Photo of BAICE membership stand at UKFIET conference
Photo courtesy of UKFIET

Four types of benefits are available to BAICE members: research funding; events; additional grants and awards; and access to publications. Additional benefits are open to student members.

Research funding

Two types of research funding are available:

  • Seedcorn funding to support pilot research projects and scoping work;
  • Research capacity and network funding to support the inception and development of collaborations on new priority research areas.

Conferences, workshops and seminars

  • BAICE holds a conference every two years at different UK universities;
  • In alternate years, BAICE supports the UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development in Oxford;
  • At both conferences, members are entitled to reduced registration fees;
  • BAICE supports UK-based and international Compare writers’ workshops to prepare scholars to publish in international high quality journals.

Grants and awards

  • Conference bursaries are available for early career researchers and scholars from low and middle income countries to attend BAICE/UKFIET conferences;
  • BAICE Thematic Forums fund opportunities for developing networks and encouraging dialogue among diverse special interest groups;
  • The new Compare Fellows scheme is to support academics from low-income countries to develop their research profiles.

Journal subscription and discounted publications

Membership entitles you to:

  • BAICE’s journal, Compare (free online access to all issues and print copies of current issues);
  • Additional complimentary online access to 10 further journals published by Routledge and Taylor &Francis, including Comparative Education, Globalisation, Societies and Education, and the Journal of Education Policy;
  • 20% discount on Routledge and Taylor &Francis books;
  • A special personal print subscription rate of £36 ($60) to Comparative Education and/or Globalisation, Societies and Education.