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Dominic Wyse, Professor

Professor of Early Childhood & Primary Education at IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society

Dominic has made a leading contribution to research on curriculum and pedagogy, including national curricula, for more than 25 years. He has led multiple research projects and has published many books and research papers. Dominic’s main research is on effective teaching of reading and writing. His book ‘The Balancing Act: An Evidence-Based Approach to Teaching Phonics, Reading and Writing’ (co-authored with Charlotte Hacking. Routledge Publishing), and their research paper, advanced ‘The Double Helix of Reading and Writing’, a new theory and model for teaching.

Dominic was president of BERA from 2019 to 2022. He has made a significant contribution to research on education as an academic discipline in universities, including the vital place of teacher education and ‘close-to-practice research’. As President then Vice-President he led the BERA ‘Education: The State of the Discipline’ initiative which consisted of five research projects undertaken by different teams of researchers.

Dominic Wyse's contributions

Education: The State of the Discipline

Since 2020, BERA has been running a large-scale initiative that aims to provide a clear, comprehensive account of the state of education as an academic discipline in universities; as a field of...

Past event26 Jun 2023In Person

Ethics and Practitioner Research

While BERA guidelines for ethical research do exist, it is acknowledged that the application of the guidelines is not always simple and straightforward. This event is an opportunity to discuss how...

Video20 Apr 2023

Ethics and Practitioner Research

While BERA guidelines for ethical research do exist, it is acknowledged that the application of the guidelines is not always simple and straightforward. This event was an opportunity to discuss...

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Past event20 Apr 2023Virtual

Spring 2023

Research Intelligence issue 154: Education: The State of the Discipline

RI 154 front cover

Research Intelligence10 Mar 2023

BERA update and AGM 2022

BERA Members only - you will need to be logged in to see the register button The 47th BERA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held virtually, via the BERA website, on Tuesday 15th November...

Past event15 Nov 2022Virtual

BERA update and AGM 2022

The 47th BERA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held virtually, via the BERA website, on Tuesday 15th November 2022, 4:00pm-5:00pm. All members are invited to attend and registration is...

Video15 Nov 2022