BERA has submitted its response to the current UKRI consultation on its proposed open access (OA) policy. The full response can be found below. As with previous open access interventions, BERA...
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The pandemic that has gripped the UK has meant that uncertainty becoming central to our way of life. With borders closed, migration curtailed and social distancing policies in place, this...Continue reading
James Derounian of the Association of National Teaching Fellows offers tips on delivering quality distance-learning for quarantined students.Continue reading
If we assume that necessity really is the mother of invention, then the problems of delivery that arose when the Covid-19 virus crisis hit UK higher education represented a golden opportunity for...Continue reading
The British government’s introduction of degree apprenticeships (DAs) in 2015 marked a turning point in the delivery of both higher and vocational education in England. When announcing the...Continue reading
In large lectures, it is quite hard to involve and engage students, and if the teacher poses questions during the lecture, many students will refrain from raising their hands out of fear of being...Continue reading
Ensuring students achieve, thrive and survive their educational journeys: Using creative ways to support learning and resilience
The context for this work is complex – all students are faced with academic stressors, which can be further compounded by factors including separation from their support networks and...Continue reading
Mental health and wellbeing in doctoral students from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds
There is a large body of evidence for the poor mental health of both undergraduate and postgraduate students in higher education settings (Peluso, Carleton, & Gordon, 2011), leading to the Higher...Continue reading
In the 21st century, working in a university is a demanding and complex job. The expectations of academic staff are numerous. We are required to publish world-leading research outputs, and our...Continue reading
BERA acknowledges that many of our members are currently engaging in further industrial action organised by the University and College Union (UCU). We express solidarity with those taking part in...
Tender: A literature review to understand the structures and processes that influence research activities in the UK
One strand of BERA’s work historically has been a role in charting the state of educational research in the UK. For example, the BERA Observatory (Oancea and Mills, 2015) which was an initiative...
With increasing attention on blended and mobile learning alongside an ever-increasing attempt to measure engagement means that we are constantly looking for ways or tools to help students achieve....Continue reading