Educational Research Institute (ERI)

The Educational Research Institute (ERI) was established in 1965 and is the central institution in Slovenia for research in education undertaking basic research, development and applied projects on issues of current interest in all sectors of education and related areas. ERI performs its activities in the context of the national research program (1999-2019) as a public service. Its researchers publish scientific works containing results arising out of formal research undertaken at the ERI, theoretical and empirical papers contributing to the development of educational theory, and discussion articles on research topics. Its work is carried out by 35 experts coming from different educational fields and covering different research areas and methodological approaches of educational research (pedagogy, andragogy, sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, rhetoric and argumentation, political science). The latter allows ERI to successfully carry out a multidisciplinary approach and ensure to tackle the research problems and topics from different perspectives and enable the overall approach to lifelong learning.

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Role in the project:

ERI is the coordinating institution and therefore directly responsible for overall planning and managing of the HAND: Empowering Teachers project. As a project coordinator, it will be directly involved in all project’s activities.

Project team:

Dr. Ana Kozina (project leader, trainer)

Dr. Urška Štremfel (researcher)

Dr. Tina Vršnik Perše (researcher, trainer)

Dr. Klaudija Šterman Ivančič (researcher, trainer)

Mag. Ana Mlekuž (researcher, trainer)

Manja Veldin (researcher, trainer)

Igor Peras (researcher, trainer)

Tina Pivec (researcher)

Mag. Suzana Geržina (financial support)

Kristina Žnidaršič (financial support)

Dr. Katja Košir (trainer)

Dr. Janja Tekavc (trainer)