This series celebrates our one-thousandth BERA Blog post by republishing some of our favourites from among the posts that have proven most popular since the blog began in 2015. The collection both...
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The issue of ‘violence-based inequality’ is a philosophical one that translates into more practical issues. In using this term, I borrow from Judith Butler’s The Force of Non-Violence (2020)...Continue reading
The Chinese language classroom as a pedagogic emancipatory space: Cultural capital in multilingual Australia
Languages education plays a central role in constructing hegemony and boundaries, while also being commodified as a technical skill with symbolic added value in the globalised new economy (Heller...Continue reading
International perspectives on the curriculum Implications for teachers & schools Research Intelligence issue 148 The internationalisation of curriculum, and the effects of globalisation and...
The past year and the pivot to online learning has highlighted and exacerbated inequities in education systems around the world. It is more apparent than ever that our schools must do better at...Continue reading
Exploring how teachers collected and used data to make decisions about their practice while working in uncertain, rapidly changing conditions during lockdown and school closures, this report...
School closures implemented during the pandemic to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 meant that parents had to take on home-schooling and extra childcare responsibilities. These responsibilities...Continue reading
SENCOs, crisis planning in schools and the international problem of ‘off rolling’ or ‘grey exclusions’
In a newly published study (Done & Knowler, 2021a) we investigated the strategic leadership role of special educational needs coordinators (SENCOs) in planning for Covid-19 with particular...Continue reading
Guests in someone else’s house? Sense of belonging among ethnic minority students in a Hong Kong university
An interest in students’ sense of belonging to their universities or colleges has been gathering momentum in research on student persistence at their chosen institution (Hausmann et al., 2007;...Continue reading
A quality physical education (QPE) programme is unlike the stereotypes of a ‘gym’ class often seen in popular culture. So, what should a QPE programme look like? QPE includes well-planned...Continue reading
According to Unicef, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced the closure of around 1.5 million schools in India and affected 247 million children. One of the hardest-hit regions is Kashmir, where young...Continue reading