There is growing concern regarding the mental health and wellbeing of teachers in the UK. The charity Education Support Partnership recently published the Teacher Wellbeing Index 2018, which found...
Researchers need to begin by examining their theories to enable them to control their research, and avoid the risk of being misled by unexamined beliefs.
As our 21st century society evolves, computer science (CS) proves fundamental (Cotteleer & Sniderman, 2018) to our global communities’ economic growth, national security, sustainability and...
As attention in England turns to the Early Career Framework, four expert authors consider the recent progress made in advancing professional learning in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
Motivating children to learn about literature and stay motivated in class is a challenge which we have found a way to address. We found that creating e-artefacts – that is, digital artefacts...
Introducing a special issue of the BERA Blog that offers insights into a new curriculum for teacher knowledge that's fit for the 21st century.
BERA has a new Nature, Outdoor Learning and Play (NOLAP) special interest group (SIG)! It has the strategic aim of encouraging educational research into nature, outdoor learning and play across...
The World Health Organisation (2014) defines mental health as a state of wellbeing in which every individual is able to achieve their own potential and participate in daily life. One in 10...
Presenting a powerful new mechanism for encouraging play-based learning that reflects a more up-to-date and holistic view of technology use in the early years.Continue reading
School-based curriculum development (SBCD) has been advocated in order to enhance the quality of early childhood education within the context of modernisation and globalisation (Li, 2005)....Continue reading
Integrating a parenting education programme into the primary and secondary school curriculum in Nigeria
All young children tend to misbehave from time to time, which makes it necessary for parents/guardians to step in with disciplinary measures. Although the need for child discipline is broadly...Continue reading
Anthropomorphic robots are increasingly being used as a technology in early childhood settings, and they have been found to enhance social interaction (Tanaka, Cicourel & Movellan, 2007), support...Continue reading
The ability to reflect in and on practice (Schön, 1983; 1991) is an integral professional skill within the field of education. This metacognitive process develops effective practitioners and...Continue reading
As a follower of a variety of educational blogs and their Twitter accounts, I became aware of a large number of people talking about the development of cognitive load theory and the impact it...Continue reading
Independent-living skills training is a core service offered by almost every rehabilitation centre for children with cognitive disabilities. The ulti-mate goal is to help children reach a high...Continue reading