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External examiner vacancy at Bath Spa University

Posted July 13, 2020
Bath Spa University are looking for an external examiner for their BA Education Studies programme. Duties will commence in September 2020. Further details can be obtained by contacting the programme leader: Dr Catherine Simon Email: more →

Meet the BESA Executive Committee - Dr Dylan Adams, Social Media Lead

Posted July 9, 2020
In the next meet the team post, Dr Dylan Adams introduces his social media role on the executive committee. Along with setting out the social media areas he is active within, Dylan would like to remind everyone that we are currently accepting blog contributions from the wider BESA community. more →

Meet the BESA Executive Committee - Calling all Newer Researchers within BESA Membership

Posted June 18, 2020
In the next of our series of posts introducing the BESA executive committee, Julia Everitt provides an introduction to her Newer Researcher role. Using her experience of postgraduate study, she is now able to invite members who identify themselves as newer researchers to get in touch for further support. more →

Launch of BESA Blog - Invitation for Contributions

Posted June 17, 2020
We are pleased to announce the launch of the new BESA blog. The blog aims to present evidence informed content contributing to thinking and dialogue across the board spectrum of education. In our first blog post series, various educational topics will be discussed including: non-empirical opinion pieces; short reports and more →

Publication Reflection: Life for the Academic in the Neoliberal University

Posted June 17, 2020
Alpesh Maisuria, our BESA Research Funding Lead and Associate Professor of Education Policy in Critical Education at UWE, has provided the following personal summary and reflection on co-authoring Life for the Academic in the Neoliberal University. The book has been co-authored with Svenja Helmes and provides an insightful investigation more →

BESA Funded Programme Leadership Research to Enter Second Phase: call for interview participants

Posted June 10, 2020
The BESA funded project team of Dr Mark Pulsford, Dr Becky Morris and Dr Ross Purves have provided the following update on their research work so far. Although there is further opportunity to contribute to the first phase of the project (online survey), the team is beginning to report more →