Over the past decade, self-published polemic on education topics has become widely disseminated through a burgeoning culture of social media, and has increasingly challenged the products of...Continue reading
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Synergising research in early childhood education: Creating a collaborative space between close-to-practice research and academia
Since the turn of the 21st century there has been a push for teaching to become a research-based profession in a way that is practically relevant to the classroom. The recent research report...Continue reading
Competing, complementary and missing discourses of social justice in early childhood education and care in England
Earlier this year the University of Manchester’s Institute of Education hosted the first of four events to support BERA’s research commission into competing discourses in early childhood...Continue reading
Presenting a powerful new mechanism for encouraging play-based learning that reflects a more up-to-date and holistic view of technology use in the early years.Continue reading
A new report from an expert panel convened by BERA sets out the case against the government’s proposal to use a baseline assessment test of pupils in reception to hold schools in England to...
To celebrate the launch of the BERA/TACTYC Early Childhood Research Review 2003-2017 we have a special edition of the BERA blog. Join the discussion. Influence the debate. #BERABlog
BERA has a new Nature, Outdoor Learning and Play (NOLAP) special interest group (SIG)! It has the strategic aim of encouraging educational research into nature, outdoor learning and play across...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 onsite. This one-day seminar is the second part of the BERA...
On 25th April 2019 More than a Score organised a march from Parliament Square to 10 Downing Street to hand in a petition calling for a halt to statutory tests for four-year-olds. The petition had...