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Education Research

A guide to starting points in education research at Queen's University, Kingston.

Canadian Associations

Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE)

Founded in 1972, "the Canadian Society for the Study of Education is the largest organization of professors, students, researchers and practitioners in education in Canada. CSSE is the major national voice for those who create educational knowledge, prepare teachers and educational leaders, and apply research in the schools, classrooms and institutions of Canada." (CSSE web site).

Journal: Canadian Journal of Education (open access)

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

AERA logo

The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results (AERA site).



American Educational Research Journal

Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis

Educational Researcher

Journal of Educational & Behaviorial Statistics

Review of Educational Research

Review of Research in Education

The AERA Online Paper Repository includes papers presented at Annual Meetings since 2010.

Ed-Talks Videos and Ed-Talk Fact Sheets offers research evidence for policy-leaders.

Major Publishers in Education

Research to Practice

EdCan Network (Canadian Education Association)


The EdCan Network includes voices from across the entire spectrum of K-12 education, producing meaningful professional learning events that help bring out the elephants in the room to build a positive forward-thinking narrative for the future of public education in Canada (EdCan website).


Education Canada

Research & Reports on issues in education in a Canadian context are freely available on the EdCan site.

The EdCan Network Membership List is a helpful list of education-related associations in Canada. (Join the Network -- Our Members).