Programme

This is a provisional programme and is subject to change.

Monday 14th September 2015

10.30 – 17.00 PESP Invisible College 2015 – Click on the link to register separately for this event
12.00 – 15.00 How can we do education research in a socially just way? – Click on the link to register separately for this event
13.00 – 15.30 Schools site visits – Click on the link to register separately for this. This is free to all Conference attendees
14.00 – 17.00 Telling stories of practice – a workshop for youth workers and researchers – Click on the link to register separately for this. This is free event.
17.00 – 18.00 BERA Annual General Meeting – Click on the link to register separately for this. This is free for all Members

 

Tuesday 15th September 2015

10.00 – 11.00 Registration, tea & coffee and light snacks
11.00 – 11.30 Main Conference Opening Remarks, Thanks and Awards Ceremony
  Professor Felicity Wikeley, Conference Committee Chair, BERA; Professor Gemma Moss, President of BERA; Professor Ian Menter, Vice President of BERA; Professor Gemma Moss, President Elect, BERA
11.30 – 13.00 Main Conference Parallel Session 1
13.15 – 14.15 Lunch and exhibition viewing
  SIG Fair
14.15 – 14.30 Conference Welcome
  Professor Patrick G Johnston, Vice Chancellor, Queen’s University, Belfast
14.30 – 15.30

Keynote Lecture – Presidential Address

Knowledge, education and research: making common cause across communities of practice

  Professor Gemma Moss, President Elect, BERA
15.45 – 17.15 Main Conference Parallel Session 2
17.30 – 18.30 SIG Forum Meetings
  Non Members Reception
18.30 – 19.30 Welcome Reception

 

Wednesday 16th September 2015

 

08.30 – 11.00 Schools site visits – Click on the link to register separately for this. This is free to all Conference attendees
09.00 – 10.30  Main Conference Parallel Session 3​
10.30 – 11.10

Tea & coffee and exhibition viewing

 11.15 – 12.15

Keynote Lecture
The Trials of Evidence-Based Practice in Education

  Professor Paul Connolly, Queen’s University, Belfast
12.15 – 13.15 Lunch and exhibition viewing
13.30 – 15.00 Main Conference Parallel Session 4
15.00 – 15.30 Tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
15.45 – 17.15 Main Conference Parallel Session 5
18.00 – late Conference social event

 

Thursday 17th September 2015

09.00 – 10.30 Main Conference Parallel Session 6
10.30 – 11.00 Tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
11.05 – 12.05

Keynote Lecture

Pathways from Research to Policy: Implications for Researchers

  Professor Cynthia Coburn, Northwestern University, USA
12.15 – 13.15 Main Conference Parallel Session 7
13.15 – 14.00 Lunch and exhibition viewing
14.00 – 14.20 BERA 2016 presentation and Awards
  Professor Felicity Wikeley, Conference Committee Chair, BERA; Professor Gemma Moss, President Elect, BERA
14.30 – 16.00

Main Conference Parallel Session 8

The GTCNI Lecture 2015
BEYOND IMPROVEMENT… an agenda for policy makers and the teaching profession

16.00 Close of conference

*Subject to change