Welcome to the website of the 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.


Important upcoming dates! 


Sir Harold Wyndham Memorial Lecture

Guest Speaker: Professor Robyn Ewing
Time and Date: 6.00 pm Thursday May 29, 2014
Venue: Australian Catholic University, Strathfield Campus





The School of Education NSW is a NSWIT endorsed provider of professional development. This public lecture addresses the standards 6.2.2, 6.4.2, 7.4.2 at Professional Competence level. Teachers who attend this lecture are able to receive 1.5 hours (90 minutes) credit towards maintenance of their teacher registration.