Inter-University Symposium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
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The University of Sydney membership to ACSPRI provides access to the resources of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan.
The ICSPR archive is a large and significan collection of survey and historical data.
Requests for ICPSR data must be made through ADA.
Resources available from ICPSR
Data sets and Surveys - include Aging, Criminal Justice, Demographic data, Childcare & early Education, Health and Mental Health, Instructional data, Race and Ethnicity, Terrorism.
Bibliography of Data-Related Literature -Searchable bibliography of scholarship relating to quantitative research in the Social Sciences. Covers the years 1962 onward.
Browse ICSPR data by topic - Education
Browse or search the Data Catalog which provides access to 2,000 indicators
You can also link directly to the Data Catalog Education page.
See also the British Educational Research Association's paper on using large scale datasets in research.
Explore the World Bank's Open Data.
OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data in OECD.Stat (see more about OECD.Stat in box below). You can browse by theme (e.g. education) and country/countries and it also contains content published by PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment).
Getting started Quick Guide for the for OECD iLibrary
OECD.Stat allows you to search across complex complex statistical datasets. You can utilise the database in the following ways:
OECD.Stat User Guide (PDF 40 pages)
UNdata allows you to:
Unesco institute for statistics - Education data
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 and allows you to build your own statistical tables.
World Data on Education provides access to: