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Thoughts and reflections from our outgoing Chair Dr Zeta Williams-Brown

In this post Dr Zeta Williams-Brown, outgoing Chair of BESA discusses her reflections on BESA as an association, its progress in the last three years and its future prospects. I have had the privilege of...

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When you find your study buddy, hold onto them tight!

Studying in the time of a pandemic This post explores how the current public health pandemic brought with it, mixed blessings and a unique opportunity for two Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD) students as they...

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Auditing professional and agency partners working in and around schools for learning and wellbeing

In this blog post, Dr Julia Everitt discusses her school co-ordinator background and thesis, which explored the professionals and agencies involved in four schools. She reports on her analysis of the tools used to support...

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Behind the Mask

Glenn Dene discusses his book, ‘Behind the Mask’, which documents photographs of staff at the Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, working through the Covid-19 pandemic.  Glenn answers questions about the book, his views on the NHS...

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Measuring Student Wellbeing

With the difficulties we are currently facing in education as a result of the global pandemic, issues of mental health and supporting learners through difficult times has taken on a new significance. In this post...

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Reflections of a Student Lockdown

In our next guest blog post, Rob Walker provides reflections regarding his experiences of completing an undergraduate degree during national lockdown. With the post starting with comparisons to dystopian societies; it then shifts to considering...