BERJ Editors’ Choice Award

The editors of the British Educational Research Journal (BERJ) celebrate success by presenting the annual Editor’s Choice Award to an outstanding paper published in BERJ in the previous year.
2015 BERJ Editor’s Choice Award Recipient

The recipient of the BERJ 2015 Editor’s Choice Award is:

  •  Lindsay Paterson, ‘Competitive opportunity and liberal culture: the significance of Scottish education in the twentieth century’ 40, 2, 397-416.

The paper can be found here

Shortlisted papers:

  •  Tammy Campbell, ‘Stratified at seven: in-class ability grouping and the relative age effect’ 40, 5, 749-771.
  •  Kirsten Hansen, Moving House for education in the pre-school years 40, 3, 483-500.
  •  Lindsay Paterson, ‘Competitive opportunity and liberal culture: the significance of Scottish education in the twentieth century’ 40, 2, 397-416.
  •  Sam Sellar and Bob Lingard, The OECD and the expansion of PISA: new global modes of governance in education 40, 6, 917-936.

 

2014 BERJ Editor’s Choice Award Recipients

The BERJ 2014 Editor’s Choice Award recipients are:

  • Ruth Lupton and Martin Thrupp, ‘Headteachers’ reading of and responses to disadvantaged contexts: evidence from English primary schools’ 39 (4) 769-788.

Shortlisted papers:

  • Peter Davies, Jean Mangan, Amanda Hughes and Kim Slack, ‘Labour market motivation and undergraduate’s choice of degree subject’ 39 (2) 320-382.
  • Susan Hallam and Samantha Parsons ‘Prevalence of streaming in UK primary schools: evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study’ 39 (3) 514-544.

All papers are available free for a short period through Wiley’s online library but are also free to all BERA members.