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Study Management


As any IEA study ECES is a collaborative effort among groups of researchers and individual scholars around the world. Staff from research centers in participating countries, the consortium, the IEA and its institutions, expert consultants and funding agencies will work together to develop and implement this study.


The international study coordination is managed by a consortium consisting of four partner institutions:






IEA Data Processing and Research Center (IEA DPC), Hamburg/ Germany


Study coordination, sampling, weighting, practitioner questionnaire, field operations, data management and processing, scaling, analysis






National Foundation for Education Research (NFER), Slough/ United Kingdom


Study framework, ECE setting and home questionnaire





Centre for Research in Early Childhood (CREC), Birmingham/ United Kingdom


Policy questionnaire and child assessment






IEA Secretariat, Amsterdam/ The Netherlands


Translation verification, quality monitoring