While artificial intelligence (AI), as an academic discipline, has been with us since the 1950s, knowledge of AI’s impact on formal education and all its stakeholders is in its infancy. To plug...
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The BERA Educational Research Book of the Year award celebrates the publication of educational research and is awarded to a scholarly book on education deemed to be high quality, engaging and...
Teaching generalist primary teachers to teach classroom music
Funding Announced: BERA Small Grants Fund 2023/2024: Education in a digital age: Perspectives from policy and practice
Through our Small Grants Fund, BERA awards funding annually to research on a different, pressing theme each year, with the intention that each project will: make important contributions to the...
Research Intelligence issue 155: Practitioner research: Development, collaboration & dissemination
This award celebrates the publication of educational research and is awarded to a scholarly book on education deemed to be high quality, engaging and innovative.
The field of early childhood education (ECE) has seen a rise in the use of programmable robotics to introduce coding, computational thinking (CT), and sequencing ability to young learners. While...Continue reading blog post
In the last three decades, digital technologies have become an integral part of our lives, societies and education systems worldwide. The Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns since early...
In July 2022, we published a BERA report on ethnicity and the early years (EY) workforce in maintained nursery schools in England (Sakr et al., 2022). We offered quantitative research based on a...Continue reading blog post
The Early Childhood Studies Degrees Network advocates for a graduate-led workforce that is competent in leadership and in promoting social justice. The recently revised QAA sector benchmark for...Continue reading blog post
Being a young and highly educated woman: My positionality in doing qualitative educational research in China
This blog post provides two examples of how my researcher positionality intersects with those of participants, and challenges traditional stereotyped expectations of power relations in Chinese...Continue reading blog post
A balloon depicting President Donald Trump in the guise of a baby was inflated in Parliament Square in London on 13 July 2018. As the central image of the street protests during Trump’s visit to...Continue reading blog post