The Prevent duty (2009, 2011, 2015) is a statutory requirement upon all educational professionals to have due regard to prevent individuals being drawn into terrorism. Criticisms of the Prevent...Continue reading
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The Labour party’s proposal for creating a National Education Service could, if they come to power, fulfil a long-felt need for bringing together and supporting the disparate parts of today’s...Continue reading
The under-achievement of white working class boys in England is well documented. They are the lowest academic achievers at the age of 16 for any socio-economic class grouping (Sutton Trust, 2016),...Continue reading
The properly organised tuition of foreign languages and its contribution to the development of general literacy
‘It is not possible to train truly literate individuals (in the broadest sense), in whatever specialism they may pursue, by any means other than the properly organised teaching of foreign...Continue reading
The lower educational attainment of looked after children compared with their peers not in care has long been the subject of interest and research. The dominant position is that the reason behind...Continue reading
France and the UK have typically taken divergent approaches to the schooling of the children of immigrants, and to migrant incorporation in general. My master’s dissertation found that these two...Continue reading
The UK education systems are involved in massive reform programmes. These developments open up new opportunities for researchers to contribute to and learn from the changes that are going on. Yet,...Continue reading
BERA has identified close-to-practice research as an area of interest for the Association, and many BERA members are also committed to such work in the context of teacher education and...
Statistics released last week show that almost half of all young people in the UK enter higher education. But some groups are still far more likely to go on to university than others. Whereas...Continue reading
Examining the representation of fundamental British values: What are the most prominent images used for display boards in the primary school?
It is observable that display boards are being applied widely by primary schools as visual representations for learning about the stated fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law,...Continue reading