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 EN provides 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 by providing publications, events and other resources to support university teachers of economics throughout the UK and worldwide.
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
The Economics Network also hosts sites which support student learning, including
Take a look here to see more about the EN.
Teaching resources for early career lecturers and teaching assistants:
New Lecturers Workshop and Early Careers Teaching Symposium on the 16th & 17th April 2015, supported by the Royal Economic Society.
The new lecturers workshop has now been combined with the early careers symposium (first run in April 2014) to create an interactive two day event focused on innovative and effective teaching. Booking now open - Further details.
CALL FOR PAPERS: Developments in Economics Education Conference (DEE)
Venue: University of Birmingham
Date: 10 & 11 September 2015
Deadline for submissions: 20 February 2015
DEE is the UK’s leading conference on economics education. Sessions at the conference include paper presentations, poster displays and interactive workshops which introduce new and innovative ideas on teaching and learning methods, the economics curriculum and student engagement.
Submissions are being accepted for the conference until 20 February 2015. Abstracts can be submitted on our website, where you will also find further information about conference themes and booking www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/dee2015