BERA in the news

  • Are you an Educational Researcher living or working in Wales?

    24 November 2016

    Following discussions in recent months and a successful conversation during the conference in Leeds, BERA is now undertaking a short survey to explore how we might support educational research in Wales. Please follow the link to complete the survey and help shape BERA’s work in Wales in the future. If you want to complete the […]

  • BERA at the 2016 AARE Annual Conference:

    22 November 2016

      BERA is pleased to have 3 symposiums at the 2016 AARE Annual Conference: British Educational Research Association AARE Symposium- Learning Across the Professions: exploring the potential for transformation through inter-professional collaboration across the teacher education and medical education communities Thursday 1 December Hans Ebeling Room, Members Stand Chair: Vivienne Marie Baumfield Discussant: Jane Stewart […]

  • Renew Your BERA Membership!

    19 October 2016

    Did you know? BERA Members can now… Login to the Member Portal Members now have a custom area online to view subscriptions and book onto one of our national events. Visit www.bera.ac.uk/login View Publications Online You can now view the BERA and BERJ libraries on your ipad, tablet, smart phone or desktop computer as well […]

  • Abstract submission now open for BERA Conference 2017

    18 October 2016

    BERA is please to announce that the abstract submission has now opened for the BERA Conference 2017 to be held at the University of Sussex, 5th-7th September 2017. Submit/Edit an abstract Deadline for submission is: 31st January 2017 Types of submission accepted include: Symposia Innovation Sessions Early Career Researchers Individual Papers Share your research and […]

  • Press Release – Vast differences in take-up of private tuition revealed

    15 September 2016

    Primary school children in London are more than eight times as likely to have received private tuition as their counterparts in Scotland, research being presented to BERA today has revealed. Some 43 per cent of 11-year-olds in the capital receive the out-of-school help with their studies, compared with only five per cent in Scotland. Within […]

  • Press Release – Children “can pass phonics test without extensive phonic knowledge”

    15 September 2016

    The government’s assessment of early reading, taken by hundreds of thousands of five- and six-year-olds in England every year, is not testing what it is supposed to test, research has concluded. The phonics screening check, introduced by the coalition in 2012, is failing to assess the full range of phonic knowledge which the government-designed national […]