The Economics Network is an organisation which provides publications, events and other resources to support university teachers of economics throughout the UK and worldwide. The EN is a web of contacts throughout the country connecting teachers working in a wide variety of institutions. A network that catalyses the spread of new techniques and better teaching within economics.
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.
The Economics Network offers a range of departmental visits and workshops at no charge as well as national and international events.Contact the EN for more details.
The EN also conducts regular surveys to research the current state of teaching and learning in Economics Higher Education in the UK including National Surveys of Economics Lecturers. A main objective of this survey is to clarify current practices and issues of concern to Economics lecturers and their students. An executive summary and full report are available on their site.
For further information go to the Economics Network website
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The Economics Network will be running its programme of Autumn workshops for GTAs and
New Lecturers. They are offering
If your department is interested in hosting a workshop, or if you would like to
become a presenter on this programme, please contact Ashley (email@example.com).
Development in Economics Education Conference date: 5-6 September 2013
Conference venue: University of Exeter
For more information visit: www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/dee2013.
DEE 2013 will have a particular focus on the recent changes in higher education, including increased fees and consequently student expectations. We are interested in how economics can tackle these challenges and how teaching staff can integrate skills development into the classroom. For a full list of the Conference themes and further details go to the conference website DEE website: www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/dee2013