On 20th March 2015, an article published by the Independent (Garner, 2015) claimed that Finnish schools had scrapped school subjects and replaced them with topics. Ever since then Finland has been...Continue reading
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My understanding of the uncharted terrain that ensued from January 2020 in China and March 2020 the world over is that human in-person mobility and interaction outside homes has been completely...Continue reading
International student mobility has been increasingly affected by politics, culture, economics, natural disasters and public health. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic this year, we have witnessed the...Continue reading
Prioritising micro-level experiences of schooling: A policy prospect for addressing inequality in basic education access?
Ghanaian and Sub-Saharan African (SSA) governments are successfully implementing universal policy solutions to expand basic-school opportunities for children. Yet, a vital component of the basic...Continue reading
In Latin America (LATAM), socioeconomic inequality and lack of resources shape the context of educational institutions in particular ways. Programme quality and dropout rates preoccupy...Continue reading
The structural inequalities faced by Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities have been deepened by a decade of austerity. We are in the midst of a global pandemic and, following yet further...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
This special series of the BERA Blog addresses the BlackLivesMatter movement and questions of racial justice in both the UK and beyond, as we celebrate Black History Month amid deepening...
Cultural capital in non-White majority schools: A critical exploration of cultural ethos and pedagogy
Embodied cultural capital includes the artistic, religious, social and historical inheritance of non-White students. Cultural pedagogy and ethos is defined as the institution’s ‘official’...Continue reading
Maths at the kitchen table: Capturing teacher and family voices on online teaching and learning in Covid-19 times
The Covid-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on everyday life across the world. In January 2020, we could not have imagined that in just a few months as many as 138 countries would...Continue reading
Multimodal learning analytics: A promising avenue to measure cognitive load during online complex problem solving?
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, online learning in higher education is gaining in popularity more than ever. Since online learning is so prevalent, it is important that online courses offer learning...Continue reading