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25 Sep 2008

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 more →

17 Sep 2008

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 more →

19 Aug 2008

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 who can arrange for an account to be set more →

15 Jul 2008

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 more →

01 Jul 2008

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 at the earliest opportunity. The deadline more →

01 Jul 2008

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 more →

29 Jun 2008

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’ more →

05 Feb 2007

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 more →


Call for Chapters of an edited book on ‘Education and Mental Health’

July 5, 2018
Calling on interested authors to submit a 300 – 500 word proposal for a chapter of around 7,000 words concerning the intersection of mental health / impaired mental wellbeing / mental illness in relation to educational practice and theory in schools and more →