BERA in the news

  • ‘Teacher Education – what next?

    12 June 2015

    BERA held a successful event on ‘Teacher Education – what next?’ on 11th June 2015. Hosted and introduced by Lord Puttnam, a packed room heard BERA President Ian Menter introduce the issue and draw from the final report of the BERA-RSA Inquiry into Research and Education. Our panel of speakers then responded and set out […]

  • BERA Event Featured in Times Higher Education

    28 May 2015

    The Education, Extremism and Criticality conference, organised by the BERA Religious and Moral Education SIG in partnership with the Centre for Research and Evaluation in Muslim Education (CREME) at the UCL Institute of Education and Middlesex University was recently featured in Times Higher Education in an article written by Matthew Reisz. The Education, Extremism and Criticality conference […]

  • 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