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12 Jul

Presentation Slides for Keynotes and Early Career Researcher workshops now available

You can now download the PowerPoint slides used in the Keynote presentations during the BESA Annual Conference this year. Please click HERE to find and download these presentations. You can also now download the PowerPoint slides used in the workshops during the Early Career Research Day this year. Please click.....read more →

23 Jun

Vacancies on our Executive Committee

We have 3 vacancies for BESA Executive Committee members, including one for an Early Career Researcher Representative. The Executive Committee works to maintain and develop the Association and in particular ensures the annual conference and peer-reviewed journals are respected and sustainable. We promote the work of the Association through our.....read more →

21 Jun

Conference registration closes on Friday 23rd

All those wishing to attend this year’s conference, whether as a presenter or a delegate, must complete registration via the Liverpool Hope online shop before 11pm on Friday 23rd of June. It is very unlikely that we will be able to accept any registrations after that point as it would.....read more →

10 Jun

Draft Schedule of Individual Presentations Now Available

A provisional schedule for the individual presentations is now available. Click HERE to view it. Only those delegates who have registered for the conference will appear on the schedule. If you have registered and you cannot see your entry on the schedule or if there is an error or problem.....read more →

16 May

External Examiner Vacancies – University of Bolton

The University of Bolton is seeking external examiners for the Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ [PGCE 14+]. Pathways include Generic, Skills for Life (English and Mathematics) and Teaching Learners with Additional Needs. Duties include moderation of coursework samples, moderation of teaching observations (undertaken through recordings), visiting partners and attending.....read more →

11 May

Conference Submissions – Results Announced

To all of those who submitted an abstract for this year’s conference the peer review process is complete and results have now been announced. The emails containing the response from the peer review panel were sent out on Monday and Tuesday of this week. If you submitted an abstract and.....read more →

07 Apr

Online Survey – Academics Perspectives on Metricisation of Higher Education in the UK

A research study being conducted by an Education Studies team at Liverpool Hope University entitled, “Academics Perspectives on Metricisation of Higher Education in the UK” would like to invite academics based in any discipline or department in a UK HE institution to participate in their survey. We are interested in finding out.....read more →

28 Mar

Registration for BESA 2017 now open

Registration for the 2017 BESA Conference can now be purchased at Liverpool Hope University’s Online Store. Day delegate and accommodation packages are available. To qualify for the Early Bird rates, registration and payment must be completed on or before Monday, 15th of May. Click here to see the different conference.....read more →

03 Feb

BESA 2017 Conference Theme and Subthemes

The key theme of this year’s annual conference at Liverpool Hope University (29th – 30th June) is: Education as a collaborative process: the entanglement of ethics, research, policy and practice. There will be a number of sub-themes, which include: Education Studies: Contemporary debates Alternative voices in Education Studies Researching Education.....read more →

02 Feb

External Examiner Vacancies – Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University is seeking two external examiners for its undergraduate Education Studies programme. The examination will involve a range of module at L5 and L6. You will be a part of a team of four examiners in total. Please send expressions of interest to Alan Howe at a.howe@bathspa.ac.uk by.....read more →

16 Jan

BESA 2017 Conference – CALL FOR PAPERS

CALL FOR PAPERS “Education as a collaborative process: the entanglement of ethics, research, policy and practice.” the 13th Annual Conference of the British Education Studies Association (BESA) 29th – 30th June 2017 Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park Campus The British Education Studies Association (BESA) was established to support research in.....read more →

31 May

FREE Event – New Researcher Conference Day – June 29th, University of Wolverhampton

We are pleased to announce our New Researcher Conference Day, which will take place on Wednesday, 29th of June, at the University of Wolverhampton. This event has been developed so that post-graduate students and new researchers can attend workshops that will benefit their studies and future career opportunities. The New.....read more →

31 May

Vacancies at Leeds Beckett School of Education and Childhood

Two full-time and permanent posts are being advertised by Leeds Beckett School of Education and Childhood. Post posts will be based within the Carnegie Faculty at Leeds Beckett University. The closing date for applications is 27th June 2016. Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/ANT668/senior-lecturer-in-early-childhood-education/ Senior Lecturer in Primary Mathematics.....read more →

25 May

BESA Executive membership vacancies

We are pleased to announce that there are three vacancies in the BESA Executive Committee so we welcome application from all members who wish to be part of the Executive committee of BESA. An elected member of the Executive Committee is expecting to serve the committee for three years at.....read more →

