What is BIBE?
The Educational Research Information Base is the first comprehensive, free database devoted to educational research conducted in Poland. BIBE is created as part of the system project “Education Enthusiasts” performed by the Educational Research Institute. The goal of this project is strengthening the institutional background to modern education research and supporting the educational policy of the country according to the results of research. Our database allows to advanced searching of information on educational research in the fields of teaching school subjects, methodology, pedagogy, psychology, sociology, economics, political sciences and others.
Why do we create BIBE?
The purpose of creating the database is to register in one place the information about all of the essential educational research. The results and conclusions, which are made available by BIBE and a possibility of creating a list of bibliography by topic, favours better monitoring and evaluating the educational system in Poland. The goal of the project is also promoting of using the research in educational practice.
What can we learn in BIBE?
The abstract provided in each description allows to learn the basic information on the research (the research sample, methods and tools of data collection, results and conclusions). Moreover, each record informs of the research date, researchers’ last names, funding institutions and research centres. Bibliographic description added to each record makes it easier to reach the source text.
How do we assure the quality of data?
Searching educational research for developing in BIBE includes current review of academic magazines. Information on research for years 2007-2013, according to which we currently create records, are derived mainly from journals scored by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
Who BIBE is addressed for?
The users of BIBE can be: decision makers in the fields of educational policies, researchers, academics, students, teachers and pupil’s parents and all who search information on educational research, both qualitative and quantitative, archived (from 1989) and current researches concerning all stages of education - from the preschool education to Universities of the Third Age.
Who creates BIBE?
The database is created by a professional team of experts from the Educational Research Institute which is responsible for updating the information and its applied value including diversification of sorting and filtering possibilities, adding links to full reports, expanding the number of tags to increase the effectiveness of searching.
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