Institute of Education of Nanjing University was set up at the end of 2009. It was built up on the bases of earlier Institute of Higher Education (1984-2002), and later Department of Educational Sciences and Administration (2002-2009), let alone its ancestor dated back as early as to the founding period of Nanjing University at the beginning of the 20th century.

 There are 18 staff in this institute today; among them are 16 full time academic faculty. Research areas and interests of the faculty are quite broad including education administration and policies, curriculum and instruction studies at both college level and that of secondary education, educational technology and learning sciences, educational sociology especially for the issue of educational equity, student learning and development, cross-cultural studies in educational internationalization, history of education, and science education etc.

 There are four M.A. programs, one Ph.D. program and one Ed.D. program in this institute. The total enrollment of research students is around 130.  Finally, the Institute of Education has its own academic quarterly journal: Higher Education Exploration and Research (in Chinese).

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