A number of BERA events between 2020 and 2022 enabled researchers to come together from a range of different education settings (primary, secondary, tertiary and higher education). These events...
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Widening participation in higher education (HE) among underrepresented social groups has been a focus of successive UK governments since the 1960s. But is this actually being achieved? Delivering...Continue reading blog post
An example of students’ negativity to mathematics, according to Swan (2004, p. 2), was a question asked of four students aged nine and their teacher, ‘if Mathematics were a food, what would it...Continue reading blog post
Research Intelligence issue 153: Off the cutting room floor: Learning from research when things do not go as planned
Student researcher groups are small groups of secondary school and A-level college students, aged 13 to 18, who evaluate outreach activities – such as motivational speakers, study skills...Continue reading blog post
This special issue focuses on the experiences of educators and students returning to the classroom post-lockdown. We have included contributions from lecturers, students and academics to capture a...Continue reading blog post
The Covid-19 pandemic heralded a host of unexpected challenges and rapid changes for learners and educators worldwide and, more than two years on, continues to have a major influence on key...Continue reading blog post
It is important to mark the Covid-19 lockdown as a significant transition which educators and students experienced. We all, to varying degrees, experienced a range of social, cultural and...
The stresses and strains affecting the mental health and wellbeing of those working in education settings are well documented and were evident long before Covid-19 was placed into the mix (Kidger...Continue reading blog post
A proposed special issue of the British Educational Research Journal