British Educational Research Journal

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Edited By: Mark Connolly, Carina Girvan, Sally Power and Chris Taylor, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

Impact Factor: 1.172

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 53/219 (Education & Educational Research)

Online ISSN: 1469-3518

Associated Title(s): British Journal of Educational Technology, Review of Education

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BERJ News and Announcements

Message From the New Editors of BERJ

We are really excited about taking on the Editorship of the British Educational Research Journal from January 2014 and hope that we can continue to build on the very strong foundations laid down by the outgoing editorial team. Click here to read the full message.

BERJ Editors’ Choice Award

We are building on the outgoing Editorial Team’s practice of celebrating success through nominating a ‘Paper of the Year’. We have chosen to rename this award ‘Editors’ Choice’. For 2014, three papers from 2013 were nominated. The outcome of our decision-making process was as follows:

Editor’s Choice:
Ruth Lupton and Martin Thrupp
Headteachers’ reading of and responses to disadvantaged contexts: evidence from English primary schools’ 39 (4) 769-788.

Also shortlisted:
Peter Davies, Jean Mangan, Amanda Hughes and Kim Slack
Labour market motivation and undergraduate’s choice of degree subject’ 39 (2) 320-382.

Susan Hallam and Samantha Parsons
Prevalence of streaming in UK primary schools: evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study’ 39 (3) 514-544.

The BERJ Paper of the Year

We are delighted to announce the 2013 BERJ Paper of the Year - enjoy free access to these articles:

Winning Article:

The politics of knowledge in education
Elizabeth Rata

Commended Articles:

Critical arts-based research in education:Performing undocumented historias
Carl Bagley, Ricardo Castro-Salazar

Measuring ‘equity’ and ‘equitability’ in school effectiveness research
Anthony Kelly

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