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Teaching Maths for Social Justice

Teaching mathematics is a social justice issue. Despite numerous calls from the mathematics education community, the curriculum in England remains stubbornly resistant to change. Too many...

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  • Pete Wright

Blog post23 Jun 2015

Against research methods courses in HE

It came as no surprise when I encountered a synthesis of 89 papers on research methods education in the social sciences including education (Earley, 2014) which found that students taking research...

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  • John Issitt

Blog post17 Jun 2015

Calling all independent researchers

A new forum for BERA When we talk of research, we are probably assuming that Universities are the institutions that carry it out. But many who have been involved with universities are still...

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  • Carrie Birch

Blog post15 Jun 2015

Post 2015 general election thoughts…

In the post 2015 general election period there are a range of issues that we as researchers need to think about when we are writing about education policy. Let me illuminate these with one...

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  • Helen Gunter

Blog post12 Jun 2015