This SIG provides a forum for critical discussion of research methodology in education and for dialogue about innovation. Its interests are in all aspects of research methodology in education,...
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Education and democracy
Our comparative research project considered the challenges encountered when engaging low-income families in education research in the UK and China. In this blog post we highlight the context,...Continue reading blog post
This Research Methodology in Education SIG meeting was held to network with colleagues, learn about the activities of the SIG and plans for 2024 and onwards. This meeting was hosted online, with...
Personality-sensitive pedagogies: A mixed-methods study of small-group interactions among 9–10-year-olds
This pilot study sought to identify relationships between primary pupils’ personality profiles and their patterns of interaction during small group collaboration. In UK classrooms, pupils often...Continue reading blog post
The incoming editors of the British Educational Research Journal (BERJ) intend to publish a number of special issues during their tenure, which commences in January 2024. They are therefore...
Asking research participants ‘How did you come to be leading antiracism work across your school – were you pushed or did you jump?’ elicited varied responses, with most citing one event as a...Continue reading blog post
Our blog post reports on a systematic scoping review that addresses the influence of positive psychology on second and foreign language acquisition and learning. Emotions significantly impact...Continue reading blog post
Hattie and Timperley (2007) distinguish four levels of feedback messages that address different aspects of students’ learning: task, process, self-regulation and self. This blog post outlines...Continue reading blog post
Although it has always been significant, the question of what we are educating for is now particularly important. There is growing consensus that the educational challenges we face require...
Educators are well versed in reflective practice when it comes to pedagogy but less so when it comes to documenting research (Moon, 1999). Kelly proposes that the journal can be ‘an anchor,...Continue reading blog post