Sponsors and Partners


This year, the EAPRIL Conference will be organised at the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP). As one of the top schools of technology education in Portugal, ISEP proves to be the perfect location for hosting a conference on learning, education and research in the 21st century.

ISEP is a trademark of engineering education and innovation. Since 1852, the school has been pioneering the training and specialisation of engineers with a strong creative and entrepreneurial mindset. The academic community combines ambitious and dynamic people, who believe in the potential of innovation and technology to promote a sustainable development. Over 6500 students and 500 staff are motivated by the promise that engineering moves the world and creates opportunities. Supporting the values of sustainable learning and development, ISEP actively stimulates a spirit of out-of-the-box thinking, team work and entrepreneurship.

For more information, please visit the ISEP website


MAXQDA (universal for the Windows and Mac operating system) is a world leading professional tool for qualitative and mixed methods data analysis. Use MAXQDA to analyze and categorize relevant information in interviews, focus groups, online surveys, web pages, images, audio and video files, spreadsheets, and more.

As a mixed methods expert MAXQDA offers innovative features which combine quantitative and qualitative data: analyze both types of data side by side, import statistical findings or quantify your qualitative results.

Automatic coding tools help evaluate data efficiently while unsurpassed visualizations let evaluators present their results in a clear and comprehensible way to third parties.

For more information, visit the MAXQDA website 


IRIS Connect gives you a cost effective and sustainable way to support professional growth. Informed by research, the IRIS platform offers the full cycle of effective professional learning.

The combination of the IRIS personalised professional learning platform, simple video capture tools and on-going support will ensure you see real impact on learning outcomes.

With data protection, privacy and safety at its heart, IRIS Connect is built to provide you with a secure professional learning environment. With everybody’s mind at ease, you can focus on driving whole school improvement and helping self-improving teachers, schools and systems build on their existing strengths.

For more information, visit the IRIS Connect website.

One of our partners, BCES, offers the 15th edition of their interesting conference in June 2017. More information can be found on the BCES conference website.