Successful individuals, communities, societies and entire civilizations are underpinned by the quality of their educational system. The importance of research in this field cannot be underestimated, as to cite Nelson Mandela: 'Education is the most powerful weapon to change the world'.

Our eBooks help reseachers to advance knowledge in this field and educate teachers to help students reach their full potential. The Springer Nature Education team is committed to contribute by publishing high quality content from a large variety of subdisciplines across the field.

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The books in this collection are of interest to academics and professionals in Education, and many related fields including medical education, international and comparative education, professional and vocational education, educational psychology and the philosophy of education, early childhood education, lifelong learning, and education policy.


  • Higher Education 
  • Education Policy 
  • International and Comparative Education 
  • Teaching and Teacher Education 
  • Educational Psychology 
  • Science Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Educational Technology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Language Education
  • Medical Education
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Adult Education

Emerging Topics

  • Inequality in Education/Education for Social Justice 
  • Game-based Learning 
  • Inclusive Education
  • Education for Sustainability
  • Creativity & Arts Education

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The Education eBook collection aligns with Sustainable Development Goals:

1 End poverty in all its forms everywhere

3 Good Health and Well Being 

4 Quality Education

5 Gender Equality

8 Decent Work and Economic Growth 

10 Reduced Inequalities

11 Sustainable Cities and Communities 

13 Climate Action 

16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

17 Partnerships for the goals