What is iEARN?
The International Education and Resource Network

The vision and purpose of iEARN is to enable young people to undertake projects designed to make a meaningful contribution to the health and welfare of the planet and its people, making use of ICT for educational and socially beneficial ends. (Preamble to the iEARN Constitution)

iEARN is a global network dedicated to bringing youth together through collaborative project work for the benefit of our planet. It is a not-for-profit organisation with members in more than 100 countries.

Online projects of iEARN are initiated and faciliated by members, teachers and students. All interaction is based on principles of collaboration and cooperation.

Australia students meeting other students in Moscow

iEARN Australia, a founding member Center of iEARN, consists of teachers and students facilitating low-cost, people-centred, telecommunications models to demonstrate that primary and secondary students can make a meaningful contribution to the health and welfare of our planet and its peoples.

iEARN Australia is a teacher and student driven network that facilitates projects designed to empower young people to work collaboratively in different parts of the world to share their understanding of each others' cultures and their visions for the future.

iEARN Australia seeks to enable young people to achieve outstanding educational outcomes through meaningful and motivating application of knowledge and skill in an environment encouraging shared commitment and effort.

iEARN Australia is coordinated by a volunteer teacher Management Team which is elected at the annual general meeting.

iEARN Australia is an incorported non-profit association and .

iEARN projects, coordinated or co-coordinated by Australian teachers, have been recipients of Childnet International Awards in 1998, 1999 and 2000 and have been finalists and winners in the Global Bangemann and Stockholm Challenges in 1999, 2000 and 2001.


For further information please contact the iEARN Australia Management Team