The aim of this research group is to initiate and to support studies with a focus on comparing education in the United Kingdom and Germany. The group aims to establish Anglo-German research contacts and to strengthen friendship between the two countries. to top
The Anglo-German Educational Research Group was initiated by Professor David Phillips of the University of Oxford in 2004 and is chaired jointly with Professor Rudolf Tippelt of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich.
David Phillips has run the MSc course in Comparative Education in Oxford, chairs the editorial board of Comparative Education, edits Research in Comparative and International Education (RCIE, http://www.wwwords.co.uk/rcie/), and is general editor of the series Oxford Studies in Comparative Education. For twenty years (1984-1004) he was editor of the Oxford Review of Education. He has been chair of the British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE) and has served on the board of directors of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) of the United States.
He has been a member of various higher education evaluation commissions in Germany, Switzerland, and Sweden. He is a Fellow of St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, an academician of the British Social Sciences Academy, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. to top