In the decade before the first Covid-19 lockdown, the numbers of children deregistered from school to begin home education increased annually (ADCS, 2021). Concomitantly – as noted by Ofsted...Continue reading blog post
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Drawing on the conclusions of five research projects commissioned as part of a wider initiative, BERA has published a statement on the position of education as an academic discipline. Celebrating...
Research Intelligence issue 156: Intersectionality: Teaching & learning in UK schools
BERA launched the Education: The State of the Discipline initiative in 2019 to offer a comprehensive account of the state of education as an academic discipline, as a field of practice, and as a...
An analysis of data from the Research Excellence Framework
The BERA Educational Research Book of the Year award celebrates the publication of educational research and is awarded to a scholarly book on education deemed to be high quality, engaging and...
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns that the pace and scale of current action to limit global warming is inadequate – but that urgent climate action can secure a liveable...Continue reading blog post
Young professionals as development agents: Change makers in education (CMIE) programme for doing development differently
To realise the goals of achieving Sustainable Development Goal number four (that is, the importance of quality education for all) different participatory development approaches (Cornwall, 2011)...Continue reading blog post
The traditional narrative of urban–rural educational disadvantage is that urban pupils do less well in the English exam system. Decontextualised data (as exemplified in table 1 across different...Continue reading blog post
‘SEN Co’ or ‘SEN Do’? The future of special educational needs co-ordination without postgraduate study
Over the past 40 years the role and identity of the special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCo) in England has changed significantly from the remedial teacher pre 1980s to specialist teacher...Continue reading blog post
Funding Announced: BERA Small Grants Fund 2023/2024: Education in a digital age: Perspectives from policy and practice
Through our Small Grants Fund, BERA awards funding annually to research on a different, pressing theme each year, with the intention that each project will: make important contributions to the...
This project aims to provide a clear, comprehensive account of the state of education as an academic discipline in universities; as a field of practice; and as a significant and central element of...