Psychology of Education Section Annual Conference 2011

Motivation and Resilience in Education

This years annual conference is to be held at the Preston Marriott Hotel conveniently located on the A6 within minutes of the M55 and M6 and a short taxi ride from the mainline station in Preston.
The hotel has an attached leisure club with a fully equipped gymnasium, swimming pool, sauna and steam room.  Delegates staying overnight are welcome to use these facilities free of charge.

Keynote Address (Friday):

Professor Neil Humphrey, School of Education, University of Manchester

Vernon Wall Lecture (Saturday):

Professor Julian (Joe) Elliott, Director of Research, School of Education, Durham University

Please download the conference programme below. 


The main focus of the conference this year is Motivation and Resilience in Education although all contributions (papers, posters, workshops or seminars) that cover aspects of psychological enquiry relating to education will be considered.  For details on how to submit to the conference please contact Debbie Pope.

Booking Information

Pay online by debit or credit card using the BPS Shop

To pay by cheque or to request an invoice complete and return the registration form.  The deadline to request invoices is Friday 7 October.

Cancellation policy: A full refund minus an administration charge of £15 will be given on all cancellations made more than 30 days before the event takes place. Any cancellation made less than 30 days before the event will not receive a refund.

Cancellation requests must be made via email. Verbal cancellations will not be accepted.



Preston Marriott Hotel
Garstang Road

18/11/2011 - 20/11/2011
Psychology of Education Section