24 May

BESA Vacancy – Post of Journals Editor

Post of Journals Editor Job Description and Person Specification Applications are invited for the post of editor for the two electronic journals of the British Education Studies Association: Educationalfutures and Transformations. Salary £2,000 per annum plus expenses incurred (stationery, travel) to be paid in two equal six-monthly amounts. Applications in.....read more →

16 May

External Examiner Position – Newman University BA Studies in Primary Education

Newman University is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for its BA Studies in Primary Education commencing January 2017. The post will be for four years. The BA Studies in Primary Education is a three-year full-time single honours degree covering a wide range of topics relating to primary phase education......read more →

06 May

Special Announcement: BESA 2016 Call for Papers Extended – Friday, 20th May

The deadline for submitting a paper abstract for this year’s BESA conference (June 30th – July 1st 2016 at the University of Wolverhampton) has now been extended to midnight on Friday, the 20th of May 2016. Great news for anyone who was unable to meet the original deadline! To submit.....read more →

04 Apr

Lecturer/Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow – Liverpool Hope University

The Faculty of Education at Liverpool Hope University is seeking to appoint up to 2 new colleagues to either Lecturer or Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow positions in the Department of Education Studies. Closing Date: Monday 25th April 2016 by 5 pm Website Link: http://www.hope.ac.uk/jobs/lecturerpdtfineducationstudies/ Liverpool Hope University is a vibrant community with high.....read more →

24 Mar

BESA Conference 2016 – Call for Papers

“Education Studies, the next 10 years – themes, thoughts and theories”. The 12th Annual Conference of the British Education Studies Association (BESA), 29th June – 1st July 2016 at University of Wolverhampton, Telford Innovation Campus..read more →

10 Mar

Welsh-medium External Examiner Vacancy – BA Primary Education Studies

There is a vacancy for a Welsh-medium External Examiner for the undergraduate Education Studies degree programme –’BA Astudiaethau Addysg : Cynradd’ at UWTSD (Carmarthen campus). The closing date for applications is April 14th, 2016. For more details about the programme visit: http://www.uwtsd.ac.uk/cy/ba-astudiaethau-addysg-gynradd/ Contact Details: Lynwen Roberts Uwch Ddarlithydd / Cyfarwyddwr.....read more →

22 Feb

External Examiner vacancy – UWTSD Swansea

UWTSD in Swansea has a vacancy for an external examiner for their BA (Hons) Education Studies programme (http://www.uwtsd.ac.uk/ba-education-studies/) from September 2016. If anyone would like to apply or would like further details please contact Caroline Lewis caroline.lewis@uwtsd.ac.uk..read more →

28 Jan

Special Edition of Educationalfutures – Call for Papers

Use of Digital Technologies in Education This special edition of the BESA e-journal Educationalfutures seeks contributions that investigate the ways in which digital technologies can be used to support learning in education organisations and settings. The term ‘digital technologies’ here refers to multi-functional devices with Internet connectivity, particularly those that.....read more →

15 Dec

Call for papers: 2016 BESA Conference, Wolverhampton

CALL FOR PAPERS “Education Studies, the next 10 years – themes, thoughts and theories” the 12th Annual Conference of the British Education Studies Association (BESA) 29th June – 1st July 2016 University of Wolverhampton, Telford Campus The British Education Studies Association (BESA) was established to support research in the field.....read more →

19 Nov

Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship in Education Studies – Liverpool Hope University

Job Advert from the Department of Education Studies, Liverpool Hope University Closing Date: Wednesday 16th December 2015 by 5 pm Liverpool Hope University is a vibrant community with high scholarly standards.  We are proud of our past, confident in our present and ambitious for our future. Research is central to our curriculum.....read more →

07 Sep

Peace Building & Global Citizenship: A Colloquium

Location: Brooks Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Birley Fields Campus, Bonsall Street, M15 6GX, United Kingdom Date: Friday, 18 September 2015 from 09:30 to 17:00 (BST) The Faculty of Education and Equality & Diversity at Manchester Metropolitan University invites you to attend a colloquium in peace building, community engagement and global.....read more →

