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16 Apr 2018

BESA 2018 Conference - Final Call for Papers

The deadline for submitting a paper abstract for this year’s BESA conference (28th – 29th June 2018 at the University Of Bolton) has now been extended to 12.00 Noon, Tuesday 15th of May. Great news for anyone who was unable to meet the original deadline! To submit your abstract online, more →

23 Mar 2018

Keynote Presentation by Professor David Hopkins | BESA Conference 2018

British Educational Studies Association (BESA) 14th Annual International Conference, University of Bolton, June 2018 ‘Internationalisation and Collaboration: ’Values and value in globalised education’ Keynote Presentation by Professor David Hopkins ‘Globalisation, Moral Purpose and Emancipation – an agenda for school improvement and system reform’ In this keynote presentation David Hopkins more →

19 Mar 2018

BESA 2018 Conference - Registration Now Open

Online registration is now open for the 2018 BESA Conference at the University Of Bolton (28th – 29th June 2018). Click HERE to view our conference packages and a link to the online registration system. To qualify for the Early Bird rate, registration and payment must be completed on more →

14 Nov 2017

BESA 2018 Conference - Call for Papers

The British Education Studies Association (BESA) will be hosting its 14th Annual International Conference 2018 at the University of more →

09 Nov 2017

Bath Spa University Institute for Education: Funded Postgraduate Research Studentships

Bath Spa University Institute for Education: Funded Postgraduate Research Studentships with Graduate Teaching Assistantship Application deadline: 10th December 2017 Bath Spa Institute for Education PhD more →

26 Oct 2017

External Examiner required for Education MA - London Metropolitan University

The organisers of the Education MA programme at London Metropolitan University are looking to appoint an external examiner. The degree averages 20 – 25 students per year. To enquire about further details and responsibilities or to apply directly please send your CV to Dr David Blundell more →

15 Sep 2017

Welsh Medium External Examiner Required at UWTSD

UWTSD are seeking a Welsh medium external examiner for the Welsh equivalent of the BA (Hons) Education Studies: Primary programme based at the Carmarthen campus. Please note that the post is required for the current academic year. Interested applicants can contact the Programme Director Lynwen Roberts via email at more →

12 Jul 2017

Presentation Slides for Keynotes and Early Career Researcher workshops now available

You can now download the PowerPoint slides used in the Keynote presentations during the BESA Annual Conference this year. Please click HERE to find and download these presentations. You can also now download the PowerPoint slides used in the workshops during the Early Career Research Day this year. Please more →

23 Jun 2017

Vacancies on our Executive Committee

We have 3 vacancies for BESA Executive Committee members, including one for an Early Career Researcher Representative. The Executive Committee works to maintain and develop the Association and in particular ensures the annual conference and peer-reviewed journals are respected and sustainable. We promote the work of the Association through 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 more →