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BESA 2022 Conference – Call for Papers

Posted February 11, 2022
We are delighted to announce that this year’s annual BESA conference will be held in Manchester on the 23rd – 24th of June. The key theme of the conference is Education & Social Justice. The conference organisers invite papers and the deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to … more →

Just Published: Encyclopaedia of Marxism and Education

Posted February 10, 2022
This encyclopaedia showcases the explanatory power of Marxist educational theory and practice. The 39 entries have been written by  leading authors from across the globe and cover an impressive range of contemporary issues and historical problematics. The editor, Alpesh Maisuria, has designed the book to appeal to readers within the … more →

Just Published – Volume 12.1 of Educational Futures

Posted December 16, 2021
Welcome to Vol 12.1 of Educational Futures, our main volume for 2021. In a second Covid disrupted year we are absolutely delighted to be able to offer our readers a great edition thanks to the hard work of the authors, reviewers and BESA staff, especially Stephen Ward who has supported … more →

Just Published – 4th Edition of Transformations Journal

Posted June 24, 2021
Welcome to the 4th edition of Transformations journal. This edition has been guest edited by the excellent Elodie Wakerley from Birmingham City University. Elodie has recently welcomed her first child, so I have the pleasure of writing about all of the wonderful things she has achieved in bringing together this … more →

External Examiner Vacancy at Newman University (Education Department)

Posted June 10, 2021
The Education Department at Newman University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the Studies in Primary Education Course for September 2021. We are therefore looking to appoint an external examiner with an academic and professional interest in the areas of education more →

CEPA Policy Brief Competition

Posted June 9, 2021
Calling all education masters and doctoral students! The Centre for Education and Policy Analysis (CEPA) at Liverpool Hope University, in association with the British Education Studies Association (BESA), are asking all postgraduate students in the field of education to consider social policy dimensions of their postgraduate more →