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BERA announces 2023 BERA Educational Research Book of the Year Shortlist

The BERA Educational Research Book of the Year award celebrates the publication of educational research and is awarded to a scholarly book on education deemed to be high quality, engaging and innovative.

After careful consideration of a large quantity of exceptional submissions, the BERA  expert panel has diligently curated a shortlist that exemplifies scholarly excellence, innovation, and impact. These exceptional books delve into an array of educational topics, shedding light on critical issues, and offering fresh perspectives to shape the future of education.

We are delighted to announce that the 2023 shortlist is:

Making Schools Better for Disadvantaged Students
Stephen Gorard, Beng Huat See and Nadia Siddiqui

Disability in Higher Education: Investigating Identity, Stigma and Disclosure amongst Academics
Gayle Brewer
Open University Press

Sustainability Education: A Classroom Guide
Stephen Scoffham & Steve Rawlinson
Bloomsbury Publishing

The BERA Educational Research Book of the Year Award not only celebrates the authors’  efforts but also aims to inspire educators, researchers, policymakers, and enthusiasts to engage with these works. As we celebrate the shortlist, we look forward to the final phase of the judging process, where our panel will evaluate each book’s contributions before announcing the winner.

The winner of the BERA Educational Research Book of the Year Award will be revealed at the BERA Awards Ceremony on 8 November. BERA members can register to attend for free below.