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Jacqueline Baxter, Professor

Professor in Public Policy and Management at The Open University

Jacqueline Baxter is Professor of public policy and management and Director- The Centre of Innovation in Online Business and Legal Education (SCILAB). She is principal fellow of the Higher Education Academy, fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, and elected council member of the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society. She has been editor in chief of the Sage Journal Management in Education (MiE) for four years. Her current funded research projects examine the interrelationship between trust, accountability and capacity in improving learning outcomes, and the strategic management of online learning in secondary schools during and beyond Covid-19. She is based in the Department of Public Leadership and Social Enterprise at the Open University Business School. She tweets @drjacqueBaxter and her profile can be found at Her latest book is Trust, Accountability and Capacity in Education System Reform (Routledge, 2020).

Jacqueline Baxter's contributions

Teaching for Digital Citizenship

22 May 2023 9:30 am - 12:15 pm

What is Digital Citizenship anyway? Where does it fit in the curriculum – is it Computer Science, or is it Citizenship & PSHE? Where does it sit in the wider life of the school, whether in the...

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Upcoming event

SIG Forum Meeting – Educational Technology

Join the Educational Technology  SIG annual meeting to network with colleagues, learn about the activities of the SIG over the last year and plans for 2023 This meeting will be hosted online,...

Past event6 Oct 2022

Post Pandemic Leadership

Online registration for this event has now closed, to register please email   #BERAEdLeadership @BERANews According to the free market fundamentalist Milton freedman,...

Past event27 Apr 2021

Post Pandemic Leadership

According to the free market fundamentalist Milton freedman, ‘Only a crisis – actual or perceived – produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the...

Video27 Apr 2021