13 Jul

PedRIO Critically Inclusive Pedagogies Research Network International Seminar

Exploring culturally responsive pedagogy and shifting inclusive pedagogy – crossing borders with international voices Date: 10 September 2015 Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm Location: Stonehouse Lecture Theatre, Portland Square, Plymouth University ‘Widening participation’, ‘inclusion’, ‘inclusive pedagogy’, ‘access’, ‘diversity’, ‘retention’, ‘raising aspirations’, are widely-occurring policy terms and academic discourses within the international.....read more →

10 Jul

BESA Conference 2015 Photo Gallery

Professor Chris Pascal discusses the notion of praxeology as participatory paradigm in research. UCL symposium on digital technologies and learning Ashley Kirwan explores education as a tool for ethnic minority cohesion Professor Stephen Ward on the nature of education studies and the role of universities International perspective of education leadership.....read more →

16 Jun

External Examiner Required for Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD) – University of Wolverhampton

External examiner for Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD), Institute of Education, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Wolverhampton. The University of Wolverhampton requires an external examiner for the Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD). The module consist of three 60 credit taught modules and one 180 credit Thesis module. All.....read more →

03 Jun

FREE Event: Early Career Researcher Preconference 24th June 2015, Cardiff Metropolitan University

The 4th Early Career Researcher (ECR) Preconference is to be held by BESA on the 24th June at Cardiff Metropolitan University. The Preconference is held as a focus day, prior to the Annual BESA Conference at Cardiff Metropolitan University, which follows directly after on the 25th-26th June 2015. The ECR.....read more →

30 Apr

Early Bird Offer Extended for BESA 2015 Conference

Early Bird offer extended – registration price to remain at £245 until the end of May, please ensure you book soon to avoid disappointment. The 11th Annual Conference of the British Education Studies Association (BESA) will be held on the 25th – 26th of June 2015 at Cardiff Metropolitan University......read more →

31 Mar

Call For Papers Extension

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The deadline for submitting a paper abstract for this year’s BESA conference (25th – 26th of June 2015 at Cardiff Metropolitan University) has now been extended to midnight, the 1st of May 2015. Great news for anyone who was unable to meet the original deadline! The key theme.....read more →

13 Feb

11th Annual BESA Conference – Call For Papers

This year’s annual BESA conference will be held on the 25th – 26th of June 2015 at Cardiff Metropolitan University. The key theme of the conference is: ‘The diversity of Education Studies: theory research and practice’. The conference organisers invite papers and the deadline for submission of abstracts is Friday.....read more →

22 Jan

Educationalfutures Volume 7(1) 2015

The latest edition of the e-journal Educationalfutures (Volume 7(1) 2015) is now available online. Educationalfutures is the peer-reviewed open access e-journal of the British Education Studies Association (BESA). http://educationstudies.org.uk/?post_type=journal&p=3676..read more →

23 Dec

Announcing the 11th Annual BESA Conference – The diversity of Education Studies: theory research and practice

The 11th Annual Conference of the British Education Studies Association (BESA) will be held at Cardiff Metropolitan University, 25 – 26 June 2015. Further information and a call for papers will soon be available by following the link below: http://www.educationstudies.org.uk/conference The key theme of the conference is: ‘The diversity of Education Studies:.....read more →

30 Aug

10th BESA Conference – Photo Gallery

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25 Apr

New Journal for Undergraduate Research in Education

The British Education Studies Association (BESA) will be hosting a new, online, open access, peer reviewed journal for undergraduate research in Education. The first issue will be published in December 2014 and will consist of undergraduate education dissertations which have been edited into academic paper form. The journal, Transformations, is.....read more →

02 Apr

Call for applicants: New Researcher Representative Position on the BESA Executive Committee

The British Education Studies Association is looking for applicants for our New Researcher Representative Position on the BESA Executive Committee. Below are further details about the post including essential and desirable criteria. If you are interested in this exciting post please send a cover letter and a short CV to.....read more →

26 Mar

Free Event: Early Career Researcher Preconference 25th June 2014, University of Glasgow

We are pleased to announce the 3rd Early Career Researcher (ECR) Preconference held by the British Education Studies Association (BESA) on the 25th June at the University of Glasgow. The preconference has been developed in preparation for the Annual BESA Conference at the University of Glasgow which follows directly after.....read more →

