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
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
Wednesday 2 April, 2014, London - Book now!
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
The symposium is £40 for GTAs and new lecturers based in UK Higher Education Institutions and places are offered on a first come-first served basis. Travel will not be reimbursed.
Thanks to Tim Harford, who will be speaking at the event, for this quick "trailer" of what will happen:
The Network hosts the biennial Developments in Economics Education (DEE) Conference (formerly DEBE).
DEE 2013 will take place on the 5th and 6th September 2013 at the University of Exeter.
Past conferences: DEE 2011 | DEE 2009 | DEE 2007 | DEBE 2005 | DEBE 2003 | DEBE 2001
The Economics Network is pleased to announce its 2013 series of autumn workshops for graduate teaching assistants and new lecturers.
These departmental workshops are open to academics from all UK institutions. For more information, please contact the centre.
The 2013 annual RES conference was held at Royal Holloway, University of London from Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th April 2013.
The 2013 annual conference of the SES took place from Monday 8th to Wednesday 10th April 2013.
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.