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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:

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Publications Committee

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Ros McLellan, Dr

Senior Lecturer at University of Cambridge

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...

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Grace Healy, Ms

IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society

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...

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Jonathan Doney, Dr

Lecturer in Education Policy and History of Education at 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...

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Erin Early, Dr

Research Fellow at Queens University Belfast

Erin is a Research Assistant at the Centre for Education Policy and Equalising Opportunities (CEPEO). She is involved in the MAPPS study that is conducting a systematic review and content analysis on educational maths apps (PI: Dr Laura...

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Paul Campbell, Mr

Vice Principal at University of Glasgow

Dr Paul Campbell is Vice Principal at ESF Sha Tin Junior School in Hong Kong, prior to which he taught in Scotland, Australia and Spain. Paul has a doctorate from the University of Glasgow, and is also a Partner Tutor at the University of Dundee...

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Alison Fox, Dr

Senior Lecturer at The 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...

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Sally Power, Professor

Professor at Cardiff University

Sally Power is a professor in the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, and director of WISERD (Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research and Data). She undertakes research on education policy and the relationship between education...

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Judith Bruce-Golding, Dr

Research Fellow at University of Southampton

Judith Bruce-Golding (BA, Wolverhampton; MSc, Keele; PGCE, Keele; EdD, University of Birmingham) is a part-time Research Fellow at the University of Southampton. Judith is working with the Research Team, Southampton Children’s Hospital and...

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Barbara Skinner, Dr

Senior Lecturer in TESOL at Ulster University

Dr Barbara Skinner is a senior lecturer in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in the School of Education at Ulster University. Barbara runs the MA TESOL programme in the School of Education where she lectures on a range of...