25 Mar

Educational Research PhD Scholarship – Manchester Metropolitan University

The Project Title is: “Reshaping professionalism within employment based models of teacher education: Building analytical capability in the teaching profession”. Conceptions of teacher education are changing in response to new models of schools-based training. The study would examine how new demands are being placed on a variety of stakeholders. The.....read more →

29 Jan

Educational Research PhD Scholarship

Click here for details of new part-time PhD Scholarship at the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change,  University of Glasgow..read more →

17 Jan

Call for papers: British Education Studies Association Conference, Glasgow, June 26-27 June

CALL FOR PAPERS: The 10th Annual Conference of the British Education Studies Association (BESA), 26 – 27 June 2014, University of Glasgow We would like to invite you to submit an abstract as a contribution to this important conference. This year the conference takes place in the University of Glasgow, making it the first.....read more →

13 Dec

New edition of open access journal Educationalfutures

BESA is delighted to publish the latest edition of our own open access journal Educationalfutures – click here for the edition. You will also find on the Journal page all of the editions going back to 2008 – these are all open access so feel free to download and use.....read more →

13 Dec

Testing regimes and global education policy – new journal edition

(c) Cocoen The Journal of Education Policy recently published a special edition on testing regimes and global education policy – for a more detailed description of the edition, please go here...read more →

06 Jun

Studia paedagogica – Call for Papers

The monothematic issue of Studia paedagogica entitled Out of the mainstream refers to the field of social pedagogy. In particular, it focuses on education of socially handicapped children and adults (i.e., people who find themselves out of the mainstream). To view further details and a call for papers please follow.....read more →

26 Apr

BESA Student Preconference 2013

We are pleased to announce the 2nd Student preconference held by the British Education Studies Association (BESA)on 31st of May at Wolverhampton University. The preconference has been developed in preparation for the annual conference at Swansea Metropolitan University on the 27th-28th June 2013. It has been developed so that students.....read more →

28 Jan

Conference: University Partnerships for Social Justice – 28th March 2013

Building Bridges: Community – University Partnerships for Social Justice The conference organisers are pleased to announce Professor Dave Adamson and Professor Gareth Rees as Key Note Speakers. Professor Gareth Rees Professor Gareth Rees is from the Cardiff School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University. His work has investigated themes including.....read more →

22 Jan

Funded Research Opportunity

Funded Research Scholarship, School of Education, Oxford Brookes University The School of Education at Oxford Brookes Universty is looking for strong candidates to apply for one three-year, full-time PhD studentship. The studentship is intended for a candidate who will pursue a PhD project that falls broadly within one of the.....read more →

19 Nov

Stephen Ball Book Launch

Seminar and Book Launch Tuesday 11th December I don’t feel that it is necessary to know exactly what I am. The main interest in life and work is to become someone else that you were not in the beginning. If you knew when you began a book what you would.....read more →

20 Dec

HEA Funding Opportunities – One Click Away!

Please click on the links for further information about HEA funding opportunities UK Travel Grants – Funding available for individuals (up to a max of £300) and teams (up to a max of £500). http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/travel-fund International Scholarship Scheme – Funding for specific investigations outside of the UK – deadline 31st.....read more →

13 Dec

HEA Workshop: Making the Most of Open Data in Education Studies

BESA members are invited to apply for places at the Higher Education Academy workshop detailed below: HEA Workshop: Making the Most of Open Data in Education Studies Date: 27th January 2012 Location: Liverpool John Moores University Time: 10am-4pm A full-day hands-on workshop at Liverpool John Moores University, combining open data.....read more →

10 Nov

BESA Conference 2012 (Hull University)

The 2012 BESA Conference takes place at Hull University on Thursday 28th/Friday 29th June 2012. To access further details and a booking form for this event please follow the links below: Call for Papers and Booking Form – BESA 2012 (PDF) Call for Papers and Booking Form – BESA 2012.....read more →

09 Nov

NEW TEXTBOOK! Studying Education

STUDYING EDUCATION: An Introduction to the key Disciplines in Education Studies – Edited by Barry Dufour and Will Curtis This book provides an authoritative, ‘state of the art’ introduction to the key disciplines of education studies. It provides useful study activities and concise introductory notes on key texts, key figures,.....read more →

