The UK government has become influential in the field of countering violent extremism (CVE), and Prevent duty was introduced in 2015 it was immediately followed by a sharp rise in the number of...Continue reading
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There is a lack of historical accounts of the further education (FE) sector in England and Wales, which is reflective of its broader historical-cultural positioning. FE sits between secondary...Continue reading
This report, published by BERA in partnership with the Welsh Government, presents the proceedings of and lessons from the English and English and Welsh – for attendees' account of the wealth of...
English literature was introduced as an essential component of Britain’s school curriculum in the early 20th century as part of a broader effort to create, inter alia, an education system based...Continue reading
Since the publication of Graham Donaldson’s report in 2015 (Donaldson, 2015) and the adoption of its recommendations by the Welsh Government, pioneer schools across Wales have been taking the...Continue reading
Education in Wales is currently experiencing an unprecedented level of reform. The articles in this special issue of the BERA Blog are written by teachers and researchers in Wales who have been...
Since 2015, ‘pioneer’ schools across Wales have been contributing to the development of a WISERD),* over 30 teachers involved in this ‘pioneer’ work have been interviewed. One overriding...Continue reading
Through adversity comes strength: Educational policy reform and developing research capacity in Wales
Introducing a special issue of the BERA Blog on education in Wales, to mark the conference, ‘The future of educational research in Wales’, held in Cardiff on 14 November 2018. Education...Continue reading
If you would like to view this in Welsh, please click WELSH and WELSH and A Health Economic Approach to Evaluate Interventions in Education Assessing the Impact of Support During a...
Following the recent call for proposals, we are delighted to announce the first award for a Research Commission to run in 2019. Competing Discourses of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC):...
“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” – Chinese proverb
The winds of change can be welcome, pushing you to a better world. For many teachers in Wales today the current climate feels more like a storm. In 1999 the first elections to the newly...Continue reading
Since devolution in 1999, the Welsh Government has developed a distinctive programme of education reform which needs to be underpinned by a strong evidence base. However, while the need for...Continue reading