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Higher Education - Subject Guide

Professional Associations

Australian Professional Associations

International Professional Associations

  • ASHE - The Association for the Study of Higher Education promotes collaboration among its members and others engaged in the study of higher education through research, conferences, and publications.

  • CGHE - The Centre for Global Higher Education is a research partnership of international universities, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Higher Education Funding Council of England (HEFCE) and based at the UCL Institute of Education (UK). It aims to inform and improve higher education policy and practice. Researchers are based in nine countries across five continents, including Australia.

  • Educause is a US based non-profit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.

  • EERA - European Educational Research Association fosters the exchange of ideas amongst European researchers, promotes collaboration in research, and offers independent advice on educational research to European policy-makers, administrators and practitioners.

  • Advance HE works with the UK higher education community to enhance the student experience and to be the first choice of the sector for knowledge, practice and policy relating to the student experience in higher education.

  • JISC - The Joint Information Systems Committee supports further and higher education in the UK by providing strategic guidance, advice and opportunities to use ICT to support teaching, learning, research, and administration.

  • NZARE - New Zealand Association for Research in Education aims to foster a high standard in the practice of educational research in New Zealand.

  • NZCER - New Zealand Council for Educational Research is an independent educational research organisation.

  • SRHE - Society for Research into Higher Education is an independent society that aims to improve the quality of higher education through the encouragement of debate and publication on issues of policy, on the organisation and management of higher education institutions and on the curriculum, teaching and learning methods.