The aim of research and development done by the Hungarian Institute of Educational Research and Development is to continuously renew Hungarian public education, assist its adaptation to current professional and social requirements, support the decision-making process in educational matters as well as accumulate and spread knowledge concerning public education and its social environment. Demands of the society are also to be explored and international contacts of Hungarian public education are to be promoted.
The first workshop organized for the partner schools was held on 7th March 2017 at EKU- HIERD (Eszterházy Károly University Hungarian Institute for Educational Research and Development) covered the following topic: Student voice and the student-focused learning.
The second Student Voice project meeting was held in Dublin, Ireland on 18-19th January with the participation of the five partner institutions from Ireland, Scotland, Hungary, Slovenia, and The Netherlands. The purpose of the meeting was to prepare evaluation tools at national and transnational level and plan further steps of the project.
Representatives of the Hungarian Institute for Educational Research and Development (HIERD) Lucia Kákonyi, manager of the Student Voice – The Bridge to Learning project in Hungary, and Gábor Rózsa, IT expert, took part in the first project partnership meeting of the ERASMUS+ Student Voice project which took place in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The international tendencies of education for sustainable development (widely known as ESD) were the topic of the fifth afternoon tea of this year.
Leaders of the HIERD (Hungarian Institute for Educational Research and Development) met Lauren Conn and Stacie Kronthal, representatives of Discovery Education at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
On the last week of November two representatives of the Hungarian Institute for Educational Research and Development (HIERD), József Kaposi (director general) and Zoltán Pompor (deputy director general) will visit the USC Shoah Foundation in Los Angeles.
Competition open to secondary schools (12-18 year old students) across the European Union from 10th October 2016 to 17th March 2017, midnight, (Central European Time).
The Hungarian Institute for Educational Research and Development (HIERD) had the pleasure to host seven members of the staff of the Malakoff School in Moss, Norway on the 26th of October 2016 who came to learn more about the Hungarian educational system and the local Eco-School Network.
An excerpt from the Go Natura! Natura 2000 handbook series of the Hungarian Institute for Educational Research and Development is available in English now.
At the upcoming international afternoon tea, participants discussed the topic of institutionalization of educational research on a European level.