The Royal Economic Society provides support to the Economics Network, an organisation which provides publications , events and other resources to support university teachers of economics throughout the UK and worldwide. In their own words 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 offers a range of departmental visits and workshops at no charge: just contact the EN, who also run national and international events.
The Economics Network also hosts sites which support student learning, including
The EN says they want to be ' like margarine. We want to spread our passion and to make you excited whenever you hear the word ‘economics'.'! Take a look here to see more.
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
The Economics Network 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