Publications Committee

Publications Committee

The role of the Publications Committee is to:

  • Ensure that BERA’s publications portfolio is well managed and upholds the highest academic standards;
  • Ensure that BERA keeps abreast of developments in the publishing field and is able to use them appropriately in the development of our journal portfolio;
  • Oversee the Association’s academic publishing activity and monitor its effectiveness in terms of quality, impact, reach and finance;
  • Regularly review the balance of the Association’s academic publishing activity, and develop new programmes as appropriate;
  • Monitor and review all of BERA publications activities in line with Council’s strategic direction;
  • Advise Council on issues pertaining to academic publishing in education and related areas
  • Oversee, approve and monitor the editorial arrangements across BERA’s publications, including the appointment of editors of Journals and other publications as appropriate
  • Receive regular reports from publishers on the performance of BERA’s Journals
  • Make appropriate appointments to key roles in BERA’s publications portfolio – e.g. the BERA Blog, Research Intelligence
  • Ensure processes are transparent including open invitation to members to serve on the committee

Specific publications which come under the committee’s remit include:

If you would be interested in joining this Committee please contact secretariat@bera.ac.uk