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

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

  • Opportunity – Director of the Centre for Education Improvement Science

    The UCL Institute of Education is launching a flagship research centre – the Centre for Education Improvement Science – to lead path-breaking research on educational system improvement. It is currently recruiting a director for the centre, and you can find further details here [http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BBR003/professor-and-director-of-centre-for-education-improvement-science/]. This is an exciting opportunity to direct a centre tasked with […]

  • Call for Research Participants – The Research Base

    The Royal Society and British Academy have commissioned The Research Base to organise a series of focus groups across the UK in May and early June 2017. This research will contribute to evidence being gathered by the two organisations as they examine how best to create the conditions that will allow high quality research to […]

  • New Editors wanted for BERJ

    BERA is looking for a new team of editors to take on the editorship of the British Educational Research Journal (BERJ). BERJ is an international peer reviewed journal publishing papers of interest to researchers in education, practitioners and policy-makers and is a major focal point for the publication of educational research from across the globe. The […]

  • Call for applications to serve on the British Journal of Sociology of Education Editorial Board

      The British Journal of Sociology of Education is a well-known and highly regarded international journal which both reflects and helps to define an important field of activity.  The Executive Editors of the Journal wish to expand the wider Editorial Board by up to 10 members. We are especially keen to further strengthen Board capacity […]