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2023 BJET Fellowship

The BJET Fellowship is awarded to an individual with the most compelling proposal for a piece of research in the field of educational technology. The Fellowship lasts for one year and is worth £5,000.

The research is always presented at BERA Annual Conference and leads to the submission of an academic paper in BJET, as well as an article in BERA’s magazine Research Intelligence.

2023 winner

The theme for submissions for 2023 was What role can Educational Technology play to achieve UN’s sustainable development goal four (SDG4)? (SDG4 is to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.)

The 2023 BJET Fellowship was awarded to Patrick Alexander (Oxford Brookes University) for his research proposal:”Virtual Ecologies of Learning: Young People Re-dreaming Education in the Metaverse”

The editors would also like to highly commend the proposals made by the other shortlisted candidates Serdar Abaci  Potential of Educational Technology as an Enabler for Teacher Professional Development to Achieve SDG4 in LMICs: A Survey Study and Troy Meston Technology & Remote Lifelong Learning: ‘Whole of community’ Indigenous digital inclusion

2023 winner

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Patrick Alexander, Dr

Oxford Brookes University

Patrick Alexander is Reader in Education and Anthropology and Research Lead in Education at Oxford Brookes University. A Fulbright Scholar, Patrick's research focuses on youth transitions to adulthood and concepts of the future.