BERA2014: interesting events, links and tweets


A fabulous 40th year @BERA2014, with good signposting of strands, keynotes and highlights, and all our favourite publishers present!

For me, the session with most impact was Danny Dorling talking about the 1% – brief summary here http://www.dannydorling.org/books/onepercent/

Danny recommends Thomas Pikerty work, and @HelenWalmsley) shared the link to review: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/apr/28/thomas-piketty-capital-surprise-bestseller

Wiley have a great taster of the Don’t miss Review of Education, just publishing it’s second volume! Read sample here : ow.ly/BM3Ot

Dave Aldridge (@zudensachen) tweeted a link to his great blog piece on what is education for: http://davealdridge.brookesblogs.net/2014/09/18/what-is-education-for/

And our own Kathy Wright HEA contact has updated the ITE resource list http://blogs.heacademy.ac.uk/social-sciences/2014/09/19/resource-lists-for-initial-teacher-education-updated/

Kathy also points us to the blogs on the three TE projects here:

http://blogs.heacademy.ac.uk/social-sciences/2014/09/23/innovating-initial-teacher-education-disseminating-our-teacher-education-projects/

@UoBris_DDlab shared these links:

The nation suffers because our ruling elites are drawn from such a shallow talent pool http://www.suttontrust.com/newsarchive/the-nation-suffers-because-our-ruling-elites-are-drawn-from-such-a-shallow-talent-pool/

Independent Commission on Fees report reveals students from disadvantaged backgrounds 10x less likely to go to University http://www.independentcommissionfees.org.uk/wordpress/?page_id=47

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