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Research Research Research Practice Practice Practice

There has been plenty in the educational press about progressing research in education at all levels over the last year or two; less about the teachers and other practitioners who manage it. Pasi Sahlberg’s Annual Lecture last summer celebrated 40 years of the British Educational Research Association (BERA). Its title ‘Facts, True Facts and Research’ …

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BERA Vocational Education and Training: Policy, Pedagogy and Research

It’s been a busy few days bunched up. Last Monday, Sai Loo and Bronwen Maxwell, Co-convenors for BERA’s Post-Compulsory Lifelong Learning Special Interest Group (SIG) arranged a somewhat intense day of intellectual input to celebrate BERA (British Educational Research Association)‘s 40th Anniversary. Professor Ken Spours launched the day contending the necessity of a realignment between …

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Public Goods

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: What it is and why we should be worried Interesting report on the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership from UCU (University and College Union) and its potential for unregulated damage to the public good, such as education and health. They suggest it authorises legal suits should we (governments) …

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