Although it has always been significant, the question of what we are educating for is now particularly important. There is growing consensus that the educational challenges we face require...
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This BERA Blog special issue started out as a seminar series in which we brought together policymakers, educational practitioners and researchers to discuss what we are educating for across the...Continue reading blog post
What are we educating for in secondary education? In a world where if we want to know something we can just ‘google it’, and artificial intelligence can generate essays, presentations or...Continue reading blog post
Why are Black Caribbean girls underachieving? When I was mentoring in secondary schools there were plentiful government initiatives focused on raising attainment for Black Caribbean boys in light...Continue reading blog post
Research Intelligence issue 157: Research & practice on migration & education across the four nations of the UK
The BERA Educational Research Book of the Year award celebrates the publication of educational research and is awarded to a scholarly book on education deemed to be high quality, engaging and...
The government took the next step in getting back to ‘normal’ in 2023, as students in England sat examinations subject to pre-pandemic assessment routines for the first time. In so doing, the...Continue reading blog post
A case study exploring what role music can play in integrating students who have English as an additional language into education
In 1976 Stevie Wonder sang ‘Music is a world within itself with a language we all understand’. Is this not true? And if so, why is there a widening disconnect between this view and how the...Continue reading blog post
This blog post addresses the issue that, if the school curriculum is believed to be a robust framework for the learner to make sense of their world, then the General Certification of School...Continue reading blog post
The Russell Group (2023) recently published five guiding principles in advocating artificial intelligence (AI) usage in higher education. The document uses the ‘ethical use of generative AI’...Continue reading blog post