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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.

20% discount on books from Routledge

Members of the Society for Educational Studies will receive a 20% discount on books from Routledge and T&F. Read more.

The Higher Education Academy

Promoted Conference

After the Coalition

Liverpool Hope University, on Saturday 28th June 2014.

2013 Fellowships of the Society for Educational Studies

The Society is pleased to announce the award of the 2013 Fellowship of the Society to Professor David Carr, of the Universities of Edinburgh and Birmingham for his outstanding contributions to the field of Educational Studies.

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Annual Seminar 2014

Education in the 21st Century: Thinking outside the Bubble

Thursday 13th November 2014

We are pleased to announce details of the 2014 SES Annual Seminar. The event will be held at the Hilton Courthouse Hotel, 19-21 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7HL on Thursday 13th November. We are delighted to announce keynote addresses from Dr. Hilary Cremin, University of Cambridge, Peter Kellner, YouGov and Prof. Martin Mills, University of Queensland.

Free to members of the Society for Educational Studies

Non-members £26, which includes one year membership of SES and one year subscription (2015) to The British Journal of Educational Studies.

To reserve a place contact Aidan Thompson a.p.thompson@bham.ac.uk.

View the programme and more information.

Society for Educational Studies Book Prize 2013

The Society is delighted to announce the following Book Prizes have been awarded for the best education books published in 2012:

1st prize (£2000)
Francis, B., Skelton, C., Read, B. (2012) Identities and Practices of High Achieving Pupils. Continuum.

2nd prize (£1000)
Hartley, D. (2012) Education and the Culture of Consumption. Routledge.

Highly commended (£500)
i) Cooper, B., Glaesser, J., Gomm, R. and Hammersley, M. (2012) Challenging the Qualitative-Quantitative Divide. Continuum.

ii) Ainscow, M., Dyson, A., Goldrick, S. and West, M. (2012) Developing Equitable Education Systems. Routledge.