The Research Data Centre Education is a focal point for empirical educational research regarding the archiving and retrieval of audiovisual research data (AV) data and survey instruments (questionnaires and tests). In Research Data Centre Education relevant for empirical educational research data sets and tools for secondary use are provided conform with data protection via a central data repository. Contextual information for each origin study and data and instruments as well as related publications complete the offer. Content of Research Data Centre Education formation (so far) focuses on instruments and data sets of Schulqualitäts- and teaching quality research. Observation and interview data in the form of (anonymous) transcripts and codes - be viewed freely accessible - if any. The release of the original AV data for a scientific re-use is linked to a registration by specifying a reasoned research interest in order to protect the privacy rights of the observed or interviewed people.
FDZ Bildung is a member of the RatSWD research data infrastructure. FDZ Bildung uses Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) metadata standards.
The Research Data Centre for Education (Forschungsdatenzentrum (FDZ) Bildung) promotes the scientific reusage of research data in educational research. The Database for School Quality (Datenbank zur Qualität von Schule – DaQs) is part of its portfolio.
FDZ Bildung is part of Forschungsdaten Bildung.