This episode of the BERA Podcast is the first from our series "Education for our planet and for our future." In this episode Kevin Smith (Cardiff University) interviews Catherine Dunn and Jack...
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Long before Covid-19 altered the way learning and teaching takes place, the subject of physical education (PE) was somewhat marginalised in the school curriculum. Within the UK, as elsewhere,...Continue reading
In this mini episode Dr Tracy Hayes (University of Cumbria) and Dr Mark Leather (Plymouth Marjon University) discuss the importance of nature, outdoor learning and play before, during and after...
Modern children are increasingly sedentary and spend an average of six hours a day in front of a screen (Barnett et al., 2018). This has a significant impact on the movement capabilities of...Continue reading
Online registration has now closed. If you want to attend this event, please email email@example.com for details of how to register. The event is being run by the Froebel Trust and is being...
The BERA Early Career Researcher Network offers a limited amount of bursaries to the value of £75 towards travel for BERA Student Members only to most of our events. This has now been extended to...
This collaborative blog was produced from discussions by attendees of the BERA Walk and Talk event held on 18 October 2019 at the Open University in Milton Keynes. The event’s aim was to...Continue reading
‘Climate emergency’ has been defined as the word of 2019 by the Oxford English Dictionary (BBC Newsround, 2019). Around the world adults and school children are realising that climate change...Continue reading
This research was borne of our shared conviction that education fit for addressing the climate crisis must move away from a vague discourse of undifferentiated responsibility and squarely pose the...Continue reading
Catherine: It’s winter. I’m in the heart of the Cairngorms on a field course for my outdoor education MSc at Edinburgh University. I’ve woken to a dusting of snow on my tent and the crunch...Continue reading
I am fortunate to serve as one of two members of the BERA Council representing BERA members in Wales. This September, my fellow council members and I joined hundreds of delegates in attending the...Continue reading