This symposium built upon BERA’s research commission, Competing Discourses of Early Childhood Education and Care, and critically explored why and how early childhood education and care (ECEC)...Continue reading
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Data has become an increasingly important aspect of all our lives. Huge quantities of data are collected about us and used in increasingly complex ways to impact on our lives. An advertisement for...Continue reading
Online registration has now closed. If you want to attend this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details of how to register onsite. This one-day seminar is the third in a series of...
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
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...