BERA in the news

  • Press Release – British Empire study “prevalent in most schools”

    13 September 2016

    The death of teaching of the British Empire in English schools has been greatly exaggerated. And, contrary to occasional assertions by politicians, children are not being given a negative account of the subject. However, teaching of the topic often stops short of covering the decline of the empire in the twentieth century, and time constraints […]

  • Press Release – Big difference between pupil and teacher perceptions of teaching revealed

    13 September 2016

    Fewer than half of young secondary school pupils think their views are taken seriously by those educating them, a major new study has found. Perhaps unsurprisingly, almost all of their teachers disagree. These are central findings of a survey of 12- and 13-year-olds and their teachers at schools in Wales, analysed by Dr Kevin Smith […]

  • Virtual Special Issue – The Curriculum Journal

    27 June 2016

    In the first section of this virtual special issue the articles focus on Assessment, and in the second they are the Most Popular from 2015 Read More

  • BERA Council Member on BBC Big Questions

    10 June 2016

      BERA is delighted to report that BERA Council Member Dr Nicola Rollock was on BBC Big Questions earlier this week discussing the motion: “Are white working class boys discriminated against?”   Dr Nicola Rollock argued against the motion, insisting that while there were serious issues affecting the social mobility of white working class boys, […]

  • Successful SIG Convenor Away Day

    13 May 2016

    Last week the BERA office hosted the bi-annual SIG Convenor Away Day. This day is used to facilitate strong relationships between SIG Convenors and the BERA office and is an opportunity for SIGS to feed back information to the office on events, conference programming and other activities. The day was well attended with over 40 […]

  • BERA at the Telegraph Festival of Education

    5 May 2016

    BERA is pleased to announce Dominic Wyse will be speaking at the 2016 Telegraph Festival of Education. The Telegraph Festival of Education brings together the very best of education’s most forward thinking advocates, practitioners of change and policy makers. This two day festival has become a leading forum for thought leadership, CPD and debate in the […]