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:
Economics Network 2015 Teaching and Learning Awards launched to recognise exemplary teaching practice in economics.
This year, we will be giving awards in three categories:
• Best paper at the Developments in Economics Education conference (open to presents who have had a paper accepted to the 2015 conference)
• Outstanding contributions to economics education
• Best new lecturer (up to 3 years in post)
For further information on the awards, including the criteria and how to make a nomination, please visit our website at: www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/awards.
Developments in Economics Education Conference (DEE)
Venue: University of Birmingham
Date: 9-11 September 2015
Booking for the Developments in Economics Education conference is still open. The draft programme is now available on the EN website, but please note this is subject to change.
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. www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/dee2015