The Economics Network aims to enhance the quality of learning and teaching throughout the higher education economics community.
"By providing additional support to lecturers and students alike, [the Economics Network] plays an invaluable role in furthering the university study of economics.” - Sir Charles Bean, RES President and Former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England.
The Economics Network is supported by the Royal Economic Society, the Scottish Economic Society and 37 UK higher education economics departments. If your department is not yet part of this community please see the EN website for more information about benefits and how to join.
Some of the benefits for subscribers:
The Economics Network also hosts sites and provides other resourceswhich support student learning, including:
Take a look here to see more about the EN.
Employers Survey 2014-2015. The fourth survey by the EN aims to improve understanding of the skills and knowledge economics graduates require to be effective in the workplace. This research was conducted with the support of the Government Economic Service and the Society of Business Economists. Read more.
Teaching resources for early career lecturers and teaching assistants:
GTA Workshops Autumn 2015
EN autumn training workshops for graduate teaching assistants are now underway.
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance, mapping the workshop/symposium activities and outcomes to the UK Professional Standards Framework used in institution training for lecturers and postgraduates. Further information on the workshops and how to book your free place is available on the EN website at:http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/events/gta
2015 Dates and venues:
21 September - University of Exeter
22 September - Cardiff University
30 September - University of Nottingham
2 October - University of Oxford
2 October - University College London
8 October - University of Essex
9 October - University of Warwick
12 October - University of Manchester
23 October - University of Glasgow