News & Events

The Economics Network offers a range of departmental visits and workshops at no charge: just contact us. We also run national and international events.

News from the Economics Network

Teaching Symposium for early career lecturers and teaching assistants

13 January 2014

Date: 2nd April 2014
Venue: London School of Economics, London

This event is degined to follow on from the Economics Network autumn workshops. It will focus on building confidence when teaching, innovations in economics education and how to teach specific topics in the economics curriculum.

Further information on this event.

Economics teaching event at HM Treasury, Nov 2013

22 November 2013

On 11 November 2013, HM Treasury hosted a workshop entitled Teaching economics as if the last three decades had happened.

This event was both the next instalment in Diane Coyle's project to discuss and evaluate the relevance of the economics curriculum and the launch of the INET CORE project, an international effort to change the core curriculum.

Read the EN's full report of the event.

New Lecturers residential workshop, 18-19 October, Manchester

11 October 2013

The Economics Network runs residential two-day workshops specifically designed to meet the needs of new and early-career lecturers in economics. The next workshop is in the University of Manchester on the 18-19 October. The event is free to all new and early economics lecturers at UK higher education institutions and online booking is available.

Forthcoming Economics Network Events

Early Careers' Lecturer/Tutor Follow-up Symposium

The Symposium has been designed as a follow-up to the autumn workshops for new lecturers and graduate teaching assistants. It will:

  • build upon the concepts addressed in earlier workshops
  • provide the opportunity to review your teaching practice
  • explore teaching of specific subjects e.g. econometrics or microeconomics
  • offer sessions aimed specifically at GTAs and others for new lecturers, e.g. a session on course design

Further information including a draft programme and an event trailer can be found on the event's page.

DEE Conference

The Network hosts the biennial Developments in Economics Education (DEE) Conference (formerly DEBE).

DEE 2013 took place on the 5th and 6th September 2013 at the University of Exeter.

Past conferences: DEE 2011DEE 2009DEE 2007DEBE 2005DEBE 2003DEBE 2001

Economics Network Autumn Workshops

The Economics Network is pleased to announce its 2013 series of autumn workshops for graduate teaching assistants and new lecturers.

Departmental Workshops

These departmental workshops are open to academics from all UK institutions. For more information, please contact the centre.

Supporters' Events

Royal Economic Society Conference

The 2013 annual RES conference was held at Royal Holloway, University of London from Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th April 2013.

Scottish Economic Society Conference

The 2013 annual conference of the SES took place from Monday 8th to Wednesday 10th April 2013.

Past Events

Please note that if you wish to attend any teaching and learning events, you can apply to the HEA Travel Fund, which will pay for travel and accommodation. For more information, please visit the HEA website.