DERN (The Digital Education Research Network) and CoSN (The Consortium for School Networking) have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to further the use of ICT in education.
CoSN is the premier professional association for district technology leaders and teams in the United States of America. CoSN has provided leaders with the management, community building, and advocacy tools essential for success. Today, the CoSN community represents over 10 million students in school districts nationwide and continues to grow as a powerful and influential voice in K-12 education.
ACER (The Australian Council for Educational Resarch) is the premier education research organisation in Australia. A not-for-profit organisation, ACER manages a range of testing, research, publishing and technology services. DERN is one of its services. DERN focuses on the provision of research reviews, research news and a research database in the field of teaching and learning with digital technologies. DERN operates an online research service that is focused on improving education in schools and teacher education with the aid of digital technologies.
By working together DERN and CoSN aim to provide benefits to its members. CoSN members will be able to take out an annual subscription to DERN at the reduced rate of US$25 and a two year subscription at US$50.
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