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Resources for International Teachers

Library support for international teachers from the Center for Advanced Studies in Global Education at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

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Open Access Resources
Unrestricted online access to scholarly research.

Open Education
Open Education refers to organizations and institutions that aim to provide education without financial barriers.
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Free Open Access & Open Education Resources

D O A J : Directory of Open Access Journals 
Covers free, full-text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals in many languages. 

ERIC
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research. It is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

More open access education resources

Statistics

Education Statistics (World Bank EdStats)
The World Bank EdStats (Education Statistics) portal is your comprehensive data and analysis source for key topics in education. EdStats tools, resources and queries help users visualize and analyze education data.

Education Data (UNESCO)
From pre-primary school enrolment to tertiary graduation rates, the UIS is the leading source for international education statistics. Covering more than 200 countries and territories, the UIS database covers all education levels and addresses key policy issues such as gender parity, teachers and financing.

Education GPS (OECD)
The source for internationally comparable data on education policies and practices, opportunities and outcomes. Accessible any time, in real time, the Education GPS provides you with the latest information on how countries are working to develop high-quality and equitable education systems.

Education Policy and Data Center
Serves as a resource for education data, profiles, and data reports on education status at the country and subnational level, research papers on issues and challenges in education in developing and transitional countries, as well as medium-term education projections. 

Infonation (UN)
Enables comparison of statistical data among U.N. member states, such as the illiteracy rate, primary and secondary school enrollment, newspaper circulation, and spending on education across countries. More UN statistical resources 

National Center for Education Statistics   
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education. 

Nationmaster - Education
Comparison of education statistics across countries. Includes education spending, average schooling years of adults, female literacy rate, school enrollment, etc. Sources are U.N. publications, OECD, etc. 

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
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