The International Political Education Database (IPED) is a bibliographic database of journal articles relating to teaching and learning in politics, international relations, public administration and related fields. It aims to raise the profile of existing publications to encourage further research and enhancements to student learning.

We believe that IPED is the world's most comprehensive bibliographic database of teaching and learning resources for politics.

Please note the 2017 update has been delayed as we are changing the software used to manage the system.
New in 2016. Articles published in 2016, but not yet included in main IPED listing.

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Themed Sub-sections make finding articles on popular topics easier. Please note that some categories are overlapping and papers may be included in more than one list. Inclusion is based on information included within the title, abstracts and keywords where available.


Pedagogic approaches: Active Learning; Critical thinking; Employability; Experiential Learning; Films and Novels; Gender; International Students and Contexts; Large Group Teaching; Political and information literacy; Postgraduate and Doctoral; Problem-based Learning; Race and Ethnicity; Research Methods; Service learning, Placement Learning and Internships; Simulations; Small Group Teaching; Surveys of Teaching and Learning Practice; Teaching Writing; Technology Enhanced Learning (articles post 2000); Technology Enhanced Learning (articles pre 2000);


Browse all 2,000+ references in IPED. By publication date By name of author.

The 'British Isles List' - contains more than 200 articles by authors from the UK and Republic of Ireland and authors at institutions in those countries.

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