The lower educational attainment of looked after children compared with their peers not in care has long been the subject of interest and research. The dominant position is that the reason behind...Continue reading blog post
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France and the UK have typically taken divergent approaches to the schooling of the children of immigrants, and to migrant incorporation in general. My master’s dissertation found that these two...Continue reading blog post
BERA has identified close-to-practice research as an area of interest for the Association, and many BERA members are also committed to such work in the context of teacher education and...
The UK education systems are involved in massive reform programmes. These developments open up new opportunities for researchers to contribute to and learn from the changes that are going on. Yet,...Continue reading blog post
Research Intelligence Issue 134: Emerging Research Agendas: Conclusions from BERA's Research Intelligence: Featuring: Poverty and Policy Advocacy Teacher and Medical Education STEAM
Statistics released last week show that almost half of all young people in the UK enter higher education. But some groups are still far more likely to go on to university than others. Whereas...Continue reading blog post
Evidence-informed practice in classrooms (EPiC practice) is a growing issue for teachers in schools and interestingly a Google search on the topic gives a million and a half returns. Over recent...Continue reading blog post
With multicultural classrooms currently forming the norm in most Western World societies, teacher training departments are constantly challenged to produce multiculturally competent educators...Continue reading blog post
Developing an ethics framework for school based research in the context of a large academy secondary school
Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre is a Secondary School Academy in rural Kent. I have been working as a Teacher Researcher at Homewood since 2014, and during that time I have produced a...Continue reading blog post
South West Symposium: Dr. Tingting Yuan, Dr. Graham Downs, & Dr. Lindsay Homer, Bath Spa University This event is now fully booked, however there are still bursary places...