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Lawrence Stenhouse President of BERA 1979- 1980

Presidential Address –  The Study of Samples and The Study of Cases


Lawrence Stenhouse (29 March 1926-1982) was a British educational thinker who sought to promote an active role for teachers in educational research and curriculum development. He was a founder member of the Centre for Applied Research in Education (CARE) at the University of East Anglia. He was educated at St Andrews University in Scotland. Stenhouse was particularly influential during the 1960s and 1970s. He helped to develop innovative classwork for secondary school pupils through the Schools Council Humanities Project. He also served as the President of the British Educational Research Association (BERA).

A review of his work by Cher Hendricks can be found here.