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External Examiner Vacancy in Education Studies at Bath Spa University

Posted July 2, 2018
Bath Spa University is advertising an External Examiner vacancy in Education Studies. The post is required for 2018-2019 for four years. Please contact Alan Howe at for further more →

Why I Teach Education Studies

Posted June 26, 2018
Or more precisely why I used to teach Education Studies. I retired from Bath Spa University five years ago but am still an active member of BESA and can’t stop thinking and writing about Education Studies as a university subject. I want here to reflect on where we came more →

Senior Vacancy in Education at Newman University

Posted May 30, 2018
Newman University, Birmingham is currently advertising for a new senior role in Education. Applications are invited from exceptional and experienced leaders in higher education for a new Assistant Dean role, to join the University ideally by September 2018. This post represents a major strategic investment by the University to more →

BESA 2018 Conference - Final Call for Papers

Posted April 16, 2018
The deadline for submitting a paper abstract for this year’s BESA conference (28th – 29th June 2018 at the University Of Bolton) has now been extended to 12.00 Noon, Tuesday 15th of May. Great news for anyone who was unable to meet the original deadline! To submit your abstract online, more →

Keynote Presentation by Professor David Hopkins | BESA Conference 2018

Posted March 23, 2018
British Educational Studies Association (BESA) 14th Annual International Conference, University of Bolton, June 2018 ‘Internationalisation and Collaboration: ’Values and value in globalised education’ Keynote Presentation by Professor David Hopkins ‘Globalisation, Moral Purpose and Emancipation – an agenda for school improvement and system reform’ In this keynote presentation David Hopkins more →

BESA 2018 Conference - Registration Now Open

Posted March 19, 2018
Online registration is now open for the 2018 BESA Conference at the University Of Bolton (28th – 29th June 2018). Click HERE to view our conference packages and a link to the online registration system. To qualify for the Early Bird rate, registration and payment must be completed on more →