This post explores the need for professional learning development to reduce teacher maths anxiety, and follows up on a recentContinue reading
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This autumn we have launched a new series of the BERA podcast. Over the next few weeks we will continue to feature emerging research which connects to policy and practice. Already we have...
Manifesto for Education for Environmental Sustainability (EfES) published by BERA Research Commission
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...
This series celebrates our one-thousandth BERA Blog post by republishing some of our favourites from among the posts that have proven most popular since the blog began in 2015. The collection both...
Considering teacher wellbeing and commitment to teaching in the event of a ‘firebreak’ lockdown this autumn
There are reports that an October lockdown might be used as a ‘firebreak’ if cases of the Covid-19 virus rise too high with the return of schools and universities (Mason & Davis, 2021). As...Continue reading
We are delighted to announce new funding looking at aspects of race and ethnicity across the education sector. There are five recipients of the new round of small grant funding: Melissa Jogie...
As the school year in England begins once again against an evolving Covid-19 backdrop, we ask what this latest set of circumstances means for issues of inclusion, including which students will...Continue reading
This blog reflects on a study recently published in Review of Education that investigated teachers' perspectives on supporting bereaved children in British primary schools (Abraham-Steele &...Continue reading
Why do some stories resonate with readers more than others? It is probably because they minimise the distance between the reader and the story character. The classic reader-response theory...Continue reading
The peaks and troughs of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to impact on almost every aspect of our daily lives, and initial teacher education (ITE) is by no means an exception. Reflecting on changes...Continue reading