Education policy institutions

Transnational

  European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML)   

http://www.ecml.at/

Europe

The European Centre for Modern Languages was set up in Graz (Austria) under an enlarged Partial Agreement, initially for three years (1994-1997). This period has been extended until December 2002. At present 34 states are members of the ECML. Within the framework of cultural co-operation and respecting the rich linguistic and cultural diversity in Europe, the Centre has as its [...]


Belgium

  Enseignement.be - Site of the Ministry of the Federation Wallonia Brussels   

http://www.enseignement.be/

Belgium

This site is managed by the General Administration of education and scientific research of the Federation Wallonia Brussels of Belgium. It presents information for students and parents but also for professionals in the educational sector, esp. teachers. It offers news and official information about the education system, about events, school and academic registers and contact [...]

  Flemish Ministry of Education and Training   

http://www.ond.vlaanderen.be/

Belgium

This website of the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training provides in Dutch general information about the single education departments and in particular for groups working in the educational field. Besides, the homepage presents publications about the Flemish educational landscape and refers to information about Flemish statistics, curriculum development and ICT in [...]


Bulgaria

  Ministry of Education and Science   

http://www.minedu.government.bg/

Bulgaria; Bulgaria

This Homepage of the Ministry of Education and Science offers links to the various educational institutions, to educational administration, educational laws in the nineties and educational statistics. Other links lead to networks and projects, publications and to a summary of government priorities in the education sector.


Denmark

  The Ministry of Children and Education   

http://www.uvm.dk/

Denmark

Responsibilities of the Danish Ministry of Education cover all levels and areas of education. Therefore this website provides the respective links to vocational training, adult education and higher education. Besides the site offers facts about the education system in Denmark, information on projects and instructions for the introduction and utilization of new educational [...]


Estonia

  Estonian Ministry of Education and Research   

http://www.hm.ee/

Estonia

The Estonian Ministry of Education and Research offers general information about the contents and goals of the country concerning the field of education policy and science research. Besides, in the sectors education, research, language, youth, ministry and minister, the website presents details on political conditions and laws, funding processes, programmes, statistics, [...]


Finland

  Ministry of Education and Culture   

http://www.minedu.fi/OPM/?lang=en

Finland

This is the website of the joint Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland. The homepage has links to texts about mission and working fields of the Ministry: education (also one text about the education system), research, culture, copyright, youth, sports, church affairs and libraries. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]


France

  Ministry of National Education, Youth and Sports   

http://www.education.gouv.fr/

France

The website of the French Ministry of National Education, Youth and Sports for the field of education provides an overview of the activities and educational constituents of the Ministry. It offers information about the educational system, the school system including écoles maternelles, collèges and lycées, the educational policy guidelines and core curricula and a sector for [...]

  Ministry of Higher Education and Research   

http://www.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/

France

The official website of the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research provides information about the Ministry itsself, national research strategies and instruments, about the field of higher education including hints for studying and degrees, and it offers an overview of the French research landscape and its organization as well as an area for international issues [...]


Greece

  Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs   

http://www.minedu.gov.gr

Greece

English information about the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs are hardly provided. Content in Greek refers to the Ministry’s structure and organization like its four General Secretariats – of Research and Technology, Lifelong Learning, Youth and Religious Affairs. Furthermore it links to information about reforms and examination, a help desk and contact [...]


Italy

  Ministero dell´Istruzione, dell´Università e della Ricerca   

http://www.istruzione.it

Italy

The ministry for education, higher education and research offers detailed information for each department. The website includes press releases, reports and news as well as links to relevant documents and resources.


Croatia

  Ministry of Science, Education and Sports   

http://public.mzos.hr/Default.aspx

Croatia

This website of the croatian ministry of science, education and sports contains an overview of the education system in Croatia and its branches. Thus, there is information about "Preschool Education", "Elementary Education", "Secondary Education" and "Higher Education". In addition, there are indications about education programs and about education of national minorities.


