Within this current context, the term ‘home schooling’ is often deployed in a blanket way to describe what is likely to be a plethora of activities and methods of teaching and learning largely...Continue reading
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What is it to be a teacher? In 2014, five years into my career as a primary school teacher, I would have answered that question with a story of early promise as a trainee and professional success...Continue reading
BERA joins call to cancel the introduction of Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA) in the Autumn term
BERA President Dominic Wyse is one of the co-signatories to an open letter that calls upon the Government to abandon its plan to introduce the reception baseline assessment into primary schools in...
Children and young people excluded from school for poor behaviour have lower than average educational outcomes. They are more likely to experience ‘deep exclusion’ (Levitas et al., 2007), with...Continue reading
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Update (Friday 13 March): unfortunately the conference previewed in this blog, which was to be held on Saturday 14 March, has been postponed. To be kept updated on its rearrangement please email...Continue reading
The opportunity to make music together is an important strand of every child’s education, fuelling creative, expressive and social development. A recent report by the Musicians’ Union (2019)...Continue reading
The mental health and wellbeing of learners and teaching staff rank among some of the most pressing issues facing education as we enter a new decade. Growing rates of emotional distress among...Continue reading