BERA in the news

  • From the President: BERA symposium at AERA

    30 April 2015

    This year’s invited BERA symposium at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association was another great success. This year the conference was held in Chicago. The symposium selected by BERA this time grew out of the 40th anniversary project on Respecting Children and Young People, which had also generated the publication of the […]

  • New Issue of Research Intelligence – SPRING 2015

    26 March 2015

    The latest issue of Research Intelligence looks at ‘Changing Educational Landscapes’ and features contributions from Andrew Pollard, Debra Myhill, Becky Francis, John Cater and John Leach amongst others. Also included are perspectives on the Carter Review of ITT and a look at engagement with practitioners. BERA members can access their online copies here. All members […]

  • AERA Honours Geoff Whitty

    26 February 2015

    Former BERA President, Geoff Whitty has been awarded the prestigious AERA Fellowship. AERA Fellows are selected on the basis of their notable and sustained research achievements. Fellows are nominated by their peers, selected by the AERA Fellows Committee, and approved by the AERA Council. Geoff will be inducted on Friday, April 17, during the AERA 2015 Annual Meeting in […]

  • ‘Ideology’ undermining standards in education, warn researchers

    13 February 2015

    Ian Menter, president of the British Educational Research Association and director of professional programmes at the University of Oxford, has said that a teacher education system based on ‘ideologies or prejudices’ will hinder those wanting to improve standards. He made the comments in a presentation to the Westminster Education Forum on using academic research and […]

    Read the article: Times Higher Education online, 08/02/2015, John Elmes

  • BERA at AARE 2014

    2 December 2014

    We held a successful symposia at AARE’s Conference in Brisbane this week. Led by Geoff Whitty and with contributions from Katharine Burn, Ian Menter, Diane Mayer and Jenny Gore, the session focussed on the recommendations of the BERA-RSA Teacher Education Inquiry and the challenges facing both the UK and Australia. Don’t forget if you want […]

  • BERJ Editors’ Choice Award

    5 November 2014

    The new team of BERJ editors are building on the outgoing Editorial Team’s practice of celebrating success through nominating a ‘Paper of the Year’. They have chosen to rename this award ‘Editors’ Choice’. Three papers from 2013 were nominated for the award. The BERJ 2014 Editor’s Choice Award recipients are: Ruth Lupton and Martin Thrupp, […]