Why might BERA wish to thank Margaret Thatcher?

Gary McCulloch

4 September 2017

Gary McCulloch

What does BERA owe to Margaret Thatcher?  It sounds like a weird pub quiz question, and may have an even weirder answer.  When BERA’s inaugural conference met in Birmingham in April 1974, Thatcher had already lost her post as secretary of state for education and science amid the shambles of the general election, in which Edward Heath’s Conservative government famously asked who runs Britain and then found out that it didn’t.  Yet Thatcher was ultimately responsible for the...

Is a shared understanding the key to effective learning?

Maureen Hunt

21 September 2017

Maureen Hunt

Teacher development for inclusive pedagogy: The affordances of Professional Learning Communities

Elizabeth Walton

18 September 2017

Elizabeth Walton

Researching pathways into higher education with students from refugee backgrounds: Exploring the conceptual, methodological and ethical challenges

Sally Baker, Jaya Dantas & Mary Taiwo

1 September 2017

Sally Baker, Jaya Dantas & Mary Taiwo

The value of Literacy as a Social Practice approach to exploring young children’s experience of being taught to read and write in school

Lucy Henning

1 September 2017

Lucy Henning

Literature’s lasting impression: what makes shared reading of novels powerful?

John Gordon

1 September 2017

John Gordon