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  • BERA Conference 2016 – Abstract reviewers needed

    1 February 2016

    Would you be willing to act as a reviewer for abstracts submitted to the BERA Annual Conference? To be involved, you will need to be available to referee abstracts online between the 8th February 2016 to the 22nd February 2016. Each reviewer will be asked to review a maximum of 10 abstracts. Details of the […]

  • Abstract submission now open for BERA Conference 2016

    27 November 2015

    BERA is please to announce that the abstract submission has now opened for the BERA Conference 2016 to be held at the University of Leeds, 13th-15th September 2016. Submit/Edit an Abstract Deadline for submission is: 31st January 2016 Types of submission accepted include: Symposia Innovation Sessions Early Career Researchers Individual Papers Share your research and […]

  • BERA Conference 2016 Features as Top Story in C&IT

    5 November 2015

    BERA Conference 2016 to be held in Leeds was recently featured as the top story in C&IT online magazine. Read more

  • Number of children classed as having special needs falling dramatically

    17 September 2015

    The number of children registered as having special educational needs is dropping sharply as schools in England respond to government policy changes and possibly, also, to pressures on their budgets, research will reveal today. Almost two thirds of staff responsible for special needs provision in schools said the number of pupils they categorised as eligible […]

  • Schools’ use of technology linked to lower pupil test scores

    17 September 2015

    Further questions about the impact of technology in the classroom are being raised today, as new research links frequent computer usage to lower test scores. A study being presented to BERA by Dr Tom Macintyre of the University of Edinburgh is the second this week to question whether education technology is being put to the […]

  • Scottish and English teenagers split on whether university should be free

    16 September 2015

    A difference of opinion between English and Scottish young people on how higher education should be funded has been captured in a study being presented to BERA today. Around three quarters of Scottish teenagers interviewed for the research said university education should be funded through general taxation, as it currently is. But in England, where […]