The Economics Network

Improving economics teaching and learning for over 20 years

Ashley Lait, Centre Manager

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Ashley Lait joined the Economics Network in November 2011.

The role of the Centre Manager is to:

  • Organise, coordinate and manage events including conferences and national and departmental workshops
  • Coordinate, manage and edit publications, for example the Economic Review and Economics Network newsletters
  • Support the editorial board of the International Review of Economics Education
  • Develop, implement and manage thematic projects and schemes for the dissemination and implementation of good practice in learning and teaching, for example the student focus group scheme, the annual awards scheme
  • Develop teaching resources and documentation for the Network's workshops and ensure they meet the criteria for Royal Economic Society and Scottish Economic Society endorsement
  • Research into economics teaching and learning, including surveys, focus groups, data collection and analysis
  • Identify needs within the UK Higher Education economics community through literature reviews, surveys and focus groups
  • ​Work with external contacts to support thematic projects and the Network's research

Ashley's contributor profile has a selection of her contributions to the Network.


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