LSCA Business Board member David Trodden, from the London School of Economics, highlights some of the key issues discussed at this year’s BAFA Accounting Education Special Interest Group conference.
This year it was the Accounting team at Sussex University’s School of Business, Management & Economics who hosted the annual BAFA Accounting Education Special Interest Group conference at the beginning of May in Brighton. Professor Alan Sangster was the academic lead and Susan Smith was the conference organiser. It welcomed over 100 accounting academics from as far as Indonesia, Australia, South Africa and the US. This was made possible by the sponsorship provided by ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW to whom we are very grateful.
Here are some of the ideas discussed:
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If you would like to know more about these and other papers at the conference please email David Trodden. If you wish to attend next year it will be hosted by Ghent University, Belgium (22-24 May 2019).
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It was a very interesting co-operation, which helped to understand some of the key points that are associated with education in the accounting field. In general, the education system is very weak to date, there are aspects that have long had to be changed to a more modern way. Now, as for me, the current youth is very lack of motivation and perseverance. They do not want to spend much energy on studying. I recently wrote an article at my workplace, on this topic, anyone interested can read https://homeworkneeded.com/blog/work-hard.