Our journal

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

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About the society

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

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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.

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Japan Symposiums

In July 2015, Society Chair and Secretary visited Japan and met with colleagues from the Japanese Educational Research Association in the Social Sciences (JERASS). The purpose of the meeting was to explore possibilities for developing links between the SES and JERASS.

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National Award 2015

The Society for Educational Studies is delighted to announce that the 2015 National Award has been awarded to Professor Peter Twining and his team at the Open University.

Prof. Twining’s project, titled ‘NP3: New Practices - New Parameters - New Pedagogy’, focuses on the use and impact of mobile devices on innovative pedagogic practices, social justice, and pupils’ development of digital literacy within UK primary school communities.

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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.

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Latest articles from the BJES

Annual Seminar

Education, Security and Intelligence Studies

Thursday 12th November 2015, 9.30am-3.30pm, British Academy, London

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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.