Latvia

  Ministry of Education and Science   

http://izm.izm.gov.lv

Latvia

The Ministry is the leading state administration institution in the field of education and science, as well as in the fields of sports and official language policy, and it is responsible for the development of draft legislative acts regulating the relevant fields and draft policy planning documents and for the supervision of the implementation of the policy in the state [...]


Lithuania

  Svietimo ir mokslo ministerija / Ministry of Education and Science   

http://www.smm.lt/en/

Lithuania

The English version of the web site of the Lithuanian Ministry of Education provides an overview of the educational system, educational legislation, vocational training, higher and adult education, a link list of texts on educational reform (pdf and doc-files), statistical data (mainly enrollment) and general information about the country and its history. [ The version in [...]


Luxemburg

  Ministère de l' Education Nationale et de la Formation Professionnelle   

http://www.men.lu/

Luxemburg

Entry-side of the ministry, that offers information about tasks and the structure of the ministry, with access to all departments and subdivisions, with statements on persons. Furthermore, linklists are offered to schools, state and private, colleges, adult education and further interesting sides on "Luxembourg".


Malta

  Ministry of Education, Employment and the Family   

http://www.education.gov.mt/

Malta

The ministry is responsible for the following sectors: Education, childcare and early education, compulsory education, higher education, university, vocational education and training institutions, life-long learning, examinations, employment and training, public broadcasting services, libraries, national archives, social policy, family policy, child policy, social security, [...]


Macedonia


Netherlands

  Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschappen Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Information Department   

http://www.minocw.nl

Netherlands

This site is a valuable portal to comprehensive information about education in the Netherlands. It offers information about aspects of the Dutch education, cultural and scientific system. The website provides full texts with general information about these areas, about school and higher education and education statistics.


Norway

  Ministry of Education and Research   

http://www.regjeringen.no/nn/dep/kd.html?id=586

Norway

The English homepage of the Norwegian Education Ministry provides comprehensive information about its organisational structure, education policy, various data and full texts about the education system, as well as access to full-texts on education and research in Norway.


Austria

  Bundesministerium für Bildung und Frauen (BMBF)   

http://www.bmbf.gv.at/

Austria

The Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture offers information on education policy as well as current texts and data on the educational system of Austria, especially the school system. It is responsible for primary and secondary school education, pedagogical higher education institutions, adult education and lifelong learning.


Poland

  Ministerstwo Edukacji Narodowej   

http://www.men.gov.pl/

Poland

This website offers an overview on the structure of the Polish education system. It informs on the concept and project of educational reform. Links lead to higher education institutions (including pedagogical universities); technical colleges, academies and foundations. An English version has been announced. Up-to-date information on TEMPUS in English are available.


Portugal

  Ministério da Educação (ME)   

http://www.min-edu.pt/

Portugal

The first button of the navigation bar "Topicos Gerais" provides (as many other sites of Education Ministries) extensive overviews about all parts of the Portuguese education system, politics, statistics, laws etc. The other buttons lead to the departments of the Ministry and their activities and services; a school-year calendar is also shown.


Romania

  Ministerul Educatiei Nationale (MEN)   

http://www.edu.ro/

Romania

This website provides an overview on the structure of the Ministry of Education offering access to the different departments of the Ministry. A list of educational institutions and subordinated institutions is presented without links, however for the time being only in Romanian language. Besides a short link list to educational institutions abroad ( EU, Germany, Austria, [...]


Russian Federation

  Ministry of Education and Sciences of the Russian Federation   

http://минобрнауки.рф/static/ministry_eng.html

Russian Federation

Unfortunately, the English version of the homepage of the Russian Ministry of Education and Sciences only has some very basic information. An older English website version (2004-2010) has some more information available. The Russian language version consists of a well arranged list of links offering access to all levels and areas of the education system. Besides the site [...]


Sweden

  Ministry of Education and Research   

http://www.regeringen.se/sb/d/1454

Sweden

The website of the Ministry of Education and Research informs about people working there and the organisation of the ministry. Latest news are available as well as the latest publications or press releases. Areas of responsibility: education and research, gender equality, policy for civil society, youth policy.


