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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 on … 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 some … more →

CANCELLED: BESA Research Funding 2020-2021

Posted May 27, 2020
After announcing the cancellation of the conference at the start of April as a result of COVID-19, we also wanted to provide an update regarding BESA research funding. For those that regularly attend our conference, you are probably aware that we normally link funding to this event, where the successful … more →

Meet the BESA Executive Committee – Gurpinder Lalli, Raising Awareness

Posted May 26, 2020
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 … more →

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

Posted April 16, 2020
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 … more →

Important Update: COVID-19 & Cancellation of BESA Conference

Posted April 3, 2020
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 … more →