The BERA Blog editors are pleased to announce the launch of a new series of publications: BERA Bites, edited collections of selected articles on key topics in education published on the BERA Blog....Continue reading
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On 4 July 2018, the British Educational Research Association (BERA) expert panel on assessment published the report A baseline without basis (Goldstein et al 2018), in response to the Department...Continue reading
If you would like to view this in Welsh, please click here. The education system in Wales is currently on an ambitious and innovative reform journey and research and evidence informed practices...
Following the recent call for proposals, we are delighted to announce the first award for a Research Commission to run in 2019. Competing Discourses of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC):...
Closing the gap in access to free ‘universal’ early education: What affects participation among low-income families?
For over a decade, all children in England have been entitled to free government-funded early education and care from the term after they turn three. One of the aims of this policy is to close the...Continue reading
External provision is developing as a trend in schools worldwide, and physical education is no exception to this trend – see for instance New Zealand (Dyson et al 2016), the UK (Griggs 2010,...Continue reading
It is known that, over recent decades, societies around the world have witnessed drastic transformations that have affected various facets of people’s lives. These changes have created...Continue reading
In a new article on the BERA Blog, the members of BERA’s expert panel convened to consider the viability of the baseline assessment for school accountability urge the government to think again:...
In this blog, the authors of the BERA report A baseline without basis: The validity and utility of the proposed reception baseline assessment in England preview the findings of their research....Continue reading
The BERA special interest group (SIG) for higher education (HE) recently held a very successful themed seminar for BERA members on 16 March at Birmingham City University. There was a full...Continue reading