The British Educational Research Association - BERA - maitntains a blog with topical discussions related to a range of topics. The five journals supported by the Association, reflect the main topic streams - educational research, educational technology, review of education, the curriculum journal and European educational research.
One of the recent blogs refers to a series of three books, detailing the challenges faced by further education in the UK, with some comparisons of the Australian and Irish equivalent sectors. In summary, discussing the 'invisibility' of FE and VET and the political discourse which sees these educational sectors as only contributing to 'skills development'. Three books have been written sine 2010 with the last one recently published proposing some future directions.
In addition, BERA also facilitates a range of special interest groups (SIGs) covering a host of topics including one on post-compulsory and lifelong learning. This SIG covers the further, adult, informal and lifelong leanring sectors. Otther SIGs of interest include the curriculum assessment and pedagogy.