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Practitioner Research Highlights at Twilight

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This event acts as an opportunity for the Practitioner Research SIG to meet and hear about the latest work being undertaken by practitioners in an encouraging and supportive environment. We are looking for presentations that cover one or more of the following four themes, which were highlighted as deserving of more attention by members at the SIG AGM. Please submit your 250-word abstract including the theme in your title. The deadline for submission was 8th October 2021.

Themes:

  1. Ethics in Action
    How have you used BERA’s ethical guidelines in your own research? What are the key ethical challenges you have faced as a practitioner researcher and how were these overcome?
  2. Methodology in Action
    We invite you to share your own experiences of using or developing methodologies in your work as a practitioner researcher.
  3. Reconciling Practice and Research in Education
    Why is it so difficult to translate educational research into practice? What barriers exist between academic research and educational practice? Help us explore these issues by sharing your own perspectives or experiences. This could be an example of best practice, or a discussion of the specific challenges faced by practitioners working in education.
  4. Examples of Innovative Dissemination of Research in Education
    We invite you to share your research with us in a novel or innovative format. Your work might address the themes above or be related to a different topic.
    Please submit your 250-word abstract summarising how your presentation will address one or more of the themes above.

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Chairs

Claire Tyson, Dr

Teacher Researcher at Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre

Claire Tyson is a teacher researcher based at Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, where she combines teaching science with her research post.  Her PhD was obtained by studying part time with Queen Mary, University of London in Clinical...

Emma Taylor

Teacher of Geography and Research Fellow, PhD student (Sociology) at London School of Economics and Political Science

Emma Taylor has over 12 years of experience teaching Geography to secondary school students in London. Alongside teaching, she has recently undertaken the role of Research Lead at the school in which she currently works. Her research role...

Speakers

Melanie Beckett, Dr

Staffordshire Uni & A level Lecturer at NSCG Colleges Group

Melanie Beckett is a PhD student interested in students experience of the transition between FE and HE. Teaches 'A' level English language and literature at NSCG.

Javeria Khadija Shah, Dr

Programme Leader, Learning Development, and Inclusion at University of London

Javeria is a cultural sociologist and interdisciplinary scholar with expertise in policy, media education, sociology, and the visual arts. She specialises in person-centred research that interrogates and re-conceptualises societal positioning(s)...

Robin Hardman

Head of Politics at Hampton School

Robin Hardman is Head of Politics at Hampton School in south-west London. He became a teacher straight after finishing his undergraduate degree in Politics at Durham University, and more recently completed an MA in Education with King’s College...

Cecilia Astolfi

Chartered Teacher and Physics Specialist

Cecilia is a UK-based Chartered Teacher and a Physics specialist. They have carried out practitioner research projects and supported colleagues with theirs, contributing to the publication Impact and Global EdTech. Cecilia is a union...

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