BEI Conference Listings


Updated 1 Sep 2015


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January   1998

February   1998

24-25 Feb
Partnerships for a Learning Work force
Organisers: Department of Continuing Education, Lancaster University Address: Kate Lantagne, University of Lancaster
Enquiries: Telephone: 01524 562622

March   1998

10 Mar
A Superhighway for the many - not the few: making technologies accessible to adults
Venue: Chamberlain Hotel, Alcester Street, Birmingham
Organisers: NIACE Address: Celestine Harris, NIACE
Enquiries: Telephone: 0116 204 4223
Themes: Conference aims to disseminate the results of a DfEE research project on raising individual awareness of information technology
16-17 Mar
A Curriculum for University Teaching? Issues and debates: Conference on the issues of staff development and training for university teachers
Organisers: Discipline Network on Empowering Education & Training at the University of Sussex Address: Mary Hoar, Centre for Continuing Education, University of Sussex
Enquiries: Telephone: 01273 678449

April   1998

7 Apr
Graduates and SMEs: Partnerships for Growth and Competitiveness
Venue: Millennium Centre, London
Address: Ginny Thomas, Operations Director, STEP Regional Office, Nottingham URL:
Enquiries: Telephone: 01159 412800

May   1998

June   1998

11-13 Jun
Dance on the edge. Celebrating Comparative and International Education at the cusp of the 21st Century
Venue: Vancouver, Canada
Organisers: Comparative and International Education Society (Western Region) Address: Mabel Yee, CIES Conference Secretary, Department of Educational Studies, University of BC, 2125 Main Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4, Canada
20-23 Jun
European Conference on Learning Cities: building a city agenda for learning;
Venue: De Vere Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton
Organisers: Hosted by Southampton City Council and the European Lifelong Learning Initiative Address: JUPITER Consortium, 93 Hampton Road, Hampton Hill, Middlesex TW12 1JQ
Telephone: 0181 977 9033

July   1998

6-8 Jul
28th Annual SCUTREA Conference: Research, Teaching, Learning: making connections in the education of adults
Venue: University of Exeter
Organisers: Roger Fieldhouse Address: Department of Continuing and Adult Education, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4PE
Enquiries: Telephone: 01392 411905
8 Jul
Learning from the Past - Looking to the Future. Educational Review Conference to celebrate 50 years of publication of the Educational Review
Venue: School of Education, The University of Birmingham
Address: Mrs Wyn Mills, Secretary Educational Review, School of Education, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT

August   1998

27-30 Aug
British Educational Research Association Annual Conference 1998
Venue: Queen's University, Belfast
Organisers: BERA Address: BERA 98, IFAB Communications, Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO1 5YW
Enquiries: Telephone: 01904 433029

September   1998

1-2 Sep
Managing Learning Innovation: the challenges of the changing curriculum
Venue: Lincoln University Campus, Lincoln
Organisers: SRHE and Learning Development, University of Lincolnshire and Humberside Address: Caroline Adams, Learning Development, University of Lincoln and Humberside, Cottingham Road, Hull HU6 7RT
Enquiries: Telephone: 01482 463324 Fax: 01482 463526
2-4 Sep
Conference on International Comparisons of Pupil Performance
Conference URL:
Address: Administrator, Assessment and Evaluation Unit, School of Education, The University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT
Telephone: +44 (0)113 233 4663 Fax: +44 (0)113 244 5260
Notes: Confernce registration form is on the website
2-4 Sep
The 3rd Northumbria Assessment Conference, Quality and Standards in Assessing Student Learning
Venue: University of Northumbria's Longhirst Campus
Address: Conference Administrator, Centre for Advances in Higher Education, Coach Lane Campus, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne NE 7 7XA
Enquiries: Telephone: 0191 227 4181
6-11 Sep
The First Mathematics Education and Society Conference
Venue: Centre for the Study of Mathematics Education, Nottingham University
Organisers: MEASI Address: Conference Secretariat, Centre for the Study of Mathematics Education, Nottingham University, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD
15-16 Sep
The UACE Annual CVE/CPD Conference
Venue: Glasgow
Address: Elizabeth Gray, Research and Enterprise, University of Glasgow, 10 The Square, Glasgow G12 8QQ
Enquiries: Telephone: 0141 330 5005 Fax: 0141 330 4035
Themes: 'Broadening Horizons: exploring international opportunities
17-20 Sep
European Conference on Educational Research
Venue: Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana
Organisers: European Educational Research Association Address: EERA Secretariat, c/o SCRE, 15 St John Street, Edinburgh EH8 8JR
Enquiries: Telephone: 0131 557 2944
22 Sep
NABSE Conference - Highers and Nationals - Which Way Forward?
Venue: Birmingham
Organisers: NABSE c/o Complete Support Group Ltd (formerly Conference Support Ltd)
Enquiries: Telephone: 0121 776 7766
Notes: Speakers include - Judith Compton, Principal Officer, Sectors QC. £99+VAT members, £120+VAT non-members
Themes: Timely conference taking an in-depth look at both the future of Nationals and Highers within the new rationalised national Framework, and the agreed changes to the delivery specifications
24-26 Sep
Scottish Educational Research Association Conference 1998
Venue: West Park Conference Centre, Dundee
Address: Margaret Caddick, SERA Administration, c/o Scottish Council for Research in Education, 15 St John Street, Edinburgh EH8 8JR
Notes: Conference proceedings searchable in Education-line

