shaping and serving of science. Keeping the criteria of excellence in the forefront, the main responsibilities of the Academy, as the prime representative of Hungarian science, are to support and represent various scientific fields, and to distribute scientific results. The Academy contributes not only to organisation of scientific research in Hungary, but also aims to tying the connection between Hungarian and international research closer. The Academy supports the scientific activities of promising young researchers, defends science ethics in public life, and guards the honour and values of scientific endeavours.
The American University of Beirut bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. A teaching-centred research university, AUB has around 800 instructional faculty and a student body of around 8,000 students. The University seeks to graduate men and women committed to creative and critical thinking, lifelong learning, personal integrity, civic responsibility, and leadership. AUB currently offers more than 120 programs leading to the bachelor’s, master’s, MD, and PhD degrees.
UNISA is a globally-focussed, local engaged institution established on the dual principles of equity and excellence. With more than 33,000 students, the university is South Australia’s largest and was the youngest Australian institution to be named in the top 50 of 2013 The Times Higher Education’s Top 100 global universities aged under 50. UNISA offers more than 400 degree programmes, across a wide range of subjects including business, law, education, arts and social sciences, health sciences, information technology, engineering and the environment.
A national teacher training institute in Singapore, proud to be an integral part of the educational service. NIE is committed to their vision if being an institute of distinction and our mission of creating the world-class institute renowned for its excellence in teacher education and educational research. With approximately 412 academic staff members and almost 5000 full time equivalent students.