WHO WE ARE
An organization of national social science research councils, academies, and institutes in the Asia-Pacific committed to the advancement of regional cooperation in the field of social sciences.
A global nonprofit scientific organization that seeks to promote the application of social science knowledge to understanding and solving contemporary problems, as well as to encourage interdisciplinary cooperation among social science organizations.
An international organization devoted to providing Asian scientists from all disciplines a platform for promoting scientific exchanges and collaboration for the improvement of human society.
PSSC has existing collaborations with the following:
More recently, PSSC has established separate Academic, Research Training and Extension Program Collaborations with the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and the Hallym University in South Korea. These agreements aim to develop a better understanding of Social Sciences and Humanities in the Philippines, India and South Korea through collaborative research, networks of social scientists, and free and open exchange of relevant information. The collaboration between PSSC and ICSSR, and PSSC and Hallym University also aim at enabling sustained and continuing partnerships in the social sciences, including more exchanges of researchers, methodologies, training resources, publications and results, promoting high standards of research and excellence in social sciences. Among the priorities under the two collaborations are addressing current problems in society, and promoting multidisciplinary and structurally-oriented social science research instruction in areas of medium- and long-term interests.
PSSC has also been involved in the Philippine Forum for Quality Basic Education (Educ Forum), a platform for consultation, collaborative research and analysis, and high-level advice to strategic basic education policy, planning and programming. Together with other civil society organizations, education sector organizations, organizations and foundations coming from the private sector, and bilateral agencies and multilateral organizations, PSSC brings in its unique and substantive experience, expertise and perspectives to further understand and address issues in education. PSSC also serves as an ex-officio member of the Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute and the Philippine Statistical Association, Inc.