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Testing children gives a poor measure of ability

19 June 2018

The BERA Expert Panel on Assessment are in the process of finalising their report on the validity and utility of the proposed reception baseline assessment in England.  Members of the panel had a letter published in The Guardian this week setting out some of their concerns. This follows on...Read More

New Editors for the Curriculum Journal

15 June 2018

We are delighted to announce that after a very competitive process we have appointed a new team to take over the Curriculum Journal from January 2019. The lead editors will be Professor Mark Priestley (University of Stirling) and Dr Stavroula Philippou (University of Cyprus).
They will be...Read More

2018 Award Winners

6 April 2018

The BERA Engagement Committee is delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 Doctoral Thesis and Masters Dissertation Awards.   doctoral thesis award The 2018 Winner of the BERA Doctoral Thesis Award is Arunthathi Mahendran(Goldsmiths’ College, University of London) for her...Read More

BERA Statement on UCU Industrial Action

2 March 2018

Nick Johnson, Executive Director, says: “BERA is aware that many of our members, as UCU members that participate in the USS (Universities Superannuation Scheme), have been taking industrial action in defence of their pension scheme. BERA is sympathetic to those colleagues and notes the...Read More

New animation celebrates the BERA Blog

2 March 2018

In a new animation launched today, BERA takes stock of the success of the BERA Blog since its launch in 2015, and invites all members of the education community across the globe, whatever their interests and perspectives, to join the conversation – both as readers and writers.  The...Read More