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BERA Council and Committees

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 

 

 

 

Publications Committee

Ros McLellan, Senior Lecturer

Cambridge University

Ros McLellan taught psychology and mathematics in the secondary schooling sector for a number of years before joining the Faculty. Her background is in psychology and she is a graduate member of the British Psychology Society. She has always been...

Grace Healy

UCL, Institute of Education

Grace Healy is the curriculum director at David Ross Education Trust. Prior to undertaking this role, she led the geography subject community across a multi-academy trust of 13 primary and secondary schools, and contributed to the leadership of a...

Jonathan Doney

University of Exeter

Jonathan Doney is a lecturer in education policy and history of education at the University of Exeter. His post-doctoral work, funded by a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship, focuses on contemporary uses of historical insights in relation to...

Erin Early

Research Assistant at Queen’s University Belfast

Erin Early is a research assistant at Queen’s University Belfast. Erin obtained her Bachelors and Masters in Social Sciences and a PhD in Education at Queen’s University Belfast. Her research interests are based around social inequalities; an...

Paul Campbell

Lead Teacher Curriculum at ESF Sha Tin Junior School

Paul Campbell is a Post-Graduate Researcher at the University of Glasgow on the Doctor of Education (EdD) programme. Having taught in Scotland, Australia, and Spain, Paul is now Lead Teacher (Curriculum) at ESF Sha Tin Junior School in Hong Kong....

Alison Fox, Dr

Senior Lecturer at Open University

Dr Alison Fox (BSc, Durham; MSc, Aberdeen; PGCE, Cambridge; MEd, Cambridge; PhD, Open) is a Senior Lecturer in Education at the Open University in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education...