The programme of the Conference includes plenary talks, as well as numerous round tables and workshops. Keynote speakers invited to plenary sessions are world-renowned scholars Gert Biesta, Anne Mangen and Gino Roncaglia.

The key theme of the Conference are educational media in general (textbooks and other digital resources) analysed from sociological, pedagogical, didactic, historical and economic perspectives.

New deadline for abstract submission: 31 October

Submit your abstract at the conference website

IARTEM, INDIRE and IUL invite you to register for the inaugural IARTEM Rendez-vous webinars, in which keynote speakers and researchers reveal how experience, knowledge, traditions and research have contributed to forming their ideas on education and educational media. The webinars are aimed at all those who work in educational and publishing fields around the world. The events are open to all, with registration. We look forward to welcoming you to our inaugural IARTEM Rendez-vous.

Rendez-vous 1: Monday 13 September, 1:30 pm (UTC+2)

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The proceedings of the 13th IARTEM Conference 2015 in Berlin, Textbooks and Educational Media: Perspectives from Subject Education is now published by Springer.

This book brings together empirical research and conceptual work on textbooks and education media from 13 countries and 17 disciplines. Along with textbook production, usage, and development, it also explores the interconnectedness of (educational) policy and teaching and learning materials. Continue Reading »

IARTEM’s inaugural webinar will be a platform for specialists in education and materials to reflect broadly on their specialisation. The audience for the webinar is not only the research community who attend the biannual IARTEM conference but also those who work in educational and publishing fields in many countries. It is intended to inform and inspire those who are already working in and also those who are newly entering the field. Continue Reading »

IARTEM, INDIRE and IUL are pleased to announce that the 16th International Conference on Textbooks and Educational Media will take place in Florence on 6–8 April 2022.

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Issue 12-2 of IARTEM e-journal features an editorial and 3 papers


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IARTEM e-journal vol 12 n° 1

Issue 12-1 of IARTEM e-journal features an editorial and 3 papers

Issue 11-2 of the IARTEM e-journal features an editorial and the following articles:

Aleksandra Ilic Rajkovic, Mirjana Senic Ruzic, & Bojan Ljujic: Board Games as Educational Media Creating and Playing Board Games for Acquiring Knowledge of History

Petr Trahorsch & Jan D. Bláha: Visual Representation of the Curriculum in Geography Textbooks the structure of visuals in educational medium analysis

Zuzana Sikorova, Iva Cervenkova, Marek Vaclavic, & Tomas Barot: University students’ study habits related to the use of study resources


Issue 11-1 of the IARTEM e-journal features an editorial (“A new platform for the IARTEM e-journal”) and the following articles:

Maria Rita Otero & Viviana Carolina Llanos: Los libros escolares de matemática y física en Argentina entre 1961 y 2009 el papel de las imágenes

Andy Smart: Refining primary textbooks for behaviour change in Bangladesh

Tiphaine Carton: A Case Study of Cooperation between Teachers and EdTech Companies: Le WebPédagogique – a community of teachers?

Mehdi Khaneboubi & Camille Roux-Goupile: Educational photocopying in French secondary schools How does a technology adjust the content being taught to students’ reading and writing skills?