23 episodes

The British Educational Research Association (BERA) is the home of educational research in the United Kingdom. We are a membership association committed to advancing knowledge of education by sustaining a strong and high quality educational research community.This podcast consists of research informed content on key educational issues. This podcast gives our members a voice to promote their research and features educational leaders and experts speaking about hot topic issues in Education. Our aim is to produce and promote episodes that attract policymakers, parents, teachers, educational leaders, members of school communities, politicians, and anyone who is interested in education today.

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The British Educational Research Association (BERA) is the home of educational research in the United Kingdom. We are a membership association committed to advancing knowledge of education by sustaining a strong and high quality educational research community.This podcast consists of research informed content on key educational issues. This podcast gives our members a voice to promote their research and features educational leaders and experts speaking about hot topic issues in Education. Our aim is to produce and promote episodes that attract policymakers, parents, teachers, educational leaders, members of school communities, politicians, and anyone who is interested in education today.

    Missing grades, missed opportunities? The impact of exam cancellation among elective home education families

    Missing grades, missed opportunities? The impact of exam cancellation among elective home education families

    In this episode, hosted by the BERA Alternative Education SIG  Dr Amber Fensham-Smith (Open University) interviews Joanna Merrett (University of Exeter), a Researcher and Elective Home Education Consultant. An estimated 54,000 children in the UK are...

    • 22 min
    In Conversations with...Professor Paul Miller

    In Conversations with...Professor Paul Miller

    In this episode of the BERA Podcast BERA Chief Executive Nick Johnson interviews Professor Paul Miller, the President of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM).Paul is an internationally respected academic...

    • 34 min
    Education Unmasked:An interview with the Teacher Education Professional Bodies UCET and NASBTT

    Education Unmasked:An interview with the Teacher Education Professional Bodies UCET and NASBTT

    In this episode, the second in the "Educated Unmasked" podcast series, Professor Tanya Ovenden-Hope, BERA SIG Convenor for Educational Effectiveness and Improvement and Council Member, discusses the role of the UK teacher education professional bodies,...

    • 41 min
    In Conversations with...Professor Mary James & Professor Andrew Pollard

    In Conversations with...Professor Mary James & Professor Andrew Pollard

    Every year BERA awards the John Nisbet Fellowship to people who are deemed to have made an outstanding contribution to educational research over their career. Named in honour of our first President, this award recognises individuals who exemplify BERA’s...

    • 25 min
    Covid-19 and Teaching Schools

    Covid-19 and Teaching Schools

    In this episode presented by the BERA Teacher Education SIG, Lizana Oberholzer interviews Deb Outhwaite, the Director of the Derby Teaching Schools Alliance (DTSA).Deb speaks about the challenges Covid-19 has presented for trainee teachers, the...

    • 22 min
    BAME Educators and Covid-19

    BAME Educators and Covid-19

    In this episode of the BERA Podcast BERA Teacher Education SIG Convenor Lizana Oberholzer interviews Allana Gay, the founder of the BAMEeD Network. Allana co-founded BAMEed Network to encourage more BAME educators into the profession and to ensure they...

    • 28 min

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