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  • New blog challenges the evidence on the government’s new baseline test in reception

    4 May 2018

    In a new article on the BERA Blog, the members of BERA’s expert panel convened to consider the viability of the baseline assessment for school accountability urge the government to think again: their current proposals are ‘not fit for purpose’ and threaten to become a wasteful and pointless exercise.  Read the blog in full here. The […]

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  • 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 thesis Surgeon Education, Engaging with the Immanence of Events Of Practice: An Exploration of the Ontological […]

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  • 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 strength of the feeling reflected in the outcome of the ballot […]

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  • 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 BERA Blog’s mission is to provide […]

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  • BERA President 2019-2021

    13 February 2018

    We are pleased to announce that Professor Dominic Wyse, UCL-Institute of Education has been elected unopposed to the position of Vice President, President Elect 2019-2021. Dominic will take up this role at the AGM in September and then take over as BERA President the following year.   Dominic brings a wealth of experience to the role. […]

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  • Did you submit an abstract to BERA 2018? Have you applied for a bursary?

    5 February 2018

    Thank you to everyone who has submitting an abstract for the BERA conference. We have received a phenomenal amount of submissions. Don’t forget you can also apply for a bursary. The deadline for all bursaries is the 26th February 2018. BERA Student Bursaries (Full and Part time students) Successful bursary applicants will be awarded a […]

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