A series of blogs that explore how new initiatives in a number of countries are developing and delivering education for sustainable development, from the early years to higher education.
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Social-emotional competences: Conceptualisation, childhood inequalities and predictive value for socioeconomic attainment in adulthood
The development of social and emotional competences is increasingly being recognised as essential for children’s adaptive development in school as well as in other settings and later life (OECD,...Continue reading
Online registration for this event has now closed, to register please email email@example.com Link to event recording #BERA_PresRT @BERANews Lead: Iram Siraj OBE, Professor of Child...
In December 2020, the Westminster government promised to set up an expert group to consider solutions to the huge variability of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on pupils’ educational...Continue reading
The evidence is clear that motivated, knowledgeable and experienced staff are key to supporting children’s development in early years settings (see for example Melhuish, Ereky-Stevens, &...Continue reading
What ‘building back better’ really means for our children: Anne Longfield’s final speech as the children’s commissioner for England
On February 17 2021, Anne Longfield OBE gave her final speech as the children’s commissioner for England. Her words were a clarion cry for the UK’s children, who for the past 12 months have...Continue reading
BERA Bites, issue 6: Researching education & mental health: From ‘Where are we now?’ to ‘What next?’
The mental health and wellbeing of learners and teaching staff rank among some of the most pressing issues facing education in the coming decade. Even before the Covid-19 crisis hit, there was...
Degree-qualified practitioners contribute to the quality of early years education and improve children’s outcomes. However, little is known about the content and structure of early years...Continue reading
Learning to read is perhaps the most important thing we learn to do. There is significant evidence that being a reader impacts on future social, emotional, economic and academic success. A failure...Continue reading
Supporting quiet, shy or anxious Black, Asian and minority ethnic children with English as an additional language in the early years
Many articles that have been written in relation to the Black Lives Matter agenda, state that education is key to improving Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) children’s life chances...Continue reading