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SIG Convenor Meeting – Winter 2022

The BERA SIG Convenors meeting will be an opportunity to network with the BERA Office as well as colleagues from other SIGs. 


10:30:11:00 Tea and coffee available in room
11:00-11:15 Welcome and Introductions from the BERA team
11:15-12:15 Introductions on tables and Networking
12:15-12:30 SIG Convenor Role Housekeeping
12:30-1:30 Networking lunch

BERA Strategic Update

  • Nick Johnson
  • Gerry Czerniawski
  • Mhairi Beaton
2:15- 2:30 Strategic Discussion
2:30-3:15 Report back to room
3:15-3:30 AOB
3:30-4:00 Close and Further Networking



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Marie Moore, Mrs

Conference and Events Manager at British Educational Research Association

Marie manages the Annual Conference, as well as other BERA events run throughout the year include the SIG events. Working as a Project Manager at the PCO in her previous role, Marie managed a full portfolio of international congresses,...

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Sarah Fleming, Ms

Membership and Engagement Manager at British Educational Research Association

Sarah Fleming joined BERA in 2014. Her main responsibilities are managing BERA's member services, writing BERA communications and promoting BERA’s work in the wider education community. She works closely with the BERA Events Manager on the BERA...

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Nick Johnson, Mr

Chief Executive at British Educational Research Association

Nick has been the Chief Executive Officer at BERA since April 2012. He has a considerable background of management and advising on strategic direction in organisations concerned with public policy. Between 2004-7, he was the Director of Policy...

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Mhairi Beaton, Professor

Professor at Leeds Beckett University

Mhairi Beaton is Professor at the Carnegie School of Education, Leeds Beckett University. After completing a Bachelor of Education at University of Edinburgh, Mhairi worked as a primary school teacher in Highland Region in the north of Scotland....

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Gerry Czerniawski, Professor

Professor of Education/Research Degrees Leader at University of East London

Gerry Czerniawski runs the Professional Doctorate in Education at UEL and teaches on Initial Teacher Education (ITE) courses. In addition to his role as a researcher, author and teacher educator he is the Lead Editor of the BERA Blog and a...