In this blog I will be arguing that it would be extremely beneficial for many schools to engage in community curriculum making (CCM) whereby some of the curriculum is developed with community...Continue reading
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Many are sceptical about the impact of MOOCs on the higher education landscape while others argue that we need to wait before we evaluate the experiment. Regardless of which side of the...Continue reading
In the United Kingdom, it is widely documented both in academic circles and in the popular press that white working-class children consistently underperform at school and are less likely to attend...Continue reading
It might seem as if buildings, the physical location of education, are of only tangential interest to an education researcher: something that can be left to architects in the same way as the human...Continue reading
To what extent do teachers’ beliefs affect their ability to develop successful classroom practice over time? This question is relevant to many aspects of teachers’ roles. Our interest was in...Continue reading
In the US we have a systematic and prescriptive practice to deal with children manifesting chronic behavioural issues in the classroom. The method is called Positive Behavioral Supports (PBS). PBS...Continue reading
Think of a disciplinary area, give it the label Neuro, activate a Google search and you are bound to come up with a huge number of hits. Education is no exemption and the scope of application is...Continue reading
Over the summer of 2014, BERA decided to take the unusual step of reconvening the influential UK Assessment Reform Group, which remains highly regarded nationally and internationally. The ARG...
Background to Michael Gove’s response to the Report of the Expert Panel for the National Curriculum Review in England
On 11th June 2012, Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Education, published a letter in response to the Final Report of the Expert Panel for the National Curriculum Review in England. Mary...