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Dominic Wyse, Professor

Professor of Early Childhood & Primary Education, Founding Director Helen Hamlyn Centre for Pedagogy (0-11 Years) at IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society

Dominic Wyse is a professor of early childhood and primary education at the Institute of Education, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society. He is founding director of the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Pedagogy (0-11 Years), a research centre devoted to improving young children’s education. Dominic was president of the British Educational Research Association (BERA) from 2019 to 2022, and is currently vice-president.

The main focus of Dominic’s research is curriculum and pedagogy which includes a sustained contribution to knowledge about teaching writing, reading and creativity. Dominic has extensive experience of working at the interface of research, policy and practice, particularly in relation to his work on national curricula but also including his work on education as an academic discipline. Dominic’s research on reading, writing and curriculum has attracted widespread media attention. His current research projects include Children’s Agency in the National Curriculum (CHANT, funded by the Leverhulme Trust).

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 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 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 2023

Spring 2023

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

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Research Intelligence10 Mar 2023

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

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 2022