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The Future of Educational Research in Wales

27 March 2019

This report, published by BERA in partnership with the Welsh Government, presents the proceedings of and lessons from the Future of Educational Research in Wales conference. Held in Cardiff on 14 November 2018, this hugely successful event provided a platform for teachers, researchers and...Read More

BERA Bites, issue 3: Innovative methods for educational research

14 February 2019

The BERA Bites series presents selected articles from the BERA Blog on key topics in education, presented in an easily printable and digestible format to serve as teaching and learning resources for students and professionals in education. Each collection features an introduction by editors with...Read More

Read the editorial from issue #139: ‘Re-examining the curriculum’

8 February 2019

As the convenors for the BERA special interest group on Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy, we have developed this themed issue to re-examine the curriculum from varied perspectives. Although the curriculum is central to what happens in schools, questioning what and who it is for and how it is...Read More


7 February 2019

Research Intelligence issue 138: Re-examining the curriculum This special issue – guest edited by Ruth Dann and Chris Hanley, convenors of BERA's Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy Special Interest Group (SIG) – re-evaluates the curriculum from a variety of perspectives, asking...Read More

BERA Statement on Close-to-Practice Research

20 November 2018

BERA offers this statement to serve as a shared reference-point for high quality research, conducted within diverse research traditions, that shares the central aim of making a contribution to educational practice. In it, we define high-quality close-to-practice research as...Read More


16 November 2018

Research Intelligence issue 137: Quality in close-to-practice research In this special issue, some of the leading figures in close-to-practice research address the relationship between research and practice – seen by some as a defining feature of education as a discipline. While research that...Read More