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26 May 2020

Meet the BESA Executive Committee – Gurpinder Lalli, Raising Awareness

As the BESA executive committee has expanded this year, we are planning a series of posts within the news section of the web site to introduce all members of the team and what they are doing for the association. The first of these posts is from Dr. Gurpinder Lalli, who.....read more →

16 Apr 2020

External examiner vacancy at University of Wales Trinity St David (UWTSD)

UWTSD are looking for an external examiner for their BA Education Studies and MA Education Studies programmes to commence from September 2020. The portfolio includes a postgraduate programme on their Swansea campus as well as undergraduate programmes available at their Swansea and Carmarthen campuses. Duties would involve attendance at yearly.....read more →

03 Apr 2020

Important Update: COVID-19 & Cancellation of BESA Conference

Firstly, we want to wish all the best in these uncertain and challenging times as a result of COVID-19. Professionally, many of you will be grappling with the implications of having to immediately pivot into online provision, which is no small task. When this is coupled with: the inevitable pastoral.....read more →

23 Feb 2020

Opportunity for Undergraduate Programme Leaders to Take Part in BESA Funded Research

Dr Mark Pulsford and Dr Becky Morris from Warwick’s Education Studies, along with Dr Ross Purves from the Institute of Education UCL, are running a project exploring the views and experiences of undergraduate programme/course leaders. The study begins with an online survey followed by individual interviews with a smaller sample.....read more →

22 Nov 2019

External Examiner Vacancy at Newman University - MA Education

Due to an increase in the number of students being recruited, Newman University is seeking to appoint a second external examiner for the MA Education which recruits on a  full time and part time basis. The post would commence February  2020. Please send a current CV and expressions of interest.....read more →

04 Oct 2019

External Examiner Vacancy at Newman University - Education and Multi Professional Practice

The Education and Multi Professional Practice Subject Area at Newman University is seeking an external examiner for the BA (Hons) Professional Practice top-up programme commencing September 2020. The examination will involve modules in multi-professional work and study at Level 6 including the Dissertation. Please send expressions of interest and an.....read more →

16 Aug 2019

Call for Papers | Educational Futures Special Edition: Psychology of Education

BESA is currently seeking contributions for a Special Edition of Educational Futures – Psychology of Education. Prospective contributions will draw on theory and/or methods from core areas of psychology in order to interrogate their application to education and educational contexts...read more →

03 Jun 2019

BESA Executive Committee Vacancies

The British Education Studies Association (BESA) has vacancies coming up on the executive committee. Please note that you need to be a member of BESA or apply for membership before you submit your CV for consideration. Duties for executive members include attending quarterly meetings and annually taking on specific roles.....read more →

21 May 2019

BESA Conference Bursaries

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We’ve been hearing from our members that with all the uncertainty in HE right now this has been a particularly tough year for securing funding. In light of this, BESA are pleased to announce that they will be offering a number of bursaries available to members who wish to present.....read more →

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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 universities...read more →