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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

Vivienne Baumfield, Professor

Professor of Professional Learning at University of Exeter

Vivienne Baumfiled is Professor of Professional Learning in the Graduate School of Education and co-leader of the Centre for Research in Professional Learning. She is interested in the interaction of research, policy and practice when...

Erica Joslyn, Professor

University of East Anglia

Erica Joslyn is Dean of the School of Psychology and Education at the University of Suffolk. Erica holds undergraduate and masters degrees in Social Policy and a PhD in Public Policy and Management from the University of Birmingham in the UK. She...

Ros McLellan, Professor

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...

Rachel Lofthouse, Professor

Leeds Beckett University

Rachel Lofthouse is Professor of Teacher Education and the Winifred Mercier Professor of Education at the Carnegie School of Education, Leeds Beckett University, where she has established ‘CollectivEd: the Hub for Mentoring and Coaching’....