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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

Abstract Submission Deadline is 31 January 2023

Upcoming conference12 Sep 2023

SIG Convenor Meeting – Summer 2023

28 Jun 2023 10:00 am - 3:00 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

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.

Past event18 Jan 2023

BERA update and AGM 2022

The 47th BERA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held virtually, via the BERA website, on Tuesday 15th November 2022, 4:00pm-5:00pm. All members are invited to attend and registration is...

Video15 Nov 2022

BERA update and AGM 2022

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...

Past event15 Nov 2022

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.  Agenda 10:30:11:00 Tea and coffee available in...

Past event2 Nov 2022

BERA Conference 2022

University of Liverpool

The BERA Conference 2022 was held on the 6th-8th September 2022 at the University of Liverpool. Keynote speakers included: Professor Vivienne Baumfield, Professor David Olusoga, interviewed by...

Past conference

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