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External Examiner Vacancy at University of Gloucestershire

Posted October 22, 2020
*Please note, this vacancy has now filled and is no longer accepting applications The University of Gloucestershire is looking for an external examiner for its BA Education and BA Education, Inclusion and SEN programmes. The post will involve the usual duties of acting as a critical friend who scrutinises more →

Meet the BESA Executive Committee – Richard Sanders, Web Site Lead

Posted October 9, 2020
As web site lead on the executive committee, Richard Sanders introduces his role within the association and welcomes contact from the wider community regarding the online resources that BESA provides. Richard has previous professional experience in web site development that he brings to this role; is currently completing his more →

Summary of Staffordshire University Online Event – Education Destabilized (18th August 2020)

Posted October 5, 2020
As educators far and wide are busy planning to adapt to the pandemic conditions of this new academic year, the Education department at Staffordshire University held a guest speaker event in association with BESA to consider crisis responses in the field of education in other times and places. While more →

Summary of BESA Online Event - Garbage In, Garbage Out – Do’s and Don’ts of Simple Quantitative Analysis

Posted October 2, 2020
On Wednesday 9th September, BESA held its first online event via Zoom; led by our Executive Committee Member, Cathal O’Siochru. Using his extensive professional academic experience in research methods, the session provided a beginner’s guide to quantitative analysis in research. A video of edited highlights from the session more →

EAGLE Research Group Report and the Reopening of Schools

Posted September 18, 2020
Now that UK schools have opened up for pupils to physically attend and concerns regarding infection rates are back on the agenda, it’s an important time for all of those involved with education to take stock of the situation. If you have any thoughts or critical reflections on where more →

Meet the BESA Executive Committee - Dr Steve Dixon, BESA Secretary

Posted September 16, 2020
In this first meet the team post of the new academic year, Dr Steve Dixon provides an introduction to his BESA Secretary role on the Executive Committee. Steve is also a Senior Lecturer at Newman University in Education; and his research interests include eLearning, social media and the use more →