On 11th June 2012, Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Education, published a letter in response to the Final Report of the Expert Panel for the National Curriculum Review in England. Mary James, BERA President, was a member of the Expert Panel along with Tim Oates, Andrew Pollard and Dylan...Read More
Over the summer, BERA decided to take the unusual step of reconvening the influential UK Assessment Reform Group, which remains highly regarded nationally and internationally. The ARG formally retired in 2010 after more than 20 years of voluntary work to bring assessment research evidence to the...Read More
The Education Committee has decided to hold a short inquiry to follow up its 2012 report Great teachers: attracting, training and retaining the best, focussing primarily on the School Direct programme and on proposals for a College of Teaching.
BERA recently made a submission to this Inquiry....Read More
On 7 February 2013 the Secretary of State for Education announced a public consultation on the draft National Curriculum which will run until 16 April 2013. The consultation also asks for views on proposals to disapply aspects of the current National Curriculum from September 2013, so as to give...Read More