BERA is funding six new small grants in 2022/23 under the title “Learning for all”. These grants support projects which examine educational provision in its widest sense that seeks to provide...
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School exclusion is a hot issue within education and there is growing concern about the numbers of exclusions and off-rolling in schools in England. In particular, a number of studies have drawn...Continue reading
Why is it that we can predict every year which types of students will have been excluded from school?
While the numbers may change, the trends are largely the same: young people from certain minority ethnic groups, those who receive free school meals, those who are care-experienced or who are...Continue reading
Research Intelligence issue 152: SOS (Save Our Staff): Protecting & enhancing staff wellbeing in education
Due to the budgetary pressures of the 2008 financial crisis the then UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced a public sector pay freeze in 2010. In 2013 the pay freeze was...Continue reading
The final manifesto from the BERA-funded research commission on environmental sustainability calls for sustainability to become a key feature of the curriculum, inspections and other...
On 24 March 2022, the British Curriculum Forum (BCF) ran the Spotlight on SEND: Curriculum Design and Practice online event. The event focused attention on research-informed curriculum design and...Continue reading
As chair of parallel session B for the BCF Spotlight on SEND event in March 2022, it was my pleasure to introduce the speakers and to field questions from the audience. In addition to the other...Continue reading
To think like a detective gives teachers both a memorable metaphor for inquiry and a compelling methodology that leads to effective inclusive teaching. Like expert detectives, expert teachers...Continue reading
Communication between teacher and pupil is vital to pupil learning in the classroom. Usually, the focus is concentrated on the development of a pupil’s communication skills and not those of the...Continue reading
On 24 March 2022, the British Curriculum Forum (BCF) ran the Spotlight on SEND: Curriculum Design and Practice online event. The event focused attention on research-informed curriculum design and...