26 Aug

NEW BOOK! Picturebooks, Pedagogy and Philosophy

Picturebooks, Pedagogy and Philosophy by Joanna Haynes and Karin Murris Contemporary picturebooks open up spaces for philosophical dialogues between people of all ages. As works of art, picturebooks offer unique opportunities to explore ideas and to create meaning collaboratively. This book considers censorship of certain well-known picturebooks, challenging the assumptions.....read more →

20 Jun

New Researcher Forum

After the success of the New Researcher Forum event at the BESA annual conference last year, we have decided to run it again at this year’s conference. The forum provides an opportunity for students and new researchers to ask questions to a panel of experienced educational researchers. The forum will.....read more →

04 Mar

External Examiner Opportunity

Please note the following External Examiner opportunity at Bangor University: North and Mid Wales Centre of Teacher Education An External Examiner to work through the medium of English and Welsh is required for the PGCE Primary Course which is based in Bangor University. Please see details below. If you are.....read more →

08 Nov

IACSEE Conference 2011

International Association for Citizenship, Social and Economics Education Conference Ninth International Conference BATH SPA UNIVERSITY, BATH, UK Tuesday 28th Thursday 30th June 2011 (Friday 1st July research/committee meeting day) Values and Purposes in Citizenship, Social and Economics Education KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Professor Stephen Ball : Mannheim Professor of Sociology of Education,.....read more →

08 Sep

Bangor 2010 BESA Conference Photos

Photographs from the 2010 annual BESA conference at Bangor University...read more →

13 Jul

NEW! BESA Institutional Membership

Institutional membership benefits Membership for up to 10 members of staff from your university £20 discount for up to five teaching staff to attend the BESA annual conference BESA student membership for all students on your course Students will be able to attend conference at a substantially reduced day rate.....read more →

23 Feb

External Examiner Wanted – Childhood and Youth Studies Degree

EXTERNAL EXAMINER WANTED: CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH STUDIES DEGREE This is an undergraduate course offering the opportunity to study Childhood and Youth Studies either as a BA Combined Honours degree focusing on the age group 8-19 or as a BA Single Honours degree, in which case students study the whole age.....read more →

11 Feb

2nd Annual ESCalate Student Conference

The 2nd ESCalate Annual Student conference takes place on Friday 16th April 2010 at The University of Glamorgam, Pontypridd, South Wales. Please follow the link to access further details about this event...read more →

09 Feb

Professor Carmichael Inaugural Professorial Lecture

BESA members may be familiar with the work of Professor Carmichael (LJMU) who has forwarded details of his inaugural professorial lecture which will take place on Monday 22nd February (4:00 – 6:00) in the LJMU Design Academy. For further details please follow this link:..read more →

28 Sep

Educationalfutures Volume 2(1) now available to view

The latest version of the British Education Studies Association online journal, Eduactionalfutures, is now available to view. Please click on the Journal ‘book’ on this website and follow links to Educationalfutures Volume 2(1) for access...read more →

24 Aug

BESA Journal – Liverpool Conference Issue

BESA members will be aware that the ‘Liverpool Conference’ issue of the journal is now overdue. Please be assured that we are now very close to making this live and it should be available to view sometime soon. The delay is entirely due to logistical problems which the editorial team.....read more →

03 Jun

New Book! Key Issues in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion

Key Issues in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion A new book authored by BESA executive member Alan Hodkinson and co-author Philip Vickerman has recently been published by SAGE. To view details of this excellent text please follow this link: Key Issues in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion – PDF Flyer..read more →

28 May

BESA Conference 2009

The annual conference of the British Education Studies Association (BESA) takes place at Staffordshire University (Stafford Campus) on 2nd/3rd July 2009. Please follow the link below to access the conference flyer: BESA 2009 Conference PDF Flyer  ..read more →

28 May

Third Annual EDUC8 Group Workshop – Call For Papers

Announcing an international workshop for PhD students and early career researchers WHAT ARE SCHOOLS FOR? Visions and scenarios for the future of education and schooling University of Lower Silesia, Wroclaw, Poland, 22 – 24 October 2009 Organised by the Educ8 Group: an international research group on social and educational inequalities:.....read more →

14 May

Education Studies Post at DMU

The Department of Historical & Social Studies wishes to appoint two lecturers from September 2009 to develop further its existing strengths in History and Education Studies. You will undertake teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and will contribute to the research profile of the Department. Each position will additionally involve.....read more →

