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This guide provides access to print and electronic resources for education researchers and practitioners.

International Education Resources

OECD Library: Education at a Glance
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Library's annual Education at a Glance looks at who participates in education, what is spent on it, how education systems operate and the results achieved. The latter includes indicators on a wide range of outcomes, from comparisons of students’ performance in key subject areas to the impact of education on earnings and on adults’ chances of employment. This book includes StatLinks, urls linking to Excel spreadsheets containing the background data.

Institute of International Education
The Institute of International Education (IIE) fosters mutual understanding, develops global leaders, and protects academic freedom worldwide through educational exchange and training programs that advance the vision of Opening Minds to the World®.

NAFSA: Association of International Educators
NAFSA advances public policies that promote international education and is committed to supporting a broad public dialogue about the value and importance of international education.

American Councils for International Education
Founded in 1974 as an association for area and language professionals, American Councils has focused its expertise on academic exchange, professional training, distance learning, curriculum and test development, delivery of technical assistance, research, evaluation, and institution building.

CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange
CIEE is a non-profit, non-governmental organization. It's mission is "to help people gain understanding, acquire knowledge, and develop skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world."

FHI 360
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Their staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender equality, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

RTI International
RTI International provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.

Save the Children
Save the Children is an independent organization that aims to create lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world.

USAID: Education and Universities
USAID’s Education Strategy is based on the premise that education is foundational to human development and critical to broad-based economic growth and poverty reduction.

The World Bank: Education Strategy 2020
The World Bank’s new Education Strategy lays out a ten-year agenda focused on the crucial goal of “learning for all”. The bottom line: Invest early, invest smartly, and invest for all. The strategy draws on consultations with governments, development partners, students, teachers, researchers, civil society, and business representatives from more than 100 countries.

Major Works for International Education

  • Research in International Education by Mary Hayden (Editor); Jeff Thompson (Editor); Jack Levy (Editor)
    Call Number: LC1090 .S29 2007 (3rd floor)
    ISBN: 1412919711
    Publication Date: 2007
    This Handbook analyzes the origins, contributions, and interpretations of international education. The authors identify approaches to research that will enhance our knowledge and understanding of the field, and extend and even redraw it, on the basis of the research evidence presented. Key features includes a historical overview of the ways in which the term "international education" has been interpreted; the theoretical interpretation of international education in its current context; international education in practice: exploration of the issues in terms of students, curricula, pedagogies, and organizing formal institutions; and conceptual challenges for international education in the future.