Curriculum policy in many countries in the period since the 1960s has aimed to provide a broad, liberal programme to all students as a route into common citizenship. My recent paper (Paterson,...Continue reading
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Much has been written about the tendency to narrow the curriculum to focus on what counts in measurable terms in testing times. This effect is felt most acutely in schools servicing disadvantaged...Continue reading
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
An investigation of how schools can, by working in and with local languages and dialects, raise pupils' educational attainment, cultural awareness and self-esteem.
This research was borne of our shared conviction that education fit for addressing the climate crisis must move away from a vague discourse of undifferentiated responsibility and squarely pose the...Continue reading
Ahead of the forthcoming General Election to be held on 12th December 2019, the manifestos, or equivalent, of the parties can be found below. Conservative Party Labour Party Liberal...
The BERA Bites series presents selected articles from the BERA Blog on key topics in education, presented in an easily printable and digestible format to serve as teaching and learning...
The organic, complex and multilayered relationship between teachers and curriculum has been discussed for decades. However, that relationship has been rendered more crucial in recent years by new...Continue reading
As our 21st century society evolves, computer science (CS) proves fundamental (Cotteleer & Sniderman, 2018) to our global communities’ economic growth, national security, sustainability and...Continue reading
As attention in England turns to the Early Career Framework, four expert authors consider the recent progress made in advancing professional learning in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.Continue reading