This report, published by BERA in partnership with the Welsh Government, presents the proceedings of and lessons from the Future of Educational Research in Wales conference. Held in Cardiff on 14...
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Teens are engaged. The challenge educators face is influencing, not controlling, the direction of teen engagement. One way for educators to tackle this challenge is to understand the existing...Continue reading
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the British Journal of Educational Technology (BJET), Melissa Bond (University of Oldenburg), Dr Olaf Zawacki-Richter (University of Oldenburg) and Dr Mark...Continue reading
Unthinkable, unfundable and unknowable: The ‘evidence void’ on making science accessible to pupils with learning disabilities
The question of how, in an age of performativity, we will be enabled to undertake any research other than that which promises to be productive in the short term is becoming increasingly pressing....Continue reading
Writings about faith and education tend to fall into particular longstanding debates about: the teaching of religious education in schools; the act (or not) of assembly; the use of religious texts...Continue reading
In the film 120 Beats Per Minute, which depicts the work of Act UP Paris during the AIDS epidemic in France in the 1990s, activists perform a nonviolent instance of direct action: they enter a...Continue reading
Promoting spatial ability skills through educational robotics: Are they equally effective for girls and boys?
Promoting spatial ability skills through educational robotics: Are they equally effective for girls and boys? Over the past few decades there has been a lively debate about the quality of...Continue reading
In 2020, the UK government will introduce a multiplication tables check for primary school children aged 8–9 in England. ‘Times tables’ are a contentious issue because they represent a lot...Continue reading
Robust school leadership is seen as the most effective route by which schools and outcomes for students can be achieved (Greany, 2015). But how does a headteacher of a school graded...Continue reading
Games have been used in schools since the 1970s. Currently, the games most commonly used in classrooms are ‘edutainment’ games such as Math Blaster (Boyle et al., 2016). These games are...Continue reading
Some decades ago, several studies advanced an unexpected answer to an age-old question: schools do not help students improve their social positions (see for example Coleman et al., 1966). This...Continue reading