Through the services it provides, SCCRE contributes to strengthening educational research in Switzerland. Its aim is to establish a better dialogue between educational policy, practice, administration and research. It provides support for the efficient deployment of resources in educational research by taking on tasks that are in the interests of the various players involved in the Swiss educational scene.
SCCRE carries out its work according to the terms of a performance-based agreement containing the following central points:
- Documentation of the content and results of Swiss research in education as well as any international educational research on the Swiss educational system
- Information concerning Swiss educational research projects
- Coordination of educational research, practice, administration and policy as well as encouragement of national and international cooperation in educational research
- Analyses of the state of research progress in current educational research topics