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ISO 20252

Educational research is based on surveys and other data sources. It is imperative that data are of high quality to best serve the research purposes. High quality can be achieved through various measures such as well-trained research service providers using gold standard methodology and quality control procedures. A prerequisite for high quality of products such as survey estimates and research analyses is that the processes leading to the final products are well designed and stable in terms of variability. One way to achieve stability is to use standards.

The International Standards Organization (ISO) develops and publishes global standards in all kinds of businesses and industries. ISO 20252 is a process standard for market, opinion, and social research that is relevant to educational research. The intention is ...

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