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
Developments in Economics Education Conference - Booking Open!
24 May 2013
We're pleased to announce that the booking for this year's Developments in Economics Education conference is now open! The conference will be at the University of Exeter's Business School on the 5th and 6th September, and includes a keynote address by John Kay, one of Britain's leading economists and a patron of the Economics Network. On Wednesday 4th September, the EN will be hosting a welcome drinks reception following a meeting for our interdepartmental research project; both these events are open to all conference delegates
Please visit our website to reserve your place.
Handbook for Economics Lecturers new chapters
24 May 2013
This year we have added several new chapters to our online handbook. These guides are written and edited by practicing academics and are packed with specific examples, tips and case studies. Topics include "Assessment and Feedback", "Dealing with students' diverse skills in maths and stats", "Creative uses of in-class technology", "Assessment Design and Methods", "Curriculum design for the twenty-first century", "Designing ab initio postgraduate degrees", and "Supporting International Students of Economics in UK Higher Education".
New Case Study: Teaching Portfolio Theory
24 May 2013
Steve Cook of Swansea University Business School has shared a short case study, including a downloadable Excel spreadsheet, about demonstrating the diversification effect and related issues.
Forthcoming Economics Network Events
(run by Loughborough University)
A one day event introducing student, graduate, employer and educator perspectives on employability.
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
Economics Network Autumn Workshops
The Economics Network plans to run its autumn series of workshops for graduate teaching assistants and new lecturers again in 2013. For information on these workshops, please visit the 2012 webpages for GTAs and early careers lecturers. Further details will be released in the summer.
These departmental workshops are open to academics from all UK institutions. For more information, please contact Inna, or, to request a workshop, please fill in our online form.
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.