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The British Journal of Educational Studies is one of the UK's foremost international education journals. Read more.

About the society

The Society for Educational Studies was created to discuss and promote study and research in Education. Read more.

25% discount on books from Routledge

Members of the Society for Educational Studies will receive a 25% discount on books from Routledge and T&F. Read more.

The Higher Education Academy

Promoted Conference

QAA Draft Subject Benchmark Statement on Education Studies

BJES Editor Prof. Gary McCulloch represented the Society during the drafting of the QAA statement on Education Studies. Consultation has now opened and will run until 25/11/2014.

Subject benchmark statement

2014 Fellowship of the Society for Educational Studies

The 2014 Fellowship of the Society has been awarded to Professor Katherine Leni Oglesby OBE FRSA in recognition of her work in Higher Education and the field of Lifelong Learning.

Over the years Professor Oglesby has made considerable contributions to the work of HFCE, QAA and from 1997 – 2000 she was Chair of SES.

Latest articles from the BJES

Annual Seminar 2014

Education in the 21st Century: Thinking outside the Bubble

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the event has been postponed. Details of a revised date and venue will be provided in due course.

Society for Educational Studies Book Prize 2014

The Society is delighted to announce the following Book Prizes have been awarded for the best education books published in 2013:

1st prize (£2000)
Furlong, J. (2013) Education – An Anatomy of the Discipline. Routledge.

2nd prize - Joint Winners (£1000 each)
Ball, S.J., Maguire, M. and Braun, A. (2013) How Schools Do Policy: Policy Enactments in Secondary Schools. Routledge.

Conroy, J. et al (2013) Does Religious Education Work? Bloomsbury.