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  • Curriculum Journal Editors’ Choice paper prize for Volume 27 (2016):

    27 July 2017

    The Editors are delighted to announce the winner of the Editors’ Choice paper prize for Volume 27 (2016):   ‘Powerful knowledge’ curriculum theories and the case of physics  Lyn Yates & Victoria Millar Volume 27, Issue 3   Also shortlisted were:   Comparing international curriculum systems: the international instructional systems study, Brian Creese, Alvaro Gonzalez […]

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  • Opportunity: BERA Publications Manager

    27 July 2017

    OPPORTUNITY: BERA PUBLICATIONS MANAGER The British Educational Research Association (BERA) is expanding its core team and is looking for a Publications Manager to take on our expanding portfolio. This is a newly created role whereby you will play a key role providing professional support and leadership to our range of publications including four academic journals, […]

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  • Opportunity: We need two members to join our Risk Assessment and Audit Committee

    21 July 2017

    Can you help BERA plan for the future?   We are currently seeking up to two members to join our Risk Assessment and Audit Committee (RAAC). The remit is to provide oversight and advice to the Council on the effective functioning of the Association in relation to: risk management; financial processes; legal requirements and whistleblowing. […]

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  • Call for contributions Sara Delamont: A Festschrift Special Issue of Qualitative Research

    14 July 2017

    Context: Sara Delamont is an important figure in the development of social sciences in and for education, and especially in the establishment of qualitative research at Cardiff (e.g. Delamont et al, 2001). She is particularly well known for her ethnographic classroom-based work and her research on the teaching and learning of Capoeira and Savate. In […]

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  • BERA Response to the DfE consultation on Primary Assessment in England

    27 June 2017

    BERA President, Gemma Moss responded on the organisation’s behalf to the recent consultation. This was based upon our earlier submission to the Education Select Committee and our ongoing support for the More Than a Score campaign. Please see a downloaded version of our submission here. 

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  • Opportunity – writer/editor wanted for our Research Commission reports

    14 June 2017

    During 2015/6 BERA funded three Research Commissions to identify and explore topics of concern for the discipline and its research communities. The Research Commissions were asked to: identify and address issues of current importance to the study and practice of education provide an evidence base to inform the strategic direction of BERA and influence how […]

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