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4 September 2017 to 7 September 2017Brighton

We would like to thank the following exhibitors and sponsors for supporting the 2017 conference!

It’s the knowledge age – and it’s Wiley’s customers who lead the world’s knowledge economy.
Our customers drive progress by providing quality education, the right skills to fulfil global demand and scientific research to fuel innovation. Our customers care, their organizations succeed and the world benefits.
Wiley develops digital education, learning, assessment and certification to help universities, businesses and individuals bridge between education and employment and achieve their ambitions.
We partner with learned societies and support researchers to communicate discoveries that make a difference. Our digital content, books and 1600 online journals build on a 200 year heritage of quality publishing.


Established over 150 years ago, Cambridge Assessment is a not-for-profit organisation which operates and manages the University’s three exam boards as well as the largest educational research capability of its kind. The exam boards are OCR, Cambridge English Language Assessment and Cambridge International Examinations. Cambridge Assessment plays a leading role in researching, developing and delivering educational assessment to eight million learners in over 170 countries every year. We are an integral part of education and training both in the UK and worldwide.


Elsevier is a publisher of top-quality, peer-reviewed journals including a wide range of education research journals. Titles include the EARLI and EARLI affiliated journals, Learning and Instruction, Educational Research Review and Learning Culture and Social Interaction, which recently received an Honourable Mention in Best New Journal (Humanities & Social Sciences) category from American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE). Other titles include high quality and popular journals such as Computers & Education and Teaching and Teacher Education. For more information about our journals and the benefits of publishing with Elsevier, visit


Routledge partners with world-class authors, from leading scientists and researchers, to scholars and professionals operating at the top of their fields. Together, we publish in all areas of the Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine sectors, specialising in Education. We are one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks, text books and reference works.

Visit the Routledge stand to browse our latest Education books with an exclusive 20% discount on available titles, as well as pick up your token for 14 days free access online to all of our Education journals.

Palgrave Macmillan is a global academic publisher for scholarship, research and professional learning. We publish monographs, journals, reference works and professional titles, online and in print. With a focus on humanities and social sciences, Palgrave Macmillan offers authors and readers the very best in academic content whilst also supporting the community with innovative new formats and tools.

Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE publishes more than 1,000 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne.

Cohort and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources (CLOSER)
Promoting excellence in cohort and longitudinal research

The UK is home to the world’s largest and longest-running longitudinal studies. CLOSER aims to maximise their use, value and impact both at home and abroad. Bringing together eight leading studies, the British Library and the UK Data Service, CLOSER works to stimulate interdisciplinary research, develop shared resources, provide training, and share expertise. In this way CLOSER is helping to build the body of knowledge on how life in the UK is changing – both across generations and in comparison to the rest of the world. CLOSER is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC).

The Peter Lang Publishing Group has over 40 years of experience in academic publishing around the world. Our five main offices in Bern, Brussels, Frankfurt, Oxford and New York work closely together to serve the academic community. We are committed to excellence in the humanities and social sciences, with an established list of publications in education. For your publishing proposals, please contact Scaife Christabel at

Emerald Publishing was founded in 1967 to champion new ideas that would advance the research and practice of business and management. Today, we continue to nurture fresh thinking in applied fields across the social sciences where we feel we can make a real difference, including education.

Emerald Publishing manages a portfolio of over 300 journals, over 3000 books, and over 1500 teaching cases. Our ever expanding books programme continues to have impact and relevancy for students, researchers, practitioners, businesses, government departments and institutions worldwide. Visit our website, or contact Commissioning Editor, Kim Chadwick ( for more information.

The New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) is an independent educational  research and development organisation established in 1934. We conduct research and evaluation work with a range of public and private sector clients. Our publications unit, NZCER Press, produces research reports, academic journals, textbooks, and assessment tools for the tertiary and school sectors. We publish in all areas of educational research and are particularly strong in early childhood and indigenous education.

UCL IOE Press, with its imprint Trentham Books, is a university press based at the UCL Institute of Education, London – #1 in the world for Education.

We publish award-winning books, eBooks, open-access titles and journals in the field of education and related areas of social science and professional practice. Our publications are rooted in a commitment to careful analysis and social justice. Our specialism in educational research means that we are uniquely able to position our authors and their work at the heart of contemporary debate, contributing to knowledge, developing practice and generating impact.

Our imprint, Trentham Books, has been at the leading edge of education and social justice for over 20 years, challenging bigotry and discrimination in schools and society.

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Bloomsbury Academic stands for excellence and originality in scholarship, teaching and learning, and professional practice publishing in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. We serve our communities of students, scholars, educators, instructors, practitioners, and librarians with highly curated content, subject expertise, and cutting edge scholarship across print and digital formats. Our prestigious, market-leading imprints of Arden Shakespeare, Methuen Drama, and T & T Clark have been pillars of innovation for over two hundred years, while our fast growing and distinct portfolio of online resources for institutional libraries represents the forefront of digital innovation. We are an open, flexible, responsive publisher committed to serving the needs of our customers to the highest possible standard.​

Policy Press is a non-profit university press committed to influencing social change through international research and scholarship. Winner of the 2016 IPG Frankfurt Book Fair Academic & Professional Publisher award, we are proud to be an independent publisher and our social mission is just one of a number of reasons why we are different and why, as an author, you might want to publish with us. We publish over 120 peer reviewed books each year and 7 journals in a wide range of print and digital editions for researchers, students, professionals, practitioners, politicians, policy makers and the informed general reader as well as for libraries and other institutions globally.

Frontiers is a leading open-access academic publisher, with prestigious and well respected editorial boards. We provide rigorous peer review and fast publication. Our goal is to increase the visibility of research articles and their authors.


The Chartered College of Teaching is an independent professional membership body for the teaching profession. Its aim is to help teachers gain the expertise they need to maintain genuine excellence – achieving the best outcomes for children and young people. Run by teachers for teachers, the Chartered College works in partnership with with Higher Education Institutions to build on the best of teaching and emerging research evidence. Covering all phases of education and subject specialisms, the Chartered College connects a diverse community of teachers and educators to share ideas and knowledge and provide an independent, authoritative voice for the teaching profession.