The Centre for Educational Research and Development (CERD) is a research unit within the Institute for Social Research in Zagreb, which carries out fundamental and applied research in education. It was established in January 2001 on the initiative of a group of professors from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (Departments of Pedagogy, Psychology, Sociology and Philosophy) at the University of Zagreb. The initiative was supported by experts from other Croatian universities and institutions, and in particular the Institute for Social Research in Zagreb, the Open Society Institute, the Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology and the Croatian Ministry of Education and Sports.
The Centre for Educational Research and Development is a member of the following international education-related networks: NEPC (Network of Education Policy Centres), CIDREE (Consortium of Institutions for Development and Research in Education in Europe) and SEEECN (South East European Educational Cooperation Network).
Address and contact details:
The Centre for Educational Research and Development
phone: 385 1 48 83 550, 48 83 552;
fax: 385 1 48 28 910