Publisher Description

The aim of the Association is to sustain and promote a vital research culture in education by encouraging:

  • an active community of educational researchers

by promoting co-operation and discussion:

  • with policy makers, institutional managers and funding agencies
  • with other national educational research associations, international associations and the European Educational Research Association
  • with other researchers in the social sciences and related areas of work and
  • with teachers and lecturers and their associations

by encouraging and supporting:

  • debate about the quality, purpose, content and methodologies of educational research

by developing and defending:

  • an independent research culture committed to open inquiry and the improvement of education

by enhancing:

  • the professional service it provides for its members
  • effective communication and discussion within BERA; and
  • the training and education of educational researchers, their effectiveness, conditions of work and rights.

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