Practical Details


This will be in the Institute of Education on the outskirts of Reading. The details are at, for those travelling by rail, Please note that the bus has a £1.70 single charge or £3.00 for a day ticket, with no change. Alternatively, you can by a PLUSBUS ticket with a rail ticket. the buses from Heathrow airport stop at the train station. The direct trains from Gatwick airport stop at Reading train station. Our site is Bulmershe (the main site is Whiteknights). A taxi from the train station to Bulmershe is around £6. The area around the station is a building site for a massive revamp and there may be some changes. Directions by car are at Coming from London (or Heathrow) on the M4, take junction 11 and follow the instructions.

The Bulmershe site is at Woodlands Avenue, Woodley, post code RG6 1HY for sat nav. You will need a parking permit but we will arrange that, or help you get one on site. I recommend parking at Entrance 3 (big car park at the front and one at the left round the back. We will be using B207 on the second floor in building 1f (at Entrance 3). The map is at
I will arrange for all suitable entrance doors to be signposted with directions, and the Receptionist in the Main office at Entrance 1 will also be well informed. She will also have parking permits! The lunch room is yet to be confirmed (expected Tuesday) but lunch will be a little more than a snack, but not a sit down meal! We will have access to water and hot drinks during the day. We are expecting to vacate the site for good in December to move to another campus, so please do not expect modern buildings!

My mobile is at 07888738595 if required.

Registration fee

This will include a lunch on each of the two days, coffee/tea and light refreshments during the conference.The low fee will just cover costs, which all will have to pay, including speakers. The dinner cost will be on the delegates. I will book a good Italian restaurant near the station for ease. The cost will be £75 or Euro 90. . Payment to be made by June 1st. A web site for hotels is at hotels

Payment details

1. Make a cheque in sterling for £75 to University of Reading (IOSTE Conference) and send to
Wendy Keeley
Institute of Education
University of Reading
Please give your address if you would like a receipt.

2. The university details are
The bank account for University:  Barclays Bank plc
                                Account name:     The University of Reading
                                Sort Code:               20-71-03
                                Account No:           10468509
For international transfers:             IBAN = GB68 BARC 2071 0310 4685 09
Please make it clear that the payment is for the IOSTE Conference.
Payment is £75 or Euro 90, with all transaction costs on the payer.

Abstracts and publication

There will not be an abstract book to keep costs down. Abstracts will be placed on a special page on this site, later in the week before the conference.

Full papers, 12 pages each in total, with an overview and reflection chapter, will be published in a Proceedings (to be confirmed) . The publisher is under discussion.


We will have access to a PC and a display projector. We can accommodate lap tops attached to the system.

Pre and post conference

If some delegates are interested, we will have a social day on 20th June, followed by a social evening meal (own cost). Monday morning will be available for development of future research collaborations. I will arrange a social meal in Reading or Oxford on Tuesday afternoon/evening if required. Wednesday, I can arrange a visit to the school where I work part time. London is only 30 minutes by train from central Reading.