October   1998

22 Oct
CTI Mathematics Day Workshop. Taking advantage of hand-held technology
Venue: Conference Room in the School of Education, University of Birmingham
Conference URL:
Notes: There is a nominal charge of £30 including a buffet lunch. Places are limited and priority will be given to those who book first. Bookings can be made on website
23-25 Oct
The International Association of Facilitators Europe / Africa region 1998, Annual Weekend Conference and Workshops
Venue: Brussels
Enquiries: Telephone: + 32 2 219 00 87 Fax: +32 2 219 04 06
Notes: Accomodation (optional) 3900 BEF per night. For further details contact Dick Alton/Fennie Chan. 11000 BEF
28 Oct
City University, Department of Continuing Education and Open University Press present a one-day conference on REFLECTIVE LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Venue: Convocation Suite, City University, London
Address: Jasvir Kaur,Department of Continuing Education, City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V OHB
Enquiries: Telephone: 0171 477 8330 Fax: 0171 477 8256

November   1998

2-13 Nov
The Dawn of the Learning Age: an online conference
Organisers: SCET
Enquiries: Telephone: +44 (0) 141 337 5000 Fax: +44 (0) 141 337 5050
Notes: This online event is free and is centred around the main themes of our major conference taking place in Glasgow on 4-5 November
10 Nov
NABSE Conferences - GNVQ's Lessons for the Pilots
Venue: Liverpool
Organisers: NABSE Address: Complete Support Group Ltd
Enquiries: Telephone: 0121-776 7766 Fax: 0121-776 7666
Notes: £85+VAT members, £105+VAT on-members. Chaired by NABSE's President Dr John Capey,OBE - Chair kof GNVQ Assessment Review - and supported by a strong team including Lin Pilling ~ Director of Faculty, Business Administration & Information Technology, Redcar & Cleveland College; Kevin Corrigan. Also in Bristol 26/11/98
20-22 Nov
SCETT (Standing Committee for the Education and Training of Teachers) Annual International Conference. The Politics of Pedagogy ; Defining best practice
Venue: GEC Management College Rugby
Enquiries: Telephone: 44 + (0) 171 837 3636 Fax: 44 + (0) 171 837 4403
Notes: The conference can be booked by requesting an invoice from the SCETT Office
26 Nov
NABSE Conferences - GNVQ's Lessons for the Pilots - Bristol
Venue: Liverpool
Organisers: NABSE c/o Complete Support Group Ltd
Enquiries: Telephone: 0121-776 7766 Fax: 0121-776 7666
Notes: Chaired by NABSE's President Dr John Capey,OBE - Chair kof GNVQ Assessment Review - and supported by a strong team including Lin Pilling ~ Director of Faculty, Business Administration & Information Technology, Redcar & Cleveland College and Kevin Corrigan. Also in Liverpool 10/11/98. £85+VAT members, £105+VAT non-members
27 Nov
ELT 98: Innovation in the Evaluation of Learning Technology
Venue: University of North London
Conference URL:
Notes: Full timetable can be found on the conference website. To register email Dr Martin Oliver

December   1998

2-4 Dec
Information Ecologies: The impact of new information 'species'
Venue: The Viking Moat House Hotel, York
Conference URL:
Organisers: The Electronic Libraries (eLib) Programme and UKOLN
Notes: It will look at the impacts of these new Information Ecologies on libraries and universities today, at the nature and economics of some of these new information species, and at how we should plan in order to cope with our new environment in the future. Such issues will be addressed with particular reference to the experiences of eLib projects, set in the wider context of the international community. For full details of speakers and paper titles please see website. Registrations are being handled by Hazel Gott at UKOLN. A fuller version of the above details plus a booking form are available on the UKOLN server at URL:
15-16 Dec
Integrate, Co-operate, Innovate: eLib Phase 3 Hybrid Libraries, CLUMPS & Digital Preservation
Venue: Open University Conference Centre, 344-354, Gray's Inn Road, London
Conference URL:
Enquiries: Telephone: 0191 227 3222 Fax: 0191 227 3671
Notes: Two day non-residential conference, co-ordinated by eLib's HyLiFe Project. Details and booking form are available on website

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