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British Educational Suppliers Association

20 Beaufort Court Admirals Way

London, Greater London E14 9XL

United Kingdom

Company Description

The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), is the leading trade association for the UK education sector. With over 300 members, including manufacturers and distributors of equipment, materials, books, consumables, furniture, technology, ICT har ... more

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Employment History


Debating Matters

Promotions Coordinator, Head of Research and Development



IoI Current Affairs Forum

Young Journalists' Academy

Young Journalist Academy


Executive MBA

Henley Business School

Henley Business School MBA candidate


business strategy

Henley Business School

first-class degree

University of Warwick

Web References (123 Total References)

Bett Awards - Judges | [cached]

Chair of Judges - Patrick Hayes, Director, British Educational Suppliers Association

Patrick Hayes is the Director of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), the trade association representing over 300 educational suppliers in the UK, including manufacturers and distributors of equipment, materials, books, consumables, furniture, EdTech, ICT hardware and digital-content related services to the education market.
Hayes was previously on the executive team at TES Global, publishers of TES and THE and host to the largest network of teachers in the world. He had overall responsibility for M&A activity, investor relations and the TES Global advisory board.
He is a columnist for Education Today and Huffington Post and writes widely for education publications. He is Chair of Judges for the prestigious Bett Awards and Education Resources Awards.
In a voluntary capacity, he is a trustee of the non-profit Young Journalists' Academy and an active supporter of youth-education charity WORLDwrite. He also sits on the Innovate My School advisory board.

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Patrick Hayes, Director at BESA, said: “Bett Academies promises to be the most significant gathering of education leaders we have ever seen in the UK. Educators and school leaders will be united with those at the cutting edge of industry and governmental developments for two days of in-depth discussion, inspiration and networking.

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Patrick Hayes, Director of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), wrote an interesting article on the future of Edtech in the UK and its place in the classroom and described Third Space Learning as an "extremely impressive initiative."

With increasing reports of teacher shortages across the country, Hayes examined how Edtech could improve classrooms in the near future.
Hayes also described how how UK pupils who need support the most are now able to have individualised lessons through their personal, Third Space Maths specialist.

Education Magazine | Advertising | Education Emails - Schools behaviour Tsar wants to tear up gold stars [cached]

Patrick Hayes, director of BESA, said, 'Up until this point, the government deserves a Gold Star for giving teachers increased autonomy over how they teach in the classroom.

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Patrick Hayes, director of BESA said: "If you are looking of evidence of UK government working with industry to forge new trade relations following the Brexit vote, look no further than this edtech trade mission to China.

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