Switzerland

  Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK)   

http://www.edk.ch/

Switzerland

The EDK is the coordinating body of the education ministers of the 26 cantons responsible for education, culture and sports. The website offers basic information about the Swiss education system as well as publications of the EDK on educational policy.


Serbia / Montenegro


Slovakia


Slovenia

  Ministry of Education and Sport   

http://www.mss.gov.si/si/

Slovenia

This website of the Ministry of Education Science and Sport in Slovenia contains for buttoms, which lead to information (with links) on the organisation of the ministry, on education, science and sport in Slovenia.


Spain

  Ministry of Education, culture and sports   

http://www.mepsyd.es

Spain

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports in Spain is responsible for all areas and levels of education in the country. There is an organizational chart of the Ministry on the website. According to the different responsibilities of this governmental institution links to educational institutions in the field of vocational training and adult education are available as well [...]


Tschekia

  Ministerium für Schulwesen, Jugend und Sport   

http://www.msmt.cz/

Czech Republic

The Ministry of School Education, Youth and Sports is a central body of governmental administration for preschool education, school education at primary and secondary level and higher education as well as for science policy, research and development in the context of international co-operation in these areas. In addition the Ministry is responsible for academic degrees and [...]


Turkey

  Ministry of National Education / Turkey   

http://www.meb.gov.tr/english/indexeng.htm

Turkey

This homepage is subdivided into the following parts: organization of the ministry, services for teachers and students, history of education policy in Turkey, qualitative developments in education, the educational system, objectives and strategies of education policy, management and inspection of the educational organisation, innovations, educational statistics, international [...]


Hungary

  Ministry of National Resources   

http://www.nefmi.gov.hu/main.php

Hungary

This website of the Ministry of Education of the Repubic of Hungary is subdivided into the following main topics: Education in Hungary; Higher Education; Hungarian Equivalence and Information Center (HEIC) - recognition of certificates and degrees; Research and Development. The homepage offers search facilities and links to the Hungarian Government Portal and the Commissioner [...]


United Kingdom

  UK Local Education Authority (LEA) Websites   

http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/localauthorities.php

United Kingdom

A list of the local authorities´ websites in the UK.

  Department for Education   

http://www.education.gov.uk

United Kingdom

The Department for Education is responsible for education and children´s services. The website offers information on schools, transition from school to training or higher education, early learning, family eduation and social work as well as information on research and statistics and publications.


Cyprus

  Ministry of Education and Culture   

http://www.moec.gov.cy/

Cyprus

This homepage of the Ministry offers information on tasks, duties and the structure of this governmental institution as well as information on the structure of the education system, on developments and innovations in the educational sector. It also informs on programmes ( SOCRATES) and projects.- There are a number of links to other educational institutions in Cyprus.

Countries out of Europe

Australia

  Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)   

http://australia.gov.au/directories/australia/education/

Australia

Following the 2007 election, the Department of Education, Science and Training ( DEST) was integrated into the portfolio of the Department for Education, Employment and Workplace Relations ( DEEWR). While much of the information can now be found at the DEEWR website, this homepage of the former DEST provides access to information on publications, which can be searched by [...]

Canada

  Council of Ministers of Education, Canada / Conseil des ministres de L´Education (Canada)   

http://www.cmec.ca/

Canada

CMEC is the national voice for education in Canada. It is the mechanism through which ministers consult and act on matters of mutual interest, and the instrument through which they consult and cooperate with national education organizations and the federal government. The site provides information on: CMEC (Departments and Ministries of Education), Curriculum, Official [...]

New Zealand

  Ministry of Education   

http://www.minedu.govt.nz/

New Zealand

Comprehensive background information, statistics, strategies and policies, full text material, consultation regarding education sectors (early childhood, primary and secondary education, tertiary education, Maori education, international aspects), budget, teacher employment.

United States

  US-Department of Education   

http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml

United States

The Department of Education provides overall information on the national educational system with many links to governmental or supported institutions which work in the different applied or research fields.


Author:
Cohen