Welcome to the NSW Institute for Educational Research
The NSW Institute of Educational Research Inc. was founded in 1928. In 2019 the NSW IER celebrated its 91st year dedicated to encouraging study, research and service in education!
Through each year, the NSW IER conducts professional and scholarly meetings, and distributes grants to assist education research students. It also contributes to the publication of a national IER research journal and the NSWIER Newsletter. Membership is open to people with a commitment to education and an interest in educational research. Teachers and new educational researchers are also warmly encouraged to join.
Great events open to members and colleagues!
Quantitative research webinar
Watch the presentation from October, 11, 2022.
Read about an international outreach project in Tanzania HERE
NSW IER run a number of events each year. Get involved in this year's events or look back over past events.
The Wyndham Lecture is the chance to hear eminent educationalists speak about current issues. Follow links to information and links where available.
2022 Susan Groundwater-Smith
2021 Bob Lingard
2020 Pasi Stahlberg
2019 Carmel Cefi
2018 Andrew Martin & Ken Sinclair
Listen to the 1980 interview with Harold Wyndham
HDR Research Grants
Maria Lock Indigenous Research Grants
Click HERE for more details about grants
Applications close 4 December 2023
Beth Southwell Research Award
The NSW Institute for Educational Research invites nominations from NSW universities, for the award of Outstanding Educational Thesis. Nominations should satisfy the nominating university that they demonstrate excellence in educational research. Applications close 2 October 2023
Click HERE for more details
Turbo-charge your academic reputation!
Apply for a student grant
Why join the NSWIER?
Access to grants and awards
Information about conferences and events
Be part of a community of scholars and meet other emerging researchers
$55 Full Membership, $40 Full Time Student Membership
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Prof Andrew Martin is now the NSWIER Distinguished Scholar!
Andrew Martin, BA (Hons), MEd (Hons), PhD, is Scientia Professor, Professor of Educational Psychology, and Co-Chair of the Educational Psychology Research Group in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales, Australia specializing in motivation, engagement, achievement, and quantitative research methods. He is also Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Education at the University of Oxford, Honorary Professor in the School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney, Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, Fellow of the (Australian) College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists, Distinguished Scholar for the NSW Institute of Educational Research, and Immediate Past-President of the International Association of Applied Psychology’s Division 5 Educational and School Psychology. For Andrew's full bio click here.
PHOTOS of EVENTS
2019 Student Showcase
2018 Student Showcase