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NSW Institute for Educational Research

The NSW Institute of Educational Research Inc. was founded in 1928. In 2008 the NSW IER celebrated its 80th year dedicated to encouraging study, research and service in education.

Through the year, the NSW IER conducts professional and scholarly meetings. It also contributes to the publication of a national IER research journal and an occasional Bulletin. Membership is open to people with a commitment to education and an interest in educational research. Teachers and new educational researchers are warmly encouraged to join.


Analysing qualitative data for professional teacher publications

Presenter: Dr Samantha McMahon


Date: Thursday 27th August 2015

Time: 4:00-6:00pm 

Venue: The Function Room, Edmund Rice Building, Australian Catholic University, 25A Barker Road, Strathfield  

Cost: $50.00 for members, $70.00 for non-members (including booking fee)

Registration: http://www.trybooking.com/IRFR OR http://www.trybooking.com/152247

The course will assist teachers to become more involved in the research process by considering how to evidence, evaluate and report on innovative and effective teaching and learning. The purpose of this course is to provide teachers, who aim to publish in professional journals, with some experience and practical advice in basic qualitative data analysis procedures.

Download the flyer here.

What a success! 


NSW Research Showcase


Our first NSW Research Showcase was a re-invention of the HDR student conference, with some interesting twists.


It proved very successful with over 50 people in attendance.  To see the photos and all the successful awardees please see the News page.

 See the photos here