30 Apr

Education Studies Book – New Edition

BESA members and those with an interest in Education Studies more generally may like to note that a second edition of the following has been published: Jane Bates and Sue Lewis, The Study of Education: An Introduction, London & New York: Continuum International Publishing Group. It is designed for undergraduate.....read more →

22 Jan

BESA Annual Conference 2009 – Call for Papers

The British Education Studies Association Annual Conference Staffordshire University ( Stafford Campus) July 2nd/3rd 2009 Call for Papers The title of this year’s annual BESA conference is ‘Education Studies: The Bigger Picture’. The conference organisers invite papers which should be submitted initially in the form of a 200 word abstract.....read more →

09 Dec

BESA Journal Volume 1 (2)

Please note that the new edition of the Educationalfutures journal (Vol 1(2)) is now available to view on this website. Please click on ‘Journal’ from the main menu and access the journal via the volume 1, issue 2 link...read more →

12 Nov

EsCalate New Lecturer Research

BESA is currently working with ESCalate on a long term project developing support structures and materials for new lecturers in Education Studies. In order to do this we need initial data from new lecturers in the subject. To this end we have designed a questionnaire for these new lecturers i.e......read more →

27 Oct

Colloquium Reminder

The next BESA colloquium takes place at MMU on 21st November. The focus of the colloquium is ‘Research Informed Teaching’. Further details and a booking form are included in the news item below dated 2nd October. Please submit bookings as soon as possible to secure a place at this event...read more →

02 Oct

Job Advertisements

A new section has been added to the ‘Members Area’ where vacant posts that are of interest to Education Studies practitioners will be advertised. Please log into the ‘Members Area’ using your normal log in details and click on the ‘Job Advertisements’ icon. If members have any vacant posts they.....read more →

25 Sep

BESA Conference 2009

The next British Education Studies Association Conference (BESA) will take place at Staffordshire University (Stafford Campus) on Thursday 2nd July and Friday 3rd July 2009. Application forms and instructions for the submission of papers for the conference will be e-mailed to BESA members and made available on this website as.....read more →

25 Sep

BESA Colloquium

The next BESA Colloquium will take place at Manchester Metropolitan University on 21st November 2008. The focus of the colloquium will be ‘Research Informed Teaching’ and the guest speaker is Professor Mike Healy from the University of Gloucester. Please click the links below for further details and a booking form:.....read more →

17 Sep

A Students Guide to Education Studies

BESA members and those with an interest in Education Studies more generally may like to note that a second edition of the following has been published: Stephen Ward (ed) A Student’s Guide to Education Studies, London: Routledge. It is designed for undergraduate Education Studies students as an introduction to a.....read more →

19 Aug

Member Login Details

BESA members should now have received, by e-mail, usernames and passwords to enable them to login to the members area of the website. If you are a BESA member and you have not received login details please contact chris.wakeman@staffs.ac.uk who can arrange for an account to be set up...read more →

15 Jul

Educationalfutures Volume 1(1) August 2008

The first edition of the ‘new’ BESA journal (Educationalfutures (Volume 1(1)) has now been uploaded to this website and may be accessed by clicking on the ‘journal’ icon from the main menu. Professor John Sharp who recently took over the editorship of the journal has amended the format of the.....read more →

01 Jul

BESA Journal Research Submissions (Update)

Please note e-mail amendment for BESA journal submissions: Members who delivered papers at the recent BESA conference in Liverpool and wish to have their articles considered for publication in the BESA online journal are reminded that they should send completed works to melanie.bullock@bishopg.ac.uk at the earliest opportunity. The deadline for.....read more →

01 Jul

Contributor Information

Please note that contributor information has been added to the BESA website under the Journal section. Delegates or others wishing to submit papers to the BESA journal for consideration and review should refer to the information provided prior to submitting completed work...read more →

29 Jun

Liverpool Conference 2008

The 2008 BESA conference hosted by Liverpool Hope and LJMU was a successful event that was enjoyed by over 90 delegates from 30 universities across the United Kingdom. This represents just about half of all UK institutions offering Education Studies programmes. It felt like a significant step in the Association’s.....read more →

05 Feb

Education Studies – QAA Benchmark Review

The QAA is reviewing all its subject Benchmarks, including those for Education Studies which were written in 2000. BESA was approached by the QAA to consult on proposed revision to be published in March 2007. At the BESA Executive meeting on October 4 there was a general discussion of views.....read more →