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Information for IOE Library visitors: Approved Educational Organisations


An orgnisation working in the field of education, which has negotiated free membership for some or all of its staff or members.

Contact to negotiate free Membership

If organisation is NOT on the list, individual should ask the Director, Secretary, Librarian or other senior person in organisation to negotiate with Bryan Johnson on behalf of their Staff for Reference Membership.

Organisations not on the list are NOT entitled to free membership, unless or until approval by Bryan Johnson or by the head of UCL Institute of Education Library

Applying for Membership

Applications for Memberships should always be made by emailing in advance the IOE Library Membership team

Once the application for membership has been granted, you will receive an email with instructions on how to come and collect the Library ID card.

When collecting Library ID card from the IOE Welcome Point, during Welcome Desk hours, you will also be asked to provide proof of credentials to indicate status & eligibility for library use and proof of Home Address.

Summer Vacation Welcome Point (from Saturday 1st of July until Sunday 3rd of September 2017)

Monday – Thursday: 09.30 - 18.00; Friday: 09.30 - 17.00;                         Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday: No Welcome Point / Membership Service   

Term Time Welcome Point (from Monday 4th of September 2017)

Monday – Friday: 08.30 - 19.00; Saturday: 09.30 - 17.00;                          Sunday & Bank Holiday: No Welcome Point / Membership Service      


List of Approved Educational Organisations

Approved Educational Organisations

Proof required when registering: Proof of Staff status in organisation on list (ie. Staff ID card or Letter of Introduction from Educational Organisations + Proof of ID) 

Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL)
ATL Staff
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

ACU Staff

British Accreditation Council (BAC)

BAC Staff and Inspectors

Campaign for Learning
Campaign for Learning Staff
CentreForum Staff  
CfBT Education Trust
         CfBT Staff
Children's Rights Alliance for England (CRAE)
CRAE Staff
Children's Society
Children's Society Staff
Citizenship Foundation
Citizenship Foundation Staff
Civitas Staff
College of Teachers
UK College of Teachers Staff
Coram Family (Thomas Coram Foundation)
Coram Staff
Council for Education in the Commonwealth (CEC)

CEC Staff

         Department of Education (DfE)

         DfE Staff

E-ACT Staff
Equality Challenge Unit (ECU)

ECU Staff

International Rescue Committee (IRC)
IRC Staff
 International School, Pakistan (The)

Teaching Staff in The International School (Pakistan)

National Children's Bureau (NCB)
NCB Staff and Members
National Union of Students (NUS)
NUS Staff 
National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER)
NFER Staff
Nuffield Foundation

Nuffield Foundation Staff


OFSTED Research Staff

 Pre-School Learning Alliance

Pre-School Learning Alliance Staff

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)

QAA Staff

Runnymede Trust

Runnymede Trust Staff 

Save the Children UK
Save the Children Staff
Society of Education and Training (formerly known as IfL)
Society of Education and Training Staff
SSAT (The Schools Network)
SSAT (Schools Network) Staff 
Sure Start

Sure Start Staff

Teacher Support Network
Teacher Support Network Staff

Staff in the National Leadership Development Team & specific members of the London team

UKCISA: UK Council for International Student Affairs
Universities UK

Universities UK Staff

World ORT

World ORT London Staff

YoungMinds Staff