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Mhairi Beaton, Professor

Professor at Leeds Beckett University

Mhairi Beaton is Reader 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. Whilst still working as a classroom teacher, Mhairi concurrently completed her Masters in Education as a distance student with the University of Aberdeen and achieved Chartered Teacher status with the General Teaching Council of Scotland.

Following the successful completion of the Masters in Education, Mhairi was appointed as a lecturer to University of Aberdeen School of Education where she taught on the Masters in Autism and Learning programme and developed and led the Masters in Inclusive Practice programme.

Mhairi was elected onto BERA Council in 2017 and has served as Chair of the BERA Conference & Events Committee since 2018.

Mhairi Beaton's contributions

BERA Conference 2023

12 September 2023 to 14 September 2023Aston University/ Conference Aston

Welcome to the BERA Annual Conference 2023 Abstract submission now open! It is a great pleasure to extend a warm welcome to a BERA Annual Conference 2023. Many of you will have watched the...

Upcoming conference12 Sep 2023

SIG Convenor Meeting – Summer 2023

28 Jun 2023 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The BERA SIG Convenors meeting will be an opportunity to network with the BERA Office as well as colleagues from other SIGs. An agenda will be sent out in due course.

Upcoming event

SIG Convenor Meeting – Spring 2023

18 Jan 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The BERA SIG Convenors meeting will be an opportunity to network with the BERA Office as well as colleagues from other SIGs. An agenda will be sent out in due course.

Upcoming event

BERA update and AGM 2022

15 Nov 2022 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

BERA Members only - you will need to be logged in to see the register button The 47th BERA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held virtually, via the BERA website, on Tuesday 15th November...

Upcoming event

SIG Convenor Meeting – Winter 2022

2 Nov 2022 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

The BERA SIG Convenors meeting will be an opportunity to network with the BERA Office as well as colleagues from other SIGs. An agenda will be sent out in due course.

Upcoming event

BERA Conference 2022

University of Liverpool

BERA 2022 Welcome A Welcome from Professor Mhairi C Beaton, Conference and Events Committee Chair As I begin to write this welcome text to our 2022 BERA Annual Conference, my thoughts have...

Past conference

BERA update and AGM 2021

Online registration for this event has now closed, please email events@bera.ac.uk to register.  BERA Members only - you will need to be logged in to see the register button Link to event...

Past event9 Dec 2021

BERA update and AGM 2021

The 46th BERA Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held virtually on Thursday 9th December 2021, 11:00am-12:00pm. The agenda and full papers can be viewed below. All queries should be sent to...

Video9 Dec 2021