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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. 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

The ECR Journey: At Crossroads of Becoming

5 Jun 2024 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

On this 2nd ECR Annual Conference we continue to celebrate the ECR journeys and welcome educational researchers and practitioners to join us in Leeds.  This year’s conference is anchored on the...

Upcoming eventIn Person

SIG Convenor Meeting – Summer 2024

For current SIG Convenors and Network Leads only The BERA SIG Convenors meeting will be an opportunity to network with the BERA Office as well as colleagues from other...

Past event21 May 2024In Person

International Women’s Day 2024

On #InternationalWomensDay, BERA is celebrating the incredible achievements and contributions of women in educational research. Read below for a selection of exciting BERA events, blogs and...

News7 Mar 2024

BERA AGM 2023

BERA offers over £80,000 of awards and opportunities annually. This event will feature our first awards ceremony highlighting some of those winners and their work, as well as the achievements and...

Video8 Nov 2023

BERA Conference 2023

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

The BERA Conference 2023 was held on the 12th-14th September 2023 at Conference Aston/Aston University. Keynote speakers included: Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith. The conference ended with three...

Past conference12 Sep 2023

SIG Convenor Meeting – Summer 2023

For current SIG Convenors only 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...

Past event28 Jun 2023