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This series celebrates our one-thousandth BERA Blog post by republishing some of our favourites from among the posts that have proven most popular since the blog began in 2015. The collection both...
Supporting teachers who have trained during the pandemic to thrive in their first year of teaching: A guide for secondary schools
Everyone who has worked in schools and in initial teacher education (ITE) will remember 2020–21 as one of significant disruption and challenge, and none more so than those whose professional...Continue reading
Considering teacher wellbeing and commitment to teaching in the event of a ‘firebreak’ lockdown this autumn
There are reports that an October lockdown might be used as a ‘firebreak’ if cases of the Covid-19 virus rise too high with the return of schools and universities (Mason & Davis, 2021). As...Continue reading
We are delighted to announce new funding looking at aspects of race and ethnicity across the education sector. There are five recipients of the new round of small grant funding: Melissa Jogie...
Towards a more equitable and empowering mathematics curriculum: What if we made progressive pedagogies more visible?
The Covid-19 pandemic has added to growing concerns about how misleading statistics and media reports can influence the beliefs and behaviour of millions of people. The Organisation for Economic...Continue reading
As the school year in England begins once again against an evolving Covid-19 backdrop, we ask what this latest set of circumstances means for issues of inclusion, including which students will...Continue reading
This blog reflects on a study recently published in Review of Education that investigated teachers' perspectives on supporting bereaved children in British primary schools (Abraham-Steele &...Continue reading
Content and language integrated learning and extensive processing instruction: A useful partnership for language teaching?
The teaching of modern foreign languages (MFL) in English secondary schools is generally accepted to be in crisis. Entries for GCSE, A-level and university degrees have steadily declined. Even...Continue reading
The past year and the pivot to online learning has highlighted and exacerbated inequities in education systems around the world. It is more apparent than ever that our schools must do better at...Continue reading