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An index to articles and reports on research, policy and practice in education and training in the UK. Particular strengths include aspects of educational policy and administration, evaluation and assessment, technology and special educational needs. Covers material from 1975. It can be cross searched with ERIC, a large American education database.
ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is an index produced by the US Department of Education. It covers journal articles, books, book chapters, conferences and dissertations in educational related literature. Covers material from 1966. It can be cross searched with the British Education Index.
The largest international abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources. Searches 45.5 million records from 5,000 different publishers covering many different subjects.
Provides access to the Citation Indexes for: Science; Social Sciences; Arts & Humanities; Conference Proceedings and Books. Use for finding journal articles and conference papers. Databases can be searched simultaneously or select specific databases using the More Settings option.
Aims to improve education nationally and internationally by undertaking research and dissemination activities. Areas include Statistical analysis, assessment and evaluations. Good source for research and publications.
Good website with losts of information on education in Scotland, practitioner enquiry, standards, professional development, fitness to teach and probation. Links to publications, news, articles and podcasts.